Tag: Damascus

headed-by-“borisov”,-a-russian-delegation-arrives-today-in-damascus.
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Jun
2021

Headed by “Borisov”, a Russian delegation arrives today in Damascus.Headed by “Borisov”, a Russian delegation arrives today in Damascus.

An informed diplomatic source said that a delegation headed by Russian Deputy Prime Minister, “Yuri Borisov“, is scheduled to arrive in Damascus this afternoon, Tuesday. The source added that the Russian delegation will meet during the visit with a number of Syrian officials, and that “Borisov” will meet with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, to discuss […]

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Jun
2021

Embassy reopening’s in Damascus as Syria returns to normalcyEmbassy reopening’s in Damascus as Syria returns to normalcy

https://www.mideastdiscourse.com/2021/06/11/embassy-reopenings-in-damascus-as-syria-returns-to-normalcy/ By: Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator Foreign embassies are reopening in Damascus, Syria.  Many shut down after the armed conflict began in 2011.  A handful of embassies remained open throughout the conflict, such as China, Russia, Iran, and the Czech Republic. The Czech Republic was the only European Union country to remain steadfastly […]

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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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May
2021

Syrians reject the US ‘regime change’ and re-elect President AssadSyrians reject the US ‘regime change’ and re-elect President Assad

https://www.mideastdiscourse.com/2021/05/28/syrians-reject-the-us-regime-change-and-re-elect-president-assad/ Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator Syrian President Bashar al-Assad was re-elected to a fourth term in office, his second term under the 2012 constitution, with 95.1% of the votes, according to Hamouda Sabbagh, the head of parliament. Sabbagh announced the results in a news conference on Thursday, saying voter turnout was around 78%, […]

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May
2021

Syrians abroad vote for a return to stabilitySyrians abroad vote for a return to stability

Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator https://www.mideastdiscourse.com/2021/05/22/syrians-abroad-vote-for-a-return-to-stability/ Syrians went to their embassy, or consulate, in dozens of countries abroad to vote for president on May 20, while the domestic vote will take place May 26. Some voiced their vote for President Bashar al-Assad was based on his ability to steer Syria out of a 10-year […]

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syria-comes-in-from-the-cold:-saudi-syria-relationship-warms-up
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May
2021

Syria comes in from the cold: Saudi-Syria relationship warms upSyria comes in from the cold: Saudi-Syria relationship warms up

Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is embarking on a new beginning that could change the Middle East.   To enhance security and stability, a Saudi delegation headed by the head of the intelligence service, Lieutenant General Khaled Al-Humaidan, visited Damascus on Monday and met Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad and […]

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May
2021

Apartheid Israel attacks Palestinian Refugee Camp in SyriaApartheid Israel attacks Palestinian Refugee Camp in Syria

Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator LATAKIA:  A camp created for Palestinian refugees in Latakia, Syria was attacked by Israeli missiles fired today at 2:18 am.  Residents across the area were jolted from sleep and thrown into terror at the sound of the aerial missile attacks across the region.  The Palestinian Refugee Camp was not […]

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May
2021

“Syria has been a victim of the terrorists’ use of chemical weapons”: Dr. Al Hakam Dandy, a Syrian Counselor UN“Syria has been a victim of the terrorists’ use of chemical weapons”: Dr. Al Hakam Dandy, a Syrian Counselor UN

Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator On April 16, the journalist Andre Mate, spoke to the UN Security Council concerning the Organization for the Prevention of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) report about Syria which has been exposed as a cover-up scandal. His address challenges the US and UK on their role in the OPCW’s lies and […]

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“a-new-palestinian-intifada-may-trigger-a-regional-war-against-the-apartheid-israel”-according-to-expert-laith-marouf
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May
2021

“A new Palestinian intifada may trigger a regional war against the Apartheid Israel” according to expert Laith Marouf“A new Palestinian intifada may trigger a regional war against the Apartheid Israel” according to expert Laith Marouf

Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator A missile launched from Syria recently came very close to Israel’s nuclear reactor at Dimona.  Currently, the Palestinians of Jerusalem, the West Bank and Gaza are actively resisting their occupation and oppression which may give way into a new uprising, or intifada against the Israeli military occupation.  These events […]

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Apr
2021

Israeli occupation faces threats both domestic and foreignIsraeli occupation faces threats both domestic and foreign

Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator A missile launched from Syria on Thursday exploded 125 miles away from launch, and just 19 miles from Israel’s Dimona nuclear reactor in southern Israel, and exposed its Iron Dome anti-missile systems failure.  The launch occurred during an Israeli airstrike on Damascus in which most of the Israeli missiles were downed by […]

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