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Turkey's Government Enables Terrorists

NEW YORK, US: Since 2002, Turkey has been ruled by the Islamist government of Recep Tayyip Erdogan, a vocal supporter of the Muslim Brotherhood (MB), a movement that seeks to establish a worldwide Islamic caliphate based on Islamic sharia law.
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IMO Condemns “Illegal, Unjustifiable” Attacks On Ships In Red Sea

ATHENS, Greece: Member States of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) – the UN agency that regulates global shipping – have called for an immediate end to ongoing attacks on ships and seafarers transiting through the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden.
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Blinken Appears Laser Focused On Saudi-Israel Deal, At All Costs

WASHINGTON, US: Amid the ongoing Israel-Hamas war, which in recent weeks spread to direct military exchanges with Iran, Biden administration officials remain convinced they can achieve a broader Middle East peace through an Israel-Saudi Arabia normalization deal which would entail a U.S. security guarantee for Saudi Arabia.
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Yemen Houthis Offered US Incentives To Stop Red Sea Attacks

ABU DHABI, UAE: Mediators have conveyed messages from the US to the Iranian-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen, offering “incentives” including lifting the blockade of Sanaa and Hodeidah and accelerating peace talks, in return for the group halting its attacks in the Red Sea, sources told The National.
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NATO Member Turkey Takes Role Of 'Active Neutrality' In Red Sea Crisis

WASHINGTON, US: Israel’s war on Gaza has significantly internationalized with its expansion into the Red Sea since November. This body of water, which is critical from the standpoint of global trade, is consequently becoming increasingly militarized.
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On Confronting The Iranian Regime

NEW YORK, US: The Biden administration's reluctance to robustly respond to the rogue Islamist regime of Iran apparently only reinforces the inclination of Iran's political and military leadership to inflict more harm.
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Saudi Arabia Has Most To Lose If US Strikes Go Sideways

WASHINGTON, US: Since November, the Houthis in Yemen have launched scores of missile and drone attacks on vessels in the Gulf of Aden and the southern Red Sea in reaction to the U.S.-backed Israeli war on Gaza. Ansarallah, the dominant Houthi militia, also hijacked the Japanese-operated and partly Israeli-owned Galaxy Leader on November 19.
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What’s Really Going On With Pakistan And Iran Exchanging Attacks?

WASHINGTON, US: On Tuesday, Iran used missiles and drones to strike western Pakistan near Koh-e-Sabz. On Thursday, Pakistan conducted airstrikes in southeastern Iran near Saravan, then released a statement claiming that “Iran is a brotherly country.”
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Impossible To Restore Peace To The Red Sea Via Military Means

BEIJING, China: US and UK fighter jets launched strikes against multiple targets in Yemen's capital Sanaa, the western Red Sea city of Al Hudaydah and the northern province of Saada on Friday local time. The situation in the Red Sea has seen a new round of increased tensions and faces the risk of further escalation.
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Iraq Can't Hold Off Gaza's Spillover Much Longer

WASHINGTON, US: The Iraqi army captain who assassinated King Faisal II and his family in 1958 claimed, “All I did was remember Palestine, and the trigger on the machine-gun just set itself off.”
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The Road To Nuclear Proliferation In The Middle East

WASHINGTON, US: Senate Resolution 109, drafted by Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT) and co-sponsored by Senators Bernie Sanders (D-VT), Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), Dick Durbin (D-IL), and Mike Lee (R-UT), needs to be permanently retired. The resolution represents the latest attempt in Congress to reform relations with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and terminate U.S. involvement in Yemen. However, the continual re-packaging of how to reform relations and terminate involvement is a pointless endeavor that portends another disastrous Congressional foreign policy initiative in the Middle East.  
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China's Proxy Wars Are 'Encircling' America

NEW YORK, US: China is setting fires. Chinese President Xi Jinping green-lighted Russia's invasion of Ukraine and is supporting that war with lethal and other assistance. In North Africa, Beijing, in conjunction with Moscow, has been fueling insurgencies that resemble wars. In the Middle East, China is backing Hamas's monstrous attacks on Israel.
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EU's Double-Standards On Iran's Human Rights: Business First

NEW YORK, U.S.-The European Union's charter stresses that "Human rights are at the heart of EU relations with other countries and regions. The European Union is based on a strong commitment to promoting and protecting human rights, democracy and the rule of law worldwide". 

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Delayed War Powers Vote Risks Further Suffering In Yemen

WASHINGTON, U.S.--On Tuesday evening, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) withdrew his war powers resolution to end U.S. support for the Saudi-led coalition’s brutal war in Yemen in return for a promise from the Biden administration to work with him on ending U.S. involvement in the conflict.

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