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Embassy reopening’s in Damascus as Syria returns to normalcy

https://www.mideastdiscourse.com/2021/06/11/embassy-reopenings-in-damascus-as-syria-returns-to-normalcy/ By: Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator Foreign embassies are reopening in Damascus, Syria.  Many shut down after the armed conflict began in 2011.  A handful of embassies remained open throughout the conflict, such as China, Russia, Iran, and the Czech Republic. The Czech Republic was the only European Union country to remain steadfastly…

Syrians reject the US ‘regime change’ and re-elect President Assad

https://www.mideastdiscourse.com/2021/05/28/syrians-reject-the-us-regime-change-and-re-elect-president-assad/ Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator Syrian President Bashar al-Assad was re-elected to a fourth term in office, his second term under the 2012 constitution, with 95.1% of the votes, according to Hamouda Sabbagh, the head of parliament. Sabbagh announced the results in a news conference on Thursday, saying voter turnout was around 78%,…

Syrians abroad vote for a return to stability

Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator https://www.mideastdiscourse.com/2021/05/22/syrians-abroad-vote-for-a-return-to-stability/ Syrians went to their embassy, or consulate, in dozens of countries abroad to vote for president on May 20, while the domestic vote will take place May 26. Some voiced their vote for President Bashar al-Assad was based on his ability to steer Syria out of a 10-year…

Syria comes in from the cold: Saudi-Syria relationship warms up

Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is embarking on a new beginning that could change the Middle East.   To enhance security and stability, a Saudi delegation headed by the head of the intelligence service, Lieutenant General Khaled Al-Humaidan, visited Damascus on Monday and met Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad and…

The Syrian first lady supports the fight against Al Qaeda and ISIS

Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator The Syrian first lady has been accused by a London based law firm of terrorism and war crimes, which stem from her support of the Syrian Arab Army (SAA), through her speeches, meeting with and comforting the mothers of slain soldiers, and meeting with the women’s branch of the…

Diplomat urges Biden to engage with others to resolve the Syrian crisis

Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator  Charles Thépaut is a French diplomat and resident Visiting Fellow at The Washington Institute. He recently published a policy analysis concerning the US foreign policy on Syria. While, much of his analysis demonstrates professionalism; he misses a very important point of view: that of the Syrian people living inside Syria,…

Russia And Turkey Edge Toward Showdown In Syria

February 26, 2020 5:18 PM ET Turkey has announced that it may soon drive pro-Assad forces out of northwestern Syria, a move that could put it on a collision course with Russia, a close ally of Damascus.  Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan threatened Wednesday to soon launch a new Turkish military offensive into Idlib province,…

Syrians Hand Out Sweets to Celebrate Death of Iranian Terror Chief Soleimani

Syrians in the rebel-held city of Idlib celebrated the fatal airstrike against Iranian terror chief Major General Qasem Soleimani on Friday with pastries. Soleimani was formally the head of the Quds Force, a subdivision of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), a U.S.-designated terrorist organization. A U.S. airstrike eliminated Soleimani and at least three other…

Hillary Clinton suggests Tulsi Gabbard is the new Russian stooge [Video]

Would-be Leader of the World Hillary Clinton just floated a conspiracy theory that accused one of “her own”, Democrat Tulsi Gabbard, the US Representative from Hawaii, of being groomed as a Russian asset. Yes, you read that right. This power-hungry woman, who never got her crown just cannot keep her mitts out of politics, but…
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