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Russia ready to face turkey in Idlib conflict

https://www.mideastdiscourse.com/2021/07/16/russia-ready-to-face-turkey-in-idlib-conflict/ Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator Idlib sits ready for battle. The last terrorist controlled area is waiting for imminent military action.  The small agricultural province, full of olive trees and terrorists, sits poised to spring into action. The former Al Qaeda affiliate in Syria, Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) is heavily armed, and has depended on…

“I do think that Russia is ready to face Turkey, and I think that...

https://www.mideastdiscourse.com/2021/07/14/i-do-think-that-russia-is-ready-to-face-turkey-and-i-think-that-the-syrian-army-and-russian-forces-will-prevail-says-gilbert-mercier/ By Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator Hot-spots in the Middle East are heating up to volcano-like tensions. With Syria, Lebanon, Iraq, and Turkey living on a knife edge, Steven Sahiounie of MidEastDiscourse interviewed Gilbert Mercier. Gilbert Mercier is the author of “The Orwellian Empire“, a co-editor in chief of News Junkie Post and…

Erdogan staged a coup to silence his opposition

https://www.mideastdiscourse.com/2021/06/15/erdogan-staged-a-coup-to-silence-his-opposition/ Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator Turkey’s armed forces are known for their efficiency. However, officers bungled the coup attempt so badly that critics describe the events of July 15, 2016, as a “self-coup” organized by Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to justify consolidating his grip on power, which resulted in 300 deaths and…

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…

Follow the money: Qatar accused in London of funding terrorism

https://www.mideastdiscourse.com/2021/06/08/follow-the-money-qatar-accused-in-london-of-funding-terrorism/ Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator A court case is making its way through the commercial division of the UK High Court in London, which alleges Qatar funneled money to the Al Qaeda affiliate in Syria, Jibhat al-Nusra.  Qatar National Bank and Doha Bank stand accused of facilitating the transactions.  The UK and Qatar…

Libya is fertile ground for terrorism promoted by the West

https://www.mideastdiscourse.com/2021/06/01/libya-is-fertile-ground-for-terrorism-promoted-by-the-west/ Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator The relative settlement between the Government of National Accord (GNA) and the Libyan National Army (LNA) of Khalifa Haftar and subsequent cessation of hostilities in Libya could have been seen as a positive sign for a long-term truce in the country. However, experts are now raising an alarm…

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%,…

What Lies Beneath: President Biden’s Deceptive Acknowledgment of the Armenian Genocide

Submitted by David Boyajian… President Biden’s April 24 statement acknowledging the Armenian Genocide (1915–1923+) carried out by Turkey was welcome but flawed.  Indeed, “Turkey” appears nowhere in the document.  Moreover, the State Department swiftly undermined Biden’s virtuous-sounding words. American acknowledgment of the Armenian Genocide isn’t even new.  The U.S. House has passed several resolutions on…

The West now acknowledges that it is fascist.

Eric Zuesse On April 11th, Germany again (though this time only implicitly) acknowledged that the reason why the war in Ukraine has been continuing after the 2015 Minsk II agreements, which were supposed to create the preconditions for peace, is that Ukraine refuses to comply with those commitments. Buried in an item published on April…

Erdogan makes EU look silly and a coup in Jordan

Erdogan makes EU look silly and a coup in Jordan The Duran: Episode 934 EU-Turkey Relations: Erdogan Left Europe Commission President Speechless After Humiliating Snub EU-Turkey Relations: Erdogan Left Europe Commission President Speechless After Humiliating Snub The day after Turkey’s President Erdogan arrested ten admirals on fears of new coup rumblings over their signing a…
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