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Khomeinism is malice

  • Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif wrote a strange article in the New York Times calling for unity against “Wahhabism.” Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir replied in an article at The Wall Street Journal stating the crimes of the Iranian Khomeini regime.The truth is, the world...
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The Syrian impasse

  • ASHARQ Al-Awsat published an exclusive story about the Kerry-Lavrov agreement on the Syria crisis two days ago. It summarized what US Secretary of State John Kerry communicated to his European counterparts in Brussels, after his lengthy meetings with the Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and...
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Hezbollah caught unawares?

  • Hezbollah has accused the Syrian opposition of killing its most prominent military commander in Lebanon and Syria Mustafa Badreddine by targeting one of the group’s centers in Damascus with artillery fire. Who will believe that? The director of the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights told Reuters...
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Tehran in a fix

  • The deputy coordinator of the Iranian Army’s Ground Forces General Amir-Ali Arasteh announced that his country would send “special forces from Brigade 65 and other units to Syria to work as advisers” and added that Iran might decide at some point to use Special Forces and snipers, as military...
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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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Time for Arab-Iraqi rapprochement

  • In an interview published in this newspaper on Saturday, Iraqi Defense Minister Khaled Al-Obaidi said that Iraq’s current government “has announced its political favoritism by opening up to all Arab brothers without exceptions.” The minister specifically talked about Saudi Arabia saying that it...
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Is Abadi staging a coup in Iraq?

  • After weeks of protests in Iraq calling for an end to corruption; and seeking better government services and wide-ranging reforms, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi has proposed canceling the country’s multiple vice president and deputy prime minister posts, as part of a series of measures to...
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A race against time

  • Following setbacks for the criminal of Damascus Bashar Assad, most recently Syrian rebels taking control of a strategic military base close to Deraa, the Syrian government has announced a monthly bonus of $37 (10,000 Syrian Pounds) and one hot meal a day for soldiers fighting on the front lines...
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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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Post-Assad Iran

  • The phrase “post-Assad Syria” has become widespread today, especially with the bulk of influential Western countries mobilizing, along with, we assume, the Arab states, in order to focus on the phase after the fall, or departure, of Bashar Assad. However, there is another matter that...
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