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How will the GCC-US ties be in 2017? Will Oman remain a permanent member of the GCC after 2016?

The call for joining Jordan and Morocco to the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) amidst rejection from Qatar is deemed by some analysts as a sign to replace Oman. If this happens, the GCC will consist of 7 members. However, the coming GCC summit in Bahrain with the attendance of …

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President Bashar al-Assad: “It’s our Right to Defend our Country against any Kind of Invasion”

Damascus, SANA – President Bashar al-Assad gave an interview to RTP TV channel (Portugal).  Following is the full text: Question 1: Mr. President, let’s start with Aleppo if you don’t mind. There are still thousands of civilians trapped, trying to survive in a sort of sub-human conditions in …

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