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Lebanon round the clock lockdown begins as covid infections reach daily high

Lebanon has entered an 11-day round the clock curfew in a last-ditch attempt to rescue the country’s overwhelmed healthcare system, as ICU beds reach near full capacity and medics report coronavirus patients being dumped at hospital doors or treated in their cars. The measures are among the toughest yet announced by any country and could […]

Iran Positions ‘Suicide Drones’ in Yemen, Within Range of Israel

Drones are seen during a large-scale drone combat exercise of Army of the Islamic Republic of Iran, in Semnan, Iran January 4, 2021. Picture taken January 4, 2021. Iranian Army / WANA (West Asia News Agency)/Handout via REUTERS JNS.org – As tensions escalate in the Red Sea region, Iran has sent several Shahed-136 loitering munitions, […]

Iran Works on Uranium Metal for Reactor Fuel in New Breach of Nuclear Deal

Flags flutter in the wind in front of the headquarters of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in Vienna, Austria, December 16, 2020. Photo: REUTERS/Lisi Niesner Iran has started work on uranium metal-based fuel for a research reactor, the UN nuclear watchdog and Tehran said on Wednesday, in the latest breach of its nuclear deal […]

Study Finds UNRWA Educational Materials Replete With Antisemitism, Anti-Israel Hate, Incitement

View of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) building in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip. Photo: Abed Rahim Khatib / Flash90. A new study of educational materials used by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), which serves Palestinian refugees, has found that the materials contain anti-Israel and antisemitic racism, encouragement […]

At Least 23 Iranian, Syrian Troops Killed in Israeli Strikes in Syria

(JNS) At least 23 members of Iranian and Syrian-regime forces were killed in Israeli air strikes in eastern Syria early Wednesday, and more than 28 militiamen wounded, some seriously, according to a U.K.-based war monitor. The Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) reported that Israel had struck targets in Deir ez-Zor Governorate, quoting a military source […]

WhatsApp Privacy Changes Roil Users, Governments

The Media Line — The Facebook-owned messaging platform WhatsApp on Monday lost a prominent user, when Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced he was quitting the popular app because of the latest changes in its privacy policy. Ankara’s premier has hardly been the only one. The Turkish alternative to WhatsApp, called BiP, which Erdogan promised […]

Biden’s choice for CIA director shows where he’s headed on Iran

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Rothschild’s Israel’s Deadly 5G For Massive Mind Control and Death

5G Is An Israeli Creation Of Mass Mind Control And MoreKey Companies Involved All Traceable To Israel Edited By Gary Holland7-30-18 Stunning Photos Of A New 5G Tower In Las VegasBlasting Deadly EMF Into All Who Are Near It – PicsThe US Military KNEW 50 Years Ago How EMF DestroysHuman Reproduction And Breaks The Entire […]

Iran Seizes South Korean Oil Tanker after Seoul Refuses to issue Payment of $6 Billion

Tehran authorities forced the Hankuk Chemi tanker, sailing under South Korean flag, to dock in Iran last week, suspecting the vessel of contaminating local waters. At the same time, the Islamic republic rejected accusations that it was holding the ship “hostage”. Iran’s seizure of the South Korean-flagged Hankuk Chemi tanker was not a provocation aimed […]

Palestinians Approve Russian COVID-19 Vaccine for Use, Russian Wealth Fund Says

A nurse prepares Russia’s ‘Sputnik-V’ vaccine against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), for inoculation in a post-registration trials stage, at a clinic in Moscow, Russia, Sept. 17, 2020. Photo: Reuters / Tatyana Makeyeva. The Palestinian health ministry has approved the main Russian vaccine against COVID-19, known as Sputnik V, for use in Palestinian self-ruled territory, Russia’s […]

Palestinians Fear Israelis Promoting COVID Vaccine As Covert Means To Sterilize Them

Despite the heavy promotion of the COVID vaccination in the Israeli media, the Palestinians in East Jerusalem have all but ignored it — convinced that the vaccines will be used as part of the decades-long, ongoing effort to ethnically cleanse Jerusalem — and all of eretz Israel — of its Palestinian population: The least crowded […]

Greed & Violence Are Good Say Globalists Who Profit Off of Both

As taxpayers, we are told to “Support the Troops!” when we know the troops we support are trained killers. We support wars they fight that have murdered millions of men, women and children and occupied lands that don’t belong to us. We have raped, pillaged and bombed countless countries into rubble while we watch TV […]

First Qatari Vehicles Cross Border into Saudi after Gulf Detente

An officer gives flowers to a driver at a border crossing of Saudi Arabia with Qatar, after the two countries restored ties and opened borders, which were closed since 2017. Saudi Arabia, January 9, 2021. Photo: Saudi Press Agency/Handout via REUTERS Qatari vehicles crossed into Saudi Arabia through a land border on Saturday for the […]

Iran Denies Seized Korean Ship and Crew are Being Held as Hostages

A South Korean-flagged tanker vessel which was seized by Iran’s Revolutionary Guards is seen in Gulf waters, Iran January 4, 2021. Photo: IRGC/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS. Iran denied on Tuesday it was using a South Korean ship and its crew as hostages, a day after it seized the tanker in the Gulf […]

Eyeing Gulf Detente, Saudi Arabia Opens Summit With Call to Counter Iran Threat

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman welcomes Qatar’s Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani upon his arrival to attend the Gulf Cooperation Council’s (GCC) 41st Summit in Al-Ula, Saudi Arabia January 5, 2021. Bandar Algaloud/Courtesy of Saudi Royal Court/Handout Saudi Arabia‘s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman opened a Gulf Arab summit on Tuesday by taking […]

