Tag: Qatar

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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“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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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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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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qatar-and-saudi-arabia-approach-historic-breakthrough
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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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republican-senator-tries-to-prevent-the-us-from-an-alliance-with-the-muslim-brotherhood
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Dec
2020

Republican Senator tries to prevent the US from an alliance with the Muslim BrotherhoodRepublican Senator tries to prevent the US from an alliance with the Muslim Brotherhood

Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator US Senator Ted Cruz, Republican of Texas, and member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee reintroduced the Muslim Brotherhood Terrorist Designation Act, on Wednesday. The bill urges the US State Department to designate the Muslim Brotherhood (MB) as a foreign terrorist organization. Republican Senators. Jim Inhofe of Oklahoma, Ron Johnson […]

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