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U.S. calls for action to halt Iran's growing 'network of proxies'

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U.S. National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster called on Saturday for more forceful action to halt Iran's development of what he said was an increasingly powerful network of proxy armies in Lebanon, Syria, Yemen and Iraq. McMaster accused Iran of escalating a campaign to increase its influence in the Middle East by building and arming "Hezbollah-style" proxy armies in Iraq, Syria and elsewhere as it has done in Lebanon. "So the time is now, we think, to act against Iran," he told the Munich Security Conference, calling on U.S. allies to halt trade that was helping underwrite the expansion of Iran's Revolutionary Guards, the most powerful military and economic force in the Islamic Republic.

From: www.yahoo.com

Uncovering varied pathways to agriculture

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Around 15,000 years ago, the Natufian culture appeared in what is today's Middle East. This culture, which straddled the border between nomadic and settled lifestyles, had diverse, complex origins - much more than researchers have assumed.

From: www.heritagedaily.com

U.S. calls for action to halt Iran's growing 'network of proxies'

Added: 17.02.2018 18:25 | 0 views | 0 comments

U.S. National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster called on Saturday for more forceful action to halt Iran's development of what he said was an increasingly powerful network of proxy armies in Lebanon, Syria, Yemen and Iraq. McMaster accused Iran of escalating a campaign to increase its influence in the Middle East by building and arming "Hezbollah-style" proxy armies in Iraq, Syria and elsewhere as it has done in Lebanon. "So the time is now, we think, to act against Iran," he told the Munich Security Conference, calling on U.S. allies to halt trade that was helping underwrite the expansion of Iran's Revolutionary Guards, the most powerful military and economic force in the Islamic Republic.

From: www.yahoo.com

Middle East in transition: Oil, women and the IMF

Added: 17.02.2018 10:24 | 0 views | 0 comments

IMF chief Christine Lagarde discusses the role of women in the Middle East and changing economic winds in the region.

From: www.aljazeera.com

Ritz-Carlton Bahrain Launches New Family Package

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Travelers looking to head to the Middle East with the family have a deal waiting for them.

From: www.travelpulse.com

Doubt over US role in Middle East peace process

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The US denies reports that it's discussing the possibility of Israel annexing illegal settlements in the occupied West Bank.

From: www.aljazeera.com

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson fails to reassure allies after visit to the Middle East

Added: 16.02.2018 21:20 | 0 views | 0 comments

February 17, 2018 10:20 AM
LONDON - US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has concluded a whirlwind, week-long tour of the Middle East which included talks with the leaders of Egypt, Kuwait, Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey.

From: www.straitstimes.com

Rex Tillerson talks Russia, Syria and "SNL" with "60 Minutes"

Added: 15.02.2018 9:04 | 0 views | 0 comments

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is on a wide-ranging diplomatic mission this week in the Middle East. Margaret Brennan spoke with Tillerson before his trip. Watch her report Sunday, Feb. 18 on "60 Minutes."

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Iran Is Playing With Fire in Syria

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The downing of an Israeli jet won’t fundamentally alter the Middle East’s strategic balance. 

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Iran Is Playing With Fire in Syria

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The downing of an Israeli jet won’t fundamentally alter the Middle East’s strategic balance. 

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