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IAEA Chief Confirms Iran’s Compliance with Nuclear Deal

Rome (TeleSUR) – Despite accusations by the Trump administration against Iran’s compliance with the nuclear deal, the U.N. nuclear agency chief denied these claims. The International Atomic Energy Agency Director General Yukiya Amano has confirmed that Iran is conforming to the terms of the 2015 nuclear agreement, despite accusations by the Donald Trump administration that Iran has failed […]

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Former Netanyahu Aide Turns State’s Witness in (Both) Corruption Cases

Tel Aviv (GPA) – Former Netanyahu Aide, Ari Harow, has turned state’s witness in two bribery cases against the current Israeli Prime Minister. Harow has agreed to cooperate with Israeli prosecutors in the ongoing corruption investigations as a part of his own plea bargain.  Although Netanyahu dismissed this latest development in a Facebook video, calling it “the scandal of the […]

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UK Police Consider Corporate Manslaughter for Grenfell Fire

London (TeleSUR) – Executives from the council and the tenant management organization are expected to face questioning. An investigation lead by Scotland Yard into London’s Grenfell tower block fire has found “reasonable grounds” to suspect that “corporate manslaughter” may have been committed. Around 80 people are estimated to have died in the blaze on June 14. The two organizations […]

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Russia Expelling US Diplomats as Response to Latest Sanctions

Moscow (GPA) – Triggered by a new round of sanctions, Russia expelling US diplomats comes as the predictable – though long delayed – response to one of Obama’s last geopolitical moves. Following Congress’ passage of new sanctions targeting Russia, Iran and North Korea, Russia has responded by issuing an order to the US, and several other countries, […]

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Russian Airbase in Syria Renewed for Another 50 Years

Damascus (MEE) – The base has been central to Moscow’s military campaign in Syria. Vladimir Putin has signed a law ratifying a deal with the Syrian government allowing Russia to keep its air base in Syria for almost half a century, official documents show. Related: China Joins With Russia In Calls For Investigation Into Syrian Chemical Weapon Claims The […]

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Russia’s New Weapons: Aircraft Carriers No Longer Rule the Seas

Moscow (SCF) – The US Navy received the first of its new generation aircraft carriers, USS Gerald R. Ford, on June 1, moving the $13 billion ship closer to becoming operational. It is expected to be commissioned this summer. Two other Ford-class carriers, the John F. Kennedy and Enterprise, are also planned. The ship can carry more aircraft, weapons and fuel with its larger […]

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The Day After Corbyn’s Surprise Surge, NPR Would Rather Talk About Buckethead

London (FAIR) – There were 771 words in NPR.org‘s lead day-after story (6/9/17) on the results of the British elections. None of them were “Jeremy” or “Corbyn.” That’s odd, because surely one of the most noteworthy aspects of the election was the surprisingly strong showing of the Labour Party under the leadership of Jeremy Corbyn. Widely expected to […]