The FRN Daily News Brief 2020-01-04

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This Daily FRN News Brief is a summary of 12, articles about Headline-News, Iran, Mena, Anglo-5, Israel, Opinions, United-States, Eurasia, Russia, Iraq, Libya, Turkey, Crime, Defense, Politics, Eu, Faith, Montenegro, Nato, Serbia, North-Korea, China, Color-Revolution, Hong-Kong, Ksa, Qatar, Syria, Uae, Yemen.

Tags in this brief: Iran, Iranian Navy, IRGC, Khanzadi, Persian Gulf, Quds Force, Soleimani, US Navy, Imminent Threat, Netanyahu, Pompeo, Foreign Ministry, Lavrov, Russian Federation, Total War, Video, War, Erdogan, Haftar, Libya, LNA, Turkey, US Imperialism, NATO, Orthodox Church, Serbia, North Korea, USA, China.

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Iran’s Top Admiral: We’ll force US Navy out of Persian Gulf

Published 2020-01-04 23:59:52 by Guest Author in Headline-News, Iran, Mena

TEHRAN – (PressTV) US forces and allies will soon be forced out of the Persian Gulf waters, where they have been seeking to establish a foothold for years, says Iran’s navy commander. In an interview with the Tasnim news agency published on Saturday, Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi said that in his view the United States has come to find itself with very little elbow room in the regional waters to advance its attempted objective of setting up a coalition to protect its interests. “We should force them out as soon as possible. God willing, this will happen and it is… Continue ->

Tags: Iran, Iranian Navy, IRGC, Khanzadi, Persian Gulf, Quds Force, Soleimani, US Navy


EXPOSED: Netanyahu-Pompeo lie of Imminent Threat that justified the Assassination of Soleimani

Published 2020-01-04 20:21:59 by Guest Author in Anglo-5, Headline-News, Iran, Israel, Mena, Opinions, United-States

Lies, the Bethlehem Doctrine, and the Illegal Murder of Soleimani By Craig Murray In one of the series of blatant lies the USA has told to justify the assassination of Soleimani, Mike Pompeo said that Soleimani was killed because he was planning “Imminent attacks” on US citizens. It is a careful choice of word. Pompeo is specifically referring to the Bethlehem Doctrine of Pre-Emptive Self Defence. Developed by Daniel Bethlehem when Legal Adviser to first Netanyahu’s government and then Blair’s, the Bethlehem Doctrine is that states have a right of “pre-emptive self-defence” against “imminent” attack. That is something most people, and most… Continue ->

Tags: Imminent Threat, Netanyahu, Pompeo


Lavrov expresses condolences to Iran in wake of illegal killing of Soleimani

Published 2020-01-04 20:08:56 by Joaquin Flores in Eurasia, Headline-News, Iran, Mena, Russia

TEHRAN – The foreign Ministers of Russia and Iran, Sergey Lavrov and Javad Zarif, held telephone conversations, which were held at the initiative of the Iranian side. According to the press service of the Russian Foreign Ministry , one of the main topics of this conversation was the murder in Baghdad of the head of the elite Iranian unit, General Qassem Soleimani . The head of the Russian Foreign Ministry expressed his condolences to his Iranian counterpart in connection with the incident. Lavrov went further and expressed in official terms Russia’s position that the klling of Soleimani was grossly illegal and adds to instability in the region…. Continue ->

Tags: Foreign Ministry, Iran, Lavrov, Russian Federation, Soleimani


TOTAL WAR: Iran Unfurls Red Flag of War Over the Holy Dome of Jamkarān Mosque

Published 2020-01-04 17:58:17 by Joaquin Flores in Headline-News, Iran, Iraq, Mena

TEHRAN – Earlier today, the authorities of the Islamic Republic of Iran raised the Red Flag of Hussein over the Holy Dome of Jamkaran Mosque, in Qom. The raising of the red flag gives a precise signal – it indicates that a major war is to come or is even now underway. Reports so far indicate that this is the first time Iran  has unfurled this flag over the Holy Dome, a flag steeped in religious symbolism relating to Islamic eschatology, the end times, and the specter of total war of epic and religious proportions. This is not a flag… Continue ->

Tags: Iran, Soleimani, Total War, Video, War


MAJOR: Haftar announces major mobilization against Turkish invasion of Libya

Published 2020-01-04 17:03:27 by Joaquin Flores in Eurasia, Headline-News, Libya, Mena, Turkey

LIBYA – As a result of Turkey deciding to send its troops to Libya, the commander of the Libyan National Army (LNA) Khalifa Haftar has announced a general mobilization to confront external aggression. The decision on military intervention in the Libyan conflict Ankara was made after an official request for help from the Government of Libya’s national consent, which controls the country’s capital. They acted against the background of the offensive of the forces of Khalifa Haftar in Tripoli. On January 2nd, the Turkish Parliament considered and approved the dispatch of the Turkish military to Libya. In response, LNA leader Haftar… Continue ->

Tags: Erdogan, Haftar, Libya, LNA, Turkey


New Details on IRGC Personnel Killed Along With General Soleimani in Friday US Attack

Published 2020-01-04 12:00:13 by Drago Bosnic in Anglo-5, Crime, Defense, Headline-News, Iran, Iraq, Mena, Politics, United-States

