Posts Tagged ‘seizes’

Jen Psaki Takes a Week of Vacation as Taliban Seizes Afghanistan

White House press secretary Jen Psaki appears to have begun her vacation on Sunday as the Taliban continues seizing Afghanistan. An email sent to Psaki by Breitbart News was returned with an auto-reply message noting that the White House press secretary is on vacation between August 15th through the 22nd. The email auto-reply message asks […]

Taliban Seizes 3 More Provincial Capitals In Afghanistan Amid U.S. Troop Withdrawal

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Taliban seized three more provincial capitals in Afghanistan, officials said Wednesday, putting nine of the nation’s 34 in the insurgents’ hands amid the U.S. withdrawal from the country. The fall of the capitals of Badakhshan and Baghlan provinces to the northeast and Farah province to the west put increasing pressure […]

Saudi Arabia seizes 4.5m amphetamine pills hidden in oranges

Saudi Arabia’s customs have thwarted an attempt to smuggle into the country more than 4.5 million pills of amphetamine, locally known as Captagon, obscured in a shipment of oranges, state TV reported on Wednesday. Al Arabiya said the shipment of oranges entering via Jeddah port was confiscated after thorough custom checks involving the use of […]

US Government Seizes The Websites Of PressTV, Pro-Palestinian Media Outlets and More

This Tuesday notices were put in place, for users seeking to access a number of websites critical of US foreign policy, notifying them that the US government had seized the domains. According to reports, the majority of the websites taken down were linked to Iran, or supportive of Iran, leading many to the conclusion that […]

US ‘Seizes’ Iranian And Other Regional News Sites

Above Photo: Press TV. Cites ‘disinformation’ and ‘national security threats.’ The move has been criticized by activists as an attempt by the US government to censor unfavorable content, an attack on the freedom of the press, and a deliberate act of hostility. On Tuesday, June 22, the US government “seized” several news websites, alleging their […]

AG Merrick Garland Declares War On The Open Internet: Seizes Domains Of Press TV And MidEast News Sites

Renegade Editor’s Note: Who would have ever thought a jew like Merrick Garland would do everything in his power to stop criticism of Israel? By Chris Menahan Biden-appointed Attorney General Merrick Garland on Tuesday seized the domains of Iranian state media outlet Press TV as well as a bunch of other media outlets from throughout […]

Netherlands art institute cracks down on free speech for Palestine — and seizes watermelon banner

Artists, tutors and co-activists at Piet Zwart Institute (PZI), a masters in fine art institution in Rotterdam, lately turned to the freedoms of artistic expression to fight on-campus censorship of Israeli actions. Not knowing the extent of the fight yet to be had on their campus, a group of artist-activists at PZI mobilised after the […]

Israel seizes Palestinian foreign minister’s travel permit after visit to International Criminal Court over war crimes probe

Palestinian Foreign Minister, Riyad al-Maliki, who was returning to the West Bank from a meeting at the International Criminal Court (ICC), was held up at a border crossing and got his VIP travel permit revoked by Israel. Senior Palestinian official, Ahmed al-Deek, said that agents of Israel’s Shin Bet intelligence service have questioned al-Maliki for […]

Myanmar Military Seizes Bank Accounts of George Soros’ Open Society Foundations for Funding Unrest

The Myanmar military regime has seized the bank accounts of billionaire George Soros’ Open Society Foundation (OSF) for fomenting unrest in the country by funding massive protests. An arrest warrant had been issued for 11 OSF members on suspicion of funding protests against the military junta. The Myanmar military is also planning to take legal […]

Italian prosecutor seizes batch of AstraZeneca Covid-19 jabs ‘as a precaution,’ launches manslaughter investigation after death

The prosecutor of Biella, Italy has ordered the seizure of nearly 400,000 AstraZeneca vaccines and opened a manslaughter investigation following the death of a 57-year-old man hours after being inoculated. On Monday, the prosecutor of Biella, a town in the northern Italian region of Piedmont, ordered the preventive seizure of the country’s entire ‘ABV5811’ batch […]

GOP seizes on women’s sports as unlikely wedge issue

“This issue will help [the] GOP win midterms,” said Stephen Miller, the former Trump White House aide who helped advise the former president on his CPAC speech. Some Republicans say touting the issue will unite two key elements of a winning electoral coalition: the party’s socially conservative base, which mostly rejects the expansion of gay […]

Israel destroys and seizes structures in Khirbet Humsa, leaving over 30 Palestinian minors without a roof

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Myanmar Military Seizes Power, Detains Elected Leader Aung San Suu Kyi

Feb 1 (Reuters) – Myanmar’s military seized power on Monday in a coup against the democratically elected government of Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, who was detained along with other leaders of her National League for Democracy (NLD) party in early morning raids. The army said it had carried out the detentions in response […]

Indonesia seizes Iran, Panama-flagged tankers

JAKARTA – Indonesia said its coast guard seized the Iranian-flagged MT Horse and the Panamanian-flagged MT Freya vessels over suspected illegal oil transfer in the country’s waters on Sunday. Coast guard spokesman Wisnu Pramandita said the tankers, seized in waters off Kalimantan province, have been escorted to Batam island in Riau Island Province for further investigation. “The […]

Iran Seizes South Korean Oil Tanker after Seoul Refuses to issue Payment of $6 Billion

Tehran authorities forced the Hankuk Chemi tanker, sailing under South Korean flag, to dock in Iran last week, suspecting the vessel of contaminating local waters. At the same time, the Islamic republic rejected accusations that it was holding the ship “hostage”. Iran’s seizure of the South Korean-flagged Hankuk Chemi tanker was not a provocation aimed […]

