The FRN Daily News Brief 2019-04-05

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This Daily FRN News Brief is a summary of 12, articles about Headline-News, Libya, Mena, Anglo-5, Defense, Russia, United-States, Latin-America, Syria, Venezuela, Eurasia, Brussels, Eu, France-Eurasia, Italy, World, Iran, Nato, Turkey.

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Tags in this brief: Gaddafi, Haftar, Libya, Misurata, Tripoli, 3M22 Zircon, Hypersonic Weapons, Pentagon, Russia, Satellite, US, Arab Spring, Assad, Chavez, Color Revolution, Interventionism, Maduro, Syria, U.S Imperialism, Venezuela, Campaign, Military, Kalingrad, Provocation, EC, Elections, Eu, Euroscepticism, Immigration Reform, Le Pen, Salvini, Angola, Economy, Trade, Disaster, Flood Relief, Humanitarian Aid, Iran, Rouhani, Guaido, Puppet, NATO, S400, Turkey, Full Spectrum Dominance, TOR, Weapons Systems, Cooperation.

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VIDEO – THE COMING BATTLE FOR TRIPOLI: Why Does Haftar Have the Advantage?

Published 2019-04-05 20:39:21 by Guest Author in Headline-News, Libya, Mena

By Vladimir Gujanicic – At this moment we are witnessing a very important battle that began with the capital of Tripoli Libya. The forces of General Haftar are advancing from the south and have already taken over international airports. The Tripoli militias send aid to their allies in Tripoli to stop this inevitability. General Haftar’s attack began with great pomp, as it could be regarded as the “mother of all” battles during the years of civil war. The first news that was released after the start of the operation was related to the local defeat of the forces loyal to… Continue ->

Tags: Gaddafi, Haftar, Libya, Misurata, Tripoli


U.S COUNTERS: Pentagon to Deploy Satellites Capable of Detecting Russian Hypersonic Missiles

Published 2019-04-05 19:43:39 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Defense, Headline-News, Russia, United-States

WASHINGTON DC – U.S Undersecretary of Defense John Rood announced that the Pentagon is planning to start deploying “low cost” sensors into Earth’s low-orbit, capable of detecting and launching hypersonic missile launches. The announcement was made during a hearing on the US Senate Armed Services Committee, where Rood answered questions about how the US was fighting hypersonic weapons. At the same time, the undersecretary gave no details on how the Pentagon plans to topple the missiles, noting that the military is working on developing ways to affect them during flight. During a hearing devoted to military budget requests, Rood specifically… Continue ->

Tags: 3M22 Zircon, Hypersonic Weapons, Pentagon, Russia, Satellite, US


ASSAD: U.S Aims in Venezuela are Similar those in Syria

Published 2019-04-05 18:51:44 by Paul Antonopoulos in Headline-News, Latin-America, Mena, Syria, Venezuela

DAMASCUS – Syrian President Bashar Assad told Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza that the situation in Venezuela is similar to that in Syria because of the illegal interference of Western countries in the internal affairs of those countries. “The policy toward Venezuela by a group of Western countries led by the US and its gross intervention in [Venezuelan] domestic affairs, as well as sanctions and the embargo against the country, have become a method of these countries directed against all those who are not in line with their policy,” Assad was quoted as saying. “What is happening in Venezuela is… Continue ->

Tags: Arab Spring, Assad, Chavez, Color Revolution, Interventionism, Maduro, Russia, Syria, U.S Imperialism, Venezuela


MAJOR: Haftar’s Forces On Verge of Unifying all of Libya – Begins ‘Liberation’ of Tripoli

Published 2019-04-05 18:01:22 by Joaquin Flores in Headline-News, Libya, Mena

LIBYA – The leader of the Libyan National Army, Khalifa Haftar, has launched a military operation to ‘liberate’ the capital of Tripoli where the UN-backed government is based. He has reportedly ordered strict observance of purity of arms, and that no civilians are to be harmed.  While the UN recognizes a government based in Tripoli, that government has never been able to bring order to post-war Libya, and never controlled whole swaths of the country. In its place, various warlords controlled various regions, and human trafficking and the slave trade returned to the country for the first time in over… Continue ->

Tags: Campaign, Haftar, Libya, Military, Tripoli


PROVOCATION: American Warplanes Conduct Flights on Russia’s Borders

Published 2019-04-05 16:49:38 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Defense, Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia, United-States

KALINGRAD, Russia – Two US aircraft were detected near the southern and western borders of Russia, data from the Plane Radar monitoring facility report. A Boeing RC-135V Rivet Joint aircraft took off from the UK-based Mildenhall air base and then passed close to the Kaliningrad region. Another aircraft, Lockheed EP-3E, took off from the air base of Souda Bay in Crete and approached the coast of Sochi. 13:05 мск. Самолёт радиоэлектронной разведки, ВВС США🇺🇸 (OF 38th RS/55th WG) , #Boeing RC-135V Rivet Joint, бортовой номер 64-14845 , взлетевший с авиабазы Милденхолл🇬🇧 (#Mildenhall ,EGUN), разведывательный полёт около границы Калининградской🇷🇺 области.#RC135 #USAF… Continue ->

Tags: Kalingrad, Provocation, Russia, US


Salvini and Le Pen to hold joint campaign as European Parliament elections approach

Published 2019-04-05 16:15:53 by Joaquin Flores in Brussels, Eu, Eurasia, France-Eurasia, Headline-News, Italy

