UNITED NATIONS (AP) - North Korea sharply criticized U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday for supporting sanctions to pressure the country into negotiations with the U.S. on denuclearization, saying he appears to be acting as a "henchman" representing the United States. North Korea's U.N. Mission stressed in a statement that ...
Israel has taken credit for thwarting an Islamic State-inspired terrorist attack that targeted a civilian airliner carrying passengers from Australia to the United Arab Emirates. The Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) on Wednesday said its military intelligence division, Unit 8200, played a critical role in preventing a previously disclosed plot to ...
Surveillance footage from the Florida high school where 17 people were gunned down was not live, as responding officers initially thought -- it was actually on tape delay, the Sun Sentinel newspaper reported.
Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel says 3 officers are facing consequences for failure to help stop the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. CNN's Martin Savidge reports.
Watch "Fareed Zakaria GPS," Sundays at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. ET on CNN The Paris terror attacks were barbaric but also startling, leading many to ask what could be done to prevent this kind of terrorism in the future. Well, one man has a clear answer. "That attack you saw in Paris? You'll see […]
As PM prepares to unveil Brexit vision, Jeremy Corbyn may back rebel Tory amendmentJeremy Corbyn could use a key Brexit speech on Monday to pave the way for Labour to inflict a Commons defeat on the government, by backing a rebel Tory amendment seeking to keep Britain in “a customs union”.With Theresa May expected to unveil her vision for departure from the […]
Heather Stewart, Peter Walker, Jessica Elgot and Richard Partington
President proposes paying bonuses to armed, trained teachers‘Gun-adept teachers/coaches would solve the problem instantly’Update: Trump insists on arming teachers despite lack of evidence it would stop shootingsThe White House indicated on Thursday that the federal government could come up with the money to fund as many as a million teachers being trained an […]
Amanda Holpuch, Paul Owen and Joanna Walters in New York
Ambassador David Friedman's assertion that uprooting 100s of 1000s of settlers would "cause a civil war" is echoed by many on the left. Both sides imagine a one-state outcome, even as liberal Zionists attack Friedman for suggesting that Israeli society is not resilient and that the two-state solution is right around the corner.
In a wild speech in Munich, Netanyahu warned of a global Holocaust if Iran gets nuclear weapons. And he said that Iran was similar to the Nazis, in its supposed desire to annihilate 6 million Jews in Israel. Netanyahu is seeking any distraction he can get from the corruption investigation that is closing in on him, Jonathan Ofir writes.
A 33-year-old Palestinian identified as Yasin Omar Saradeeh from Jericho was pronounced dead shortly after Israeli forces detained him on Thursday morning. Saradeeh’s family said Israeli forces severely beat him after detaining him and that he was in a good health before his arrest.
MEMO | Sept 2, 2014 Senior Hamas leader Mahmoud Al-Zahar said on Monday that the United States is a partner to the Israeli occupation and its crimes committed in the Gaza Strip.Speaking to the Palestinian Al-Quds television, he said: “We mean the US administration, not the American people, who took to the streets in […]
MEMO | Tuesday, 02 September 2014 11:46 IMAGES The explosives engineering division in the Ministry of Interior in the Gaza Strip yesterday destroyed around five tonnes of unexploded bombs that were launched by the Israeli army on the sector during their latest assault. Imad Al-Amasi, director of the division, told the Anadolu news agency: “Today, […]
Ma’an News Agency | Sept 1, 2014 | 16:57 HEBRON (Ma’an) — Palestinian police rescued a man who tried to commit suicide in Hebron on Monday because he couldn’t find work, police said. Mahmoud Nimir al-Humouz, 29, from al-Fawwar refugee camp, went to the roof of a building belonging to the UN agency for Palestinian […]
This is my last post for the day. Starting in a few minutes we'll be replacing the guts of our website with something newer and better than what we have now, and no one at MoJo is allowed to edit the site until we're done. That will be Tuesday morning according to our tech boffins. I fully expect everything to go flawlessly during this conversion, […]
On Monday, the Intercept published a classified internal NSA document noting that Russian military intelligence mounted an operation to hack at least one US voting software supplier—which provided software related to voter registration files—in the months prior to last year's presidential contest. It has previously been reported that Russia attempted to […]
During a CNN discussion between Butler County Sheriff Richard Jones and Stoneman Douglas High School teacher Sarah Lerner. Lerner explained that there is no reason that she as a teacher should all of the sudden be security guards on top of everything else. “I have no desire to own a gun,...
Two weeks before a gunman fatally shot 17 people at a Florida high school, Bill Lee, the president of the state’s school administrators association, warned lawmakers that Florida’s schools were vulnerable to just such an attack. “It’s not a matter of if, but when,” he...
By Sonali Kolhatkar at Uprising Radio This past Monday saw the deadliest “intentional” attack on Afghan civilians by the US since the start of the ten year long war in Afghanistan. An unnamed US Army staff sergeant walked a mile in the middle of the night to two different villages near his base in southern [...]
Robert Greenwald, Brave New Films & Eli Clifton, Think Progress.org join Thom Hartmann on The Big Picture. An American soldier kills 16 unarmed Afghan civilians. How will this rampage affect US-Afghan relations – and is it time we withdraw from the country altogether? Plus – a twist to this story that should leave us all [...]
After being taken down twice by Blogger within a single week, we got the message:It’s Time To Go. Gates of Vienna has moved to a new address:http://gatesofvienna.net/Not everything over there is fully functional yet, and the internal links still point to this blog, and will for the indefinite future. So all the old material will be left here for archival pur […]
On 25 October, UNESCO Director-General, Irina Bokova, was honored to receive the Honorary Graduate Degree, Doctor of Laws, from King’s College London, at the invitation of Professor Edward Byrne, President and Principal of King’s College London, on behalf of the Council.
The violence plaguing communities across the Central African Republic (CAR) is a reminder that despite the efforts of all stakeholders, the path to peace, stability and reconciliation in the country remains long and difficult, a senior United Nations official told the Security Council on Thursday.
Time series animation of satellite imagery capturing the demolition of multiple villages in Maungdaw township between January 8 and February 19, 2018. (Rangoon) – New satellite imagery reveals the Burmese government has been bulldozing scores of depopulated Rohingya villages in northern Rakhine State, Human Rights Watch said today. The United Nations Securi […]
Written by Ken O’Keefe (September 25, 2016) NOTE: If you read this document fully and view the EXHIBITS, images and videos in order, the verifiable evidence within establishes that Max Igan, William Genske, Susanne Pietz, Samantha Bachman and Richie Allen... Continue Reading →