Posts Tagged ‘unlikely’

Electricity in unlikely places: Rock surfaces throughout the planet may act as natural solar panels

(Natural News) Rocks might not strike you as a potential source of clean and renewable energy, much less a substitute for solar panels. But Chinese researchers found that some stones sport metallic coats that naturally convert sunlight into electricity via the same process as photosynthetic organisms. The coating contains iron and manganese, […]

Hezbollah sees US war on Iran as unlikely: report

Reuters – The Iran-backed Lebanese Shi’ite group Hezbollah believes a U.S. war on Iran is unlikely and U.S. President Donald Trump would not be able to control the results of a conflict that could engulf the region. Sheikh Naim Qassem, in an interview with Lebanon’s al-Joumhouria newspaper, said such a war would be fought on […]

Political Analyst: US-Iran War Highly Unlikely

By Nour Rida Tehran – US President Donald Trump keeps sending warmongering messages to everyone. He threatens China with trade war on tech, he threatens Cuba with “full” embargo on Venezuela, threatens Russia over Venezuela too, he his ‘war maniac’ advisor John Bolton, as North Korea calls him, sends threats after Pyongyang’s missile tests. Tensions […]

‘Hot podium guy for PM’: Twitter hails unlikely successor to Theresa May

   Over a dozen Tories are clambering to take over the top spot from Theresa May, but the British public appears to be backing an unlikely (and undeclared) candidate for PM: ‘hot podium guy’. An unsuspecting sound engineer appeared before the press gathered outside No. 10 Downing Street on Friday morning to finalize the setting […]

Europe unlikely to join US crackdown on Huawei after years of joint projects – company’s VP

“We don’t think this can happen in Europe,” Catherine Chen told Italy’s Corriere della Sera after Huawei was officially blacklisted from doing business with US companies. The company has been working with European partners for “10 or 20 years” developing 5G and other solutions, she stressed. “I believe they will make decisions independently,” the Huawei […]

Iran is high-hanging fruit, which is why US is unlikely to attack

However, a full-scale conflict is still unlikely, because Iran, unlike other countries the US has attacked, is no soft target. The US already deployed the USS ‘Abraham Lincoln’ carrier strike group and a bomber task force to the Middle East earlier in the month. The Pentagon also announced that a battery of Patriot missiles and […]

Iran unlikely to pull out from Syria under US pressure — Lavrov

TASS – The Russian foreign minister reminded that Iran had received the invitation of Syria’s legitimate government Iran is unlikely to pull out its troops from Syria under US pressure, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov stated on Wednesday on the outcomes of the talks with his Iranian colleague Mohammad Javad Zarif. “Of course, everything is […]

Black Panthers and Young Patriots, An Unlikely Alliance

In the 2016 presidential election, Donald Trump won the white vote across all demographics except for college-educated white women. He did especially well among working-class white voters: 67 percent of whites without a college degree voted for him. Some post-election analysis marveled at how the white working class could vote against its own interests by supporting a billionaire […]

An Israel-Iran War is Unlikely to Happen Any Time Soon

Writing in the Asia Times earlier this month, David P. Goldman lamented that an Israel-Iran war is unlikely to take place any time soon. His observation appears surprising considering the mainstream media has been hyping up the idea of such a war over the past few months. Nevertheless, he is correct. Short of something catastrophic that completely upsets the current status quo, […]

Icelandic musician discovers fan base in unlikely place

Al-Monitor | Saeed Jalili: In December, when acclaimed Icelandic composer Olafur Arnalds stood alongside his band on a Tehran stage, lined with Persian carpet and decorated with candles, things felt “strange and surreal.” Arnalds had no idea that he had such a large fan base in Iran — so large that all his December concerts in the country sold out. Arnalds sat down with Al-Monitor for an […]

A most unlikely martyr: matriarch Hamda Zubeidat, killed in the night by stun grenades

JERICHO — The events that transpired on the night of December 12 were nothing short of a complete shock to the Palestinian residents of the village of al-Zubeidat, located just off a main road in the Jordan Valley area of the central occupied West Bank. At around 8 pm, dozens of Israeli soldiers and military […]

Turkey & Ukraine unlikely to join EU in near future – German FM

Speaking to the German press on Tuesday, Foreign Minister Gabriel said he cannot imagine Turkey and Ukraine as members of the European Union in the years to come. The bloc may choose instead to invent other forms of cooperation, including those modelled on the EU’s post-Brexit relations with Britain. Ukraine should never join EU – […]

N. Korea unlikely to give up nukes if Iran deal fails – German FM

“Our big concern is, with regard to North Korea, that it is very unlikely the North Korean dictatorship is ready to agree to an international agreement to renounce the building of nuclear weapons if the only agreement in the world that has allowed such a renunciation is at the same time called into question,” Reuters […]

Yellowstone supervolcano ready to blow? Rational analysis says it’s unlikely in your lifetime

About the author: Mike Adams (aka the “Health Ranger“) is a best selling author (#1 best selling science book on called “Food Forensics“), an environmental scientist, a patent holder for a cesium radioactive isotope elimination invention, a multiple award winner for outstanding journalism, a science news publisher and influential commentator on topics ranging from […]

North Korea unlikely to have ICBM technology, South intel says as Kim celebrates launch

“Although North Korea claimed that [the missile’s] heat resistance was verified, whether it re-entered [the atmosphere safely] was not confirmed and the country has no relevant test facility, making it look like it has not secured the technology,” South Korea’s National Intelligence Service (NIS) said in a report to the parliamentary intelligence committee, as cited […]

Bringing Power To The People: The Unlikely Case For Utility Populism

Above Photo: Solar panels installed on a Pennsylvania farm, thanks to a USDA grant (U.S. Department of Agriculture / Flickr) One glaring omission in the postmortem handwringing about the 2016 election is the fact that most poor people in America—of all races and genders—simply didn’t vote. They were prevented from doing so by a number of structural […]

Russian experts believe US unlikely to deliver new strikes on Syria

TASS– The experts pointed out that “the US activity in Syria pursues a goal to weaken Iran’s regional positions” The United States will unlikely deliver new strikes on Syria due to restricted capabilities, Russian experts said following a scientific conference on the Middle East organized by the Russian Institute for Strategic Studies (RISS). “Experts have […]

Visit with Iranian, Russian presidents not unlikely, says Syria’s Assad

IRNA – Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has not ruled out a trilateral meeting to take place between him and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in the future. If necessary, it is possible for us to meet in the future, Assad said, according to reports by Russian media on Friday. It […]

Iraq Bombings unlikely to Change Minds on US Troop Withdrawal

  President Obama speaks to U.S. troops at Camp Victory in Baghdad on April 7 Jim Young / Reuters by Juan Cole   And as Vice President Tariq al-Hashemi has pointed out on several occasions recently, the very presence of US troops would provoke terrorist attacks and be destabilizing. Some 80 people were killed and […]

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