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  • Mattis, Israel Defense Chief Meet to Discuss Iran’s Destabilizing Activities
    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman met at the Pentagon on Thursday to discuss Iran’s destabilizing activities in the region among other issues of mutual concern. Topics: Iran, Pentagon
  • Broward Deputies vote ‘no confidence’ in Sheriff Scott Israel
    Last week I pointed out this vote was coming. Today, a union representing Broward County Sheriff’s Deputies announced the results of their “no confidence” vote in Sheriff Scott Israel. Those results were overwhelming, with 85%...
  • Preventing the next Big War in the Middle East
    Daniel Sobelman Security, Middle East The next war in the Middle East next war is less likely to result from a tactical glitch than from the strategic undercurrents shaping the international order in the Levant. Another destructive war between...
  • How Israel Shot Down 5 Russian MiGs in 90 Seconds
    Michael Peck History, Middle East And Moscow was not happy.  On July 30, 1970, five Soviet MiG-21 fighters were blown out of the sky by the Israeli Air Force. And all in three minutes. As America, Russia and Israel today face off in Syria, the... Topics: Russia, Moscow, Syria
  • Pompeo off to quick start as Trump's new top diplomat
    Mike Pompeo had barely been sworn in as secretary of state Thursday before he was off on his first foreign trip as the new face of American diplomacy, with stops planned in Europe, Israel and two Arab countries.The former CIA director takes over at... Topics: CIA

RSS Palestine

  • ‘Gaza is about to explode,’ UN envoy warns Security Council
    The Palestinian-Israeli conflict is continuing with no prospects for a political resolution and “Gaza is about to explode,” a senior United Nations official said Thursday, urging both sides to avoid further clashes along the enclave’s... Topics: Gaza Strip
  • We need just twelve more people — can you be one?
    I’m sure you’re aware of the many ways Israel and its supporters have worked to suppress information about the Great March of Return going on right now in Gaza. Efforts to silence the truth have ranged from typical Israeli government... Topics: Israel, Gaza Strip
  • Body of Slain Hamas Engineer Returned to Gaza
    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip—The body of a Hamas scientist who was gunned down in Malaysia last week was returned to the Gaza Strip on Thursday for burial. Relatives, Hamas leaders and other political faction chiefs greeted the body of Fadi al-Batsh... Topics: Hamas, Gaza Strip, Malaysia
  • Welcome the doubting liberals
    When I left Gaza, I did not realize how hard it would be to watch the occupation from outside the blockade wall.  I want to act, protect, hit the world over its indifferent head, scream. Instead, my piece of this uphill battle is to speak about... Topics: Gaza Strip
  • Killing of second Palestinian journalist covering Gaza protests draws international condemnation
    Ahmad Abu Hussein, second Palestinian journalist to be killed by Israel while covering Gaza protests. He died April 25, 2018. A second Palestinian journalist has died after being shot by Israeli forces while covering the Gaza protests. Ahmad abu... Topics: Gaza Strip, Protests, Israel

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RSS Iraq

  • Is Turkey preparing for new offensive in Iraq?
    On today's episode of Loud & Clear, Brian Becker and John Kiriakou are joined by Kani Xulam, founder of the American-Kurdish Information Network, and Sputnik News analyst Walter Smolarek. Topics: Turkey
  • The Aftermath of Conflict: Sociology Professor Studies Post-Conflict Iraq Reconstruction
    Jesse Wozniak, assistant professor of sociology in the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences at West Virginia University, is exploring whether a post-conflict Iraq, specifically the police force, can transition to a democracy. Topics: Police
  • Iraqi Oil for Israel? 15 Years later, new Light on the Iraq War
    By Gary Vogler | ( University of Kansas Press Blog) | – – April 24 marks the 15th anniversary of my initial entry into Baghdad as the senior oil advisor to retired Lieutenant General Jay Garner, our US government civilian leader in Iraq.... Topics: Israel, Anniversaries, Baghdad
  • Elections Are Insufficient for Democratizing the Arab World
    Imad K. Harb Security, Middle East From Libya and Tunisia to Syria and Iraq, 2018 is shaping up to be an eventful year. Democracy in the Arab world continues to be besieged and denied to the vast majority of citizens by autocratic and... Topics: Libya, Tunisia, Syria
  • Keeping the Nazi Gold
    Speaking recently about his stated desire to pull U.S. troops out of Syria, President Donald Trump repeated his frequently stated argument that the U.S. should have “kept the oil” in Iraq after the 2003 invasion. “I was always saying, ‘Keep... Topics: Syria, Donald Trump

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