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Iran, Russia, Turkey Sign Memorandum on Establishing De-Escalation Zones in Syria

Astana (GPA) – Participants of the intra-Syrian negotiations that wrapped up in the Kazakh capital city of Astana on Thursday have adopted a document on creating four security zones in the Arab country, a report said. According to the document, Russia proposed to set up security zones in the Idlib province, to the north of […]

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The Real WMD in Syria – West’s Weapon of Mass Disorientation

Damascus (SCF) – A senior Rand analyst, inadvertently, gave the game away in a recent article inculpating Syrian President Bashar al Assad over the alleged toxic massacre of civilians on April 4. The Rand Corporation, a longtime conduit for CIA propaganda, wrote: «The use of chemical weapons today provokes international condemnation… Those who order their deployment risk being charged […]

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Hamas Drops Hard Line Rhetoric on Israel, Seeks pre-1967 Borders

Doha (GPA) – Yesterday the Palestinian Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas) removed some of the harsher rhetoric towards Israel from their 1988 charter, but Tel Aviv isn’t buying it. Speaking at a press conference in Doha, Qatar, exiled Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal laid out changes to the founding charter of the radical organization turned political party […]

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Al-Qaeda Admits to Being a US Ally in Yemen

Sana’a (GPA) – The current leader of al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), Qasim al-Rimi, announced this week that the Sunni terrorist organization frequently fights right alongside US and Saudi-backed forces. Here at Geopolitics Alert, we’ve always stressed the fact that al-Qaeda is a de facto US-ally in Yemen and AQAP leader Qasim al-Rimi seems to agree with us. […]

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Merkel Calls for End to Saudi Airstrikes in Yemen

Berlin (Tasnim) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel called for an end to Saudi Arabian airstrikes in Yemen, during a visit to the Saudi coastal city of Jeddah on Sunday.  “We do not believe that there can be a military solution to this conflict,” Merkel said, expressing support for the UN-led attempt to find a diplomatic solution. […]

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Israel ‘Draws Red Line’ in Syria

Damascus (GPA) – Following another Israeli air strike near Damascus, Tel Aviv has now taken a clear position on the Syrian conflict. After 6 years of alleged Israeli “neutrality” in the Syrian conflict, the government has finally announced a semi-official “red line.” The new limits Israel is placing on their neighbors own military matters is […]

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Saudis Hire World’s Biggest PR Firm to Push ‘Muslim NATO’

Riyadh (MEE) – An international public relations firm is facing accusations of complicity in “whitewashing” alleged Saudi Arabian war crimes in Yemen after signing a deal to represent a Riyadh-dominated military alliance dubbed the “Muslim Nato”. Middle East Eye understands that Saudi Deputy Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman hired Burson-Marsteller last month to wage a […]

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Twitter Censoring Coverage of War in Yemen

Sana’a (GPA) – Yesterday Geopolitics Alert published an article breaking down the war in Yemen. We explained what’s happening, why it’s happening, and who is involved. Well Twitter blocked the article. It didn’t contain any graphic or objectionable content, which means coverage of Yemen is probably what’s being censored. This is the message we saw after our […]

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Iran Becomes S Korea’s No.2 Oil Supplier in 1st Quarter of 2017

Seoul (Tasnim) – Iran ranked as South Korea’s second-biggest oil exporter over the first three months of 2017 for the first time ever, a report said. South Korea’s March imports from Iran more than doubled from a year ago to a record of 18.54 million barrels, or 597,935 barrels per day (bpd), data from state-run Korea […]

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Yemen Suffers, US Profits: Here’s What’s Happening in Yemen

Sana’a (GPA) – Most outlets do not cover the war in Yemen and the few that do cover it do a pretty bad job. So let’s peel away the western propaganda. Here’s what’s happening in Yemen. Why it’s happening. And why the United States is so invested in this war. For over 2 years, Saudi […]

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