Posts Tagged ‘disputed’

IT HAS BEGUN: Syria fires mortar shells into disputed Golan Heights, Israel strikes back

(NaturalNews) The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) on Tuesday, Oct. 10, alleged that Syrian Arab Army forces fired mortar shells into the Israeli-occupied Golan… Source

Ethiopia says it has completed filling of disputed dam project’s reservoir

Ethiopia said on Sunday it had completed the fourth and final phase of filling a reservoir for its planned massive hydroelectric power plant on the Blue Nile, a project that Egypt and Sudan have long opposed, reports Reuters. Construction of the $4 billion Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) began in 2011 and Ethiopia sees the […]

India Sends More Troops to Disputed Chinese Border After Recent Clash

India has scaled up security along a disputed border with China to push back against what an India defense official called an encroachment of its territory, following a brawl between the two countries’ troops earlier this month. The first major flare-up in a year, the Dec. 9 clash fueled tensions between the two powers, which […]

Bolsonaro Says He’s Ready To Take Command of Brazilian Military in Disputed Election

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro reassured supporters Friday he remains in charge of the country’s armed forces, and asserted the military would side with the people as his opponent’s election certification looms. “I am the supreme commander of the armed forces,” Bolsonaro told supporters surrounding the Alvorada presidential palace. “The armed forces are the last obstacle […]

Israel tests pumping gas from disputed gas field with Lebanon

Israel on Sunday started to test the pumping of gas from the disputed Karish gas field amid tension with Lebanon, according to local media, Anadolu reports. Israeli Channel 12 reported that Israel's security establishment has given the US gas drilling company Energean the green light to start its tests. Public broadcaster KAN said full pumping […]

Lebanese Hezbollah Tests Israel With Three Drones In Disputed Area

Last week Israel’s military announced that it had shot down three drones operated by Lebanese Hezbollah, whilst they headed towards the disputed Karish field area off the coast of southern Lebanon. Hezbollah announced that its message had been received and mission completed, after having previously threatened to strike the oil and gas facilities. The Israel-Lebanon […]

Lebanon Warns Israel Over Violating Its Territorial Waters & Disputed Territories

The Lebanese leadership has warned Israel of violations of their nation’s territory, with Israel’s activity in the maritime zone being labelled “provocative and hostile” by Michel Aoun, Lebanon’s President. Will the dispute over maritime and land borders between Tel Aviv and Beirut lead to an escalation? A potentially explosive dispute has emerged between Israel and […]

Judge Rules Thousands Of Disputed DAPL Documents Are Public Records

Above Photo: Hundreds Of Dakota Access Pipeline Protesters Clashed With Law Enforcement In Morton County In October 2016. Mike McCleary, Bismarck Tribune. North Dakota – A state judge has ruled that thousands of documents related to security during the construction in North Dakota of the heavily protested Dakota Access Pipeline are public and subject to […]

Lebanon Protests at the UN after ‘Israel’ Grants Disputed Area Contract to Halliburton

September 20, 2021 By Staff, Agencies Lebanon submitted a letter of protest to the United Nations and the Security Council after the Zionist ‘Israeli’ entity granted US oilfield services group Halliburton an offshore drilling contract in the disputed area in the Mediterranean. Lebanon’s representative to the UN, Amal Mudallali, submitted the letter to both UN […]

Belarus sees a year of fierce repression after disputed vote

Belarusian authorities long ago removed the makeshift memorial to a protester shot by police at the start of last year’s massive protests against the country’s autocratic president, replacing flowers and placards with a garbage can. Alexander Taraikovsky died as protests swelled, a day after President Alexander Lukashenko s reelection to a sixth term in the […]

Pentagon cancels disputed JEDI cloud contract with Microsoft

The Pentagon said it canceled a disputed cloud-computing contract with Microsoft that could eventually have been worth $10 billion. It will instead pursue a deal with both Microsoft and Amazon and possibly other cloud service providers. “With the shifting technology environment, it has become clear that the JEDI Cloud contract, which has long been delayed, […]

War and doubts in Yemen slow COVID vaccination in disputed city

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China announces disengagement with Indian forces along disputed border

Beijing’s Defense Ministry has announced the organized disengagement of Chinese and Indian armed forces along the Line of Actual Control, the disputed border in the Himalayas. An agreement was reached on Wednesday for the disengagement of Chinese and Indian troops at the mountainous border region between the two countries. The decision came after the ninth […]

GOP Senators Including Cruz, Blackburn to ‘Reject the Electors from Disputed States’ January 6

GOP senators, including Sens. Ted Cruz (R-TX), Marsha Blackburn (R-TN), Steve Daines (R-MT), John Kennedy (R-LA), and Mike Braun (R-IN), are joining Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO) in objecting to electoral college votes on January 6, they announced on Saturday in a joint statement alongside four senators-elect. The senators and incoming lawmakers — including Sens.-elect Cynthia […]