China Seizes on DC Riots to Justify Their Disgusting Crackdown in Hong Kong

The Communist Chinese government seized on Wednesday’s riots in the Capitol to justify their human rights abuses on protestors in Hong Kong. CCP government propaganda outlet Global Times posted images from both the DC riots and the Hong Kong protests to highlight western media double standards in offering support for unrest in Hong Kong while […]

Iran seizes South Korean oil tanker in Gulf; Seoul dispatches forces

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Iran seizes over 46 tons of narcotics, psychoactive drugs in month

TEHRAN – Iran seized 46,633 kilograms of various narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances from October 22 to November 11, Kazem Gharibabadi, Iran’s ambassador and permanent representative to the Vienna-based international organizations has said. The highest seized type was opium with 36,288 kg, followed by 3,958 kg of hashish, 3,931 kg of other substances including precursors […]

DOJ Seizes 27 Domains, Claims They Are Controlled By Iran

Above photo: Department of Justice. DOJ, FBI collaborate with Google, Facebook, and Twitter to make the seizures. The US Department of Justice (DOJ) announced on Wednesday that it seized 27 online domains, claiming the websites were controlled by Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC). The DOJ seized the domains under the guise of enforcing US sanctions […]

US Government Seizes Websites Allegedly Involved In Iran-Venezuela Oil Deal

Above photo: A US Department of Justice press release shows an image of a website it seized. Photo by US Department of Justice. The seizure follows the US interception of fuel tankers from Iran en route to Venezuela this month amid increased US pressure on both countries. The US government announced today that it had seized three […]

US Seizes Iranian Oil From Four Tankers En Route To Venezuela

Above photo: May 25, 2020 file photo, the Iranian oil tanker Fortune is anchored at the dock of El Palito refinery near Puerto Cabello, Venezuela. AP Photo/Juan Carlos Hernandez. NOTE: This action is a typical tactic used by the United States against its targets of regime change. The US is targeting both Iran and Venezuela. The tactic […]

US Navy seizes ship carrying supplies from China to Iran: Fars — SALAM ALQUDS ALAYKUM – سلام القدس عليكم

By News Desk -2020-08-05 BEIRUT, LEBANON (2:20 P.M.) – The U.S. Navy has allegedly seized a ship that was en route to Iran, carrying zeolite needed for manufacturing oxygen concentrators for coronavirus-infected patients. According to the Fars News Agency, the U.S. warships seized the ship near the Chinese port of Qingdao on Wednesday morning. “Only […]

Picking Up Where Obama Left Off: Trump’s Justice Department Seizes Reporters’ Records

Carl Bernstein, the journalist famous for exposing details related to the Watergate scandal, was on MSNBC and described the United States Justice Department’s seizure of phone records of reporters as a “matter of policy” that went all the way up to the president. “The object of it is to try and intimidate people who talk […]

South Korea seizes 2nd ship suspected of oil trade with North

The 5,100-ton KOTI tanker was detained by authorities in the port of Pyeongtaek-Dangjin in South Korea’s Gyeonggi Province, Yonhap news agency reported. Security and customs officials decided last week not to let the ship leave the port after suspecting it of engaging in ship-to-ship oil trade with North Korea in violation of UN sanctions. ‘Caught […]

Mexico Seizes 800 Pounds Of U.S. Government Cocaine

Authorities in Mexico have seized a massive shipment of cocaine that was headed towards a U.S. government facility in America.  A statement from the Defense Department says the vehicle which was transporting the cocaine belonged to the United States Social Security Institute Thegoldwater.com reports: These types of vehicles typically are responsible for disaster aid or philanthropic programs […]

MADRID SEIZES CONTROL OF CATALONIA AFTER INDEPENDENCE DECLARATION

MADRID SEIZES CONTROL OF CATALONIA AFTER INDEPENDENCE DECLARATION October 27th, 2017 Via: AFP: Spain was plunged into crisis Friday as Madrid seized power from independence-seeking Catalonia, the first curtailment of regional autonomy since the brutal dictatorship of Francisco Franco. After regional lawmakers voted to […]

Russian Foreign Ministry Seizes On Obama’s Tweet, Points Out Hypocrisy of Obama’s Murder Of Ghaddafi

By Brandon Turbeville The Messiah of the pro-war left, Barack Obama, recently took to Twitter after the race riots in Virginia to quote Nelson Mandela in a condemnation of racism. The tweet, however, was much more likely a clever act of opportunism to galvanize the fascist left in their own perceived racial struggles […]

CPS seizes child after parents challenge ADHD diagnosis

(Natural News) An Ohio couple, Christian and Katie Maple, lost custody of one of their children after they disagreed with the school’s mental health assessment of their child. Camden Maple, a seven-year-old boy, has five siblings and enjoys Star Wars, Pokémon, football, video games, and Legos. He loves to write stories and draws comic books. […]

Iranian FM says S. Arabia, Qatar favored coup in Turkey

“Our foreign minister told a closed session of the parliament today that certain states like Saudi Arabia and Qatar didn’t dislike the strengthening of the coup in Turkey, an issue which requires further contemplation,” member of the parliament’s Presiding Board Akbar Ranjbarzadeh quoted Zarif as saying on Sunday. Meantime, another MP Gholamreza Jafarzadeh quoted Zarif […]

28 petchem projects to be financed by foreign parties

TEHRAN, July 02 (Shana) – Main member of Board of Managers of National Iranian Petrochemical Company (NPC) Farnaz Alavi says 28 new petrochemical projects need to be implemented at a cost of $32 billion, are to be directly financed by foreign parties. Alavi told Shana that the 28 projects include ammonia urea, GTO and GTP […]

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