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Saudi arrests of female activists come amid prince's wider crackdown

Added: 26.05.2018 10:46 | 16 views | 0 comments

"Some Western observers have been happy to turn a blind eye," said Jane Kinninmont, deputy head of the Middle East and North Africa program at Chatham House, a London think tank.

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Iran's Push for Influence Meets Resistance in Iraq and Syria

Added: 25.05.2018 4:44 | 7 views | 0 comments

Iran’s widening influence in the Middle East—already under pressure from the U.S.—also faces growing resistance from within its close regional allies, Syria and Iraq.

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Inside Saddam Hussein's mega yacht: Pictures show life of luxury as boat turned into hotel

Added: 24.05.2018 14:34 | 15 views | 0 comments

A MEGA yacht built for Saddam Hussein 37 years ago has now been transformed into a sailors’ hotel in the Middle Eastern country.


Middle East risks CHAOS as US may soon recognise Israel’s sovereignty over Golan

Added: 24.05.2018 5:03 | 11 views | 0 comments

THE OFFICIAL US recognition of the disputed Golan Heights as a sovereign Israeli territory may come within months, claimed Israeli cabinet minister on Wednesday.


Yemen troops fire BALLISTIC MISSILE at Saudi Arabia as Middle East tensions RISE

Added: 24.05.2018 2:22 | 17 views | 0 comments

YEMENI forces have launched a ballistic missile towards Saudi Arabia’s south-western Jizan region, as tensions across the Middle East continue to rise.


AP: Emails reveal secret lobbying effort to alter U.S. policy in Middle East

Added: 22.05.2018 2:45 | 15 views | 0 comments

After a year spent carefully cultivating two princes from the Arabian Peninsula, Elliott Broidy, a top fundraiser for President Donald Trump, thought he was finally close to nailing down more than $1 billion in business.
He had ingratiated himself with crown princes from Saudi Arabia and the United...


AP investigation: A Trump fundraiser's secret lobbying effort to win $1B in business

Added: 21.05.2018 22:51 | 15 views | 0 comments

Hundreds of pages of leaked emails show how Elliott Broidy and his business partner, Lebanese-American George Nader, pitched themselves to Middle Eastern crown princes as a backchannel to the White House.

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Trump's Strategy for the Middle East Is Working

Added: 21.05.2018 21:05 | 17 views | 0 comments

, The National Interest
Americans should be pleased that the Russians are now being drawn into what could prove to be a long and costly effort to do something in the Middle East.

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Palestine President in hospital for third time in a week as tensions with Israel ESCALATE

Added: 21.05.2018 2:55 | 18 views | 0 comments

THE PALESTINIAN President was hospitalised for the third time in a week on Sunday, but there are conflicting reports as to the cause and severity of the Middle Eastern leader’s condition.


Trump Jr. met during campaign with Mueller witness linked to Mideast leaders

Added: 20.05.2018 4:08 | 12 views | 0 comments

Donald Trump Jr. met during the 2016 campaign with a private military contractor and an adviser to Middle Eastern leaders, both of whom have since become a focus of investigators working for special counsel Robert Mueller, a lawyer for President Donald Trump's eldest son said Saturday.
Erik Prince,...


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