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Paris (GPA) – Emmanuel Macron recently voiced support for opposition in Venezuela even as his own country is ground to a halt every weekend by protests. There is an overused saying that “people in glass houses shouldn’t throw stones.” While these few words may be cliche there is definitely oneContinue Reading

New York (TNA) – US President Donald Trump presided over his first UN Security Council session but faced opposition from member states on his unilateral policy, particularly on the Iran issue. The UN Security Council meeting on the non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction was held Wednesday, one day after TrumpContinue Reading

Macron cancels israel visit

Paris (MEMO) – President of France Emmanuel Macron has taken the highly unusual decision of canceling a trip to Israel for the second time. Last year Macron said he had planned to visit Israel and the Palestinian Authority in spring 2018 to voice French support for the continuation of the Israeli-Palestinian peace process.Continue Reading

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Paris (MEE) – Lebanon’s Prime Minister Saad Hariri headed to Saudi Arabia on Tuesday for the second time since his shock resignation in the kingdom last year. On 4 November, Hariri announced he was stepping down in a televised address from Riyadh, sparking concerns that he was being detained against his will. AfterContinue Reading

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Paris (WW) – Major strikes are starting in France on April 3 to oppose the Macron government’s plans to impose austerity on the French working class, lay off 120,000 public sector workers and weaken the labor movement. But French workers are fighting back through political strikes, like the U.S. teachers’ strikes inContinue Reading

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Ankara (GPA) –  With Turkish threats to move on US positions near Manbij and France contemplating deploying more soldiers to aid Kurdish forces in Northern Syria, there is a growing likelihood Turkey may end up confronting one or both NATO allies. The situation on the ground in Syria may always be changing rapidlyContinue Reading

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Davos (SCF) – US President Trump swung into the snow-capped Alpine resort of Davos with expectations of a cool reception from the assembled political and financial leaders. “Into the lion’s den,” said one news anchor, as Trump brought his “America First” agenda to the annual World Economic Forum which is associated with “globalism”Continue Reading

Paris (GPA) – French President Emmanuel Macron has conceded that Bashar Al Assad “won the war” in Syria and will remain as president. Speaking in an interview with French television on Sunday, Emmanuel Macron finally stated what most people already know about Syria: the west had lost. However, Macron didContinue Reading

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Washington DC (GPA) – Hell bent on finding Iran in violation of the nuclear agreement, US ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, presented “evidence” as an attempt to rally an international coalition against Tehran. Haley spoke at a press conference at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling on Thursday. Behind her onContinue Reading