Middle East

Assad’s Tehran Visit Signals Iran’...

IOPYX7RZFAI6TMIL6BNCFZ2YMUFor the first time since war broke out in Syria in 2011, Syrian President Bashar Al Assad has travelled to Iran to meet Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani. President Assad had only travelled outside of Syria on two other occasions during the war…

Idlib –Reportage from the Last Front in Syria

SY1For a while, all the guns have fallen silent. I am near Idlib, the last stronghold of the terrorists in Syria. The area where the deadliest anti-government fighters, most of them injected into Syria from Turkey, with Saudi, Qatari and Western ‘help’, are literally holed up, ready…

Why is Saudi Arabia Turning towards ‘the East...

17085Last two weeks saw Saudi Arabi’s Mohammad bin Salman (MBS) visiting Asia—Pakistan, India and China— for the first time ever. Promises of investment were made, signalling how Saudi Arabia was pushing towards expanding its economy globally. Although the visit seems to have been…

EU-Arab League Summit: Lots of Senseless Fuss

361a524aea934996af9db25339f5e88f_18The magnificent Egyptian resort Sharm El Sheikh was closed to tourists for a whole week. Instead, it was flooded with Egyptian policemen and other law enforcement agencies as well as hundreds of security personnel from Europe. What was going on? It turns out that the first ever EU-Arab…

OPCW Syria Report Cripples Western “Che...

1067172501The OPCW (Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons) has presented its final report regarding an alleged chemical weapons attack on Douma, Syria on April 7, 2018. Despite attempts by the Western media to hail it as “proof” that the Syrian government used chemical weapons…

Foreign Tour Undertaken by Crown Prince of Sa...

In the second half of February, the Crown Prince of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud, visited a number of Asian nations. His tour became a perceptible political event in the region of the Indian and Pacific Oceans. Out of the countries, initially included…

Palestine: the Middle Eastern Equation with M...

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In the middle of February 2019, one of the main Israeli newspapers Haaretz published an article, which reported that, according to official Israeli statistics, 6.7 million Jews and 6.7 million Arabs lived in Israeli territories (including the occupied Palestinians lands) at the beginning of 2019. In the eyes of the opposition forces in Israel, these numbers yet again highlight the intensity of the Arab-Israeli…

Warsaw Conference: Skepticism Expressed by Ar...

6433A US-led “Ministerial to Promote a Future of Peace and Security in the Middle East”, held from 13 to 14 February in Warsaw, generated a perceptible response from media outlets and experts in the region. Sixty countries were represented at the event, including a number of Arab…

Returning Syrian Refugees Were Fleeing US Pro...

RefugeesReturning_JordanSyriaA recent BBC segment titled, “The Syrians returning home after years of fleeing war,” contradicted 8 years of the British state media’s narratives regarding the war in Syria. A synopsis of the short BBC video segment would read: After years of people fleeing Syria and its civil…

How RussiaGate Cripples Middle East Peace

5a2ed3b0a3b474d5078b518d-750-375As February 2018 draws to a close, the Mueller investigation into Russian complicity in America’s 2016 election is only “window dressing.” Illegal payoffs to prostitutes out of Trump inaugural and campaign funds, Trump’s fraudulent foundation, his interference in the investigation…

US Defeat in Syria: The Wrong End of “M...

SYR45345211With Damascus and its allies firmly in control of Syria and its future – the war having been decided on the ground rather than “politically” as envisioned by Western politicians, media, and policymakers – the US proxy war against Syria has all but failed. Despite the obvious defeat…

Iran: New Realities and New Challenges

IRN342342It is still less than a year since the European Union gave birth to, in Pushkin’s words, “neither son nor daughter, frog nor mouse, but a creature none had seen before”. The “creature” we are referring to is the long–awaited financial mechanism for trade with Iran, which bears the name…


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