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1:39 [The American Conservative] (E)
Mideast Peacemaking is No Longer Made-in-America
As 2017 comes to a close, the warring parties in Syria are moving towards reconciliation—but the U.S. is not among them.
1:17 [Moon of Alabama] (E)
U.S. Surrenders On Syria
Resistance Turns Eyes On Israel
1:14 [The Duran] (E)
Confirmed: Palestinian President to visit Egypt and Turkey
Abbas will meet with the Presidents of Egypt and Turkey rather than the Vice President of the United States.
1:12 [The Duran] (E)
Turkey and Jordan reconsidering relations with Israel
On the 13th of December, Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will host a summit of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation to discuss how to deal with Donald Trump’s universally condemned decision to recognise Jerusalem al-Quds as the Israeli capital.
1:11 [Europalestine] (F)
Voici ce qui se passe en Palestine en ce moment : vidéo !
La barbarie de l’occupant là, devant nos yeux. Et une détestation qui ne cesse de grandir dans le monde entier pour cette occupation, cette volonté de déshumaniser les Palestiniens, de les détruire, pour ce régime qui fait penser aux pires dictatures, et qui déconsidère à tout jamais l’ensemble des gouvernants qui se taisent lâchement.
1:01 [Nachrichten heute] (D)
Aus illegal mach legal: Der US- israelische „Friedensplan“ für Palästina
In der vergangenen Woche hat US Präsident Donald Trump Jerusalem – das ganze Jerusalem – als Hauptstadt Israels anerkannt. Die Verlegung der US Botschaft dorthin soll auf dem Fusse folgen, ebenso die sogenannten Friedengespräche zwischen Israel und Palästina, wobei die USA den „Vermittler“ spielen wollen. Völkerrechtlich: Schwachsinn
1:00 [The American Conservative] (E)
Did Saudi Arabia Just Try To Give the West Bank to Israel?
The crown prince could be working to engineer a two-state solution that favors Israel. The Trump declaration recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and relocating the U.S. embassy there is as historically significant to Israel’s control of Jerusalem as the Balfour Declaration was to recognizing the rights of the Jewish people in Palestine.
20:42 [Press TV] (E)
Yemeni snipers kill 19 Saudi troopers, mercenaries in retaliatory attacks
Yemeni army soldiers, backed by fighters from allied Popular Committees, have shot dead 19 Saudi troops and pro-Saudi militiamen loyal to resigned Yemeni president Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi in the kingdom’s southwestern border region of Najran.
15:35 [RT] (E)
Turkey criticizes Arab states’ ‘weakness’ ahead of Istanbul summit on Jerusalem
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has invited leaders from more than 50 Muslim countries to agree a response. Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said: “It seems some countries are very timid of the US.” Egypt and the United Arab Emirates will send foreign ministers, while Saudi Arabia had yet to say how it would participate.
14:58 [Al Masdar News] (E)
ISIS launches shock offensive against Syrian Army, crosses the Euphrates in force
According to fresh reports from military-affiliated sources, an ISIS strike force stationed on the eastern shore of the Euphrates carried out a powerful cross-river assault against the Syrian Arab Army late yesterday, striking military positions north of Abu Kamal.
14:37 [SANA] (E)
Army eradicates last gatherings of Jabhat al-Nusra at Tal al-Maqtoul in Damascus Countryside
Army units inflicted heavy losses upon Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists in the areas of Beit Jin and Mugher al-Mir in Damascus southwestern countryside.
14:34 [RT] (E)
2 Palestinians on motorcycle killed in ‘drone’ attack, IDF deny involvement
Two men on a motorcycle were reportedly killed in a drone strike carried out by the Israeli military in the Gaza Strip Tuesday, according to Palestinian media reports.
23:35 [The Duran] (E)
Palestine suspends all talks with US
It would appear that Palestine now favours Russia as a de-facto global mediator.
15:44 [Press TV] (E)
US is partner in bloodshed with al-Quds move, Erdogan says
“With their decision to recognize Jerusalem al-Quds as Israel`s capital, the United States has become a partner in the bloodshed,” the Turkish president noted.
15:38 [Press TV] (E)
Hezbollah leader says Trump, White House isolated over al-Quds decision
The leader of Lebanon’s Hezbollah resistance movement says the recent decision by US President Donald Trump to formally recognize Jerusalem al-Quds as the capital of Israel has made the United States and White House isolated in the world.
13:15 [RT] (E)
Putin orders withdrawal of Russian troops from Syria during surprise visit to Khmeimim Airbase
Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered the withdrawal of Russian troops from Syria. He gave the command during a surprise visit to Khmeimim Airbase in Syria’s Latakia province on Monday morning.
3:52 [Press TV] (E)
Saudi airstrikes on training base kill 26 people in Yemen’s Hajjah province
At least 26 Yemenis have lost their lives after warplanes belong to the Saudi-led military coalition hit a training camp in the northwestern province of Hajjah.
2:01 [Press TV] (F)
Qods : le piège se referme sur Israël
D’une évolution à l’autre, pas un jour ne passe sans qu’un nouveau fait ne se produise au Moyen-Orient avec son cortège de surprises et d’inattendus. Or, ce tourbillon stratégique renvoie à une crainte profonde : les plans concoctés depuis plusieurs décennies au Moyen-Orient n’ont pas abouti ; pis, ce sont des effets inverses qui se sont produits à tous les coups.
1:57 [Global Relay Network] (F)
Ô Jérusalem! Requiem pour une solution à deux états
Il a peut-être des petites mains, mais le Président US Donald Trump semble avoir un grand pied. Et avec son choix de reconnaître Jérusalem en tant que capitale d’Israël, il l’a envoyé avec force dans cette partie de la diplomatie conventionnelle internationale de pacification du Moyen-Orient qui ne voit jamais le soleil.
1:57 [The Electronic Intifada] (E)
Oh Jerusalem: Requiem for the two-state solution
He may have small hands, but US President Donald Trump appears to have a big foot. And with his decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, he has shoved it squarely up the part of conventional international Middle East peacemaking diplomacy that never sees the sun.
1:51 [Pars today] (F)
Idlib: Moscou dit non à la CIA
« La Russie n’a aucun plan d’action au sujet de la coopération avec les États-Unis sur la zone de désescalade dans la province d’Idlib », a déclaré le chef de la diplomatie russe, Sergueï Lavrov lors d’une conférence de presse à Vienne en marge d’une réunion de l’OSCE (Organisation pour la sécurité et la coopération en Europe).
20:20 [Mondo Weiss] (E)
‘My aim is not to resolve the conflict’ — former top Israeli negotiator
"My aim is not to resolve the conflict. My aim is to secure a Jewish democratic Israel . . . the Zionist vision that came true 70 years ago," Gilead Sher, an Israeli negotiator at Camp David in 2000, says. Settlers, he says, are much happier with the status quo. If you ever wondered why there has been no peace deal, here`s your answer.
17:17 [Press TV] (E)
Israeli police officer seriously wounded in al-Quds stabbing assault
An Israeli police officer has sustained critical injuries after a Palestinian man carried out a stabbing attack in the wake of the recent decision by US President Donald Trump to recognize Israeli-occupied Jerusalem al-Quds as the capital of the Tel Aviv regime.
17:13 [Press TV] (E)
Gazans burn photos of Saudi king, crown prince
The rally, organized by the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP), drew thousands in the besieged enclave to protest the most serious inroad in recent years to the third holiest site in Islam.
16:24 [RT] (E)
Erdogan slams Israel as ‘terrorist state’ that ‘kills children’
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan lashed out against Israel Sunday, calling it a ‘terrorist state’ that ‘kills children.’ Erdogan promised to fight to the bitter end against Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of the Jewish state.
16:01 [Sputnik Deutschland] (D)
Arabische Liga zu Trumps Jerusalem-Beschluss: Palästina global anerkennen, USA zurechtweisen
Die Führung der Arabischen Liga hat die Weltgemeinschaft aufgerufen, den Staat Palästina mit der Hauptstadt in Ostjerusalem anzuerkennen sowie die USA aufgefordert, die Anerkennung von Jerusalem als israelische Hauptstadt zurückzuziehen. Dies meldete die Nachrichtenagentur Middle East News Agency am Sontag.
15:57 [MintPress News] (E)
"We Will Not Serve in Your Army!” Orthodox Jews in Jerusalem Beaten, Arrested for Refusing Draft
While U.S. President Donald Trump’s announcement to move the Israeli embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem has dangerously fueled an international powder keg, another keg is burning in the heart of that city....Rabbi Hirsh in Jerusalem told me that the IDF is seen by the community as an army of occupation that wages needless wars and oppresses the Palestinian people.
15:56 [Moon of Alabama] (E)
Syria - ISIS Is Defeated - The U.S. Is Next In Line
The Islamic State in Syrian and Iraq is officially defeated. The UN resolution which allowed other countries to fight ISIS within Syria and Iraq no longer applies. But the U.S. military, despite the lack of any legal basis, wants to continue its occupation of Syria`s north-east. The attempt to do so will fail. Its Kurdish allies in the area are already moving away from it and now prefer Russian protection.
3:27 [Blauer Bote Magazin] (D)
Marco Glowatzki: Bericht aus Syrien (Youtube-Videos)
Der Hamburger Schneidermeister und Modeschöpfer Marco Glowatzki ist im November/Dezember 2017 erneut in Syrien unterwegs, um sich ein Bild der Lage vor Ort zu machen. In seinem Youtube-Channel veröffentlicht er kurze Videos zu seinen Erlebnissen vor Ort – aus den Gegenden um Tartous, Banias oder Hama beispielsweise – und zeigt das aktuelle Leben der Menschen in dem vom Krieg geschundenen Land Syrien.
20:48 [Parteibuch] (D)
Irak erklärt ISIS für besiegt
Der irakische Regierungschef Haider Al-Abadi hat am heutigen Samstag bekanntgegeben, dass die Terrorgruppe ISIS im Irak besiegt ist, nachdem irakische Sicherheitskräfte die komplette Wüstengegend an der Grenze zu Syrien unter Kontrolle gebracht haben.
13:45 [Press TV] (E)
Riyadh advancing Israeli interests, Palestinian officials worry
Palestinian officials have expressed worry that Saudi Arabia is forgoing important Palestinian rights as it acts behind the scenes to advance a United States “grand bargain” over the Israeli-Palestinian conflict that heavily favors Israel.
13:34 [SANA] (E)
Palestinians continue demonstrations against Trump’s decision on Jerusalem, four killed
Two Palestinians were killed in airstrikes staged by Israeli warplanes on Gaza Strip at dawn on Saturday as the total number of the martyrs since yesterday rose to four.
0:13 [youtube] (E)
Yemen Cries For Humanitarian Help - Soraya Tebbani
108morris interviewing an insider of Yemen`s quagmire
23:55 [Press TV] (E)
Tillerson warns Saudi about its actions in Mideast
"With respect to Saudi Arabia`s engagement with Qatar, how they`re handling the Yemen war that they`re engaged in, the Lebanon situation, we would encourage them to be a bit more measured and a bit more thoughtful in those actions to, I think, fully consider the consequences," Tillerson said.
