The FRN Daily News Brief 2019-07-18

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This Daily FRN News Brief is a summary of 19, articles about Anglo-5, Headline-News, Iran, Mena, United-States, Donbass, Eurasia, Russia, Ukraine, China, Eu, Italy, Israel, Opinions, Nato, Latin-America, Venezuela, Defense, Turkey, United-Kingdom, Libya, Syria, Canada, Science.

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Tags in this brief: Hormuz, Iran, USA, Novorossia, Russia, Texas, Ukraine, China, Lavrov, Siberia, Laura Boldrini, Marco Rizzo, Parubij, Svoboda, Aggression, Capitalism, Christian Zionism, Colonialism, Exceptionalism, Ideology, Imperialism, Israel, Racism, Religion, War, Zionism, Missiles, NATO, Gold, Venezuela, F-35, UK, Passports, Jets, S-400, Turkey, France, GNA, Haftar, Italy, Libya, LNA, Tripoli, US, CNN, Western Media, Zarif, Assange, Extradition, Wikileaks, Citizenship, Donbass, DPR, Lpr, Putin, Assad, Dugin, Erdogan, Geopolitics, Geostrategy, Idlib, ISIS, Kurds, Syria, Idlib Offensive, Syrian Army, Cyprus, Greece, Military Police, Al Gore, Belt And Road, BRICS, Deep State, Depopulation, Green New Deal, Lyndon Larouche, Malthus, New Silk Road, Prince Charles, Prince Philip, Zerogrowth.

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MAJOR: Persian Gulf heating up again – U.S. Navy ship shot down Iranian drone

Published 2019-07-18 22:45:36 by Drago Bosnic in Anglo-5, Headline-News, Iran, Mena, United-States

PERSIAN GULF – July 18, 2019 – US President Donald Trump stated on Thursday that a USN ship shot down an Iranian drone over the Strait of Hormuz. This comes as the latest in a series of tense incidents between the U.S. and Iran. Trump told reporters at the White House that the USS Boxer – a USN amphibious assault ship – “took defensive action” against an Iranian drone that had “closed into a very, very near distance, approximately 1,000 yards” and ignored “multiple calls to stand down.” The drone was allegedly “threatening the safety of the ship and the… Continue ->

Tags: Hormuz, Iran, USA


TEXAS: About That Petition to Zelensky…

Published 2019-07-18 21:56:19 by Russell Bentley in Donbass, Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia, Ukraine

You may have recently heard something about a “petition” addressed to Zelensky with “a million signatures”. Pay it no mind. It is nothing. Nobody signed it, it is just a joke. The People of the Donbass Republics and our Armies ask nothing from the “President of Ukraine”. The President of Ukraine has no power here, no say here, so why should we petition him for anything? And besides, Zelensky is not the President of Ukraine. He is a puppet and pretender for foreign masters who have robbed and debauched the once-great nation of Ukraine into a desperate and malignant shithole… Continue ->

Tags: Novorossia, Russia, Texas, Ukraine


China praises Lavrov for denying ‘myth of Chinese annexation of Siberia’

Published 2019-07-18 20:30:56 by Paul Antonopoulos in China, Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia

BEIJING – China praised comments by Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, who rebuffed rumors that Beijing plans to annex Siberia and the Russian Far East region. The eulogy was made by Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang on Wednesday. In an interview with the Russian newspaper Arguments and Facts, in response to a question, Lavrov denied that the large presence of Chinese citizens in Siberia and the Far East meant that China intended to annex the region. Lavrov cited the treaty of good neighborliness and cooperation between countries that was signed in 2001, stating that the document is a safeguard… Continue ->

Tags: China, Lavrov, Russia, Siberia


Head of Italian Communist Party tees off on support for fascists in Ukraine

Published 2019-07-18 20:01:35 by Tom Winter in Eu, Headline-News, Italy, Ukraine

La Riscossa Rizzo (PC) attacks Laura Boldrini: “She criticizes the fascists but in Ukraine she supports the government they fight for” Lately there is news of a real arsenal in the possession of neo-fascist groups in different cities of Northern Italy. Among the weapons of war found were assault rifles, machine guns, ammunition and weapons of many other types, including an air-to-air missile. Several right-wing extremists found in possession of these weapons had taken part in the Donbass war in eastern Ukraine, in the ranks of nationalist groups fighting in support of the Kiev government against local rebels [1].The political… Continue ->

