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Russia’s Greatest Problem in Syria: Its Ally, President Assad

    Russia’s Greatest Problem in Syria: Its Ally, President Assad

MOSCOW — Sitting down with President Bashar al-Assad of Syria late last year, a senior Kremlin envoy described the benefits to come as Moscow shepherded the Syrian conflict toward a

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US Policy Toward the Levant, Kurds and Turkey

    US Policy Toward the Levant, Kurds and Turkey

The State Department has turned the page on Turkey for it no longer views Ankara as a reliable US partner. Many argue that Washington will abandon Syria’s Kurds in order

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Erdogan’s Next Target as He Restricts Turkey’s Democracy: The Internet

    Erdogan’s Next Target as He Restricts Turkey’s Democracy: The Internet

ISTANBUL — Having already brought Turkey’s mainstream media to heel, and made considerable headway in rolling back Turkish democracy, the government of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has set its sights

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Syria war: Residents flee Eastern Ghouta bombardment

    Syria war: Residents flee Eastern Ghouta bombardment

Residents are reported to be fleeing the rebel-held Eastern Ghouta enclave in Syria as the situation there was described as “beyond critical”. Syria’s military appears to be advancing on several

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UN envoy: conflict likely if Fatah-Hamas reconciliation fails

    UN envoy: conflict likely if Fatah-Hamas reconciliation fails

Reconciliation talks between Palestinian rivals Fatah and Hamas must succeed said the UN Middle East envoy, warning that failure “will

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VLADIMIR PUTIN WILL CALL DONALD TRUMP AFTER SYRIA’S ASSAD VISITS RUSSIA

    VLADIMIR PUTIN WILL CALL DONALD TRUMP AFTER SYRIA’S ASSAD VISITS RUSSIA

Russian President Vladimir Putin will speak to President Donald Trump after a surprise meeting with Moscow ally Syrian President Bashar

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Saad Hariri’s resignation as Prime Minister of Lebanon is not all it seems

    Saad Hariri’s resignation as Prime Minister of Lebanon is not all it seems

He certainly did not anticipate what happened to him. Indeed, Hariri had scheduled meetings in Beirut on the following Monday

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Israel says it foiled planned ISIS-inspired attack at Jerusalem holy site

    Israel says it foiled planned ISIS-inspired attack at Jerusalem holy site

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel said on Thursday it had thwarted a plan by two Israeli Arabs with Islamic State sympathies

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WHAT’S NEXT FOR KURDS? IRAQ REFUSES REFERENDUM VOTE, WANTS ITS OIL AND AIRPORTS BACK

    WHAT’S NEXT FOR KURDS? IRAQ REFUSES REFERENDUM VOTE, WANTS ITS OIL AND AIRPORTS BACK

Iraqi Kurds have voted overwhelmingly in favor of independence from the country’s central government in Baghdad, but the historic referendum

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Both Israel and Palestine are convinced Trump is prepping a big Middle East peace plan

    Both Israel and Palestine are convinced Trump is prepping a big Middle East peace plan

Both Israeli and Palestinian officials believe President Donald Trump is prepping a big Middle East peace plan that could be

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