The FRN Daily News Brief 2020-01-11

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This Daily FRN News Brief is a summary of 15, articles about Anglo-5, Headline-News, Iran, Iraq, Mena, United-States, Afghanistan, Crime, Eurasia, Nato, Politics, Syria, Defense, North-Korea, Latin-America, Venezuela, Eu, Germany, Russia, Propaganda, France-Eurasia, Ukraine, Canada, Fake-News, United-Kingdom.

Tags in this brief: Deja Vu, Imminent Attacks, Pompeo, Suleimanio, Al-Asad Airbase, CNN, Iran, Operation Soleimani, Video, Western Media, Afghanistan, US Imperialism, Idlib, SAA, Syria, DPRK, Geopolitics, USA, Epstein, Pedophilia, Crypto, Crypto Currency, Finance, Maduro, Mercosur, Petro, Sucre, Germany, NATO, Caracas, Guaido, Donbass, Merkel, Putin, Navy, Russia, Crash, Flight 752, Black Box, France, Ukraine, Color Revolution, Deep State, History, Iran War, Regime Change.

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Table of Contents


Times we laughed at the US State Department – Chapter 8

Published 2020-01-11 23:59:27 by Tom Winter in Anglo-5, Headline-News, Iran, Iraq, Mena, United-States

Yes, somehow this is only chapter 8. Yes, this series has been dormant since the last issue, aptly published on Halloween 2018. I’m sorry. How can a mere mortal keep up? But let’s get on with today’s issue. Yesterday in Cairo, the US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo uttered these words in a speech in Cairo: It is a truth that isn’t often spoken in this part of the world, but because I’m a military man by training, I’ll be very blunt and direct today: America is a force for good in the Middle East. We need to acknowledge that… Continue ->

Tags: Deja Vu, Imminent Attacks, Pompeo, Suleimanio


CNN VIDEO OF U.S AIRBASE RUINS: Iran entirely destroys Airbase – ‘Unimaginable damage!’

Published 2020-01-11 22:53:37 by Joaquin Flores in Anglo-5, Headline-News, Iran, Iraq, Mena, United-States

In an exclusive report from the al-Asad airbase where the US soldiers were based in Iraq, CNN described the extent of the damage to the base as unimaginable. The hosts exclaims incredulity that no U.S servicemen were injured. FRN previously ran video appearing to demonstrate that U.S soldiers were at the base. Iranian domestic media reported between a dozen to eighty killed and injured U.S solders. The U.S anti-air defenses were entirely useless against the Iranian missiles. 100% of the launched missiles penetrated U.S defenses, with high accuracy. This demonstration of force and the U.S inability to stop these next-generation… Continue ->

Tags: Al-Asad Airbase, CNN, Iran, Operation Soleimani, Video, Western Media


US Drone Strike Targeting Taliban Commander Kills, Injures 60 Civilians

Published 2020-01-11 19:15:10 by Drago Bosnic in Afghanistan, Anglo-5, Crime, Eurasia, Headline-News, Nato, Politics, United-States

Shindand, Herat, Afghanistan – More than 60 civilians were killed or wounded in a US drone attack targeting a top Taliban splinter-group commander in the western Afghanistan province of Herat, local officials announced. The Taliban commander, named as Mullah Nangyalay, was killed in Shindand district close to the border with Iran, Herat Provincial Governor’s Spokesman Jailani Farhad stated. “According to the people, over 60 civilians were killed and wounded in the operation,” Toryalai Tahiri, the deputy head of Herat provincial council, told TOLO News. Quoting Wakil Ahmad Karkhi, a member of the Herat provincial council, TOLO News reported “civilians have been… Continue ->

Tags: Afghanistan, US Imperialism


SYRIA UPDATE: SAA wipes out terrorists, destroys their vehicles in southeastern Idlib

Published 2020-01-11 19:05:47 by Guest Author in Headline-News, Mena, Syria

Idleb, SANA – Syrian Arab Army units on Saturday destroyed several vehicles of terrorist organizations and killed a number of its members in Idlib southeastern countryside. The SANA reporter said that over the past hours, army units opened fire on the positions of Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists and other groups affiliated to it in Khan al-Sabil in Saraqeb countryside, southeast of Idlib, killing several terrorists and destroying many of their heavy machinery and positions. The reporter pointed out that the army’s fire also targeted the terrorists’ fortified positions, their points and supply centers and their dens in the vicinity of Ma`rat… Continue ->

