* Why Iran Considers Biden a 'Weak' President The Arabs say they are worried because Iran sees Biden as a "weak" president, and that is why the mullahs in Tehran and their proxies in Syria, Yemen, Iraq and Lebanon have increased their terrorist attacks in the Middle East.
Monday, February 22, 2021
* Biden’s Policy of Weakness Toward Iran President Biden, who has made no secret of his desire to reenter the Iran nuclear deal, continues to send Tehran the wrong message.
* Between Biden call and ballot, Netanyahu seeks Iran consensus with rivals Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu convened cabinet rivals on Monday for their first discussion of Israeli strategy against the Iranian nuclear programme since U.S. President Joe Biden took office pledging to pursue diplomacy with Tehran.
* ‘Palestinian' Islamic Scholar: 'If Muslims want peace, they must get rid of the Jews' The world must be “cleansed” of Jews before Muslims can have true peace, said Palestinian Islamic scholar Mraweh Nassar in a recent interview.
* Iran talks 'avert' impact of nuclear inspection deadline Iran and the global nuclear watchdog, the IAEA, have agreed to temporary measures to offset Iran's decision to restrict access to inspectors.
* When Syria Erupted Into War, Russia’s Military Saw an Opportunity Much as the Spanish Civil War served as a testing ground for Stukas and mechanized warfare tactics, the Syrian conflict was also exploited as a live-fire testing range for a new generation of Russian weaponry and operational methods.
* EU aims for meeting on Iran nuclear deal with U.S., official says The European Union is working on organising an informal meeting with all participants of the Iran nuclear deal and the United States, which has already signalled willingness to join any gathering, a senior EU official said on Friday.
* Can Turkey fit into the Biden administration’s Syria policy? The gnarliest problem: Pentagon report says Syrian, Iranian proxies are "most significant" threats to US mission, but the Islamic State isn’t dead yet, and Turkey and the United States still disagree on the Kurds.
* China pins hopes on Balkans as gateway to Europe but faces growing scepticism Beijing sees the region as a gateway to the EU, but the eagerness for Chinese cash is tempered by growing caution about whether it can fulfil its promises.
* Pope's visit to Iraqi Ziggurat to bring together several faiths - and hopefully lure more visitors Pope Francis is due to hold an inter-religious prayer service at the ancient Mesopotamian site of Ur when he visits Iraq next week - an event local archeologists hope will draw renewed attention to the place revered as the birthplace of Abraham.
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