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Saïd Amin @SaidAmin

Saïd Amin is a tech entrepreneur born in Tehran, Iran. He is the Founder of World Singles Networks (ArabLounge, IranianPersonals, etc.), a leading provider of niche online dating services and the owner of

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The War Nerd: Nobody could have predicted Islamic State’s retreat from Kobane (except me)

  KUWAIT CITY — A strange thing happened in Kobane, the Kurdish border town besieged by Islamic State: It didn’t fall. In fact, today the BBC reported that Islamic State, the supposedly invincible jihadis who have been besieging Kobane, is retreating from the city. Nobody expected that. Well, nobody ... Continue reading »

Iran touts ‘experience’ fighting terrorists, says airstrikes not enough against ISIS – Amanpour

  Iran has “good experience” fighting terrorists, and came to the aid of Iraqis against ISIS, the speaker of the Iranian parliament told CNN’s Christiane Amanpour, saying that U.S.-led airstrikes alone would not be enough to destroy the militants. “I think it is very unlikely to destroy guerilla fig ... Continue reading »

U.S.-led air war in Syria is off to a difficult start, with moderate rebels disenchanted

REYHANLI, Turkey — The U.S.-led air war in Syria has gotten off to a rocky start, with even the Syrian rebel groups closest to the United States turning against it, U.S. ally Turkey refusing to contribute and the plight of a beleaguered Kurdish town exposing the limitations of the strategy. U.S. off ... Continue reading »

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