Saturday August 19, 2017

Seven Year-Old Syrian Girl Urges Donald Trump to Help People of Syria

A young Syrian girl who is now residing in Turkey after being evacuated from the warzone in December has written an open letter to President of the United States Donald Trump. 

The seven year-old girl - Bana al-Abed – became a familiar face around the world on social media when she updated her Twitter account with heart-breaking stories about life in Syria during the war in Aleppo.


How the United States can evict Iran from Syria with the help of Russia

Will President Trump and his administration be able to get Russia to back off from Iran? The two countries have been close since sanctions were lifted for Iran in 2015. Russia and Iran have worked together in Syria – Iran has provided manpower to conquer areas in Syria and Russia has backed it up with airstrikes.  

Officials in Trumps administration claim that trump will test the waters to see how serious Russia is about countering the threat of Iran in collaboration with the United States.


Petraeus: US Military Needs to Be Ready for Action Against Iran

General David Petraeus, the former CIA director, said at the Institute for National Security Studies conference that the United States needs to be prepared to take action against Iran.

He also said at the conference on Tuesday in Tel Aviv that Trump is having a positive bearing on security in Europe. Petraeus, speaking to Maj. Gen. (res.) Amos Yadlin - head of the Institute for National Security Studies – said: “Following his declarations, the Europeans, for the first time, want to invest more in security. His conduct may have good ramifications. I think he is very pragmatic, and now he has to back up the slogans with policies.”


Gulf Arab States Hope Trump Will Be True to His Word Regarding Iran

The Gulf Arab states are discreetly celebrating the arrival of Donald Trump to the White House. Despite his unpolished speeches and rough behaviour, Trump has been openly opposed to their enemy – Iran. 

They believe that Trump will act firmly with regards to Iran and are optimistic that he will follow his promises up with actions.


Iran: Huge figures for illegal imports are increasing

Domestic production in Iran is falling because governmental organisations are importing a huge number of products from abroad. This has caused many businesses to go out of business in Iran and of course many people have lost their jobs as a result. 

Experts believe that 100,000 jobs have been lost and goods worth over one billion dollars have been imported into the country. They call it institutionalised smuggling.


Who is Hassan Rouhani?


Iran: Stock Losers of Financial Firms Rally in Mashhad, 6 June 2017

Iran: Protest In Tehran, In front of Parliament against Credit Institutions, 6 June 2017