Day: 07/03/2018

Iran’s missile production has increased three-fold: Guards commander — France working diplomatically to chnage Iran’s thinking

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Reuters BEIRUT (Reuters) – Iran has increased its missile production three-fold, a senior Revolutionary Guards commander said Wednesday, according to the Fars news service. The commander did …

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Syrian rebels say will defend Ghouta, not negotiating withdrawal

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REUTERS | Published — Wednesday 7 March 2018 Syrians run for cover in Hamouria during Syrian government shelling on rebel-held areas in the Eastern Ghouta region on the outskirts of the capital Dam…

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Protests about in Saudi crown prince visit to U.K. – Middle East Affairs

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By William James LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s grand welcome for Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman will begin on Wednesday with a lunch with Queen Elizabeth, as the two countries seek to widen longstanding defence ties into a far-reaching partnership. Both sense an opportunity to broaden their existing relationship: Britain is looking for trading partners […]

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German far-right AfD politicians travel to Syria in effort to send refugees back to Syria

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Citing a lack of trust in media coverage, AfD parliamentarians have gone to Syria to assess the security situation for themselves. The party has been pushing to declare Syria a safe country and sen…

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The Generals: Failing Their Soldiers – and America – Antiwar.com Original

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September 2006. Iraq was falling apart. Nearly 100 American troops were being killed a month. The war seemed hopeless, unwinnable (because it ultimately was). So the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs, General Peter Pace, convened a “council of colonels’ – purportedly some of the brightest minds in the military – to – Maj. Danny Sjursen for Antiwar.com Original

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The $1.5 Billion Campaign to Whitewash Genocide in Yemen

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“The situation in Yemen – today, right now, to the population of the country,” UN humanitarian chief Mark Lowcock told Al Jazeera last month, “looks like the apocalypse.” 150,000 people are thought to have starved to death in Yemen last year, with one child dying of starvation or preventable diseases every ten minutes, and another falling into extreme malnutrition every two minutes. More

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Poland Denies Report Its President And PM Are Blacklisted At White House Over Holocaust Law

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Poland’s Foreign Ministry on Tuesday denied reports that the U.S. is punishing Poland over a controversial new Holocaust law. Bartosz Cichocki, the deputy foreign minister, conceded that Wash…

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