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Syria struggles to fight COVID-19, despite the US-EU sanctions preventing aid

MIDEAST DISCOURSE April 4, 2020 By Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator The Syrian Ministry of Health announced on Thursday that 6 new coronavirus (COVID-19) infections were detected in Syria, which raised the total number to 16 cases, and with 2 deaths.  Today, it was announced that 2 cases have recovered. No cases of COVID-19 have been reported […]


MAJOR: Former U.S proxy SDS prepares to join pro-Assad Syrian Army

DAMASCUS – Riyad Farid Hijab, for  “Rusvesna” – The Syrian Democratic Forces have for some time been no longer completely controlled by Washington. Recall that it was the Kurdish formations that for many years were in Syria the main shock ground force of the international coalition led by the United States. They played the role of […]

MAJOR: Assad Receives Phone Call From UAE Leader as Syria Wins War

DAMASCUS – Abu Dhabi’s Crown Prince Mohammad bin Zayed Al Nahyan held a phone conversation with President Bashar al-Assad as the SAA inches closer to win the war against foreign-backed terrorist groups. In a post on his Twitter account last Friday, bin Zayed said that he had exchanged views with Assad on the novel coronavirus, […]

Iran ready to export coronavirus test kits

TEHRAN, Apr. 01 (MNA) – Head of Pasteur Institute of Iran Alireza Biglari announced on wednesday that the country is ready to export domestically-developed coronavirus diagnostic test kits to other countries. While Iranian knowledge-based companies have started manufacturing kits, assembling lines for mass production of corona test kits have also gone into operation in Iran. “Some 50 technological […]

IRAQI ANALYST: US Looking for Reoccupation of Iraq

BAGHDAD – A senior Iraqi political analyst warned against a new plot by Washington to deploy the elite forces after evacuating its so-called diplomatic centers and shutting down important military bases such as al-Qayyareh, K1 and Kirkuk. “The US has started its moves and is trying to bring to power the Washington-backed Adnan al-Zorfi for […]

MAJOR: Houthis Say Sensitive Sites in Saudi Capital Hits by Missiles, Drones

SANA’A – Yemeni Armed Forces announced they have targeted strategic and sensitive sites in Saudi Arabia’s capital Riyadh and elsewhere in the Wahhabi kingdom by a squadron of domestically-manufactured combat drones and ballistic missiles. Brigadier General Yahya Saree said on Sunday afternoon that Sammad-3 (Invincible-3) unmanned aerial vehicles and Zulfiqar short-range ballistic missiles struck designated […]

US Strike on Iraq Imminent: What are the imperialist’s goals?

TEHRAN, Apr. 01 (MNA) – By: Payman Yazdani – The spread of the coronavirus and its devastating impact on the US economy and US efforts to reduce Iran’s regional influence are possible motives behind US potential military action in Iraq. While the world is fighting against the COVID-19 outbreak, regional countries including Iraq have been witnessing […]