Tags: Idlib, SAA, Syria


North Korea: It Takes Much More Than Trump-Kim Personal Feelings for Restarting Talks with US

Published 2020-01-11 18:50:15 by Drago Bosnic in Anglo-5, Defense, Eurasia, Headline-News, North-Korea, Politics, United-States

PYONGYANG – North Korea will not engage in negotiations with the United States unless the latter makes some real concessions, the country’s foreign ministry said, adding that Washington deceived North Korea and caught it in a dialogue that was a waste of time. The statement, spelling doom for prospects of the already stalled US-N. Korea negotiations was released by the country’s state media on Saturday. While N. Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un and United States President Donald Trump might have good personal relations, it won’t get the two countries anywhere. “Although Chairman Kim Jong-un has good personal feelings about President Trump,… Continue ->

Tags: DPRK, Geopolitics, USA


OOPS: Video of Epstein’s First ‘Suicide’ Attempts ‘Accidentally’ Deleted

Published 2020-01-11 18:20:57 by Drago Bosnic in Anglo-5, Crime, Headline-News, Politics, United-States

WASHINGTON, D.C. – United States prosecutors announced that surveillance footage taken from outside the jail cell of the late financier Jeffrey Epstein in the period surrounding his first apparent “suicide attempt” was permanently deleted “by mistake”. Officials at the Metropolitan Correctional Center (MCC) in downtown Manhattan “inadvertently preserved video from the wrong tier” of the jail, and footage from outside Epstein’s cell from July 22 and 23, 2019 “no longer exists”, prosecutors said, Reuters reported. Corrections officers responded at about 1:27 am on July 23 to Epstein’s cell, prosecutors added, when the accused sex offender was believed to have first… Continue ->

Tags: Epstein, Pedophilia, USA


Venezuela’s Brilliant End-Run Around Sanctions – Oil will be sold for Petro cryptocurrency

Published 2020-01-11 18:10:21 by Joaquin Flores in Headline-News, Latin-America, Venezuela

CARACAS – Venezuelan oil will be sold for Petro cryptocurrency in 2020, said President Nicolas Maduro. The introduction of cryptocurrency operations, according to Maduro, is a response to US sanctions. “We are going to sell Venezuelan oil for Petro. We already sell Venezuelan iron and steel for it. We have a signed contract for the sale of oil, steel, iron, aluminum and a part of the mined gold for Petro,” Eluro quotes Maduro. Test payments to pensioners and public servants in the national cryptocurrency launched in February 2018 were effective, the Venezuelan president said. He stressed that Petro is backed reserves of oil,… Continue ->

Tags: Crypto, Crypto Currency, Finance, Maduro, Mercosur, Petro, Sucre


Two US Airmen Found Dead in German Base

Published 2020-01-11 17:45:28 by Drago Bosnic in Anglo-5, Defense, Eu, Eurasia, Germany, Headline-News, Nato, United-States

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BERLIN/WASHINGTON, D.C. – Military officials at Spangdahlem Air Base in Binsfeld, Germany, launched an investigation after two US airmen were found dead in a base dormitory room on Thursday. According to a statement by officials with the 52nd Fighter Wing and obtained by Stars & Stripes, the two men were found unconscious in the room at around 6:30 pm on Thursday and were pronounced dead by emergency responders only 20 minutes later, RIA Novosti reported. “It is with a heavy heart that I inform you of the passing of two [of] our airmen, who were found unresponsive in a dorm… Continue ->

Tags: Germany, NATO, USA


Guaido Suffers Third Humiliation – Storms Parliament Building in Failed Stunt

Published 2020-01-11 17:29:00 by Joaquin Flores in Headline-News, Latin-America, Venezuela

CARACAS – Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido staged another stunt in the wake of being rejected by the very U.S friendly opposition which he claims to lead. Two days ago, timing his move ‘wisely’ to achieve maximum world-news attention at the height of the Iran crisis, Guaido broke through the cordon of the police, and entered the parliament building. Here is where he once again swore an oath and proclaimed himself the country’s interim president. This was reported on Twitter by the opposition. The oath of Guaido was taken by the first vice president of the National Assembly. Popular reports… Continue ->

Tags: Caracas, Guaido, Maduro


Germany turns to Russia for piece of Middle-East Action – Merkel Meets Putin at Kremlin

Published 2020-01-11 17:08:05 by Joaquin Flores in Eurasia, Germany, Headline-News, Russia

