In his article for Forbes, Sir David Amess, Conservative MP for Southend West in the House of Commons and co-chair of the British Parliamentary Committee for Iran Freedom writes about the crises in Syria.
In his January 11 article for FrontPage Mag, Heshmat Alavi, political activist and supporter for regime change in Iran, writes about the Popular Mobilization Units (PMU), a conglomerate of Iran-backed Shiite militias in Iraq, known as, or more commonly by the Arabic label al-Hashd al-Shaabi.
AFP reports that late Tuesday, January 18, Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said that his government opposed the United States joining Syrian peace talks to be held in Kazakhstan next week.
President Michel Aoun told Saudi television on Tuesday, after a tense year in relations between the two countries, that Lebanon seeks cooperation with Saudi Arabia.
Aleppo has almost fallen completely under government control. This leaves rebel fighters and dozens of thousands of innocent civilians stuck what is left of the ancient city. International intervention has not managed to prevent any of this from happening.
Struan Stevenson, president of the European Iraqi Freedom Association, former member of the European Parliament representing Scotland (1999-2014), president of the Parliament's Delegation for Relations with Iraq (2009-14) and chairman of Friends of a Free Iran Intergroup (2004-14), writes in his January 6, 2017 article for UPI, that the legacy of President Barack Obama will be death and destruction in the Middle East. His vision cooperation between the United States and Iran “has unlocked a Pandora's box of conflict and sectarian strife across the zone.”