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MSNBC Ignores Catastrophic US-Backed War in Yemen

New York (FAIR) – For the popular US cable news network MSNBC, the largest humanitarian catastrophe in the world is apparently not worth much attention—even as the US government has played a key role in creating and maintaining that unparalleled crisis. An analysis by FAIR has found that the leading liberal cable network did not run a single segment […]

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Erdogan: Won’t Extradite Terrorists to US Until Gulen is Returned

Ankara (GPA) – Turkish President Recep Erdogan has said he will no longer extradite terrorists to the US until the exiled cleric is returned. Erdogan announced his new policy yesterday at a meeting of local administrative officials at the presidential palace in Ankara. The move is meant to step up the pressure for the US to return ex-Erdogan […]

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Syrian ‘Rebels’ Flaunt Turkish Equipment in Idlib [VIDEO]

Damascus (GPA) – Militants in Idlib release photos and a video showing off their Turkish military equipment. As the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) offensive in Idlib province heats up, besieged rebel coalitions are putting up a fair amount of resistance. One factor enabling these rebels is apparently an influx of new Turkish equipment, which signals […]

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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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Saudi Arabia is Reportedly Looking to Buy Israel’s Anti-missile Iron Dome System

Riyadh (YE) – Relations between Riyadh and Tel Aviv seem to be growing closer as reports suggest that Saudi Arabia is considering purchasing Israel’s anti-missile Iron Dome system. Yemeni forces often launch attacks in Saudi territory in response to the ongoing airstrike campaign, military aggression, and blockade. The Swiss paper Basler Zeitung reported this week that Saudi […]

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Turkey Summons Russia and Iran to Protect Syrian Rebels in Idlib

Damascus (GPA) – Turkey has called on the Syrian Army to halt their advance into territory under control of Syrian rebels Idlib. The renewed relations between Turkey, Russia, and Iran seem to have hit a roadblock when earlier today Russia’s and Iran’s ambassadors were summoned to the Turkish Foreign Ministry. Ankara’s reasons for summoning the […]

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Netanyahu’s Son Boasts of Father’s Gas Deal at Strip Club

Tel Aviv (MEMO) – A recording emerged yesterday of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s son Yair boasting that his father had set up a $20 billion business deal for businessman and gas tycoon Kobi Maimon. Published by the Israel Television News Company, the report has stirred renewed controversy at a time when Netanyahu is being investigated on allegations […]

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Israel Carried out 3 Major Assaults in Syria: Army Officials

Damascus (TeleSUR) – Early Tuesday, Syrian army officials said Israel carried out three separate assaults, on its territories, using jets and ground-to-ground missiles. The army’s statement said the attack was a “flagrant Israeli aggression” and it will hold Israel “fully responsible for its consequences.” The statement further detailed that the Israeli jets targeted the al-Qutaifa area near Damascus, […]

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Yemen Warns: We Will Cut Off Red Sea Access if Aggression Continues

Sana’a (AMN) – Yemen will not hesitate to cut off the international shipping route in the Red Sea if the Saudi-led coalition will not cease with its attack against major port city Al-Hudaydah. This was said by Yemeni president Saleh Ali al-Sammad on Monday. Saleh Ali al-Sammad, who is the chairman of the Supreme Council […]

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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 […]