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Monday, June 18, 2018
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Challenges Ahead of Saudi Crown Prince’s Reforms
Rasa - Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is seeking to modernize the Saudi society using the Vision 2030, a future development roadmap he unveiled in late 2016. To this end, the 33-year-old king-in-waiting lifted some social bans on the women, moving closer to the country’s below 30-year-old young generation which accounts for 70 percent of the whole population.
4/9/2018 11:11:57 PM
What’s Behind Trump’s Syria Pullout Remarks?
- US President Donald Trump’s plan to withdraw his troops from Syria “very soon” has been making headlines on the world media in the past few days.
4/9/2018 11:04:18 PM
The Chemistry of US Lies About Chemical Attacks in Douma
Rasa - A new flare-up of violence in the last terror-held city in Eastern Ghouta has served as yet another opportunity for the US State Department to claim chemical weapons are being used.
4/8/2018 11:42:36 PM
Three Is Company: Why US Should Not Be Allowed to Derail the Iranian-Russian-Turkish Dialogue?
Rasa - The presidents of Iran, Russia and Turkey met Wednesday for high-level talks on ending the Syrian war, cementing their influence on the outcome of the conflict and isolating the United States from the region’s most crucial diplomacy.
4/7/2018 11:43:08 PM
Unlawful and Condemnable: Israeli Attacks on Palestinian Journalists
Rasa - During recent Land Day protests that erupted on the Gaza City’s border, journalists have been a primary target of Israeli occupation forces, seeking to cover up their violence towards unarmed Palestinian protesters.
4/6/2018 11:09:54 PM
US Leaving Syria Soon? Of Course, Not
Rasa - Despite claims made by US President Donald Trump, the White House on Wednesday issued a statement saying there is no end date for US troops to have a presence in Syria.
4/6/2018 11:05:16 PM
Saudi Arabia’s war prophecy may be self-fulfilling
Rasa - Since before it was officially admitted to the United Nations as a state in October 1945, Saudi Arabia has relied on American protection. To ensure their security and ultimately survival, generations of Saudi kings and would-be kings have attempted to court different administrations in the United States — starting with King Abdul Aziz Ibn Saud, the first Saudi king, who met with President Franklin D. Roosevelt in February 1945 and who in that very first meeting self-ingratiatingly called himself and Roosevelt “twins.”
4/6/2018 10:17:00 PM
Martin Luther King: A civil rights icon
Rasa - Fifty years ago, on April 4, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated. Since then, the human rights activist's name has become synonymous with the civil rights movement of the 1960s.
4/5/2018 10:23:00 PM
It’s Time to Withdraw US Troops Not Just From Syria But Everywhere
Rasa - US President Donald Trump says he expects to soon withdraw US troops from Syria. This week on Tuesday, he doubled down on that declaration, telling reporters that he believes “it’s time for the US to bring the troops home.”
4/4/2018 10:13:00 PM
The Hasbara – The Israeli Propaganda – Is Not Working
Rasa - Palestinians are calling next Friday protests the 'Day of Tires' after Israel’s bloody crackdown on Land Day protests in the Gaza Strip brought the overall death toll to 18. Thousands of others were wounded in the course of the peaceful rallies.
4/4/2018 9:47:00 PM