The FRN Daily News Brief 2019-04-08

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This Daily FRN News Brief is a summary of 12, articles about Anglo-5, Headline-News, Iran, Iraq, Mena, United-States, China, Eurasia, Finance, Russia, Donbass, Opinions, Ukraine, Ksa, Libya, Estonia, Fake-News, Nato, Brazil, Latin-America, Venezuela, Israel, Chile, Colombia, Syria, Eu, France-Eurasia, Italy.

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Tags in this brief: Iran, Iraq, ISIS, US, China, Finance, Gold, Russia, USD, Anton Shukhevich, Donbass, Ukraine, Dollar, KSA, Saudi, Haftar, Libya, LNA, Tripoli, Estonia, Fake News, Invasion, NATO, Bolsonaro, Brazil, Dictatorship, Dilma, Junta, Sanctions, Venezuela, Elections, Israel, Pornhub, Chile, Colombia, Imperialism, Maduro, Occupation, Rukban, Syria, Eu, Europe, France, Italy, Salvini.

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Table of Contents


MAJOR: Iran Reveals U.S Supports ISIS, asks Iraq to Expel U.S forces ASAP

Published 2019-04-08 22:27:14 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Headline-News, Iran, Iraq, Mena, United-States

TEHRAN – Iran’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, has called on the Iraqi prime minister to expel US forces as Washington continues to seek excuses to remain there after a 16-year devastating presence and hundreds of thousands of lives lost. “The US goal in Iraq is beyond mere military presence – they are behind long-term interests as well as establishing a government like the military governments that formed after the occupation of Iraq,” said Ayatollah Ali Khamenei to Iraq’s Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi during their meeting in Tehran. “The Iraqi government must do something [for] the US military to leave… Continue ->

Tags: Iran, Iraq, ISIS, US


China Joins Russia’s ‘Gold Party’ as U.S Dollar Sinks

Published 2019-04-08 21:26:32 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, China, Eurasia, Finance, Headline-News, Russia, United-States

BEIJING – The world’s second largest economy has increased its gold reserves over four consecutive months. What does this step mean for market participants? In her article for Bloomberg, analyst Ranjeetha Pakiam says China’s decision to accumulate more gold raises optimism that central banks around the world will continue to increase their reserves of precious metal. She stressed that in March, the People’s Bank of China (central bank) increased gold reserves by 0.36 million ounces. That is, last month Beijing bought 11.2 tons of gold. In addition, in February, January and December 2018, China acquired 9.95, 11.8 and 9.95 tons… Continue ->

Tags: China, Finance, Gold, Russia, USD


“Worthy followers” of Anton Shukhevich defined by Shukhevich Jr.

Published 2019-04-08 18:09:05 by Tom Winter in Donbass, Eurasia, Headline-News, Opinions, Ukraine

We invite all readers, if they do not already know who  Shukhevich was, to search “Anton Shukhevich” to see what the west is supporting. Plainly, those who support Kiev’s war on the republics that have declared their independence from a government of this revealed nature are also “worthy followers of Anton Shukhevich.” This includes the Congress of the US. We read in Novorosinform: The son of the leader of the [banned in Russia,] UPA * Anton Shukhevych appreciates the level of nationalism in Ukraine. He noted that despite the flaws, the important thing is that the Ukrainian militants in the… Continue ->

Tags: Anton Shukhevich, Donbass, Ukraine


Dollar Weakening: Saudi Arabia Preparing Attack on USD

Published 2019-04-08 16:50:19 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Headline-News, Ksa, Mena, United-States

RIYADH – If the US passes a bill that imposes sanctions on OPEC countries, Saudi Arabia may abandon dollar payments for oil sales. Last week, Reuters reported, citing its sources, that if Saudi authorities meet this threat, the US economy will collapse. The Congress is preparing to discuss the NOPEC bill (Oil Production and Export Cartel Prohibition Act). The document considers illegal OPEC decisions as well as any joint actions by governments in other countries (except the US) aimed at restricting oil production and regulating commodity prices. If the law is passed, US courts will have authority to consider antitrust… Continue ->

Tags: Dollar, KSA, Saudi, US, USD


MAJOR: Haftar’s Libyan Army takes control over Military Camp south of Tripoli

Published 2019-04-08 15:55:59 by Paul Antonopoulos in Headline-News, Libya, Mena

TRIPOLI – The Libyan National Army (LNA), commanded by Marshal Khalifa Haftar, established control of the Yarmouk military camp south of Tripoli, a military source revealed. “Libyan army forces have established control over the Yarmouk camp, south of Tripoli,” the source said. On 4 April, Haftar began an offensive towards the Libyan capital of Tripoli from his eastern strongholds to “free the city from terrorists.” According to sources at the LNA, the army took control without engaging in fighting over several regions south-west of Tripoli, as well as the international airport and the city of Sorman, south of the capital…. Continue ->

Tags: Haftar, Libya, LNA, Tripoli


MAJOR: ‘Russia Invades Estonia’ – Fake News from German media

Published 2019-04-08 15:25:11 by Paul Antonopoulos in Estonia, Eurasia, Fake-News, Headline-News, Nato, Russia

