Aktuelles auf englisch (34) [der letzten 24 Stunden]
Topthema - Aktuelle Hotspots (1)
23:40 [Sic Semper Tyrannis]
The latest news about the FBI--e.g., they apparently lost 5 months of text messages between star FBI au lovers, Strzok-Page texts, perhaps 50,000--points to incompetence or malfeasance and coverup. I go with the latter.
7:19 [Press TV]
The Egyptian Armed Forces have accused ex-military chief of staff General Sami Anan, a presidential rival of President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi in March elections, of forgery and other crimes linked to his candidacy announcement.
23:36 [Journey East]
Western concepts of Tibet embrace more myth than reality. The idea that Tibet is an oppressed nation composed of peaceful Buddhists who never did anyone any harm distorts history. In fact the belief that the Dalai Lama is the leader of world Buddhism rather than being just the leader of one sect among more than 1,700 "Living Buddhas" of this unique Tibetan form of the faith displays a parochial view of world religions.
7:25 [Press TV]
Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro says he is ready to stand for re-election following a move by the government-allied Constituent Assembly to call for an early presidential election.
Welt - Mittlerer Osten (1)
13:01 [Press TV]
Some major Iranian cities are facing water rationing and other mandatory restrictions if the worst dry spell in more than 50 years persists.
Welt - Naher Osten - arabische Halbinsel (5)
12:15 [Fars News Agency]
Sa`ad al-Kayari nom de guerre Um Aboud, a senior female commander of terrorists, was killed in fierce clashes with the army men near the newly-freed Abu al-Dhohour airbase.
12:13 [Fars News Agency]
A notorious field commander of Ankara-backed Free Syrian Army (FSA) was killed amid the Turkey-led Olive Branch Operation forces` withdrawal after fierce clashes with the Kurdish fighters, Kurdish sources said on Wednesday.
14:09 [Fars News Agency]
Ankara carried out airstrikes in Northern Iraq against the strongholds of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militants, whom it said were planning to launch attacks on Turkish soil.
13:02 [Press TV]
Turkey has carried out airstrikes in northern Iraq against the strongholds of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militants, whom it says were planning to launch attacks on Turkish soil.
12:55 [Fars News Agency]
The Syrian Army troops are preparing for the second phase of an operation in Idlib province to lift the terrorists` siege on the Shiite towns of Fua`a and Kafraya in Northeastern countryside of Idlib city.
23:37 [Imperia News]
This term government shutdown sounds horrible and apocalyptic.
23:34 [Liberty Nation]
Earlier this week, reports suggested a surprising upturn in the fate of The Donald. Trump’s favorability among black Americans has increased drastically. While the majority of blacks still have an unfavorable view towards the president, there is evidence that a significant number have had a change in heart. Needless to say, the establishment media is not happy about this finding.
23:30 [The Daily Caller]
FBI’s top agent on the Trump-Russia investigation sent a text message last year that one top Republican senator says suggests he saw no evidence of Trump campaign collusion...Strzok wrote: “You and I both know the odds are nothing. If I thought it was likely, I’d be there no question. I hesitate in part because of my gut sense and concern that there’s no big there there.”
23:29 [The Daily Caller]
....“We know MS-13 in the region here is responsible for a quite a number of the most brutal murders,” Sessions told reporters. “I see no justification whatsoever for any city, any jurisdiction, any state, to take the view that someone who enters the country illegally and then commits some other crime should be protected from federal law to be deported. I feel very strongly about that.”...
23:28 [The Daily Caller]
The two FBI officials involved in a scandal over anti-Trump text messages referred to a “secret society” on the day after President Trump’s 2016 election win, two Republican lawmakers who have reviewed the exchanges said on Monday....Gowdy, who was interviewed alongside Ratcliffe, provided a few more details about the “secret society” text.
23:23 [State of the Nation]
Compared to the unparalleled political fallout guaranteed with the publication of the FISA Memo, the 2018 government shutdown is a walk in the park for the Democrats.
