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GTN – Europe (Nothern Ireland)

EUROPE

  • NORTHERN IRELAND: The New IRA, a dissident Irish republican group in Northern Ireland, could have ties to Hezbollah and other militant groups in the Middle East, according to intelligence gathered by the UK security services. The Middle Eastern groups may be providing the New IRA with both funds and weapons.

SOURCE: MIDDLE EAST MONITOR

 

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Anti-Goverment Protests

United Kindom

UNITED KINDOM

  • UNITED KINDOM: Thousands of protesters from across the UK gathered in London’s Trafalgar Square on Saturday to protest against coronavirus restrictions and reject mass vaccinations. The demonstration mirrored an event in Berlin on Saturday, which drew 18,000 coronavirus skeptics (see also GGN Anti-government protests August 2020).

SOURCE: THE GUARDIAN

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Anti-Terrorism Actions (Lithuania)

ANTI-TERRORISM ACTIONS:

  • LITHUANIA: Lithuania bans Hezbollah members from entry the country. Lithuania says the move was in solidarity with the US, Germany, the UK and the Netherlands, who view Hezbollah in its entirety as a terror group. Israel has welcomed Lithuania’s decision.  

SOURCE: DW

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Anti-Goverment Protests

Belarus

BELARUS:

  • BELARUS:  Mass protests broke out in major cities across Belarus as authorities said long-time President Alexander Lukashenko was on course to secure a sixth consecutive term following an election that the opposition said was rigged. At least one person was killed and dozens were injured in clashes between police and protesters. Lukashenko said that protests had been orchestrated by Poland, the United Kingdom, and the Czech Republic.

SOURCES: DWTASS