TEHRAN – The Central Headquarters of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Qods Force, in a statement, recounted the names of the 4 Qods Force personnel who were assassinated along with Lieutenant General Qassem Soleimani by the United States. The central HQ of IRGC’s Qods Force issued a statement on Friday, recounting that during the attack of Americans in the early hours of the day, 10 people were martyred, 5 of them Iranians, including Lieutenant General Soleimani, and 5 of them Iraqis, including Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, deputy commander of Iraq’s Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF), or Hashad al-Shabi. The 4 Iranians… Continue ->

Tags: Iran, US Imperialism, War


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MONTENEGRO: Politicians Excommunicated, Faithful Take To The Streets, Hierarchs Speak Out (VIDEO)

Published 2020-01-04 11:00:32 by Drago Bosnic in Anglo-5, Crime, Defense, Eu, Eurasia, Faith, Headline-News, Montenegro, Nato, Politics, Serbia, United-States

PODGORICA – Tensions continue to run high in Montenegro after the Parliament and President pushed through a law that the Serbian Orthodox Church views as a blatant attack, aimed at seizing Church property from the canonical Church in favor of the minuscule schismatic “Montenegrin Orthodox Church.” The Episcopal Council of Montenegro, consisting of every hierarch of the Serbian Church serving in Montenegro, gathered on December 29, with the exception of His Grace Bishop Metodije of Diokleia, who was hospitalized after being beaten by police at a peaceful protest, for joint prayer and a meeting where it adopted a special statement in connection with recent events. In… Continue ->

Tags: NATO, Orthodox Church, Serbia, US Imperialism


General Soleimani’s Successor Appointed, Vows to Continue His Work

Published 2020-01-04 10:00:10 by Drago Bosnic in Anglo-5, Crime, Defense, Headline-News, Iran, Mena, United-States

TEHRAN – Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei appointed Brigadier General Esmayeel Qaani as the new Commander of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Qods Force whose late chief, Lieutenant General Qassem Soleimani, was killed by US forces early on Friday. In a decree on Friday, Ayatollah Khamenei appointed Brigadier General Qaani as the new Commander of IRGC’s Qods Force, noting that Qaani has been one of the prominent commanders during the eight years of Sacred Defense and has been accompanying General Soleimani in the past several years in the region. “The plan of the Force… Continue ->

Tags: Iran, US Imperialism, War


Report: US Flies Spy Aircraft over Korean Peninsula

Published 2020-01-04 09:00:51 by Drago Bosnic in Anglo-5, Defense, Eurasia, Headline-News, North-Korea, Politics, United-States

SEOUL – A United States aircraft has conducted a reconnaissance flight over the Korean Peninsula, an aviation tracker reported, as North Korea ends a unilateral moratorium on missile testing. Aircraft Spots said in a report — carried by South Korea’s Yonhap news agency — on Thursday that an RC-135W Rivet Joint of the USAF had conducted a surveillance flight over the peninsula but did not specify when exactly. The tracker added that the aircraft had been spotted carrying out operations over the peninsula during the past several days in a row, along with a number of other surveillance planes such… Continue ->

Tags: North Korea, USA, War


HK Police: About 400 People Arrested in Hong Kong During New Year’s Eve Protest

Published 2020-01-04 08:00:49 by Drago Bosnic in Anglo-5, China, Color-Revolution, Crime, Eurasia, Headline-News, Hong-Kong, Politics, United-States

Hong Kong, People’s Republic of China – The Hong Kong Police have detained at least 400 people during 1 January’s anti-government protest, Senior Superintendent of Hong Kong Island Region Jim Ng Lok-Chun stated. “So, as of now, police have made around 400 arrests, offenses include unlawful assembly and possession of an offensive weapon,” the senior superintendent said during a press briefing, Sputnik reported. Earlier during the New Year’s Eve, tens of thousands of people took to the streets in a march, organized by the Civil Human Rights Front and approved by the authorities. The marchers demanded an independent investigation of… Continue ->

Tags: China, US Imperialism


Storm Over Asia: 20 Years Later

Published 2020-01-04 07:49:28 by Matthew Ehret in Anglo-5, Defense, Eurasia, Headline-News, United-States

The U.S. drone strikes which killed Maj. General Suleimani (Commander of the Revolutionary National Guard and Quds Brigade) and several leading Iraqi military officials on January 3 has brought America as close to war with Iran as ever before. If one listens carefully, it is possible to hear neocon ideologues like Bill Kristol, Dick Cheney, John Bolton and other architects of the Project of the New American Century giggle insanely as the war which was meant to happen in 2007 looms ever closer. With this war threat, a larger confrontation with Russia and China is also brought closer to reality…. Continue ->

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ANALYSIS: Iranian Response to US Aggression – Will There be an All-Out War and How it Would Unfold

Published 2020-01-04 02:19:38 by Drago Bosnic in Anglo-5, Defense, Headline-News, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Ksa, Mena, Nato, Politics, Qatar, Syria, Uae, United-States, Yemen

By Arthur Evans and Drago Bosnic – Unconfirmed reports of ballistic missiles hitting the largest US military base Ain Al-Assad in Iraq have since been denied, yet such a scenario is far from impossible given the fact that the most recent US actions in Iraq have caused the tensions to erupt beyond clearly predictable outcomes. At the moment, the heated situation in the Middle East has almost reached the 1963 Cuban Missile Crisis levels. Although the then events were a potential conflict between two nuclear superpowers, this most recent escalation by the US is no less “nuclear”. The assassination of… Continue ->

Tags: Iran, US Imperialism, War


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