Tag: NGO

John Kerry, Mohammad Javad Zarif

Iran Gets $215 Billion, West Gets Cheap Oil

The termination of nuclear sanctions means Iran will pocket about $215 billion in cash, sell another million barrels of oil a day (bpd), and produce 5 million more bpd within 10 years; while the West gets 20 years of cheap oil.

Syrian Emergency Task Force

U.S. Advocacy Group Claims Russia Bombed Its Syrian Office

A U.S. non-governmental organization called the Syrian Emergency Task Force told Foreign Policy their field office in the Idlib province was hit by a Russian airstrike on Saturday. Other civilian damage in the area has been reported, and the strike is being cited as evidence Russia is not focusing its attention on Islamic State targets, as it frequently claims.

Jonathan Hoenig

Israel Asks UK And Other EU States To Stop Funding Anti-Israel Organisations

Israel’s Deputy Foreign Minister, Tzipi Hotovely has told European foreign ministers, their deputies and several European ambassadors that their governments, including the UK’s, provide financial assistance to non-governmental organisations (NGOs) that “actively blacken Israel’s name around the world.” The European Jewish Press reports Hotovely (below

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Pakistan Closes Save the Children for Alleged ‘Anti-State’ Activities

The Pakistani government ordered the Save the Children NGO to leave the country in 15 days. Officials claim the group participated in “anti state” activities. “Save the Children was not served any notice to this effect,” stated the organization. “We strongly object to this action and are raising our serious concerns at the highest levels.”