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Saudi took part in weekend air strikes against ISIS - Al-Arabiya;

Saudi took part in weekend air strikes against ISIS - Al-Arabiya

Al-ArabiyaSaudi took part in weekend air strikes against ISISAl-ArabiyaSaudi Arabia participated in air strikes as part of a U.S.-led coalition against Islamic State militants over the weekend, a U.S. Department of Defense spokesman said on Tuesday. U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter, who has been under pressure to shore ...and more »

Iran warns Saudi Arabia against sending troops to Syria - The Times of Israel;

Iran warns Saudi Arabia against sending troops to Syria - The Times of Israel

The Times of IsraelIran warns Saudi Arabia against sending troops to SyriaThe Times of IsraelBRUSSELS, Belgium — Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif warned Saudi Arabia on Tuesday not to deploy troops in Syria, saying it would violate international law, while also demanding that Riyadh stop its bombardments in Yemen.and more »

Turkey's Erdoğan, Saudi King Salman discuss Syria in telephone conversation - Hurriyet Daily News;

Turkey's Erdoğan, Saudi King Salman discuss Syria in telephone conversation - Hurriyet Daily News

Hurriyet Daily NewsTurkey's Erdoğan, Saudi King Salman discuss Syria in telephone conversationHurriyet Daily NewsFILE - In this Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015 file photo, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan right, shakes hands with Saudi King Salman bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud, left, prior to their meeting in Antalya, Turkey ahead of the upcoming G-20 summit. AP Photo ...and more »

Hezbollah says Turks, Saudis prefer war over peace in Syria - Deutsche Welle;

Hezbollah says Turks, Saudis prefer war over peace in Syria - Deutsche Welle

Deutsche WelleHezbollah says Turks, Saudis prefer war over peace in SyriaDeutsche WelleHezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah says Turkey and Saudi Arabia have an ulterior motive to send troops to Syria. He claims that instead of fighting "Islamic State," they want to "gain a foothold in the country." Hassan Nasrallah. The leader of ...and more »

Saudi Troops to Syria? Whoa. Bad Idea! - Daily Beast;

Saudi Troops to Syria? Whoa. Bad Idea! - Daily Beast

Daily BeastSaudi Troops to Syria? Whoa. Bad Idea!Daily BeastIf Riyadh and its partners actually intend to send troops to Syria, it will be an incredibly risky move that will prolong the civil war. Alexander Decina. 02.15.16 9:01 PM ET. On Feb. 4, the spokesman for the Saudi military, Brig. Gen. Ahmed al Asiri ...and more »

Erdogan's Syria policy takes a dangerous turn - The Japan Times;

Erdogan's Syria policy takes a dangerous turn - The Japan Times

The Japan TimesErdogan's Syria policy takes a dangerous turnThe Japan TimesLONDON – “We will defend Aleppo: all of Turkey stands behind its defenders” — Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu, Feb. 10. “Turkey and Saudi Arabia may launch an operation (into Syria) by land” — Turkish Foreign Minister Mehmed Cavusoglu, Feb.and more »

The death of Aleppo - Nouse;

The death of Aleppo - Nouse

NouseThe death of AleppoNouseThe city of Aleppo in 2010 bears little resemblance to its current self. Image: Anas A. Half a decade ago, you could travel from breakfast in Damascus to a late lunch in a thriving, multicultural city; Aleppo. Then came the Arab spring, and a year ...and more »

Saudi Arabia's Plan B in Syria - Al-Arabiya;

Saudi Arabia's Plan B in Syria - Al-Arabiya

Al-ArabiyaSaudi Arabia's Plan B in SyriaAl-ArabiyaIt was necessary for Riyadh to announce its readiness to send ground troops to Syria, and to call for the “North Thunder” maneuver that will bring together the armies of several Muslim countries on Saudi territory, in the largest military gathering ...and more »

Is Saudi Arabia Using Syria To Cover Up Its Abuses In Yemen? - Carbonated.tv (blog);

Is Saudi Arabia Using Syria To Cover Up Its Abuses In Yemen? - Carbonated.tv (blog)

Carbonated.tv (blog)Is Saudi Arabia Using Syria To Cover Up Its Abuses In Yemen?Carbonated.tv (blog)It is believed the Gulf kingdom is using its so-called ground intervention in Syria as a distraction from troubles closer to home. Yemen Saudia war. Reuters. Nearly two weeks after Saudi Arabia announced it would send ground troops to Syria, more than ...and more »

Russian Lawmaker Says Threat of Turkish-Saudi Invasion of Syria Is Used as Leverage - Jewish Business News;

Russian Lawmaker Says Threat of Turkish-Saudi Invasion of Syria Is Used as Leverage - Jewish Business News

Jewish Business NewsRussian Lawmaker Says Threat of Turkish-Saudi Invasion of Syria Is Used as LeverageJewish Business NewsThe threat of Turkey's and Saudi Arabia's invasion of Syria is being used to influence the situation in that country, a Russian lawmaker has said. “Possible invasion of Syria by Turkey's land forces is being widely discussed. Naturally, we are keeping ...and more »