Tags: Laura Boldrini, Marco Rizzo, Parubij, Svoboda


Israeli & Christian Zionists Eye up War on Iran: A Conundrum Of Evil

Published 2019-07-18 19:12:31 by Ronald Thomas West in Anglo-5, Headline-News, Iran, Israel, Mena, Opinions, United-States

The Israeli Zionists and Christian Zionists have both; common and opposed motivations for war with Iran. The Israelis well know the Christians fully intend all Jews will either convert or die at the Battle of Armageddon according to their perverted theology but meanwhile the two sleep together, the Israelis self-destructively milking the USA war machine to realize the Yinon Plan (Greater Israel in a ‘Balkanized’ Middle East) while the Christian ‘Dominionists’ ‘prayerfully’ support these endeavors in pursuit of what will amount to Götterdämmerung for both. Relevant to this preceding, a present conundrum of evil is not who and whether, but… Continue ->

Tags: Aggression, Capitalism, Christian Zionism, Colonialism, Exceptionalism, Ideology, Imperialism, Iran, Israel, Racism, Religion, War, Zionism


NATO chief admits FEAR of a ‘world with more Russian missiles’

Published 2019-07-18 18:30:01 by Paul Antonopoulos in Eurasia, Headline-News, Nato, Russia

BRUSSELS – NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said the alliance should prepare for a world without the Treaty on Intermediate Nuclear Forces known as the INF Treaty and with “more Russian missiles” . According to the alliance leader, Moscow would not have given any indication of a possible change of position in relation to this international treaty, responsible for imposing limits on the nuclear weapons stored by Russia and the United States since the end of the Cold War. Although the US was the first to suspend the partnership, the West blames the Kremlin for ending INF. Mr Stoltenberg pledged a… Continue ->

Tags: Missiles, NATO, Russia


BYPASSING SANCTIONS: Venezuela sells gold worth US $40 million despite US efforts to avoid it

Published 2019-07-18 17:30:51 by Paul Antonopoulos in Headline-News, Latin-America, Venezuela

CARACAS – Washington has introduced harsh sanctions against the Venezuelan economy, further aggravating the current economic crisis in the South American country in an attempt to force President Maduro to resign. Last July 12, Venezuela was able to sell gold worth about $40 million, according to the Bloomberg news agency, despite US efforts to halt the sale of the precious metal by the Nicolas Maduro government. The metal has served as a financial lifeline for the devastated country, which is under intense pressure from sanctions imposed by the United States. According to the media, the Venezuelan Central Bank still has… Continue ->

Tags: Gold, Venezuela


F-35 is up for sale and why a Chinese company rubs hands over it

Published 2019-07-18 17:15:46 by Drago Bosnic in Anglo-5, China, Defense, Eurasia, Headline-News, Nato, Turkey, United-Kingdom, United-States

Bethesda, Maryland, USA – As Lockheed Martin is getting desperate to find new customers for its faltering F-35, new info on an unlikely manufacturer of the jet parts recently surfaced – a Chinese-owned company. Recent reports reveal that a Chinese-owned company has been manufacturing key circuit boards and other systems for the F-35. Exception PCB, based in Gloucestershire, southwest England, produces the aforementioned parts. Now, why would anyone be worried about an English company producing parts for an American jet? Well, it seems that Exception PCB was acquired by a foreign company in 2013. The buyer was its present Chinese parent,… Continue ->

Tags: China, F-35, UK, USA


Putin extends offer of Russian passports to Ukrainians before the parliamentary elections

Published 2019-07-18 16:30:19 by Paul Antonopoulos in Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia, Ukraine

MOSCOW – Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed an order on Wednesday, further expanding the number of Ukrainian citizens who can apply for Russian passports. Moscow made the move ahead of Sunday’s Ukrainian parliamentary elections, when a friendly party of Russia could become the strongest contender of the popular People’s Servant Party, led by new president Vladimir Zelensky, according to opinion polls. The new order, published on the Kremlin website, amended Putin’s earlier decree, which made it simpler for residents of East Ukraine controlled by the separatists to apply for Russian passports. According to the new document, residents of neighboring… Continue ->