20:57 [Al Waght] (E)
Saudi Warplanes Intimidate Pro-Palestinian Demonstrators in Yemen
Saudi warplanes have intimidatingly flown over hundreds of thousands of Yemenis who protested on Friday afternoon against the US decision to recognize Al-Quds (Jerusalem) as the capital of the Israeli entity.
20:46 [Sputnik] (E)
Trump’s Jerusalem Move to Hinder Return of Palestinian Refugees - Lebanese PM
The ministerial meeting of the International Support Group for Lebanon, currently being hosted by France, is aimed at rallying support for Lebanon and Hariri, whose resignation last month, from which he later stepped back, has sparked fears of renewed turmoil in the crisis-ridden region.
19:23 [Al Masdar News] (E)
Iraqi forces liberate 35 villages from IS terrorists near Syrian border
According to Hashd Al-Sha’abi’s official media wing, the Iraqi Armed Forces liberated at least 35 villages in western Iraq, while also killing 21 Islamic State terrorists and destroying several armored vehicles.
19:21 [Sputnik] (E)
Israeli Servicemen Down Rocket Fired From Gaza Strip - IDF
The latest missile launch is already the third in the past two days as tensions between Palestine and Israel have been mounting in the wake of US President Trump`s Jerusalem decision.
19:13 [Al Masdar News] (E)
Thousands of Jordanian protesters demand government cut ties with Israel
Thousands of Jordanians took to the streets of Amman on Friday to protest the decision by the U.S. President Donald Trump to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. During their march in ‘Amman, the demonstrators demanded that their government cut all ties with Israel in protest of Donald Trump’s decision.
16:02 [SANA] (E)
Army kills scores of al-Nusra terrorists in Aleppo countryside
The Syrian Arab Army, in cooperation with the allied forces, continued on Friday its operations to eradicate Jabhat al-Nusra terrorist organization from the southeastern countryside of Aleppo.
5:56 [Press TV] (E)
Israeli tank, aircraft attack Gaza security posts
The Israeli military says an aircraft and a tank have targeted two security posts in the besieged Gaza Strip.
23:44 [Press TV] (E)
Protesters in Jordan vow to fight Trump`s al-Quds decision
Hundreds of Jordanians have gathered near the US embassy in the capital Amman to protest against US President Donald Trump`s recognition of Jerusalem al-Quds as Israel`s "capital."
23:30 [EIR] (E)
Responses to Trump Announcement to Move Embassy to Jerusalem
President Donald Trump announced today that the United States recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, but he plans to delay actually moving the embassy from Tel Aviv due to logistical constraints.
18:12 [SANA] (E)
159 persons have their legal status settled in Hasaka
159 persons from Hasaka city and its countryside had their legal status settled in the framework of the continued local reconciliations in all provinces.
16:41 [Sputnik Deutschland] (D)
„Trump ist Mixer“: Erdogan wird Jerusalem-Frage mit Putin erörtern
Der türkische Präsident Recep Tayyip Erdogan wird die Entscheidung seines US-Amtskollegen Donald Trump, Jerusalem als Hauptstadt Israels anzuerkennen, mit dem russischen Staatschef Wladimir Putin erörtern.
16:30 [Al Masdar News] (E)
Military commander of FSA seriously wounded by Russian forces while fighting alongside Al-Qaeda
According to a Syrian military report, the commander of Jaysh Al-Nasr, Hassan Abu Al-Bara’a, was critically wounded, today, when a Russian jet bombed the FSA’s operation room near the town of Al-Rahjan in northeastern Hama.
15:36 [Al Jazeera] (E)
Erdogan: US Jerusalem move puts region in ring of fire
Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan has criticised US President Donald Trump`s decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel`s capital, saying it would throw this region into "a ring of fire".
15:32 [Press TV] (E)
Yemeni Houthi Ansarullah fighters stage show of force in Sana’a
Yemeni Houthi Ansarullah fighters have staged a show of force in Sana’a by holding a mass memorial ceremony for comrades killed during this month`s bitter clashes with loyalists to slain former president Ali Abdullah Saleh for the control of the capital.
15:19 [Press TV] (E)
Palestine’s Hamas calls for ‘rage day’ against US, Israel
The Palestinian resistance movement Hamas decries as a declaration of “war” a US decision to recognize Jerusalem al-Quds as the “capital” of the occupying regime in Israel, calling for a “day of rage” against Washington and Tel Aviv.
14:39 [Sputnik Deutschland] (D)
Assad: „Nicht Trump, sondern Geschichte“ besiegelt Jerusalems Schicksal
Das Schicksal Jerusalems soll nicht vom Staatschef eines Landes, sondern von der Geschichte besiegelt werden. Dies teilte der syrische Präsident Baschar al-Assad in seinem Twitter-Account mit.
3:14 [Al Jazeera] (E)
Jordan `humiliated` by Trump`s decision on Jerusalem
As Palestinians continue to denounce the Trump administration`s intention of recognising Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, several Arab leaders have voiced their discontent with the move, which many fear will have dangerous consequences for the region as a whole.
17:57 [Mint Press News] (E)
Saudi Weapons of War: Bullets, Bombs, Mercenaries, Media, Blackmail
The Saudi war against Yemen would not be possible without military support from the United States and other Western allies. It also would not be possible without the political and financial clout to control the narrative surrounding one of the most repressive regimes in existence.
16:02 [RT] (E)
‘Declaration of war’: Trump’s Jerusalem decision lights Middle East powder keg
The IDF is on high alert after Hamas called for a “day of rage” ahead of the White House’s expected announcement to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. The planned demonstrations come as nations around the world condemn Trump’s decision.
15:52 [flutterbareer] (D)
Syrische Armee erobert alle Dörfer westlich des Euphrats, Weg zwischen Damaskus und Bagdad frei
Damit ist die gesamte Westbank des Euphrats unter der Kontrolle der syrischen Armee, viele Syrer kehren von den syrischen Flüchtlingslagern in ihre Heimat zurück.
14:09 [Al Masdar News] (E)
Road from Beirut to Tehran opened after Syrian Army’s victory in Deir Ezzor
The Iranian government may have scored their most important regional victory of the year after their allies from the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) liberated the entire western bank of the Euphrates River in the Deir Ezzor Governorate today.
11:59 [RT Deutsch] (D)
Israel protestiert gegen Korruption - Netanjahu verschärft Kriegsrhetorik
Gegen den israelischen Ministerpräsidenten richten sich nicht weniger als vier Ermittlungsverfahren. Die Staatsanwaltschaft wirft ihm Korruption, Bestechlichkeit und Steuerhinterziehung vor. Unterdessen wird die außenpolitische Rhetorik gegen den Iran immer schärfer.
11:04 [Press TV] (E)
‘Detained Saudi princes, tycoons agree to cash settlements’
The majority of high-profile figures recently detained in Saudi Arabia’s mass purge of royals and businessmen have agreed to monetary settlements in exchange for their freedom, the Saudi attorney general says.
11:00 [Press TV] (E)
Saudi-led coalition intensifies airstrikes against Yemen after death of Saleh
The Saudi-led coalition has intensified its airstrikes against the Yemeni capital, Sana’a, and other areas following the killing of the former Yemeni president, Ali Abdullah Saleh.
0:37 [RT Deutsch] (D)
Jerusalem-Konflikt: Erdogan droht mit Abbruch diplomatischer Beziehungen zu Israel
Die Anerkennung werde zum Abbruch aller diplomatischen Beziehungen zu Israel führen, warnte das Staatsoberhaupt.
0:22 [Press TV] (E)
Saudis play pro-Palestinian by warning Trump
Saudis warn Trump over embassy relocation to Jerusalem
14:39 [RT] (E)
Turkey threatens to ax diplomatic ties with Israel if US recognizes Jerusalem as capital
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Tuesday that US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital would be a “red line” for Muslims. He also warned such a step would force Ankara to cut diplomatic ties with the Jewish state.
14:18 [Press TV] (E)
Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri rescinds resignation: Cabinet
Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri has revoked his resignation, the country’s cabinet says, one month after he made a surprise departure announcement in the Saudi capital of Riyadh and threw the Middle Eastern country into political turmoil.
13:07 [SANA] (E)
Army’s Air Defense shoots down 3 Israeli missiles near Damascus countryside
The army’s air defense confronted an Israeli missile attack on one of the military posts in Damascus countryside, destroying three of them.
3:39 [Saba] (E)
Aggression kills, injures 18 civilians in Sana`a
A security official told Saba that the US-Saudi aggression warplanes hit the Market in the district, killing or injuring 18 civilians in an initial toll.
16:20 [Al Arabiya] (E)
Yemen’s ex-President Ali Abdullah Saleh killed during Sanaa clashes
Sources from Yemen`s General People`s Congress confirmed their leader and ex-President Ali Abdullah Saleh was killed on Monday during fierce clashes in the capital Sanaa with Houthi militias.
16:18 [Press TV] (E)
Houthi: We managed to thwart major threat to Yemen’s security
Leader of Yemen’s Ansarullah movement, Abdul-Malik al-Houthi, says the movement has managed to thwart a major threat to the country’s security by defeating the plot hatched by former president, Ali Abdullah Saleh, and his forces.
15:59 [SANA] (E)
The Legal status of 114 persons settled in Qamishli
Some 114 persons have had their legal status settled in Qamishli city on Monday after they turned themselves in to authorities and pledged to not carry out any act that might harm the homeland or affect its security.
15:28 [Press TV] (E)
Qatari foreign minister meets Persian Gulf Arab counterparts in Kuwait amid ongoing dispute
Qatar’s Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani has met his Persian Gulf Arab counterparts in Kuwait ahead of a summit of the six Arab nations of the region.
15:14 [Sputnik Deutschland] (D)
Erdogan: „Washington will Türkei in die Knie zwingen und spalten“
Die USA wollen laut dem türkischen Präsidenten Recep Tayyip Erdogan die Türkei bestrafen und diskreditieren, weil sie das ihr von außen aufgezwungene Szenario nicht befolgt.
22:54 [Press TV] (E)
Iraqi commander rejects calls to disband popular forces
An Iraqi commander has rejected calls for the disbanding of Iraq’s Popular Mobilization Units (PMU), also known by their Arabic name as Hashd al-Sha’abi, which have played a major role in pushing out the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group.
22:34 [Mondo Weiss] (E)
War rumblings continue, as Netanhayu says Iran is another Nazi Germany
Continued threat of a wider war in the Mideast, after a bellicose speech by Benjamin Netanyahu that says Iran "has a "ruthless commitment to murdering Jews."
17:35 [Press TV] (E)
Situation under control in Sana`a: Yemen governing body
Yemen`s Supreme Political Council which runs state affairs says the situation in the capital Sana`a is back to normal following days of violent clashes between forces loyal to ex-president Ali Abdullah Saleh and Houthi fighters.
15:26 [SANA] (E)
100 persons, including 40 gunmen, have their status settled in Daraa
SANA reporter said that, some 100 persons, including 40 gunmen, from Sha’ara town in al-Lajat area in Daraa province, who had earlier turned themselves in and handed over their arms to the authorities concerned, have had their status settled.
