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March 2018

The “Green Side” Of Osama Bin Laden

By |March 12th, 2018|Categories: news|Tags: , , , |

"Osama Bin Laden wrote a letter calling on the American people to help President Barack Obama fight "catastrophic" climate change and "save humanity" (By Osservatorio)Osama Bin Laden wrote a letter calling on the American people to help President Barack Obama fight "catastrophic" climate change and "save humanity", in the [...]

February 2018

Is Saddam’s Clan Working to Establish an Opposition Party in Iraq?

By |February 21st, 2018|Categories: news|Tags: , , , |

"Saddam Hussein's family has become the scapegoat of the Iraqi government for their failure to create security and stability in Iraq" Ahmed Watban al-Hassan, son of former Iraqi interior minister and Saddam Hussein's half-brother, told  "al-Quds al-Arabi" (By Osservatorio Mashrek) Ahmed Watban al-Hassan, son of the former Iraqi interior minister [...]

Turkey’s Risky Gamble in Syria Has Just Begun

By |February 15th, 2018|Categories: news|Tags: , , , , , |

(By News Agency) Defying Russia, the US, and Bashar al-Assad’s regime, Turkey’s president is betting on a decisive victory over Syrian Kurd forces. But his risky gamble could quickly turn sour. The initial incursion by Turkish troops and their Free Syrian Army (FSA) allies on Sunday, preceded by days of [...]

Iraq Lists 60 Most-Wanted Jihadists and Baathists

By |February 5th, 2018|Categories: news|Tags: , , , , , |

"The name of elusive ISIS head Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is notably absent from the list" (by News Agency) Iraqi authorities released for the first time on Sunday the names of 60 most wanted figures for belonging to the ISIS terrorist group, al-Qaeda and the dissolved Baath Party.    A name [...]

January 2018

The Return Of Nouri Al Maliki In 2018 Iraqi Parliamentary Election

By |January 11th, 2018|Categories: news|Tags: , , , |

(By Osservatorio Mashrek)Iraqi's political sources have revealed as Dawa Party's Shura Council has agreed to run the next legislative election with two separate electoral lists. The first will be headed by the Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi while the second will run with the ex Premier and actual Iraqi Vice [...]

Saddam Hussein Did Not Have to Die

By |January 4th, 2018|Categories: news|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Nouri Al-Maliki in a recent interview describes the days priors the execution as characterized by "indecision" and "fear" by the new establishment about what could happen after Saddam Hussein's death. (By Nino Orto) Saddam Hussein did not have to die. At least not for the Americans, who had requested [...]

December 2017

Secret British Documents revealed the First Days into Hosni Mubarak’s Presidency

By |December 24th, 2017|Categories: news|Tags: , , , , , , |

The British Foreign Office considered Hosni Mubarak "straight" and "reluctant" during the difficult days after Sadat's assasination. (By Nino Orto)A BBC documentary, using secret diplomatic cables recently declassified, has revealed new and intriguing details of Mubarak's political life during his first uncertain and crucial days as President of Egypt. The [...]

Associated Press: Up to 11,000 Civilians Were Killed in Mosul

By |December 22nd, 2017|Categories: news|Tags: , , , , , , , |

"According to the Associated Press Report between 9,000 and 11,000 people were killed in the nine-month battle against Islamic State: a civilian casualty rate nearly 10 times higher than has been previously reported" (By Osservatorio) When the Syrian government and Russian forces  heavily bombarded East Aleppo at the end of [...]

Why The Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri Was Arrested In Saudi Arabia?

By |December 3rd, 2017|Categories: news|Tags: , , , , , |

 As the crisis between Hezbollah and Ryihad reached its peak in the last weeks new details are emerging behind the arrest of Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri during his trip to Saudi Arabia . (By Nino Orto) Forget the cold war between Saudi Arabia and Iran, at least for [...]

July 2017

Why we should not celebrate Mosul’s “liberation”.

By |July 12th, 2017|Categories: news|Tags: , , , , , , |

"There are no signs that attitudes within Baghdad towards the Sunnis are changing". (By Nino Orto) With Iraq’s second largest city free from Islamic State, there are many concerns which will be raised about the city’s future. With Mosul under the full control of the Iraqi government, Baghdad's first [...]