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Germany and EU Have Been Handed Over a Declaration of War
Pepe Escobar | PressTV – TRANSCEND Media Service, 3 Oct 2022

28 Sep 2022 – The sabotage of the Nord Stream and Nord Stream 2 pipelines in the Baltic Sea has ominously propelled ‘Disaster Capitalism’ to a whole new, toxic level.

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Why US Assassinated General Qassem Soleimani
PressTV – TRANSCEND Media Service, 6 Jan 2020

The Pentagon said US President Donald Trump had ordered Gen. Soleimani’s assassination on 3 Jan. All US attempts to isolate Iran by abrogating the nuclear deal “and imposing stringent, unwarranted and illegal economic sanctions on Iran have failed dismally,” and the attempt to destabilize the Islamic Republic “internally have also recently been met with defeat.”

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Red Cross Demands Access to Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar
PressTV – TRANSCEND Media Service, 15 May 2017

An international humanitarian aid group has asked the government of Myanmar to give it access to help the Muslim Rohingya community in the county’s troubled Rakhine State. According to a report issued by the UN last month, Myanmar’s forces have committed mass killings and gang rapes against the Rohingyas.

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Médecins Sans Frontières Leaving Yemen after Saudi Airstrikes on Hospitals
PressTV – TRANSCEND Media Service, 22 Aug 2016

Doctors Without Borders (MSF) has announced that it is evacuating its staff from six hospitals in northern Yemen, saying it cannot get assurances that its hospitals will not be bombed again by Saudi warplanes. The decision was “never taken lightly,” said the Paris-based relief agency in a statement on Thursday [18 Aug 2016], condemning the Saudi “indiscriminate bombings.”

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U.S. Can’t See ‘Genocide’ When It Might Benefit: Analyst
PressTV – TRANSCEND Media Service, 28 Mar 2016

22 Mar 2016 – The United States will not determine that the persecution of Rohingyas in Myanmar is genocide because its priorities are to eventually make the Southeast Asian nation a client state as part of its long-term strategy of confronting China, an international lawyer and political analyst says.

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Freedom Flotilla III Leaves Greece for Gaza
PressTV – TRANSCEND Media Service, 29 Jun 2015

27 Jun 2015 – Freedom Flotilla III has set sail from Greece for the Gaza Strip in a bid to break Israel’s long-time blockade of the Palestinian territory. It consists of three vessels carrying around 70 people from 20 countries who were invited by the people of Gaza though contacting international aid organizations for help.

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University of California Approves Boycotting Israel
PressTV – TRANSCEND Media Service, 9 Feb 2015

4 Feb 2015 – Pro-Palestinian students at the University of California, Davis, have celebrated after a student government vote to boycott Israel was passed overwhelmingly at the US school.

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Great Number of Animals Killed in Hindu Festival in Nepal
PressTV- TRANSCEND Media Service, 1 Dec 2014

Starting on Friday [28 Nov 2014], tens of thousands of birds and other animals are killed during a Hindu festival in Nepal, where worshippers believe the act brings them good luck.

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US Suppressing Satellite Images Which Implicate Kiev in MH17 Crash: Petras
PressTV – TRANSCEND Media Service, 11 Aug 2014

Professor James Petras, who has written several books on the Latin America and Middle East, made the remarks in a phone interview with Press TV on Saturday [9 Aug 2014], commenting on a statement by former US Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul in which he says Washington is “hiding” the truth about the downing of the Malaysia Airlines MH17.

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BRICS Rejects Sanctions against Russia over Ukraine
PressTV – TRANSCEND Media Service, 31 Mar 2014

27 Mar 2014 – The group of five major emerging national economies known as the BRICS has rejected the Western sanctions against Russia and the “hostile language” being directed at the country over the crisis in Ukraine.

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The Trillion Dollar Road to Armageddon
PressTV – TRANSCEND Media Service, 10 Feb 2014

While asking the non-nuclear weapons states to respect the NPT and refrain from building nuclear weapons, the two main nuclear powers are ignoring their responsibilities under the treaty and expending vast sums of money they cannot afford to make sure they have thousands of nuclear weapons for the foreseeable future.

