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Iran is preparing to ditch US dollar in international trade

Iran ditch US dollar international trade

After US President Donald Trump included Iran on a list of Muslim-majority countries facing a temporary immigration ban, Tehran responded by threatening to stop using the American dollar. Iran would either introduce a new common currency, in place of the US dollar, or use a portfolio of various currencies in foreign exchange and financial …

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Saudi empire headed for collapse

Saudi King Salman

For the past eight decades Saudi Arabia has been careful. Using its vast oil wealth, it’s quietly spread its ultra-conservative brand of Islam throughout the Muslim world, secretly undermined secular regimes in its region, and prudently kept to the shadows while others did the fighting and dying. It was Saudi money that …

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Video proof: Trump wanted to kill Gaddafi and take Libya’s oil

Donald Trump American flag

In 2011, Donald Trump posted a videoblog, seen above, in which he passionately argued in favor of U.S. intervention in Libya, calling for Muammar Gaddafi to be taken out in a series of surgical strikes. “Gaddafi, in Libya, is killing thousands of people. Nobody knows how bad it is and we’re sitting around. …

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Fed raises interest rates…now what?

Federal Reserve interest rate rise

From Filip Karinja, for Birch Gold Group This week, the Federal Reserve voted to raise interest rates a quarter of a percent to 0.5%, the first rate rise since 2006. But this wasn’t the only bold announcement the Fed made. In a report released the same day, titled “Economic Projections“, they predicted that by 2018 they …

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Jeremy Corbyn: sanction countries and banks who are funding ISIS

ISIS made in USA

The UK should be more proactive about imposing sanctions on banks and countries suspected of funding or supporting the militant group ISIS, the leader of the Labour party has said. Jeremy Corbyn told David Cameron to push for an economic crackdown with the rest of the European Union, claiming the …

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U.S. moving nuclear warheads into Germany to target Russia

B61-12 nuclear bomb

With plans to go to war with Russia, the U.S. will station new atomic weapons and 20 new nuclear bombs in Germany, according to Tuesday reports from Germany’s ZDF public television network. Each of the 20 new American nuclear bombs are four times the destructive power of the one that was used on Hiroshima …

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9/11 victims families can now legally sue Saudi Arabia

September 11 victims families can now legally sue Saudi Arabia

Reps. Walter B. Jones, (R-N.C.), and Stephen Lynch, (D-Mass.), filed a bi-partisan resolution asking President Obama to declassify 28 redacted pages of the 9/11 report, which reportedly contains evidence that links Saudi officials to the 9/11 hijackers. According to former Florida Sen. Bob Graham and former Chairman of the Senate Select Intelligence …

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Amnesty International is US State Department propaganda

Amnesty International sham

Image: From Amnesty International USA’s website, “Free Pussy Riot.” “Help Amnesty International send a truckload of balaclavas to Putin.” This childish stunt smacks of US State Department-funded Gene Sharp antics – and meshes directly with the US State Department’s goal of undermining the Russian government via its troupe of US-funded “opposition …

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Will Saudi Arabia crash the US economy following 9/11 bill?

saudi-arabia-911-us-economy

Editor’s note: Can the people of Iraq, Afghanistan, Syria, etc. now sue the US government and military for the illegal wars that killed over 1.5 million innocent people and destroyed their countries? Or do double standards apply when the west is carrying out the crime? Saudi Arabia and its allies could retaliate against …

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Civilians killed in latest US air strike on Iraqi banks

Iraq Mosul bombing

US-led coalition airstrikes killed Iraqi civilians in latest hit against an ISIS financial target in Mosul, according to the Pentagon. The coalition said they had been prepared to accept “some” civilian casualties. “Yes, we were prepared to accept civilian casualties in conjunction with this cash strike, it’s tragic and it’s not …

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Australian taxpayers to fork out millions for US troops

Australian troops

The Australian government will begin a multimillion-dollar construction project this month at two military facilities to accommodate future rotations of up to 2,500 U.S. Marines. Australia’s defense department announced Friday that it awarded $11 million for new facilities at the Australian army’s Robertson Barracks and the Royal Australian Air Force …

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Thousands of Israelis protest against austerity measures

Tel Aviv protest

Thousands of Israelis have taken to the streets to protest against Tel Aviv’s austerity measures and to demand social justice. The demonstrators, who were angry with the high cost of living, blocked Ayalon Freeway in Tel Aviv late on Saturday. They chanted slogans against Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and …

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UN tells Israel to let in nuclear inspectors

United Nations Israel

A vote by the United Nations general assembly has called on Israel to open its nuclear programme to weapons inspectors. The UN general assembly has overwhelmingly approved a resolution calling on Israel to open its nuclear programme for inspection. The resolution, approved by a vote of 174 to six with six abstentions, …

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Trump’s impulsive rhetoric and its impact on the currency markets

Trump impact currency markets

Trump’s campaign trail was filled with nauseating rhetoric on the nations, policies and business approaches he did not look. He employed a hair raising combative approach to reign hell on those he despised, those he felt were less humans and policies he claimed meant everything wrong for the ordinary Americans. …

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Pentagon wants $582 billion to wage war in 2017

United States Secretary of Defense Ash Carter Pentagon

The US military faces five “big challenges,” Ash Carter told the Economic Club of Washington on Tuesday. Those challenges are: Russia, China, North Korea, Iran, and ISIS. So essentially, the exact same “challenges” Washington has been trotting out for years to justify hundreds upon hundreds of billions in defense spending, …

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Oliver Stone: America is world’s greatest threat, not ISIS

Oliver Stone

Many people thought Oliver Stone’s days of rankling the establishment were over. Many people were wrong. His 2012 book and TV series, The Untold History of the United States, suggests the iconic filmmaker is renewing efforts to challenge the mainstream narrative regarding American exceptionalism, economic imperialism, and our government’s “nefarious involvement” in the …

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CNN’s Wolf Blitzer pushes for more wars based on lies

Wolf Blitzer CNN

President George W. Bush’s national security advisor, Condi Rice, warned Americans that Saddam Hussein’s (nonexistent) weapons of mass destruction could result in a mushroom cloud going up over an American city. No such threat existed. But today a very real threat exists over all American cities, and the national security …

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The real reason why the US and France are back in Iraq

Iraq oil

Why is Obama now re-committing the U.S. military to Iraq? Why is France strongly backing military action? Obama says it’s to protect minorities. That’s nothing new. Obama is the fourth president in a row to bomb Iraq … while claiming it is for humanitarian purposes. But the architects of the Iraq War (the one …

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