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Fraudster who made millions illegally shipping Apple products to the Middle East sentenced to five years in U.S. federal prison

”A Seattle-area fraudster who made millions illegally shipping Apple products to the Middle East has been sentenced to five years in federal prison,” Levi Pulkkinen reports for Seattle Pi. 190 more words


Trump Escalating The Same Iraq War He Claimed To Oppose

President Trump has come a long way from the outspoken GOP candidate who condemned the Iraq War, and convinced voters that he would have taken a different approach. 310 more words

U.S. Foreign Policy

Guns silent as engineers work to ease pressure on Syrian dam

By Rodi Said

TABQA DAM, Syria (Reuters) – Syrian engineers worked on Tuesday to open spillways and ease pressure on a major dam across the Euphrates River, amid a pause in a U.S.-backed assault to capture it from Islamic State, a Reuters witness said. 826 more words

News Wire

U.N. may use other Yemen ports to ensure food pipeline, avert famine

By Stephanie Nebehay

GENEVA (Reuters) – The United Nations is considering using other ports in Yemen or land convoys to deliver food for 17 million hungry people in case the main port of Hodeida is attacked, the chief U.N. 374 more words

News Wire

US Forces Block Syrian Army Advance in Preparation for Syria Partition

A U.S.-backed operation near Raqqa aims to “block any advance by Syrian government forces from the west”. The Balkanization of Syria begins

The road to Raqqa is now blocked by U.S. 389 more words


Middle East: Formation of New Regional Boundaries

Today it is quite obvious that the chimera called the “Islamic State caliphate” nurtured by western and Gulf countries has ceased to exist. Militants from terrorist organizations have failed to either topple Iraq and Syria or establish their own state. 1,429 more words


Prophetic Scripture Update #3: Gog-Magog coalition and Middle-East alliance

So annoying yet interesting that my first draft of this post accidentally got published as I wrote its title. I wanted to jot a few notes before going out for a few hours, but I noticed something weird after having done the opening paragraph. 1,053 more words