ROME – Vice Prime Minister, Minister of Internal Affairs of Italy and Chairman of the Liga Party Matteo Salvini, as well as the leader of the French National Association Marine Le Pen can hold a joint rally before the elections to the European Parliament (EP). On this on Friday, April 5, the agency ANSA , citing sources in the Italian Ministry of the Interior. Politicians discussed the possibility of a joint demonstration during the election campaign before the vote in the European Parliament, to be held May 23-26, the agency said. “This morning we met with Marine Le Pen in… Continue ->

Tags: EC, Elections, Eu, Euroscepticism, Immigration Reform, Le Pen, Salvini


Diamonds are Forever: Russia to Intensify Economic Cooperation with Angola

Published 2019-04-05 15:49:57 by Paul Antonopoulos in World, Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia

MOSCOW – During the meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Angolan counterpart João Lourenço, held yesterday, the two leaders have shown their commitment to expand bilateral cooperation in various fields. Russia hopes to promote bilateral relations with Angola, including in the areas of diamond extraction, fisheries and space, said President Vladimir Putin during a meeting with Angolan counterpart João Lourenço. “There are interesting areas such as diamond mining, fishing and space,” Putin said on Thursday. “Angola is a reliable and long-standing partner, and we need to look at what needs to be done in the near future to intensify… Continue ->

Tags: Angola, Economy, Russia, Trade


EU Gives 1.5 Million for Iran Flood Relief, expresses ‘Full Solidarity’ with Iran’s People

Published 2019-04-05 14:52:19 by Joaquin Flores in Eu, Headline-News, Iran, Mena

The European Commission announced the provision of initial financial assistance to Iran to overcome the effects of the largest floods in the country in recent decades. Brussels allocates 1.2 million euros, according to the Iranian news agency Tasnim on April 5. Emergency funding will be directed to the most vulnerable communities in Iran, the EU executive said. The EU Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management, Christ Stylianidis, said that “at present, the EU is fully in solidarity with the Iranian people and will help provide substantial support in the affected areas.” Assistance will be distributed with the assistance of humanitarian… Continue ->

Tags: Disaster, Eu, Flood Relief, Humanitarian Aid, Iran, Rouhani


ON THE OUTS: What are US-Puppet Guaido’s Next Steps?

Published 2019-04-05 14:27:19 by Paul Antonopoulos in Headline-News, Latin-America, Venezuela

CARACAS – Venezuela has announced the initiation of criminal proceedings against self-proclaimed President Juan Guaidó. Political scientist Leonid Krutakov explains the possible development variants of the situation. According to the head of the Legislation Committee of the Constituent Assembly, Julio García Serpa, the judicial process will be conducted by the Supreme Court and the country’s attorney general. On Wednesday, the president of the Constituent Assembly, Diosdado Cabello, explained that the continuation of the investigation process against Guaidó, which had been approved the day before, would mean withdrawing the parliamentary immunity of the opposition leader. “When two centers of power are… Continue ->

Tags: Guaido, Maduro, Puppet, U.S Imperialism, Venezuela


Is Turkey Buying Russian S-400 as Part of NATO Exit Plan?

Published 2019-04-05 13:55:42 by Paul Antonopoulos in Eurasia, Headline-News, Nato, Turkey

ANKARA – The purchase by Turkey of the Russian S-400 anti-aircraft systems could not lead to the expulsion of Ankara from NATO, Turkish experts say. “I do not think the S-400 agreement is a reason for Turkey’s exclusion from NATO,” said Huseyin Alptekin, a researcher on the strategic program of the Foundation for Political, Economic and Social Research (SETA) on the sidelines of the club’s Valdai of International Discussions. At the same time, Enes Bayrakli, director of SETA’s European Studies Program, pointed out that no one, neither in NATO nor in Turkey, is serious about speculation about a possible withdrawal… Continue ->

Tags: NATO, S400, Turkey


FULL SPECTRUM DOMINANCE: Russian Arctic Missile Systems May Work in the Tropics and the Desert

Published 2019-04-05 12:55:37 by Paul Antonopoulos in Defense, Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia

MOSCOW – The Arctic version of the Russian anti-aircraft missile system Tor can also be used effectively in the tropics and desert, said Fanil Ziyatdinov, director general of the Kupol electromechanical plant (Almaz-Antei consortium) to Sputnik agency. Fanil Ziyatdinov, general director of the Kupol electromechanical plant in the Russian city of Izhevsk and specializing in air defense equipment, noted that the Tor system is fully adapted to combat in extreme weather conditions. “Having all the capabilities of recognizing and launching the basic model of the Tor-M2 system, the arctic modification of this system is fully adapted for operations in extreme… Continue ->

Tags: Full Spectrum Dominance, Military, Russia, TOR, Weapons Systems


Venezuela and Russia Expand Agricultural Cooperation

Published 2019-04-05 10:40:10 by Paul Antonopoulos in Headline-News, Latin-America, Russia, Venezuela

CARACAS, Venezuela – Russia and Venezuela plan to expand cooperation agreements in the agricultural sector, said Venezuelan Agriculture Minister Wilmar Castro Soteldo. “The governments of Venezuela and Russia, within the framework of the 14 High Level Intergovernmental Commission, expand agricultural cooperation agreements to increase production in the country,” the minister wrote on his Twitter account. He specified in this context that some of the most evaluated topics are “inputs and fertilizers, genetic improvement, agrochemicals for sowing of cereals, acquisition of seeds not produced in Venezuela and agricultural mechanization.” Venezuelan Vice-President and Planning Minister Ricardo Menéndez published on his social network… Continue ->

Tags: Cooperation, Economy, Russia, Venezuela


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