The Return Of Nouri Al Maliki In 2018 Iraqi Parliamentary Election

By |2018-01-11T16:53:00+00:00January 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 President Nouri al Maliki. Iraq’s […]

Saddam Hussein Did Not Have to Die

By |2018-01-04T15:56:35+00:00January 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 an extension of fifteen days […]

The Fall of Mosul: How ISIS Managed to Take the City

By |2018-01-05T15:16:25+00:00January 2nd, 2018|Categories: analysis|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

When the jihadists advanced towards Mosul on 6th June 2014 their aim was just to take a neighborhood for a couple of hours. They did not expected that all the government apparatus in the city would collapsed like a house of cards“.

(by Nino Orto) Lieutenant General Mahdi Gharawi, responsible for Mosul’s security, knew the […]

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

By |2018-01-06T15:54:44+00:00December 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 assassination of President Anwar Sadat on 6 […]