Tag: Iraq

syrians-abroad-vote-for-a-return-to-stability
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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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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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the-pope-in-iraq-between-the-minaret-and-the-bells
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Mar
2021

The Pope in Iraq between the minaret and the bellsThe Pope in Iraq between the minaret and the bells

Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator Pope Francis arrived yesterday at the Baghdad International Airport to begin a three-day visit, the first of its kind, and the first visit for the Pope abroad since the COVID-19 pandemic began one year ago.  Critics have wondered what difference the compassionate tourist could make, but the Pope has aimed […]

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baghdad-blast-responsibility-in-question
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Jan
2021

Baghdad blast responsibility in questionBaghdad blast responsibility in question

Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator A deadly double suicide bombing ripped through a second-hand clothing market in Tayaran Square, located in Bab Al-Sharqi commercial district of Baghdad on Thursday.  Hassan Mohammed Al-Tamimi, Iraq’s Health Minister, said at least 32 people were killed and 110 others were wounded. Those at the scene report the bombers […]

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syrian-conference-held-in-damascus-is-paving-the-way-for-the-return-of-refugees
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Nov
2020

Syrian conference held in Damascus is paving the way for the return of refugeesSyrian conference held in Damascus is paving the way for the return of refugees

Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator There is no place like home The first International Conference on the return of Syrian refugees was held on Wednesday and Thursday at the Damascus Umayyad Palace conference center. 27 countries were in attendance, including Russia, Iran, China, Lebanon, Iraq, United Arab Emirates, Venezuela, Oman, and Pakistan. The UN attended as […]

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serbia-&-iraq:-joe-biden’s-history-of-regime-change-wars
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Oct
2020

Serbia & Iraq: Joe Biden’s history of regime change warsSerbia & Iraq: Joe Biden’s history of regime change wars

Serbia & Iraq: Joe Biden’s history of regime change wars. The Duran: Episode 713. Before The Bidens “Did” Ukraine, There Was Iraq… And Serbia Before The Bidens “Did” Ukraine, There Was Iraq… And Serbia Authored by James George Jatras via The Strategic Culture Foundation, The United States approaches the November 2020 election with growing apprehension, […]

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gallup-survey-finds-democrats-more-gullible-than-republicans
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Aug
2020

Gallup Survey Finds Democrats More Gullible than RepublicansGallup Survey Finds Democrats More Gullible than Republicans

Eric Zuesse A Gallup survey published on August 4th by the Knight Foundation has found that the ‘news’-media that in 2002 and 2003 stenographically transmitted to the American people the Government’s lies about WMD in Iraq, and that more recently transmitted stenographically the U.S. Government’s lies in 2016-2020 that Russia had hacked the Democratic National […]

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