The FRN Daily News Brief 2020-02-22


This Daily FRN News Brief is a summary of 2, articles about Anglo-5, Defense, Headline-News, Iraq, Mena, Politics, United-States, Australia, Cia, Crime, Nato, United-Kingdom.

Tags in this brief: Iraq, US Imperialism, War, Human Rights, Julian Assange, UK Imperialism.

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Kataib Hezbollah Spokesman: US Forces Surrounded in Iraq

Published 2020-02-22 09:00:51 by Drago Bosnic in Anglo-5, Defense, Headline-News, Iraq, Mena, Politics, United-States

BAGHDAD – Spokesman of Kataib Hezbollah group Jaafar al-Hosseini said that the American forces are surrounded by the resistance groups in Iraq. “Many people are not aware that now the Americans are fully surrounded in Iraq because they cannot traffic in Baghdad streets and they cannot go from one base to another but by helicopters,” al-Hosseini said in an interview with the Arabic-language al-Mayadeen news channel on Tuesday night. He added that the Americans have called for mediation of different figures and groups to prolong their presence in Iraq, but the resistance forces have rejected the demand. “The US merely… Continue ->

Tags: Iraq, US Imperialism, War

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Australian MPs Blast Treatment of Julian Assange as a Threat to Democracy

Published 2020-02-22 08:00:35 by Drago Bosnic in Anglo-5, Australia, Cia, Crime, Headline-News, Nato, Politics, United-Kingdom, United-States

CANBERRA/LONDON – Two Australian MPs slammed the imprisonment of the prominent Australian journalist in a key visit to the UK amid two crucial hearings in late February in Woolwich, where the Wikileaks founder could face extradition to the US and up to 175 years in prison for publishing leaked information on war crimes in Iraq and Afghanistan. Australian independent MP Andrew Wilkie and National Party’s George Christensen said at a Foreign Press Association meeting on Tuesday that the continued detention and prosecution of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange was an “affront to democracy”, as well as freedom of the press and… Continue ->

Tags: Human Rights, Julian Assange, UK Imperialism, US Imperialism

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