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Turkish governor threatens to turn synagogue into museum over Israeli Al-Aqsa mosque actions

November 22nd, 2014
Categories: Middle East

Link: http://rt.com/news/207975-turkey-synangogue-museum-mosque/

A Turkish governor has threatened to turn a 100-year-old synagogue into a museum in retaliation for Israel’s actions in and around Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa Mosque – the third holiest site in Islam.

U.S. plans to arm Iraq's Sunni tribesmen with AK-47s, RPGs, mortars

November 22nd, 2014
Categories: Middle East

Link: http://www.democraticunderground.com/1014950453

The United States plans to buy arms for Sunni tribesmen in Iraq including AK-47s, rocket-propelled grenades and mortar rounds to help bolster the battle against Islamic State militants in Anbar province, according to a Pentagon document prepared for Congress.

'Biden, Get Out': Protesters Heckle VP In Turkey

November 22nd, 2014
Categories: Middle East

Link: http://www.democraticunderground.com/1014950447

Vice President Biden announced in IstanbulSaturday the U.S. will provide $135 million in additional humanitarian aid to help feed civilians affected by the ongoing war in Syria. Biden's trip was met by 300 people protesting the vice president's visit. They chanted, "Biden get out. The country is ours.

Dozens of Palestinians injured in West Bank clashes - Video

November 21st, 2014
Categories: Middle East

Link: http://www.presstv.com/detail/2014/11/21/387001/fresh-clashes-erupt-in-west-bank/

Clashes have broken out between Israeli troops and Palestinian protesters in the occupied West Bank amid boiling tensions over Tel Aviv’s attempts to Judaize the al-Aqsa Mosque.

Iraqi dealers confirm ISIS hoarding gold, precious metals to issue currency – report

November 21st, 2014
Categories: Middle East

Link: http://rt.com/news/207763-isis-state-coins-currency/

Islamic State militants are reportedly acquiring gold, silver and other precious metals in a bid to further solidify their control over large swathes of Syrian and Iraqi territory by issuing their own currency, Iraqi metal dealers confirmed to McClatchy.

Erdogan Says Arming Syrian Opposition Not Enough, Assad Must Be Toppled

November 19th, 2014
Categories: Middle East

Link: http://sputniknews.com/middleeast/20141119/1014931660.html

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that Ankara and Washington must unite efforts not only in support of moderate Syrian opposition, but also in toppling Assad regime.

Israel economy shrinks for first time in more than 5 years

November 19th, 2014
Categories: Middle East

Link: http://themostimportantnews.com/archives/israel-economy-shrinks-for-first-time-in-more-than-5-years

Israel’s economy contracted for the first time in more than five years in the third quarter, as growth was hit by the effects of a war with Islamist militants in Gaza.

Obama: I will send US troops to fight ISIS if they get nukes

November 18th, 2014
Categories: Middle East

Link: http://rt.com/usa/206607-obama-troops-isis-nukes/

“If we discovered that [Islamic State] had gotten possession of a nuclear weapon, and we had to run an operation to get it out of their hands, then, yes,” Obama “I would order it."

Saudi sacks minister after Takfiri channel shutdown - Video

November 14th, 2014
Categories: Middle East

Link: http://www.presstv.com/detail/2014/11/05/384921/saudi-sacks-min-after-tv-shutdown/

Saudi Arabia sacked the country's minister of culture and information after he ordered closure of an extremist Takfiri TV channel. The former minister did not give reasons for banning the TV channel, said ministry would take action against any media that undermine “nation’s unity, security and stability.”

Saudi plan to demolish Prophet’s birthplace raises concern - Video

November 12th, 2014
Categories: Middle East

Link: http://www.presstv.com/detail/2014/11/13/385795/saudi-demolition-plan-raises-concern/

Concerns are rising among Muslims over Saudi Arabia’s controversial plan to demolish the birthplace of Islam’s Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) in the holy city of Mecca by the end of the year and replaced with a royal palace for Saudi King Abdullah ibn Abdilaziz for his visits to Mecca.

