Tag: Person Gulf

the-israeli-attack-on-iran-may-sabotage-the-us-goal-of-a-new-nuclear-deal
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Apr
2021

The Israeli attack on Iran may sabotage the US goal of a new nuclear dealThe Israeli attack on Iran may sabotage the US goal of a new nuclear deal

Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator On April 11, the Natanz uranium enrichment site was attacked. An explosion destroyed the internal power system for thousands of underground centrifuges, which form the main Iranian nuclear enrichment program. Israeli media attributed the attack to Israel’s spy agency, Mossad, which is capable of cyber-sabotage.  The blast had created […]

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Feb
2021

Biden’s path to return to Iran nuclear dealBiden’s path to return to Iran nuclear deal

Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator President Biden spoke Friday at the Munich Security Conference, aiming to convince foreign allies that the US will work with them on issues ranging from arms control, COVID-19, cyber hacking, and climate change while renewing the transatlantic partnership. Importantly, he wants to renew the 2015 Iran nuclear deal with […]

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gulf-unity-as-the-curtain-falls-on-the-trump-term
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Jan
2021

Gulf unity as the curtain falls on the Trump termGulf unity as the curtain falls on the Trump term

Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator The Persian Gulf monarchies have met today at the 41st annual six-member Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit held at Al-Ula, Saudi Arabia.  This marks the first step toward ending a three-year diplomatic crisis that divided US defense partners. “The 41st summit marks the beginning of a new chapter for the GCC […]

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Dec
2020

Qatar and Saudi Arabia approach historic breakthroughQatar and Saudi Arabia approach historic breakthrough

Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator Since June 5, 2017, Saudi Arabia ordered a land, air, and sea blockade on Qatar and severed diplomatic ties, along with the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Egypt, and Bahrain. The self-styled “Anti-Terror Quartet” issued Doha 13 demands, including closing media outlets like Al Jazeera, ending ties with Iran, reducing […]

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the-end-of-the-war-in-syria-will-come-as-part-of-the-agreement-between-iran-and-china,”-says-iranian-foreign-policy-analyst
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Nov
2020

The end of the war in Syria will come as part of the agreement between Iran and China,” says Iranian foreign policy analystThe end of the war in Syria will come as part of the agreement between Iran and China,” says Iranian foreign policy analyst

Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator As the US changes leadership, new opportunities for re-alignment may open up for the Middle East and the wider region.  To understand more fully the implications presented in conflicts ranging from the US-Iran tension, the Syrian war, and the role of Turkey and Israel in the destabilization of the […]

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