Tags: Passports, Russia, Ukraine


Blocked from US jets, Russia is willing to supply Su-35 fighters to Turkey

Published 2019-07-18 15:30:11 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia, Turkey, United-States

MOSCOW – In an official statement, the CEO of the Russian state corporation Rostec Sergei Chemezov stated that Russia is willing to supply Su-35 fighters to Turkey. “If our Turkish colleagues express such desire, we are willing to work on the delivery of Su-35 fighters,” he said. The upgraded Su-35 fighters feature a revamped avionics, lightweight structure, three-dimensional vector thrust capability and a variety of weaponry, including the air-to-air R-77 class missile that can destroy the American missiles AIM-120 AMRAAM. The relations between Turkey and the USA living moment of tension due to Ankara have bought Russian air defense systems… Continue ->

Tags: Jets, Russia, S-400, Turkey


MAJOR: Tripoli Awaits a Decisive Battle at ANY MOMENT

Published 2019-07-18 14:45:38 by Guest Author in Headline-News, Libya, Mena

The battle ahead will end a long-standing state of suffering and open the way to a political solution that would not have been under the rule of militias, the proliferation of weapons and the dominance of the slogans of exclusion promoted by political Islam and its instruments. July 18, 2019 All eyes are on the west of Libya as the countdown begins for what field experts describe as the culmination of the flood of dignity launched by the National Army on April 4, which saw the first arrival of the Libyan armed forces since 2011 on the outskirts of the capital, with… Continue ->

Tags: France, GNA, Haftar, Italy, Libya, LNA, Tripoli, Turkey, US


Zarif: Those who start war with Iran will not be those who finish it

Published 2019-07-18 14:00:47 by Joaquin Flores in Anglo-5, Headline-News, Iran, Mena, United-States

TEHRAN – The presence of foreign troops in the Persian Gulf is detrimental to stability and security in the region, Foreign Minister of the Islamic Republic of Iran Javad Zarif said in an interview with the American television channel CNN . When asked whether the war could start between Iran and the United States, Zarif replied that “Iran has never started any wars and will not do this,” but, if necessary, “will defend itself.” “The one who starts the war with Iran will not be the one who ends it,” he assured. Relations between Iran and the United States worsened… Continue ->

Tags: CNN, Iran, War, Western Media, Zarif


VIDEO – Surprise Twist in WikiLeaks Case – London Refuses to Extradite Assange to Country With Death Penalty

Published 2019-07-18 13:46:57 by Joaquin Flores in Anglo-5, Headline-News, United-Kingdom, United-States

London won’t extradite Julian Assange to a country where capital punishment isn’t banned, that is, the USA. Such an unexpected statement was made today by British Deputy Foreign Secretary Alan Duncan. It came with another statement, which was less enjoyable for the founder of WikiLeaks. CNN released the investigation data on Assange’s alleged interference in the U.S. presidential election, meeting with hackers and Nikolay Bogachikhin, head of the RT London office, in the embassy of Ecuador. The latter has already explained why the scoop failed. – Vesti https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CYuglI9WVFk

Tags: Assange, Extradition, Wikileaks


MAJOR: Putin signs Russian Citizenship Decree extended to Occupied Donbass

Published 2019-07-18 11:57:49 by Joaquin Flores in Donbass, Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia, Ukraine

MOSCOW – In a major move, Russian President Vladimir Putin  signed a decree on July 17th on obtaining Russian citizenship for residents of Donbass which are still a part of Ukraine. Thus, the Russian president extended the possibility of simplified obtaining Russian citizenship to all residents of the Donetsk and Lugansk regions of Ukraine. Previously, only residents of the break-away Donetsk and Lugansk People’s Republics, who have passports of these state entities, had such an opportunity. Now it is possible to get citizenship of the Russian Federation in a simplified manner for holders of Ukrainian passports who live throughout the… Continue ->

Tags: Citizenship, Donbass, DPR, Lpr, Putin, Ukraine


DUGIN: Split between Russia and Turkey inevitable if Ankara continues disastrous Idlib policy

