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Trump’s move on Jerusalem: Is this the end of US diplomacy in the Middle East?

Trump’s move on Jerusalem Is this the end of US diplomacy in the Middle East

Finally, US President Donald Trump pulled the plug. The so-called peace process, two-state solution, “land-for-peace formula” and all the other tired clichés have been long dead and decomposing. But Trump’s announcement yesterday to officially recognise Jerusalem as capital of Israel has also laid to rest the illusion that the US was ever keen on achieving a just and lasting peace …

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CIA chief: Saudi, Israel may set up ‘joint military headquarters’

Saudi, Israel may set up 'joint military headquarters'

CIA Director Mike Pompeo says Saudi Arabia is working directly with Israel on confronting “challenges” in the Middle East, suggesting that the two sides could go as far as setting up “a joint military headquarters.” Speaking at the Reagan National Defense Forum in California, Pompeo cited Daesh, Iran and “failed states” as posing a challenge to both Saudi Arabia and …

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UK: Human rights organisations reject UAE policies in the region

Human rights organisations reject UAE policies in the region

The International Campaign for Justice and the Stop the War Coalition have called for a firm stance against UAE’s current policies In a statement received by Quds Press the two organizations called on countries around the world to stop rms deals with a state that is committing severe crimes in the region. They also called on the United Nations’ Secretary-General …

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The new geopolitics

The new geopolitics

America’s politics are mired in dysfunction and division. Much of the focus is on economic questions, and much of the heat is generated by the culture wars; but real wars—and America’s role in them—are part of the debate too. While this debate preoccupies America, the world is changing, and rapidly. We have entered a new phase in international affairs, leaving …

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Netanyahu’s Existential Concern: The Survival Of ’Israel’ Is Doubtful

Netanyahu’s Existential ConcernThe Survival Of ’Israel’ Is Doubtful

Ten years ago, Benjamin Netanyahu, the Zionist entity’s current Prime Minister and then leader of the opposition acknowledged that the 2006 war brought back into question the issue of “Israel’s” existence after the June 1967 war drowned it. At the time, Netanyahu saw that questioning “Israel’s” survival no longer depended on its foes and friends alike. This topic was sidelined …

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Israel closes Palestinian media groups in West Bank raids

Israel raids, shuts down eight Palestinian media outlets in WB

Israeli forces have carried out overnight raids on the offices of multiple Palestinian media outlets and production firms in the occupied West Bank, closing them down for a six-month period. According to media reports, Israeli troops confiscated equipment and made arrests during the raids in the early hours of Wednesday that targeted eight Palestinian media companies in al-Khalil (Hebron) and …

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Israel approves plans for nearly 1,292 settler units in WB

Israel OKs plans for 1,292 new settler units

Israeli authorities have approved plans for construction of 1,292 settler homes in the occupied West Bank, a settlement watchdog NGO reports. Peace Now reported that the Israeli authorities approved the plans on Tuesday, noting that further approvals were likely on Wednesday The Israeli committee which oversees the settlement construction in the West Bank is expected to approve the construction of …

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Innocence Denied: The Israeli Occupation’s War On Children

the Israeli Occupation’s War On Children

“All children of the ‘goyim’ (Gentiles) are animals.” (Yebamoth 98a) There should be no question in anyone’s mind that the Israeli Occupation is deliberately targeting Palestinian children through it’s ethnic cleansing policy and practice. The Occupation’s draconian, Apartheid laws are derived directly from Talmudic law, which condones child abuse and explicitly teaches the Jew how to murder the gentile (non-Jew). …

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The Coming Fracture of Saudi Arabia

The Coming Fracture of Saudi Arabia

The Bible’s book of Galatians, VI teaches, «as you sow, so shall you reap». And for Saudi Arabia, which has overtly and covertly supported rebellions in Libya, Syria, Iraq, Yemen, Ethiopia, Philippines, and Lebanon that have led to civil wars and inter-religious strife, the day of reckoning may soon be at hand. The present Saudi king, Salman bin Abdul Aziz, …

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UK opposes planned independence referendum of Kurdistan

UK opposes planned independence referendum of Kurdistan

Britain is opposed to a planned referendum for the independence of the Iraqi Kurdistan region, saying it could risk instability in the Middle East at the time of a fight against terrorism. The UK Foreign Office said in a statement issued on Saturday that London would not support the plan by the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) to hold the independence …

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