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Putin: ‘New Stage’ Reached in Syria, Concessions Needed

Moscow (MEE) – The summit with Turkey’s Erdogan and Iran’s Rouhani comes two days after Putin hosted surprise talks with Syria’s Assad. Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday a “new stage” had been reached in the Syria crisis but achieving a political solution would require compromises from all sides, including the Syrian government. Putin was speaking alongside […]

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Saudi Foreign Policy Fails Again: Hariri Returns to Lebanon, “Suspends” Resignation

Beirut (GPA) – Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri has “suspended” his resignation, marking yet another failure of Saudi foreign policy. Upon his return to Lebanon yesterday, former ex-Prime Minister Saad Hariri met with President Michel Aoun to discuss his current status. Following the meeting, in which, Hariri says Aoun asked him to “put [his resignation] on hold ahead of […]

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Iran, Russia, Turkey Agree on All Issues in Antalya: Lavrov

Tehran (TNA) – Foreign ministers of Iran, Russia, and Turkey on Sunday agreed on all key issues at Syria peace talks in Antalya, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said. “We have gathered to discuss certain issues related to preparations for the summit of the three countries’ president, which is due in Sochi on November 22,” Lavrov […]

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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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Israeli Cable Reveals Plot With Saudis Against Iran

Tel Aviv (GPA) – Israeli broadcaster Channel 10 released a cable yesterday revealing some explosive information. Earlier this week, Geopolitics Alert reported on the resignation of Saudi businessman and Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri. While it was obvious that Hariri’s resignation was an idea cooked up by Saudi Arabia to demonize Lebanon, Hezbollah, and Iran several […]

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Iran’s Zarif: Saudi Arabia Taking Provocative Measures in Region

Tehran (TNA) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif slammed the Riyadh regime for its recent comments against the Islamic Republic and said the kingdom is taking provocative measures in the Middle East region. In a telephone conversation with British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson on Tuesday evening, Zarif rejected as false and provocative the Saudi-led coalition’s recent […]

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Millennium Challenge: When the US Navy Lost a Simulated War With Iran

Washington (GPA) – In 2002 the US Navy carried out war games with one team acting as Iran in a hypothetical conflict. The Navy exercise, known as Millennium Challenge 2002 (MC02), was meant to simulate a war between the US (the ‘Blue’ team) and an unnamed middle eastern nation (the ‘Red’ team) presumed to be […]

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How the Hariri Resignation Fits the Saudi and Israeli Agenda

Beirut (GPA) – Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri’s resignation over the weekend was announced from Saudi Arabia. Following a meeting with Saudi officials this weekend, Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri tendered his resignation citing concerns for his life. According to Hariri, he was afraid to remain in Lebanon any longer, saying he was afraid he would end up […]

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Additional Sanctions against Iran to Isolate US Economically: American Prof.

Washington D.C. (TNA) – A senior professor of anthropology at the University of Minnesota warned against the consequences of Washington’s additional sanctions against Tehran and its withdrawal from the 2015 nuclear deal, saying the US would become “economically isolated” in that case. “If the United States does impose additional sanctions, another effect will be that […]