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Salman Aldossary
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on : Monday, 20 Apr, 2015

Opinion: Hassan Nasrallah Khamenei

For the third time since the start of Operation Decisive Storm, Hassan Nasrallah has taken it upon himself to publicly attack, lambast and insult Saudi Arabia. The manner in which he has delivered these rants, and the intentions behind them, have remained constant throughout those three appearances. The only thing that changed during the last speech was that Mr. Nasrallah managed to transgress even his own limits, politically, morally and even in terms of international law. For during this third...

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Diana Moukalled
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on : Monday, 20 Apr, 2015

Opinion: From Aleppo to Yarmouk, All is “Unreasonable”

A few days ago, members of the UN Security Council watched a video showing a Syrian doctor attempting to rescue children who had allegedly been the victims of a chlorine gas attack by Syrian government forces. After viewing the video, the United States’ ambassador to the UN, Samantha Power, commented: “If there was a dry eye in the room, I didn't see it.” There are clearly many officials around the world who are still moved by the plight of the Syrian people—to tears, in this case...

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Manaf Al-Obaidi
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on : Monday, 20 Apr, 2015

Street battles engulf Ramadi as Iraqi forces inflict “heavy losses” on ISIS

Ramadi, Asharq Al-Awsat—Fierce street battles erupted in the Iraqi city of Ramadi on Sunday between government forces backed by local tribal volunteer groups and fighters fro...

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Asharq Al-Awsat
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on : Monday, 20 Apr, 2015

Saudi-led airstrikes target Houthi weapons caches in Sana’a

Sana'a, AP—Saudi-led airstrikes targeted weapons caches in Yemen's rebel-held capital on Monday in an intensification of the four-week campaign against Houthi rebels in the c...

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Asharq Al-Awsat
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on : Monday, 20 Apr, 2015

EU meets on migrant crisis as shipwreck corpses brought ashore

Valletta and Catania, Reuters—European Union foreign ministers gathered in Luxembourg on Monday under pressure to produce more than words as bodies were brought ashore in Mal...

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Dalshad Abdullah
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on : Sunday, 19 Apr, 2015

Iraq: Peshmerga make grounds against ISIS in Kirkuk

Erbil, Asharq Al-Awsat—Kurdish Peshmerga forces aided by the Kurdistan Regional Government’s (KRG) Asayiş security apparatus and airstrikes by the US-led coalition targeti...

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Arafat Madabish
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on : Sunday, 19 Apr, 2015

Houthis reject UN resolution on Yemen

Sana’a, Aden and Riyadh, Asharq Al-Awsat—The Iran-backed Shi’ite Houthi movement has rejected the recent UN resolution targeting the group, which is currently in de facto...

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Asharq Al-Awsat
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on : Sunday, 19 Apr, 2015

ISIS video purports to show killing of Ethiopians in Libya

Cairo, AP—A video released by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) group on Sunday appears to show the killing of two different groups of captured Ethiopian Christians ...

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Asharq Al-Awsat
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on : Sunday, 19 Apr, 2015

Northern Cypriots vote for new leader who can succeed in peace talks

Nicosia, Reuters—Turkish Cypriot voters went to the polls on Sunday to elect a new president, hoping he or she will succeed in forging a peace deal with Greek Cypriots on the...

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Asharq Al-Awsat
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on : Saturday, 18 Apr, 2015

Iraqi forces retake most of Iraq’s largest refinery: officials

Baghdad, Reuters— Iraqi forces retook most of the country's largest refinery from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) on Saturday, security officials said, rever...

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