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Syrian Government Formally Requests UN Investigation Into Chemical Attack By
Syrian President Bashar Assad says the Syrian government has formally approached the United Nations, asking it to send in the experts to investigate the April 4 suspected chemical attack. Assad said in an interview with the Russian...
North Korea Threatens US With Preemptive Nuclear Strike By
Whether China is right about North Korea conducting a nuclear test on April 25th remains to be seen, but for now Kim Jong-Un is content with merely escalating the verbal warfare and overnight North Korean state media warned the United States of a “super-mighty preemptive...
Hunger Strikers At UN Headquarters Call For End To Yemen War By
Peace activists are holding a week-long vigil and hunger strike at United Nations headquarters in New York City to demand an end to the U.S.-backed, Saudi Arabia-led war in Yemen and humanitarian aid for the country’s starving population. The hunger strike and vigil,...
Putin: Russia Has Learned More ‘False Flag’ Chemical Attacks In Syria Are Coming By
With Rex Tillerson on his way to Russia, moments ago Russian president Vladimir Putin shocked reporters when he said that Russia has received intelligence from “trusted sources” that more attacks using chemical weapons are being prepared on the Damascus region,...
Israel ‘Blackmailing’ Developing Countries For Favorable Votes At UN By
Israel is blackmailing developing countries to force them to vote in its favor at the UN, Arabi21 reported the Coalition for Accountability and Integrity revealing yesterday. According to the site, the organisation’s Director, Azmi Shuaibi, said that Israel uses the...
Remember Iraq? Bolivian Ambassador Blasts US For Another Illegal Attack By
Wielding an image of former U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell during his infamous “weapons of mass destruction” speech that helped make the case for the U.S. invasion of Iraq in 2003, Sacha Llorenti, the Bolivian ambassador to the United Nations, blasted...
‘Beyond a Red Line’: Trump Might Just Launch Surprise Attack on Syria By
Does President Donald Trump assume his administration can just launch a surprise, unilateral military attack against Syria? “I’m not saying I’m doing anything one way or another, but I’m certainly not going to be telling you.” —President...
No Top Position At UN For Palestinians, Says US Envoy By
According the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations (UN) Nikki Haley, the Donald Trump Administration will not allow any Palestinians to hold high office at the UN until the Palestinian Authority cooperates in peace talks with Israel. Haley made the declaration on Monday,...
100 Civilians Killed A Month In Yemen War, Most By Coalition: UN By
An average of 100 civilians a month are dying in Yemen’s war which enters its third year this weekend, most killed by the Saudi-led coalition’s airstrikes and shelling, the United Nations human rights office said on Friday. In a statement marking the second...
US Furious Over Another Scathing UN Report On Israeli Abuses By
A United Nations rights expert issued a scathing report criticizing Israel’s policies Monday, just a few days after the world body withdrew a report that accused Israel of “apartheid” against Palestinians after U.S. and Israeli pressure. In the report, Michael...