14:01 [Press TV] (E)
Yemen`s Houthi fighters say missile attack launched at Abu Dhabi nuclear plant
Yemen`s Houthi Ansarullah movement says it has fired a cruise missile at a nuclear power plant in the United Arab Emirates capital, Abu Dhabi.
21:01 [Press TV] (E)
Yemen`s Houthi says former President Saleh must reconsider stance approved by enemies
The leader of Yemen`s popular Houthi Ansarullah movement, Abdul-Malik al-Houthi, has criticized the stance adopted by former President Ali Abdullah Saleh and the forces loyal to him to create chaos in the Yemeni capital, Sana’a, calling the move a betrayal of the impoverished nation.
14:32 [RT Deutsch] (D)
"Außenpolitisches Abenteurertum": Saudi-Arabiens neues Selbstbewusstsein
Von Malte Daniljuk - Saudi-Arabien verfolgt eine deutlich aggressivere Politik nach innen und außen. Während das Königreich eine Image-Kampagne startet, um seinen Ruf als fundamentalistische Autokratie loszuwerden, schwenken Politik und Medien schon auf den nächsten Krieg ein.
1:58 [Reseau International] (F)
MBS ne veut pas seulement devenir roi de l’Arabie, mais aussi celui du monde musulman dans son ensemble
Le prince Mohamed Ben Salmane s’est vu attribuer divers qualificatifs dont les plus courants sont : intrépide, téméraire, écervelé, impulsif, ambitieux, etc.
1:46 [wunderhaft] (D)
Der Betrug der Arabischen Liga in Krisenzeiten der arabischen Welt
Am 19. November 2017 ist ist die Arabische Liga wieder einmal aus ihrem Dornröschenschlaf erwacht.
16:37 [Al Masdar News] (E)
Syrian Army retakes town in southern Aleppo amid heavy jihadist resistance – video
Following an intense battle that lasted for several hours on Thursday, the Syrian Army managed to recapture Abisan and its corresponding hilltop.
11:09 [SANA] (E)
Deir Ezzor Governor: Reconstruction process starts in Abu Kamal preparing for the return of the people to their homes
Governor of DeirEzzorMohammad Ibrahim Samra inspected on Thursday the volume of sabotage and destruction caused by Daesh terrorist organization (ISIS) in Abu Kamal liberated city.
0:23 [Mondo Weiss] (E)
Israel will get ‘more understanding’ from Trump’s negotiators because they’re all observant Jews, Sharansky says
Israel can expect more understanding from Donald Trump`s negotiating team because they are all observant Jews, Natan Sharansky of the Jewish Agency said Tuesday night. Netanyahu will come forward with a `serious` proposal for peace, Sharansky says, and Arab countries will put pressure on Palestinian leadership to accept it.
19:03 [RT Deutsch] (D)
„Beschämende Komplizenschaft“: Britisches Militär bildet saudische Truppen für Krieg gegen Jemen aus
Wie am Sonntag bekannt wurde, bildet das britische Militär saudische Infanteristen für den Einsatz im Jemen aus. Die geheime Mission kam durch einen versehentlichen Facebook-Eintrag des daran beteiligten Bataillons heraus. Von einer Komplizenschaft der Schande ist nun die Rede.
18:38 [Sputnik news] (F)
Daech est vaincu, mais pas ce qui l’a enfanté
Le terrorisme en Syrie et en Irak touche à sa fin. Mais, est-ce que les politiques de changement de régime et de guerres pour des intérêts géopolitiques, économiques et stratégiques qui l’ont engendré vont s’arrêter? Nous ne pouvons pas répondre par l’affirmative. Cependant, les continuer va mener inéluctablement à plus de malheurs et de désastres.
18:43 [SANA] (E)
Army establishes control over two villages in Aleppo countryside, authorities foil terrorist attacks in Homs
Units of the Syrian Arab Army, in cooperation with the allied forces, conducted on Wednesday special operations against gatherings for Jabhat al-Nusra terrorist organization in Aleppo’s southeastern countryside, regaining control over the villages of Mazraa and Azeizet Abeisan southwest of Khanasir town.
13:29 [Zero Hedge] (E)
Israeli Defense Minister Contradicts Netanyahu: "There Is No Iranian Military Force On Syrian Land"
The Israeli-Saudi narrative of "blame Iran first" is crumbling fast.
13:11 [Orient XXI] (F)
Les forêts, piliers de la colonisation en Palestine
En novembre 2016, le plus grand incendie de l’histoire d’Israël ravage les forêts environnant Haïfa. Les Palestiniens sont immédiatement accusés, le Likoud parle même d’une « intifada des flammes ». Mahmoud Abbas réagit : « Le gouvernement israélien exploite le feu pour accuser les Palestiniens. […] Ce sont nos arbres et nos terres ancestrales qui brûlent ». Si les forêts d’Israël cristallisent ainsi les tensions, c’est que l’afforestation a joué un rôle discret, mais important, dans l’histoire de l’appropriation des terres palestiniennes.
13:10 [Al Masdar News] (E)
Syrian Army within 20km of strategic airbase in east Idlib – map
The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) scored a major advance in the southern countryside of the Aleppo Governorate, yesterday, capturing several sites from the Al-Qaeda linked Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham terrorist group.
12:27 [Neue Rheinische Zeitung] (D)
Keine militärische Lösung in Syrien Von Donald Trump und Wladimir Putin
Die Präsidenten der USA und Russlands, Donald Trump und Wladimir Putin, haben am 10.11.2017 in Danang (Vietnam) eine gemeinsame Erklärung abgegeben. Darin betonen sie, dass es für die Situation in Syrien keine militärische Lösung geben könne. Darüber hinaus bekräftigte Präsident Trump, dass er ein gutes Treffen mit Präsident Putin gehabt habe und dass der erfolgreiche Abschluss eines Abkommens heute Tausende von Leben retten werde.
12:23 [Neue Rheinische Zeitung] (D)
Teilung Palästinas eine große Fehlentscheidung: Nach 70 Jahren Teilung von Palästina
Am 29. November sind 70 Jahre Teilung Palästinas vergangen, die zur Sondergründung des Pseudostaates Israel führte, was wiederholte Aggressionen und Kriege im Nahen Osten mit sich brachte. Der so genannte Staat Israel entstand gegen den Willen der arabischen Staaten, gegen den Willen der einheimischen Bevölkerung Palästinas. Diese überrumpelnde Staatsgründung, ungewollt von der einheimischen Bevölkerung, führte seitdem zu endlosen Kriegen, Krisen und Destabilisierung der ganzen Region. Bis heute noch.
0:12 [Unusual Traveler] (E)
As Tourist In Homs, From The Most Devastated City In Syria And Back To Normal Life
Normal life in Homs is returning back to normal with the city getting rebuild fast; kids are back to schools, traditional restaurants are open, locals have started to move back and rebuild their homes, and shashlik stands are filling the street with the great smell of bbq.
19:01 [Al Masdar News] (E)
Syrian Army liberates entire region between Mayadeen and Salihiyah in southeast Deir Ezzor – map
The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) liberated seven towns in the Euphrates River Valley this week, forcing the Islamic State (IS) to retreat south towards the strategic city of Albukamal.
18:05 [SANA] (E)
Aleppo: 59 people’s legal statuses were settled in local reconciliation
In the framework of local reconciliations, 59 persons’ legal statuses were settled in western, eastern, and northern Aleppo countryside.
16:38 [Press TV] (E)
Executing seven, Saudi Arabia brings 2017 beheading toll to 130
Saudi Arabia has executed six Yemeni men and a Saudi man, bringing to 130 the total number of the people beheaded by the kingdom since the beginning of the year.
16:27 [The Duran] (E)
Saudi Arabia’s coalition crumbles in Yemen. 5 key takeaways from a failed war
Sudanese mercenaries fighting on the front lines, foreign officers and proxies in revolt.
16:22 [Sputnik Deutschland] (D)
USA riegeln ihre Basis in At Tanf ab – samt 50.000 Bewohnern
Die USA haben ihren Stützpunkt im syrischen At Tanf in einem Umkreis von 55 Kilometern abgeriegelt und somit rund 50.000 Bewohner isoliert. „Die Menschen dort brauchen dringend humanitäre Hilfe“, sagte Generalleutnant Sergej Kuralenko, Chef des Aussöhnungszentrums in Syrien, am Montag.
15:50 [SANA] (E)
Army regains control over al-Quriyeh town in Deir Ezzor
A military source said that army units, in cooperation with the allied forces, on Tuesday regained control over al-Quriyeh town on al-Mayadeen-al-Boukamal direction in the southeastern countryside of Deir Ezzor.
14:27 [sputniknews] (E)
US Traps Over 50,000 People by Sealing Zone Around Its Base in Syria - Moscow
The humanitarian situation in Syria`s At Tanf is extremely difficult, as refugees in the neighboring Rukban camp cannot get access to humanitarian and medical aid due to the US` actions, according to the Russian military.
14:26 [EuroPalestine] (F)
Les conditions de passage en Egypte pour les Gazaouis : le récit édifiant de Muhammad
Ouverture des frontières à Rafah depuis la réconciliation ? Attente interminable, interrogatoires, cellules de prison infectes et racket : c’est ce à quoi sont confrontés les Palestiniens qui parviennent à quitter Gaza, pendant les rares jours où l’Egypte à la solde d’Israel, ouvre la frontière de Rafah. Extraits du récit de Muhammad.
14:13 [Comité Valmy] (F)
Retour De La Russie Au Moyen-orient - par Alain Corvez
La Russie est désormais le seul acteur en mesure de parler avec tous les protagonistes de la région, expliquant à chacun qu’elle est en mesure de comprendre leurs intérêts vitaux et de trouver une réponse cohérente à leurs inquiétudes contradictoires.
17:37 [Moon of Alabama] (E)
Trump Wants Peace With Erdogan - The Miltary Wants To Sabotage It
President Trump is attempting to calm down the U.S. conflict with Turkey. The military junta in the White House has different plans. It now attempts to circumvent the decision the president communicated to his Turkish counterpart. The result will be more Turkish-U.S. acrimony.
8:25 [Fars News Agency] (E)
Israeli Settlers, Intelligence Officers Break into al-Aqsa
A sum of 62 Israeli settlers and 3 intelligence officers, backed by a police escort, forced their way into al-Aqsa Mosque compound in occupied Jerusalem on Sunday.
6:52 [RT] (E)
Saudi-led ‘Arab NATO’ declares total war on terrorism, not particular ‘country or sect’
Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Salman has vowed to “wipe” terrorists from the “face of the earth” using resources available to the Islamic Military Alliance, a so-called ‘Arab NATO’ which claims to be targeting a “faceless enemy,” rather than any particular “sect” or “country.”
2:57 [Press TV] (E)
Iraqi forces comb over 170 villages for Daesh terrorists
Iraqi forces have successfully combed some 175 villages located in the desert regions between the Anbar and Nineveh provinces on the lookout for lingering Daesh terrorists.
