Wednesday, 16 October 2019
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As they rock Syrian boat, Erdogan and Trump ignore consequences

Added: 16.10.2019 9:10 | 19 views | 0 comments

With the Turkish military incursion, the Syrian plot is even thicker. We owe the sharp escalation to two entirely unpredictable, impulsive leaders: US President Donald Trump and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Turkish military action against the local ally of the coalition against the Islamic State (ISIS) — the Kurdish-dominated Syrian Democratic Front (SDF), led by the People’s Protection Units (YPG) — will unleash powerful consequences across the Middle East, further alienating Turkey, making it even more vulnerable before the rising star of the region, Russia. The positioning of major powers in the UN Security Council, coupled with the rather mild initial reactions from the...

Michael Bennet: Turkey is "acting against our interest" in the Middle East

Added: 16.10.2019 5:19 | 2 views | 0 comments

Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bennet believes Turkey is "acting against" U.S. interests in the Middle East. In an interview with CBS News campaign reporter Musadiq Bidar, the Colorado senator expressed his disapproval of Turkey's offensive targeting of Kurds in Northern Syria.

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Russian reporters receive threats after investigating secret military group: editor

Added: 15.10.2019 23:16 | 5 views | 0 comments

A group of Russian journalists who investigated the activities of a secretive group of Russian mercenaries in Africa and the Middle East have been subject to a campaign of physical threats and harassment, their editor-in-chief said.

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AHIC 2020: Middle Eastern hospitality seeks to transform tomorrow

Added: 15.10.2019 11:41 | 13 views | 0 comments

The 2020 Arabian Hotel Investment Conference is set to explore how the Middle East’s hospitality industry can harness the opportunities afforded by the fourth industrial revolution in its bid to “transform tomorrow”.

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Revealed: Cameron and May lobbied Bahrain royals for Tory donor's oil firm

Added: 15.10.2019 8:27 | 20 views | 0 comments

Former PMs asked princes to support bid for $5bn contract by Ayman Asfari’s firm Petrofac Two former Conservative prime ministers lobbied a Middle Eastern royal family to award a multi-billion dollar oil contract to a company headed by a major Tory donor, the Guardian has established. In March 2017,...

US troops withdrawing from Syria redeployed to 'monitor situation' in region, Donald Trump says

Added: 15.10.2019 5:16 | 12 views | 0 comments

Donald Trump has said US troops he ordered to leave Syria will remain in the Middle East to prevent a resurgence of the Islamic State threat.

Kurds in the U.S. alarmed by Trump's decision to pull troops from Syria

Added: 15.10.2019 0:48 | 2 views | 0 comments

Some Kurds living in the U.S. said they feel abandoned after the president decided to pull U.S. forces out of northern Syria. Manuel Bojorquez visited Nashville, the city with the largest concentration of Kurds outside the Middle East.

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