US Wants Da’esh Sponsors to Rebuild Iraq

Tony Cartalucci Like a local mafia that breaks car windows by night and repairs them by day, the United States has enlisted its Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) partners – namely Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait, and the United Arab Emirates – to “rebuild” in Iraq in the wake of the defeated, self-proclaimed Islamic State (ISIS) these…

Energy War Heats Up: Israeli-Turkish Normalization and Turkish Base in Qatar

By Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya After shooting down a Russian Sukhoi Su-24M tactical bomber jet operating in Syrian airspace, in early December 2015 the Turkish government sent a heavily armed battalion to the Zilkan military base in Iraq. This move ignited tensions between Ankara and the Iraqi federal government, which renounced it as an act of…

Lavrov on Syria

By Vladimír Suchan Yesterday’s press conference by Sergey Lavrov focused on Syria has brought together at this possibly turning point Russia’s older positions together with some new subtle/subtile emphases and signals with respect to Moscow’s view on how to solve the war in Syria together with Russia’s “colleagues,” who have been trying to destroy Syria…

Gulf Monarchs Snub Camp David Summit

By Walter Smolarek On May 14, senior leaders of the Gulf Cooperation Council states met with President Obama in a high-profile summit at the Camp David presidential retreat. The GCC is an alliance composed of Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar and Oman, all governed by absolute monarchies that play key roles…

Saudi-GCC Coalition Bombs Airport in Sanaa to Block Relief

Iran sends humanitarian assistance through Oman By Abayomi Azikiwe Syria 360° Fighter aircraft from the Saudi-GCC coalition continued its massive bombing operations in Yemen during late April by attacking the international airport in the capital of Sanaa. These attacks on the airport are designed to block aid coming in from the Islamic Republic of Iran…

Qatar and Da’ash in Syria

قطر ارتباطها بمجموعات متطرفة في سورية رغم انضمامها الظاهري للتحالف الدولي 03/11/2014 الدوحة-سانا ذكرت وكالة رويترز في سياق تحليل إخباري لها أنه وعلى الرغم من انضمام قطر الشكلي إلى التحالف الدولي لضرب تنظيم داعش الإرهابي في سورية والعراق إلا أنها لا تزال تشكل ملاذاً آَمناً للمجموعات المتطرفة مع تقارير عن تسكع سيارات تحمل شعارات التنظيم…

Syria slams GCC summit statement as “lies, delusions”

Syria slams GCC summit statement as “lies, delusions” The Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani with the leaders of the GCC countries at the opening session of the GCC summit in Kuwait December 10, 2013 The Syrian Foreign Ministry on Wednesday slammed as “lies and delusions” the statement of a Gulf Cooperation Council…

MOSCOW: DOHA SUMMIT’S DECISIONS ON SYRIA ILLEGAL

Moscow : Arab Summit’s Decisions on Syria Illegal Mar 27, 2013   MOSCOW, (SANA)-Russian Foreign Ministry criticized the decisions taken by the Arab League yesterday on Syria, affirming that they were illegal, slamming at the decision taken by the UN Human Rights council on Syria, describing it as “politicized.” Russia Today Website quoted the Russian…

SYRIA REJECTS ARAB LEAGUE RESOLUTIONS

Government: Syria Rejects AL Resolutions, Warns against “Playing with Fire” Mar 27, 2013 DAMASCUS, (SANA)- The Syrian government dismissed the resolution taken by the Arab League (AL) on March 26, 2013 as it will have serious repercussions on the League’s future as well as on the joint Arab action and Arab national security. In a…

PARTITIONING SYRIA AT THE DOHA SUMMIT

The conspiracy against Syria being hatched at the Doha summit is a massive gamble, as well as a historic crime. A fighter fires towards Syrian government forces positions from a building in Saif al-Dawla district in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo on 25 March 2013. (Photo: AFP – Bulent Kilic) Ibrahim al-Amin In Beirut,…

RUSSIA WARNS NATO, GULF STATES, NOT TO INVADE SYRIA

TURKISH JET INCIDENT AS A PROPAGANDA WEAPON AGAINST SYRIA AND RUSSIA Courtesy of Stop NATO Interfax October 2, 2012 Russia urges NATO, Middle East countries not to invade Syria ==== Turkey: NATO’s Neo-Ottoman Spearhead in the Middle East Turkish Actions Designed To Trigger NATO Confrontation With Syria? ==== Russia urges NATO and the countries of the…