2:14 [RT Deutsch] (D)
"Fallengelassen wie heiße Kartoffeln": Keine US-Waffen mehr an syrische Kurden
Den Angaben des türkischen Außenministers zufolge hat der US-Präsident Donald Trump seinem türkischen Amtskollegen Recep Tayyip Erdogan am Telefon zugesagt, die Waffenlieferungen an die syrischen Kurden (YPG) einzustellen.
0:28 [Dedefensa] (F)
La mobilisation n’est pas (tout à fait) la guerre
La réunion à Sotchi d’une conférence-clef des dirigeants des secteurs militaires et industriels de défense avec le président Poutine et le Vice-Premier ministre, chargé de l’industrie d’armement, Dmitri Rogozine, a eu un certain écho dans les différents canaux et domaines de la communication dans le bloc-BAO.
0:26 [Pars Today] (F)
Syrie : les USA lâcheront-ils les Kurdes?
Le président des États-Unis a informé son homologue turc des « modifications dans le soutien militaire de Washington à ses alliés en Syrie ». La Maison Blanche a publié, samedi 25 novembre, un communiqué faisant part d’un entretien téléphonique entre le président américain Donald Trump et son homologue turc Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
0:04 [The American Conservative] (E)
The U.S.-Saudi Starvation Blockade
Our aim is to “starve the whole population—men, women, and children, old and young, wounded and sound—into submission,” said First Lord of the Admiralty Winston Churchill. He was speaking of Germany at the outset of the Great War of 1914-1918....The starvation blockade was a war crime and a crime against humanity.... Now today, a comparable crime is being committed against the poorest people in the Arab world—and with the complicity of the United States.
16:55 [Press TV] (E)
Lebanon’s Hariri takes tough line on Hezbollah, cites Arab ties
Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri, who recently walked back his surprise resignation in Saudi Arabia, says he will not accept the Hezbollah resistance movement’s stance should it endanger Beirut’s Arab allies.
15:57 [RT Deutsch] (D)
Premier Netanjahu bestätigt: Israel unterhält "verdeckte" Beziehungen zu arabischen Staaten
Der israelische Premierminister Netanjahu hat bestätigt, dass Israel heimlich mit einigen arabischen Nationen gegen den Iran kooperiert.
15:42 [Reseau International] (F)
Boukamal complètement libérée en dépit de l’assistance militaire apportée par les Etats-Unis à Daech
Le Général Souleimani chef de Division Al Quds (le bras extérieur des Gardiens de la révolution iraniens) a participé aux côtés de l’état-major combiné de l’AAS et de ses alliés, à la stratégie qui a abouti à la libération de Boukamal. Ce Giap iranien n’a pas fini d’étonner les observateurs. Ce soir les caméra de chaines TV l’ont montré visitant ses troupes (les Haydariounes ) dans Boukamal libérée.
15:33 [SANA] (E)
Foreign Ministry: Syrian government welcomes National Dialogue Congress, will attend it
An official source at the Foreign and Expatriates Ministry said that the Syrian government welcomes the National Dialogue Congress, affirming that the government will attend it.
20:32 [irib] (D)
UNICEF: 23.000 Neugeborene und Kleinkinder 2016 im Jemen getötet
Laut dem Kinderhilfswerk der Vereinten Nationen UNICEF sind im vergangenen Jahr 2016 rund 23.000 Neugeborene und Kleinkinder im Jemen getötet worden.
19:29 [Press TV] (E)
Saudi reforms won’t succeed if Yemen war continues: Lebanon`s Jumblatt
The leader of Lebanon`s Progressive Socialist Party (PSP), Walid Jumblatt, has warned Saudi Arabia that the kingdom’s so-called modernization plan will end in failure unless Riyadh stops its deadly war on the impoverished Yemeni nation.
19:27 [Press TV] (E)
Hashd al-Sha’abi forces recapture 4 villages in anti-Daesh offensive in northern Iraq
The media bureau of the volunteer pro-government forces, commonly known by the Arabic name Hashd al-Sha’abi, announced in a statement on Saturday that they had recaptured the villages of Shaheriyah, Tar al-Baghal, al-Hajal and Wadi az Qaytoun southwest of Hawijah, located 45 kilometers west of the northern oil-rich city of Kirkuk, Arabic-language al-Forat news agency reported.
13:57 [Press TV] (E)
Turkey raps Saudi-led bloc for targeting Islamic body
Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, and Egypt, which turned on Doha back in June, announced the blacklisting of the Doha-headquartered International Union of Muslim Scholars, which is headed by prominent Egyptian scholar Yusuf al-Qaradawi, in a statement on Thursday.
13:46 [SANA] (E)
Army foils attacks by Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists in different areas, inflicts heavy losses upon them
An army unit on Saturday foiled an attack by Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists on military posts in the surroundings of Hadar village in Quneitra northern countryside.
13:00 [Elijah J M] (E)
A US buffer zone in north-eastern Syria and a land-Bridge from Tehran to Beirut
Following the victory of the Syrian army and its allies over the “Islamic State” group in the town of Albu Kamal in the north-east of the country, the road has been opened for the first time since the declaration of the Islamic Republic of Iran in 1979 between Tehran, Baghdad, Damascus and Beirut and become safe and non-hostile to the four capitals and their rulers.
1:43 [Sputnik] (E)
Most Turks Think Ankara Can Do Without NATO - Poll
The majority of the Turkish population, namely 67 percent, believes that the country`s security can be ensured without its membership in NATO, according to a recent survey.
21:25 [Washington Examiner] (E)
Trump told Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan he`s cutting off Syrian Kurds: Report
President Trump told Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan the U.S. will stop supplying weapons to the leading Syrian Kurdish militia, according to a Turkish news report. Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, who sat in on a Friday call between the leaders, provided the account to the Daily Sabah newspaper. A White House spokeswoman did not immediately confirm the claim.
21:05 [Sputnik news] (F)
Les troupes syriennes et irakiennes font jonction après la libération d`Abou Kamal (vidéo)
Sur les images prises par Sputnik on voit que la jonction s`est faite sur les territoires attenants à la frontière syro-irakienne. Les combattants irakiens ont soutenu l`armée syrienne qui chassait les djihadistes de Daech de la ville d`Abou Kamal, en empêchant ces derniers de traverser la frontière syro-irakienne.
16:51 [Press TV] (E)
Saudi crown prince roots for confrontational approach against Iran
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman says Riyadh prefers a confrontational approach to “appeasement” in dealing with Iran.
12:57 [Press TV] (E)
Erdogan does not rule out contact with Assad
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has not ruled out possible contact with Bashar Assad, signaling a break with his long-held opposition to the Syrian president’s role in the Arab country’s future.
12:44 [Zero Hedge] (E)
Nasrallah Accuses US Of "Daesh Conspiracy" As Feared `Tehran-To-Beirut Land Bridge` Is Established
The US is establishing a new undeclared no-fly-zone without bothering to deny that this can serve ISIS forces east of the Euphrates and offer the terrorists a kind of protection. Meanwhile the feared "Iranian land bridge" has been established.
0:36 [Sputnik] (E)
Moscow, Cairo Opposition Delegates Abruptly Quit Riyadh Meeting on Syria
Nimrud Suleiman from the Moscow platform said that he was unaware of the reasons behind the decisions of the representatives to leave the meeting, adding that he had left it due to "political and ethical reasons."
0:28 [Mondo Weiss] (E)
Israel’s top diplomat spouts anti-Semitic criticism of American Jews — ‘having quite convenient lives’
Lashing out against American Jews, Israel`s top diplomat Tzipi Hotoveli said that they were living `convenient lives` and that they don`t send their kids to the military.
0:20 [Moon of Alabama] (E)
Syria - This U.S. Occupation - Or "Presence" - Is Unsustainable
[It takes time and effort to write such analyses. Please consider to support their publication.] The U.S. is now occupying north-east Syria. It wants to blackmail the Syrian government into "regime change". The occupation is unsustainable, its aim is unattainable. The generals who devised these plans lack strategic insight. They listen to the wrong people.
18:04 [Russia Today] (F)
Réunion trilatérale à Sotchi sur la Syrie : «Une vraie chance» de mettre fin au conflit pour Poutine
En marge du sommet réunissant les trois chefs d`Etat de la Russie, de l`Iran et de la Turquie, Vladimir Poutine a annoncé le début de la phase politique de résolution du conflit syrien. Le processus s`inscrira dans le respect du droit international.
17:56 [Moon of Alabama] (E)
Russia In Syria - Military `Failure` Sets Off Intense Diplomacy
The U.S. tried its best to hinder Syrian and Russian progress in the war. But despite Obama`s unrelenting efforts, the Syrian alliance managed to regain control over Aleppo, Palmyra, Deir Ezzor and most of the south-east. The borders to Lebanon and Iraq are open and secured. Russian pressure turned Turkey around. Local ceasefires were arranged in over 2,500 towns and hamlets. The Islamic State is defeated. The Syrian army is again fully equipped and a fearsome force.
17:01 [Press TV] (F)
Le Hezbollah irakien ne tolère plus la présence militaire US en Irak
Le porte-parole des Brigades du Hezbollah irakien, Jaafar al-Hosseini, a déclaré ce mercredi que la défaite totale de Daech en Irak et en Syrie et la victoire de la Résistance avaient sauvé toute la région du plan des États-Unis pour démembrer les pays du Moyen-Orient.
16:03 [Pars Today] (F)
Ankara avertit Washington
Un journal turc proche du gouvernement a déclaré dimanche qu`en représailles aux propos d`un haut responsable américain, Ankara pourrait démanteler le radar américain AN/TPY-2. Une manière pour Ankara de se venger de la prise de décision américaine en "mettant Tel-Aviv à la merci des missiles iraniens".
13:09 [SANA] (E)
Army regains control over al-Qouriya town in Deir Ezzor countryside
Army units, backed by the Russian Aerospace Forces, regained control over al-Qouriya town in southeastern countryside of Deir Ezzor, after eliminating Daesh (ISIS) last gatherings and fortifications in the town.
11:47 [Jasminrevolution] (D)
Syrienkrieg: ZDF Propaganda-Meister in Filmmanipulation
Das deutsche öffentlich-rechtliche Fernsehen ist nach Ansicht von Schweizer Medienkritikern führend in manipulativer Bearbeitung von Filmmaterial, manipulativer Übersetzungen, manipulativer Hintergrundmusik sowie Idealisierung der Konfliktpartei USA/NATO, insbesondere des US-Präsidenten Obama. Dies wurde im Detail nachgewiesen als man das ZDF als Vergleich zum Schweizer Rundfunk mit untersuchte.
2:59 [Press TV] (E)
Lebanon PM tells supporters he is standing with them
Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri says he will stand with his supporters after suspending his shock resignation, which he announced in Saudi Arabia earlier this month.
2:43 [RT Deutsch] (D)
Netanjahu warnt Putin vor iranischen Etablierungsversuchen in Syrien
Eine halbe Stunde währte das Telefongespräch, in dem der israelische Premierminister den russischen Präsidenten von der Gefahr durch den Iran aufzuklären versuchte. Dieser, so Netanjahu, wolle sich in Syrien etablieren. Dem Telefongespräch ging ein Treffen zwischen Assad und Putin voraus.
