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Hezbollah leader backs Iran talks with US, Saudi Arabia

Federal News Radio 08 May 2021
“We support any Iranian dialogue with international, regional or Arab powers,” Nasrallah said in the hour-long speech ... with world powers ... Riyadh, along with other regional powers such as Turkey, had supported Syria’s opposition since the start of the civil war in 2011.

BREAKING – The Xinjiang Genocide Determination As Agenda

People Daily 08 May 2021
... as nuclear power (for about 25 years) and Bashar al-Assad as the only reason behind the violence in Syria – namely as psycho-political warfare, opinion deceptions, or lies, serving the purpose of Cold War politics, military intervention, resource grabbing or destructive wars.

Syrians face further crisis as Euphrates dries to alarming levels: monitor

The New Arab 07 May 2021
It ends in southern Iraq, flowing through war-torn Syria, which relies heavily on this supply of water for irrigation in its northeast. Residents of north-eastern Syria began noticing a decrease in the water levels since earlier last year ... Less than 200 cubic meters of water now reach Syria, according to the SOHR.

Saudi Arabia re-evaluates policy towards Syria - analysis

The Jerusalem Post 07 May 2021
The absence of most Arab countries from Syria’s conflict has created a vacuum and allowed other global and regional powers to establish a foothold in Syria ... Ten years after the conflict in Syria erupted, it does not look like Assad is going to relinquish power, and with the ...
photo: AP / John Bazemore
Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during the I Will Vote Fundraising Gala Thursday, June 6, 2019, in Atlanta.

Iraq brings Saudi and Iran closer as Biden resets policy

Straits Times 07 May 2021
Long caught in the middle of conflicts between global and regional powers, and still rebuilding from the invasions of the US and Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), Iraq hopes to ratchet down tensions that affect it directly ... He said he saw signs of a "diffusion" of tensions between regional powers including Iran, Turkey and Arab countries.
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President Joe Biden talks with Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III during a visit to the Pentagon, Washington, D.C., Feb. 10, 2021.

As NATO Summit Approaches: Will Biden Keep U.S. Nuclear Weapons in Turkey?

GlobalResearch 07 May 2021
The İncirlik Air Base, in Adana, is not far from Turkey’s border with Syria ... Neither country had, or now has, any right to station troops in the sovereign nation of Syria ... We have a great air base there, a very powerful air base.” – but didn’t deny the assertion.

Jordan, Cheney, Stefanik, ‘Trump scores’: Darcy cartoon

Cleveland 07 May 2021
When Rep ... troops from Syria ... Stefanik has established she’s more of an ambitious, power-hungry opportunist than a moderate, by propagating Trump’s ‘Big Lie’ that the 2020 election was stolen and going on Steve Bannon’s podcast to endorse the sham, discredited, illegitimate and unsecure Arizona recount-recount audit led by a conspiracy charlatan ... .

Iran's former president: Unity can solve region problems

Anadolu Agency 07 May 2021
Ahmedinejad stated that the Astana process carried out by Turkey, Iran and Russia regarding the Syrian crisis is also necessary for this context, and they can help establish peace in Syria ... According to the former president, a great power in the region will arise if the peoples and countries resolved the issues among them.

Saudi-Syrian meeting may help end decade of estrangement

The Irish Times 06 May 2021
He alienated powerful princes, businessmen and officials with an anti-corruption campaign ... The Saudis also sponsored the expatriate opposition Syrian National Coalition, which lacked support inside Syria although the group has been backed by western powers and participates in UN-sponsored negotiations.

Iran IRGC head: Israel can be destroyed in one operation

The Jerusalem Post 06 May 2021
He says Iran “is facing a new political phenomenon in the world and the region," adding that we are now seeing a “gradual political decline of the great powers outside the region and inside the region.” ... "There is a political balance in Syria and it is moving towards an election,” Salami said.

Daesh: No place for evil ideology in civilised world

Gulf News 06 May 2021
... strangely at odds with his reedy voice, urged folks to “immigrate” to the “Islamic state” and “join the fight” in Iraq and Syria ... That year, keep in mind, Daesh was a movement at the peak of its power, holding under its control about a third of Syria and 40 per cent of Iraq.

This Day in History (May 6)

Kayhan 05 May 2021
1222 lunar years ago, on this day in 220 AH, founder of the short-lived Tulunid Dynasty of Egypt and later Syria, Ahmad Ibn Tulun, was born in Baghdad ... Ibn Tulun soon asserted his independence from the Baghdad caliphate by minting coins in his name and seizing control of large parts of Syria.

Defying Chinese surveillance, young Uighurs abroad speak up online

Taipei Times 05 May 2021
By Lin Taylor / Thomson Reuters Foundation, LONDON ... “I do feel conflicted every single day ... The social media giant said there were fewer than 500 targets, who were mainly from the Xinjiang region but primarily lived in other countries including Turkey, Kazakhstan, the US, Syria, Australia and Canada.The Internet is a very powerful tool ... It pains me ... .

Iran supported Al Assad, but needed him to stay a pariah

The National 05 May 2021
As more countries are involved in Syria’s normalisation, the wider will be Mr Al Assad’s latitude to claw back some power from the Iranians – in Syria and even Lebanon ... What is to be expected is a situation in which Iran may have to share more power in the Levant with the Arab ...

Defying Chinese surveillance, young Uyghurs abroad speak up online

Post Bulletin 05 May 2021
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Unwinding for the evening in her Washington, D.C ... The social media giant said there were fewer than 500 targets, who were mainly from the Xinjiang region but primarily lived in other countries including Turkey, Kazakhstan, the United States, Syria, Australia and Canada. "The internet is a very powerful tool.