Daily Archives: May 11, 2017

Kurdish YPG Vows to Build Free Syria Following US Decision to Arm Militia

The Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) militia proclaim to “build free Syria” using the arms provided to them by the United States, according YPG spokesman Redur Xelil.

‘A Better Future’: Why Syria’s French Voters Chose Le Pen Over Macron

Syria became the only country in the world where French voters supported National Front leader Marine Le Pen during last week’s presidential runoff in France, according to the results of voting abroad published the French Foreign Ministry.

Մայք Սարեան՝ Առողջապահական Մարզի Լաւագոյն 25 Տնօրէններու Շարքին

ՇԻՔԱԿՕ.- «Մոտըրն Հելթքեր» թերթը, որ առողջապահութեան մարզին մասին լուրերու եւ ուսումնասիրութեանց նուիրուած հեղինակաւոր հրատարակութիւն մըն է, կազմած է առողջապահական մարզի ընկերութեանց լաւագոյն 25 տնօրէններու 2017ի ցանկը, որուն մէջ ընդգրկուած է նաեւ հայազգի բարերար Մայք Սարեան։

Egypt’s annual urban consumer price inflation reaches 31.5% in April

Reuters

CAIRO: Egypt’s annual urban consumer price inflation hit a three-decade high in April, adding pressure on the government to lower prices before the holy month of Ramadan begins at the end of the month.

Bitcoin market cap adds $1 billion in 24 hours as price soars past $1,700

The price of bitcoin has reached a new record against the US dollar, extending a recent rally that has doubled the market value of all virtual currencies since the beginning of 2017.

Libya, Nigeria, And Iraq – A Triple Threat To The OPEC Deal

By Nick Cunningham

Saudi Arabia’s energy minister Khalid al-Falih tried to put the markets at ease by all but confirming that OPEC would extend its production cuts through the end of the year. He tried to talk up oil prices even further by hinting that the group might even agree to a 9-month extension.

US may expand airline electronics ban beyond Middle East

Washington is considering broadening the restrictions of electronic devices on flights to the United States beyond the current ban on several Middle Eastern countries, according to an official.

و«القوات» تشيد بالإداء الحكومي لحزب الله

مرة بعد أخرى، يثبت ان اللعبة السياسية في لبنان هي كناية عن رمال متحركة ومتموجة، تتقلب معها الاحوال من حين الى آخر، حتى باتت أعمار التحالفات والخصومات تطول وتقصر تبعا للاقدار… والقدرات. بعد سنوات من انتشار «موضة» 8 و 14 آذار، اختلطت الاوراق وتبعثرت المواقع في خضم المعركة الرئاسية التي افرزت اصطفافا جديدا، اتخذ احد اشكاله الصارخة بدعم سعد الحريري ترشيح سليمان فرنجية ودعم سمير جعجع ترشيح ميشال عون، قبل ان يكتمل المشهد السوريالي مع قرار رئيس «المستقبل» بانتخاب الجنرال رئيسا للجمهورية.

Lavrov trolls NBC before Trump meeting as US media, Democrats lose it over Russia

The visit of Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov to Washington sent Democrats and US mainstream media into a renewed frenzy, with many seeing a sinister connection with President Donald Trump firing FBI Director James Comey the day before.

Why Goldman Thinks You Should Go Long On Oil

By Nick Cunningham

As pessimism sweeps over the oil market, a few prominent voices are unbowed, arguing that the market is well on its way towards balance.

Lavrov: Trump admin are business people, dialogue free from ideological bias

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Russia and the US should seek ways to solve international problems together, despite any difficulties in relations, following a meeting with US President Donald Trump.

Senate Intel Committee subpoenas Michael Flynn for docs relating to Russia

The Senate Select Intelligence Committee has subpoenaed President Donald Trump’s former national security advisor, Michael Flynn, sending a clear message that the investigation into alleged Russian interference in the 2016 election is moving forward.

CIA consolidates assets, expertise & ‘creativity’ against ‘North Korea target’

The CIA has created a dedicated unit to monitor Pyongyang’s nuclear and ballistic missile programs amid reignited fears that North Korea’s sixth nuke test is imminent, and claims that the agency was planning a biochem attack against Kim Jong-un.

US arming of Kurdish forces in Syria, unproductive: Analyst

Mike Harris, editor of Veterans Today, believes the US arming of Kurdish forces in Syria will not be productive, adding that Washington needs to step back and have a “diplomatic approach” to the conflict.

Snatched producer Paul Feig on cracking Hollywood’s female comedy wall

The director, writer and producer behind some of the funniest female-led comedies, including the new Goldie Hawn-Amy Schumer adventure Snatched, says his work is a force for good.

Sarah Thomas

White House protesters demand probe of Comey dismissal

A large number of Americans have held a demonstration in front of the White House to protest against President Donald Trump, with some calling him a fascist leader.

Brazil’s ex-president Lula decries corruption trial

Brazil’s leftist former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has been grilled by a judge in a trial over corruption allegations for almost five hours, later announcing his plan to seek a third term in office.

CIA opens new center to monitor North Korea

The US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has announced the establishment of a Korea Mission Center, which it says will focus on countering military threats coming from North Korea.

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