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Putin says Russia’s new hypersonic ICBMs travel over 20 times faster than sound

    Putin says Russia’s new hypersonic ICBMs travel over 20 times faster than sound

Russian president Vladimir Putin says his country has developed new “Avant-garde” hypersonic intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBM) that are capable of traveling over 20 times faster than sound, guaranteeing Russia’s military parity with the United States. “Faster than Mach 20, twenty times the speed of sound. I don't think other countries will develop such a weapon…

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71 Red Cross staffers evacuated from Yemen due to insecurity

    71 Red Cross staffers evacuated from Yemen due to insecurity

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has evacuated some 71 members of its team in Yemen amid rising insecurity in the war-torn country. The ICRC said Thursday that the staffers had been moved out of Yemen to Djibouti because of security incidents and threats. ICRC spokeswoman Marie-Claire Feghali said some 450 employees, including…

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Egypt president appoints housing minister as new premier

    Egypt president appoints housing minister as new premier

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has appointed his housing minister as the new prime minister and tasked him with forming a new cabinet in the North African country. “President el-Sisi received Dr. Mostafa Madbouly today to commission him to form the new government,” Presidential spokesman Bassam Radi wrote Thursday on his Facebook page. Madbouly, 52,…

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Someone Tell Trump: There Is No ‘Get Out of Jail Free’ Card for Presidents

    Someone Tell Trump: There Is No ‘Get Out of Jail Free’ Card for Presidents

Someone needs to alert Donald Trump: there is no “Get Out of Jail Free” card just for being president. According to Trump’s Twitter feed, he believes that he has an absolute right to pardon himself of any crimes for which he might be charged while serving in office. He’s not alone in this imperial belief. Two of Trump’s…

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The Saker Asks: Is Russia Really Ready to “Ditch” Iran?

  The Saker Asks: Is Russia Really Ready to “Ditch” Iran?

The topic of Russian actions in Syria still continues to fascinate and create a great deal of polemics.  This makes senses – the issue is exceedingly important on many levels, including pragmatic and moral ones, and today I want to stick strictly to the pragmatic level and set aside, just for a while, moral/ethical/spiritual considerations.  Furthermore, I will…

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Trump’s Solar Tariffs Blamed for Billions in Shelved Clean Energy Projects

  Trump’s Solar Tariffs Blamed for Billions in Shelved Clean Energy Projects

Since President Donald Trump approved a “reckless” 30 percent tariff on imported panel materials in January, U.S. clean energy developers have shelved more than $2.5 billion in solar projects, moves that have cost thousands of American jobs, according to Reuters. The first company to fall victim to the Trump-imposed tariff—which will decline by five percent annually over a four-year…

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Pentagon Admits ‘No One Will Ever Know’ How Many Civilians US Has Killed Fighting ISIS

  Pentagon Admits ‘No One Will Ever Know’ How Many Civilians US Has Killed Fighting ISIS

WASHINGTON — Four years into America’s assault on the Islamic State, the Pentagon now acknowledges it has no idea how many civilians it has killed during its campaign to defeat ISIS. In fact, the United States military will never know how many civilians it killed, the Pentagon admitted on Tuesday. The shocking admission comes on…

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Be Very Afraid: Israeli Forces Are Training American Police

  Be Very Afraid: Israeli Forces Are Training American Police

Razan al-Najjar is the latest victim in Israel’s onslaught of Palestinians to go viral. The 21-year-old nurse was shot dead by a sniper. Her only weapon? A wad of medical gauze. She’d been treating protestors who’ve been rallying for their right to return to homes they were expelled from as refugees. Unfortunately, the death of another…

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Fire breaks out at London’s Mandarin Oriental hotel

  Fire breaks out at London’s Mandarin Oriental hotel

A fire broke out on Wednesday at the luxury Mandarin Oriental hotel in central London. Images show clouds of thick black smoke rising into the city skyline. The origin of the fire is still unknown. According to authorities, around 20 fire engines and 97 fire fighters are currently trying to extinguish the flames. The hotel…

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Iran’s enrichment initiative within JCPOA: France

  Iran’s enrichment initiative within JCPOA: France

France says Iran's preparatory works to resume uranium enrichment are not in violation of the 2015 nuclear deal it signed with world powers, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). Following an order by Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei and in response to US President Donald Trump's pullout from…

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