23:23 [The Future of Freedom Foundation]
The media once more has been agog with the terror and fear of the government shutdown that occurred following the failure of the Congress to pass another stop-gap spending bill, when federal spending approval officially ran out at one minute past midnight on Friday, January 19, 2018.
23:22 [The Daily Signal]
As a presidential candidate in 2008, Barack Obama asserted that he was a “citizen of the world.” By contrast, during his first address to Congress last year, President Donald Trump said, “My job is not to represent the world. My job is to represent the United States of America.” Many around the world seem to have formed clear opinions on the contrast.
"You and I both know the odds are nothing. If I thought it was likely, I’d be there no question. I hesitate in part because of my gut sense and concern that there’s no big there there,” Strzok texted Page, according to Senator Ron Johnson (R-Wisconsin), who read out the message on Tuesday during an interview with WISN-Milwaukee radio host Jay Weber.
14:20 [The Unz Review]
Why does Washington hate Bashar al-Assad?
The US has firmly rejected a Russian-drafted Security Council resolution seeking to establish an objective investigative mechanism to probe all allegations of chemical attacks in Syria “based on impeccable and irrefutable data.”
China welcomes the draft resolution by Russia to establish a new mechanism to investigate the use of chemical weapons in Syria, Chinese Ambassador to the United Nations Liu Jieyi told members of the UN Security Council on Tuesday.
12:57 [Mint Press News]
Economic sanctions are like a medieval siege but with a modern PR apparatus attached to justify what is being done.
Deutschland - Demokratie und Politik (1)
With Kurdish militias and the Turkish military entering their fourth day of military conflict in northwestern Syria, the US and Germany have carefully stayed on the sidelines after having armed both sides of the conflict.
Feuilleton - Meinung und Debatte (1)
23:35 [Middle East Eye]
It is time the Palestinians said loudly that the current leadership has become part of the problem. They largely act as if Palestine has been liberated, a state with ministers, ministries and the trappings of power when in fact even Abbas needs permits from Israel to move from one city to another and when the Palestinian prime minister can be stopped for speeding by the Israeli army in the West Bank.
Themen - Geheimdienste und Terror (5)
At least 33 people have been killed and scores more wounded in a double car bomb attack in Benghazi, Libya. No group has yet claimed responsibility for the atrocities.
20:15 [Press TV]
Turkish officials have handed over to Lebanese authorities a suspect in the car bomb explosion in the southern Lebanese city of Sidon that slightly wounded a member of the Palestinian Islamic resistance movement, Hamas, last week.
Army units operating in Lattakia northern countryside thwarted on Tuesday an attack by Jabhat al-Nusra-affiliated terrorist groups on a number of military posts in Lattakia northern countryside.
The armed groups fired mortar shells on al-Wafideen Camp residential area in Damascus Countryside in a new violation of the de-escalation zone agreement in Eastern Ghouta.
14:11 [Fars News Agency]
Two large terrorist groups affiliated to the Free Syrian Army (FSA) engaged in fierce clashes in Dara`a province after a terrorist commander was assassinated, dissident-affiliated websites reported on Tuesday.
23:28 [The Daily Caller]
A look back into the Democratic Party’s official 2008 platform on immigration shows just how far left its members have drifted in a decade. Under the “Immigration” section of its platform document entitled “Renewing America’s Promise” the Democratic National Committee criticizes the nations “broken” immigration system,” pledging in August 2008 that “we cannot continue to allow people to enter the United States undetected, undocumented and unchecked.”
Themen - Medien und Propaganda (3)
23:38 [Collective Evolution]
We sit at one of the most important times for media ever. With the mainstream media being called ‘Fake News’ by the POTUS and with alternative media outlets getting so much attention from people around the world, things are changing a lot.
23:35 [Collective Evolution]
James F. Tracy is a PhD from the University of Iowa. A former professor of communications at Boca Raton, Florida Atlantic University.
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson pointed the finger at Syrian President Bashar Assad for the reported chemical incident in East Ghouta, while ultimately blaming Russia for it, regardless of who actually committed the attack.