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Posted inPolitics and Movements: InternationalPolitics and Movements: USReal News Daily Reports

Iraq’s Prime Minister Agrees to Resign Amidst Largest Protests Since 2003

Iraqi security forces have killed hundreds of protesters who want to uproot the corrupt political system tied to Iran and established after the U.S. occupation. Story Transcript JAISAL NOOR: Welcome to The Real News. I’m Jaisal Noor in Baltimore. In news from Iraq, anti-government protests have swelled into the biggest mass demonstrations the country has […]

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700,000 Displaced as Syria and Turkey Descend into War

Syria and Turkey are fighting each other in the rebel-controlled Idlib region, forcing hundreds of thousands to flee for their lives as the bombings intensify. Story Transcript GREG WILPERT: It’s the Real News Network. I’m Greg Wilpert in Baltimore. War is escalating in Idlib Province of Northwestern Syria. Recent reports say that over 700,000 people […]

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Exclusive Interview: Ex-President Manuel Zelaya – The Crisis in Honduras

Former Honduran President Manuel Zelaya, who was ousted in a coup d’état in 2009, talks to Laura Carlsen about the origins and consequences of the crisis in His country. Story Transcript LAURA CARLSEN: To talk about the current crisis in Honduras we’re here in the offices of the LIBRE party with the former president and […]

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NATO’s Arctic War Exercise Unites Climate Change and WWIII

NATO will hold war games in Norway’s Arctic Circle in March, where it will be supporting climate change-induced resource extraction and increasing the military tension with Russia. Story Transcript This is a rush transcript and may contain errors. It will be updated. Greg Wolpert: It’s the Real News Network. I’m Greg Wolpert in Baltimore. The […]

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Yemen’s Civil War Now Has Three Sides

The Southern Transitional Council wants the city of Aden to secede, the Saudi coalition is breaking up, and the Houthis say they weren’t informed of the US-brokered ceasefire. Story Transcript This is a rush transcript and may contain errors. It will be updated. Kim Brown: Welcome to The Real News, I’m Kim Brown. As the […]

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Globalization, Inequality & the Predictable Corporate Takeover of the WTO (1/2)

The corporate takeover of platforms like the World Trade Organization has been denounced by developing countries and activists for decades and today the denunciations are reflected in rebuttals to pro-corporate machinations like those unpacked in this series of presentations at the 2018 World Trade Organization Public Forum Story Transcript LYNN FRIES: It’s The Real News, […]

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Iraqi Protesters Storm the American Embassy in Baghdad — But There’s More to the Story

Tens of thousands of people in Iraq are demonstrating against the government there, the United States, and Iran. York University’s Thabit Abdullah explains that at the heart of the story is Iraq torn asunder by the United States. Story Transcript MARC STEINER: Welcome to The Real News. I’m Marc Steiner. Good to have you all […]

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Will the Disappearance of Journalist Jamal Khashoggi Bring Down the US-Saudi Alliance?

Journalist James M. Dorsey says Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman (MBS) has suffered significant reputational damage on the eve of a major global trade conference known as Vision 2030 or  “Davos in the Desert” Story Transcript SHARMINI PERIES: It’s The Real News Network. I’m Sharmini Peries, coming to you from Baltimore. The anger over […]

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‘Obscene’ Bipartisan Applause for NATO in Congress

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg addresses a joint session of the U.S. Congress fanning the fire of a ‘Russian threat.’ Peter Kuznick says it is an ‘obscene bipartisan spectacle applauding war’; Pietro Shakarian discusses the self-serving NATO expansion and the hyperbolic Russia threat narrative Story Transcript SHARMINI PERIES: It’s The Real News Network. I’m Sharmini […]