The FRN Daily News Brief 2020-01-06

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This Daily FRN News Brief is a summary of 7, articles about Anglo-5, Headline-News, Iran, Mena, United-States, Defense, Iraq, Isis, Lebanon, Nato, Politics, Syria, Bahrain, Ksa, Uae, China, Eurasia, Latin-America, Venezuela, Opinions, Russia.

Tags in this brief: Iraq, ISIS, Occupation, Sovereignty, Trump, War, Middle East, US Imperialism, Iran, China, Guaido, Opposition, Venezuela, Carter Page, FBI, FISA, Russia.

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BREAKING: U.S Announces Movement out of Iraq – Trump Threatens Sanctions

Published 2020-01-06 22:27:05 by Joaquin Flores in Anglo-5, Headline-News, Iran, Mena, United-States

WASHINGTON D.C – The US military has announced preparation for “movement out of Iraq,” after the country’s parliament voted to oust foreign troops. Brigadier General William Seely, who oversees US Task Force Iraq, sent a letter to the head of Iraq’s joint operations command on Monday, less than week after the US assassinated Iran’s General Qassem Soleimani, various news agencies reported. “In order to conduct this task, Coalition Forces are required to take certain measures to ensure that the movement out of Iraq is conducted in a safe and efficient manner,” read the letter. It added that the forces would “be… Continue ->

Tags: Iraq, ISIS, Occupation, Sovereignty, Trump, War


Nasrallah: US Presence in Lebanon is Illegitimate

Published 2020-01-06 19:15:33 by Drago Bosnic in Anglo-5, Defense, Headline-News, Iran, Iraq, Isis, Lebanon, Mena, Nato, Politics, Syria, United-States

BEIRUT – A leading Lebanese newspaper wrote that the Sunday speech by Secretary-General of Hezbollah Seyed Hassan Nasrallah after the assassination of General Qassem Soleimani meant the end of the US military presence in the region, adding that US deployment in Lebanon is no more legitimate. Ibrahim al-Amin, a Lebanese analyst, wrote in the Arabic-language al-Akhbar newspaper on Monday that Nasrallah started the plan to expel the US forces from the region. “It was decided for the first and last time that the presence of the US forces in our country is illegitimate. The US deployment is not desired, is… Continue ->

Tags: Middle East, US Imperialism


Persian Gulf Arab States to US: Do Not Drag Us into Another War

Published 2020-01-06 18:30:19 by Drago Bosnic in Anglo-5, Bahrain, Headline-News, Iran, Ksa, Mena, Politics, Uae, United-States

RIYADH – Saudi Arabia will send a message on behalf of the Arab States to President Donald Trump to warn him about another war in the Middle East, as some US bases inside Persian Gulf countries are seen as potential targets for Tehran’s retaliation of Iranian top general’s assassination. “Saudi Arabia is sending a delegation to Washington to urge restraint with Iran on behalf of [Persian] Gulf states. The message will be: ‘Please spare us the pain of going through another war’,” Liz Sly, The Washington Post Beirut bureau chief wrote on Twitter. The Al-Sharq Al-Awsat newspaper reported, citing people… Continue ->

Tags: Middle East, US Imperialism


ZARIF: Gen. Soleimani’s Funeral Marking End of US Presence in Middle East

Published 2020-01-06 17:45:55 by Drago Bosnic in Anglo-5, Defense, Headline-News, Iran, Iraq, Mena, Politics, United-States

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TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif posted some photos of the million-strong funeral procession of IRGC Qods Force Commander Lieutenant General Qassem Soleimani who was assassinated by the US in Baghdad on Friday and reminded this signifies the end of American military presence in the Middle East. “Do you still want to listen to the clowns advising you on our region,” the top diplomat said in reference to his earlier tweet about Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. “End of malign US presence in West Asia has begun,” he concluded noting the decision of the Iraqi parliament for expelling… Continue ->

Tags: Iran, Iraq, US Imperialism


China Blasts US Threat of Hitting Iranian Historical Sites

Published 2020-01-06 17:03:48 by Drago Bosnic in Anglo-5, China, Defense, Eurasia, Headline-News, Iran, Mena, Politics, United-States

BEIJING – Chinese Envoy to Tehran condemned President Donald Trump’s remarks on striking 52 Iranian sites, including historical sites, if Iran targets US citizens or assets to avenge Washington’s assassination of its seasoned general. “World cultural heritage belongs to all humanity!” Chang Hua wrote on Twitter. https://twitter.com/AmbChangHua/status/1213935691509444613 Beijing has also accused the US of having a destabilizing presence in the Middle East, describing growing animosity of the United States towards Iran as a threat to regional security. The US should not misuse its military power, Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesman Geng Shuang said during a press briefing on Monday, adding, “Power… Continue ->

Tags: China, Iran, US Imperialism


Remember him? Venezuelan Opposition goes into Opposition Against Guaidó

Published 2020-01-06 01:43:53 by Joaquin Flores in Headline-News, Latin-America, Venezuela

CARACAS (Telesur) – Opposition parliamentarians declared themselves in opposition against a certain Juan Guaidó for having used the presidency of the parliament as a personal project to enrich himself. The Venezuelan opposition stated on Sunday that they would not be seeking the reelection of the self-proclaimed president Juan Guaidó. According to their statement, the opposition is choosing to move forward without Guaido, as his corruption and failures have worsened their cause. The parliamentarians declared themselves in revolt against Guaidó for having used the presidency of the parliament as a personal project to enrich himself. “In  2019 that has just concluded,… Continue ->

Tags: Guaido, Opposition, Venezuela


How the FBI lied to get a FISA on Carter Page

Published 2020-01-06 01:13:30 by Ronald Thomas West in Anglo-5, Eurasia, Headline-News, Opinions, Russia, United-States

Any anonymous ‘state secrets’ (e.g. FBI fronting for CIA) finger On the FBI’s fraudulent application for a FISA secret warrant (authorization to spy) on Carter Page: The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court’s ‘cover your ass’ Order Misc. 19-02 finding of fact: “The frequency with which representations made by FBI personnel turned out to be unsupported or contradicted by information in their possession, and with which they withheld information detrimental to their case, calls into question whether information contained in other FBI applications is reliable. The FISC expects the government to provide complete and accurate information in every filing with the Court…. Continue ->

Tags: Carter Page, FBI, FISA, Russia, Trump


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