Posts Tagged ‘foothold’

The US is Gaining a Foothold in Uzbekistan

To create sustainable groundwork for further expansion into Central Asia, Washington has recently placed particular emphasis on developing relations and cooperation with Uzbekistan. One of such work areas in this country has been the active opening of “American Corners” in Uzbekistan. It is a US government-supported global network of more than 600 open-access educational centers, […]

Gantz: ‘We will not allow Hamas to get foothold in Jerusalem’

The Israeli government “will not allow Hamas to get foothold in Jerusalem,” Arabs48 reported Defence Minister Banny Gantz saying yesterday. Gantz’s remarks came following a shootout that took place in Jerusalem on Sunday where a Palestinian teacher and Israeli soldiers were killed and four Israelis were wounded. Hamas claimed that the Palestinian teacher, Fadi Abu Shkeidem, 42, was one of its leaders in the Palestinian holy […]

Has the Muslim Brotherhood Allowed Turkey to Expand its Foothold in Libya?

It is common knowledge that in recent years, Libya has become a camp of sorts where units of practically all leading terrorist organizations are stationed. And each of them wants its share of influence in this country. One of the key destabilizing elements is the presence of members of the Muslim Brotherhood movement (a terrorist […]

US-Taiwan: West’s Last Foothold in China

In Washington’s ongoing and ever-growing confrontation with China, it continues to place pressure on Beijing over Taiwan. However, as China continues along a path soon to exceed the US economically, militarily, and technologically, Taiwan’s reintegration as part of a single China is all but inevitable. Recently introduced legislation attempting to reinforce US influence over the […]

Mexico’s Fastest-Rising Cartel Trying to Establish Foothold in US: Feds

A notorious Mexican drug cartel is attempting to gain a foothold in the Seattle area and the Pacific Northwest, according to federal drug investigators. Mexican criminal group the Jalisco New Generation Cartel (Cartel Jalisco Nueva Generación, or CJNG), has been on the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) radar in recent years, and now, officials from […]

Lesser-known province seeks to gain foothold on tourism map 

TEHRAN –Some 41 tourism-related projects are currently underway across Iran’s southwestern Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad province, the provincial tourism chief has said.  These projects will boost tourism and develop travel infrastructure in the region when they finally come on stream, Majid Safai announced on Thursday.  A four-star hotel and a water park are among the important […]

Taiwan: A US Foothold Before a Chinese Tidal Wave

By Tony CartalucciSource: New Eastern Outlook Taiwan has found itself increasingly in the middle of the growing power struggle between a waning US and a rising China. 5 Reasons Why The Black Widow Solo Movie Will Be Awesome5 Reasons Why The Black Widow Solo Movie Will Be Awesome Taiwan is recognized by both the UN and the vast […]

Israel Chemicals, eyeing ‘foothold in major market,’ buys Brazil plant nutrition firm

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VW picks local partner in bid to cement foothold in Iran

Press TV- Germany’s Volkswagen says it has picked a local Iranian auto company to represent it in one of the biggest markets of the Middle East.    Volkswagen in a statement named the Iranian company as Khodro Sazi Sina (KSS) which it said had been chosen after “thorough and intense studies”.  The company emphasized that […]

President of Vatican family political council in Iran mid June

TEHRAN (ISNA)- Roman Catholic archbishop and President of Pontifical Council for the Family of Vatican, Vincenzo Paglia, plans to visit Iran mid June. He would arrive in Tehran on June 12 and meet with vice president of Iran in Women and Family Affairs Shahindokht Molaverdi. He is going to take part in a meeting on […]

Libya boots out USA Special Forces found to be operating illegally in country

US Special Ops Kicked Out of Libya Troops Outed by Libyan Air Force on Facebook A US military ground operation began and ended without much fanfare earlier this week in Libya, the Pentagon admitted today, in a shockingly bungling effort to secretly establish a presence of US special forces in the country. A group of […]

Large Scale Assault against ISIS by Syrian Armed Forces (SAA), Russian Warships Fired 26 Long Range Missiles against ISIS Positions

On October 8, Chief of the General Staff of the Army and Armed Forces, Gen. Ali Abdullah Ayoub officially announced that the Syrian armed forces had started a large-scale assault aimed at retaking several key cities and regions from terrorist forces after a week-long bombing campaign by Russia targeting the jihadists. A day earlier, SouthFront: […]

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