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Model of U.S. Embassy burnt in Iraq

U.S. Embassy of the Iran-backed Shi'ite paramilitary group Hashd al-Shaabi built and burned a fake structure of the U.S. embassy in Baghdad on Friday (December 31), setting it ablaze as they remembered top Iranian general Qassem Soleimani and…
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Russia to host ‘Troika Plus’ meet on Afghanistan

Russia will host a 'Troika Plus' meeting on Afghanistan next month which will see the participation of the US, China and Pakistan, Moscow's Special Representative to Kabul Zamir Kabulov announced. In November, Islamabad hosted a Troika Plus…
anniversary activities in Jerusalem

Israel summons Fatah leaders to warn against anniversary activities in Jerusalem

Israeli authorities on Thursday gathered a number of Fatah leaders and members in occupied East Jerusalem to appear before Israel's intelligence ahead of the 57th anniversary of the first militant attack by the Palestinian movement. The…
World in Crisis

World in Crisis: The End of the American Century

By : Gabriel Kolko , Amazon Link Gabriel Morris Kolko (1932 – 2014) was an American historian. His research interests included American capitalism and political history, the Progressive Era, and U.S. foreign policy in the 20th century.…
Threat to Civilian Lives Is Increasing

UN Envoy Warns ‘Threat to Civilian Lives Is Increasing’ in Yemen

A United Nations special envoy on Tuesday raised alarm about the safety of civilians in war-torn Yemen given escalating violence, including airstrikes by the Saudi-led coalition. "The escalation in recent weeks is among the worst we have seen…
Mideast Peace Process

Egypt, Palestine, Jordan Discuss Ways to Revive Mideast Peace Process

Senior officials from Egypt, Jordan and Palestine have discussed a number of proposals aimed at breaking the deadlock in the Palestinian-Israeli peace process. During a meeting in Cairo on Monday, the Foreign Ministers of Egypt and Jordan,…
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US Sees Possible Progress in Iran Nuclear Talks

The United States said Tuesday it had seen possible progress in talks with Iran but joined European negotiators in pressing for urgency in rolling back Tehran's nuclear programme. Negotiations resumed Monday in Vienna in a fresh push to make…
US Support For Iraq
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US Support For Iraq Remains Strong: Official

The former US ambassador to Iraq reaffirmed America’s support to the country in an interview with Rudaw on Monday. “I think support for Iraq is one that you can be absolutely certain will remain strong,” James Franklin Jeffrey told Rudaw’s…
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Afghanistan Anti-Taliban Resistance Begs For U.S. Support, Gets Nothing From Biden

Pro-democracy fighters in Afghanistan‘s Panjshir Valley may be bloodied but are not bowed in opposing the Taliban, who have claimed victory over the entire country, a resistance leader told The Washington Times. Ali Nazary, head of foreign…
United States invade Iraq
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Video: Why did the United States Invade Iraq and What were the Catastrophic Consequences? Two major justifications for starting the war were put forward by then-President George W. Bush, one of which was Saddam Hussein's connection to al-Qaeda and the other was the destruction of…