Aktuelles auf englisch (34) [der letzten 24 Stunden]
The Taiwanese Defense Ministry has bared their teeth, promising that they are ready to defend their island from mainland China aggression if need be. This comes in the wake of a new exchange of provocations and saber rattling between the two.
The interception of a US spy plane by two Chinese jets over the Yellow Sea was “legal, necessary, [and] professional,” Beijing said, adding that such flights by Washington threaten China’s national security.
Welt - Mittlerer Osten (3)
12:32 [Press TV]
Taliban militants have killed at least 26 Afghan soldiers and injured 30 more in an attack on an army base in Afghanistan’s southern Kandahar Province.
12:27 [Press TV]
President Hassan Rouhani has denounced the US House of Representatives’ approval of a draft law on fresh sanctions against Iran, saying the Islamic Republic would “definitely” give a proportionate response to the hostile move.
23:43 [Press TV]
Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) says it has frustrated a provocative move by a US Navy ship in the Persian Gulf after it allegedly fired warning shots at an Iranian vessel.
Welt - Naher Osten - arabische Halbinsel (5)
13:45 [Al Masdar News]
According to a military source in Damascus, the 24 hours to kick Al-Qaeda out of the East Ghouta starts on Wednesday morning and will end on Thursday.
12:33 [Press TV]
Qatar’s foreign minister, who is on a visit to the US, says the “negative behavior” of the Saudi-led bloc of blockaders is undermining the mediation efforts aimed at settling the unprecedented diplomatic crisis gripping the Persian Gulf region.
11:41 [Voltaire Network]
President Trump’s policy in the Greater Middle East is beginning to materialise. While up until now, the United States and their allies have been attempting to destroy states and impose chaos, they are now legitimising alliances against the jihadists. Although in theory, Iran, Syria and the Hezbollah are still enemies to be defeated, in practice, they have become partners.
Thousands of Jordanians joined the funeral procession of a teenager shot dead by an Israeli security guard during a standoff at the Israeli embassy. The mourners have demanded authorities close the embassy and tear up Jordan’s peace treaty with Tel Aviv.
The nine organizations include three Yemeni and six Libyan ones, while the nine individuals are three Qataris, one Kuwaiti, three Yemenis and two Libyans.
13:20 [Consortium News]
As national Democrats claim the mantle as the more hawkish party — and President Trump panders to the Saudi-Israeli tandem — House Republicans moved to curb U.S. support for the Saudi-led war on Yemen, Dennis J Bernstein notes.
If you`re wondering why the establishment is so desperate to impose regime change on the Trump administration, wonder no more. It`s because he is defying them on their efforts to get even more involved in the Mideast.
Tulsi Gabbard Full One-on-one Explosive Interview With Tucker Carlson (7/24/2017)
Alex Jones takes a look at the economic strides that President Trump has made in his first 6 months regardless of the mockingbird media’s attempt to prove otherwise. While the Fed desperately attempts to stop Trump and Congress from enforcing the true transparency that the GAO has required since the 1970’s.
The US House of Representatives has overwhelmingly passed a new round of sanctions on Iran, Russia, and North Korea. The bill also limits the president’s ability to unliaterally lift sanctions, forcing him to seek Congressional approval.
Republican Senators Lisa Murkowski and Susan Collins voted no, however, with the help of a recently returned US Senator John McCain —who is battling brain cancer- they were able to pass the motion with Vice President Mike Pence`s tie-breaking vote.
Welt - Russland und Zentralasien (2)
12:31 [Press TV]
Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said on Wednesday that Moscow had warned “dozens of times” that new sanctions would “not go unanswered.”
Prime Minister of Lebanon Saad Hariri told Sputnik that he planned to visit Moscow on September 11 and meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Welt - Weltwirtschaft (2)
12:29 [Press TV]
The IMF`s bylaws, she said, call for the institution`s head office to be located in the largest member economy.
11:19 [Covert Geopolitics]
Reuters reported, a week ago, that Russia’s Sberbank has begun trading in gold at the Shanghai exchange. This is both a retaliatory move against those who continue to wage an economic war through a broad, extended economic sanction against the federation, and as a long term measure against global terrorism, aka Khazarian Mafia.
Themen - Bevölkerungskontrolle (1)
Over the past couple of years, Roombas haven’t just been picking up dust and chauffeuring cats around, they’ve also been mapping the layout of your home. Now, Colin Angle, the chief executive of Roomba maker iRobot, has said he wants to sell the data from these maps in order to improve the future of smart home technology.
Themen - Geheimdienste und Terror (1)
14:29 [Fars News Agency]
The sources said that Commander of Syria`s Thowar Front Bashir Mat`at al-Rahil al-Namiri was killed in a booby-trap bomb blast as he was moving on the road connecting Zamrin to Um al-Awsaj in Northern Dara`a.
In the meantime, one of the commanders of Hourdan Mujahedeen Brigade affiliated to the Free Syrian Army (FSA) was killed in a bomb explosion in the town of Kafr Shams in Northern Dara`a.
11:26 [Neon Nettle]
Putin warns his people of the threat of globalism
Efraim Halevy highlights role of NILI espionage network in creation of Israel.
Themen - Globalisierung und Globalismus (1)
21:36 [Youtube/Cognitive Science]
One hour Chomsky about current situation and historical remarks.
23:34 [Sic Semper Tyrannis]
" CIA Director Mike Pompeo said Thursday Russia has no plans to leave Syria and will continue to try to meddle in U.S. affairs to "stick it to America."
Themen - Informationstechnologie (2)
Taking to an underground marketplace called RaidForums, a dark web vendor going by the pseudonym "Logan" has reportedly sold millions of voter records from nine states.
Dubbed FruitFly, the Mac malware was initially detected earlier this year by Malwarebytes researcher Thomas Reed, and Apple quickly released security patches to address the dangerous malware.
Now months later, Patrick Wardle, an ex-NSA hacker and now chief security researcher at security firm Synack, discovered around 400 Mac computers infected with the newer strain of the FruitFly malware (FruitFly 2) in the wild.
Themen - Kriminalität und Nepp (1)
A staffer working for US Representative and former Chair of the Democratic National Committee Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.) has been arrested while trying to leave the country, and the aide has been charged with committing bank fraud by double-charging the House for IT equipment.
Themen - Medien und Propaganda (1)
11:59 [Zero Hedge]
A Twitter fight is raging between (possibly former) Newsweek senior writer Kurt Eichenwald and Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, and it`s been awesome. To bring you up to speed - The Gateway Pundit reported Sunday that a lawsuit against Eichenwald and Newsweek was settled out of court last week for an undisclosed sum over Eichenwald accusing Sputnik News editor Bill Moran of colluding with Russia.
Themen - Menschenrechte (1)
Amnesty International has condemned a court decision which they say could see 14 men, including a student due to study in the US, beheaded for taking part in anti-government protests in Saudi Arabia.
Themen - Militär und Frieden (3)
12:41 [Consortium News]
Rather than rethink U.S. policy in the Mideast, particularly the entangling alliances with Israel and Saudi Arabia, Official Washington pushes schemes to perpetuate the “forever war” in Afghanistan, writes James W Carden.
Washington is considering sending “defensive” weapons to Ukraine, US special representative Kurt Volker says. He insists the potential move, long desired by Kiev, would not be "provocative." It comes as Moscow warns against fueling Ukraine`s civil war.
A Senate committee proposal for the 2018 military budget would further boost Pentagon spending on troops and equipment, make the US presence in Eastern Europe a persistent feature, and supply lethal weapons to Ukraine, among other things.