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Six Stubborn, Essential Middle East Truths

Leaders change, and the Middle East can always surprise. But regardless of presidential preference and promises, there are a half-dozen verities that will haunt any leader, from Donald Trump to Hillary Clinton — just as they have  11 more words

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The Middle East teeters on a sectarian tightrope

Haven’t posted for a while, but the words are flowing again – so here is a piece on the sectarian mini Cold War between Iran and Saudi Arabia in the Middle East: 1,046 more words

"Oil makes up 90% of Saudi government revenue"

J. Reeves, editor, The Palm Beach Daily: Nick, Saudi Arabia continues to flood the global market with cheap oil. Why are they doing this right now? 467 more words

Geopolitics

The World Reaps What the Saudis Sow

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By THE EDITORIAL BOARDMAY 27, 2016 … 850 more words

The Muslim Times

IDLIB! 54 ALQAEDA LEADERS KILLED WHILE PRAYING TO SATAN; SYRIAN INTELLIGENCE CARRIED OUT BOMBING; THOUSANDS IN SYRIA RETURN TO HOMES LIBERATED BY SYRIAN ARMY IN DAMASCUS - By ZIAD FADEL

Ziad Fadel / 7 hours ago

 

IDLIB CITY:  The province of Idlib is mostly in the hands of Jaysh Al-Fath and Alqaeda/Nusra.  Yesterday was Friday, May 27, 2016, and it was time for the ritual of the noon prayer.  566 more words