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(AlethoNews) – Iran, Turkey agree on nuclear swap deal

Turkey sees “no need” for further UN sanctions against Iran after this deal, Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmed Davutoglu told reporters. “This agreement should be regarded positively and there is no need for sanctions now that we (Turkey and Brazil) have made guarantees and the low enriched uranium will remain in Turkey,” he said. Read More Here

(PowerPointParadise) – Poor Thai ‘red shirts’ victims of the New World Order – Read More Here

(MSNBC) – Video: More Soldiers & Vets Hospitalized Because Of Mental Disorder Then Physical Injury – Video Link Here

(GlobalResearch) – Massacre in Thailand and Obama’s Foreign Policy Stance – Shamus Cooke

When the White House is quiet as protestors are butchered in the streets of Bangkok Thailand, suspicions are raised. Silence often equals complicity. One can only imagine what the U.S.’ response would be to a Venezuelan government slaughter: the U.S. media and Obama would loudly condemn such an act, in contrast to the muted response to Thailand’s blood bath. Read More Here

(SCF) – Milestone Russia-Ukraine Summit: Towards a New Strategic Partnership?

Leaders of East Europe’s two largest countries — Russian President D. Medvedev and Ukrainian President V. Yanukovych — will meet in Kyiv on May 17-18. In its initial form, the agenda included the signing of five agreements: Read More Here

(CNN) – We will die rather than give in, say Red Shirts

About 5,000 protesters remained on the streets in downtown Bangkok in defiance of a government deadline to evacuate the area on another day of violent unrest in the Thai capital.

At least 35 people have died since Thursday, including a key anti-government leader who was critically wounded by a sniper’s bullet last week. Read More Here

(Reuters) – Israel plays wargame assuming Iran has nuclear bomb

A nuclear-armed Iran would blunt Israel’s military autonomy, a wargame involving former Israeli generals and diplomats has concluded, though some players predicted Tehran would also exercise restraint. Read More Here

(LondonGuardian) – Files reveal Britain’s secret biological weapons trials in second world war

British scientists experimented with ways of spreading foot-and-mouth disease, and lethal infections such as dysentery, cholera and typhoid in secret biological warfare trials during the second world war.

An extensive list of the contagious agents and plagues that could be turned into weapons of mass destruction is revealed in files from a War Cabinet committee released to the National Archives. Read More Here

(May 16) – Video: Alex gets A Call from Colonel 6 about Military Protecting Afghan Opium Fields on Alex Jones Tv

Alex takes a call from Colonel 6 on the military protecting the Afghan Opium fields and tells us just how pist off military familes are over this. Continue reading

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(DesertPeace) – The Occupation Has Become Israel’s Worst Enemy

Today, after 62 years of furious effort, Israelis and Palestinians are in many respects farther from true independence than ever before. The reason becomes clearer by the year. Both peoples are prisoners of the Occupation. Read More Here

(PoliticalTheatrics) – Guantánamo Habeas Week: Exposing Torture, Misconceptions And Government Incompetence

In an attempt to raise awareness of the importance of the rulings being made in US courts on the habeas corpus petitions of the prisoners held at Guantánamo (as authorized by a significant Supreme Court ruling in June 2008), I’m devoting most of my work this week to articles covering the 47 cases decided to date (34 of which have been won by the prisoners), as a series entitled, “Guantánamo Habeas Week.” Read More Here

(AlJazeera) – Video: US military base under Taliban control – Video Link Here

Video: Least We Forget – There Will Be Another War – Norman Finkelstein – Video Link Here

(Reuters) – Iranian missile may be able to hit U.S. by 2015

Iran may be able to build a missile capable of striking the United States by 2015, according to an unclassified Defense Department report on Iran’s military sent to Congress and released on Monday. Read More Here

(IndianExpress) – BRIC must create a new world order: Lula

The BRIC group of the world’s four biggest emerging powers has a fundamental role in creating a new world order, Brazil’s President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva said on Thursday. Lula was speaking at the end of a summit in Brasilia with the leaders of China, India and Russia. Read More Here

(PressTV) – Israel threatens Syria with war

Israel has tried to justify war on Syria, claiming it could be attacked by Syrian-supplied missiles of Lebanon’s Hezbollah resistance movement. Read More Here

(ConductiveChronicle) – The Race To Reconquer South America Begins: China & The U.S. Face Off – Read More Here

