Sunday, 27 September , 2020

Syria

Trump says he wanted to take out Syria’s Assad but Mattis...

By Brett Samuels 09/15/20 President Trump on Tuesday confirmed a plan was in the works to take out Syrian President Bashar Assad in 2017 and that...

Turkey’s road to diplomacy of loneliness

By Namık Tan Sep.15, 2020 The global image of Turkish foreign policy doesn’t look good, with the country facing loneliness in diplomacy. Our embassies in Syria,...

Wildfires Rage Across Syria in Wake of Increased US-Led Economic Warfare

The combination of a ten year military war, maximum pressure economic sanctions, the deliberate destruction of essential civilian infrastructure and the blatant scorched earth...

Saudi Troops Join U.S. Base In Oil-Rich Northern Syria

By Josh Owens Aug 28, 2020 Twenty Saudi soldiers arrived this week at a U.S. military base close to an oilfield in northeastern Syria, according to...

How much does Erdogan’s ‘coercive diplomacy’ benefit Turkey?

If mishandled, Turkey’s threats of military action could trigger an uncontrolled escalation, leaving Ankara facing difficult choices. By Semih Idiz Aug 27, 2020 President Recep Tayyip Erdogan...

There is a historic change taking place in the Middle East...

The normalisation of relations between Israel and the UAE will help Donald Trump and Benjamin Netanyahu politically – but there are more important things happening By...

Israel Says 1/3 of Syrian Air Defenses Destroyed in Past Two...

IAF says strikes likely to slow down as tensions rise elsewhere Posted on August 13, 2020gories ags The Israeli Air Force has offered new details...

Beirut blasts intensify economic and political crisis in Lebanon

Decades of neoliberal policies have made Lebanon among the most unequal societies in the world, and social and economic discontent is expected to grow...

Lebanon’s Hezbollah leader ‘categorically denies’ storing arms at Beirut blast site

07/08/2020 Hezbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah on Friday strongly denied that his powerful Shiite movement had stored arms at Beirut's port, describing the cataclysmic explosion there...

The Coming Middle East Conflagration

Israel is bracing itself for war with Iranian proxies, as Tehran escalates its provocations. But what will the United States do if conflict comes? By...