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Americans Waking Up to Real Nature of US-Israel Relationship
PressTV – TRANSCEND Media Service, 30 Dec 2013

Political analyst Maidhc Ó Cathail: “A lot of people may have the feeling that America’s change of attitude toward Israel is purely theatrics, but I think that’s a mistake. Americans are beginning to realize that Israel is not and has never been a strategic asset of America [and] that it has always been a liability.”

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France Fuels Sectarian Killing in the Central African Republic
Finian Cunningham - PressTV, 16 Dec 2013

Hollande is distorting the facts. The carnage in the CAR erupted after heavily armed French soldiers began patrolling the streets. French troops are not preventing mayhem; they are inflaming it.

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UN, EU Subsidize French Crimes in Africa
Finian Cunningham – PressTV, 9 Dec 2013

French neo-colonialism in Africa is now official fact after the deployment this weekend of hundreds of its troops in the poverty-stricken Central Africa Republic. The manipulation of events and public opinion to justify this French intervention has all the garish choreography of a can-can dance troupe.

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US Increases Military Operations in Africa for ‘Strategic Interests’
PressTV – TRANSCEND Media Service, 21 Oct 2013

The US military is stepping up its military activity “in Africa to seize control of natural resources and strategic waterways and also to block the People’s Republic of China from enhancing its relationship with various African states,” the editor of Pan-African Newswire, Abayomi Azikiwe, said.

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New Israeli Law Will See Biggest Ethnic Cleansing of Arabs since 1948
PressTV – TRANSCEND Media Service, 1 Jul 2013

Jun 26, 2013 – A highly controversial bill has been passed by a narrow margin in the Israeli Knesset which will lead to the second largest ethnic cleansing of Arab Bedouins since 1948.

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1,000 US Troops Arrive in Jordan for Deployment at Syria Border
PressTV – TRANSCEND Media Service, 10 Jun 2013

The Israeli military intelligence website DEBKAfile has reported that 1,000 U.S troops from the 24th Marine Expeditionary Force arrived at the southern Jordanian port of Aqaba on Tuesday [4 June 2013] and made their way to the north of the country under heavy Jordanian military escort.

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Large US Force Arrives in Jordan for Deployment at Syria Border amid Syria’s Qusayr Victory
PressTV – TRANSCEND Media Service, 10 Jun 2013

The Israeli military intelligence website DEBKAfile has reported that 1,000 U.S troops from the 24th Marine Expeditionary Force arrived at the southern Jordanian port of Aqaba on Tuesday [4 June 2013] and made their way to the north of the country under heavy Jordanian military escort.

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Syrian Militants Used Chemical Weapons: UN Investigators
PressTV – TRANSCEND Media Service, 27 May 2013

United Nations investigators say they have found testimony from victims and medical staff that shows militants have used the nerve agent sarin in Syria, which has been classified as a weapon of mass destruction in UN Resolution 687.

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Guantanamo Exposes Reality of US Fascism
Finian Cunningham – PressTV, 1 Apr 2013

They are essentially dead men who just happen to breathe. That is the grim assessment of the legal representative for the inmates in the American concentration camp, otherwise known as Guantanamo Bay. More than 11 years after this penal colony was opened on the American-occupied territory of Cuba, there remains some 166 prisoners who live in a nightmarish world of indefinite detention.

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Bahrain Uprising Threatens US Hegemony
PressTV – TRANSCEND Media Service, 19 Nov 2012

Connecting the dots of recent dramatic events in Bahrain spells one unmistakable message — the US-backed Al Khalifa regime is on the political ropes. It is desperately trying to defeat a determined pro-democracy movement that just won’t lie down or go away.

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Brazilian Indians Threaten Collective Suicide over Loss of Land (VIDEO OF THE WEEK)
PressTV – DailyMotion, 29 Oct 2012

Approximately 100 adults and 70 children members of the indigenous tribe Guarani-Kaiow announced this week that they prefer collective death to leave the Cambar’s farm in the State of Mato Grosso do Sul, where they are settled for generations, than to accept the Federal Court rule that everyone should leave immediately.

