Posts Tagged ‘tensions’

US urges Turkey to back diplomacy amid mounting tensions with Greece in Mediterranean

US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, visited Cyprus on Saturday, calling for Turkey to desist from any activities that could further raise tensions in the Eastern Mediterranean. Disputes between Ankara, Greece and Cyprus are centred around hydrocarbon resources and maritime influence in the region that have led to fears of conflict. Turkey, which is hunting […]

Effigy of Spanish king Felipe VI set alight as tensions rise on Catalonia’s National Day

Independence supporters in Catalonia set fire to an effigy of King Felipe VI on its National Day as tensions over secession from Spain continued to simmer in the region. Separatists have gathered on September 11 by the hundreds of thousands and packed downtown Barcelona for several years, but this year the Catalan government’s health authorities […]

Democrats accuse Trump of inflaming racial tensions, stoking violence

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats on Sunday accused US President Donald Trump of trying to inflame racial tensions and incite violence to benefit his campaign as he praised supporters who clashed with protesters in Portland, Oregon, where one man died overnight, and announced he will travel to Kenosha, Wisconsin, amid anger over the shooting of another […]

Democrats accuse Trump of inflaming racial tensions, stoking violence

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats on Sunday accused US President Donald Trump of trying to inflame racial tensions and incite violence to benefit his campaign as he praised supporters who clashed with protesters in Portland, Oregon, where one man died overnight, and announced he will travel to Kenosha, Wisconsin, amid anger over the shooting of another […]

Democrats accuse Trump of inflaming racial tensions, stoking violence

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats on Sunday accused US President Donald Trump of trying to inflame racial tensions and incite violence to benefit his campaign as he praised supporters who clashed with protesters in Portland, Oregon, where one man died overnight, and announced he will travel to Kenosha, Wisconsin, amid anger over the shooting of another […]

Turkey holding military exercise off Cyprus amid Mediterranean tensions

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Turkey accuses France of stirring tensions as standoff with Greece continues

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Antonio Costa: Portugal’s prime minister cools tensions after calling doctors ‘cowards’

Portugal’s Antonio Costa has sought to calm tensions with the country’s doctors after sparking anger with controversial comments. The prime minister had been widely criticised for describing doctors sent to a struggling old people’s home as “cowards”. The comments were made in an “off the record” interview with the weekly newspaper, Expresso on Saturday. Seven-second […]

UN atomic watchdog chief to head to Iran as global tensions simmer

The head of the UN’s atomic watchdog agency will visit Tehran on Monday to press Iranian authorities for access to sites where it is thought the country has stored used or undeclared nuclear material, the organisation said on Saturday. International Atomic Energy Agency Director General Rafael Grossi’s visit comes amid international pressure on Iran over […]

Iran unveils locally made ballistic and cruise missiles amid U.S. tensions

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Gaza tensions: Hamas doesn’t seek escalation, but won’t make do with restoring calm

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Egyptian envoys leave Gaza after bid to ease Israel tensions

Egyptian mediators were in the Gaza Strip on Monday in an effort to reduce tensions and prevent a new cross-border conflict between Israel and the Palestinian terror group Hamas, but departed without appearing to have secured a resolution. Mediators typically announce any agreements before leaving the territory. But after a day of meetings with officials […]

Egyptian delegation arrives in Gaza as tensions spike on Israeli border

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France Deploys Jets, Warship to East Mediterranean Amid Turkey Gas Tensions

France is getting more deeply involved against Turkey’s eastern Mediterranean ambitions for expanded oil and gas exploration, reportedly sending fighter jets and a naval frigate near Cyprus in order to contest Turkey encroachment on EU members’ territorial waters. Cypriot media has confirmed that so far two French Rafale fighter jets and a C-130H support plane […]

Amid Escalating Tensions, US Warships Sail Just Miles off Coast of China

A U.S. warship and military aircraft were spotted traveling southwest from Japan towards China yesterday afternoon, in what some fear is a growing escalation of aggression towards Beijing. A Boeing P-8A Poseidon (hex code AE68A2), an anti-submarine aircraft appeared to be working in conjunction with the anti-submarine destroyer the U.S.S. Rafael Peralta, patrolling as close as […]

Tensions flare between Israel, Hezbollah along Lebanese border

Tensions on the Israeli-Lebanese border continued to rise on Monday, after a weekend of cross-border fighting between the Israeli army and Hezbollah fighters in southern Lebanon.  The recent tensions have been the focus of Israeli and Palestinian media in recent days, as it marks the most intense period of fighting between the two adversaries in […]

China hosts Iran, Russia for summit as US tensions rise

AFP- Chinese President Xi Jinping will open late Saturday a two-day regional security summit attended by Russia, Iran and other allies confronting rising tensions with the US over trade and Washington’s withdrawal from the Iranian nuclear deal. Armored vans lined the streets of the coastal city of Qingdao as world leaders arrived Friday for the […]

