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Food items are placed in trolleys as customers stand in line to pay for their goods in Tehran

Ordinary citizens: the silent victims of anti-Iranian sanctions

While the United States and European Union are vehemently competing with each other in the seemingly endless race of imposing sanctions on Iran, the ordinary Iranian citizens are experiencing the most breathtaking, agonizing impacts of the crippling embargoes. On July 31, the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) sent a letter to all members of […]

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Dismembering the Arab World

Dismembering the Arab World

Dr Makram Khoury-Machool is a Palestinian scholar, based in Cambridge, UK  The behaviour of the NATO-aligned, anti-Syrian bloc is now blatant enough for us to better understand what is happening in Syria. On the one hand, we find political operators such the ad-hoc group ‘Friends of Syria’, and on the other, two Arab personalities, both ministers […]

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Syria Has No Enemies

I know you may find this hard to believe, but no matter how much you look, you will not find enemies of Syria.  On 1 April, 2012, for example, the Friends of Syria held a conference in Istanbul, and you know how many countries were represented?  Seventy!  Of course, Syria was not one of the […]

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