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America’s ‘Allies’ Are Setting Up Another Trap for US in the Middle East

Washington (SCF) – Whatever their plans, the stakeholders in the Middle East must remember that clever plans to remake the Middle East have hitherto been remarkable for their inability to anticipate countermoves by opposing forces. Tension is increasing all across the Middle East and the United States is again falling into a trap set up by its so-called […]

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Lebanon’s “Unity Government” Has Been Broken – Not by Iran but by Saudi Arabia

Beirut (AHT) – Lebanon’s Prime Minister Hariri Resigns in Less Than a Year. In December 2016, Lebanon’s parliament overwhelmingly approves a national unity cabinet headed by the Sunni Prime Minister Saad Hariri. Hariri was asked to form the new government, after winning the support of a majority of MPs, including the influential Shia parliamentary Speaker Nabih Berri, who […]

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Middle East Saudi Arabia

Saudis and Kuwait Call on All Citizens to Leave Lebanon Immediately

Beirut (GPA) – The Saudi government has asked all of their citizens to leave Lebanon immediately causing concern that a war is imminent. The latest development in the Saudi debacle has come in the form of an announcement by the kingdom’s Foreign Ministry through the Saudi Press Agency (SPA). According to the statement, an “official […]

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Netanyahu to Shoigu: Israel ‘Won’t Tolerate’ Iranians in Syria

Two Aviv (GPA) – Russia and Israel have reached a deal for a 10-15 kilometer wide buffer zone between the Israeli border and Iranians in Syria. Earlier this week, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met with Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu a day after Israel targeted a Russian-made air defense system in Syria. The two […]

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Analysis Israel & Palestine Middle East

Israel Threatens War with Syria Over Iranian Presence in The Country

Tel Aviv (AHT) – Ayelet Shaked, the Justice Minister of Israel, has just threatened the Syrian government stating that Israel “will do what is necessary” if Syrian President Bashar al-Assad does not keep Iran out of Syria. The Israeli government – who last week bombed a Syrian military outpost, killing two soldiers – have now […]

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Opinion: Resistance and Faith of Galilee

Submitted by Damir Nazarov Reader Submission (GPA) – Galilee is a region of historical importance in the north of Palestine bordering on Lebanon. After Palestine had been occupied, this very region was subject to frequent attacks by Palestinian guerrillas of Fatah and the Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine (DFLP) from the territory of Lebanon. However, the civil […]

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US wants UN Mission in Lebanon to Report on Hezbollah ‘Violations’

Beirut (MEE) – The UN Security Council is set to vote on renewing international peacekeepers’ mandate in Lebanon at the end of the month. The United States wants UN peacekeepers in southern Lebanon to take on an expanded mission and investigate alleged violations by Hezbollah in the volatile area near the border with Israel, Ambassador Nikki Haley said […]

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Resistance & Liberation Day: An Uplifting Follow-Up to Trump’s Tour

Beirut (GPA) – Lebanon’s Resistance and Liberation Day celebration is a powerful and optimistic follow-up to Trump’s dystopian visit to Riyadh and Israel last week. Resistance and Liberation Day takes place on May 25th. It celebrates Lebanon’s victory in 2000 when Israel was forced out of South Lebanon by Hezbollah forces. Which ultimately ended the South […]