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Arabs in talks with US for security pact, says Saudi FM

Arab countries are in talks with the United States for a new security agreement to protect the Middle East from “external aggression”, Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al Jubeir said on Sunday.

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America Losing Ground to the Iran-Russia Axis

Despite the change of rhetoric between US Presidents Barack Obama and Donald Trump, the United States has continued to lose influence, political and military, in the Middle East to the Iran-Russia axis.

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Al Saud is the official sponsor of Israel

The US president, Donald Trump, removed the last fig leaf from the Saudi government as a whole, not just Mohammad Bin Salman, when, in his most recent speech, he said, “If you look at Israel, Israel would be in big trouble without Saudi Arabia. We have a very strong ally in Saudi Arabia. The fact is that Saudi Arabia is tremendously helpful in the Middle East, if we didn’t have Saudi Arabia we wouldn’t have a big base.”

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Russia, Iraq discuss strengthening bilateral relations

Russia’s special envoy to the Middle East and Africa, Mikhail Bogdanov, yesterday arrived in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad in an unannounced visit to discuss strengthening relations between the two countries, Anadolu Agency has reported.

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Airstrike destroys Somali al-Shabab Radio Station

An air strike; believed to be American, has destroyed the Al-Andalus radio station; the main media platform for Somalia’s al-Shabab group in the city of Jilib in Middle Juba region, south of the country.

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Trump names new US ambassador to Saudi Arabia

Abizaid is a fluent Arabic speaker of Lebanese Christian descent who headed US Central Command — which covers the Middle East — during the Iraq war from shortly after the US invasion in 2003 through 2007.

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Swiss cryptocurrency firm X8 obtains Islamic finance certification

Switzerland-based financial technology firm X8 AG has obtained certification from Islamic scholars for its digital currency, with plans to expand its business in the Middle East, a senior executive said on Monday.

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Open to new deal with Iran: Trump

US President Donald Trump has suggested he was open to a new comprehensive deal with Iran, saying that till then the toughest-ever sanctions on the Middle-East country that kicks off on Monday would continue.

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U.S. support for Saudi Arabia enables "atrocities" – Zarif

Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif says U.S. support for Saudi Arabia — Iran’s bitter enemy — has allowed the kingdom to act with impunity in the Middle East.

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US playing with fire in the Middle East

In the past, the United States at least seemed to be working toward a solution to the Palestinian issue, which is really at the heart of the Middle East problem.

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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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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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