Published 2019-07-18 11:41:28 by Guest Author in Eurasia, Headline-News, Mena, Opinions, Russia, Syria, Turkey

Well-known pro-Kremlin political analyst Alexander Dugin spoke on the basis of his research about the latest events in Syrian Idlib. Dugin’s article was published in some of the Turkish media. According to the Russian expert, the dramatic situation in Idlib could cause a crack in the Moscow-Ankara geopolitical axis. Dugin predicts: in case of continuation of the Turkish policy in Syria, the split between Moscow and Ankara is inevitable. – Azeri Daily * * * By Alexander Dugin After Damascus won a decisive victory over the Islamic state and the most serious opponents from among the Salafi groups, which were… Continue ->

Tags: Assad, Dugin, Erdogan, Geopolitics, Geostrategy, Idlib, ISIS, Kurds, Putin, Russia, Syria, Turkey


MAJOR: Idlib Offensive – SAA launches the Al-Ghaab Plain operation

Published 2019-07-18 11:15:07 by Drago Bosnic in Headline-News, Mena, Syria

IDLIB, Syria – A large number of SAA (Syrian Arab Army) soldiers have been deployed to the northwestern part of the Al-Ghaab Plain this afternoon, military sources report. The source revealed that the reinforcements were deployed to the government stronghold of Joureen, which is located just east of the Latakia Governorate. The reinforcements deployed to the Al-Ghaab Plain were from several different units, including the Syrian Army’s 4th Armored Division and the “Tiger” Force. The Syrian Arab Army just started a major offensive in Al-Ghaab Plain in northwestern Syria. While seizing the Idlib Governorate part of the Al-Ghaab Plain is… Continue ->

Tags: Idlib Offensive, Syria, Syrian Army


VIDEO – Turkey Receives S-400s and proceeds to announce Drilling in Cypriot Waters

Published 2019-07-18 10:32:33 by Joaquin Flores in Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia, Turkey, United-Kingdom

The Turkish military will adopt the S-400 systems, received from Russia, in April 2020, as stated by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan today. He said that the S-400 AA-defense systems are the best in the world and Turkey would be able to ensure its security at the highest level. The EU has imposed sanctions on Turkey for exploration activities within the territorial waters of another country. However, Ankara doesn’t agree with that. It insists that the riches of Eastern Mediterranean belong to Turkey. – Vesti One viewer commented: This has nothing to do with “the west”. Turkey has been illegally occupying… Continue ->

Tags: Cyprus, Greece, Russia, S-400, Turkey


Hero’s Welcome: Russian military police unit completes combat mission in Syria

Published 2019-07-18 09:15:25 by Drago Bosnic in Eurasia, Headline-News, Mena, Russia, Syria

Grozny, Chechenya, Russia – The military police personnel of Russia’s Southern Military District have returned to the North Caucasus Republic of Chechnya after successfully completing their combat mission in Syria, the District’s press office reported on Wednesday. “A special ceremony was held on the territory of the motorized infantry unit stationed in the Chechen Republic to welcome back military police personnel returning from the Syrian Arab Republic,” the press office said in a statement. The personnel of the military police battalion received departmental and state awards. Overall, more than 300 service members of the Southern Military District have returned home… Continue ->

Tags: Military Police, Russia, Syria


The Genocidal Roots of the Green New Deal

Published 2019-07-18 02:13:58 by Matthew Ehret in Anglo-5, Canada, China, Russia, Science, United-Kingdom, United-States

July 18, 2019  – Prince Charles has just given the world 18 months to save the world. Over the past years, the prince and his father (among other inbred aristocrats of Europe) have taken an incredible interest in the safety of the earth from the pollution emitting machines who greedily consume and reproduce without any consideration for Mother Gaia. In recent months this green transformation of the globe has taken the form of the “Green New Deal” promoted in the U.S. by Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Senator Bernie Sanders. A children’s campaign endorsed by pope Francis and led by Greta… Continue ->

Tags: Al Gore, Belt And Road, BRICS, Deep State, Depopulation, Geopolitics, Green New Deal, Lyndon Larouche, Malthus, New Silk Road, Prince Charles, Prince Philip, Zerogrowth


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