Gulf States Reach Deal to End Blockade Against Qatar

A Qatari flag is seen at a park near the Doha Corniche, in Doha, Qatar, Feb. 17, 2018. Photo: Reuters / Ibraheem al Omari. JNS.org – The Gulf states have reached an agreement to end the three-year-old boycott of Qatar, announced Kuwait’s foreign minister on Monday. White House senior adviser and presidential son-in-law Jared Kushner […]

Iran enriching uranium to 20% purity in significant breach of nuclear deal

Iran says it has begun enriching uranium to 20 per cent purity, its most significant breach yet of the 2015 accord that placed limits on its nuclear technology programme. Government spokesman Ali Rabiei said on Monday that Iran had begun increasing enrichment to levels beyond the five per cent threshold necessary for fueling power reactors […]

Iran Commander Vows ‘Resistance’ a Year After Soleimani Killing

A person attends the first anniversary of the killing of senior Iranian military commander General Qassem Soleimani and Iraqi militia commander Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis in a US attack, in Baghdad, Iraq, January 2, 2021. Photo: REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani The US killing of top general Qassem Soleimani will not deter Iranian resistance, a senior commander said on […]

Israel May Try to Provoke War With Attacks on US Forces in Iraq – Iran’s Zarif

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif speaks at the presidential palace in Baabda, Lebanon August 14, 2020. Photo: Dalati Nohra/Handout via REUTERS/File Photo Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Saturday accused Israel of trying to provoke a war by planning attacks on US forces in Iraq. “New intelligence from Iraq indicate that Israeli agent-provocateurs […]

Iran Tells IAEA it Plans to Enrich Uranium to up to 20% at Fordow Site

Flags flutter in the wind in front of the headquarters of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in Vienna, Austria, December 16, 2020. Photo: REUTERS/Lisi Niesner Iran has told the United Nations nuclear watchdog it plans to enrich uranium to up to 20% purity, a level it achieved before its 2015 accord, at its Fordow […]

Hundreds of Israelis get infected with Covid-19 after receiving Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine

    With the vaccine not providing immediate immunity to the coronavirus, over two hundred Israeli citizens have been diagnosed with the disease days after getting the Pfizer/BioNTech jabs, local media reported. The number of those who got Covid-19 despite being vaccinated was at around 240 people, according to data from Channel 13 News. The […]

Battle for Control in East Jerusalem

The Media Line — During a stroll inside Jerusalem’s Old City, or a drive around the Arab neighborhoods in east Jerusalem, one cannot help but notice Turkish flags hanging outside shops and atop homes, as well as the affinity and warm welcome extended to Turkish tourists visiting the holy city. Another sign of the rising […]

Amid Fears of Escalation, Iran Puts Maritime Forces in Persian Gulf on Higher Alert: Report

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif speaks a news conference, in Tehran, Iran, Aug. 5, 2019. Photo: Nazanin Tabatabaee / WANA (West Asia News Agency) via Reuters. Iranian maritime forces in the Persian Gulf have raised readiness levels in recent days, CNN Pentagon correspondent Barbara Starr tweeted Friday, citing a US official. “Not clear if […]

Disgraceful Israeli Spy Jonathan Pollard Receives ‘Hero’s Welcome’ In Israel

    Some 35 years after his arrest and conviction for spying for Israel, Texas-born Jew Jonathan Pollard has made aliyah to Israel with the intention of staying — where he is considered a ‘hero’ rather than a criminal who betrayed America’s military secrets to a foreign — and hostile — nation: Pollard and his […]

Yemeni prime minister accuses rebels, Iran of deadly Aden airport blast

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Loujain al-Hathloul: Prominent Saudi women’s rights activist sentenced to five years in jail

A leading Saudi women’s rights activist has been sentenced to five years and eight months in jail for charges including trying to harm national security. Loujain al-Hathloul, who successfully campaigned for women to have the right to drive in Saudi Arabia, has been imprisoned jail since her arrest in May 2018. On Monday, the Specialised […]

Pearl Parents Protest Release of Son’s Killer

The family of Daniel Pearl has issued a public protest against the release from jail of a Pakistani militant charged with abducting and murdering their son in 2002. Daniel Pearl, a reporter for the Wall Street Journal, met a gruesome death while investigating a link between the militant group Al Queda and an attempt to […]

Hezbollah Chief Claims US, Saudi Arabia, Israel Plotting His Assassination

Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah is seen addressing supporters, in Beirut, Lebanon. Photo: Reuters. i24 News – Lebanese Hezbollah Secretary-General Hassan Nasrallah claimed Sunday that Saudi Arabia was conspiring with the United States and Israel to assassinate him. In a lengthy interview with the Al-Mayadeen TV channel, the Hezbollah chief claimed that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed […]

Nasrallah Claims to Have Doubled Stock of Precision-Guided Missiles

Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah is seen addressing supporters, in Beirut, Lebanon. Photo: Reuters. JNS.org – Hezbollah Secretary General Hassan Nasrallah said on Sunday that the terrorist organization has twice as many precision-guided missiles in its arsenal today as it did a year ago. Speaking with Beirut-based Al-Mayadeen TV, Nasrallah said that Israel’s efforts to thwart its acquisition […]

Former Israeli Health Ministry: ‘Either there’s no plague, or they tested the wrong population’

Home » Biology, Health, Middle East, Science » Former Israeli Health Ministry: ‘Either there’s no plague, or they tested the wrong population’     Former Health Ministry Director Professor Yoram Lass today responded to remarks by Health Minister Yuli Edelstein regarding COVID-19 vaccine efficacy, telling Arutz Sheva: “There is no vaccine approval. There is emergency […]

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