Posts Tagged ‘foreign’

Do Foreign Powers Want a Government in Lebanon Today? هل يريد الخارج حكومة في لبنان اليوم؟

July 28, 2021 Source: Al-Mayadeen Ghassan Saoud Reliable sources have confirmed that France wants a government as soon as possible, one that can guarantee three principle things for it. The primary obstacle that prevented Hariri from forming the government is non-existent for Mikati. Many wind up believing the lies they tell, ignoring, in terms of […]

Tunisia’s Presidential Takeover Could Spiral Out Of Control, Foreign Powers Eager To Get Involved

In what is being called a coup by leading political parties in Tunisia, the country’s President Kais Saied swiftly froze parliament and relieved the government of its duty, placing complete power in his own hands. This was followed by both protests and celebrations throughout the country, but could quickly turn much more violent if the […]

Russian Foreign Ministry on Nord Stream 2, Britain, and US Support for ISIS

By Stephen Lendman Source From beneath the Baltic Sea, Russia’s 745-mile pipeline will supply 55 billion cubic meters of gas annually to Germany and Europe. Nearly completed, it’ll soon be operational despite US efforts to undermine the project. Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova (MZ below) stressed that the project “is in full accord with […]

EU unveils landmark climate change plan with tougher targets for foreign companies and transport industry

The European Union has announced sweeping legislation to cut its carbon footprint by more than half by the end of this decade, including tougher caps on car emissions and a plan to tax foreign companies for the pollution they create. The European Green Deal: Fit for 55 plan is an attempt to wean the continent […]

Israel’s foreign minister admits it’s an apartheid state

By felicitous circumstances (for details, see here), the Israeli opposition brought down the Citizenship Law last week. The law prevents Palestinian citizens of Israel from granting resident status to their spouses who are non-Israeli Palestinians. The rules are different for Jews. A Jew who marries a Jewish woman from the United States will thereby grant […]

US Blacklists More Foreign Firms

The Biden administration has added 14 Chinese companies along with 20 other entities – including some from Iran and Russia – to its economic blacklist over claims of “human rights violations.” The US Commerce Department claimed on Friday that the companies had been “implicated in human rights violations and abuses in the implementation of China’s […]

Haitian Movements Caution Against Foreign Intervention

Above Photo: Haiti’s de-facto president, Jovenel Moïse, was assassinated in his house on July 7. Jovenel Moïse/Twitter. Civil society organizations and progressive sectors in Haiti and globally have warned that Jovenel Moïse’s assassination could be used as pretext to increase foreign interference and further deepen the socio-political crisis in the country. In the early hours […]

Xi Jinping Warns Foreign Countries on CCP Anniversary

Chinese communist leader Xi Jinping warns foreign forces not to bully Beijing. The punishment for doing so? In his words, “the blood and flesh of 1.4 billion Chinese people.” On the eve of the Chinese regime’s anniversary, crowds packed Hong Kong’s airport, with many headed to the UK. Some even paid double the price for […]

Israel foreign minister arrives in UAE on first official visit

Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid landed in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) today, in what has been called an historic visit as the first official trip by a senior Israeli minister to the Gulf state. After landing at Abu Dhabi airport this morning, the alternate prime minister and foreign minister stated on his Twitter account […]

Iraq refuses to deport foreign detainees to their countries

The Iraqi government has confirmed its refusal to deport foreign citizens convicted for terrorism so that they can serve the rest of their sentences in their own countries, Anadolu has reported. “Arab and foreign terrorists arrested according to Article 4 [of the Anti-Terrorism Law], will not be deported to their countries until they have fully […]

Russian Foreign Ministry on No-Summit/Summit, the G7, NATO and Venezuela

By Stephen Lendman Source A previous article called talks between Putin and Biden’s double farcical and tragic. Despite remarks by both sides suggesting otherwise, no improvement in dismal bilateral relations was achieved — nothing suggesting a shift by Biden regime hardliners toward more normalized relations with Russia. Commenting on Geneva talks, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman […]

Report: Elise Stefanik’s Far-Left Challenger Registered as a Foreign Agent for ‘Embassy of Qatar’

House Republican Conference chairwoman Elise Stefanik’s (R-NY) far-left midterm challenger, Matthew Putorti, a New York City attorney, previously registered as a foreign agent for the “Embassy of Qatar,” according to a report. Because of this, Putorti has had multiple campaign donations he allegedly made in December 2019 returned to him, the Daily Caller reports. Putorti’s registration as […]

Foreign regional leaders congratulate Iran’s president-elect Raeisi

Foreign regional leaders congratulate Iran’s president-elect Raeisi – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – Russian President Vladimir Putin sent a message on Saturday congratulating the election of Ebrahim Raeisi as the president of the Islamic Republic of Iran. “Dear Mr. Seyyed Ebrahim Raeisi, the president-elect of the Islamic Republic of Iran, accept my sincere congratulations on the election […]

Meeting of Foreign Ministers from ASEAN and China

On June 7-8 in the Chinese city of Chongqing an annual meeting was held, bringing together foreign ministers from China and participating nations from ASEAN. This is not the only platform for discussing bilateral relations between the two sides. However, it is the most important after a summit. It is important to note that this […]

China’s Anti-Foreign Sanctions Law

By Stephen Lendman Source The new measure is all about countering US/Western use of weaponized sanctions to wage war on China by other means. Adopted Thursday by China’s  National People’s Congress (NPC) Standing Committee, the Anti-Foreign Sanctions Law retaliates against what’s imposed illegally on the country, its entities and individuals. It provides a legal foundation for […]

