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Libya Parliament Speaker to Asharq Al-Awsat: We Back Political Solution, but After Tripoli Liberation

Libya Parliament Speaker to Asharq Al-Awsat: We Back Political Solution, but After Tripoli Liberation

Speaker of the Libyan parliament Aguila Saleh slammed the agreement signed between Turkey and the Government of National Accord (GNA). Speaking to Asharq Al-Awsat from Cairo after a visit to Greece, he revealed that his Greek counterpart expressed to him Athens’ rejection of the accord.

Astana Meeting Criticizes US Presence, Israel’s Raids but Forgets the Golan

Astana Meeting Criticizes US Presence, Israel’s Raids but Forgets the Golan

The latest meeting that brought together “guarantor states” (Russia, Turkey, and Iran) of the Sochi-Astana process in the Kazakh capital reflected a prioritization of geo-political concerns at the expense of the priorities of the Syrian people. The focus shifted from Idlib in the Syrian northwest

Two Obstacles Face the Lebanese Uprising: Banks, Hezbollah

Two obstacles stand in the way of the Lebanese uprising and prevent it from achieving its goals: the banking sector and Hezbollah. While the dynamics of obstruction and counter-revolution overlapped with these two components, each of them has a strategy to thwart and besiege the uprising. The

Iran’s Intifada Shakes the Regime

Iran’s Intifada Shakes the Regime

As turmoil in Iran continues, one question is raised in political circles in Tehran: What is really going on? Although protests are not rarities in Iran, the current uprising has shaken the ruling elite more than any time before in the past 40 years.

Arab League’s Zaki: Turkish, Iranian Meddling Crossed Red Lines

Arab League’s Zaki: Turkish, Iranian Meddling Crossed Red Lines

Assistant Secretary General of the Arab League Hossam Zaki described the situation in the Arab world as very delicate and said it requires careful dealing so as not to have external interventions make matters worse. At the same time, Zaki stressed it was too early to judge the results of protests

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