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Saudi Chamber of Commerce Warns Against Investing in Turkey

Riyadh (TM) -Ajlan Al-Ajlan, chairman of the Riyadh Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI), has warned Saudi investors against making any investments in Turkey, citing the worsening economic situation and high risks for investors, the Saudi Gazette reported on Sunday. “The RCCI has received several complaints from Saudi investors in Turkey who faced problems threatening their investments,” […]

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Media Silent as So-called “Rebels” Reveal Progressive 2030 Yemen National Vision Strategy

Sana’a (GPA) – Sana’a’s revolutionary government recently revealed a 2030 Yemen National Vision strategy to lift the country into the modern era. The National Vision will enact sweeping reforms to empower women, impoverished populations, marginalized groups, those with special needs, and people throughout all aspects of society. Unsurprisingly, the Yemen National Vision release went completely […]

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Who Really Gains from the Gulf Ship ‘Sabotage’

Washington D.C. (SCF) – After dramatic and patently scripted warnings of “Iranian aggression” by bellicose US officials, there then follows – conveniently enough – an alleged sabotage incident in the Persian Gulf region implicating Iran. Meanwhile, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo poses with a straight face that his country doesn’t want war with Iran. […]

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Militants Preparing Provocation with Chemical Weapons in Syria

Damascus (TNA) – Militants from Jebhat al-Nusra terrorist group are preparing a provocation to accuse Russian servicemen of using chemical weapons in Syria, the Russian Center for reconciliation of the conflicting sides said on Friday. Militants from Jebhat al-Nusra terrorist group are preparing a provocation to accuse Russian servicemen of using chemical weapons in Syria, […]

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Coalition Terror Attacks in Yemen Target the Densely Packed Capital Killing or Injuring 70

Sana’a (GPA) – The US-backed Saudi-led coalition has carried out a series of sweeping terror attacks on residential areas of Yemen’s capital killing or injuring dozens. While Yemeni forces restrict their attacks to military and economic targets to limit civilian deaths, the Saudi coalition routinely targets civilian infrastructure to inflict the highest number of casualties. […]

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US Issues Security Alert Ordering Non-Emergency Staff to Depart Iraq

Washington (MEMO) – The US State Department has issued a security alert and ordered staff to evacuate Iraq amid escalating tensions with neighboring Iran. The alert posted on the US embassy in Iraq today read: “The U.S. State Department has ordered the departure of non-emergency U.S. Government employees from Iraq, both at the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad […]

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Turkey Planning to Tap $6.6 Billion From Central Bank Reserves

Ankara (TM) -Turkey’s Treasury ministry is working on legislation to transfer the central bank’s 40 billion lira ($6.6 billion) in legal reserves to the government’s budget to shore it up, three economic officials told Reuters. The budget deficit is deeper than expected, said the sources, who requested anonymity because they were not authorized to speak publicly. It […]

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Erdogan: Turkey Not Seeking ‘Alternatives’ to Its Relations With the West

Ankara (TM) -Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said Turkey’s decision to purchase a Russian-made S-400 missile defense system doesn’t mean that it is seeking “alternatives” to its relations with the West. Erdoğan was speaking Monday during a NATO meeting in Ankara attended by alliance Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg. The comments came amid a deepening rift with the […]

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CIA Warns Palestinian Activist of Saudi Threat on His Life

Riyadh (MEMO) -The CIA has warned a Palestinian activist who is living under asylum in Norway that there are potential threats against him from Saudi Arabia, the Guardian reported today. Iyad El-Baghdadi, a pro-democracy activist and critic of Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman, was alerted to the threat on 25 April when Norwegian authorities moved him to a secure […]

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Netanyahu Orders Israeli Military to Launch ‘More Strikes’ on Gaza

Tel Aviv (MEMO) – Pressing ahead with Israeli aggression, Prime Minister-designate Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday said he had ordered his army to continue striking Palestine’s blockaded Gaza Strip, Israeli media reported, Anadolu reports. At a Security Cabinet meeting, Netanyahu said he had ordered the Israeli army “to continue their strikes on targets in the Gaza Strip,” adding that the Israeli army […]

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