Archive for the ‘World Politics’ Category

British Jews congratulate Boris Johnson, wish him success as PM

JTA — British Jews on Tuesday congratulated former foreign secretary Boris Johnson on his election as the head of the Conservative Party, which ensures his succession of Theresa May as prime minister. The Board of Deputies of British Jews wrote in a statement: “We wish Boris Johnson every success as Prime Minister at this critical […]

Israel congratulates new British PM Johnson, thanks May for friendship

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Foreign Minister Israel Katz congratulated Boris Johnson on being named Britain’s next prime minister on Tuesday. Netanyahu, on Twitter, offered “heartfelt congratulations from Jerusalem.” “Looking forward to working closely together, both in facing our common challenges and seizing the opportunities ahead,” added the prime minister. Get The Times of Israel’s […]

Justice Minister Ohana abruptly fires ministry’s director general

Justice Minister Amir Ohana on Tuesday abruptly fired the ministry’s Director General Emi Palmor on Tuesday, asking the civil service commissioner to replace her with Lt. Col. (res.) Ophir Cohen, an advocate for IDF reservists. The move came as a shock to many in the judiciary, as there had been no prior warning and no […]

CSI Beersheba: Israeli team develops tool to help detect blood at crime scenes

At crime scenes , forensic analysts work alongside investigators to collect evidence and analyze it for chemical, biological and physical markers, such as DNA. Now, researchers at the Beersheba-based Ben-Gurion University of the Negev say they have found a way to do the job better with a device they developed made up of luminol — […]

Video of soldier, cop celebrating Palestinian home demolition is shared, slammed

A video clip showing an Israeli army officer and a border policeman celebrating after blowing up a Palestinian building was widely shared on Arabic social media Tuesday, prompting the military to issue a mild rebuke of the servicemen’s behavior. Israel has come under fire from the Palestinians and the international community over the demolition of […]

Clean water provided to 30 Iranian villages each week: Minister

Iran’s minister of energy has said that providing clean and safe water to rural households across the country has gained momentum as more and more villages are supplied with the utility each week. Reza Ardakanian said on Tuesday that a population of 6,700,000 villagers across Iran had already been provided with piped water. “This […]

India rejects Trump’s claim of request for mediation with Pakistan

India says it has not asked US President Donald Trump to mediate between New Delhi and Islamabad, rejecting an opposite claim by the American president. Indian Foreign Minister Subrahmanyan Jaishankar told a parliament session in New Delhi on Tuesday that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had not sought any help from Trump over Kashmir. “The […]

Iraqi troops, Hashd Sha’abi forces purge more areas of Daesh terrorists

Iraqi army soldiers and members of the pro-government Popular Mobilization Units (PMU), known in Arabic as Hashd al-Sha’abi, have managed to cleanse more than two dozen areas north of the capital, Baghdad, and elsewhere in the country of remnants of the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group. The media bureau of Hashd al-Sha’abi forces announced in […]

IRGC firm involved in 1,100 km of highway projects across Iran: Commander

Head of a major engineering and construction firm affiliated with the Islamic Revolution Guard Corps (IRGC) says that the force has been involved in building more than 1,100 kilometers of highways across Iran. Saeed Mohammad, who serves as the commander of the Khatam al-Anbia Construction Headquarters, said on Tuesday that the IRGC has played a […]

Non-Aligned Movement calls on US to end sanctions policy

Jesus Silva Press TV, Caracas The Non-Aligned Movement summit, which came to a close in Venezuela, has called on the United States to end its sanctions policy. Delegations from 120 countries urged more unity and cooperation to counter hostile US policies and its interference in countries’ affairs. Jesus Silva reports from Caracas. Source Article […]

‘Our whole lives are here. Where can we go?’

