Posts Tagged ‘gulf’

IRGC forces engage outlaws near Turkey border, kill one

Forces of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) have dismantled a group of four counter-revolutionary outlaws close to the Turkish border in West Azarbaijan Province. On Thursday, Alireza Madani, the commander of the IRGC wing in northwestern Salmas County, said the criminals had sneaked into Iran from neighboring Turkey. However, IRGC forces engaged them in an area […]

IRGC plays down media hype over naval patrol near US warship

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Lieutenant commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Navy played down reports that the IRGC boats in the Strait of Hormuz have maneuvered dangerously close to a US military vessel, saying the patrol boats are always in the region as part of routine operations. Following reports by an American reporter aboard the […]

Aquatic animal exports up by 10%

Touching upon the latest status of shrimp and salmon production so far in the current Iranian calendar year, Hassan Salehi asserted “the shrimp farming acreage in the country is not less than the same period last year and no barriers exist on continuous storage of the product.” The official also referred to salmon production conditions […]

Somali Rapist Avoids Deportation Saying He ‘Didn’t Know Rape Was Unacceptable,’ Rapes Twice Again

A serial rapist Somali living in the UK was able to avoid deportation after his first rape by claiming he “didn’t know rape was unacceptable,” then went on to rape two more women after being released from prison. From The Daily Mail: Dahir Ibrahim, 31, attacked his second and third victims within six weeks of […]

North Dakota Voters Side With Family Farms

Print Friendly Above Photo: “Salem Sue”, the world’s largest Holstein cow, is a roadside attraction in New Salem, North Dakota.   ( …And Continue 84-Year-Old Ban On Corporate Ownership North Dakota voters have rejected a measure that would have permitted corporations to own and to operate dairy and pork farms of up to 640 acres. On Tuesday, […]

Its settled! Butter is not associated with cardiovascular disease, study finds

     Butter consumption was only weakly associated with total mortality, not associated with cardiovascular disease, and slightly inversely associated (protective) with diabetes, according to a new epidemiological study which analyzed the association of butter consumption with chronic disease and all-cause mortality. This systematic review and meta-analysis, published in PLOS ONE, was led by Tufts scientists […]

Zarif: Only diplomatic solution works for Syria

Tehran, June 22, IRNA – Foreign Minister Mohammad-Javad Zarif said on Wednesday that there are two diplomatic and military solutions for Syria, but the diplomatic choice should be taken. ‘In Syria, we should be after diplomatic solution; military solution in Syria means efforts to meet the needs of one side in exchange for threatening all; […]

Unreported Mass Killing Leaves Thousands Dead

Print Friendly Above Photo: Above Photo: From Turkish Confusion by Anthony Freda. In what’s being called the worst mass killing by the United States in the past six months, numerous mentally disturbed individuals, with the extensive backing of a well-financed terrorist organization, and support from a growing circle of allied gang members, have gruesomely slaughtered […]

Iran, Norway hold a seminar on JCPOA, opportunity for cooperation

Oslo, June 13, IRNA – A seminar entitled ‘JCPOA and the opportunities for cooperation between Iran and Norway’ began in Oslo on Monday. The seminar, which is being held in cooperation with Foreign Ministries of Iran and Norway, Iranian Embassy in Oslo and a research center for Foreign Trade called Prio Innovation, Norway, is participated […]

Traditional Uses of Aloe Vera from All Around the World

30th May 2016 By Dr. Edward Group Guest writer for Wake Up World It’s no secret aloe vera is one of the most popular succulents around the world today. For thousands of years, it has been grown for a variety of uses — everything from oral health, skin benefits, and even dietary supplementation. It’s also […]

Push to renew glyphosate license in Europe fails as the herbicide’s expiration date moves closer

(NaturalNews) The decision to renew glyphosate use in Europe was postponed for the second time on Thursday. Representatives of EU governments did not support the European Commission’s proposal (which included almost no restrictions) to renew the widely used herbicide for nine more years. The Commission did not call for a vote, after realizing […]

France Erupts In Defiance Of Employer-Friendly Labour Reforms

Print Friendly Above Photo: Vigier/flickr France is continuously rocked by debates around the meaning of the Enlightenment ideals of liberty, equality and solidarity that predate the French Revolution. Some important notions are widely shared. Most French citizens expect governments to meet the basic needs of all and promote individual expansion of talents and abilities. It is […]

Are recent mumps and measles outbreaks caused by the unvaccinated?

(NaturalNews) Children vaccinated against mumps and measles shouldn’t have a reason to worry about contracting the two viruses, right? That’s why they were vaccinated in the first place — to have blanket immunity from these diseases. So why are news outlets putting fear in the heads of the vaccinated, warning them about recent […]

The Coal Vs. Fracking Canard

Print Friendly Above Photo: It’s not coal versus fracking that we should be debating; it’s fossil fuels versus renewables.  Following a recent report from the Department of Energy that 66 percent of natural gas produced in the United States comes from fracked wells and news that March was the third straight “hottest month ever,” Mother Jones has published a […]

Man With Part Of His Skull Missing Told He Is ‘Fit For Work’ By DWP

A man who is partially paralysed and had half his skull removed after suffering a stroke, has been declared ‘fit for work’ by the Department for Work and Pensions and had his benefits cut. Kenny Bailey had a large piece of his skull removed to save his life after he suffered a massive stroke, is […]

