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The Next War In The Middle East Has Begun And Israel Vows ‘To Act Powerfully On All Fronts’ – OpEd

By Michael Snyder Israel and Hezbollah are at war.  On top of everything else that is going on in the world, now we have a new war in the Middle East, and nobody is quite certain what is going to happen next.  Israel has been preparing for this moment for more than 8 years.  So … Continue reading

Israel Faces Worsening International Isolation, Foreign Ministry Paper Warns

By Middle East Monitor A classified Israeli government report has claimed that the country’s deteriorating international position will further decline in 2015, with a growth in boycott campaigns. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) document, leaked to Israeli newspaper Yedioth Ahronoth, was sent to Israel’s diplomatic missions worldwide and is “a summary of a multi-ministry situation … Continue reading

Iran Deploys ‘Real Iron Dome’ Missile Defense System

Iran says it has activated its own “real Iron Dome” missile defense system, which makes the airspace above the Islamic Republic the safest in the Middle East. “Today Iran’s Air Defense System has provided our country with an Iron Dome in its real sense and Iran’s airspace is the safest in the region,” said Mohammad … Continue reading

2014: The Year That U.S.-Led Capitalism Exposed As Root Of Global Conflict – OpEd

By Finian Cunningham Historians may look back on 2014 as a defining watershed in geopolitical events, the year when the limit of American power was exposed as a waning entity and the contemporary root of global conflict. It was the centennial anniversary of the First World War when Great Powers back then were similarly exposed in … Continue reading

2014’s Watershed Events – OpEd

History will mark 2014 as the year of shifting global alliances and the beginning of the end of America’s self-styled unipolar dominance under the rubric of the “New American Century”. The corporate media is largely using the same “bucket list” of 2014’s most memorable events but the relative overall importance of these news stories are … Continue reading

Saudi National Airline May Introduce Gender Segregation On Its Flights

Saudi Arabia’s national airline carrier is planning to introduce gender segregation aboard its flights following complaints from passengers who refused to have random males seated next to their wives, the Kingdom’s media report. Airline company Saudia will order its staff to keep men and women separated on-board, unless they are close relatives, the Emirates247 news … Continue reading

Will World Oil Prices Be Affected By Major U.S. Setback In Middle East?

By Dmitry Minin The situation in the Middle East has aggravated recently. No doubt the things have gone bad for the United States, no matter this fact has been largely ignored by Western media. The further development of events may lead to drastic changes in the region giving an impetus to a new hike of oil … Continue reading

Israel To Drill For Oil In Occupied Syrian Golan

By The Middle East Monitor Israel has approved an exploratory oil drilling programme in the occupied Syrian Golan Heights, at a time when the unrest in Syria has meant that no party is fully in control of the region. Israel’s Makor Rishon newspaper yesterday revealed that recent explorations in the region exposed a high probability of … Continue reading

Following Putin’s Lead, Turkey Looks Towards Eurasia

Along with Russia, Turkey lies at the confluence between Europe and Asia. A peripheral European power, like Russia, it is following Moscow’s lead and also looking east. In Turkey, I found a nation of deep contrasts, but a country incredibly sure of its statehood and fastened together by a strong overriding identity. Unlike its Black … Continue reading

China Stock Roundup: Baidu Invests In Israel, Yingli Solar To Install Solar Farms In Thailand

By Zacks Equity Research Markets experienced an extremely volatile week with stocks making gains and taking losses on alternate trading days of the week. The Shanghai Composite Index moved above the 3,000-mark for the first time in three years on Monday. However, Chinese stocks experienced their steepest decline in nearly four years on Tuesday following a … Continue reading

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