50 civilians killed in US-led airstrikes in Syria: Report

November 12th, 2014
Categories: Middle East

Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said on Wednesday that at least 50 civilians, including eight children and five women, were killed by US-led coalition airstrikes since mid-September. The UK-based group added that 746 ISIL militants and 68 al-Nusra Front terrorists had also been killed.

France to begin arms shipment to Lebanon in 2015

November 10th, 2014
Categories: Middle East

Link: http://www.presstv.com/detail/2014/11/06/384994/france-to-ship-arms-to-lebanon-in-2015/

3-billion-dollar deal financed by Saudi Arabia, would involve combat and transport helicopters, armored vehicles, anti-tank missiles and heavy artillery. French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius: will contribute to strengthen Lebanese army, which guarantees the unity and stability of Lebanon,”

UN appoints panel to probe Israel attacks on Gaza Strip

November 10th, 2014
Categories: Middle East

Link: http://www.presstv.com/detail/2014/11/10/385520/un-tasks-panel-to-probe-israel-attacks/

United Nations has tasked a five-member panel with investigating Israeli attacks on UN shelters during Tel Aviv’s deadly summer war on the Gaza Strip. The panel was appointed by UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, called the three cases of Israel’s shelling of UN-run schools as a "moral outrage."

Clashes between Houthis, militants in central Yemen kill 20 - Video

November 10th, 2014
Categories: Middle East

Link: http://www.presstv.com/detail/2014/11/10/385499/20-die-in-latest-central-yemen-clashes/

At least twenty people have been killed in the latest round of clashes between Houthi movement’s Ansarullah fighters and al-Qaeda-linked militants in Yemen’s central province of Bayda.

Five nuclear engineers assassinated in Syria: Reports

November 9th, 2014
Categories: Middle East

Link: http://www.presstv.com/detail/2014/11/10/385422/5-nuclear-engineers-killed-in-syria/

Reports say five "nuclear engineers" have been assassinated by unknown assailants near a research center in the north part of the Syrian capital. All of them were shot dead when their bus was ambushed on the way to the research center.

US-led airstrikes hit oil field in Syria

November 9th, 2014
Categories: Middle East

Link: http://www.presstv.com/detail/2014/11/08/385242/usled-airstrikes-hit-oil-filed-in-syria/

The United States and its Arab allies have launched new air raids against ISIL positions in Syria, with at least one airstrike hitting an oil field controlled by the militants.

Ex-US official belies claim Osama was killed in Abbottabad

November 9th, 2014
Categories: News, Middle East

Link: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-13-33993-Ex-US-official-belies-claim-Osama-was-killed-in-Abbottabad#sthash.08sNgR6U.dpuf

ISLAMABAD: Refuting President Obama’s claim that a US Navy SEALs team had killed Osama bin Laden in Abbottabad on May 2, 2011, former US Assistant Secretary of Treasury Department, Paul Craig Roberts, has claimed that bin Laden had died due to renal failure a decade earlier in December 2001

Germany exports to Iran up 33% to reach €1.6b

November 5th, 2014
Categories: Middle East

Link: http://www.presstv.ir/detail/2014/11/05/384840/germany-exports-to-iran-jump-to-16b/

Germany exported 1.6 billion euros of commodities to Iran in the first eight months of this year following an interim nuclear deal reached between the Islamic Republic and the P5+1 group,

Syrian soldiers retake Homs gas fields from ISIL

November 5th, 2014
Categories: Middle East

Link: http://www.presstv.ir/detail/2014/11/05/384934/syrian-army-retakes-homs-gas-fields/

Syrian military forces backed by pro-government fighters “retook control of the Jhar and Mahr gas fields, as well as the Hayyan gas company in the east of Homs province,”particularly important because they feed Homs city and Damascus the gas supplies needed to produce electricity

ISIS Again Captures American High-Tech Weapons We Gave to “Moderate” Rebels

November 3rd, 2014
Categories: Middle East

Link: http://www.blacklistednews.com/ISIS_Again_Captures_American_High-Tech_Weapons_We_Gave_to_%E2%80%9CModerate%E2%80%9D_Rebels/38933/0/38/38/Y/M.html

One of the biggest “moderate” rebel groups backed and armed by the U.S. has just been wiped out and all of their arms and bases taken by ISIS. Two of the main rebel groups receiving weapons from the United States to fight both the regime and jihadist groups in Syria have surrendered to al-Qaeda.

