US And Russia Collide, While Syrian Tribes Call For US Withdrawal

By Steven Sahiounie, Middle East Discourse. -

On August 20, Pres. Trump met with Iraq’s PM, and said the US is leaving Iraq “fairly rapidly” and making decisions on Syria “fairly soon.”  The Iraqi Parliament called for the total withdrawal [...]

Iran Condemns US For Dangerous Mid-Air Harassment Of Civilian Plane

By Jessica Corbett, Commondreams. -

In yet another display of the heightened tension between Iran and the United States under President Donald Trump, several passengers on an Iranian commercial plane were reportedly injured [...]