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Saudi FM: Assad must leave before any transition

By: PanARMENIAN.Net Source: PanARMENIAN.Net Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said on Saturday, March 5 that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad must leave at the beginning of a political transition, not at the end, Reuters said. “For us it is very clear it’s at the beginning of the process, not at the end of the process, it’s not going to be 18 months,” Jubeir said during a visit to France. His comments came days before the United Nations plans to reconvene peace talks to try to end the five-year-old civil war in Syria. The United States and other Western governments that were previously calling for Assad’s early departure have quietly backed away from that...

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How sound is the idea of Turkey and Saudi invading Syria?

By: RT Source: RT Where will the Turkish announcement about Saudis sending their troops to a Turkish airbase and planning a ground operation in Syria lead? RT asked experts about the effects of such an operation. Turkey confirmed that Saudi Arabia will send military personnel and fighter jets to Turkey’s Incirlik base located on the Syrian border to fight ISIS. Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu also said Saturday that both Ankara and Riyadh are ready to launch a ground operation in Syria. The announcement came shortly after the Munich Security Conference, where major powers made a decision to implement the so-called “cessation of hostilities” in Syria. Reportedly, the...

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$45 bn: Israel demands US military aid against neighbors

By: Source: RT Israel is hoping to receive $4.2-$4.5 billion a year in military aid from the United States for ten years, to counter the threat from Iran and oil-rich Middle East states that have been re-arming rapidly, a senior Israeli source has told Defense News Under a 10-year deal signed in 2007, Israel receives just over $3 billion a year in American aid, with stipulations that over 70 percent of that aid has to be spent buying US military hardware. An extension of that agreement, running to 2028, was principally agreed on by Barack Obama during a visit to Israel in 2013, but according to Haaretz, talks on its terms have been “preliminary and unofficial.” Among the...

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