On Pakistan’s Current Foreign Policy Course

The recent attention to Pakistan in describing aspects of the current stage of the Global Game is understandable. As one of the two “de facto” nuclear powers (along with India, Israel’s status, in this case, being labeled “volatile,” Pakistan occupies quite a distinctive place at the world’s gaming table, specifically, in the format of the […]

Zakani says his foreign policy will be based on mutual respect, détente with neighbors

Zakani says his foreign policy will be based on mutual respect, détente with neighbors – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – Presidential candidate Alireza Zakani told a press conference on Wednesday that if he wins the elections, he will follow a foreign policy based on mutual respect and détente with neighbors. Zakani also said he would pursue an […]

‘Watch out for the cicadas’: Biden takes a hit to the neck as he departs for foreign trip

The episode marked the second time in less than 24 hours that the loud, red-eyed pest had intruded upon White House operations in the run-up to Biden’s European travel. On Tuesday night, the charter plane meant to carry the press corps for the president’s trip was grounded for more than five hours at Virginia’s Dulles […]

Big Tech, Chamber of Commerce, Outsourcing Industry Unite to Keep Foreign Workers in American Jobs

The nation’s biggest tech corporations joined forces with the United States Chamber of Commerce and the outsourcing industry to keep foreign visa-holders in American jobs even as about 16.4 million Americans remain jobless. Executives with Google, Amazon, Apple, IBM, HP, the Chamber of Commerce, the Business Roundtable, the Microsoft Corporation, Twitter, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s […]

Leave Kabul: Foreign missions prepare for evacuation

Handover ceremony at Camp Anthonic, from US Army to Afghan Special Forces, Helmand province, Afghanistan, May 2, 2021. In the wake of U.S. and NATO troops withdrawal, foreign missions in Kabul are preparing for evacuation. Media reports said: The U.S. Defense Department and the State Department are drawing up plans for the possible evacuation of […]

Switzerland: Young Family Attacked by Foreign Suspects, Father Stabbed

    A father was stabbed and his family attacked by armed foreign suspects this week in the Swiss border city of Basel, according to reports. A couple and their two young children were walking along a city street on Wednesday evening when two males ambushed them. The husband, 25, managed to fight off the […]

Greek Foreign Minister in the Heart of Pontic Russia

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias meets with members of the Greek Pontic diaspora on Tuesday. Credit: Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias visited the very center of Pontic Russia during his trip to Russia, which included a Monday meeting with his Russian counterpart, Sergei Lavrov, in Sochi. The top Greek diplomat […]

Russian Foreign Ministry on Ukraine, White Helmets, the US and Gaza

By Stephen Lendman Source Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova (MZ below) slammed US-installed Ukrainian puppet president Zelensky for failing to fulfill his “pledge to launch real reform, restore peace in Donbass and change Ukrainians’ lives for the better.” He’s gone the opposite way in obeying orders from his higher power in Washington. MZ: “Political […]

How Billionaire Foundations Fund NGOs To Advance US Foreign Policy Goals

By Rick Sterling, Popular Resistance. May 23, 2021 | Educate! Above photo: Cattle inside the Indio Maíz Biological Reserve, a protected Nicaraguan bioreserve. Courtesy of the Rama Kriol rangers. A Case Study from Nicaragua. US foreign policy is increasingly promoted by billionaire funded foundations.  The neoliberal era has created individuals with incredible wealth and through […]

Foreign Capital Is Trying To Crush AMLO’s Energy Reform

Above Photo: President of Mexico Andrés Manuel López Obrador. Mexico’s President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (AMLO) has vowed to push on in his quest to properly regulate the country’s hydrocarbons industry, despite the obstacles placed by foreign capitalists and the notoriously corrupt Mexican justice system. President AMLO today rejected the move by two judges, Rodrigo […]

EU foreign ministers meet on Gaza as Israel-Hamas conflict rages on

The European Union says it will redouble its efforts to end the rise in violence between the Israeli military and Palestinian militants. EU foreign ministers are due to meet for a special summit on Tuesday and have expressed “extreme concern” over attacks on the media during the fighting. Speaking on Monday, EU spokesperson Peter Stano […]

Blocking Property With Respect To Specified Harmful Foreign Activities of the Government of the Russian Federation-E.O. Signed By Biden Below

A Presidential Document by the Executive Office of the President on 04/19/2021 DOCUMENT DETAILS Printed version:PDFPublication Date:04/19/2021Agency:Executive Office of the PresidentDocument Type:Presidential DocumentPresidential Document Type:Executive OrderE.O. Citation:E.O. 14024 of Apr 15, 2021Document Citation:86 FR 20249Page:20249-20252 (4 pages)Document Number:2021-08098 DOCUMENT DETAILS DOCUMENT STATISTICS Page views:6,532as of 05/16/2021 at 6:15 am EDT DOCUMENT STATISTICS PUBLISHED DOCUMENT Executive Order 14024 of April 15, […]

UAE Foreign Minister Urges Ceasefire in Israel and Gaza, Points to Abraham Accords

The United Arab Emirates has expressed “grave concerns” over the conflict between Islamist terrorist group Hamas and Israel, and is urging for both sides to immediately cease the violence. “The UAE is alarmed by the escalating spiral of violence in Israel and Palestine. We express our condolences to all victims of the recent fighting, and join […]

Most foreign airlines suspend flights to Israel over Gaza rockets

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Israel Defense Forces say false Gaza invasion report to foreign media was ‘mistake’ and not manipulation to lure Hamas into trap

After being accused of tricking the media with the announcement of a ground invasion into Gaza that never happened, the IDF are saying the controversial mistake “was done innocently.” In a Saturday statement, Israel Defense Forces Brigadier Gen. Hidai Zilberman pushed back against growing accusations that a previous tweet was used to gain a tactical […]

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