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  • The Saudi System And Why Its Change May Fail

    Via Moon Of Alabama blog, The Saudi clown prince Mohammad Bin Salman is an impulsive tyrant. But what accounts for his urge to purge the country of any potential competing power center? Why does he run a such an activist foreign policy? The answer might be Iran. Not Iran the country, but Iran the system. Since the U.S. war on Iraq the sclerotic Saudi Arabia continuously lost standing in its region. The Iranian model gained ground. A decade later the authoritarian Arab systems were challenged by...

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  • Soccer: Will the real South Korea please stand up?

    SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea have followed a dismal qualifying campaign with some morale-boosting friendly performances against quality opposition so it is anyone's guess which side will show up for the World Cup next year.

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  • Soccer: Queiroz seeks longer World Cup run from improving Iran

    (Reuters) - Iran secured back-to-back World Cup qualification for the first time in the country's history as Carlos Queiroz and his team sealed the nation's fifth appearance at the finals with relative comfort.

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  • Queiroz seeks longer World Cup run from improving Iran

    Nov 23 (Reuters) - Iran secured back-to-back World Cup qualification for the first time in the country's history as Carlos Queiroz and his team sealed the...

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  • The Cardinal Sin Of International Finance

    Authored by Nick Giambruno via InternationalMan.com, As Doug Casey has correctly noted, the prime directive of any organism - whether it’s an amoeba or a person or a corporation or a government - is to survive. That’s why the US government protects the petrodollar so zealously. It needs the system to survive. Why Everyone Uses the US Dollar… for Now In the 1970s, the US government struck a series of deals with Saudi Arabia, creating the petrodollar system. The US promised to coddle and protect...

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  • Iran Using German Firms to Run Counterfeiting Operation

    Two German companies have been hit with sanctions by the US Treasury Department for their involvement in a multimillion-dollar counterfeiting ring run by the Iranian regime. Hundreds of millions of dollars in Yemeni bank notes were counterfeited with the help of Iran's elite Quds Force of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), US Treasury Department said. The two German companies were being used as a front to deceive the European suppliers to procure high-tech printing machinery, and...

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  • Arab states blacklist Islamist groups, individuals in Qatar boycott

    DUBAI (Reuters) - The four Arab countries boycotting Qatar added 11 more individuals and two other entities, including a major group of Islamist scholars, to their "terrorist" blacklists for the Gulf state, Saudi state news agency SPA reported on Thursday.

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  • Syria Summit Kicks Off In Russia With Some Anti-Saudi Trolling

    While in Sochi, Russia for trilateral talks between Russia, Iran, and Turkey over the future of Syria, Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif has taken to Twitter for some serious trolling. As the first day of the summit concluded - a day preceded by a rare 4-hour visit to Russia by Syrian President Bashar Assad who met with Putin on Monday - Zarif stated, "No need for empty words or gimmicks - including glowing orbs - when you're actually working for peace and against terror." The Iranian FM was...

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  • Hariri's "Unresignation" As Seen In A Bizarre Photo With The Iranian Ambassador

    During Wednesday's independence day celebrations in Lebanon, Prime Minister Saad Hariri was bizarrely photographed in what appeared to be in a warm and enthusiastic handshake with Iran's ambassador to Lebanon, Mohammad Fathali, while greeting dignitaries less than 24 hours after his plane touched down in Beirut following his bizarre two week detention in Saudi Arabia.  The photograph is receiving a lot of attention and circulation on Arab social media as ironically during his initial televised...

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  • U.S. pressed Saudis to ease Yemen blockade: sources

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson asked Saudi Arabia to ease its blockade of Yemen, two sources said, just days before the Saudi-led military coalition announced on Wednesday it would let aid flow through the Yemeni port of Hodeidah and allow U.N. flights to the capital.

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  • PNG police enter abandoned Australian-run detention camp: refugees

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - Papua New Guinea (PNG) police have entered an abandoned Australian-run detention camp seeking to get some 380 asylum-seekers who have barricaded themselves in there to leave, two of men told Reuters on Thursday.

