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Farmer stumbles upon ancient burial site containing elite tribal remains in Russia (PHOTOS)

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A Russian farmer accidentally uncovered the 2,500-year-old remains of three elite members of an ancient nomadic tribe and a horse’s skull, hidden for millennia on his land. The Sarmatian remains were found in wooden coffins at a burial site within a large mound in the village of Nikolskoye, in the Astrakhan region. Rustam Mudayev made Read More

Moscow to react ‘reciprocally’ to US blacklisting of elite Chechen police unit – Kremlin

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Published time: 17 May, 2019 09:51 Edited time: 17 May, 2019 09:59 Russia will respond ‘reciprocally’ to the US sanctions placed on Chechen special police unit Terek, Vladimir Putin’s spokesperson said, slamming Washington’s move as ‘destructive.’ “Obviously, the principle of reciprocity applies here,” Dmitry Peskov told reporters on Friday, adding that Washington’s recent actions against Read More

Saudi pipeline attack highlights risk to Middle East oil exports, as tensions rise

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By Salma El Wardany on 5/16/2019 Pipeline attacks, stock photo. CAIRO (Bloomberg) — Saudi Arabia accused Iran of ordering this week’s attack on key oil facilities, stoking concerns that the world’s largest oil-producing region is edging toward another war. Crude prices rose. Prince Khalid Bin Salman, the vice minister for defense and brother of Saudi Read More

Jeremy Kyle did not kill anyone & poor people can decide for themselves if they want to go on TV

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The cancellation of The Jeremy Kyle Show is a typical British middle-class moral panic that treats working-class people as children – too stupid to even be allowed to participate in (or watch!) a daytime TV program. Having looked down on what is a parochial watered-down Jerry Springer Show clone for its entire 14 year run, Read More

US plans to deploy 120,000 troops in Middle East to counter Iran – report

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Donald Trump has reportedly been presented with a plan to send as many as 120,000 troops to the Middle East to counter the so-called Iranian threat, the New York Times reported. Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan disclosed the updated military plan at a meeting of Trump’s top security aides on Thursday, the publication said, quoting Read More

US ‘smart enough’ not to want war against Iran unless Pompeo & Bolton get their way

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The US is “smart enough” not to ignite a war with Iran because it will push the world to the brink of economic disaster and lead to a shortage of oil. But Washington and Gulf hawks could get their way, an analyst told RT. Tensions in the already troubled Persian Gulf ratcheted up again after Read More

Iran warns of ‘conspiracy by ill-wishers,’ urges probe into ‘sabotage attack’ off UAE coast

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Iran’s Foreign Ministry said it wants clarification of what happened at the UAE port of Fujairah, where four ships were reportedly targeted in a “sabotage operation.” Sunday’s incident at Fujairah port was “alarming and regrettable,” a spokesman for Iranian Foreign Ministry, Abbas Mousavi, said in a statement on Monday. He cautioned against “adventurism by foreigners,” Read More

UAE says commercial ships targeted by ‘sabotage,’ amid rising Gulf tensions

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The United Arab Emirates has said that four commercial ships were hit by “sabotage” in its waters, hours after denying reports of explosions at an oil tanker terminal. The incident comes as US/Iran tension ratchets up. The four vessels were targeted by “sabotage operations” in waters near the emirate of Fujairah, the country’s foreign ministry Read More

US military in Gulf was ‘threat but now opportunity’ – Iran’s elite IRGC

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The presence of US military might in the Gulf region has shifted from a being threat and is now an “opportunity,” a senior official from Iran’s Revolutionary Guard has said amid Washington’s latest round of saber-rattling. Amirali Hajiadeh, who heads the elite unit’s aerospace division, made the comments on Sunday while discussing the presence of Read More

US wages ‘psychological war’ against Iran – Revolutionary Guards chief

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The United States is conducting “psychological war” aimed at Iran and the surrounding region, the commander of Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards has said. His comments come amid growing tensions between Tehran and Washington. Major General Hossein Salami noted on Sunday that “the Americans have started a psychological war because the comings and goings of their Read More