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Nice try, wrong missile: US botches propaganda video accusing Russia of INF violation

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The US mission to NATO sought to blame Russia for the expiration of an arms control treaty by posting a Twitter cartoon claiming Moscow had developed a forbidden missile – but didn’t help its own argument by showing the wrong one. In a surprisingly poor-quality video, narrated by a female AI voice, the US accused Read More

Europeans plan naval mission to ensure safe passage in Persian Gulf

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7/22/2019 LONDON – European governments will assemble a naval mission to provide safe passage for ships through the Persian Gulf, after Iran seized a British oil tanker in the region last week, an act that U.K. Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt described as “state piracy.” Hunt announced a “European-led maritime protection mission to support safe passage Read More

‘No sorties in the area’: Moscow says reports on deadly Idlib airstrike are ‘fake’

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No Russian jet has flown a combat sortie over the Idlib district in Syria, Moscow has said. The defense ministry was responding to allegations by “UK- and US-funded White Helmets” that civilians were killed in a Russian airstrike. The alleged attack targeted the town of Maaret al-Numan, it’s been claimed. Dubbing the information “fake,” the Read More

Turkish designer unveils badge of his country’s 1st S-400 squadron

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A local artist has just rolled out the emblem of Turkey’s first S-400 squadron, days after the air defense systems started arriving, despite the enormous pressure the US has applied to its NATO ally. The badge, crafted by Turkish graphic designer Omer Erkmen, features a Central Asian horseman shooting a bow and arrow. Turkey’s national Read More

French submarine that disappeared with 52 sailors on board in 1968 found

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A French Navy submarine which inexplicably disappeared off the Toulon coast in the Mediterranean on January 17, 1968 has finally been rediscovered over five decades later. The Minerve disappeared without a trace with 52 sailors on board, amid speculation that a faulty rudder, a possible collision with another vessel, or even a torpedo or missile Read More

Trump denies Iran held ‘CIA spies’ after ‘breaking ring’

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Claims from Iran that it broke up a CIA spying ring have been dismissed as “totally false” by Donald Trump. Iran also said it had sentenced some of the 17 suspects to death But the US president said the claims contained “zero truth”. Mr Trump tweeted: “The report of Iran capturing CIA spies is totally Read More

‘Grave aggression’: Israel begins demolition of residential buildings in the West Bank

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Israel has started demolishing 13 residential buildings in East Jerusalem’s Wadi Hummus for being too close to the separation barrier, even though the area falls under the Palestinian Authority’s administration. Israel Defense Force soldiers were seen placing explosives in a building set for demolition after they arrived before dawn. Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan said Read More

Oil rises more than 2% after Iran seizes British tanker

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LONDON (Reuters) – Oil prices rose more than 2% on Monday on concerns that Iran’s seizure of a British tanker last week may lead to supply disruptions in the energy-rich Gulf. FILE PHOTO: An oil pump is seen at sunset outside Scheibenhard, near Strasbourg, France, October 6, 2017. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann/File Photo Brent crude futures climbed Read More

Iranian media releases 1st PHOTOS of ‘captured CIA-linked spies’

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Photos purporting to show several of the 17 alleged captured CIA-linked operatives have begun circulating in the Iranian media. “The identified spies were employed in sensitive and vital private sector centers in the economic, nuclear, infrastructure, military and cyber areas… where they collected classified information,” Iran’s Ministry of Intelligence said in a statement broadcast on state Read More