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Trump Backs Sunni Radical Islam over Moderate Shi’ism

Riyadh (SCF) – President Donald Trump signaled to the nations of the Middle East and Muslim world that he strongly backs radical Sunni Islam, mostly embodied by Saudi Arabia’s brand of Wahhabism, over the emerging moderate Shi’ism on display in Iran. Trump’s first visit to another country as president was Saudi Arabia. Trump was also the only president […]

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[PHOTOS] Yemen Leads World Resistance Against US-Saudi Terror Alliance

Sana’a (GPA) – Yemen– the poorest country in the Arab world– is particularly at risk for the ongoing dangers posed by the US-Saudi alliance. Which (along with Israel) is directly responsible for nearly all terrorist-entities in the region. But even while Yemen is constantly under threat, they’re also setting example on how to resist. Trump met […]

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US and Saudi Arabia, the Imperial Alliance That Creates Terrorism, Vows to ‘Fight’ It

Riyadh (teleSUR) – Trump called on U.S.-backed despots in the Middle East to pick up the fight against terrorism, while shoring up fears against Iran. Just one day after the United States signed off an exorbitant arms deal to Saudi Arabia — continuing in the decades-long imperial alliance between Riyadh and Washington — U.S. President […]

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Erdogan’s Bodyguards in Violent Clash With Protesters in Washington

Washington D.C. (MEE) – Two arrests made during the altercation at the Turkish ambassador’s residence in the US capital. The United States on Wednesday said it was voicing its “strongest possible” concern to Turkey over a street brawl that erupted between protesters and Turkish security personnel during President Tayyip Erdogan’s visit to Washington. Police said the fighting […]

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EXCLUSIVE: Breaking Down The Economic War on Venezuela [Photos]

Caracas (GPA) – There is a lot of negative press lately in the US concerning Venezuela and the country’s current financial crisis. We here at Geopolitics Alert have also noticed that within the alternative media audience there is a willingness to believe some of these stories despite the usual attitude of distrust of the mainstream media. This article […]

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US Sharply Snubs Turkey as It Announces Arms for Syrian Kurds

Raqqa (teleSUR) – While arms supplies for Kurds may clear the road to victory in Raqqa, the move will definitely complicate relations between Washington and Ankara. U.S. President Donald Trump delivered a swift snub to NATO partner Turkey, approving the sale of arms to Kurdish fighters seeking to retake the Syrian city of Raqqa from the […]

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Trump Advisers Call for More Troops to Break Afghan Deadlock

Kabul (Tasnim) – Senior Trump administration and military officials are recommending sending several thousand additional American troops to Afghanistan to try to break a military deadlock in the 15-year war there, in part by pressuring the Taliban to negotiate with the Afghan government. The added troops would allow American advisers to work with a greater number […]

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Trump Plans First Foreign Visits…To Saudi Arabia and Israel

Washington D.C. (GPA) – For those still holding out hope that Trump is going to change US foreign policy the president’s first overseas should make it painfully obvious that this isn’t the case. The White House confirmed an loose itinerary of Trump’s first visits abroad today. On the list of destinations are Saudi Arabia, Israel, […]