Russia Responds: All Foreign Troops “With Illegal Presence” Should Leave Syria

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Russia’s response to the White House’s late Sunday shock announcement saying “Turkey will soon be moving forward with its long-planned operation into Northern Syria” has been relatively muted. Though Trump reportedly told Erdogan the US won’t back the operation in a ‘last-minute’ weekend phone … Read More

American Airlines mechanic shared ‘disturbing’ ISIS videos, told agents he had ‘evil side,’ prosecutors say

An American Airlines mechanic accused of sabotaging a plane in July reportedly told arresting agents he had an “evil side,” a nefarious persona prosecutors sought to expose Wednesday as they presented alleged evidence of his Islamist sympathies — and aspirations — at a bail hearing in Miami. Prosecutors … Read More

Iran FM warns US against ‘serious miscalculation’ in Persian Gulf

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Frame grab from NBC News’ interview of August 17, 2019 in Tehran with Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif (L) Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif cautions the United States against attempting to form a naval coalition against Iran under the guise … Read More

Attacks on Germany’s Mosques Were Preceded by Spike in Migrant Crimes – AfD MEP

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Germany’s Muslims have called upon the government to protect mosques amid increasing bomb threats and Islamophobia. But according to the Deputy Leader of the AfD in Rhineland-Palatinate Joachim Paul, the rise in crimes could have been fuelled by the refugee … Read More

Israel Publicly Threatens Iran With F35s, But The Cyber War Is Already Underway

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GETTY “Iran has recently threatened the destruction of Israel,” Benjamin Netanyahu said on Tuesday (July 9), filmed in front of an F35 fighter jet at the Nevatim Air Force Base near Be’er Sheva. “But these planes,” he warned, “can reach anywhere in the Middle … Read More

Germany rejects US request to deploy ground troops in Syria

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Peshmerga soldiers disassemble a Milan anti-tank missile system after a day of training with German soldiers at Bnaslawa, Iraq, Jan. 26, 2017. Image: Sgt. Josephine Carlson/US Army Germany said Monday it had no plans to send ground troops to Syria, … Read More

Jordan in crucible of Middle East peace deal and Syrian refugee crisis

Getty Images Al-Buwayda is a quiet, dusty town on the road from Irbid in northern Jordan to Mafraq. It was here that the wave of Syrian refugees who fled fighting crested in 2015. The population of the area doubled from 95,000 to … Read More

There Is No End in Sight for Turmoil in the Middle East

In this edition of the Interview, Fair Observer talks to Gilbert Achcar, professor of international relations at the School of Oriental and African Studies at the University of London. The Middle East and North Africa continues to reverberate from the … Read More

Unreported: ‘Christianophobic’ attacks on the rise in France and Germany

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Christian places of worship in France and Germany are being torched and vandalized on a daily basis, according to news reports in Europe. In nearly all instances of attacks on churches, authorities and media obfuscate the identity of the vandals, … Read More

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