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Sectarian terrorism in Iraq

  • Since the emergence of the terrorist Islamic State (IS), we have repeatedly heard one statement at any and every meeting between Arab and western officials, particularly US officials: “The two sides agreed on the need for coordination in the fight against IS,” or something along these lines. This...
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Ghannouchi’s stand on Hezbollah terrorism

  • In an attempt to justify the statements he made after the Gulf states and the Council of Arab Interior Ministers classified Hezbollah as a terrorist organization, Rachid Ghannouchi said that his party cannot absolutely declare Hezbollah’s activities as “terrorist”. The leader of the Tunisian...
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Aleppo and the international farce

  • What is happening in Syria is a real international farce, especially the crimes that are being committed in Aleppo and in the surrounding areas. The UN, US and the West are witnesses to this farce.While Assad’s regime continues to besiege Aleppo with the support of Russia, US Secretary of State...
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Two important lessons from Saudi Arabia and the UAE

  • In Saudi Arabia the Council of Ministers, chaired by Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah, issued a ruling that requires state ministries to appoint spokespeople and respond to the media, whilst in the UAE, it was announced that four Twitter accounts tracing back to Abu Dhabi had been...
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Even Hezbollah and Israel agree

  • Even Hezbollah and the Israeli prime minister could not ignore the Houla massacre in Syria, whose death toll stands at around 108, mostly women and children, and have condemned this. The question that must be asked here is: If Hezbollah and Israel have agreed to condemn the massacres in Syria,...
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Annan is frustrated…this is a disaster!

  • UN envoy Kofi Annan expressed his frustration at the situation in Syria, saying “we have run out of patience, we are not grateful to the killings. I’m the first to condemn these operations and I want the acceleration of the plan.” Annan also acknowledged that Syria is sliding...
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Assad has made it simple

  • The tyrant of Damascus resolved the entire debate, at Arab and international level, and even among some spectra of the Syrian opposition, about the possibility of a diplomatic solution in Syria, when he announced in his speech yesterday that Syria is not in a crisis, and that he is proceeding to...
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Syria: Returning to Moscow

  • Prince Saud Al-Faisal called on the Russians to reconsider their position on Syria, urging them to support the peaceful transfer of power in Damascus. A White House spokesman said that Washington has begun to prepare for the post-Assad period, at the same time that the deputy Russian foreign...
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Why are Russians still supporting Assad?

  • It appears that the Russians are increasing their embrace of Bashar Assad today, more than at any time before. Evidence of this can be seen in what Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said during the press conference with his Iranian counterpart in Tehran, namely that Moscow is prepared to...
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Egypt: A setback or a correction?

  • ANYBODY looking at the bigger picture in Egypt, away from previous positions or what is being repeated by some media outlets with regards to clichés and public polls, will find that Egypt is now — following the dissolution of Parliament by the Supreme Constitutional Court’s...
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