18:06 [irib] (D)
Libanon: Hariri nach Beirut zurückgekehrt
18 Tage nach seinem in Saudi-Arabien unter mysteriösen Umständen erklärten Rücktritt vom Amt des Ministerpräsidenten ist Saad al-Hariri am Dienstagabend in den Libanon zurückgekehrt.
18:06 [irib] (D)
Großayatollah Sistani fordert stärkere Rolle der UNO im Irak
Das geistliche Oberhaupt der Schiiten im Irak -Großayatollah Ali Sistani - hat die Stärkung der Rolle der Vereinten Nationen in seinem Land sowie die Stärkung der Kultur von Frieden, Freundschaft und friedlicher Koexistenz gefordert.
17:53 [irib] (D)
Saad Hariri: Habe auf Verlangen Michel Aouns, meinen Rücktritt aufgeschoben
Der libanesische Ministerpräsident Saad Hariri hat erklärt, er habe der Bitte von Präsident Michel Aoun stattgegeben und seinen Rücktritt vom Amt des Premierministers aufgeschoben.
14:00 [Sic Semper Tyrannis] (E)
Drums Along the Euphrates - TTG
Seems the US and Russia have agreed to using the Euphrates as a de facto border between the SAA and its allies and the US-supported YPG/SDF… at least for a while. This is in line with statements made by Tillerson prior to the G20 summit held on 7 July in Hamburg.
12:59 [Al Masdar News] (E)
Iraq to declare final victory over ISIS after desert campaign: PM
Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi said on Tuesday ISIL had been defeated from a military perspective but he would only declare final victory after ISIL militants were routed in the desert.
12:33 [Al Masdar News] (E)
Israeli minister recognizes Israel’s secret ties with ‘many’ Arab States
Israeli Minister of Energy and Water Resources Yuval Steinitz has recognized the existence of secret ties between Israel and “many” Muslim and Arab states, including Saudi Arabia.
12:24 [Tass] (E)
Israel won’t allow Iran to gain foothold in Syria, Netanyahu tells Putin
On Tuesday Putin and Netanyahu discussed prospects of developments in the Middle East
12:18 [Sputnik] (E)
Lebanon`s PM Hariri Puts Resignation on Hold Pending Talks
Saad Hariri said he is ready for a dialogue and cooperation with the president to resolve a number of disagreements.
12:14 [SANA] (E)
Army regains control over new areas in Deir Ezzor
Army and Armed Forces units, in cooperation with the allied forces, reestablished control over the eastern and western parts of Mahakan village in Deir Ezzor province after fierce clashes with Daesh (ISIS) terrorists.
12:05 [Pars Today] (F)
Syrie : colère russe contre Israël
Le ton monte entre Israël et la Russie. Alors que Tel-Aviv multiplie les menaces contre l`armée syrienne et ses alliés dans le sud de la Syrie, l`ambassadeur russe en Israël fustige le "non" d`Israël à l`accord tripartite que viennent de signer les USA, la Russie et la Jordanie et qui rétablit la zone de désescalade au sud syrien.
11:37 [RT] (E)
Lebanon PM Hariri says resignation on hold pending talks
Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri says his resignation is on hold, following a request from President Michel Aoun to wait for more dialogue. Hariri says he is committed to working with the president.
1:06 [SANA] (E)
Army units establish control over new areas in Aleppo and Damascus countryside
Army and Armed Forces units on Tuesday established control over new areas southwest of Khanasir town in Aleppo province on Tuesday.
1:02 [Moon of Alabama] (E)
Russia In Syria - Military `Failure` Sets Off Intense Diplomacy
Western media predicted that the Russian military campaign in Syria would end in `failure`. That - presumably - has been achieved. Now follows a push of diplomatic efforts to settle the war.
0:27 [Zero Hedge] (E)
Lebanese Army On "Full Combat Readiness" At Southern Border To Counter "Israeli Enemy"
Two days after Israel provided the first ever official confirmation of covert ties with Saudi Arabia, a step many analysts see as a precursor to future conflict in the Middle East involving adversaries Iran and Lebanon, on Tuesday the head of the Lebanese Army told the military to be at “full combat readiness” to face “the Israeli enemy” at the country`s southern border. The announcement comes as Arab nations, including Saudi Arabia, vow to tighten their grip on Lebanon’s Hezbollah militia.
21:56 [irib] (D)
Al-Abadi begrüßt Annullierung des Referendums in der irakischen Kurdenregion durch das höchste Gericht
Das Büro des irakischen Ministerpräsidenten, Haider al-Abadi, hat in einer Erklärung das Urteil des obersten Gerichtes, indem das Sezessionsreferendum im irakischen Kurdengebiet als verfassungswidrig erklärt wurde, begrüßt.
21:56 [irib] (D)
Hisbollah-Generalsekretär dementiert Lieferung ballistischer Raketen an Jemen
Der Generalsekretär der libanesischen Hisbollah hat die Behauptung der Arabischen Liga über die Lieferung ballistischer Raketen durch die Hisbollah an den Jemen zurückgewiesen.
21:55 [irib] (D)
IKRK: 2,5 Mio. Jemeniten haben keinen Zugang zu sauberem Wasser
Den Angaben des Komitees des Internationalen Roten Kreuzes, IKRK, zufolge haben rund 2,5 Millionen Jemeniten derzeit kein sauberes Wasser zur Verfügung, und dies führt zu einer stärkeren Ausbreitung der Cholera in diesem Land.
21:54 [irib] (D)
Lieberman gesteht ein: Assad hat IS zunichte gemacht
Der israelische Kriegsminister Avigdor Lieberman hat am Montag eingestanden, dass die syrische Regierung über den IS gesiegt habe.
13:21 [Fars News Agency] (E)
Syrian Army`s Advances against Terrorists Expanding from Hama to Idlib
The army men hit the Al-Nusra positions in Northeastern Hama and advanced towards the towns of Satib and al-Roweizeh that are the first regions in Southeastern Idlib bordering Northeastern Hama. In the meantime, the army soldiers managed to advance against terrorists from West towards the town of al-Baleel that is the last region in Hama province before the border with Idlib province
12:59 [Sputnik Deutschland] (D)
Syrien-Konflikt: Nur die Nusra-Front stellt sich quer
Alle anderen mehr oder weniger bedeutenden Gruppierungen zeigten sich in letzter Zeit verhandlungsbereit, verrieten jüngst diplomatische Quellen in Russland.
11:47 [Sputnik news] (F)
Conseiller du Président turc: «Il est temps de revoir notre participation à l’Otan»
Après que les noms du fondateur de la République turque Mustafa Kemal Atatürk et du Président turc Recep Tayyip Erdogan sont apparus sur une liste «d`ennemis» lors d`un exercice de l`Otan en Norvège, Yalçın Topçu, principal conseiller du chef de l’État turc, a remis en cause l’appartenance du pays à l’Alliance atlantique, écrit la presse turque.
11:46 [Orient XXI] (F)
Ce que signifie la vague d’arrestations dans les milieux d’affaires saoudiens
Dans les milieux d’affaires saoudiens où Mohammed Al-Amoudi est considéré comme un « man of business » du prince Sultan, à l’instar d’Ali Ben Moussalem, il est dit que le prince était un partenaire caché de son entreprise.
11:45 [The Duran] (E)
From Feudalism To The Future: How the “Red Prince’s” “Revolution” could modernize The Monarchy
The “Red Prince” Mohammed Bin Salman is trying to do the seemingly unthinkable — modernize Saudi Arabia through an anti-feudalist “revolution” — but he’s going to face a lot of resistance every step of the way, and his possible failure would inevitably doom the Kingdom to future destruction.
11:40 [Proche et Moyen-Orient] (F)
Hariri A Paris, Geagea En Embuscade A Beyrouth…
Il est sans doute trop tôt, et en tout cas très exagéré de parler du retour de la diplomatie française, sinon d’une « nouvelle diplomatie française » aux Proche et Moyen-Orient, comme l’explique Guillaume Berlat dans L’envers des cartes de cette semaine !
11:38 [German Foreign Policy] (E)
The Sorcerer`s Apprentice
The dispute over Riyadh’s aggression against Iran is escalating between Germany and Saudi Arabia. Riyadh has recalled its ambassador from Berlin and cancelled steps to ease the dramatic famine in Yemen, following German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel`s accusation that Riyadh had been holding Lebanese Prime Minster Saad Al-Hariri hostage for nearly two weeks in its efforts to escalate the conflict with the Iran-backed Hezbollah. 130 children are dying daily of starvation, caused by Saudi Arabia’s hunger blockade on Yemen.
11:30 [Zero Hedge] (E)
Is A Saudi-Israeli Friendship Driving The Rest Of The Middle East Together?
"News that upends the course of events has now become commonplace over the last few months. However, even by Middle East standards, this story is something new..."
21:11 [CBS News] (E)
60 Minutes, barred from Yemen, still got the footage
The Saudi-led blockade of Yemen isn`t just targeting food supplies. As 60 Minutes found, it`s also stopping reporters. How producers got this week`s footage
13:08 [Counterpunch] (E)
Tikrit and Najaf: Agony and Ecstasy in Iraq
In 2003, a few days after Shock and Awe and the fall of Baghdad, I took the road to Tikrit for Asia Times to survey Uday Hussein’s bombed palace as well as his father’s birthplace, only to return 14 years later to one of those palaces turned into a house of horror.
1:46 [WeltEXPRESS/Uri Avnery] (D)
Eine Geschichte der Idiotie – „Zwei Staaten für zwei Völker“
Ich bin wütend. Und ich habe gute Gründe, wütend zu sein. Ich war im Begriff, einen Artikel über ein Thema zu schreiben, über das ich seit langer Zeit nachgedacht habe. In dieser Woche öffnete ich die „New York Times“ und siehe da, mein noch ungeschriebener Artikel erscheint auf ihrer Meinungsseite im Ganzen, ein Argument nach dem anderen.
21:25 [Parteibuch] (D)
Syrische Armee säubert Al Bukamal vom Terrorismus
Al Bukamal, die zweite: wie die staatliche syrische Nachrichtenagentur SANA und Al Manar am heutigen Sonntag mitteilten, haben die syrische Armee und ihre Partner, darunter Hisbollah, in der Provinz Deir Ezzor die Stadt Al Bukamal vollständig vom ISIS-Terrorismus gesäubert.
18:14 [irib] (D)
Britische Medien: 20 saudische Armee-Kommandeure festgenommen
In Fortsetzung der weitgehenden und beispiellosen Verhaftungen in Saudi-Arabien hat die Regierung in Riad - laut britischen Medien - mehr als 20 hochrangige Kommandeure der saudischen Armee festgenommen.
18:14 [irib] (D)
Saudi-Arabien bestellt deutschen Botschafter ein
Das saudi-arabische Außenministerium hat als Reaktion auf die Äußerungen von Bundesaußenminister Sigmar Gabriel am Samstag den deutschen Botschafter einbestellt.
18:12 [irib] (D)
Eklat bei Nato-Manöver: Erdogan lehnt Entschuldigung des Nato-Generalsekretärs ab
Der türkische Präsident Recep Tayyip Erdogan hat die Entschuldigung der Nato wegen des jüngsten Vorfalls bei einem Manöver der Allianz in Norwegen abgelehnt.
