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Johnson Tests Positive!

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PM Boris Johnson has tested positive for coronavirus. Johnson said he developed mild symptoms over the past 24 hours, including a temperature and cough. He is...

Million-man march today to expel all US troops from Iraq – ‘Banish Iraqi president’...

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IRAQIS are joining a ‘million-man march’ against the US today as anger soars over a meeting between the president of Iraq Barham Salih and...

Palestinians Evicted From Their Homes!

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JERUSALEM – Israeli police yesterday morning quelled a rally against the forced expulsions of Palestinian families from the Batn al-Hawa area of Silwan in...

560 Settlers Storm Al-Aqsa

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MORE than 560 Israeli settlers stormed the al-Aqsa Mosque compound in the occupied Old City of East al-Quds under the protection of the regime’s forces...

Global Markets Total Carnage!

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THE GLOBAL economy nosedived as soon as markets opened yesterday morning with shares around the world haemorrhaging. Once more at the start of US trading,...

PARIS ERUPTS – as Macron’s pension attack goes to French Parliament

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FRENCH unions brought the transport system to a halt again yesterday on ‘Black Monday’ the day the French parliament, the Assemblée nationale, began debating...

Unemployment in Gaza rises to 52%!

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THE UNEMPLOYMENT rate in the Gaza Strip sharply increased in 2018 to reach 52% compared with 44% in 2017, while in the West Bank...

Palestinians ready to break off all relations with the USA and to report Israel...

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ISRAELI Prime Minister Netanyahu earlier pledged to ensure the extension of Israeli sovereignty to the Jewish settlements of the Jordan Valley after US Secretary...

Israeli settlers seize the land!

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ISRAELI military authorities yesterday handed 25 residents of al-Sawiyeh village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, demolition orders for their houses...

Mexican forces attack caravan

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CHILDREN went missing yesterday as a US-bound caravan of refugees clashed with Mexican forces under instruction from President Trump to block them from entering...

Iraqis storm US embassy

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HUNDREDS of Iraqi members of the Popular Mobilisation Forces (PMF) and their supporters stormed the US embassy in Baghdad for the second day in...

Indian farmers: tens of thousands rise up!

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TENS of thousands of farmers drove in a convoy of tractors yesterday into the Indian capital during national Republic Day celebrations as part of...

Russia took action to defend Donbass – says Russia’s ambassador to the UN Vasily...

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RUSSIA’S ambassador to the United Nations, Vasily Nebenzya, spoke at the emergency special session of the UN General Assembly in New York yesterday, defending...

Assault on Al-Aqsa is a ‘declaration of war’ on Palestinians!

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THE ASSAULT on the Al Aqsa Mosque is equal to a ‘Declaration of War on the Palestinians’, said the spokesman for the President of...

Warsaw conference plans war on Iran & sells out Palestinians

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THE WARSAW Conference, organised by the US in the Polish capital on February 13-14, has outraged millions of Arabs who believe their leaders attended...

US CIVIL WAR! – Trump vows to send federal officers into NY, Chicago and...

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US PRESIDENT Trump announced yesterday that he is sending ‘a surge of federal security forces to US cities in a crackdown on crime’. Chicago, New...

Sanders campaign rally

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AT HIS first rally for the US 2020 presidential bid, Senator Bernie Sanders promised to defeat Donald Trump, calling him ‘the most dangerous president...

21 firefighters leave UK to help fight Greek wildfires

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TWENTY-ONE firefighters from the UK left yesterday evening for Greece to assist firefighters out there, in an international effort to tackle the raging wildfires. Tony...

World Climate Strike!

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MILLIONS of youth supported by trade unionists walked out of their schools, colleges and universities yesterday, in one hundred and fifty countries across the...

Greek Seafarers National Strike!

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GREEK seafarers of the PENEN trade union (deck hands) staged a most important national strike last Thursday morning against a government Bill which wipes...

‘The World Must Act Now Or Never For A Palestinian State’

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FATAH issued a warning yesterday that the annexation issue is still a dangerously imminent issue on the table. In a statement, the movement cautioned that...

More Israeli war crimes

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HANAN Ashrawi, member of the Executive Committee of the Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO), said the ongoing Israeli escalation against the captive Palestinian population in...

Ecuador revolutionary victory! Moreno forced to cancel IMF loan!

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ECUADOR’S President Lenin Moreno has been forced to back down and cancel the country’s IMF loan after the revolutionary uprising sweeping the country won a...