MOSCOW – Today negotiations began between Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the Kremlin. The two heads of state intend to discuss the aggravated situation in the Middle East, as well as the situation in Syria, Libya and Ukraine. “We are in constant contact with you, we are also dealing with internal issues – the economic and political, and the international agenda. I want to thank you for accepting our invitation and coming to discuss all these issues. There are the most acute ones, on which, as I understand it, we will focus our main attention, ” Putin said before… Continue ->

Tags: Donbass, Merkel, Putin


Moscow Dismisses Washington’s Claim Russian Ship ‘Aggressively Approached’ USS Farragut in Arabian Sea

Published 2020-01-11 17:06:40 by Drago Bosnic in Anglo-5, Defense, Eurasia, Headline-News, Mena, Politics, Propaganda, Russia, United-States

MOSCOW/WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Russian Defense Ministry dismissed reports that one of its ships “aggressively approached” the USS Farragut in the North Arabian Sea on Friday as untrue. The defense ministry explained that the US vessel crossed the Russian ship’s set course, acting in an “unprofessional manner”, and the Russian crew was therefore forced to make an evasive maneuver to avoid a collision. “It was the US destroyer that blatantly violated international rules for preventing collisions at sea on 9 January 2020 by making a maneuver to cross the Russian ship’s course, while being positioned to the left of the… Continue ->

Tags: Navy, Russia, US Imperialism


Criminal Negligence? Iran Determined to Bring Culpable Individuals to Justice for Accidental Plane Downing

Published 2020-01-11 16:16:57 by Joaquin Flores in Headline-News, Iran, Mena

TEHRAN, Jan. 11 (MNA) – In a statement on Sunday, the Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei called for the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Islamic Republic of Iran to continue investigations to identify the possible culpabilities of the tragic unintentional shot of the Ukrainian passenger plane and taking required measures to avert similar incidents. “The results achieved from the conducted investigations by General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Islamic Republic of Iran about the mistaken downing of the Ukraine International Airlines (UIA) flight, besides the probed ‘human error’ as the main… Continue ->

Tags: Crash, Flight 752, Iran


France to take possession of Black boxes of the Ukrainian liner shot down in Iran

Published 2020-01-11 15:44:23 by Joaquin Flores in Eurasia, France-Eurasia, Headline-News, Iran, Mena

Flight recorders of a Ukrainian passenger airliner shot down by Iran will be sent to France for decryption. This was reported by IRNA, referring to a statement by the head of the incident investigation department of the Civil Aviation Organization of Iran, Hassan Rezayefar . “The records from the black box of the Ukrainian plane will be sent to France,” he said. On the morning of January 11, Tehran officially admitted that the Ukrainian Boeing was accidentally shot down by an Iranian air defense missile. According to the military, the plane was mistaken for a hostile target after it turned towards the military base… Continue ->

Tags: Black Box, Crash, France, Iran, Ukraine


BREAKING: Iran Admits it Shot Down Flight 752 – Citing Human Error

Published 2020-01-11 10:07:24 by Joaquin Flores in Headline-News, Iran, Mena, Ukraine

TEHRAN – Iranian authorities have just admitted that the Boeing 737 passenger plane of Ukraine’s International Airlines was hit by an Iranian air defense missile, which was launched accidentally. This was reported by the Fars news agency, noting that all Iranian air defense forces were “at the highest level of readiness” because of Washington’s repeated threats to strike at the country’s territory. The air defense forces were brought into a state of increased combat readiness as part of Operation Martyr Suleimani. The authorities promised to bring the perpetrators to justice. This leaves open the possibility of foul play within Iran’s military…. Continue ->

Tags: Crash, Flight 752, Iran, Ukraine


How Today’s Iran Crisis Exposes Achilles Heel of Canadian Neocons

Published 2020-01-11 00:57:33 by Matthew Ehret in Anglo-5, Canada, Defense, Fake-News, Headline-News, Iran, United-Kingdom, United-States

Many Canadians have been rabble roused to extremes over revelations that Canadian Foreign Aid to Iran amounted to $2.5 million over 2018. Even though aid to other nations like Afghanistan, Syria and Ethiopia were magnitudes larger, a writer from the Canadian Action Party embodied a the worst of neocon bigotry asking HOW could Canada give any money to “a theocratic fundamentalist state, an oppressive Islamic government, as well as human rights abusing, anti-Christian society”?  Such views of Iran completely ignore the fact that Iran hosts over 100 000 Christians who enjoy religious freedom to worship and additionally host another 12 000… Continue ->

Tags: Color Revolution, Deep State, History, Iran War, Regime Change


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