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    Saving the JCPOA: Landmark Deal Hangs by a Thread

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    Saving the JCPOA: Landmark Deal Hangs by a Thread by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) The landmark deal was adopted after years of negotiations between Iran and P5+1 countries — the US, UK, France, Germany, China and Russia. It was affirmed...

    Chile’s Telephone Tower lighted with Palestinian kufiyeh

    As Israel moves closer to annex large parts of the occupied West Bank, solidarity in the Global South has been gaining momentum. On 2 July Chile’s Telephone Tower was lighted with the Palestinian kufiyeh in support of the Palestinian people and rejection of the...

    Iran threatens retaliation after what it calls possible cyber attack on nuclear site

    Iran will retaliate against any country that carries out cyber attacks on its nuclear sites, the head of civilian defence said, after a fire at its Natanz plant which some Iranian officials said may have been caused by cyber sabotage, Reuters reports. The Natanz uranium-enrichment site, much...

    Supertanker Rates Collapse: “The Dam Has Burst”

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    By Greg Miller of FreightWaves, Some sayings pop up again and again in shipping circles:“The way to make a small fortune in shipping is to start with a big one.” “Moving cargo is what you do between buying and selling ships.” “If analysts say the market can...

    US warns Haftar over Wagner group, oil supply in Libya

    The US has warned the Libyan National Army (LNA) that its affiliation with a Russian paramilitary force and perpetuation of the oil shutdown contradict the interests of Washington and Libya, Anadolu Agency reports. “The US delegation emphasized that the LNA’s affiliation with the Wagner group, a...

    Israel Awaits US Authorization to Annex West Bank

    Since the beginning of June, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has threatened to annex the West Bank, even calling on the armed forces to prepare for an invasion. Netanyahu’s plan, he said, was to annex the territory of the West Bank partly, first...

    US Imposes Additional Economic Sanctions Against Venezuela and Iran

    The US government is seeking to economically drown Venezuela and Iran by wanting to seize fuel that Tehran is sending to Caracas. This is part of a sustained aggressive and illegal policy against both countries. The US Attorney’s Office requested before a court...

    This Israeli Tech Company Is Spying on the Upper Echelons of the US Government – Why?

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    y2mate.com - CA Court Docs Reveal Israeli NSO Group Hacked Devices of Its Critics_ifxL7EKDPXM.mp3 was automatically transcribed by Sonix with the latest audio-to-text algorithms. This transcript may contain errors. Sonix is the best audio automated transcription service in 2020. Our automated transcription algorithms works...

    320 officials from Latin America: Sanction Israel if it annexes West Bank

    More than 320 scholars, former presidents and legislators from Latin America joined forces to condemn Israel’s planned annexation of parts of the occupied Palestinian territories. In a joint statement, the public personalities said: “The increasing severity of the Israeli violations and its impunity compel...

    UK Court Denies Venezuela $1bn in Gold Needed to Fight Virus

    The United Kingdom’s High Court has blocked the Venezuelan government’s effort to recover 31 tons of the nation’s gold held by the Bank of England (BoE). In a ruling handed down on Thursday, the court said it “unequivocally recognised opposition leader Juan Guaidó...

    Unlawful US Sanctions War

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    Unlawful US Sanctions War by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Core international law prohibits intervention by nations in the internal affairs of others — by force or any other means. UN Charter Article II prohibits it, mandating all member states to...

    State Department Report on Terrorism Omits its Leading Proliferator USA

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    State Department Report on Terrorism Omits its Leading Proliferator USA by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Far and away, the US is the world’s leading proliferator of terrorism — its longtime policy against nations it doesn’t control, part of its permanent...

    Germany-US Relations in Crisis: Former German Chancellor Says U.S.-EU Alliance Could Now End

    A German equivalent to UK’s Financial Times and America’s Wall Street Journal is the Dusseldorf Handelsblatt or “Commerce Sheet,” which headlined on June 30th, “Former Chancellor Schröder: USA Ending Transatlantic Partnership”. They reported: Former German Chancellor Gerhard Schröder has condemned possible new...

    UK Government Evasive About Sanctions If Israel Annexes West Bank

    Writing in the Israeli paper Yedioth Ahronoth today - the very day Netanyahu threatened to commence extending Israeli sovereignty to illegal Jewish squatter communities and the Jordan Valley in a blatant bid to thieve more Palestinian land - UK prime minister Boris Johnson...

    Stumbling Towards Catastrophe: The New Cold War with China

    With tensions between the US and China at an all-time high, experts warn the two powers are closer to a military confrontation than ever before. A war with China should be unthinkable in Washington since the conflict could be catastrophic to the entire...

    Why The US Empire Works So Hard To Control The International Narrative About Russia

    On a December 2010 episode of Fox News’ Freedom Watch, John Bolton and the show’s host Andrew Napolitano were debating about recent WikiLeaks publications, and naturally the subject of government secrecy came up. “Now I want to make the case for secrecy in government when it comes...

    Lebanon turns to EU for help against US

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    On 30 June 2020 during a videoconference devoted to the reconstruction of Syria, Lebanese Prime Minister Hassan Diab appealed to the United Nations and the European Union for their help in respect to the Caesar bill. The Caesar Syria Civilian Protection Act, which entered...

    Venezuela orders EU envoy to leave the country

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    Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Monday ordered the European Union envoy to leave the country, hours after the EU announced sanctions against several officials loyal to the socialist leader. The EU subjected 11 officials to financial sanctions, citing their actions against the democratic functioning of...

    Report: Nearly Half of All COVID-Related Deaths in the U.S. are Directly Tied to Nursing Homes

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    Nursing homes constitute only 11 percent of all COVID-19 cases, yet they account for nearly half of all deaths, data show. More than 50,000 people have died from coronfdavirus-related illness at the country’s nursing homes for older adults, The New York Times reported Saturday. It...

    Delisting Chinese Firms from US Exchanges. “Risks of Military Confrontation”… Destabilization of Capital Markets?

    US anti-China legislation dates from the mid-19th century, including measures to prohibit or limit emigration of its nationals to America. Today, US war on China by other means rages with no end of it in prospect, things worsening, not improving, a situation fraught...