TRUMP’S COUP FAILS – AFL-CIO must call a general strike

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ARMED supporters of US President Trump stormed the Capitol building and forced a lockdown on Wednesday evening. However, the attempted coup failed. A woman was...

Israel & US starves PLO of funds

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AHMAD Majdalani, of the Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO) Executive Committee, has warned that Israel is attempting to destroy the Palestinian Authority through more financial...

Sweden to re-open Assange investigation

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YESTERDAY Sweden’s deputy director of public prosecutions, Eva-Marie Persson, announced that an investigation into a rape allegation made against WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange in...

Sheikh Jarrah resident is threatening to blow up his home rather than leave it!

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ON MONDAY a Palestinian man carried a gas canister onto the roof of his home in occupied Jerusalem as his family faced eviction. The Sheikh...

4,000 Greek students march in support of hunger striker

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SOME 4,000 students and workers marched in Athens on Monday night in the biggest demonstration so far in support of imprisoned hunger striker Dimitris...

59 killed & 296 wounded in Israeli attack on Gaza

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THREE days of Israeli bombardment of the Gaza Strip left 59 Palestinians dead by noon yesterday local time, including 14 children and three women,...

‘If Iran is attacked it will be all-out war!’ – warns Zarif

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IRAN’S foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif warned yesterday that any attack on his country after a series of missile strikes on Saudi Arabia’s oil...

Syrian local elections ‘prove the failure of our enemies’ – President Assad

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SYRIAN president Bashar al-Assad said that holding local council elections on time proves the strength of the Syrian people and the state. In a speech...

UKRAINE WAR BOOSTS INFLATION! – says World Bank President

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THE war in Ukraine is ‘a catastrophe’ for the world which will cut global economic growth and boost inflation, the president of the World...

‘Boycott General Motors’ Demands Unifor’s Dias

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UNIFOR National President Jerry Dias, speaking during a press conference, has asked for all Canadians and Americans to boycott all General Motors vehicles that...

5th day of Haitian protests rage

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A fifth day of anti-government protests raged in the Haitian capital Port-au-Prince and other cities on Monday, paralysing much of the country amid rising...

RISE UP AGAINST AL-AQSA MEASURES – HAMAS

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Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh said: ‘The Israeli occupation’s field measures and steps in occupied Jerusalem and Al-Aqsa Mosque Compound, including the closure of Al-Aqsa’s...

President Abbas meets Blinken in Ramallah!

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‘WE THANK the US for the support given to the State of Palestine,’ President Mahmoud Abbas said yesterday at a joint press conference with...

RUSSIAN GOVERNMENT RESIGNS – Medvedev to be deputy head of Russian Security Council

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RUSSIAN President Vladimir Putin delivered his annual State of the Nation Address to the Federal Assembly yesterday. According to Putin, the birth rate in the...

Hezbollah banned

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LEBANON’S Hezbollah has been banned by the UK in its entirety, Tory Home Secretary Sajid Javid and Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt announced yesterday. The Lebanon-based...

‘OPEN THE DOORS TO THE REFUGEES’ – urge 20,000 marchers in Athens

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‘OPEN the doors to the refugees,’ demanded 20,000 marchers in Athens on Thursday. Some 20,000 people marched through Athens on Thursday night calling for the...

China Hits Back At US Trade!

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China launched countermeasures against the United States’ trade war attacks yesterday, with the Chinese People’s Daily saying that Beijing ‘will never waver in its...

Abbas welcomes 81 UK MPs condemnation of mass evictions

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JERUSALEM – Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas’ Fatah movement has welcomed the letter by 81 British parliamentarians to the UK’s Foreign Secretary, Dominic Raab, calling...

US FORCES WILL NOT ENGAGE IN UKRAINE! says President Biden

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PRESIDENT Biden has assured American lawmakers that US military personnel will not be taking part in the war in Ukraine, and not a single...

Trump Supporter Shot Dead In Portland

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A MAN was shot dead in Portland, Oregon as a large demonstration of supporters of President Trump clashed with Black Lives Matter protesters. The city...

IRAN ISSUES TRUMP ARREST WARRANT! – over Soleimani assassination

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IRAN’S judiciary says it has formed a committee to chase and track down those accused of complicity in the US assassination of Iranian anti-terror...

Palestinian mother & child arrested

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ISRAELI forces detained at least seven Palestinians from various parts of the West Bank overnight, including a mother and her 14-year-old child. Local and security...