Posts Tagged ‘backed’

Lancet letter which demanded Freedom Day be scrapped backed by 1,200 ‘experts’ actually included social workers, midwives and dentists – and ‘ANYONE could sign it’

Document accused the UK Government of conducting ‘unethical experiment’ by pressing on with July 19   Originally signed by 122 leading scientists and doctors but gained more than 1,200 signatures week later MailOnline found list included social workers, midwives, dentists and students with no scientific credentials By CONNOR BOYD ASSISTANT HEALTH EDITOR FOR MAILONLINE July 15, 2021 […]

Cuban Leader Warns Of US-Backed Opportunists Seeking To Destabilise

Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel called for a united struggle against the crippling US embargo on Sunday as he warned that opportunists were seeking to take advantage of the economic crisis. Large protests have been held in the socialist island, where the economy has shrunk by 11 per cent due to Washington’s continued blockade as well […]

Not All Canadian Hockey Fans Backed Habs During Improbable Playoff Run, Poll Suggests

TAMPA, Fla.—Having a team in the Stanley Cup final can’t help Canada bridge its regional divisions. Not everyone north of the border was backing the Montreal Canadiens as they tried in vain to deny the defending champion Tampa Bay Lightning a second straight skate around the ice with hockey’s most cherished prize. A cross-border online […]

Biden orders air strikes against Iran-backed militia in Iraq, Syria

The United States said on Sunday it carried out another round of air strikes against Iran-backed militia in Iraq and Syria, this time in response to drone attacks by the militia against U.S. personnel and facilities in Iraq. In a statement, the U.S. military said it targeted operational and weapons storage facilities at two locations […]

Osterholm: Scientists Backed Off of Lab Leak Theory Because Supporting It Was Perceived as Supporting Trump

On Wednesday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Deadline: White House,” Director of the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy at the University of Minnesota and former adviser to President Biden’s transition team Dr. Michael Osterholm stated that more people in the scientific community are speaking out on the possibility that COVID-19 came from a lab and […]

New Samoan Leader to Scrap $100M China-Backed Belt and Road Port Project

Samoa’s incoming prime minister has pledged to scrap a US$100 million Chinese-backed port development, saying it is excessive for the small Pacific island already saddled with major debts to Beijing. The move comes amid growing concerns over the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) soft power push into the South Pacific region and represents a major policy […]

Repression Of National Protests In Colombia Is Backed By The United States

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. May 17, 2021 Colombians have been on a national strike since April 28 with protests in 500 cities and blockades that have shut down the major highway. The protests were sparked by a proposed bill that would place the burden of financing the country’s debt on the people while […]

New HSBC-backed coal plants will contribute to 19,000 deaths annually, new study estimates

Coal-fired power plants set to be built by companies part-owned by British multinational bank HSBC will contribute to tens of thousands of deaths worldwide due to air pollution once completed, new research suggests. A new study by researchers at the Centre for Research on Energy and Clean Air (CREA) estimates that the planned coal plants […]

Watchdogs Warn: UK’s New ‘Online Safety’ Bill Will Lead To Massive ‘State-Backed Censorship’

The UK government is planning to destroy all alternative media using the excuse of ‘harmful’ online content or activity Free speech activists warn that new government legislation is “a frightening and historic attack on freedom of speech”. Aimed at social media companies it will not only decimate free speech but bring in ‘state-backed censorship’ on […]

Supreme Court Takes Up Major NRA-Backed Gun Rights Case

The Supreme Court on Monday decided to take up a major, National Rifle Association (NRA)-backed lawsuit that challenges a New York law restricting an individual from carrying a concealed handgun in public. It has been more than 10 years since the Supreme Court weighed in on a significant case involving the Second Amendment, coming in […]

Beijing-Backed Officials and Media Threaten to Shut Down Hong Kong’s ‘Apple Daily’ Newspaper

Pro-Beijing media and government officials in Hong Kong are ganging up on local independent newspaper Apple Daily—one of the few remaining free media in Hong Kong—threatening to shut it down. Apple Daily was founded by Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai who on April 16 was sentenced to 14 months in prison for supporting Hong Kong’s anti-Beijing […]

U.S.-backed Syrian forces raid camp of ISIS families, arrest 9

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The welcome thaw in India-Pakistan relations is backed by Pakistan’s army too

 “A nation at peace and a region in harmony are thus essential prerequisites for attainment of national security in the true spirit. No national leaders of today can ignore these factors,” said Army chief Gen Bajwa, marking a significant iteration of Pakistan’s latest security policy. “…, it is an almost universally acknowledged fact that the […]

WATCH: Convicted Gang Murderer Toasts Soros-backed D.A. George Gascon, Expects Early Release

The California District Attorneys Association, an organization representing rank-and-file prosecutors in Los Angeles County, released a video yesterday of a convicted murderer toasting George Soros-backed District Attorney George Gascón from prison in expectation of an early release. Gascón defeated incumbent D.A. Jackie Lacey — the first black woman to hold the post — in November, […]