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Informal US Envoy or US Takeover of UN Secretariat?
Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya – PressTV, 10 Sep 2012

The calls at the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) summit in Tehran for reforming the United Nations and democratizing the Security Council were not exactly new. These calls for UN reform were embodied by the conference’s dictum of “lasting peace through joint global governance.”

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Britain’s Barbaric ‘Special Relationship’ With Arab Dictators
Finian Cunningham - PressTV, 3 Sep 2012

The image of British Prime Minister David Cameron greeting Bahrain’s King Hamad on the steps of 10 Downing Street on August 23, 2012 conveys a subtle message of Britain’s presumption of global superiority. It also betrays the real role of Britain’s rulers in the suppression of democracy and human rights around the world.

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West Provoking Civil War in Syria
PressTV – TRANSCEND Media Service, 6 Aug 2012

George Galloway has conducted an interview with Jonathan Steele, former foreign editor of the Guardian and author of Ghosts of Afghanistan.

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MERCOSUR Suspends Paraguay from Trade Bloc over Lugo Ouster
PressTV – TRANSCEND Media Service, 2 Jul 2012

South American foreign ministers have suspended Paraguay from the regional trade bloc, Mercosur, over last week’s ouster of former President Fernando Lugo.

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When You Hear About Massacres, Reach For Your Truth Detector
Danny Schechter – PressTV, 4 Jun 2012

When is a massacre a massacre, and how can we find truth in the fog of intense war propaganda? That’s a question that is being raised anew in the aftermath of the dreadful Hula massacre. The sight of dead children and torn bodies on the ground in Syria offers up sickening images.

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Blackwater Mercenaries to Return to Iraq
PressTV – TRANSCEND Media Service, 26 Dec 2011

With the US pulling out troops from Iraq this month, Washington plans to send Blackwater mercenaries to the Middle Eastern country under the new brand of ACADEMI. New York-based USTC Holdings, the investment group that bought ex-Blackwater firm, Xe Services, in December 2010, announced on Monday [12 Dec 2011] ACADEMI as the new name for Blackwater/ Xe Services, AFP reported.

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CIA Kidnapped, Tortured Wrong Guy
PressTV – TRANSCEND Media Service, 31 Oct 2011

A former CIA agent reveals that the agency kidnapped and tortured a man they wrongfully believed to be a top member of al-Qaeda and Osama bin Laden’s personal banker.

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US Consolidated Domination of Global Arms Market In 2010
PressTV – TRANSCEND Media Service, 3 Oct 2011

The United States consolidated its domination of a shrinking global arms market in 2010, signing 21.3 billion dollars in new weapons orders with foreign countries, according to the latest edition of an annual report on conventional weapons transfers by the Congressional Research Service (CRS). As in previous years, developing countries were the biggest buyers on the international arms market in 2010, accounting for 76 percent of all new arms agreements.

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Dr. Alan Sabrosky on 9/11
PressTV – TRANSCEND Media Service, 25 Jul 2011

Prof. Alan Sabrosky, US Marine Corps veteran, instructor at the War College, an author of 30 books and consultant specializing in national and international security affairs, discloses intriguing facts on the implication of Israel in 9/11 events that are by and large unheard of in mainstream media. His words regarding his loyalty first, foremost and solely to the United States of America are credible and believable, as are the rest of his statements, analyses and presentation of facts and evidence.

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US Caught Off-Guard by Iran Sanctions
Kourosh Ziabari - PressTV, 11 Jul 2011

The reputation of the United States as a country which has conventionally introduced itself as the number one defender of democracy and a staunch advocate of human rights is now at stake with the decision of the Iranian Parliament (Majlis) to indict in absentia 26 US officials who have, during the past decades, violated human rights, sponsored terrorism and taken part in large-scale drug trafficking.

