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Saudi Crown Prince Wins Time Readers’ Person of the Year

Washington D.C. (TLS) – The prince is one of the main strongest proponents of Saudi Arabia’s illegal intervention in Yemen. Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has been voted Time magazine readers’ Person of the Year by a large margin. Despite the prince’s victory among readers, the readers’ Person of the Year and the Person […]

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How Come Military Contractors Are Doing All of Washington’s Dirty Work?

Washington DC (NEO) – It is no secret that the last couple decades saw an abrupt increase in the number of private military companies or private security contractors (PMCs), the overall budgets of some easily surpass the military budgets of certain sovereign states. The turning point in the creation of such companies occurred in 1995 during military […]

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Four Effects of the Blockade Against Venezuela

Caracas (VNA) – The financial blockade directly affects routine international payments for goods and services. 1. Funds were frozen for the import of insulin Ever since President Donald Trump’s imposition of US financial sanctions against Venezuela in August, the Venezuelan state has confronted various difficulties trying to import medicines and foodstuffs not produced domestically. The financial blockade directly […]

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Saudi Arabia Arrests Second Richest Man in Kingdom

Riyadh (MEMO) – Saudi authorities have arrested Mohammed Hussein Al-Amoudi, a dual national with Saudi and Ethiopian citizenship and is reportedly the second richest Saudi, after Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal. While bin Talal’s arrest has gained most media attention. Al-Amoudi’s arrest is especially important because it could potentially destabilize the economy of an entire country, according to Middle East […]

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Kurt Volker, US Envoy for Ukraine Is About to Fail in His Mission

Moscow (SCF) – “Kurt Volker is an experienced and tough-minded diplomat who knows how to combine principles and pragmatism into policy. He is widely respected across the political spectrum,” said Paul Saunders, the executive director of the Center for the National Interest and a former George W. Bush administration official, in his comments on Kurt Volker’s appointment as the Trump […]

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Qatar Leader Plans to Attend GCC Summit Amid Boycott

Doha (MEE) – Qatar’s Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani will attend a crucial summit of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) this coming week, Doha’s foreign minister said on Sunday. Speaking at a forum, Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani said Qatar’s leader has accepted the invitation to attend, amid the region’s worst political crisis in years. “I will […]