Tensions high in Gaza Strip as IDF footage shows airstrikes on ‘Hamas targets’ (VIDEO)

The Israeli Air Force struck 15 targets in three different locations in the Gaza Strip on Saturday. The attacks come less than a week after Egypt brokered a ceasefire between Israel and Palestinian militants following a month of unrest arising from the Great March of Return protests and the US decision to move its embassy […]

Israel Strikes Iranian Targets In Syria As Tensions Escalate

Israel’s military carried out strikes against Iranian targets in Syria in response to an alleged Iranian rocket attack on the occupied Golan Heights. Israeli military spokesman Jonathan Conricus told journalists.”The (Israeli military) has struck dozens of Iranian military targets in Syria” The attack on Syrian territory was one of the largest in recent years, according […]

China Has Halted Its US Soybean Orders Due to Trade Tensions

The market fear has raised since China issued the new tariff list of 106 U.S. products. Targeting at soybean, corn, cotton, sorghum and other U.S. agricultural exports, the additional tariff would result in the severe export decline as well as the growing panic of U.S. farming and agricultural industry. Today, U.S. soybean market’s biggest fear has […]

Russia to Upgrade Syria’s Air Defense System, Escalating Tensions With Israel

(ANTIWAR.COM) — Russia’s Defense Ministry announced Wednesday that the planned delivery of an S-300 air defense system to Syria will be completed in the “near future.” They did not provide an exact date, though Russia is interested in shoring up Syria’s air defense capability. That’s because on April 13, the US, France, and Britain attacked Syria, firing over […]

Tensions in Middle East set to explode: Is WW3 on the way?

Sourced from the David Irving site “THE U.S. STRIKE against Syria, executed without United Nations security council approval, was a war crime, and as such invites retribution.  The Swamp is beginning to swallow President Trump, who is too Parsifal-like to see it. The others? Frau Merkel and Emmanuel Macron are just hired claqueurs, Theresa May beneath […]

Tensions rachet up as Israel blamed for Syria missile strike

AP | ZEINA KARAM and BASSEM MROUE:  A suspected poison gas attack in a Syrian rebel-held town and airstrikes on a Syrian air base that Damascus and Moscow blamed on U.S. ally Israel escalated tensions in the already volatile Mideast on Monday and raised the threat of possibly imminent American retaliation. The timing of the airstrikes […]

Passionate Drama and Sinister Tensions: Some reflections on Nicolas Flagello around his 90th birthday

Christoph Schlüren (nsnbc) : Born in New York City on 15 March 1928, the Italo-American composer and conductor Nicolas Flagello would have celebrated his […]

Tensions Rise Between China And The U.S. Inching World Closer To WW3

March 26, 2018 By Aaron Kesel While half the media is distracted and obsessed about an extramarital affair that U.S. President Donald Trump allegedly had a decade ago with Stormy Daniels, U.S. geopolitical policy has been shifting towards China, putting us all in danger of conflict with the Communist superpower which […]

Iran Vows To ‘Obliterate’ Israel As Tensions Reach Boiling Point

Iran has vowed to ‘obliterate’ Israel after the Israeli military retaliated to one of its fighter jets being shot down by Syrian forces.  Iran’s Lieutenant Commander, General Hossein Salami, warned that his country will “open the gates of Hell over Israel,” if they make another move against the Syrian regime. Daily Star reports: Earlier today an Israeli F16 […]

Iran & Syria ‘are playing with fire,’ Israeli military warns amid flare-up of tensions

“Iran and Syria are playing with fire,” the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) said in a statement on Twitter. The military added that it acts “with determination” against “the attempt of the Iranian-Syrian attack and the violation of Israeli sovereignty.” “The IDF is prepared for a variety of scenarios and will continue to act as necessary.” The […]

Iran could be winner, U.S. a loser from UAE-Qatar tensions

Reuters | Noah Browning: A rise in tension between Qatar and the United Arab Emirates in a row over military flights threatens U.S. strategic interests in the Persian Gulf and could benefit regional rival Iran. Abu Dhabi says Qatari air force jets intercepted two UAE civilian aircraft on commercial flights to Bahrain last month, and […]

«Israel» Fears War with Palestinians amid Escalating Tensions

The “Israeli” Occupation Force [IOF] Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Gadi Eisenkot warned of the danger of deterioration – perhaps even to the point of war – which has grown significantly. The intelligence branch and the chief of staff, who is beginning his fourth and final year at the helm of the “Israeli” army, are […]

Tensions rise over uncertainties about ceasefire between Colombian State and ELN

nsnbc : With less than 24 hours before the ceasefire between the Colombian government and the leftist National Liberation Army (ELN) expires, it is […]

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