(PressTV) – US to launch secret ‘space warplane’

The United States Air Force has announced that it will launch a secret space plane that has sparked speculation about the militarization of space. Read More Here

(PressTV) – Barak admits occupation must end

Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak admits that the world will not tolerate the continuation of the regime’s rule over the Palestinian nation. Read More Here

(GlobalResearch) – Tehran Responds to US-NATO-Israeli Threats

Iran’s Disarmament Conference: The Power of Logic Read More Here

Video: Iran Warns It Will Hit U.S. Troops If Attacked

(RussiaToday) – Iran’s president said on Thursday he would not plead with opponents of Tehran’s nuclear program in order to avoid sanctions as Russia and the United States said new measures might be necessary. Continue reading

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(RawStory) – UK troops trained by firing at ‘replica mosques’

A political and religious uproar has erupted in Great Britain over news that the British Army trained troops for the Afghanistan mission by having them fire on replica mosques. Read More Here

(WSWS) – Killings of Civilians in Afghanistan: US Special Forces Covered Up Massacre – Read More Here

(InfoClearingHouse) – Kyrgyzstan And The Battle For Central Asia – Rick Rozoff – Read More Here

Breaking News

(PressTV) – Israel launches ground incursion into Gaza Strip

Israel has launched a ground incursion into the Gaza Strip with its troops entering the south of the long-blockaded coastal sliver.

Israeli tanks and bulldozers advanced about 500 meters into the east of the southern city of Khan Yunis on Wednesday, Press TV correspondent in Gaza reported. Read More Here

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(PressTV) – Ahmadinejad: US bogged down, doomed to fail in region

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has said the United States is doomed to crumple as it is mired in a swamp in Iraq and Afghanistan. Read More Here

(AP) – Video: Top-secret Journey to Keep Nukes From Terrorists – View Video Here

(Xinhua) – China ‘deeply concerned’ over Kyrgyz situations – Read More Here

(BBC) – The day Kyrgyzstan’s anger boiled over

Scores of people lost their lives. More than 400 were injured. This is the day that changed the course of history in this small, mountainous former Soviet state. Read More Here

(ABC) – Kyrgyzstan: Coup in a U.S.-Allied Country?

Key Ally in Afghanistan War May Have Been Overthrown by Opposition Protestors Read More Here

(PressTV) – ‘If Israel attacks, Iran’s response instantaneous’

A senior Iranian official warns of immediate retaliation against Israel, should it dare to launch an attack on Iran. Read More Here

(PressTV) – Iran upset over Russia’s S-300 delivery delay

Iran’s foreign ministry spokesman expresses Tehran’s disappointment with continued delay in the delivery of the S-300 air defense missile system from Russia. Read More Here

(PressTV) – General says Israel too weak to launch Iran war

Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Ahmad Vahidi says Israel is too weak to launch a war against Iran.
“They (Israelis) themselves have stressed on the fact that they could not enter into a war with Iran,” Vahidi told reporters in northeastern city of Orumieh on Wednesday.
He added “the Zionist regime is too weak to launch a war against Iran.” Read More Here

(RFERL) – UN Chief Calls For Total Nuclear Disarmament

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has urged world leaders to follow the example of Kazakhstan and “to realize the aspiration and dream of a world free of nuclear weapons.”

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Obama Echoes Bush To Test Iran

(PressTV) – On Friday only hours after President Barack Obama of the United States conferred with his Chinese counterpart, in a rare hour long telephone call, how to approach Iran and its nuclear program; he said the campaign to impose United Nations Security Council sanctions against Tehran would pivot on unified international backing. Continue reading

Video: Tarpley – China Up for Iran Sanctions – April Fool’s Day Prank

(RussiaToday) – China will remain committed to further talks aimed at resolving the Iran nuclear issue. So says the country’s Foreign Ministry following U.S. reports that Beijing is willing to back sanctions against Tehran. A veto-holding member of the Security Council, China backed three previous UN sanctions resolutions, but had been opposed to a fourth round hoping for a diplomatic settlement. To talk about what could lie ahead here is investigative journalist Webster Tarlpey. Continue reading

A “Good” Terrorist Captured by Iran – Ray McGovern

The Iranian government is celebrating the capture of Abdolmalek Rigi, the leader of a violent group called Jundullah (Arabic for Soldiers of God), which Tehran says is a terrorist organization supported by the United States, Great Britain and Israel. Continue reading