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Activists Compare Worldwide Attention to Notre Dame with Destruction in Syria, Iraq

Tehran (TNA) – Twitter activists highlighted the amount of attention given to Notre Dame cathedral fire incident in comparison to destruction in Syria, Iraq, and even Palestine done by terrorist groups and Israeli forces. Twitter users pointed to the amount of attention paid and solidarities expressed by the nations and their leaders following a fire at […]

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Three Reasons Macron is a Hypocrite when it Comes to Venezuela

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 one man that they can be […]

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Yellow Vests: Fuel Tax Hike Triggers Poverty, Finances War and Repayment of Public Debt

Paris (GR) – The Western media in chorus upholds France’s President Macron against the Yellow Vests Movement, which it describes as “Climate Deniers.” The New York Times casually describes the fuel tax hike as a carefully formulated economic policy to fight global climate change. It’s a lie. Hikes in the fuel tax applied Worldwide in […]

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66,000 Yellow Vests Protest Macron’s Austerity in France

Paris (TLS) – At least 168 protesters have been arrested in Paris. The police have used water cannons and tear gas to disperse demonstrations throughout France. Thousands of protesters took to the streets of French cities Saturday in the fifth weekend of nationwide demonstrations against Emmanuel Macron’s government, despite calls to hold off after a gun attack in Strasbourg earlier this week. Police fired water […]

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French President Macron Cancels Israel Visit Again

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. The trip was postponed to […]

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3 French nationals briefly detained in PKK operations in Turkey

Ankara (TM) – Three French nationals were briefly detained, along with 13 others, during an operation conducted by Turkish security forces targeting the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) and its umbrella organization the Kurdistan Communities Union (KCK) in southeastern Şırnak province, the state-run Anadolu news agency reported. According to the report, the operation was carried out by the gendarmerie […]

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Hariri Heads to Saudi Arabia for Second Time Since Suspect Resignation

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. After French mediation, however, he rescinded […]

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Alegerian al-Qaeda in the Sehal Offered Immunity in ‘Secret French-Backed Deal’

Algiers (MEE) – Al-Qaeda and other militants in Sahel region will gain immunity if they surrender in a deal between Algiers, Bamako, and Paris, sources tell MEE. France, Algeria and Mali are operating a secret agreement to offer Sahel militants immunity in return for them laying down arms, security sources in Algeria have told Middle East Eye. […]

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Trump Declares ‘Mission Accomplished’ After Illegally Bombing Syria

Washington (GPA) – US President Donald Trump took to Twitter Saturday to declare mission accomplished in after bombing Syria over spurious chemical weapons claims. Following days of heightening tensions as a result of numerous threats from Trump, primarily via Twitter, the US President finally issued details of a joint US, UK, and French attack on Syria. Trump announced these […]

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Class Lines Harden in Strikes in France

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 in West Virginia,  Oklahoma, and Kentucky. […]

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