Posts Tagged “Syria”

With Israel and Iran clashing over Syria, no end in sight for the conflict

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With Israel and Iran clashing over Syria, no end in sight for the conflict

With Israel and Iran clashing over Syria, no end in sight for the conflict Conflict in Syria expands beyond Syria including Russia, Iran, Israel, the United States, Hezbollah, Saudi Arabia and Europe By Ghassan Michel Rubeiz In Syria, the conflict is no longer primarily Syrian. With seven years of political and military escalation, Syria has…

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Saudi Crown Prince forges ahead against extremism

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Saudi Crown Prince forges ahead against extremism

Saudi Crown Prince forges ahead against extremism Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) is taking a realistic approach to the Middle East as he bolsters the voices of moderates, challenges the extremists and pushes for a realistic peace accord between Israel and Palestine. The tactic MBS is pursuing is one that few Arabs have…

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Assad regime uses chemicals to kill civilians

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Assad regime uses chemicals to kill civilians

Assad regime uses chemicals to kill civilians Massive Chemical Weapon Attack Leaves 25+ Dead , 500+ Injured in Ghouta. Union of Medical Care and Relief Organizations-USA details massive chemical assault on civilians in Ghouta, Syria. WARNING. Images of dead children in story content! Washington DC- A massive chemical weapon attack was just reported in Douma,…

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Christian Orthodox prepare for Easter celebrations

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Christian Orthodox prepare for Easter celebrations

Christian Orthodox prepare for Easter celebrations Easter is a special holiday for Christians because more than Christmas, it brings Christians closer to their faith. Although both Easter and Christmas are commercialized by big business and greed, Easter resonates more. Orthodox Christians celebrate Easter after mainstream Christians, mainly because the Orthodox remain on the old Julian…

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In International Law subsidiary: Can war be just?

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In International Law subsidiary: Can war be just?

In International Law subsidiary: Can war be just? When political leaders say they hate war, they should not capitalize on war to get elected and govern. By Abdennour Toumi Carl von Clausewitz, an experienced general and well-known military theorist, proposed that the conscious conduct of war — strategy and tactics in geo-politics — should be…

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Invoking God’s affiliation in Mideast conflicts

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Invoking God’s affiliation in Mideast conflicts

Invoking God’s affiliation in Mideast conflicts A close look at the tenuous relationship between Lebanon and Hezbollah. Hezbollah is neither a unique “state-within-a-state” phenomenon in the region nor the only entity proclaiming to be a “Party of God”.  One can see analogous dynamics in Israel settlers’ movement. By Ghassan Michel Rubeiz In Arabic “Hezbollah” stands for…

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