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  • Commentary: How Saudi Arabia has overreached on Iran, Lebanon

    By Mohamad BazziNov 22 (Reuters) - On Nov. 19, Arab foreign ministers gathered in Cairo for an hours-long gripe session against Iran and its ally,...

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  • U.S. welcomes Hariri's return to Lebanon

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States welcomes Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri's return to Lebanon, a U.S. State Department official said on Wednesday.

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  • Lebanese Leader Suspends Resignation As Rising Saudi-Iranian Tensions Roil Beirut

    The intensifying Saudi-Iranian Cold War is severely disrupting Lebanese politics. Lebanon’s prime minister, Saad Hariri, resigned suddenly on Nov.  4, blaming Iranian interference in Lebanese... Read More The post Lebanese Leader Suspends Resignation As Rising Saudi-Iranian Tensions Roil Beirut appeared first on The Daily Signal.

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  • Russia, Iran, Turkey agree to hold Syrian 'congress' to talk peace

    Russian President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday that Russia, Iran and Turkey have agreed to hold a "congress" in Russia that would bring together the warring factions in Syria for peace talks.

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  • Besieged Syrians eating trash, fainting from hunger

    GENEVA (Reuters) - Syrians in the besieged enclave of Eastern Ghouta are so short of food that they are eating trash, fainting from hunger and forcing their children to eat on alternate days, the U.N. World Food Programme said in a report on Wednesday.

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  • Besieged Syrians eating trash, fainting from hunger: U.N. survey

    GENEVA (Reuters) - Syrians in the besieged enclave of Eastern Ghouta are so short of food that they are eating trash, fainting from hunger and forcing their children to eat on alternate days, the U.N. World Food Programme said in a report on Wednesday.

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  • As Trump leads from behind, America’s enemies step in

    The Trump administration's foreign policy negligence is creating a vacuum that others are moving to fill.

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  • Saudi-led coalition to reopen Yemen's Hodeidah port, Sanaa airport for aid

    DUBAI (Reuters) - The Saudi-led military coalition fighting Houthi rebels in Yemen said on Wednesday it would allow humanitarian aid access through Yemen's port of Hodeidah and United Nations flights to the capital Sanaa, more than two weeks after blockading the country.

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  • Saudi-led coalition to reopen Yemen's Hodeidah port, Sanaa airport for aid

    DUBAI (Reuters) - The Saudi-led military coalition fighting Houthi rebels in Yemen said on Wednesday it would allow humanitarian aid access through Yemen's port of Hodeidah and United Nations flights to the capital Sanaa, more than two weeks after blockading the country.

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  • Exclusive: SAP investigating its sales practices in Gulf region

    DUBAI/LONDON (Reuters) - German business software giant SAP , which last month said its South African sales commissions were being probed by U.S. regulators, has launched an investigation into its business practices in the Gulf region, it said on Wednesday.

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  • Putin wins backing from Iran, Turkey for new Syria peace push

    SOCHI, Russia/RIYADH (Reuters) - Russia's Vladimir Putin won the backing of Turkey and Iran on Wednesday to host a Syrian peace congress, taking the central role in a major diplomatic push to finally end a civil war all but won by Moscow's ally, President Bashar al-Assad.

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  • Putin wins backing from Iran, Turkey for new Syria peace push

    SOCHI, Russia/RIYADH (Reuters) - Russia's Vladimir Putin won the backing of Turkey and Iran on Wednesday to host a Syrian peace congress, taking the central role in a major diplomatic push to finally end a civil war all but won by Moscow's ally, President Bashar al-Assad.

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  • Putin wins backing from Iran, Turkey for new Syria peace push

    By Denis Pinchuk and Stephen KalinSOCHI, Russia/RIYADH Nov 22 (Reuters) - Russia's Vladimir Putin won the backing of Turkey and Iran on Wednesday to host a ...

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