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Trump Okays Movement of Iranian Oil Tankers to Venezuela

CARACAS – May 24, 2020 – Iranian fuel tankers for Venezuela are approaching the economic zone of a Latin American country. There they will be taken under guard by the Navy of Venezuela. According to Marinetraffic, the Fortune Iranian tanker is approaching Venezuela and will enter the waters of Venezuela this morning. Illustration: marinetraffic.com.   […]

Russia Excoriates the West Over Rejection of Anti-Sanction Resolution at UN

MOSCOW – Russia lashed out at the United States and its allies for blocking a resolution that called for an end to unilateral sanctions on developing countries amid their fight against the new coronavirus epidemic. The Moscow-sponsored resolution called for abandoning trade wars and punitive measures against 134 countries, under the banner of the Group […]

Syria struggles to fight COVID-19, despite the US-EU sanctions preventing aid

MIDEAST DISCOURSE April 4, 2020 By Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator The Syrian Ministry of Health announced on Thursday that 6 new coronavirus (COVID-19) infections were detected in Syria, which raised the total number to 16 cases, and with 2 deaths.  Today, it was announced that 2 cases have recovered. No cases of COVID-19 have been reported […]

President Trump, leave Venezuela alone, attend to the Coronavirus

By: Ángel R. Veras Aybar, from El Dia In the midst of a planetary disgrace, the arrogant government of the United States has decided to line up cannons against President Nicolás Maduro and other top Venezuelan officials. The interventionist action and violation of the most elementary norms of peaceful coexistence are carried out based on a […]

MAJOR: EU Defies US Sanctions – Sends Medical Supplies to Iran

LONDON/BRUSSELS – The United Kingdom, Germany and France sent a consignment of medical supplies to Iran, one of the most affected countries in the world, against the backdrop of the global pandemic of the new type of coronavirus (Covid-19). The European troika, which retains its participation in the Joint Comprehensive Action Plan (JCPOA, Iran’s nuclear […]

New Anti-Iran Sanctions in the time of Covid-19? US Economic Terrorism

TEHRAN, Mar. 27 (MNA) – The Spokesperson of Iranian Mission to the United Nations Alireza Miryousefi described the new anti-Iran sanctions as an example of an inhuman US policy, driven by “Secretaries of Hate” toward Iran.   In a Friday tweet, Miryousefi wrote, “Imposing new sanctions while Iranians are fighting #COVID19, & amidst a growing […]

US Sanctions Hamper Coronavirus Fight in Venezuela

CARACAS – Venezuela is returning to the IMF with a request for $1 billion in assistance after a bigger financial rescue package was rejected by the Washington organization over illegal sanctions. President Maduro’s administration is arguing the emergency funds could be allocated through programs designed to purchase food, medicine and improve some hospitals’ infrastructure to […]

Moscow Slams US Sanctions on Rosneft Over Venezuela

MOSCOW – On Tuesday, the Russian Foreign Ministry slammed the United States’ sanctions on Rosneft trading as illegal restrictions, which will only aggravate the crisis in the bilateral relations, adding that the move will not make Russia change its policy on Venezuela. “Russia categorically repudiates unilateral restrictions, through which the US, which seeks global hegemony, […]

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Bernie Sanders, together with Congressman Ro Khanna, condemned the bill as a “law of amazing moral cowardice”. “Our endless wars” could have been stopped: “Instead, the law does nothing to limit out of control military spending, to prevent the unconstitutional war with Iran, to reduce the poisoning of American drinking water, or to end the obscenity that innocent children in Yemen are killed with American bombs.”