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South Africa limiting formal contact with Israel
2 Nov 2013 19:40

South Africa limiting formal contact with Israel

South African ministers are currently refraining from visiting Israel, the nation's International Relations Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane was quoted as stating on Friday by the Sunday Times. While not requesting a cut in diplomatic relations, Palestinians have formally asked that South African leadership ...

 
German MP meets Snowden, says he is willing to come to Germany for inquiry
1 Nov 2013 14:05

German MP meets Snowden, says he is willing to come to Germany for inquiry

A German lawmaker said he met Edward Snowden in Moscow on Thursday and the fugitive former U.S. spy agency contractor was willing to come to Germany to assist investigations into alleged U.S. surveillance of Chancellor Angela Merkel.Hans-Christian Stroebele, a legislator for the opposition Greens party,...

 
Google
1 Nov 2013 14:01

Google 'outraged' at NSA hacking claim

Reports say US intelligence agency sends millions of records to its headquarters, as US Senate set to limit its access.

 
Hollande least popular French president ever: Poll
30 Oct 2013 16:06

Hollande least popular French president ever: Poll

High unemployment and tax hikes are taking their toll on French President Francois Hollande’s popularity as a new opinion poll shows he has become France’s most unpopular president on record. The results of the survey, conducted by the BVA, indicated that only 26 percent of French people ...

 
China to step up own security after new NSA allegations
30 Oct 2013 16:04

China to step up own security after new NSA allegations

China will step up its security following allegations that the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) collected data on millions of phone calls in Europe and snooped on leaders of major U.S. allies, the government said on Wednesday."Like many other countries, we have been paying close attention to ...

 
Greek ex-minister: We spied on 2 US ambassadors
29 Oct 2013 17:17

Greek ex-minister: We spied on 2 US ambassadors

A former foreign minister of Greece says the U.S. is not the only country eavesdropping on foreign diplomats: his country's secret services did that to U.S. ambassadors in Athens and Ankara in the 1990s.Theodoros Pangalos spoke Tuesday on Vima FM radio during a discussion about the latest revelations ...

 
Kuwait emir says
29 Oct 2013 17:15

Kuwait emir says 'old concepts' must change, urges reform

Kuwait's Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad Al-Sabah called Tuesday for comprehensive reforms in the oil-rich Gulf state, saying it was time to change old concepts. "It is time to launch a new decisive phase and a major qualitative move aimed at achieving comprehensive reforms and complete development"...

 
KSA, Israel unite to force US do their bidding: Alan Hart
27 Oct 2013 21:48

KSA, Israel unite to force US do their bidding: Alan Hart

Saudi Arabia is teaming up with Israel in a bid to force US President Barack Obama to give in to their demands in the Middle East, author Alan Hart tells Press TV in an interview. “I honestly think that the new alliance that is emerging in the Middle East is actually Israel and Saudi Arabia because ...

 
Syria rebel groups brand Geneva talks
27 Oct 2013 21:27

Syria rebel groups brand Geneva talks 'treason'

Powerful armed groups in Syria said attending peace talks or negotiating with the regime would be an act of betrayal, as fighting raged on Sunday near Iraq and in Homs.The joint declaration by the 19 Islamist groups fighting to topple President Bashar al-Assad cast further doubt on whether the long-...

 
Germany, Brazil to propose anti-spying resolution at U.N.
26 Oct 2013 14:48

Germany, Brazil to propose anti-spying resolution at U.N.

Germany and Brazil are drafting a U.N. General Assembly resolution that would demand an end to excessive spying and invasion of privacy after a former U.S. intelligence contractor revealed massive international surveillance programs, U.N. diplomats said on Friday.Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff and ...

 
US monitored the phone calls of 35 world leaders: Report
25 Oct 2013 17:17

US monitored the phone calls of 35 world leaders: Report

The United States monitored the phone conversations of 35 world leaders according to classified documents leaked by fugitive whistleblower Edward Snowden, Britain's Guardian newspaper said on Thursday.Phone numbers were passed on to the US National Security Agency (NSA) by an official in another government ...

