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In Saudi Speech, Trump Declares Absolute War Between Good and Evil By
In his four months in office, President Trump has steadily been rebranding himself away from the outsider candidate willing to drift far afield of the conventional wisdom of US leadership, and toward a rarely well-spoken, and oftentimes...
Trump Sparks War Of Words With Iran In Fiery Middle East Speeches By
Donald Trump sparked a war of words with Iran on Monday, as the US president used two speeches in Saudi Arabia and Israel to accuse Tehran of funding terrorism and fuelling “the fires of sectarian conflict and terror”. Speaking alongside Israel’s president,...
As The CIA Resumes Arming Rebels, Trump Escalates Proxy War In Syria By
Back in February, it was quietly reported that the CIA had discontinued its support program to rebels in Syria. A month later, a knowledgeable source from the region disclosed to me that the Trump administration and the Saudi defense minister, Prince Mohammed bin Salman,...
Jewish Life In Iran Was ‘Always Better Than In Europe’ By
Iran is frequently at odds with Israel, despite having the second biggest Jewish community in the Middle East. DW’s Theresa Tropper spoke with the director of Tehran’s Jewish Committee, about why that is the case. DW: How is life as a Jew in the Islamic Republic? Siamak...
As US Airstrikes Claim More Civilian Lives, Trump Admin Accuses Syria Of Mass Executions By
The Trump administration is accusing the Syrian government carrying out mass killings of thousands of prisoners and burning the dead bodies in a large crematorium outside the capital. The State Department says about 50 detainees a day are being hanged at Saydnaya (Said-nay-ah)...
4 Reasons Why Saudi Arabia May Cease To Exist By
Saudi Arabia considers itself as the leading nation of the Arab world and at times the entire Muslim world. Most Arabs and most Muslims do not agree. Saudi Arabia is indeed a country that many Arabs hate and many Muslims have grown to reject because of the extreme and intolerant...
Turkey Backs Russian-Iranian Plan For Syrian Safe Zones – U.S. Responds By Arming Kurds By
WASHINGTON, D.C.– On Tuesday, President Donald Trump continued to mimic the Obama administration’s stance on Syria by approving a plan to arm the Syrian Kurdish militia known as the People’s Protection Units (YPG). Little is known about the details of the plan,...
US Carrier Parked Off Iran’s Coast Complains Iranian Surveillance A ‘Nuisance’ By
The USS George H.W. Bush, an American aircraft carrier parked perpetually off the coast of Iran, appears to have attracted the attention of Iran, and officials say that Iran’s use of surveillance drones to keep an eye on the massive US warship is a “nuisance.” Officials...
New Russia, Syria Deal Bans American Planes From Syrian Airspace By
Russia’s lead negotiator at the Astana Peace Talks, Alexander Levrentyev has confirmed that US coalition planes will be banned from flying over the Syrian safe-zones established in a key Memorandum at the Astana Peace talks. As the Astana group which is comprised of...
Iran, Russia And Turkey Sign Pact Creating Syria Safe Zones By
Russian, Iran and Turkey have signed a memorandum supporting the creation of Moscow-backed safe zones in Syria. An AFP reporter at peace talks in the Kazakh capital Astana saw the heads of the delegations – who represent the three countries sponsoring the negotiations...