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Lebanon’s Protests: Cleaning in the Morning and Partying at Night

Lebanon’s Protests: Cleaning in the Morning and Partying at Night

Medical student Lynn Abi Khalil, 17, says she could not take part in Lebanon's massive spontaneous protests against the government so instead she picked up gloves and a trash bag. "I haven't been participating in the demonstrations because my family doesn't want me to," she says, as she collects

Saleh’s Party Rebels against Houthis in Sanaa

Saleh’s Party Rebels against Houthis in Sanaa

The General People’s Congress (GPC) of late former Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh announced on Sunday its official suspension of participation in authorities that are controlled by the Iran-backed Houthi militias in Sanaa. This is the first rebellion of its kind against the Houthis since Sal

Security, Political Messages behind Hezbollah’s Threat to Lebanese Banks

Hezbollah’s threats to take to the streets to confront Lebanese bank measures hold security and political messages to local and foreign powers. The Iran-backed party had threatened to stage protests against banks that adhere to US sanctions against its leaders and economic institutions. The th

Saudi Crown Prince Says Attack on Oil Facilities Was Act of War by Iran

Saudi Crown Prince Says Attack on Oil Facilities Was Act of War by Iran

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, accused Iran of being behind the attack on Aramco oil facilities earlier this month, adding if the world does not come together to deter Iran, but said he would prefer a political solution to a military one. Sp

'Forgotten' War: Syria Conflict a Footnote at UN Meeting

'Forgotten' War: Syria Conflict a Footnote at UN Meeting

As dozens of heads of state convene for the annual UN General Assembly in New York this week, the lingering conflict in Syria is taking a back seat while tensions in the Gulf and global trade wars take center stage. Now in its ninth year, many Syrians fear the unresolved war has become a footnote

KSRelief Spokesman to Asharq Al-Awsat: Houthis Exploiting Yemen’s Humanitarian File

KSRelief Spokesman to Asharq Al-Awsat: Houthis Exploiting Yemen’s Humanitarian File

Spokesman of the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center Dr. Samer Aljetaily denied the existence of any shortages in providing humanitarian aid to Yemen. Speaking to Asharq Al-Awsat, he said 2018 witnessed a surplus in funding, predicting a similar outcome for 2019.

Prince Abdulaziz Bin Salman… The Oil Diplomat

Prince Abdulaziz Bin Salman… The Oil Diplomat

The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) has known many highly qualified ministers and technocrats, but very few people knew how to assume a high diplomatic role in which political cards are mixed with the technical vision. Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman, who was named as energy

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