Spending the night with Palestinian families in East Jerusalem, hoping to stop the bulldozers coming to demolish their homes. By A. Daniel Roth Armed Israeli soldiers storm into a Palestinian home in Sur Baher, East Jerusalem ahead of the building’s demolition, early the morning of July 22, 2019. (A. Daniel Roth) I am […]

When Zionism imagined Jewish nationalism without supremacy

In his recent book, Dr. Dmitry Shumsky shows that, contrary to popular belief, the forefathers of Zionism did not envision a state based on Jewish supremacy. And yet Zionism, he says, inevitably involves the oppression of Palestinians. By Meron Rapoport David Ben Gurion seen in the Knesset, February 11, 1961. (Fritz Cohen/GPO) No one was surprised when the […]

I Speak, You Speak, We All Speak Newspeak

Op-Ed by Joziah Thayer In George Orwell’s infamous book 1984, Big Brother imposes Newspeak on the people of Oceania. Newspeak is defined as “a controlled language of restricted grammar and limited vocabulary, meant to limit the freedom of thought — personal identity, self-expression, and free will — that threatens the ideology of the regime of […]

Does Facial Recognition Technology Make You Grimace? New Website Offers Map of Where It’s Being Used by Law Enforcement and How to Get It Banned.

July 22, 2019 By B.N. Frank Think law enforcement using facial recognition technology to catch criminals isn’t a big deal?  You may want to review new website  – Ban Facial Recognition – and reevaluate your position.  According to it: Facial recognition surveillance programs identify the wrong person up to 98% of the time. These errors […]

5G Is Millimeter Wave Technology. How The ACLU Weighs In On “Directed Energy Devices.”

July 22, 2019 By B.N. Frank 5G is millimeter wave technology.  Despite growing widespread opposition, it continues to be promoted and installed even though The telecom industry has provided NO scientific evidence that it’s safe Research has already proven 5G is harmful (see 1, 2) Credible individuals and organizations (including the U.S. Navy) have issued […]

Verizon Charges $650 Upfront and $85 Monthly for a 5G Hotspot Despite Anticipating Lawsuits, Few Subscribers, Bad Reviews, Widespread Opposition

July 22, 2019 By B.N. Frank Verizon continues to promote and install 5G throughout the U.S. despite the fact that the telecom industry has provided NO scientific evidence that it’s safe.  In fact, research has already proven 5G is harmful (see 1, 2) and many credible individuals and organizations have issued warnings about it for […]

Jeremy Hunt, Tommy Robinson and The ‘Press Freedom’ Propaganda Troupe

Nina Cross 21st Century Wire There is no doubt that Jeremy Hunt’s Global Media Freedom conference in London last week was framed in irony due with its exclusion of two Russian news outlets, Sputnik and RT, but also because of its proximity to HMP Belmarsh where award-winning journalist Julian Assange, founder of Wikileaks, is held […]

Trump’s Propaganda Mill: State Department’s Recycled Lies About Iran

By Stephen Lendman Like the White House, war department, other US agencies and establishment media, the State Department is a lying machine — especially under neocon extremists Pompeo and Hillary when she was in charge. Both figures vie for which one operated more ruthlessly and recklessly as chief US diplomat in name only. Pompeo’s State […]

Ethiopia: Ethnic Apartheid and the Globalist Colonizers’ Playbook

IMAGE: Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed meets with arch-globalist French President Emmanuel Macron for help carrying out ‘reforms’ and to restore diplomatic links (Image Source: Fana) Teodrose Fikremariam 21st Century Wire What you are about to read should be of concern to you whether you live in America, France, Ethiopia or any corner of the […]

Transcript: Oliver Stone’s Interview with Vladimir Putin

Vladimir Putin answered questions from American film director, screenwriter and producer Oliver Stone. The interview was recorded on June 19, 2019 in the Kremlin (Source: Office of the President). Oliver Stone: So, I interviewed Mr Medvedchuk. It was in Monte Carlo. He gave us a very interesting interview. He gave us his view of the Ukraine. I gather that you’re close […]

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