Egypt, Gulf Arab allies discussing anti-extremist military alliance with possible joint force

November 3rd, 2014
Categories: Middle East

Link: http://stratrisks.com/geostrat/21472

U.S. Arab allies Egypt, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Kuwait are discussing the creation of a military pact to take on Islamic militants, with the possibility of a joint force to intervene around the Middle East, The Associated Press.

US Destroying Syria’s Oil Infrastructure Under Guise of Fighting ISIS

November 1st, 2014
Categories: Middle East

Link: http://www.blacklistednews.com/US_Destroying_Syria%E2%80%99s_Oil_Infrastructure_Under_Guise_of_Fighting_ISIS/38894/0/38/38/Y/M.html

The US is considering bombing pipelines in Syria, which it claims is in an attempt to cut off the huge profits being made by ISIS from captured oilfields. The US agenda behind destroying Syria’s pipelines has very little to do with ISIS oil profits, and far more to do with destroying Syria’s oil infrastructure.

Cannabis Wars: Lebanese Pot Growers Arm-Up Against ISIS Invaders

November 1st, 2014
Categories: Middle East

Link: http://www.blacklistednews.com/Cannabis_Wars%3A_Lebanese_Pot_Growers_Arm-Up_Against_ISIS_Invaders/38913/0/38/38/Y/M.html

Lebanon’s pot growers on the frontline in their country’s defense against an ISIS surge over their eastern border. Farmers say they are armed and ready to fight off ISIS encroachmen. In Syria ISIS gangs have been torching cannabis fields, labeling the plant as ‘forbidden’ in their version of Islam.

UN: Foreign Fighters Joining Terror Groups On 'Unprecedented Scale'

October 31st, 2014
Categories: Middle East

Link: http://www.democraticunderground.com/1014933311

A new United Nations report says the world is facing a challenge of foreign fighters in terror groups on an "unprecedented scale," with about 15,000 in Syria and Iraq alone. Fighters from more than 80 countries working with al-Qaida associates in Syria and Iraq "form the core of a new diaspora that may seed the threat for years to come,"

Lawsuit: US charities fund Israel’s secret nuclear weapons program

October 29th, 2014
Categories: Middle East

Link: http://www.presstv.ir/detail/2014/10/29/384066/us-charities-fund-israel-nukes-program/

A new federal lawsuit in the United States seeks immediate release of a government report about how American charities contribute to Israel’s secret nuclear weapons program.

Security Council to meet on Israel's settlement plans

October 28th, 2014
Categories: Middle East

Link: http://www.presstv.ir/detail/2014/10/28/383966/unsc-to-meet-on-israel-settlements/

The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) is expected to hold an emergency meeting on Israel’s plans to build more illegal settlements in the occupied Palestinian lands.

US to sell Israel more stealth fighter jets: Reports - Video

October 28th, 2014
Categories: Middle East

Link: http://www.presstv.ir/detail/2014/10/28/383978/us-agrees-to-sell-israel-25-f35-jets/

The United States has agreed to sell Israel 25 more stealth fighter jets, bringing to 44 the total number of F-35s the regime has ordered. In 2010, Tel Aviv bought the first batch, 19 F-35s manufactured by US defense contractor Lockheed Martin, for $2.75 billion.

Thousands flee Lebanon’s northern city of Tripoli - Video

October 26th, 2014
Categories: Middle East

Link: http://www.presstv.ir/detail/2014/10/27/383745/1000s-flee-lebanons-tripoli-violence/

Thousands of people have fled their homes in Lebanon’s northern city of Tripoli following a de facto truce between the army and the al-Qaeda-linked al-Nusra Front terrorists. Several Lebanese civilians and troops have been killed and injured since clashes erupted in the country’s second largest city on Friday.

ISIL, Kurds continue fierce fighting in Syria’s Kobani - Viideo

October 25th, 2014
Categories: Middle East

Link: http://www.presstv.ir/detail/2014/10/25/383625/fierce-clashes-resume-in-syrias-kobani/

Fierce clashes have resumed between ISIL Takfiri militants and Kurdish fighters in Syria's northern town of Kobani, which has been under siege by ISIL for over a month.