17:57 [L`Expression] (F)
Depuis Paris, Hariri Annonce Son Retour Mercredi À Beyrouth
Le feuilleton libanais commence à peine
17:15 [Press TV] (F)
Riyad aux princes arrêtés : la liberté contre 70 % de vos biens
Selon des sources, dans certains cas, le gouvernement va jusqu’à demander 70 % de la richesse des suspects, dans le seul but de canaliser des centaines de milliards de dollars dans les caisses de l’État appauvri.
17:14 [Pars Today] (F)
Syrie: nouveau faux pas d`Israël ?
Israël est loin, bien loin d`avoir gain de cause. Selon le journal Echorouk, Israël qui exigeait des Russes de tenir le Hezbollah à une distance de 50 à 60 kilomètres de leurs frontières, s`est heurté à un retentissant niet russe.
0:12 [Mondo Weiss] (E)
Top Israeli official admits that boycotting just the settlements is meaningless
Ron Brummer from Israel`s Ministry of Strategic Affairs and Hasbara, recently confirmed that there is no separate economic system for Israel inside the occupation and outside it. "If you want to divest from the West Bank... you have to divest from Israel." This is clarifying. Liberal Zionists who have supported settlement boycotts only need to choose sides. Are they for freedom or apartheid?
23:16 [Sputnik] (E)
Turkish Prosecutors Investigate US Lawyers Over Evidence in Iran Sanctions Probe
Turkish prosecutors have launched a probe into US lawyers over allegedly improperly obtained evidence used in a current US case on sanctions against Iran.
20:32 [Unusual Traveler] (E)
As Tourist To Krak des Chevaliers & The Valley Of Christians In Syria 2017.
Krak des Chevaliers in the Homs province in Syria is probably the most important and well preserved medieval castles in the world. It was built during the first Crusade 1031 to protect strategic passageway in the Orontes River Valley. It was said that the one who could control the passageway would control central Syria.
20:32 [Unusual Traveler] (E)
As Tourist In Damascus, The Capital Of Syria in 2017
In October 2017 was I lucky to be granted a 10-day tourist visa to Syria. Friends and family told me I had to be insane and that I must have a death wish to want to visit Syria in 2017. Everyone knows there is a brutal war raging in the country that is heading into its 7th year now. The people I told about my plans were all saying the chance of entering Syria was around 0 and, if I did manage to enter, I would most likely end up getting killed or kidnapped.
20:28 [Unusual Traveler] (E)
As A Tourist In Aleppo, Syria 2017.
After spending 3 great days in Damascus was it time to travel north to Aleppo, driving along the world´s most dangerous road, the Salamiyah – Ithriya – Khanasser Road, notorious for being attacked by Daesh (ISIS) and Al Qaeda, and getting shut down for days. And yes Daesh (ISIS) attacked the road the same day I travel it as well, less than 1hour after I passed by it.
20:09 [South Front] (E)
Free Syrian Army Disbands 180 Fighters Previously Deployed In Al-Tanaf Area – Report
On November 18, the US-backed Free Syrian Army (FSA) group, Jaysh Maghawir al-Thawra, disbanded 180 of its fighters who had been serving in the US-led coalition garrison in the area of al-Tanaf, near the Syrian-Iraqi border, the pro-Syrian opposition news website Enab Baladi has reported.
17:57 [Sputnik] (E)
Israeli Tank Fires `Warning Shot` Toward Syrian Army - IDF Source
Damascus is yet to comment on the situation. The two countries have been in a state of war for decades with a peace treaty never signed.
17:51 [RT] (E)
‘Simple apology’ is not enough: Insulted Erdogan on NATO ‘impudence’ over enemy-chart scandal
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has rebuffed a NATO apology for what he called “impudence” during the alliance’s drills in Norway, where he was depicted on an “enemies chart.” The scandal led to the withdrawal of Turkish troops from the exercise.
16:15 [SANA] (E)
Army establishes control over two villages in Hama countryside
Army units, in cooperation with the supporting forces, carried out a military operation during the past 24 hours, storming into hideouts of Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists in the villages of Qasser Ali and Arafa to the northeast of Hama city.
15:59 [Pars Today] (F)
Abou Kamal : Israël impliqué
Selon la chaîne Al Mayadeen, les États-Unis ont communiqué à Daech des images satellites qui mettraient en scène les dernières positions de l`armée syrienne et de leurs alliés sur les frontières syro-irakiennes.
15:37 [Sputniknews] (D)
Nach Gabriels Aussagen: Riad ruft seinen Botschafter zurück
Aus Protest gegen eine Erklärung von Bundesaußenminister Sigmar Gabriel zum Libanon hat Riad nun seinen Botschafter aus Berlin zu Konsultationen zurückgerufen und eine Protestnote an den deutschen Botschafter in Saudi-Arabien gerichtet. Das teilte am Samstag die Agentur SPA unter Verweis auf eine Quelle aus dem saudischen Außenministerium mit.
15:33 [Reseau International] (F)
Assad: Un front unique avec le Liban dans la prochaine guerre contre Israël
Conformément à la position officielle qui qualifie la présence américaine en Syrie « d’occupation », le président syrien Bachar Al-Assad a insisté sur le fait que le retrait des forces américaines devrait passer par un accord politique. Faute de quoi, elle serait repoussée par la résistance sur le terrain, a rapporté le quotidien libanais Al-Akhbar.
13:36 [Fars News Agency] (E)
Deir Ezzur: Syrian Army Takes Control of Over 80 Percent of ISIL`s Key Bases Near Border With Iraq
The Syrian army, backed up by the country`s air force, continued its military operations take back the strategic town of Albu Kamal in Southeastern Deir Ezzur and took control of vast regions and eighty percent of the ISIL`s military positions there.
13:33 [Press TV] (E)
Saudi walls of Ritz crumble over intl. investors
Saudi Arabia’s jailing of hundreds of its wealthiest princes and businessmen is alarming investors and undermining Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s express plan to wean the kingdom off oil revenue.
19:46 [RT] (E)
Arrested Saudi royals must cough up 70% of their wealth in exchange for freedom - report
Riyadh seems to have found the way to curb the budget deficit caused by lower oil prices. As the Financial Times report, Saudi officials are offering the arrested royals a deal – pay up to 70 percent of your wealth and go free. The Saudi government could appropriate hundreds of billions of dollars from the arrested to refill depleted state reserves, according to the media.
19:40 [irib] (D)
Irakischer Innenminister: IS steht im Irak kurz vor Vernichtung
Der irakische Innenminister hat die vollständige Befreiung der Stadt Rawa aus den Fängen der IS-Terrormiliz bekannt gegeben und betont, aus militärischer Sicht ist der IS im Irak vernichtet.
19:12 [Counterpunch] (E)
Live from Baghdad: the Secret of Iraq’s Renaissance
On a sandstorm-swept morning in Baghdad earlier last week, Abu Mahdi al-Mohandes, the legendary deputy leader of Hashd al-Shaabi, a.k.a. People Mobilization Units (PMUs) and the actual mastermind of numerous ground battles against ISIS/Daesh, met a small number of independent foreign journalists and analysts
19:09 [Fort Russ] (E)
Iraqi Forces kill scores of ISIS terrorists who are fleeing their last bastion en masse
The Iraqi Forces yesterday liberated 13 villages and killed 45 ISIS terrorists in scope of their operations in the areas of Jazeera and Upper Euphrates that have been going on for the past three days.
19:04 [The American Conservative] (E)
Washington Relegated to Bystander Status in Syria Talks
Yet it is still attempting to manipulate, and will lose at that, too. Russia’s multifaceted involvement in the Syrian war has now tipped the advantage decisively in favor of the government led by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
19:01 [Mint Press News] (E)
Israel, Saudi Arabia Deepen Ties With Iran Intelligence Sharing Agreement
Israel’s Chief of Staff Gadi Eizenkot said that Iran is the “biggest threat to the region,” and that Tel Aviv and Riyadh are in full agreement about Iran’s intentions, noting that Israel and Saudi Arabia have never fought each other.
1:26 [Assawra] (F)
Hariri en France "dans les prochains jours" à l`invitation de Macron, selon l`Elysée
Face aux spéculations sur ce séjour qui se prolonge, le chef de l’Etat libanais Michel Aoun a haussé le ton contre Ryad.
1:22 [Comité Valmy] (E)
Saad Hariri : La guerre de Méditerranée a commencé.
En réalité, l’activisme dont fait preuve Mohamed Ben Salman semble être la conséquence d’un grand désarroi de la part de la dynastie royale. Car l’avenir pour elle s’annonce menaçant.
14:58 [RT] (E)
Israel is ready to share intelligence on Iran with Saudi Arabia – IDF chief
The chief of staff of Israel`s military (IDF) told Saudi Alaf newspaper in an unprecedented interview that his country is ready to share intelligence on Iran with Riyadh.
14:49 [SANA] (E)
Army kills six Daesh terrorists in al-Boukamal surroundings
Local sources in the eastern countryside reported that a car exploded while Daesh terrorists were preparing it to be detonated, killing and injuring many of them.
13:35 [Voltairenet] (D)
Israel lehnt den Russischen-US Friedensplan in Syrien ab
Der israelische Ministerpräsident Benjamin Netanyahu, sagte anlässlich einer Tagung seiner Partei, die Likud, dass er gegen den Russischen-US Friedensplan in Syrien ist. Er verwies auf die Informationen von der BBC, laut denen der Iran eine permanente Militärbasis in der Nähe von Damaskus (siehe unten Satellitenfotos) einrichten durfte.
4:21 [Zero Hedge] (E)
Millions Face Starvation In Yemen Due To US-Ally Saudi Arabia`s Blockade
Two years ago, German intelligence warned the world of the unique risks Saudi Arabia posed to the region.I covered it at the time in the post, German Intelligence Warns – Saudi Arabia to Play “Destabilizing Role” in the Middle East. Here’s an excerpt.
0:39 [Mint Press News] (E)
Netanyahu: Israel Will Act Alone to Force Iran Out of Syria
“Iran is scheming to entrench itself militarily in Syria. They want to create a permanent air, land and sea military presence, with the declared intent of using Syria as a base from which to destroy Israel.”
18:06 [Press TV] (E)
Iraqi army forces, allies retake over dozen villages in Anbar
Iraqi government forces, backed by allied fighters from Popular Mobilization Units, have established control over more than a dozen villages in the country’s western province of Anbar
16:14 [Information Clearing House] (E)
Saudi: Palestinian Abbas Must Endorse US’ Plan or Leave
Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohamed Bin Salman has told Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas that he has to back Donald Trump’s Israeli-Palestinian peace deal or resign.
15:20 [Muraselon] (E)
Al-Bukamal Map Update | Syrian Army, Allies impose fire control over Al-Bukamal
The Syrian Army backed by its allies resumed the military campaign towards the last Islamic State bulwark of the bordering city of Al-Bukamal.
