On Tuesday morning, Arab newspapers touched upon the situation in the Syrian territories occupied by Turkey, in addition to the crisis of forming the Iraqi government, and the US-Russian-Chinese tension.
Al-Bayan: Chaos spread inside "Euphrates Shield" areas
The Arab newspapers issued this morning dealt with the Syrian issue several issues, the most prominent of which was the situation in the Syrian territories occupied by Turkey, and in this context Al Bayan newspaper said, "Chaos has hit the areas controlled by the armed factions loyal to Turkey in Syria, while these regions are witnessing a state of chaos, security tension and instability, it was obvious in the areas west of Euphrates in Jarablus with armed confrontations between these factions. "
Violent clashes erupted between the armed factions, in new security development, it is considered the most violent, left behind dead between the two side, after Afrin explosion, resulted in killing 46 citizens due to insecurity, in Jarablus city the faction of the so-called "Ahrar al-Sharqiyya" overtook the Turkish-backed military police, and stood beside a tribal group in an internal dispute in the city.
Added, "In a parallel form, a new dispute arose between elements belonging to the so-called" Jabha al-Shamiyya", and elements of "Firqat al-Hamza "in the northeastern countryside of Aleppo, and both parties from the factions supported by Ankara under the name of the Euphrates Shield, and the dispute between the two factions, was against the background of sharing money on unofficial crossings. "
Al-Sharq al-Awsat: The Parliament of Iraq to determine the fate of al-Kazimi government today or tomorrow
On the Iraqi issue, Al-Sharq Al-Awsat newspaper said, "The Iraqi parliament is expected to hold an extraordinary session today after tomorrow or tomorrow to vote on the government of Prime Minister-designate Mustafa al-Kazimi."
The newspaper pointed out, "Despite the declaration of both the" State of Law "coalition led by Nuri al-Maliki and" Nationalism" led by Iyad Allawi, boycotting the session and with the arrival of dispersed Iraqi parliamentarians in many Iraqi provinces and the Kurdistan region, it will hold and complete its quorum according to all expectations and estimates.
He told a member of parliament, "Al-Sharq Al-Awsat," asking not to be identified, that "al-Kazimi" will pass the vote because there are no other options, but what will likely happen is not to vote on all the 22 members of the government.
"The political blocs, despite all the calamities the country is experiencing, exerted great pressure on the charged, including interfering with the details in choosing the ministers, knowing that most of them announced that they had granted him a full mandate to choose the ministers," the deputy added.
Al-Kazimi continues his consultations with the political blocs until the last moment to ensure that his government gains confidence, and a source familiar with the matter stated that a change had occurred in some of the names of the candidates for the ministries, and according to this source «the candidate for the position of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs was changed, and the current Undersecretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Nizar al-Khairallah was named, while it was agreed On the nomination of the commander of the ground forces, Lieutenant-General Juma'a Anad, for the post of Minister of Defense, and the current Chief of Staff of the Army, First Lieutenant-General Othman al-Ghanmi, for the position of Minister of Interior ».
Al-Rai: American destroyers in the Barents Sea for the first time since the mid-1980s
"The US Navy announced that four of its warships sailed Monday in the Barents Sea near Russian territorial waters, confirming freedom of navigation in the Arctic Ocean, in a precedent of its kind since the mid-1980s.
The Navy said in a statement that three destroyers are "USS Donald Cook", "USS Porter" and "USS Roosevelt" in addition to the catering vessel "USN. S.S " entered the Barents Sea Monday, escorted by the British frigate" HMS Kent ".
The statement pointed out that the aim of this mission is to "emphasize freedom of navigation and demonstrate the perfect integration between the allies," stressing that "no American ship" has ever "sailed in the Barents Sea since the mid-1980s."
During an online conference organized by the Brookings Research Center on Monday, US Secretary of Defense Mark Esper announced that while the pandemic caused by the emerging Coronavirus limits the movements of the US military, US opponents are still a threat.
"We are witnessing an increase in China's activity in the South China Sea," Esper said.
The last air accident between the United States and Russia dates back to 10 March, when two American fighter jets were accompanied by two long-range Russian bombers while flying in international airspace off the western coast of Alaska.
According to Esper, the US military has also stepped up its operations in the Pacific to counter growing Chinese influence in the region.
The US Secretary of State clarified that Admiral Philip Davidson, commander of the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans' Command, has "in fact accelerated" the operations in the South China Sea.