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‘Without any basis in intl. law’: Venezuela blasts US sanctions on Maduro & Iran as ‘sustained aggression’

Via RT Venezuela has slammed a new round of US sanctions on President Nicolas Maduro and Iran as aggressive and illegal, while also contesting a new UN report alleging official abuses, saying it used “human rights as a political weapon.” “Venezuela denounces the new US aggression to the international community, announcing alleged unilateral sanctions against...

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Destination… Qatar? First US Space Force squadron lands in the Gulf

Via RT President Donald Trump’s passion project, the US Space Force, has made its first deployment outside American soil – to the small Persian Gulf nation of Qatar, rather than some alien planet. The squadron of 20 servicemen arrived at the Al-Udeid Airbase, located in a desert southwest the Qatari capital Doha, in late August,...

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Trump ricin letter raid: Canadian cops deploy CHEMICAL & BIOLOGICAL threat teams in Quebec after poison sent to White House

Via RT Canadian police say they’ve deployed chemical, biological and nuclear specialists in Quebec as part of an operation related to the mailing of poison to the White House. Earlier, a woman was arrested for allegedly sending the letter. The police operation focused on the city of Longueuil, just outside Montreal, on Monday morning. The Royal...

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Arabs: “Palestinians Repeat the Same Mistakes”

Via Gatestone Institute Several Palestinian factions have urged the Palestinian leadership to withdraw from the Arab League to protest the refusal of the Arab countries to condemn normalization with Israel. Earlier this month, the Arab League foreign ministers refused to endorse a Palestinian draft resolution condemning the UAE for its decision to make peace with...

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Trump and Nobel Prize: Make Deals Not War

Via Gatestone Institute US President Donald Trump has brokered normalization between Israel and two of its erstwhile Arab enemies, with more expected to follow. He may have also cleared the last foyer of conflict in former Yugoslavia by mediating a settlement between Serbia and Kosovo. Pictured: Trump signs a document as Kosovar Prime Minister Avdullah...

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United Nations will not support Washington’s unilateral move to reimpose UN sanctions on Iran, says organization’s chief

Via RT Secretary-General said the UN will not support US push to restore sanctions against Tehran without the approval of the Security Council, where overwhelming majority of member states oppose Washington’s efforts despite threats. Antonio Guterres wrote in a letter cited by The Associated Press that “there would appear to be uncertainty” regarding US Secretary of State...

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US envoy says Russia must agree to arms control deal with no NATO scaleback, or else it’s ‘happy to modernize nukes without START’

Via RT The US has made Russia an offer it hopes she won’t refuse: accept a new arms control deal including no limits on NATO weapons in Europe, or deal with a modernized American nuclear arsenal on its doorstep. Following the US’ unilateral withdrawal from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty last year, the 2011...

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Second AstraZeneca volunteer reportedly suffers rare neurological condition, but UK company says it’s not related to vaccine 

Via RT Two people have fallen ill during the trials of AstraZeneca’s coronavirus vaccine in the UK, the company’s internal papers revealed, and a source said they had both suffered from the same serious neurological disorder.  The company published details of the trials on Saturday, after facing criticism over the lack of transparency surrounding the...

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“The Scene was Horrific”: Persecution of Christians, August 2020

Via Gatestone Institute In Greece, a 38-year-old migrant from Algeria attacked the Agios Minas Cathedral in Heraklion, Crete twice in less than a week. (Image source: Bernard Gagnon/Wikimedia Commons) Rape and Forced Conversions of Christians in Pakistan In late August, Maira Shahbaz, a 14-year-old Christian girl, escaped from the home of Mohamad Nakash—her kidnapper,...

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US faces ‘more’ isolation after ‘null & void’ move to unilaterally reimpose UN sanctions, Tehran warns

Via RT Tehran has rebuked Washington’s decision to unilaterally reimpose UN sanctions on the Islamic Republic, predicting that the move will damage the US’ standing in the international community. Majid Takht-Ravanchi, the Iranian envoy to the United Nations, issued a scathing retort to US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s announcement late on Saturday that Washington...

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Iran’s Missile Violations: Where is the International Community?

Via Gatestone Institute Not a word of condemnation has been issued by either the UN or the EU on the Iranian regime’s acceleration of its threatening ballistic missile program. Pictured: Iranian soldiers launch a Ghader missile on September 11, 2020, during a military exercise near the Strait of Hormuz in southern Iran. (Photo by Iranian...

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The EU: Hizballah’s Intersectional Partner

Via Gatestone Institute This week it emerged in the media that links now exist between New IRA and Hizballah. New IRA’s plethora of attacks and attempted attacks go under-reported in the British media, although the group seized public attention after murdering journalist Lyra McKee in Londonderry last year. Pictured: The scene of Lyra McKee’s murder...