Fierce fighting rocks north Lebanon, 20 wounded

October 25th, 2014
Categories: Middle East

Link: http://www.democraticunderground.com/1014927617

Fierce clashes between the Lebanese Army and Islamist gunmen in the northern city of Tripoli showed no sign of stopping Saturday morning, with at least 20 people including nine soldiers wounded overnight.

US boosts support for Kurdish militia in Syria

October 21st, 2014
Categories: Middle East

Link: http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2014/10/21/syri-o21.html

Obama administration stepped up its war in Syria with air drops of military, medical supplies to Kurdish forces holding town of Kobani against offensive by Islamic State, putting pressure on Turkish government to assist in preventing Kobani, near Turkish border, being overrun by ISIS fighters.

‘Even animals don’t do it’: Kobani siege survivors on ISIS brutality

October 19th, 2014
Categories: News, Middle East

Link: http://rt.com/news/197232-rt-survivors-isis-kobani/

No matter how small the injury, death is almost certain, according to the activist, who says the victims literally burn from the inside out once the chemical enters their blood stream

10 civilians killed in US-led airstrikes in Syria – watchdog

October 18th, 2014
Categories: Middle East

Link: http://rt.com/news/197160-syria-isis-air-strike/

At least 10 civilians have been killed in coalition airstrikes against Islamic State forces in eastern and northeastern Syria, according toThe Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a monitoring group.

CIA warned arming Syrian “rebels” unlikely to succeed

October 17th, 2014
Categories: Middle East

Link: http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2014/10/17/arms-o17.html

Report commissioned by the Obama administration, the US Central Intelligence Agency called into question Washington’s policy of arming Syrian “rebels,” pointing out that such operations in the past had seldom proven successful.

US boosts air war in Syria

October 17th, 2014
Categories: Middle East

Link: http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2014/10/17/uswa-o17.html

US military has substantially boosted the number of its airstrikes, American war planes have carried out at least 54 strikes inside Syria this week, 53 of them on targets in Kobane. Since the bombing of Syria began last month, more than 180 air strikes have been carried out, more than twice the number in Iraq.

Kahwagi: US to supply Lebanon Army with combat weapons

October 16th, 2014
Categories: Middle East

Link: http://stratrisks.com/geostrat/21300

Army chief has been assured by American officials that the United States was prepared to support the military and supply it with weapons to combat terrorism.

Kobani needs military assistance: Kurdish official - Video

October 16th, 2014
Categories: Middle East

Link: http://www.presstv.com/detail/2014/10/16/382493/kobani-needs-military-aid-official/

Syrian Kurdish official calls on international community to supply weapons to the Kurdish fighters combating ISIL Takfiri terrorists in Syria’town of Kobani. Idriss Nassan, deputy head of Kobani’s foreign relations committee, calls for pressuring Turkish government to open its borders to volunteers, allow delivery of ammunition for fighters

Egypt Warplanes Bombing Islamist Militias In Libya: Officials

October 15th, 2014
Categories: Middle East

Two Egyptian government officials say their country's warplanes are bombing Islamist militias in Libyan city of Benghazi. The officials spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to speak to the media.

Turkey bombs Kurdish PKK rebel positions, Kobani inaction threatens ceasefire

October 14th, 2014
Categories: Middle East

Link: http://rt.com/news/195824-turkey-bomb-kurdish-pkk/

Turkish warplanes have bombed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) targets near the country’s border with Iraq. The strikes highlight rising tensions in Turkey over Ankara’s perceived unwillingness to aid besieged Kurdish fighters in the Syrian town of Kobani.

US-led coalition carries out 21 airstrikes around Syrian town

October 14th, 2014
Categories: Middle East

Link: http://www.presstv.com/detail/2014/10/14/382272/usled-airstrikes-intensify-in-kobani/

The United States and its allies have carried out 21 airstrikes against ISIL terrorists around the Syrian Kurdish town of Kobani in 24 hours, with the White House saying its strategy is succeeding.

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