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The threat of Britain leaving the EU with no ‘free trade deal’ in one year’s time as the only way to get a decent deal with Brussels is ringing true.
Martin Jay asks the Tripoli-based analyst Mohamed Eljarh for his take on who are the winners and losers of Russia and Turkey being on opposite sides in Libya.
Escalation and misjudgement on either side could start a full-blown war. The important point about the Soleimani strike is that Trump has crossed a line of sanity and rational thinking.
For years, the special status that Morocco was ordained by the EU, was hailed as a great triumph. But when top officials from EU countries treat the kingdom like a cheap girlfriend to use when it wants, then some might call it abusive.
A recent leaked email from an OPCW officer is even more damning evidence that its initial report from its own inspectors was doctored to point the finger at Assad. But who cares?
All that the Prince Andrew TV interview has shown us is that the royal is a poor liar. And that paedophilia and blackmail are always found hand-in-hand. Like the words ‘Maxwell’ and ‘Mossad’, in fact.
The EU economy is hitting new lows and Britain’s departure will be one more unedifying message to its members: time for a rethink of the project.
In Lebanon, the situation is somewhat unique, dangerous yet exciting as well as this tiny country could adopt change, in ways that other Arab countries can’t. Not easily at least.
Working out a peace plan makes a lot of sense for the entire region. Someone needs to call the CEO of Lockheed Martin with the bad news as Putin’s Middle East Peace plan seems to be more of a runner than Trump’s.
What can countries, which place their entire security in the hands of the UN, expect when they are hosting sex offenders as Lords of Depravity in their own back yard? The Western Sahara chief needs to clear his name first, before his contract is extended and Guterres needs to make a stand.