15:16 [Al Masdar News] (E)
Syrian Army seizes new village in northeast Hama
Led by the Qalamoun Shield and 4th Mechanized Division, the Syrian Arab Army stormed the two villages of Arfah and Al-Rabdeh this morning.
15:08 [SANA] (E)
Army regains control over new areas in Hama countryside
Syrian Arab Army units, in cooperation with the supporting forces, reestablished control over Qaser Shawei town in al-Hamra area northeast of Hama city after eliminating Jabhat al-Nusra positions in the town.
13:32 [Mondo Weiss] (E)
Target Hezbollah
Israel backed al-Qaeda and the Islamic State in Syria in an effort to weaken Bashar al-Assad and Iran. The effort has failed and now Israel and Saudi Arabia are turning their attention to Lebanon where two mysterious events over the past week indicate that Hezbollah may be in Israel’s sights.
12:53 [Voltairenet] (E)
President Macron snubbed by Saudi Arabia
Having hastily organised a detour via Saudi Arabia in order to repatriate the Lebanese Prime Minister, who is being held prisoner with his family there, President Emmanuel Macron had to swallow an unprecedented public affront. Although the French and Western Press did everything they could to camouflage the events, Arab public opinion could not help but note the staggering loss of French prestige and influence in the Middle East.
12:50 [wunderhaft] (D)
Die Zusammenarbeit von Israel und Saudi-Arabien bei der Ergreifung der Kontrolle über den Mittleren Osten
Die kürzlich durchgesickerte geheime Depesche des israelischen Außenministeriums an all seine diplomatischen Einrichtungen deutet auf die List hin, deren Ziel die politische Zwietracht im Libanon und eine möglicherweise gemeinsame militärische Konfrontation von Saudi-Arabien und Israel ist.
12:50 [Voltaire Netzwerk] (D)
Die von Präsident Macron erlittene Beleidigung in Saudi Arabien
Nach dem hastig organisierten Abstecher nach Saudi-Arabien mit dem Ziel, den libanesischen Ministerpräsidenten, der dort mit seiner Familie gefangen gehalten wird, zurück zu bringen, erlitt Präsident Emmanuel Macron eine beispiellose öffentliche Kränkung. Obwohl die französische und westliche Presse alles getan hat, um einen Teil der Ereignisse zu verbergen, konnte die arabische Öffentlichkeit nur Frankreichs schwindelerregenden Verlust an Ansehen und Einfluss im Nahen Osten konstatieren.
12:44 [Truth News] (E)
‘Saudi, Israel Want To Drag US Into War On Iran’
A former American counter-terrorism specialist and military intelligence officer of the CIA says Israel and Saudi Arabia are not in a position to defeat Iran and hence are trying to drag the United States into a war against the Islamic Republic.
23:42 [South Front] (E)
Israel, Saudi Arabia Setting Preconditions For War With Hezbollah
The crisis in the Middle East is developing further.
23:24 [ZeroHedge] (E)
Arab League To Hold Urgent Meeting On Iran As Saudis Reportedly Mobilize Fighter Jets
The Arab League is set to hold an emergency meeting on Iran at Saudi Arabia`s request, this according to Reuters and various regional sources, at a moment when Saudi fighter jets may be mobilizing for war in an attempted show of force.
23:23 [Proche et Moyen-Orient] (D)
Arabie Saoudite : Apres La Tentative De Coup D’etat…
Comme l’a titré le quotidien Al-Akhbar, dès le lendemain de l’annonce de sa démission sur la chaine de télévision saoudienne Al-Arabia, le Premier ministre libanais Saad Hariri serait l’« otage » du jeune prince héritier Mohamad Ben Salman (MBS). La démission surprise de Saad Hariri constitue sans doute l’un des dégâts collatéraux d’une tentative de coup d’Etat fomenté par les princes, hommes d’affaires et responsables militaires du clan de l’ancien roi Abdallah et d’autres cercles – religieux notamment -, victimes de la révolution de palais mené par l’actuel roi Salman (83 ans)
23:21 [Orient XXI] (F)
Le Liban et le Proche-Orient ébranlés par l’effacement de Saad Hariri
L’Arabie saoudite pense-t-elle pouvoir effacer Saad Hariri de la scène politique ?
17:44 [SANA] (E)
Army regains control over new areas in Hama countryside
Army units, in cooperation with the backup forces, on Monday regained control over Abu al-Gher village in the northeastern countryside of Hama province.
17:43 [abna24] (E)
Tel Aviv signals Israel will continue striking Syria with no respect to de-escalation zone agreement
The Israeli regime has signaled that Tel Aviv would continue with military strikes across the Syrian border to thwart any alleged encroachment by Iranian-allied forces, including the Lebanese resistance movement Hezbollah, even by violating a de-escalation zone designated by Russia and the US in the southwest of the Arab country.
17:41 [Information Clearing House] (E)
Hariri’s Resignation as Prime Minister of Lebanon is Not All it Seems
He certainly did not anticipate what happened to him. Indeed, Hariri had scheduled meetings in Beirut on the following Monday – with the IMF, the World Bank and a series of discussions on water quality improvement; not exactly the action of a man who planned to resign his premiership.
17:35 [Middle East Eye] (F)
Les répercussions financières de la répression saoudienne ne font que commencer
Après les arrestations massives, les investissements à l`intérieur – comme à l’extérieur du royaume – sont remis en question. Les événements attireront-ils les investisseurs – ou les feront-ils fuir ?
9:32 [Sputniknews] (D)
Jemen: Arabische Koalition hebt Blockade von größtem Hafen auf – Quelle
Die von Saudi-Arabien angeführte Koalition hat die zuvor eingeführte Sperre für den größten Hafen in der jemenitischen Stadt Aden aufgehoben, wie eine lokale Quelle gegenüber der russischen Nachrichtenagentur RIA Novosti mitteilte.
9:31 [KenFM] (D)
Saudi-Arabiens Verbrechen im Jemen – unterstützt durch Washington, London und Berlin
Saudi-Arabien hat den Jemen in dieser Woche fast vollständig von der Außenwelt abgeschnitten. Seehäfen und Flughäfen sind geschlossen, sämtliche Zufahrtswege abgeriegelt worden. Das saudische Herrscherhaus treibt damit den seit zweieinhalb Jahren andauernden militärischen Konflikt mit dem Nachbarland auf die Spitze.
9:20 [RT] (E)
Houthis threaten to sink Saudi battleships & oil tankers unless Yemen blockade is lifted
Yemen’s Houthi rebel government has threatened to sink Saudi coalition warships and oil tankers unless Riyadh lifts its blockade which threatens the lives of millions in the war-torn country.
21:22 [Angry Arab] (E)
How Saudi regime tried to organize mass protests in Lebanon against Iran and in support of Saudi kidnapping of Hariri
So for days, the Saudi regime has been trying to organize mass protests in support of Saudi regime policies in Lebanon. Hariri movement refused to participate. Today, they launched the protests: 20 people showed up, largely Ahrar Party (one of the most insignificant right-wing parties) and followers of Hariri tool, Gen. Ashraf Rifi (a founding board member of Prince Nayif University for Security and Torture).
21:15 [Angry Arab] (E)
Bahaa Hariri, as Saudi regime choice for Lebanon
I wrote this article several months ago about how Bahaa Hariri is entering Lebanese politics through the Zionist gates of DC.
12:29 [Fars News Agency] (E)
Syrian Army Kicks off Fresh Operation to Regain Control over Albu Kamal
The Syrian Army Forces have resumed a fresh operation to retake control over the town of Albu Kamal in Southeastern Deir Ezzur after they lost the town to the ISIL on Saturday, a military source reported on Sunday.
12:01 [Union Juive Francaise pour la Paix] (F)
Le survivant du génocide nazi « s’est senti en exil » en Israël
Jacques Bude a survécu au génocide nazi du fait qu’enfant, il a été sauvé par des Belges. Ses parents furent déportés et moururent à Auschwitz. Professeur retraité, Jacques Bude soutient l’appel au boycott des universités israéliennes, complices de la violation des droits palestiniens. Il a enseigné la psychologie sociale à l’Université libre de Bruxelles, mais préfère se définir comme un « déserteur de l’armée israélienne ».
11:59 [irib] (D)
Abbas kündigt Aufhebung der Strafmaßnahmen gegen Gazastreifen an
Laut dem Chef der palästinensischen Autonomiebehörde Mahmoud Abbas werden die gegen den Gazastreifen verhängten Sanktionen nach der vollständigen Kontrolle des Gebiets durch die Regierung der nationalen Einheit, aufgehoben
11:59 [Global Relay Network] (F)
Revirements tectoniques en Arabie Saoudite, sur fond de purge politique radicale
Adam Garrie, directeur de la rédaction de site, devenu ces derniers temps une référence en la matière, nous en livre son analyse à Londres, le 6 novembre 2017. (Video en anglais)
11:56 [Press TV] (F)
Michel Aoun lance un ultimatum à l’Arabie saoudite
Selon ce rapport, le président libanais a dit aux délégations diplomatiques qui sont allées à sa rencontre qu’il n’attendrait pas plus d’une semaine concernant le sort de Saad Hariri et que si le Premier ministre démissionnaire n’était pas rentré dans le pays d’ici là, il protesterait contre l’Arabie saoudite auprès du Conseil de sécurité
11:55 [Pars Today] (F)
Golan occupé : message adressé à l`occupant
Dans un communiqué lu lors des débats de la commission chargée des questions politiques spéciales et de la mise d’une terme au colonialisme, Jaafari a remercié toutes les délégations qui avaient voté pour les projets de résolution relatifs aux articles 53 et 54, dont le projet de résolution concernant le Golan syrien occupé.
11:55 [IVERIS] (F)
La Syrie attend la paix...
Alep est un peu comme un champ de ruines dans lequel ici et là commenceraient à germer des roses. A première vue, c`est toujours un spectacle de désolation, mais partout la vie reprend. Les Alepins nettoient, réparent et les boutiques rouvrent les unes après les autres. Devant les restes de ce que furent les bâtiments historiques s`élèvent des petits tas de pierres, triés, rangés ; ces parpaings millénaires ou centenaires, c`est selon, serviront à la reconstruction.
0:45 [Reseau International] (F)
La démission de Saad Hariri ne semble pas donner les résultats prévus
Saad Hariri dont la séquestration feutrée en Arabie Saoudite se confirme de plus en plus a rendu visite à Abou Dhabi. Cette permission sous contrôle de voyager avait pour destination et destinataire l’éminence grise de Mohamed Ben Salmane à savoir Mohamed Ben Zayed.
0:34 [Voltaire Netzwerk] (D)
Die Huthis bieten den Saud politisches Asyl an
Die Huthi-Rebellen, die den Großteil des Jemen beherrschen, haben den Opfern der Palastrevolution von Riyad politisches Asyl angeboten.
0:31 [Antiwar] (E)
Tillerson Warns Against Using Lebanon as Proxy for Mideast Conflict
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson issued a statement Friday warning countries across the region against using Lebanon as a venue for regional proxy fighting, saying the US strongly backs Lebanese independence.
