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Trump Demands Release of Jailed Iranian Protesters

Washington (MEE) – The White House on Wednesday demanded that Iran release people its security forces rounded up during countrywide protests, increasing pressure on Tehran as US President Donald Trump weighs the future of a key nuclear deal. “The Trump Administration is deeply concerned by reports that the Iranian regime has imprisoned thousands of ‎Iranian citizens in […]

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What’s Driving Turkey’s Recent Emergence as a Middle East Power?

Ankara (MPN) – Many observers believed Erdogan wouldn’t be able to maintain his authoritarian political machine as well as maintain this economic growth, but the foreign policy of Turkey has countered these projections, leading Ankara to expand opportunities by partnering with everyone from Iran to the U.K. Over the last decade or so, the West […]

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Tapes Reveal Egypt Accepts Trump’s Jerusalem Move, Protests Publicly

Cairo (MEE) – An Egyptian intelligence officer urged a number of prominent talk show hosts in the country to persuade their viewers to accept the US position that Jerusalem is the capital of Israel, the New York Times reported. In four audio recordings obtained by the Times, Captain Ashraf al-Kholi reportedly told the hosts that conflict with Israel […]

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North, South Korea to Hold Talks Next Week, Trump Takes Credit

Pyongyang (TLS) – North and South Korea have scheduled talks for Jan. 9, forsee window for peace and reconciliation. North and South Korea announced Friday that they will hold official peace talks on Jan. 9 after Pyongyang sent a statement accepting Seoul’s offer for dialogue next week. The talks will be held at the Peace House, […]

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US after Regional Instability, Iranian Defense Minister Warns

Tehran (TNA) – Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami warned about US plots against some regional nations and said Washington is seeking to create instability in the region in line with the interests of the Israeli regime. In a telephone conversation with his Pakistani counterpart Khurram Dastgir Khan on Thursday, Brigadier General Hatami said the […]

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Pakistan Ditches Dollar for Yuan Following Trump’s Abusive Rhetoric

Islamabad (GPA) – Following condemnations by several members of the Trump Regime, Pakistan has decided they’ve taken enough western abuse and have dropped the US dollar. Several months ago when US President Donald Trump announced his strategy for the Afghan war, he also uttered similar platitudes to past presidents about reforming the alliance between the […]

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Iranian Official to Trump: ‘Don’t Get Excited!’

Tehran (TNA) – Senior adviser to the Iranian Parliament Speaker for international affairs Hossein Amir Abdollahian called on US President Donald Trump not to “get excited” over recent protests in Iran against high prices. “Mr. Trump don’t get excited. People’s economic demands are different to rioters. Iranians prefer national security & religious democracy as practiced […]

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Middle East Palestine

Trump ‘thought he could seal Israel-Palestine deal in a year’: Report

Al Quds (MEE) – US President Donald Trump believed he would be able to secure a peace deal between the Palestinians and Israel in less than a year and was surprised by his predecessors’ failure to resolve the issue, a Palestinian official involved in talks with the White House has told Turkey’s Anadolu news agency. “At the beginning, […]

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Under Trump US Doubles Drone Strikes in Somalia

Washington DC (TLS) – The Trump administration has loosened the rules of engagement allowing it to carry out more deadly drone strikes in Somalia and Yemen. The United States said Wednesday it had carried out a new drone strike in Somalia, killing 13 extremist al-Shabab militants, bringing the number of drone strikes on the country to […]

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Trump Snubs Russia Approving Arms Sales for Ukraine

Washington (GPA) – In a move likely to further erode US-Russian relations, the Trump regime has approved weapons sales to Ukraine. While Trump apologists spent last week pretending the US President was finally making good on his promise “to improve relations with Russia” by helping foil a terror attack, behind the scenes a much more […]