TALLIN – A ‘fake news’ claim made by German media explains that Russia has invaded Estonia, but the falsity hasn’t stopped this news from spreading despite being obviously untrue. The German TV channel ZDF reported that NATO allies are preparing to “drive out” Russian troops that have penetrated the territory of Estonia. “The US Army, along with German and other European allies, are heading to Estonia to drive out the units of the Russian armed forces who entered there, just as they have done for years in the Crimea,” said the journalist and presenter Claus Kleber. Then the presenter asked… Continue ->

Tags: Estonia, Fake News, Invasion, NATO, Russia


Zionist Bolsonaro has Lowest Rating in Brazil’s post-dictatorship history

Published 2019-04-08 15:20:21 by Paul Antonopoulos in Brazil, Headline-News, Latin-America

BRASILIA – Jair Bolsonaro has the worst assessment after the first three months in office, comparing with all presidents elected after the military dictatorship, the Folha de São Paulo daily Datafolha reported on Sunday. President Jair Bolsonaro will complete the first 100 days in office on Wednesday. According to the Datafolha Institute, 30% of Brazilians consider the current government bad. However, 59% still believe that Bolsonaro will do good. After three months of rule in 1990, Fernando Collor was disapproved by 19% of people, while 36% considered his management as excellent or good. In 1995, the Fernando Henrique Cardoso government… Continue ->

Tags: Bolsonaro, Brazil, Dictatorship, Dilma, Junta


Russia: ‘U.S doing everything to ruin Venezuela’s economy’

Published 2019-04-08 14:55:55 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Eurasia, Headline-News, Latin-America, Russia, United-States, Venezuela

CARACAS – According to the chairman of the State Duma (lower house of the Russian Parliament), Vyacheslav Volodin, Washington did everything to undermine the Venezuelan economy. The Russian deputy commented on the economic situation in Venezuela during the 140th Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union, held in Doha (Qatar) from April 5 to 10. “The United States has done everything to undermine the Venezuelan economy: 30 billion dollars have been stolen in the accounts and indeed stolen belonging to the people of that country, commercial sanctions have been introduced and cyber attacks against vital infrastructure,” Volodin said. The Trump administration said… Continue ->

Tags: Russia, Sanctions, US, Venezuela


Israeli Election Propaganda Appears on Pornographic Website

Published 2019-04-08 14:04:58 by Paul Antonopoulos in Headline-News, Israel, Mena

TEL AVIV – On April 9, Israelis go to the polls to choose the legislators of the XXI Knesset. Political parties are organizing an election campaign since the beginning of the year. An advertising campaign for the 2014 Knesset elections has used a somewhat different platform to attract voters’ attention – the Pornhub porn site, according to the Israeli newspaper Haaretz. “This is an advertisement that we have not seen until now,” Haaretz reported. “To this day the pornographic arena was the only arena in which we did not see any political publications. It turns out that even this last… Continue ->

Tags: Elections, Israel, Pornhub


Maduro Exposes U.S Sabotage on Electric System Used Chile and Colombia

Published 2019-04-08 12:20:50 by Paul Antonopoulos in Chile, Colombia, Headline-News, Latin-America, Venezuela

CARACAS – Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro said on Saturday that cyber attacks against Venezuela’s electricity system, had come from U.S actors through channels in Colombia and Chile. “The latest report showed new results of virus introduction into Venezuela’s electrical systems in the computerized system, which points to another type of attack … From Chile and Colombia, they carried out attacks supported by the United States government,” said Maduro during a demonstration in Caracas. Addressing the political crisis still prevailing in Venezuela, the president appealed to leaders of the region to support a great national dialogue in the Bolivarian Republic. “I… Continue ->

Tags: Chile, Colombia, Imperialism, Maduro, Venezuela


Russia DEMANDS Washington leave Syria-Jordan Occupation Zone

Published 2019-04-08 10:40:22 by Paul Antonopoulos in Headline-News, Mena, Russia, Syria, United-States

MOSCOW – Russia has called on the United States to end the illegal occupation of the territory in the Rukban camp in Syria. “We are willing to examine any steps that will help the refugees to leave the Rukban camp, but I believe that the simplest and most effective solution would be the cessation of the illegal occupation of the territory by the United States,” Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told the media with his Jordanian counterpart, Ayman Safadi. In addition, the minister stated that the US military collaborates with illegal armed groups in the Al-Tanf area. “The Americans have… Continue ->

Tags: Occupation, Rukban, Russia, Syria, US


Salvini and Le Pen Promise Major Event Ahead of EU Elections

Published 2019-04-08 00:14:17 by Paul Antonopoulos in Eu, Eurasia, France-Eurasia, Headline-News, Italy

PARIS – Leader of the Italian right-wing party, Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini met with France’s right-wing chief Marine Le Pen to discuss the upcoming European elections. Salvini also indicated a right-wing mobilization as Europe has never seen before. The two right-wing politicians gathered in Paris last Friday, when Salvini went to France to meet with other G-7 Interior ministers. Le Pen and Salvini – who are long-time allies in the European Union (EU) – had a “cordial meeting,” according to local media. The two discussed the upcoming European Parliament elections due to begin on 23 May. Although few details… Continue ->

Tags: Eu, Europe, France, Italy, Salvini


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