Tag: UAE

no-quick-fix-to-end-the-yemen-war
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Feb
2021

No quick-fix to end the Yemen warNo quick-fix to end the Yemen war

Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator US President Joe Biden wants to “End the Yemen War” by cutting support to the Saudi-led coalition and focusing on diplomacy to end the six-year conflict in one of the world’s poorest countries, which has brought 30 million Yemenis close to famine. The US has a history of looking […]

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yemeni-journalist:-“saudi-arabia-failed-in-yemen-despite-us-support”
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Feb
2021

Yemeni journalist: “Saudi Arabia failed in Yemen despite US support”Yemeni journalist: “Saudi Arabia failed in Yemen despite US support”

Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator Yemen has suffered through a violent war on its population by forces backed by Saudi Arabia for nearly seven years, during which 233,000 people have been killed, and has left the majority of the civilians’ dependent on aid, according to the UN. The Saudi-led Arab coalition, supported by the […]

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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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trump-nominated-for-third-nobel-peace-prize-–-for-peacemaking-[video]
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Oct
2020

Trump nominated for THIRD Nobel Peace Prize – for PEACEMAKING [Video]Trump nominated for THIRD Nobel Peace Prize – for PEACEMAKING [Video]

This is clearly an opportunity to gloat and say “see, I told you so.” Read on and enjoy. Two earlier pieces here on The Duran make note of the US President’s record on foreign policy and aggression, something that had long been the focus of many geopolitical wonks as being proof of the “hegemony” of the United […]

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Sep
2020

Israel hits the jackpot in UAE investment dealIsrael hits the jackpot in UAE investment deal

Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator Monday, the first historic commercial flight between Israel and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) touched down, delivering US President Donald Trump’s adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner, US National Security Adviser Robert O’Brien, and Israeli National Security Adviser Meir Ben Shabbat. The goal of the trip is to work out the details of […]

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Aug
2020

The Anti-Iran agreement between UAE and IsraelThe Anti-Iran agreement between UAE and Israel

Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator The recent announcement of diplomatic relations between the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Israel proves that the Arab-Israeli conflict, simmering since 1948, has never been about differences in religion, or ethnic hatreds.  The conflict has always been about land rights and human rights.  The Israelis got the land and […]

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israeli-emirati-peace-deal-is-a-major-blow-to-turkey’s-regional-ambitions
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Aug
2020

Israeli-Emirati peace deal is a major blow to Turkey’s regional ambitionsIsraeli-Emirati peace deal is a major blow to Turkey’s regional ambitions

By Paul Antonopoulos, independent geopolitical analyst…  Yesterday, one of the most unexpected geopolitical manoeuvres took place that no one was expecting. U.S. President Donald Trump went to Twitter to announce that Washington’s “two GREAT friends, Israel and the United Arab Emirates” made a “Historic Peace Agreement.” In years past, there would have been widespread condemnation across the […]

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