Tag: Washington

“anti-russia-hysteria-dominates-the-american-political-and-military-elites”-according-to-shahzada-rahim
19

Apr
2021

“Anti-Russia hysteria dominates the American political and military elites” according to Shahzada Rahim“Anti-Russia hysteria dominates the American political and military elites” according to Shahzada Rahim

Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator US-Russia relations are at a new low. The US has slapped new sanctions on Russia in response to accusations of cyberattack and election meddling. The Russian Foreign Intelligence Service was accused of being behind the SolarWinds hack.  Russia has asked to expel 10 American diplomates in a ‘tit for […]

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the-israeli-attack-on-iran-may-sabotage-the-us-goal-of-a-new-nuclear-deal
16

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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us-nato-provocation-in-ukraine-to-stop-russian-pipeline
07

Apr
2021

US-NATO provocation in Ukraine to stop Russian pipelineUS-NATO provocation in Ukraine to stop Russian pipeline

Steven Sahiounie, Journalist and political commentator US Europe Command has raised its posture to the highest level, “potential imminent threat”, as USAF surveillance flights have tracked Russia’s border over the past 48 hours. The current flare of tensions sparked on March 26, when four Ukrainian military servicemen were killed by a landmine while inspecting minefields near the village […]

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“we-will-kill-you,-we-have-prepared-killings-for-infidels.”:-isis-childrens’-vow
29

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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the-syrian-first-lady-supports-the-fight-against-al-qaeda-and-isis
18

Mar
2021

The Syrian first lady supports the fight against Al Qaeda and ISISThe Syrian first lady supports the fight against Al Qaeda and ISIS

Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator The Syrian first lady has been accused by a London based law firm of terrorism and war crimes, which stem from her support of the Syrian Arab Army (SAA), through her speeches, meeting with and comforting the mothers of slain soldiers, and meeting with the women’s branch of the […]

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the-lebanese-crisis-is-directed-against-syrian-reconstruction:-says-dr.-jamal-wakim
13

Mar
2021

The Lebanese crisis is directed against Syrian reconstruction: says Dr. Jamal WakimThe Lebanese crisis is directed against Syrian reconstruction: says Dr. Jamal Wakim

Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator Syrian investors have about $42 billion in Lebanese banks. The corrupt Lebanese banking system has frozen those accounts and prevented withdrawals.  The Syrian economic crisis is caused in large part by the Lebanese crisis. In the summer of 2019, the Lebanese crisis began with street protests. This was instigated […]

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the-pope-in-iraq-between-the-minaret-and-the-bells
09

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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“there-is-no-longer-any-political-legitimacy-for-the-crown-prince,”-says-fiancee
04

Mar
2021

“There is no longer any political legitimacy for the Crown Prince,” says fiancée“There is no longer any political legitimacy for the Crown Prince,” says fiancée

Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator President Joe Biden has disappointed human rights activists, journalists, and many in Congress who expected him to exact a punishment on Crown Prince Muhammad bin Salman (MBS) in the gruesome murder of Jamal Khashoggi.  While sanctions were placed on 76 Saudi nationals as a result of the newly released […]

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