New Attack on Iraqi Air Base Fits Profile of Iran-Backed Militia, US Officials Say

FILE PHOTO: Military vehicles of US soldiers are seen at Ain al-Asad air base in Anbar province, Iraq January 13, 2020. REUTERS/John Davison Tensions between the United States and Iran simmered on Wednesday after a new rocket attack against Iraq’s Ain al-Asad air base that hosts US forces, which US officials told Reuters fit the profile of a strike by Iran–backed militia. There were no reports of injuries among US service personnel […]

Yemen’s Iran-backed Houthi rebels claim missile hits Saudi oil facility

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Saudi-led coalition says destroyed drone launched by Yemen’s Iran-backed Houthis

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Biden Administration Launched Its First Strikes On Iranian-backed Groups In Syria And Iraq

South Front [embedded content] You can read this article in German. LINK After nearly two months of daily attacks against United States convoys and positions in Iraq, on February 25th Washington carried out airstrikes in response. US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin said that Washington was confident in what it attacked, and that it was the […]

US airstrikes on Iran-backed militias in Syria kill at least one fighter

US airstrikes against Iran-backed militias in eastern Syria killed at least one fighter and wounded several others in what US officials said was a calibrated response to rocket attacks against American personnel in Iraq. The attacks, which took place early on Friday Middle Eastern time, were deliberately limited in scope and designed to show that […]

US conducts airstrike on Iranian-backed militia targets in Syria, kills 17

US President Joe Biden against facilities belonging to Iranian-backed militia in eastern Syria on Thursday, in response to rocket attacks against U.S. targets in Iraq, the Pentagon said. The strikes appeared limited in scope, potentially lowering the risk of escalation. It was not immediately clear what damage was caused. Syria did not immediately comment, but state-owned […]

U.S. strikes Iranian-backed militias in Syria; sources say at least 17 killed

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U.S. bombs Syria at Biden’s order, hits ‘Iranian-backed militia facilities’

The U.S. launched airstrikes in Syria on Thursday, targeting facilities near the Iraqi border used by Iranian-backed militia groups. The Pentagon said the strikes were retaliation for a Feb. 15 rocket attack in northern Iraq that killed one civilian contractor and wounded a U.S. service member and other coalition troops. The airstrike was the first […]

U.S. Carries Out Airstrike Against Iranian-Backed Militia Target In Syria, Officials Say

WASHINGTON, Feb 25 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden on Thursday directed U.S. military airstrikes in eastern Syria against facilities belonging to what the Pentagon said were Iran-backed militia, in a calibrated response to rocket attacks against U.S. targets in Iraq. The strikes, which were first reported by Reuters, appeared to be limited in scope, potentially […]

The strategic importance of Ma’rib: Saudi-backed Hadi’s ‘last stronghold’

Middle East Observer February 25, 2021 Description: TV report on the strategic importance of Ma’rib province for the fate of the ongoing conflict in Yemen, particularly following reports that Sana’a-led forces were on the verge of taking control over the entire Ma’rib governate. Source: Al Maydeen TV Date: Feb 20, 2021 (Important Note: Please help us keep producing […]

US-Backed Militants Steal 140,000 Barrels Per Day Of Syrian Oil

Tehran – Militants of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), which is supported by Washington, steal 140,000 barrels of crude oil on a daily basis from oil fields in Syria’s northeastern province of Hasakah, according to a report. Ghassan Halim Khalil, governor of Hasakah, announced the grim news in an interview with the Lebanese al-Akhbar newspaper […]

Kahane Lives? What Does Itamar Ben Gvir, Backed By Netanyahu, Really Stand For?

A month before the elections, debate has broken out among Israeli pundits and politicians over whether a far-right politician and disciple of the late extremist rabbi Meir Kahane is, in fact, a “Kahanist.” Waged on news broadcasts and op-ed pages, in radio talk shows and news sites’ comment sections, the debate is unsurprisingly intense. The […]

El Al prepares to fire third of its workforce, pending state-backed loan

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FBI Can Now Read Encrypted Messages From Deep State-Backed ‘Signal’ App

Recent court documents show that the FBI have a secret backdoor tool that allows them to read encrypted messages on the Signal app. Signal became popular recently due to Big Tech’s open hostility towards free speech. However, the platform’s commitment to free speech has come under question after backdoors were discovered that undermine the privacy […]

Ecuador: US-Backed Government Scrambles To Privatize The Central Bank

Above image: A demonstrator holds a banner against International Monetary Fund during a protest in Quito, Ecuador, May 18, 2020. Photo | Dolores Ochoa | Editing by MintPress News. An emergency law dubbed the Humanitarian Support Organic Law would “lockdown” Ecuador’s central bank, siphon it from the public sector, and place its financial sovereignty at […]

U.S. to drop terrorist designation for Iran-backed Houthis due to Yemen crisis

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