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How the Insurgencies in Middle East are not Terrorism?

How the Insurgencies in Middle East are not Terrorism?

Nauman Sadiq for Veterans Today The definition of the term “terrorism” has been deliberately left undefined by the Western powers to use it as a catch-all pretext to justify their interventionist policy in the energy-rich Islamic countries. Depending on context, “terrorism” can mean two markedly distinct phenomena: that are, religious extremism or militancy. If terrorism […]

Analysis: Geopolitical Standoff In Post-ISIS Middle East

Analysis: Geopolitical Standoff In Post-ISIS Middle East

…from SouthFront As the ISIS terrorist group is collapsing in Syria and Iraq, the competition among powers involved in the conflict increases. In March, Moscow and Astana become the main centers of the diplomatic activity with top leaders from Israel, Turkey, the UK and other powers discussing the issues confronting the Middle East. Ongoing events […]

What is Chechnya’s Kadyrov up to in Middle East?

What is Chechnya’s Kadyrov up to in Middle East?

In recent years, Chechnya has been conducting a dynamic activity beyond Russia’s borders. Once a rebellious land, but now one of the most loyal republics to the Kremlin, it has built a number of economic and political contacts, including some of the most influential leaders in the Middle East.

Press TV: Fighting in Hasakah Foreshadows Realignment of Middle East War

Press TV has conducted an interview with Gordon Duff, senior editor of Veterans Today, to discuss the ongoing fight between the Syrian army and Kurdish militia forces in the northeastern city of Hasakah. Here is a rough transcription of the interview: Press TV: When the Kurds are helping fight terror groups in Syria, the same as […]

China Is Able to Deploy Up to 10000 Troops in the Middle East

China Is Able to Deploy Up to 10000 Troops in the Middle East

The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation Heads of State Summit took place in Tashkent, Uzbekistan in June 2016. Counterterrorism operations were one of the main topics of the Summit. Chinese experts believe that the situation in Syria needs special attention from the SCO members states, as the ISIS terrorist group poses a serious threat to the security of Pakistan, Afghanistan, China and Russia, as well as the surrounding regions, including the Middle East and the Caucasus.

Saudis revive plans to bridge North Africa and Middle East

Saudis revive plans to bridge North Africa and Middle East

… by Ian Greenhalgh The new king of Saudi Arabia is reviving a decades old scheme to link the two halves of the Arab world. Currently, traveling by land from Saudi Arabia to Egypt requires passing through both Jordan and Israel; the proposed bridge across the Straits of Tiran would bypass both nations and allow direct travel between […]

How European Powers Reshaped Middle East

How European Powers Reshaped Middle East

   By seeking to establish an Islamic caliphate, Daesh (Islamic State/ISIL) has thrown into question the legitimacy of the post-Ottoman Middle Eastern borders defined by European colonialist powers; is the Sykes-Picot agreement the root cause of the ongoing strife in Syria and Iraq and should the Middle Eastern boundaries be redrawn? Trouble Brewing in Syria: […]

Deliberately Stoked Chaos in Middle East

Deliberately Stoked Chaos in Middle East

Asif Haroon Raja Few can deny the fact that the US allied with the west create problems for the world such as drug trafficking, human rights violations, defiance of international laws and the UN. It stokes religious extremism, creates monster of terrorism, initiate promote proxy wars and then make hue and cry and exert pressure […]

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