Photos: Stargazers watch Mercury ‘transit’ before the Sun

Six issues for Narendra Modi’s Iran visit Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is going to make one of his more important foreign sojourns this month, as he prepares to… Source Article from 00

IRGC commander: US using ISIL to spoil Islam’s attractions

TEHRAN (FNA)- Lieutenant Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Brigadier General Hossein Salami warned on Monday that the US is seeking to tarnish Islam’s brilliant face through the terrorist and extremist groups’ crimes, as the number of Muslim converts is on the increase in the western world. “The US-led coalition against the US […]

5 Solutions for a New World

With the rise of alternative media, seeing the flaws in the mainstream media is quite easy if one knows where to look. It’s also particularly easy these days, thanks to the dawn of the Internet, to dig deep into history and discover that it has been completely misrepresented, along with the many forces behind it. […]

No security problem reported in Iran’s run-off parliamentary polls: Official

Executive committees and representatives of supervising organizations, including the Guardian Council, have attended the polling stations and properly monitored the process of voting since the morning, Moqimi said on Friday. “Up to now, no security case has been reported,” the official said, adding that regulations have fully been observed by the voters. He further emphasized […]

Photos: Iran celebrates National Persian Gulf Day

A ceremony has been held in Tehran to mark National Persian Gulf Day, deliberating on the importance of the strategic waterway and its significance for Iranians. Senior officials including Minister of Culture and the Islamic Guidance Ali Jannati and President’s dviser in Religious and Ethnic Minorities Affairs Ali Yunesi were present in the Ceremony.   By Fars […]

Results of Majlis run-off elections due on Saturday: Minister

Tehran, April 29, IRNA – Results of Majlis run-off elections will be released early Saturday, Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli said on Friday. Speaking to reporters, Rahmani Fazli said the election results will be declared at 8 o’clock in the morning early Saturday if election ends at 7 o’clock on Friday evening. The scheduled time […]

Yazd protected areas ravaged by drought

Damage caused by drought in the protected areas of Yazd Province is estimated at close to 940 billion rials ($27.5 million) since the beginning of the current water year (started September 22, 2015). The loss is more than three times the damage incurred a year earlier, which amounted to 300 billion rials ($8.8 million). According […]

New York Times: Saudi Arabia warns it will sell off “hundreds of billions in US assets” if Congress passes 9/11 bill

So was this the reason for the “expedited” meetings between Obama and Yellen this week? Good chance. But we don’t know. And if the Saudis were to sell $750 billion in US Treasuries who would they sell them to? That’s a lot of paper to move and the world isn’t that big. Add […]

Russian Jets Create Dangerous Waves Around US Warship In Baltic

The Pentagon is up in arms that two Russian jets flew dangerously close to a U.S. destroyer in the Baltic Sea, creating a “wake” in the waters surrounding the warship. The two low flying Russian Su-24s performed a “simulated attack” that goes against military conventions in peacetime, according to the Pentagon. Sputnik reports: While sailing through the […]

US acts against JCPOA: Rezaei

TEHRAN, Apr. 09 (MNA) – Maj. Gen. Mohsen Rezaei has emphasized that Americans are undertaking certain measures which are contrary to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). Speaking at the commemorative ceremony for Lieutenant General Ali Sayyad Shirazi on Saturday morning in Tehran, Secretary of Expediency Council and former IRGC general Major General Mohsen […]

Vaezi confers with Turkish PM

Tehran, April 8, IRNA – Minister of Communications and Information Technology Mahmoud Vaezi and Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu in Ankara on Thursday discussed issues of mutual interest. Vaezi, President Rouhani’s special representative to Turkey, is currently in Ankara at the head of an economic delegation to attend the 25th Iran-Turkey Joint Economic Commission session. […]

Jesus, and the lies we tell ourselves to keep going

In case you’re wondering, this is what “Jesus” really looks like (he’s the one on the left)… …image source One of my favorite television shows is called Cheaters. In it, people who think their sexual partners are cheating on them enlist the show to discover the truth, even though the aggrieved parties actually know the […]

Russia increases oil exports: Aims to overtake Saudi Arabia to become China’s biggest supplier

     China is ready to import 27 million tons of Russian crude this year via the Eastern Siberia-Pacific Ocean (ESPO) pipeline, according to Transneft Vice-President Sergey Andropov. Russia wants to overtake Saudi Arabia to become China’s biggest supplier. “The overall volume of oil supplied to China amounts 27 million tons,” said Andropov on the sidelines […]

Bill McKibben Calls Out Fracking & Government Officials Who Pushed It

Print Friendly Above Photo: “If we’re serious about doing anything about climate change, we actually have to get off fossil fuels,” environmentalist Bill McKibben told Common Dreams on Wednesday. (Photo: Elvert Barnes/flickr/cc) Note: In a very important article in The Nation magazine, Global Warming’s Terrifying New Chemistry, Bill McKibben focuses on the deadly impact of fracked […]

Rally At Police Stations Demands Independent Oversight Over CPD

Print Friendly Above Photo: The release of the video showing former police Jason Van Dyke killing Laquan McDonald sparked public outrage. | Photo: AFP Link To Video Here CHICAGO (CBS) — Community against police violence staged demonstrations at all 22 police district stations in Chicago. As CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley reports, protesters demanded truly independent oversight of […]

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