طهران – الرياض: الطريق إلى الزلزال

علي هاشم ليس التوتر الحديث بين إيران والسعودية وليد اللحظة، هو نتيجة عقود من التنافس على التأثير في المنطقة وعلى أحقية صياغة هويتها. في هذا الملف نقرأ في تاريخ العلاقة منذ زمن الملكية في إيران، نستعرض خارج السياق التاريخي بعض المحطات التي تؤكد أن الطريق إلى الزلزال بدأ منذ زمن. التوتر بين إيران والسعودية هو…

Dmitry Peskov: US Intelligence Instigated Jabhat al-Nusra Attack in Hama

Russian Ministry of Defense Briefing on Terrorist Offensive in Idlib De-escalation Zone 21 September، 2017 Moscow, SANA The Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov reaffirmed that the attack launched by Jabhat al-Nusra in the area of de-escalation zone north of Hama came at the instigation of the US intelligence to stop the advance of the Syrian Army…

Echoes of Iraq-WMD Fraud in Syria

Robert Parry The New York Times and other Western media have learned few lessons from the Iraq War, including how the combination of a demonized foreign leader and well-funded “activists” committed to flooding the process with fake data can lead to dangerously false conclusions that perpetuate war. What we have seen in Syria over the…

United Nations and Syria: Enablers of ‘Aggressive War’

Robert Parry Many people still want to believe that the United Nations engages in impartial investigations and thus is more trustworthy than, say, self-interested governments, whether Russia or the United States. But trust in U.N. agencies is no longer well placed; whatever independence they may have once had has been broken, a reality relevant to…