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Iran, Zarif, Gulf states, security, deprived

Iran’s Zarif: Either all Gulf states have security, or all will be de...

10 October, 2019 1:49 pm 1:49 pm

DUBAI (Reuters) – Either all Gulf countries enjoy security, “or they will all be deprived of it,” Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Thursday in an opinion piece in the Kuwaiti Al Rai newspaper. Saudi Arabia, which is locked in several proxy wars in the region with arch foe Iran, has blamed Tehran … Read More

Iran, Zarif, Gulf states, security, deprived

Turkish forces push deeper into northeast Syria: ministry

10 October, 2019 8:15 am 8:15 am

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkish commandos pushed deeper into Syrian territory east of the Euphrates river on the second day of a offensive against Kurdish militia, as a withdrawal by US forces opened up a dangerous new phase in the region’s eight-year-old conflict. Ashamed of Washington’s role in making way for the Turkish incursion, senior members … Read More

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US pressing Gulf states to keep Syria isolated

02 February, 2019 6:07 pm 6:07 pm

DUBAI (Reuters) – The United States is lobbying Gulf states to hold off restoring ties with Syria, including the UAE which has moved closer to Damascus to counter the influence of its rival Iran, five sources told Reuters. The opposing approaches are an early test of whether Syrian President Bashar al-Assad can gain political and … Read More