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A Day In Life Assad’s Syria

On an icy January evening in eastern Aleppo, a grotesque scene of destruction, five men are standing around a fire in a battered oil drum in a butcher’s shop. Via: spiegel.de Their trousers are dirty and their faces are covered with soot. There has been no running water for a long time. Every evening, the men come here to warm up, ...

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Russia Became the Middle East’s New Power Broker

On the morning of January 11, Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar climbed up the companionway of an aircraft carrier floating off the Mediterranean port of Tobruk. As a Marine band played and an honor guard presented arms, an admiral in a white full-dress uniform greeted the Libyan strongman, who was a senior commander in the U.S.-backed rebel forces that ousted the ...

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Starbucks’ brand perception has plummeted since it announced plan to hire refugees

The Starbucks Coffee brand has taken a major hit since the company’s announcement that it would hire 10,000 Muslim “refugees” in response to President Donald Trump’s temporary travel moratorium in January. Via: breitbart.com  Starbucks was one of those early to criticize President Trump for putting a temporary hold on immigration from a list of seven terror-torn countries flagged by the Obama ...

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Scandinavia: The West’s Citadel of anti-Semitism

Hate for Israel has become a real obsession in Scandinavia, which revived the glorious partnership between the liberal “useful idiots” — the ones concerned about equality and minorities — and the Islamists, the ones concerned about submission and killing infidels”. Via: gatestoneinstitute.org Despite the fact that Jews in Norway are only 0.003 percent of the total population, Oslo is now world’s ...

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Swedish Prime Minister brings up human rights on Iran visit

Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven says he discussed human rights with Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani during an official visit to Tehran.  Via: thelocal.se  Following a meeting with Rouhani, Löfven told reporters that improved trade with Iran would be beneficial for the country’s development and people, as well as for Swedish business. “It will create jobs in Sweden,” said Löfven to Swedish ...

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3,000 people from the seven countries in travel ban February 4-6

Approximately 3,000 people from the seven countries listed in President Donald Trump’s travel ban were allowed to enter the US between February 4 and February 6, according to figures provided Saturday by the Department of Homeland Security. Via: cnn.com Trump signed an executive order last month barring foreign nationals from Iran, Sudan, Libya, Somalia, Syria, Iraq and Yemen from entering the ...

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Venezuelan Embassy in Iraq gave passports to people with ties to terrorism

The stunning postcard-perfect vista surrounding Misael Lopez in this town about one hour from Madrid belies his constant anxiety, even fear. Via: cnn.com That’s because the former legal adviser to the Venezuelan Embassy in Iraq is revealing secrets he says his government doesn’t want disclosed. “I’m concerned about my safety and my family’s safety everywhere I go,” Lopez said as he ...

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Inside Iran February 1, 2017

Main Points Via: terrorism-info.org The Astana talks on the future of Syria ended on January 24, 2017. Iran, Russia and Turkey agreed to establish a joint mechanism to oversee the Syrian ceasefire. They issued a statement at the end of the talks stressing their countries’ commitment to preserving Syria’s territorial integrity, continuing the joint struggle against ISIS and the Fateh al-Sham ...

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Iran Warns U.S. not to ‘Create New Tensions’ over Missiles

Iran on Tuesday warned the United States against fuelling tensions over its ballistic missile tests as the UN Security Council prepared for urgent talks on the issue at Washington’s request.  Via: .yahoo.com The row comes against a backdrop of already-strained relations over US President Donald Trump’s travel ban on citizens from Iran and six other Muslim-majority countries. The European Union, which ...

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The Eight Great Powers of 2017

In 2016, Russia surpassed Germany, and Israel joined the list for the first time.  Via: american-interest.com 1. The United States of America No surprise here: as it has for the last century, the United States remains the most powerful country on earth. America’s dynamic economy, its constitutional stability (even as we watch the Age of Trump unfold), its deep bench of strong ...

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