The FRN Daily News Brief 2020-01-18

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This Daily FRN News Brief is a summary of 6, articles about Headline-News, Israel, Mena, Anglo-5, Crime, Iraq, Nato, Politics, Propaganda, United-States, Eurasia, Russia, Syria, Defense, Iran, Eu, Finance, United-Kingdom.

Tags in this brief: Crimes Against Humanity, IDF, Tom Hurndall, Zionism, Geopolitics, Iraq, US Imperialism, US War Crimes, War, Leningrad, Putin, WWII, Erdogan, FSA, Hama, HTS, Idlib, SAA, Iran, Plane Downing, Russia, Brexit, Economy, Eu, Free Trade, UK, USA.

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17 years ago, Israeli troops killed British photographer in Gaza

Published 2020-01-18 23:18:32 by Joaquin Flores in Headline-News, Israel, Mena

Just a friendly reminder – ed * While taking pictures for Israeli attacks on Palestinian children, Tom saw 3 little girls could not flee to safety. He saved one. When he was back to the others, he was shot by an Israeli sniper. To hide their crimes, Israeli occupation troops killed British photographer Tom Hurndall, 22, in the occupied Gaza Strip, 17 years ago. As he was taking pictures for Israeli crimes, Hurndall tried to rescue small girls from Israeli gunfire; therefore, he was shot in the head by an Israeli sniper. Tom was a student and photographer who travelled… Continue ->

Tags: Crimes Against Humanity, IDF, Tom Hurndall, Zionism


PENTAGON: ‘US Made Iraq More Secure and Prosperous’ (PHOTOS)

Published 2020-01-18 22:57:47 by Drago Bosnic in Anglo-5, Crime, Headline-News, Iraq, Mena, Nato, Politics, Propaganda, United-States

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The United States Department of Defense claims that its military presence makes Iraq more “secure and prosperous”, despite calls by Iraqi lawmakers for the removal of all foreign troops from the country and growing tensions with Iran. “At this time, there are no plans by the US military to withdraw from Iraq,” Assistant to the Secretary of Defense Jonathan Rath Hoffman told reporters at a press briefing, RT reported. “And I think it’s been obvious… that the consensus in Iraq seems to be that the United States forces there are a force for good,” he added. The official… Continue ->

Tags: Geopolitics, Iraq, US Imperialism, US War Crimes, War


WWII: Putin lays flowers in honor of breaking the siege of Leningrad

Published 2020-01-18 22:40:22 by Joaquin Flores in Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia

LENINGRAD REGION – On January 18, Russian President Vladimir Putin laid flowers at the Rubezhniy Stone monument on the Nevsky Piglet in the Leningrad Region. The event is dedicated to the 77th anniversary of the breaking of the siege of Leningrad. However, for the head of state it also has a deeply personal significance — it was in this place during the Great Patriotic War that his father was wounded. The Rubezhniy Kamen memorial in the Kirov region of the Leningrad region is erected in memory of more than 60 thousand Soviet troops who sacrificed their lives to save Leningrad. Plenipotentiary of the… Continue ->

Tags: Leningrad, Putin, WWII


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MAJOR: Aleppo Battle sees Russia obliterate terrorists

Published 2020-01-18 21:46:31 by Joaquin Flores in Eurasia, Headline-News, Mena, Russia, Syria

DAMASCUS – On January 17 and through this morning in the west of Aleppo there are intense exchanges of mortar and rocket-artillery attacks. The Syrian army has been firing at militant positions for the third day in a row. Last night almost all the western suburbs and suburbs of the second largest Syrian city, as well as several villages along the M5 highway (Damascus – Aleppo), suffered heavy blows. In the southwestern suburbs, most of the attacks fell on the town of Khan-Tuman and its environs, the Military Observer portal reports. For the first time in the battles in the… Continue ->

Tags: Erdogan, FSA, Hama, HTS, Idlib, Putin, SAA


LAVROV: ‘At Least 6 US F-35s Detected on Iran’s Borders at the Time of Ukrainian Plane Crash’

Published 2020-01-18 20:22:24 by Drago Bosnic in Anglo-5, Defense, Eurasia, Headline-News, Iran, Mena, Politics, Russia, United-States

MOSCOW – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov stated there is unverified information that at least six American F-35 jets were in the Iranian border area at the time when Tehran accidentally downed Ukraine International Airlines flight PS752 last week. “This information has yet to be verified, but I’d like to underline the edginess that always accompanies such situations,” he said on Friday. The Russian foreign minister stressed that it was important to understand the context of the incident, which occurred as Iran was on very high alert after retaliating against Washington’s assassination of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Qods… Continue ->

Tags: Geopolitics, Iran, Plane Downing, Russia, US Imperialism


Johnson Set to Squeeze in Trade Talks with US Before Brexit Deal

Published 2020-01-18 19:51:10 by Drago Bosnic in Anglo-5, Eu, Finance, Headline-News, Politics, United-Kingdom, United-States

LONDON – United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson is expected to formally open trade talks with the United States before he kick-starts a fresh round of Brexit negotiations with the European Union, The Telegraph reported, citing sources. British civil servants have come up with tips for ministers on the “pros and cons” of negotiating things with America, the edition noted, adding the argument cited in favor of such a roadmap was the importance of showing the US that “we mean business and we are not messing around”. Another aim is to not be “trapped” by Brussels, like former Prime Minister… Continue ->

Tags: Brexit, Economy, Eu, Free Trade, Geopolitics, UK, USA


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