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Arbaeen marks the Zenith of the Revolution of Ashura

In His Name, the Most High Peace be upon the intimate friend of God and His beloved! Peace be upon the close friend of God and His confidant! Peace be upon the choicest confidant of God, and the son of the choicest confidant [of God]. Peace be upon Husayn, the oppressed, the martyr. Peace be… Read more »

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Bin Salman, The Family of Saud, Wahhabism. Nazism by Another Name?

In His Name, the Most High In fact, the reality of the situation is that Mr Bin Salman, with his adventures – failed though they might be – in Syria, Iraq and Yemen, as well as in Bahrain and Eastern Occupied Arabia, bears a striking resemblance to Adolf Hitler and the Nazi Movement.  If we… Read more »

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EU rejects any military solution to Syria conflict

In the wake of the United States’ missile strike on Syria, the European Union’s foreign policy chief, Federica Mogherini, has rejected any military solution to the conflict in Syria, saying the bloc is committed to the unity and territorial integrity of the Arab country. “The EU firmly believes that there can be no military solution… Read more »

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UK must cut ties with Mideast allies to avert terror threat: Activist

The United Kingdom is facing a terror threat at a level not seen since the 1970s, a newly appointed independent reviewer of terrorism laws has warned. Speaking to British media for the first time since being assigned to the role, Max Hill said Daesh was planning “indiscriminate attacks on civilians” regardless of race or colour… Read more »

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Analyst Optimistic about Syria Peace Talks in Astana

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – London-based political analyst and Islamic scholar believes that since Turkey has “removed its ambitions on Syria” and chosen to help stabilise the Middle East region, the ongoing peace talks in the Kazakh capital of Astana can yield good results. “As long as Turkey has removed its ambitions on Syria and on building up… Read more »

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Hezbollah in Syria – The Necessary Option

This documentary examines the reasons for Hezbollah joining the War on Syria.  The documentary was originally broadcast in Arabic on the al-Mayadeen Channel in early 2016 and has since been translated and subtitled into English by The Middle East Observer in February 2017. The film breaks a number of the myths surrounding the Syria War, and… Read more »