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Egyptian President Al-Sisi steps up repression to cover policy failure

Egyptian general-turned-president Abdul Fattah Al-Sisi would likely be the first to admit that an iron fist is no guarantee for retaining power. Not because...

US-Saudi nuclear talks: A barometer for whither the Middle East?

Talks aimed at transferring US nuclear technology to Saudi Arabia serve as an indicator of where the Saudi-Iranian rivalry is heading as well as the...

Trading Jerusalem for Iran

US president Donald J. Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem potentially sets the stage for a controversial American effort to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict backed by...

Pundits need to rethink the world now more than ever.

Fifty years ago the New York Review of Books published an essay by the prolific intellectual, Professor Noam Chomsky, titled the “Responsibility of Intellectuals.”...

Chinese engineer’s disappearance takes on geopolitical significance

Thirty-six-year-old Chinese engineer Pingzhi Liu went missing almost a month ago. It took Pakistani authorities three weeks to classify Mr. Liu's disappearance as a...

Syrian forces encounter a dying jihadist army in northeast Hama

BEIRUT, LEBANON (4:45 P.M.) – Although not the most fantastic or headline-grabbing operation currently being undertaken by Syrian pro-government forces in comparison to their...

Kurdish forces blame Assad government for their failure to defeat ISIS...

BEIRUT, LEBANON (4:35 P.M.) - Following repeated failures by Coalition-backed Kurdish forces to defeat ISIS on the eastern shore of the Euphrates River in...

Abby Martin interviews journalist and author Max Blumenthal on the current...

AMN is republishing this video due to it being severely limited on YouTube and outright blocked in 28 countries. Abby Martin interviews journalist and author...

Assad loses 2,000 tanks since Syrian War started, still has thousands...

BEIRUT, LEBANON (6:10 P.M.) - The latest hype to be spread around by opposition sources to ease humiliation suffered by East Ghouta rebels is...

Revelation: Erdogan learns that saying mean things only makes you enemies

BEIRUT, LEBANON (12:45 P.M.) - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan appears to be learning that even in the complex and inherently paranoid environment of...
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