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Mideast ‘axis’ forms against West

Rising tension between the West and Iran is coinciding with the emergence of a loose anti-Western alliance – Israel now dubs it an “axis of terror” – spanning the Middle East, presenting a new challenge to the US’s regional ambitions. Centered on Iran, this alignment has hardened in recent months, analysts say, with Tehran shoring up old alliances and strengthening ties with countries (Syria and Iraq) and with groups (Hizbullah, Hamas, and Islamic Jihad) that share its hostility toward Israel and the US. Full Story

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