Pompeo Snubs Germany’s Merkel To Make Surprise Iraq Visit, Cites Iran “Escalation”

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It seems the White House’s “maximum pressure” campaign is now in overdrive following John Bolton’s announced carrier strike group and bomber deployment to the Persian Gulf region based on “troubling and escalatory” threats from Iran. On Tuesday Secretary of State … Read More

Iranian threat that prompted deployment of US carrier, bombers to Middle East ‘is real’, official warns

The Iranian threat to American troops that prompted the deployment of an aircraft carrier and a bomber task force to the Middle East “is real,” a U.S. official told Fox News on Monday. The official’s underscoring of the danger posed by the Islamic … Read More

Any Israeli forces attack on Lebanon equals their annihilation: Nasrallah

posted in: Middle East, News

TEHRAN, May 02 – Hezbollah Leader Hassan Nasrallah warned that if forces of the Israeli regime dare to attack southern Lebanon, they will be destroyed. He made the remarks while addressing his supporters via a televised speech broadcast live from the … Read More

Venezuela uprising turns violent after military armored vehicle plows into crowd of opposition supporters

Emboldened supporters of opposition leader Juan Guaido brutally clashed with Venezuelan security forces as dramatic footage from Caracas showed a military armored vehicle plowing into the crowd. In a video broadcast live on telecasts across the world, the armored vehicle can be seen driving over … Read More

Sen. Rick Scott: Venezuela will become ‘this hemisphere’s Syria’ if Maduro not ousted

BOGOTA, Colombia — Florida Sen. Rick Scott sees Venezuela in the starkest of terms: a toxic brew of hunger, desperation and “bad actors” that are threatening to turn the country into “this hemisphere’s Syria” and swamp the region in trouble. … Read More

Pentagon Mulling New Venezuela Options to Deter Russia, China & Cuba – Report

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On Monday, the Russian Foreign Ministry slammed US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s recent allegations related to Moscow’s “intervention in Venezuela” as unacceptable. China, in turn, berated Pompeo for his claims that Beijing’s friendship with Latin American countries is “pretended”. … Read More

Moon calls for 4th inter-Korean summit

posted in: Far East, News

President Moon Jae-in on Monday called for another inter-Korean summit, saying that Pyongyang and Washington have expressed willingness to continue dialogue and that Seoul needs to lay the foundation for bigger results. “The Korean Peninsula peace process has entered the … Read More

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