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Dangerous Development: Iranian Missile Launch into Syria Against ISIS Puts US in Precarious Position

Patrick Henningsen | The scene has now been set for a wider war. All it will take is a small spark between the two major opposing geopolitical forces or their allies.

The Qatari Conundrum: A Saudi Message to Turkey and Iran

Dr. Can Erimtan | The next moves by Turkey and Saudi Arabia could set the world on fire and turn the New Cold War into a very hot conflict going forward.

QATAR: The Unexpected Consequences of Saudi ‘Muscle’ Flexing

Niraj Srivastava | The Qatar – Saudi spat may have surprising consequences for the region

ISIS Claim Credit for Attack on Iranian Parliament, Holy Shrine in Tehran

21WIRE + Tasnim | Alleged ‘ISIS’ attack targets multiple sites in Tehran this morning.

GULF STATES: The Resurgence of the Saudi Arabia, Qatar Cold War

Andrew Korybko | Is Qatar sidling up to Iran to protect oil interests?

Trump and Salman’s Folly: After Riyadh Summit, ‘Sunni Unity’ Crumbles

Sharmine Narwani | The latest effort to bulldoze through a “Sunni consensus” under the umbrella of “Saudi-American power” has ended in failure.

TRUMP-SALMAN ALLIANCE – ALL EYES ON YEMEN

Vanessa Beeley + Sputnik | Trump-Salman alliance heralds greater aggression against Yemen and Iran?

The Astana Process: A Possible Solution to An Impossible Situation in Syria

Patrick Henningsen | Peace comes at a price. Will Syria succeed with this latest calculated risk?

Four Reasons Why Saudi Arabia May Cease To Exist

21WIRE + The Duran | When the ‘black gold’ really slows down or eventually runs out, what will become of this controversial Wahabi state that funds terrorism.

Why Not A Probe of ‘Israel-Gate’

Robert Parry | As the media continues to double down on ‘Russia-Gate’, Robert Parry begs the question, why not probe an ‘Israel-Gate’.

Russia And Iran – Continued Targets Of Fake News

21WIRE + The Duran | Russia and Iran have once again fallen victim to lies and fake news media propaganda.

US ‘Compelled To Take Own Action’ If UN Fails In Syria

21WIRE + RT | The US has gone full circle on Assad in a matter of days saying they’re compelled to take action if the UN fails.

IRAN: One Year On – The Case Of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe

21WIRE + The Guardian | One year on from Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe’s arrest at Tehran Airport, we take a closer look at what’s not being asked.

SYRIA: US and Israel Backed Kurdish Bid for ‘Autonomy’ is Doomed to Failure

Jon Wight | Note to the Kurds – ‘Whatever imperialism gives with one hand, it can and does obliterate with the other.’

SYRIA: Dr Bashar Al Jaafari Frustrated by Political ‘Adolescents’ – Astana Talks, Geneva

SANA | Dr Bashar Al Jaafari expresses frustration as latest round of talks come to an end in Geneva

YEMEN: “Saudis, Emiratis and USA are Inflicting a War of Genocide Against the Houthis ~ Prof. Francis Boyle

Sputnik | Claims that Houthis are ‘agents of Iran’ is a ‘fairy-tale myth’

The Next War Between Israel & Hezbollah: When, How and Why

21WIRE + MEEX | Will Israel use the Syrian conflict to make yet another lunge into Lebanon?

SYRIA: Approaching the Finishing Line, Geopolitical ‘Jockeying for Position’ Intensifies

Andrew Korybko | As Syria nears the finishing line of a six year NATO state terrorism campaign, the geopolitical maneuvering hots up

SYRIA: Israel Threatens To Destroy Syrian Air Defence ‘Without The Slightest Hesitation’

21WIRE + The Independent | Avigdor Lieberman’s controversial remarks only serve to conflagrate and escalate tensions in Syria.

TRUMPDOM: The Curious World of Trump’s Foreign Policy Explained

Niraj Srivastava | Foreign policy in Trumpdom takes some dizzying turns, here we try to make sense of the maelstrom