17:48 [Press TV] (E)
Yemenis to give `unprecedented` response to Saudi possible attack on Hudaydah
The chairman of Yemen’s Supreme Revolutionary Committee has warned the Saudi-led coalition against launching a military assault on the country’s strategic western port city of Hudaydah, stressing the Yemeni forces’ response would be “unprecedented” in such a case.
14:56 [Fars News Agency] (E)
More Militants Endorse Peace with Damascus
Relevant reports said last month that around 100 militants in the Northeastern parts of Aleppo province laid down their arms and turned themselves in to authorities.
14:51 [SANA] (E)
Army foils Jabhat al-Nusra terrorist attack in Hama countryside, kills number of terrorists in Aleppo countryside
Army units thwarted on Saturday Jabhat al-Nusra terrorist attack on a number of military points in the surroundings of Mhardeh power plant, 25km north of Hama city.
14:46 [Sputnik] (E)
Israeli Forces Shoot Down Drone on Syrian Border – IDF
According to the Israel Defense Forces (IDF), an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) was intercepted with Patriot missiles while on a reconnaissance mission over the demilitarized areas of the Golan Heights, claimed by both Israel and Syria.
14:38 [Press TV] (E)
Iraqi forces wage offensive to liberate last Daesh-held town
Iraqi armed forces have waged an offensive to liberate the western town of Rawah from the Daesh terrorist group, leaving the notorious militants on the verge of collapse in the country.
13:36 [Sputnik news] (F)
Daech anéanti par l’armée syrienne et ses alliés. À qui le tour?
Fin septembre 2015, la Russie intervient dans la lutte antiterroriste en Syrie à la demande du gouvernement légitime de ce pays, sous le feu des critiques occidentales. Alors que l’opération touche à sa fin, ses résultats parlent d’eux-mêmes.
22:56 [RT Deutsch] (D)
Saudi-geführte Angriffe auf Verteidigungsministerium in jemenitischer Hauptstadt
Flugzeuge der von Saudi-Arabien geführten Koalition haben das Verteidigungsministerium in der Hauptstadt Sanaa angegriffen, wie ein RT-Arabisch- Korrespondent berichtet.
21:44 [South Front] (E)
Hezbollah: Saudi Arabia Is Encouraging Israel To Attack Lebanon
“Saudi Arabia is encouraging Israel to strike Lebanon, we are not afraid of this of course … This is not an analyze, I’m talking about information, it is [Saudi Arabia] ready to pay dozens of billions of dollars for this” Nasrallah said during a televised speech.
17:02 [Press TV] (E)
S Arabia has openly declared war on Lebanon with Hariri house arrest: Nasrallah
The secretary general of the Lebanese movement says Saudi authorities have clearly and openly declared a war on Lebanon by holding Prime Minister Saad Hariri hostage in the oil-rich kingdom, and forcing him to quit his post.
17:00 [Al Masdar News] (E)
Intense battle ongoing north of Albukamal as Syrian Army troops attempt to advance
A fierce battle is ongoing between the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and Islamic State (ISIS) at the northern outskirts of Albukamal, the Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) reported this afternoon.
16:56 [Al Masdar News] (E)
Lebanese President to Saudi official: ‘the way Hariri resigned was unacceptable’
The Lebanese President, General Michel ‘Aoun, told Saudi Arabia’s Charge d’Affaires, Walid Bukhari, that the way Saad Hariri resigned from his post was ‘unacceptable.’ President ‘Aoun added that Hariri must return to Lebanon.
16:54 [Al Masdar News] (E)
Deir Ezzor tribe with close ties to the Syrian Army kicks off recruitment campaign
According to a statement released by the Al-Shaitat tribal leadership on Thursday evening, it would hire assault troops for 100,000 Syrian Pounds ($195) per month and reservists for 70,000 Syrian Pounds ($135) per month.
15:50 [1001 Iraqi Thoughts] (E)
Optimism as Iraq Defeats Da’ish Should be Coupled with Caution
The province of Anbar can only be described as a tinderbox. The Sunni heartland has been seeped in violence since the early days of the occupation and not much has changed. Today, most of the province is back in Iraqi hands after hard-won battles in Fallujah and Ramadi last year while Da’ish still has a speckle of control in Anbar’s western desert.
14:37 [Assawra] (F)
Visite surprise de Macron en Arabie pour faire baisser la tension avec l’Iran
M. Macron a ainsi rendu visite aux plus de 700 soldats français stationnés aux Emirats, dont certains participent aux opérations en Irak et en Syrie.
14:35 [Union Juive Francaise pour la Paix] (F)
Ces jeunes Israéliens qui refusent de rejoindre les rangs de Tsahal – JA
Hostiles à la colonisation, plusieurs dizaines d’appelés refusent chaque année de porter l’uniforme de Tsahal. Un mouvement encore minoritaire, mais qui ne fait que prendre de l’ampleur.
13:29 [The Independent/Robert Fisk] (E)
Saad Hariri’s resignation as Prime Minister of Lebanon is not all it seems
He certainly did not anticipate what happened to him. Indeed, Hariri had scheduled meetings in Beirut on the following Monday – with the IMF, the World Bank and a series of discussions on water quality improvement; not exactly the action of a man who planned to resign his premiership
4:26 [Press TV] (E)
Macron in Saudi Arabia for ‘questions’ as Hariri remains in shadows
French President Emmanuel Macron has arrived in Saudi Arabia for hastily scheduled talks with the kingdom’s leaders about a puzzling political crisis involving Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri, who resigned from his job in a live broadcast from Riyadh, where he is claimed to be held against his will.
2:18 [Voltaire Netzwerk] (D)
Israel instrumentiert den Rücktritt von Hariri, um einen Krieg zu provozieren
Sonntag, 5. November 2017, bemerkte Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah in einer nicht-live Rede die die Inkongruenz des Rücktritts des libanesischen Ministerpräsidenten Saad Hariri, nicht erst vom Libanon aus, sondern von seinem Hotel in Riyad in Anwesenheit von "MBS". Er beschuldigte Saudi-Arabien der Einmischung in die inneren Angelegenheiten des Libanon.
1:23 [Zero Hedge] (E)
It`s Been A Rough Week In The Middle East
...and it`s only getting worse. Bin, by the way, means "son of" in Arabic. This is why there are "Bins" here, there, and everywhere scattered across the Middle East. And some of them are having a rough week.
1:21 [Mondialisation] (F)
France / Syrie. L’ultime « élégance » des coupables et des perdants.
L’éradication finale de l’Etat Islamique d’Irak et du Levant est proche : c’est une question de jours, voire d’heures pour ces ultimes combats. Tous les cadres supérieurs de la hiérarchie de Daech ont quitté le navire qui coule, comme les rats sauvant leur peau !
23:15 [Parteibuch] (D)
Syrische Armee nimmt Luftwaffenstützpunkt nördlich von Al Bukamal ein
Während die staatliche syrische Nachrichtenagentur SANA am heutigen Donnerstag die Einnahme der letzten noch von der Terrorgruppe ISIS gehaltenen Stadt Al Bukamal offiziell bekanntgab, berichten inoffizielle Quellen, dass die syrische Armee und ihre Partner auch schon nördlich von Al Bukamal weitergekommen sind.
20:00 [] (E)
Saudi Corruption Crackdown Topples Oil Kingpins
It seems the crown prince is far from finished, as news has emerged that one of the Arab world’s leading broadcasters, MBC, has been put under government control. Part of its management was removed and the owner detained. News is also emerging that even the former Saudi Minister of Oil Ali Al Naimi, Saudi Arabia’s media face for decades, has been forcibly confined to his quarters.
19:18 [Fars News Agency] (E)
Reports: Saudi `Freezes Bank Accounts` of Former Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef
Mohammed bin Nayef, Saudi Arabia`s ex-crown prince who was removed as next in line to the throne in June, reportedly became the latest royal family member to be targeted in the kingdom`s expanding anti-corruption crackdown.
18:56 [Xinhua] (E)
Saudi Arabia orders its citizens to leave Lebanon
"Due to the situation in Lebanon, the kingdom calls on its citizens, visitors and residents to leave Lebanon as soon as possible," said a brief statement by Saudi Foreign Ministry.
18:48 [NRT TV] (E)
Iraq asks banks to suspend foreign trading in the Kurdistan Region
Iraqi central bank asked other Iraqi banks to suspend foreign trading in the Kurdistan Region on Tuesday (November 7).
18:36 [Press TV] (E)
Iraqi central bank orders private banks to close branches in Kurdistan within week
The Central Bank of Iraq has ordered private banks to halt their branches’ operations in the country’s semi-autonomous Kurdistan region within a week to avoid a ban on dollar sales.
18:31 [Press TV] (E)
Lebanon believes Saad Hariri being held in Saudi Arabia: Official
Lebanese authorities believe Saad Hariri, who recently announced his resignation as prime minister in a live broadcast from Riyadh, is being held in Saudi Arabia, a top government official says.
16:18 [Orient XXI] (F)
Les Occidentaux arment Bahreïn, la population en paie le prix
Les autorités bahreïnies ont annoncé au mois d’octobre la signature d’un marché de plusieurs milliards de dollars avec l’américain Lockheed Martin pour la livraison de 16 avions de combat F-16, et multiplient les accords de coopération militaires avec plusieurs pays.
16:11 [Sputnik Deutschland] (D)
Jemen: Arabische Koalition hebt Blockade von größtem Hafen auf – Quelle
Die von Saudi-Arabien angeführte Koalition hat die zuvor eingeführte Sperre für den größten Hafen in der jemenitischen Stadt Aden aufgehoben, wie eine lokale Quelle gegenüber der russischen Nachrichtenagentur RIA Novosti mitteilte.
15:45 [RT Deutsch] (D)
Ton-Aufnahmen des ehemaligen US-Außenministers Kerry aufgetaucht – "Israel will keinen Frieden"
Die israelische Tageszeitung "The Times Of Israeli" berichtet von Ton-Aufnahmen des ehemaligen US-Außenministers aus einer Konferenz in Dubai. In den Aufnahmen aus dem Jahr 2016 spricht Kerry der israelischen Regierung den Friedenswillen ab und warnt vor ernsten Konsequenzen.
15:42 [Voltaire Netzwerk] (D)
1300 Persönlichkeiten in 48 Stunden in Saudi Arabien verhaftet
Es sind insgesamt mehr als 1300 Saudi Persönlichkeiten, die im Rahmen der Palastrevolution seit Samstag, den 4. November, 22 Uhr (TU) verhaftet wurden.
15:42 [Voltaire Netzwerk] (D)
Palastrevolution in Riyad
Während der Krieg gegen Daesch im Irak und in Syrien sich dem Ende nähert und jener gegen das Pseudo-Kurdistan anscheinend vermieden wurde, ergreifen mehrere Staaten im Erweiterten Nahen Osten die Initiative. Unter Ausnutzung der Gestaltmöglichkeiten dieses Augenblicks hat der Kronprinz von Saudi-Arabien Mitglieder der königlichen Familie, die seine Macht in Frage stellen konnten, brutal beseitigt. Damit sind nicht nur die regionalen Kraftverhältnisse durch den Krieg geändert worden, sondern einer der wichtigsten Akteure hat auch seine Ziele geändert.
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