Tag: Al-Nusra Front

follow-the-money:-qatar-accused-in-london-of-funding-terrorism
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Jun
2021

Follow the money: Qatar accused in London of funding terrorismFollow the money: Qatar accused in London of funding terrorism

https://www.mideastdiscourse.com/2021/06/08/follow-the-money-qatar-accused-in-london-of-funding-terrorism/ Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator A court case is making its way through the commercial division of the UK High Court in London, which alleges Qatar funneled money to the Al Qaeda affiliate in Syria, Jibhat al-Nusra.  Qatar National Bank and Doha Bank stand accused of facilitating the transactions.  The UK and Qatar […]

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the-kurds-will-be-punished-for-biden’s-armenian-genocide-recognition
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Apr
2021

The Kurds will be punished for Biden’s Armenian Genocide recognitionThe Kurds will be punished for Biden’s Armenian Genocide recognition

Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator Turkey launched a cross-border attack against separatist Kurdish militants in northern Iraq within hours of US President Joe Biden’s recognition of the Armenian Genocide carried out 106 years ago by the former Turkish government.  US troops, and their Kurdish allied militia, the Syrian Defense Forces (SDF), came under armed […]

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eu-un-conference-raises-donations-to-maintain-syrian-stalemate
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Apr
2021

EU-UN conference raises donations to maintain Syrian stalemateEU-UN conference raises donations to maintain Syrian stalemate

Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator The European Union has co-chaired with the United Nations a conference on ‘Supporting the Future of Syria and of the Region’, March 29-30.  This is the fifth EU donor conference on Syria claiming to pursue a peaceful and sustainable future for all Syrians. However, the actual focus is not […]

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“we-will-kill-you,-we-have-prepared-killings-for-infidels.”:-isis-childrens’-vow
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Mar
2021

“We will kill you, we have prepared killings for infidels.”: ISIS childrens’ vow“We will kill you, we have prepared killings for infidels.”: ISIS childrens’ vow

Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator Rola Al-Khatib, a journalist for Al-Hadath, and Al-Arabiya, media outlets from Saudi Arabia, were attacked by children at the Al-Hol camp in north-eastern Syria which houses ISIS families.   The children had been indoctrinated by their mothers to regard any female not wearing a black headscarf and full-length cloak as […]

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reconciliation-in-syria:-building-peace-between-the-two-sides
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Feb
2021

Reconciliation in Syria: building peace between the two sidesReconciliation in Syria: building peace between the two sides

Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator The Russian Reconciliation Center for Syria, also known as the Centre for Reconciliation of Opposing Sides and Refugee Migration Monitoring in the Syrian Arab Republic, was founded on February 23, 2016, and is currently headed by Counter Admiral Oleg Vladimirovich Zhuravlyov. Russia was requested to enter Syria in late 2015 […]

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texas-and-syria-suffer-freezing-temperatures-and-electricity-outages
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Feb
2021

Texas and Syria suffer freezing temperatures and electricity outagesTexas and Syria suffer freezing temperatures and electricity outages

Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator Americans in Texas and several other states have been badly hit by a severe snowstorm and accompanying electricity outages, with water shortages due to frozen and burst water pipes. As the global TV audience watched Americans suffering the effects of freezing temperatures, lack of electricity, food shortages, and numerous deaths resulting […]

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jolani-gets-a-make-over-in-idlib
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Feb
2021

Jolani gets a make-over in IdlibJolani gets a make-over in Idlib

Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator The administration of President Joe Biden may use a new tactic to bring Damascus to its knees. The ‘regime-change’ policy of Obama, which spawned ‘forever-wars’ in Libya and Syria, has a new twist. Biden could choose to solve the Syrian conflict through diplomacy, but he may have tasked Secretary […]

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the-dark-side-of-the-kurdish-militias-revealed-in-qamisli-stand-off
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Jan
2021

The dark side of the Kurdish militias revealed in Qamisli stand-offThe dark side of the Kurdish militias revealed in Qamisli stand-off

Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator North East Syria is the scene of a stand-off between the Syrian Arab Army (SAA), based in Damascus, and the Syrian Defense Forces (SDF), who are militarily led by the People’s Protection Units (YPG), a Kurdish militia founded in October 2015, and supported by the US. The North East […]

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