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First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Lebanese soldier killed by assailants in northern port city

The Lebanese army said Tuesday that a soldier was shot dead while serving in his post in the northern port city of Tripoli.The Guidance Directorate of the army said in a communique that "a military post in the neighborhood of Al Baddawi in the northern ... [Published China.org.cn - 15 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Gunmen kill soldier in Lebanon`s Tripoli: Army

Tripoli: Gunfire killed a soldier on Tuesday in Lebanon`s main northern city of Tripoli, where clashes often break out between Sunni Muslim gunmen and troops, the Lebanese army said."Around 4:00 am (0100 GMT), an army post in Tripoli came under fire by ... [Published zeenews.com - 20 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Strange Bedfellows: To Fight ISIS, US Now Supports

Strange BedfellowsUS Mideast relationships get stranger every day. The US has come to the defense or has given aid to three rather unlikely groups in the past few weeks.Iranian Revolutionary Guard Kurdish Workers Party (PKK), which directly supports ... [Published HoweStreet.com - 23 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Home front opens in a foreign war

Syria's two-year-old civil war is playing out on Sydney's streets, write Rachel Olding and Tim Elliott.It was not so much a death threat as a declaration of war.''You wanna go to war, you f---in' Shia dogs?'' the phone message says. ''We're taking all ... [Published Goulburn Post - 19 hours ago]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

ISIS and Washington’s Ignorance About the Sunni-Shia Divide

But Saudi Arabia also has a longstanding close relationship with U.S. imperialism. It guarantees the supply of cheap oil to world markets in return for generous U.S. military aid. The regime seeks peace with Israel, and has proposed a two-state solution ... [Published CounterPunch - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

Arming the Kurds builds on long history of proxy warfare in the Middle East

The German army prepares arms for the Kurds in August. Jan Woitas/EPAAn “initial gifting package”: the opaque label is wrapped around £1.6m worth of heavy machine guns and half a million rounds of ammunition, which has now reached the Iraqi town of Arbil ... [Published University of Birmingham - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

Anne Barnard on Shi`ism

Anne Barnard never studied the Middle East and that shows in particular when she delves into religious issues of the region.  Look at this passage:  "Hezbollah supporters argue that only it, along with Mr. Assad and Iran, can be counted on to fight extremists, ... [Published The Angry Arab News Service/وكالة أنباء العربي ... - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

Strange Bedfellows: To Fight ISIS, US Now Supports Iranian Revolutionary Guard, Other Terror Groups

Strange Bedfellows US Mideast relationships get stranger every day. The US has come to the defense or has given aid to three rather unlikely groups in the past few weeks.Iranian Revolutionary GuardKurdish Workers Party (PKK), which directly supports ... [Published Mish's Global Economic Trend Analysis - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

Man wanted murderer arrested in north Lebanon

TRIPOLI, Lebanon: A Tripoli man wanted on multiple charges of murder and attempted murder was arrested Monday, a security source said.The source, speaking to The Daily Star, said detectives arrested Ali Ahmad al-Homsi from the Tripoli neighborhood of ... [Published Lebanon Daily Star - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 1 reports

Even Syria's Safest City Is Not The Haven It Once Was

TARTUS — Considered Syria's safest city, the coastal Alawite stronghold of Tartus is slowly feeling the war's pinch.On a given day, the sound of gunfire rings over this government-controlled city on Syria's western coast. But the gunfire isn't from clashes ... [Published Worldcrunch - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi declares all-out war

This kooky caliph has a terrible speaking style: the voice and the tone is jarring.  He thinks he is reciting the Qur'an when he speaks.  Maybe he equates his words with holy words.  But the talk is rather defensive.  He is denying takfiring the people ... [Published The Angry Arab News Service/وكالة أنباء العربي ... - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

Be always alert to what’s ahead

THERE is a thesis that the use of Islam for political ends through violent means is an Arab phenomenon. It is an Arab problem.As a result of oppressive and autocratic regimes in so many Arab countries which deny justice and human rights and destroy lives ... [Published thestar.com.my - Sep 20 2014]

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...than the George W Bush campaign against Saddam Hussein," said Max Abrahms, a Northeastern University professor who studies counterterrorism. "Obama hopes to do this in two ways. The first is multilateralism, and the second is no U S boots on the ground."
...But leaders like David Cameron have already unilaterally decided that the Assad government has lost its legitimacy "because of its use of chemical weapons against its own citizens"
The Guidance Directorate of the army said in a communique that "a military post in the neighborhood of Al Baddawi in the northern city of Tripoli was fired upon by unknown assailants which led to the killing of a soldier."
...John Cantlie was released by the Islamic State in the hours following the Syria attacks, where he warned, reading from a pre-prepared script, that "not since Vietnam have we witnessed such a potential mess in the making.”"

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