Posts Tagged ‘lng’

In Right-wing Putsch, UK Labour MPs Deliver Overwhelming Anti-Corbyn Vote

Brexit, the E.U. and the "Special Relationship" of the U.S./U.K.

Any clique in the E.U. that thinks the U.S. will sit idly by while they “punish” the U.K. had better recalibrate their core interests and the potential for blowback. One constant in a fast-shifting global chess board is the special relationship between the United Kingdom and the United States. The term special relationship defines a close collaboration diplomatically, […]

Spokesman: Muhammad Ali, pioneer in racial equality

Tehran, June 5, IRNA – Spokesman for the Foreign Ministry said Muhammad Ali, the legendary American boxer, was a pioneer in racial equality who stood up for blacks’ rights. Hossein Jaberi Ansari expressed condolences over death of Muhammad Ali on June 4. ‘He was not only a famous champion in the area of boxing, but […]

Revolving Door In Office Of U.S. Trade Representative, Part 1

Endnotes [1] Letter of December 17, 2014, to Ambassador Michael Froman, from U.S, Senators Elizabeth Warren, Tammy Baldwin, and Ed Markey, [2] “The trade ministers get together to set the rules of trade. They don’t worry about the environment; that’s somebody else’s agenda. Trade above all — that’s the way they approach it. And as […]

Norway lifts ban against Iranian students

The Foreign Ministry of Norway has issued a directive to dissolve a ban against the admittance of Iranian students in Norwegian universities that came into effect as a result of the international sanctions against Iran following the dispute over the country’s nuclear program. As a result of sanctions, Iranian students were denied residence permits and […]

Israeli forces kill Palestinian woman near Quds

A Palestinian woman has been shot and killed by Israeli troops in the occupied Palestinian territories with Israelis claiming she was attempting to stab regime forces. Israeli police said Monday that the woman was killed in Ras Biddu checkpoint, north of the occupied city of Quds (Jerusalem). They said she defied warning shots by Israelis […]

Intelligence official: 2 Takfiri terrorists arrested in western Iran

TEHRAN (FNA)- A senior Iranian intelligence official announced that the country’s security forces have detained two Takfiri terrorists in the Western province of Hamedan who planned to carry out operations in Tehran. “We succeeded in identifying and arresting two terrorists who were members of Takfiri and ISIL groups in two operations,” the director-general of intelligence […]

When Afghan women were free

In the Ancient Greek poet Homer’s epic poem The Iliad, the motive for the siege of Troy by the Greeks was the abduction of Helen, wife of the red-haired Menalaus by the lascivious Trojan prince Alexandros. Yet Helen is strangely absent from Homer’s epic. The poem is more concerned with the mobilisation of Greece’s allies […]

Video: Israeli bulldozers Raze Jordan Valley Homes

Print Friendly Above Photo: AFP PHOTO/JAAFAR ASHTIYEHJAAFAR ASHTIYEH/AFP/Getty Images On Wednesday, Israeli forces carried out a mass demolition in four areas of the occupied West Bank’s Jordan Valley — Jiftlik, Fasayil al-Wusta, Ein Kurzliya and al-Mkassar. Seven homes and six animal shelters were destroyed, leaving 71 people without a roof over their heads. For families in Fasayil al-Wusta […]

EU officials to visit Iran to explore energy ties

European officials are set to visit Iran to explore ways of expanding energy ties with Tehran following the removal of sanctions against the nation over the Iranian nuclear program. The European Commission will undertake a first “technical assessment mission” in February to explore energy ties, European Climate and Energy Commissioner Miguel Arias Canete said on […]

War keeps millions of children from attending school

Tehran, Jan 13, IRNA – Such an occurrence happens due to armed conflicts that stops mass schooling; it was explained in a statement the UN program released on Tuesday. In the South Sudanese territory there are about two million children of primary and secondary level (between 6 and 15 years), without access to education, highlighted […]

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