Syria Imposes the Astana Deal by Force, As Turkish-Russian Tensions Rise
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Syria Imposes the Astana Deal by Force, As Turkish-Russian Tensions Rise

Since 2012 the M5 Damascus-Aleppo had been under the control of jihadist forces. The Syrian Army has now liberated the M5 Damascus-Aleppo road and over 140 cities, villages and strategic hills. Turkey and the Uzbeks, Uighurs and Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (formerly al-Nusra) failed to protect their fortified positions, abandoning them and retreating towards the area…

Next Intifada? (I)
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Next Intifada? (I)

The Deal of the Century proposed by acting US President Donald Trump once again opened a Pandora Box of the Israeli-Palestinian relations in the Middle East.[i] It is very rational to predict that the Palestinian answer to the Deal of the Century is going to be in the form of intifada’s uprisings which can return…

Baltic Republics’ “De-Russification” Sees Increased Poverty and Depopulation
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Baltic Republics’ “De-Russification” Sees Increased Poverty and Depopulation

Pensioners in the Baltic States of Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia are more exposed to the risk of poverty than pensioners in other European Union (EU) countries, according to Eurostat data for 2018 that was published only last week. The average EU figure was 15% but 54% of citizens over 65 in Estonia are at risk of poverty,…

The Zionist War without End
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The Zionist War without End

A reiteration of the war on Palestine, on the Arab world, on the Muslim world, on international law and human rights. There is no other way to describe the Trump-Kushner-Netanyahu ‘deal.’ Media comment centers on the last opportunity for the Palestinians. Will they take the scraps they are offered, or will they miss yet another…