Posts Tagged ‘mission’

China’s Participation in US Mission in Persian Gulf ‘Wishful Thinking’: Paper

The damaged US Navy destroyer USS Fitzgerald is towed back to Yokosuka Naval Base by a tugboat on Saturday after its collision with the container ship ACX Crystal off the coast of Yokosuka, Japan. Source August 17, 2019 A state-run Chinese newspaper says it is “wishful thinking” to expect that Beijing will join a US-led […]

Iran says Israeli involvement in Gulf naval mission would be ‘disastrous’

Iran’s defense minister said Thursday that the formation of a US-led flotilla in the Gulf would “increase insecurity” and any Israeli involvement would have “disastrous consequences” for the region. Tehran and Washington have been locked in a battle of nerves since US President Donald Trump withdrew from a landmark 2015 nuclear deal with Iran last […]

Germany once again rejects possibility of joining US-led mission in Strait of Hormuz

Germany has once again rejected a US proposal to join an American naval mission tasked with protecting vessels that pass through the Strait of Hormuz from an alleged Iranian threat. German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas on Monday said his country would not join the US-led mission and that Berlin favored a European mission but […]

US wants Germany for Gulf mission, but it’s choice between ‘war room’ & ‘negotiating table’

The US has formally asked Germany to join a mission aimed at “protecting” maritime traffic through the Strait of Hormuz, along with Britain and France, the US Embassy in Berlin said on Tuesday. Building up a ‘coalition of the willing’, Washington and London aim to combat so-called “Iranian aggression” as they slam Tehran’s seizure of […]

India announces new date for lunar lander mission following ‘technical snag’

Follow RT on The new scheduled launch is set to take place at 14:43 local time (09:13 GMT) on July 22. Monday’s launch was postponed due to a last-minute “technical snag” which was spotted shortly before the spacecraft was set to take off, but the issue now appears to be resolved. ‘), link: “” }, […]

The UK Must Release the Iranian Tanker; The UAE’s Mission to Tehran

Before Emmanuel Bonne, the special envoy of the French President Emmanuel Macron to Iran, visited President Hassan Rouhani, he promised to deal with the “Grace I” crisis between Iran and the UK. Iran considered the UK confiscation of its supertanker, loaded with two million barrels of oil, an act of unlawful piracy and threatened to retaliate for the […]

Press TV: US Mission in Baghdad Serves as ISIS-Mossad Headquarters

A senior Iraqi parliamentarian warns that the US embassy in Baghdad is involved in “suspicious activities,” saying agents of the Israeli spy agency Mossad and the Daesh terrorist group have been spotted regularly visiting the diplomatic mission. “The US embassy in Baghdad has turned into a center for Israel’s Mossad and ISIS (Daesh) terrorists,” Hassan […]

Mission Accomplished? S&P Tops 3,000 For First Time Ever

Tips: General: Legal: Advertising: Abuse/Complaints: Advertise With Us Source Article from Related Posts China’s Participation in US Mission in Persian Gulf ‘Wishful Thinking’: Paper The damaged US Navy destroyer USS Fitzgerald is towed back to Yokosuka Naval Base by Iran says Israeli involvement in Gulf naval mission would be […]

Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake Evacuated, “Not Mission Capable” Following 7.1 California Quake

By Sean Walton Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake was evacuated and deemed incapable of conducting missions following a powerful 7.1-magnitude earthquake that rattled Southern California Friday evening. On the base’s Facebook page, officials said personnel were in the midst of checking for any infrastructure damage following Thursday’s 6.4-magnitude temblor. Around 8:19 p.m. Friday, the […]

What was the secret mission of the Russian submersible where 14 sailors died?

  Undated photograph of Losharik submersible. via Military Russia blog   UPDATED: 14 Sailors Die on Secretive Russian Nuclear Submarine; Putin Calls Incident ‘Great Loss’ By: Sam LaGrone and Ben Werner The U.S. Naval Institute This post has been updated with a comment from the Russian President Vladimir Putin. A fire that broke out on […]

UK Flies First F-35 Mission Over Syria and Iraq – But Questions Remain Over Aircraft

NICOSIA, Cyprus — Britain has flown its first test mission over Syria and Iraq using the new Lightning F-35B, supposedly as part of ‘ongoing operations against remnants of the Islamic State group,’ according to a statement made by the U.K.’s defense secretary Penny Mordaunt. Mordaunt said the jet flew its first operational mission as part […]

Advancing The Anchor Mission Of Health Care

Advancing The Anchor Mission Of Health Care Above Photo: From Despite the position of the United States as the wealthiest nation in the history of the world, a staggering 43 million Americans and 1 in 6 children live in poverty—a level greater than that of its peers. Four in 10 Americans could not sustain […]

Russian member of UN mission detained, reportedly injured in Kosovo raids

Mikhail Krasnoshchekov, a Russian national and member of the United Nations Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK) was among those detained during the early Tuesday raids by Kosovan special police forces (ROSU) in the region’s northern areas, populated mostly by ethnic Serbs. The man was injured in the operation and had to be hospitalized, according […]

Iranian naval fleet returns home after 67-day mission in high seas

MNA – The Iranian Navy’s 61st flotilla of warships docked at the southern port city of Bandar Abbas on Wednesday after a 67-day mission in the international waters. The flotilla, comprising Sabalan destroyer and a logistic warship named Bandar Abbas, had been dispatched to the international waters to safeguard the maritime routes used by Iranian […]

UNRWA: A critical but impossible mission

Sunday March 24, 2019 In late March and early April 2019 I traveled to Jordan and the West Bank (Palestine) with two colleagues, Sonia Dettman and S. Komarovsky, first to attend the Lancet Palestine Health Alliance conference in Amman and then to explore and better understand the lives of refugees and the workings of UNRWA, […]

11 MKs visit evacuated settlement, declare ‘mission’ to return permanently

Eleven right-wing lawmakers on Thursday visited an evacuated settlement 14 years after it was razed along with three other northern West Bank settlements as part of the Gaza disengagement, and offered their support for a bill that would allow Israelis to permanently return. The trip was part of a broader campaign of Samaria Regional Council chairman Yossi […]

Netherlands joins Germany in halting Iraq mission due to security threat

The Netherlands decided to halt the mission which provided assistance to the Iraqi authorities because of a security threat, the Dutch ANP news agency said. The Dutch Defense Ministry confirmed the suspension of the mission to the media. The ministry’s spokesperson told ANP that withdrawal of Dutch forces from the area is “currently not discussed.” […]

2 French soldiers killed in hostage rescue mission in Benin

Two French soldiers have been killed during an operation to free four hostages held by a militant group in northern Burkina Faso, France has announced. The French Presidency said on Friday that French special forces had freed two French hostages — as well as an American and a South Korean who had also been […]

Mission Impossible: Official Story of Las Vegas Shooting Unravels; Physical Impossibility of Lone Gunman Senior Citizen Makes Narrative Ludicrous

It’s all hogwash. The “official” narrative of how things went down in the Las Vegas massacre is so full of holes that it begs the question of just how deep the truth about this attack really goes. What we know for sure is that, yes, 59 people were killed (so far) and hundreds were wounded. […]

Russian comment on the OPCW Special Mission’s report concerning the results of investigating the April 7, 2018, incident involving the use of chlorine in Douma, Syria

From March 12 to 15, 2019, The Hague hosted a regular session of the Executive Council of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW). While assessing the session’s results, one has to state with regret that Western representatives have once again demonstrated an openly unconstructive approach with regard to all factors that could […]

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