Riyadh to Sputnik: Drills in Saudi Arabia Not Runup for Specific Operation - Sputnik International;

Riyadh to Sputnik: Drills in Saudi Arabia Not Runup for Specific Operation - Sputnik International

Sputnik InternationalRiyadh to Sputnik: Drills in Saudi Arabia Not Runup for Specific OperationSputnik InternationalThe Northern Thunder military exercises in Saudi Arabia with the participation of 21 countries are not a training drill for any specific operation, a Saudi Defense Ministry aide told Sputnik. MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The drills began on Sunday in Saudi ...and more »

Turkey air force holds exercises with Saudi Arabia - The Daily Star;

Turkey air force holds exercises with Saudi Arabia - The Daily Star

The Daily StarTurkey air force holds exercises with Saudi ArabiaThe Daily StarANKARA: Turkey's air force Monday began five days of air defense exercises with Saudi Arabia, the Turkish military said, as the two countries forge an increasingly tight alliance on Syria. Six Saudi F-15 fighter jets will take part in the air defense ...and more »

Has Turkey Just Started WWIII? - Antiwar.com (blog)

Has Turkey Just Started WWIII?Antiwar.com (blog)The violence in Syria has been devastating for years. New military actions in the country by the Turkish government threaten to escalate the situation into a much larger war. Ron Paul Institute for Peace and Prosperity Executive Director Daniel McAdams ...and more »

Saudi troops could battle Iranian Guard in Syria - WND.com;

Saudi troops could battle Iranian Guard in Syria - WND.com

WND.comSaudi troops could battle Iranian Guard in SyriaWND.comF. Michael Maloof, contributing writer for national security affairs for WND and G2Bulletin, is a former senior security policy analyst in the office of the secretary of defense, and is author of "A Nation Forsaken." Follow · rss feed Read. 0. Share on ...and more »

World War 3 Could Start This Month: 350000 Soldiers In Saudi Arabia Stand Ready To Invade Syria - RINF Alternative News;

World War 3 Could Start This Month: 350000 Soldiers In Saudi Arabia Stand Ready To Invade Syria - RINF Alternative News

RINF Alternative NewsWorld War 3 Could Start This Month: 350000 Soldiers In Saudi Arabia Stand Ready To Invade SyriaRINF Alternative News(RINF) – 350,000 soldiers, 20,000 tanks, 2,450 warplanes and 460 military helicopters are massing in northern Saudi Arabia for a military exercise that is being called “Northern Thunder”. According to the official announcement, forces are being ...and more »

Saudi Arabia launches huge military exercise involving 20 nations - dubbed North Thunder - two months after forming ... - Daily Mail;

Saudi Arabia launches huge military exercise involving 20 nations - dubbed North Thunder - two months after forming ... - Daily Mail

Daily MailSaudi Arabia launches huge military exercise involving 20 nations - dubbed North Thunder - two months after forming ...Daily MailSaudi Arabia has teamed up with 20 other nations to launch the biggest military exercise every staged in the region - dubbed North Thunder. The announcement of the manoeuvre comes just two months after the kingdom said it was forming an anti-terror ...and more »

Saudi Arabia, Turkey Backtrack On Sending Troops Into Syria Amid Russian Airstrikes - International Business Times;

Saudi Arabia, Turkey Backtrack On Sending Troops Into Syria Amid Russian Airstrikes - International Business Times

International Business TimesSaudi Arabia, Turkey Backtrack On Sending Troops Into Syria Amid Russian AirstrikesInternational Business TimesSyria A boy waits to fill water containers while residents wait in line in Bab Neirab, Aleppo, Syria, Monday, Feb. 15, 2016. Photo: Reuters/Abdalrhman Ismail. Despite hints last week that they would send ground troops into Syria, both Turkish and Saudi ...and more »

Turkish air force in joint exercises with Saudi Arabia: Army - Asia Times;

Turkish air force in joint exercises with Saudi Arabia: Army - Asia Times

Asia TimesTurkish air force in joint exercises with Saudi Arabia: ArmyAsia TimesTurkey's air force on Monday began five days of air defence exercises with Saudi Arabia, the Turkish military said, as the two countries forge an increasingly tight alliance on Syria. The DailyBrief. Must-reads from across Asia - directly to your inbox ...and more »

West seeks to spread war as Syrian army advances: Analyst - Press TV;

West seeks to spread war as Syrian army advances: Analyst - Press TV

Press TVWest seeks to spread war as Syrian army advances: AnalystPress TVPress TV has interviewed Gearoid O Colmain, a political analyst in Paris, about Iran warning that any move by foreign countries without the Syrian government's approval will only further complicate the crisis in the Arab country. The following is a ...and more »

Saudi launches 'largest' military exercises in history of region - Middle East Eye;

Saudi launches 'largest' military exercises in history of region - Middle East Eye

Middle East EyeSaudi launches 'largest' military exercises in history of regionMiddle East EyeSaudi Arabia on Sunday launched military exercises it claims will be the biggest the region has ever seen, according to state media. Twenty-one nations are taking part in the month-long drills dubbed “North Thunder”, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA ...and more »