Judge Releases Disputed Dominion Audit Report: System ‘Designed’ to ‘Create Systemic Fraud’

A Michigan judge has authorized the release of a controversial and disputed report on the audit of Dominion Voting Systems, which claims the machines were “designed” to “create systemic fraud.” The report covers the forensic audit of Dominion’s machines in Michigan’s Antrim County. 13th Circuit Court Judge Kevin Elsenheimer ordered the report’s protective order to […]

Russia deploys advanced S-300 missiles to disputed islands near Japan

MOSCOW  – Russia said on Tuesday it had deployed a number of its new S-300V4 missile defense systems for combat duty on a disputed chain of islands near Japan, a move that is likely to anger Tokyo. The Russian Defence Ministry’s Zvezda TV station said the mobile air defense system designed to counter ballistic and […]

Wayne County Reverses Decision, Certifies Disputed Election Results as Video Goes Dark

Wayne County, Michigan, canvassers reversed course late Tuesday night and voted to certify the results from the November 3 election, which have been disputed. The Board of Canvassers had originally voted 2-2 along party lines. The tie meant the election results were not certified. But later into the night, the Republican canvassers flipped and voted […]

Israel, Lebanon to resume U.S.-mediated talks over disputed maritime border

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Israel, Lebanon begin U.S.-mediated talks over disputed maritime border

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With Turkey’s backing, North Cyprus to reopen disputed no-man’s land beach

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Turkey hopes Azerbaijan will ‘free’ disputed region from ‘Armenian occupation’ despite being 91% Armenian

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says his country will stand with Azerbaijan in its conflict with Armenia over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh, calling on Baku to continue its assault and re-take control of the region. Erdogan reiterated Ankara’s “full support” for its ally during his Friday speech at the inauguration of a city hospital […]

Erdogan threatens Greece over disputed territorial claims

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has threatened Greece with “painful experiences” if the country doesn’t enter talks with Turkey over disputed territorial claims in the eastern Mediterranean. The two countries have been in a long-running dispute over oil and gas exploration rights in the area, with Turkey also butting up against Cyprus over the same […]

Belarus election: Protesters clash with police after disputed presidential vote

Police and protesters clashed after authorities in Belarus said longtime authoritarian leader Alexander Lukashenko had likely won the presidential election. Belarus’ central election commission said incumbent President Lukashenko was ahead in five regions with around 82 per cent of the vote after a tense election marked by a crackdown on opposition candidates and widespread protests. […]

US warships sail near disputed South China Sea islands – report

USS ‘Higgins,’ an Arleigh Burke-class destroyer, and USS ‘Antietam,’ a Ticonderoga-class guided missile cruiser, came within 12 nautical miles of the islands, two US officials told Reuters on condition of anonymity. The ships reportedly carried out maneuvers near Tree, Lincoln, Triton and Woody Islands in the Paracels. Beijing has been building artificial islands and deploying […]

Russia Holds Military Drills on Disputed Islands Claimed by Japan

(ANTIMEDIA) — Russia is accelerating a military buildup on a chain of islands claimed by Japan, Bloomberg reports. Tokyo lodged a formal protest after 2,000 Russian troops held military exercises over a week ago on the four islands, called the Southern Kurils in Russia and the Northern territories in Japan. The Kurils make up part […]

Russia to deploy warplanes to disputed Northern Japanese Territories a.k.a. South Kuril Islands

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Russia’s Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has approved the deployment of Russian warplanes to the disputed Northern Japanese Territories a.k.a. South […]

At least 2 people shot dead in clashes with Indian police in disputed Kashmir region

Some 200 protesters hurled stone at the troopers as their convoy was passing through Ganovpora village in southern Shopian Hill District, one of the districts of Jammu and Kashmir, prompting them to open fire on Saturday, police said in a statement, adding that two civilians succumbed to their shot wounds. According to the police statement, […]

Iraqi Parliament Gives PM Mandate To Deploy Troops In Disputed Oil Region

Iraq’s prime minister Haider Al-Abadi has been “given mandate” to deploy troops in the disputed oil region of Kirkuk. The Iraqi parliament unanimously adopted a resolution which demands that the countrys Prime Minister re-deploy forces in all areas disputed with Kurdistan including Kirkuk. It follows a Kurdistan independence referendum in which the majority of Kurds […]

US imposes sanctions on Maduro after disputed Constituent Assembly elections

nsnbc : The United States imposed sanctions on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro with immediate effect on Monday, July 31. Sanctions were imposed over a […]

Philippines moves troops, supplies to disputed S. China Sea island claimed by Beijing

The troops and initial supplies arrived at Pag-asa Island last week, Lt. Gen. Raul del Rosario, head of the Philippine military’s Western Command, said as quoted by AP. Some 1.6 billion pesos (US$32 million) has been set aside for construction on the island, which will include reinforcing and lengthening and airstrip and building dock, according […]

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