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Taliban Expects US to Announce Afghan Pullout Date During Next Round of Talks

Taliban negotiator spokesman Mohammed Sohail Shaheen, currently in Moscow from the recent talks between Taliban and Afghan officials, reported that he expects, during the next round of talks with the US, the Americans will announce a specific date for withdrawing troops from Afghanistan. The US and Taliban have been known to be advancing toward a […]

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Global rebellion to Save Our Planet

“The greatest threat to the Earth is thinking someone else will save it.” The responsibility is ours; politicians and governments are complacent, dishonest and buried in the ideology of the past. Despite repeated warnings nothing substantial has been done and time is running out. No one else is going to Save Our Planet; a global […]

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Pentagon Official: Purchase Of Russian Missile System ‘Devastating’ For Turkey

A top Pentagon official has again warned Turkey about the consequences of purchasing a missile-defense system from Russia, turning up the pressure despite Ankara’s stated determination to go through with the deal. Kathryn Wheelbarger, the acting assistant secretary of defense for international security affairs, on May 30 said the purchase of the S-400 missile system […]

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Saudi King Opens Summit With Attack On Iran, Call For Unity

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman opened an emergency summit of Arab leaders in Mecca with a call for the international community to use “all means to stop the Iranian regime from interfering in the internal affairs of other countries.” The king, in his May 30 speech, accused Iran of “harboring global and regional terrorist entities and […]

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Fresh Israeli Elections Likely to Complicate Trump’s Peace Plan

Trump Administration officials, including Jared Kushner and Ambassador Greenblatt, are meeting with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on the planned unveiling of the US peace plan for Israel. Officials say that the plan is scheduled for June 25-26. The plan is expected to receive a sour welcome from the Palestinians, since US officials involved have suggested […]

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Assange Too Ill to Appear at Extradition Hearing

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was unable to attend a court hearing in London on US attempts to extradite him, with his lawyer saying he is simply too ill to make an appearance, and has been relocated to his prison’s medical ward. A statement from WikiLeaks reported Assange’s health had “significantly deteriorated” from his seven years […]

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Top US General Claims Intel Showed Iran Mounting a Campaign Against US

Chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joe Dunford has revealed that it was he who was driving recent US military deployments into the Middle East, saying he recommended them based on intelligence with respect to Iran. Dunford claimed that “malign activity and threats to our forces by the Iranians were not new,” […]

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Canada Supports Most Hardline, Anti-Democratic Elements of Venezuela’s Oppposition

Not only has Canada financed and otherwise supported opposition parties in Venezuela, Ottawa has allied itself with some of its most anti-democratic, hardline elements. While the Liberal government has openly backed Voluntad Popular’s bid to seize power since January, Ottawa has supported the electorally marginal party for years. Juan Guaidó’s VP (Popular Will in English) […]

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Saudi King Blasts Iran for ‘Naked Aggression’

Speaking on Thursday at an emergency Arab summit, Saudi King Salman claimed that his nation and others in the Arab world had failed to stand firm against Iran, and that the result had been “naked aggression” by the Iranians. The king mostly tried to echo the narrative of US hawks on Iran, trying to attribute […]

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