 
Prosor: Rouhani is like the emperor with new clothes
23 Oct 2013 17:00

Prosor: Rouhani is like the emperor with new clothes

Israel’s ambassador to the United Nations, Ron Prosor, warned on Tuesday against easing the sanctions on Iran.In a speech he gave to the United Nations Security Council, Prosor also criticized the world’s hypocrisy when condemns Israel but fails to condemn the Palestinian Authority after ...

 
Bandar bin Sultan distances Saudis from U.S.
22 Oct 2013 17:37

Bandar bin Sultan distances Saudis from U.S.

Saudi Arabia's intelligence chief told European diplomats this weekend that he plans to scale back cooperating with the U.S. to arm and train Syrian rebels in protest of Washington's policy in the region, participants in the meeting said.BandarPrince Bandar Bin Sultan al-Saud's move increases tensions ...

 
Iran to launch Bushehr fuel line in 3 months: Salehi
22 Oct 2013 17:28

Iran to launch Bushehr fuel line in 3 months: Salehi

Iran's nuclear chief Ali Akbar Salehi said a fuel production line for its sole nuclear power plant will go on stream within three months, media reported on Tuesday."The production line of enriched uranium dioxide (UO2) for the provision of fuel to the Bushehr power plant will be fully operational ...

 
Saudi Arabia under fire at U.N. over women
21 Oct 2013 17:29

Saudi Arabia under fire at U.N. over women's, migrant workers rights

Saudi Arabia's rights record came under fire at the United Nations on Monday, critics accusing the kingdom of jailing activists without due process and abusing the basic rights of Saudi women and foreign workers.At the U.N. Human Rights Council, Britain called for abolition of the Saudi system of male ...

 
Turkey
20 Oct 2013 07:41

Turkey's policies may limit its power in eastern Mediterranean

Attracting attention with its large gas reserves, the eastern Mediterranean has become an area of interest for many countries and has led to a strategic conflict between world powers and the region; however, experts say that if Turkey maintains its current foreign and economic policies on the region,...

 
Saudi Arabia and U.A.E. preparing for war with Iran? Major purchases of “Bunker Buster” bombs and missiles from Pentagon
20 Oct 2013 07:34

Saudi Arabia and U.A.E. preparing for war with Iran? Major purchases of “Bunker Buster” bombs and missiles from Pentagon

The Pentagon plans to sell $10.8 Billion worth of military weapons to its closest allies in the Middle East besides Israel, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Agence France-Presse (AFP) reported that the Pentagon will sell Saudi Arabia and the UAE, two of the worst dictatorships in the ...

 
IDF Officer: Latest attacks
18 Oct 2013 13:52

IDF Officer: Latest attacks 'very alarming'

A senior officer in the IDF’s Judea and Samaria Brigade expressed concern on Thursday over the series of recent attacks.The officer said that the latest attacks are an alarming sequence of events which show that Palestinian Authority Arabs are very much motivated to carry out attacks."We ...

 
Iran will never withdraw from its nuclear right: Deputy FM
14 Oct 2013 07:46

Iran will never withdraw from its nuclear right: Deputy FM

Iran deputy foreign minister for legal and international affairs says Tehran will not withdraw "one iota" from its right to enrich uranium for peaceful purposes.Abbas Araqchi said on Sunday that uranium enrichment and protection of the Iranian nation’s rights are the country’s ...

 
Top nuke commanders terminated following missing nuclear warheads report
14 Oct 2013 07:42

Top nuke commanders terminated following missing nuclear warheads report

Two of the top nuclear commanders within the United States have now been terminated following the exclusive high level military leak report by Alex Jones and myself regarding the secret and unsigned nuclear weapons transfer from Dyess Air Force base to South Carolina. Disturbingly, the high level suspensions ...