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‘US World’s Biggest Arms Seller’
PressTV – TRANSCEND Media Service, 15 Nov 2010

The United States has topped the list of global arms sellers, with Israel, UAE and India purchasing the bulk of arms including fighter jets, says a think tank.

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WikiLeaks Press Conference – 1 of 3
Presstv – TRANSCEND Media Service, 25 Oct 2010

WikiLeaks press conference in London, 23 Oct 2010, with Julian Assange, Daniel Ellsberg, Public Interest Lawyers and Iraqi Body Count.

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WikiLeaks Press Conference – 2 of 3
Presstv – TRANSCEND Media Service, 25 Oct 2010

WikiLeaks press conference in London, 23 Oct 2010, with Julian Assange, Daniel Ellsberg, Public Interest Lawyers and Iraqi Body Count.

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WikiLeaks Press Conference – 3 of 3
PressTV – TRANSCEND Media Service, 25 Oct 2010

WikiLeaks press conference in London, 23 Oct 2010, with Julian Assange, Daniel Ellsberg, Public Interest Lawyers and Iraqi Body Count.

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Helen Thomas: “You cannot criticize Israel in this country and survive.”
PressTV – TRANSCEND Media Service, 18 Oct 2010

Former White House veteran reporter has criticized the United States for not allowing people to talk about Israeli policies against the Palestinian people. “You cannot criticize Israel in this country and survive,” Helen Thomas said in an interview with Ohio station WMRN-AM that aired on Tuesday [12 Oct 2010].

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Los Angeles Launches Nation’s First Israel Divestment Campaign
Ross Frasier – PressTV, 20 Sep 2010

September 8th Press Conference in front of the Israeli Consulate to launch California’s Israel Divestment Campaign. This is the first ballot measure in the nation aimed at changing Israeli policies through divestment by State agencies. It directs California’s large public employee and teacher pension funds to be consistent with their responsible investing policies and to divest from companies that violate the human rights of Palestinians.

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US To Launch Secret ‘Space Warplane’
PressTV – TRANSCEND Media Service, 26 Apr 2010

Since the nature of the project is shrouded in mystery, defense analysts allege that the US military is building the first generation of US ‘space Predator drones’ that will build up the United States’ space armada, the Christian Science Monitor wrote in a recent article.

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VIVA PALESTINA UPDATE FROM GAZA – INTERVIEW WITH GEORGE GALLOWAY
PressTV, 9 Jan 2010

Interview with George Galloway following his entry in Gaza with the Viva Palestina Aid Convoy. Aired at approximately 11am on 7th January 2010.CLICK TO VIEW YOUTUBE VIDEO     (Join the BDS (Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions) campaign toprotest the Israeli barbaric siege of Gaza, illegal occupation ofPalestine, the apartheid wall, and its inhuman and degrading treatmentof […]

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6 JAN 2010: VIVA PALESTINA CONVOY PASSES THE RAFAH CROSSING
PressTV, 9 Jan 2010

George Galloway’s Viva Palestina aid convoy to Gaza, which left London on December 6th, has been blocked from entering Egypt then held at the Jordanian port of Aqaba. The convoy, made up of more than 200 vehicles, had planned to reach Rafah on December 27th.CLICK TO VIEW VIDEO     (Join the BDS (Boycott, Divestment, […]

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EGYPTIAN POLICE BEAT GAZA FREEDOM MARCH PEACE ACTIVISTS
presstvlondon, 3 Jan 2010

SEVEN protestors were injured as Egyptian plain clothes police turned violent at a Cairo street demonstration organised by peace activists. Nearly a thousand Gaza Freedom Marchers, representing 42 different nationalities, brought the Egyptian capital to a standstill at one point when they sat down on a main road in Tahrir Square. The surprise demonstration took […]

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ISRAEL BARS ICRC ENTERING GAZA
PressTV, 4 Jan 2009

For a second day running, Israeli authorities have barred a Red Cross medical team from entering Gaza to help treat residents injured in bombings. "The ICRC had notified the authorities of the team’s arrival in advance, but they have been awaiting authorization to enter the (Gaza) Strip since Friday morning," the International Committee of the […]

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