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UN Khashoggi Probe May Spark Criminal Complaint, Analysts Say

New York (MEE) – Human rights activists and lawyers highlight the significance the of UN’s Khoshoggi probe and stress the importance of international follow-through. A United Nations probe into the death of Jamal Khashoggi will not immediately land any of the Saudi journalist’s killers behind bars, but it may kickstart a process that could lead to sanctions and […]

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The Islamic Republic Getting Stronger Despite Sanctions: Tehran Times Editor

Tehran (GPA) – Iran’s influence is growing, regardless of the steps the US is taking although the EU will follow Washington according to Tehran Times editor Mohammad Ghaderi. An interview conducted by contributor Damir Nazarov. Damir: How effective do you think the American policy of sanctions has been on Iran? Would you say it is having any success? Mohammad […]

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Gazans Demonstrate in Support of Venezuelan President Maduro

Gaza (MEMO) – Dozens of Palestinians in the Gaza Strip on Monday staged a rally in support of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, who is currently facing an attempted coup, Anadolu Agency reports. The rally, organized by the Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine (DFLP), was held outside the UN’s office in Gaza City. Demonstrators chanted pro-Maduro slogans, such as, “Greetings […]

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Russia and Turkey to Act to Stabilize Syria’s Idlib Province

Ankara (MEMO) – Russian President Vladimir Putin held talks with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday after which the Russian leader said the two men had discussed how they planned to stabilize the situation in Syria’s Idlib province, says Reuters. The Russian Foreign Ministry said earlier on Wednesday that the situation in the region, where Moscow and Ankara have tried […]

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Former US Envoy: Most ISIS Support Comes From Turkey-Syria Border

Washington (TM) – “I probably spent most of my time in our first year on the job … in Ankara because most of the material coming to fuel the ISIS war machine frankly was coming across the border from Turkey to Syria,” said former US envoy to the international anti-ISIS coalition Brett McGurk, the Rudaw new website reported. […]

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Leaked Secret Documents: 23 Detainees Killed in UAE-Run Prisons in Yemen

Aden (AM) – A leaked document revealed the killing of 23 Yemeni detainees inside the secret prisons of the UAE in Aden. According to a report by the Gulf Online website, a statement by detainees in the prison of Bir Ahmad, revealed to the Minister of the Interior, appointed from the Saudi aggression coaliton, Ahmed […]

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Saudi Cleric Detained in Crackdown Dies: Activists

Riyadh (TNA) – A prominent Saudi cleric died after five months in detention, his family and rights activists said, amid heightened criticism of Riyadh’s human rights record following the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Ahmed al-Amari, who previously served as a dean at Islamic University in Medina, was transferred to a government hospital earlier this […]

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Netanyahu Blasts Media, Political Foes Over Legal Problems

Tel Aviv (MEE) – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Saturday released a video accusing the media and left-wing opponents of pressuring the attorney general to indict him ahead of April polls. Police have recommended Netanyahu’s indictment in three separate corruption investigations, and the attorney general is expected to announce his decision on whether to charge the prime […]

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Lindsey Graham Becomes AKP Mouthpiece After Turkey Trip

Ankara (GPA) – Following a short trip to Turkey, US Senator Lindsey Graham has become a de facto spokesman for Turkish President Erdogan and the AKP. US Senator from South Carolina, Lindsey Graham has been working harder than ever since President Donald Trump announced his decision to pull American troops out of Syria. This week he put […]

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United States to Purchase 2 Israeli Iron Dome Missile Systems

Washington (MEMO) – The United States plans to buy two Iron Dome anti-missile defense systems from Israel. Israel’s Yedioth Ahronoth reported yesterday that the US administration had asked Congress for $373 million to buy the two systems from Israel. The US rarely buys armed systems from other countries due to national security considerations, but also because the US usually has […]

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