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Arabs: ‘US President Decided to Tamper with [Middle East] Security for No Reason…’

Arabs point out that one of Biden’s biggest mistakes was that he took America’s Arab allies for granted while embarking on a policy of appeasement towards Iran’s mullahs. “The behavior of the Obama and Biden administrations regarding Iran and Afghanistan served as a wake-up call for the countries of the …

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The New Old Middle Eastern Order

Biden’s Trip Shows Why Washington Is Still Getting the Region Wrong U.S. President Joe Biden’s trip to the Middle East ended not with a bang but a whimper. The rewards for his fist bump with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, known as MBS, proved paltry. Saudi Arabia did not …

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Russia problems: Israel needs a direct line of contact to Putin – editorial

Russia should not be bludgeoning Israel by taking action against the Jewish Agency. But Israel should likewise not be issuing ultimatums to Russia. Moscow’s decision to shut down Jewish Agency activities in Russia was just a matter of time, a predictable response to Israel increasingly backing Ukraine in its war …

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Nasrallah: Hezbollah has all of Israel in its missile range -report

Nasrallah said that Hezbollah has the ability to prevent Israel or companies from extracting gas from the Karish gas field. All of Israel is within the range of Hezbollah’s missiles, Lebanese Hezbollah terror leader Hassan Nasrallah said in an interview published Monday night. All of Israel is within the range …

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Failed Initiative To Establish Middle East NATO – Arab Countries Clarify: There Will Be No Regional Military Alliance Against Iran; We Seek To Improve Our Relations With It

In the weeks preceding the visit of U.S. President Joe Biden to Saudi Arabia for the July 16, 2022 Jeddah Security and Development Summit, Arab and international media published numerous reports claiming that one of the main topics slated to be discussed at the summit – attended by Biden and …

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US focus of ire as Turkey threatens Syria‘s Kurds

Syrian Kurdish leader says Turkish intentions unclear. Will Turkey mount yet another military incursion against US-backed Kurdish forces in northeastern Syria “at any time, any moment,” as the country’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has been threatening for some time? The threat seemed to subside as Erdogan came back “empty handed,” …

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Mohammed Shia al-Sudani nominated for Iraqi premiership

The Coordination Framework, which is the largest bloc in the parliament, has nominated Mohammed Shia al-Sudani for the prime minister position. Amid the longstanding political deadlock followed by the parliamentary elections in October 2021, the Coordination Framework, which is the largest bloc in the Iraqi parliament, nominated Mohammed Shia al-Sudani …

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Iran says US dollar officially ditched in trade with ally Russia

The Islamic Republic took the step following the Russian president’s meeting with Iran’s leader in Tehran, where the two explored options on how to push back on international sanctions. Iran’s Economy Minister Ehsan Khandouzi announced on July 26 that the US dollar has officially been ditched in his country’s trade …

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Israel rushes to de-escalate diplomatic crisis with Russia

Israeli President Isaac Herzog is now trying to discreetly resolve the diplomatic dispute between Moscow and Jerusalem so that the Jewish Agency can continue its activities there. Five months after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, Israel finds itself at a stand-off with President Vladimir Putin. The sophisticated balancing act executed by …

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Biden’s Trip: A Total Disappointment to Allies

The Islamic Republic of Iran did not murder just one American journalist… in 1983, Iran murdered 241 American servicemen in the US Marine Corps barracks in Beirut. To top it off, then in 2018, Iran was ordered by a US federal court to pay billions of dollars in compensation to …

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