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Iran’s Reply: No War and No Negotiations

    Iran’s Reply: No War and No Negotiations

We can all thank God for the fact that the AngloZionists did not launch a war on the DPRK, that no Ukronazi attack on the Donbass took place during the World Cup in Russia and that the leaders of the Empire have apparently have given up on their plans to launch a reconquista of Syria.  However, each…

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South Korea’s Moon Steers Toward Inter-Korean Unity While Wind from Washington Blows in His Face

    South Korea’s Moon Steers Toward Inter-Korean Unity While Wind from Washington Blows in His Face

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA – South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in marked the anniversary of Korea’s independence from Japanese colonialism with a robust call for the economic integration of North and South Korea as a means to achieve “survival and development” as well as “true liberation” for the long-divided nation. The announcement – which focused on the…

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More Fallout from Trump’s Economic War as Turkey Joins Russia In Liquidating US Treasuries

    More Fallout from Trump’s Economic War as Turkey Joins Russia In Liquidating US Treasuries

Last month, when we reported that Russia had liquidated the bulk of its US Treasury holdings in just two months, we said that “we can’t help but wonder – as the Yuan-denominated oil futures were launched, trade wars were threatened, and as more sanctions were unleashed on Russia – if this wasn’t a dress-rehearsal, carefully coordinated with…

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Torrent of New US Sanctions on Russia Reflect GOP Midterm Concerns, Helsinki Fallout

    Torrent of New US Sanctions on Russia Reflect GOP Midterm Concerns, Helsinki Fallout

MOSCOW – Washington has slammed Russia with a wide-ranging new wave of sanctions in connection with Moscow’s alleged involvement in the poisoning of ex-GRU Colonel Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in Britain, sending the ruble on a downward slide and provoking a sharp reaction from markets. The move, announced by the U.S. State Department…

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As Denuclearization Talks Stagnate, North Korea’s Foreign Minister Heads to Iran

  As Denuclearization Talks Stagnate, North Korea’s Foreign Minister Heads to Iran

TEHRAN – Iran welcomed the Foreign Minister of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK, as North Korea is officially known), Ri Yong-ho, to Tehran one day after the U.S. reimposed sanctions on Iran. The visit also came in the midst of faltering talks between Pyongyang and Washington over fulfilling the goal of denuclearizing the…

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The Case for Imposing Sanctions on Donald Trump

  The Case for Imposing Sanctions on Donald Trump

It’s embarrassing enough to have Donald Trump as president. But now American citizens have to endure the additional pain of the sanctions that other countries are imposing on the United States. Doesn’t the world realize that we’re suffering enough as it is? That seems so grossly unfair. Oh, but wait: that’s how sanctions work. Iraqis…

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As Trump Takes His Sanctions Battle to Europe, Who Is More “Isolated”: Iran or US?

  As Trump Takes His Sanctions Battle to Europe, Who Is More “Isolated”: Iran or US?

BRUSSELS – The U.S. has made good on its threats to reimpose sanctions on Iran following Washington’s unilateral withdrawal from the six-party nuclear deal. The new package of restrictions on the Iranian economy came despite widespread friction between Washington and its transatlantic allies who sought to do business with Iran. The sanctions were accompanied by…

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UN Accuses China and Russia of Violating North Korea Sanctions

  UN Accuses China and Russia of Violating North Korea Sanctions

Pyongyang (GPA) – A new UN report has accused multiple countries and the DPRK of sanctions violations. According to the United States, the Democratic Peoples’ Republic of Korea (DPRK or North Korea) is violating United Nations Security Council (UNSC) restrictions concerning their nuclear testing and missile development programs. These accusations come from a six-month report released last…

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U.S.-Iran Tensions Move Beyond Tweets Into Concrete Actions and Shows of Military Force

  U.S.-Iran Tensions Move Beyond Tweets Into Concrete Actions and Shows of Military Force

PERSIAN GULF — Long-seething tensions in the Middle East are coming to a boil once again as tit-for-tat verbal salvos between the U.S. and Iran have moved beyond tweets and declarations alone and are now shifting toward the realm of concrete actions and demonstrations of military force. On Thursday, U.S. officials reported that Iran’s Islamic…

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Can Iran’s New Cryptocurrency Aid the “Resistance Economy” in Looming Sanctions Storm?

  Can Iran’s New Cryptocurrency Aid the “Resistance Economy” in Looming Sanctions Storm?

TEHRAN, IRAN — As Iran reels from the economic war the U.S. is waging on it, the country is hoping to avoid further damage from fast-approaching sanctions by launching a new digital currency, according to Iranian media reports. The plan to put the new “indigenous cryptocurrency” in circulation was announced by Alireza Daliri, the deputy…

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