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International organisation launches bid to tackle Middle East youth job crisis

A global organisation providing a new home for thousands of young people displaced by conflict and disaster is helping to tackle the Middle East’s youth unemployment crisis.

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Trump, France’s Macron Discuss Iran, Mideast, Trade

U.S. President Donald Trump spoke Friday with French President Emmanuel Macron about trade, Iran and the Middle East, the White House said.

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US complicit in air strike that murdered dozens of children in Yemen

Countless atrocities have been carried out by Washington and its local proxies over the 17 years since the launching of the “global war on terror,” a pretext invoked to justify wars of aggression aimed at solidifying the control of US imperialism over the oil-rich and strategically vital Middle East.

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​In Mideast, China’s strategy is economic

The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) – under which China is connecting itself with its “natural partners” along the Silk Road trading routes of the past – continues to be a guide for the Arab world and the Middle East.

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Qatar to upgrade air base used by U.S. to fight terrorism

Qatar will spend $1.8 billion upgrading the major air base used by the United States for its ongoing military and counterterrorism operations in the Middle East and Afghanistan, the Persian Gulf kingdom said Monday.

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US Is Still Turning Blind Eye To Saudi Crimes In Yemen

For decades, the autocratic regime of Saudi Arabia has been a stalwart ally of the US military, while oppressing its own people and attacking others in the Middle East, particularly in Yemen.

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Iran’s Chief of Staff: US Seeking to Diminish Security in Middle East

Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Maj. Gen. Mohammad Hossein Baqeri said that the United States wants to undermine security in the Middle East.

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Assad Rejects Trump’s ‘Peace’ Terms

Elijah Magnier, one of the world’s most respected reporters in and about the Middle East, reported on Sunday, July 15, that Syria’s President, Bashar al-Assad, has rejected a proposed offer from the U.S. Trump Administration.

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What’s behind the US plan to establish a new military base in Iraq?

While US President Donald Trump has frequently talked about the necessity of reducing American military commitments in the Middle East, new reports indicate that the US military is actively establishing new military bases in Iraq, along the border with Syria.

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Trump envoys, Netanyahu discuss Israeli-Palestinian peace prospects

U.S. President Donald Trump’s senior Middle East envoys met Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Friday to discuss Israeli-Palestinian peace prospects, the White House said, after holding separate talks with Arab leaders.

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Merkel Visits Beirut, Thursday, Part of Bigger German Role in Middle East

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is expected to land in Beirut Thursday for a visit that is part of a new policy to play a bigger role in the Middle East.

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Iran’s President Denounces U.S. Hypocrisy

President Hassan Rouhani denounced the hypocrisy of the United States, which, stained with blood for its military incursions in Asia and the Middle East, speaks of peace and conciliation.

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Trump’s Iran move reminds some of run-up to Iraq war

Fifteen years after invading Iraq over weapons of mass destruction and ties to al Qaeda that both proved non-existent, the United States is again steering towards a possible confrontation with a Middle East power for suspected work on nuclear weapons and support for terrorism.

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UN Secretary General Warns Scrapping Iran Deal Could Lead To "World War III"

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres offered a chilling message to the world during a recent interview with BBC Radio: The risk of “World War III” breaking out in the Middle East is intensifying at an alarming rate.

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The Pretty Little Lies Behind America’s Interventions

Official Washington and those associated with it have misrepresented the facts numerous times in the service of military actions that might not otherwise have taken place. In the Middle East, these interventions have killed hundreds of thousands of innocent Arab civilians, brought chaos to Iraq and Libya, and led to the expulsion of a million Christians from communities where they have lived since biblical times.

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Iranian top General blames the United States for the increasing instability in the region

Indifferent to Saudi Arabia’s warmongering and acts of aggression throughout the Middle East, the United States is continuing its political as well as military support for the kingdom. Taking into account this bitter fact, Iran’s top commander warns that the American policy would lead to more regional instabilities.

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