Month: December 2020

“People Are Fed Up”: California Out Of Excuses As Coronavirus Defies Militant Lockdowns

California’s response to COVID-19 ranks slightly below China welding people inside apartment buildings in terms of militancy, yet the for all the…

Biden Meddles With Donald Trump’s Middle East Legacy At His Peril

Authored by Con Coughlin via The Gatestone Institute, The incoming Biden administration has indicated that one of its top priorities will be…

Escobar: Turkey Pivots To The Center Of The New Great Game

Authored by Pepe Escobar via The Asia Times, When it comes to sowing – and profiting – from division, Erdogan’s…

Swiss Furious As 200 British Skiers Flee Verbier Over COVID Lockdown Order

After suddenly finding themselves on lockdown as Switzerland imposed restrictions on British travelers as part of its reaction to the…

Spain Plans A “Registry” For Those Who Refuse COVID Vaccine

As Europe begins vaccinating the first wave of high-priority patients, a “glitch” has already emerged: many health-care workers and others have refused to…

Mired in crises, North Korea’s Kim to open big party meeting

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Coronavirus restrictions that have significantly limited his public appearances. Warning signals for an economy battered…

Iran warns Israel not to cross Gulf ‘red lines’

Tehran (AFP) Iran warned Israel on Monday not to cross its “red lines” in the Gulf in the final days…

Nasrallah claims Saudi-Israeli plot to kill him; says precision missiles doubled

Lebanon’s Hezbollah has doubled the number of its precision missiles over the past year, the terror group’s leader Hassan Nasrallah…

Rocket sirens blare in south as projectile fired from Gaza fails to cross border

Rocket sirens blared in southern Israel early Tuesday morning for the second time in under a week as a projectile…

Turkish Journalist Who Reported Erdogan-ISIS Ties Sentenced to 27 Years in Prison

Can Dündar, the former editor-in-chief of the anti-Islamist Turkish newspaper Cumhuriyet, received a 27-year prison sentence Wednesday for allegedly aiding a…