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Strong points Elon Musk’s Starlink service will be activated for free Internet access in Iran. Protests continue in Iran after the death of a 22-year-old woman in police custody. Guidelines released to increase Internet services for Iranians despite US sanctions on Iran. Washington. SpaceX CEO Elon Musk said he would activate the company’s satellite internet …

About 40 minutes after the interview was scheduled to start and Raisi was late, an aide told Amanpour that the president had suggested he wear a headscarf. Amanpour said she “politely declined”. Amanpour, who grew up in Iran’s capital Tehran and is fluent in Farsi, said she wears a head scarf when reporting in Iran …

Security forces cracked down on protesters demonstrating across Iran following the death of a young woman in the custody of its so-called vice squad, which reportedly left five people dead. The death of Mahsa Amini, 22, a Kurdish woman from western Iran, during a visit to the capital last week sparked outrage over the government’s …

TEHRAN: Iranian police on Monday called Mahsa Amini’s death an “unfortunate incident” which they do not want to see happen again, the semi-official Fars news agency reported.Amini was a 22-year-old woman who fell into a coma and died after she was arrested in Tehran by vice police last week, sparking protests across the country by …

BEIRUT – An Israeli strike on Damascus International Airport and nearby military posts south of the Syrian capital has killed five soldiers, state media reported on Saturday. State news agency SANA, citing an unnamed military official, said the strikes took place after midnight on Friday, also causing “material losses”. He added that some of the …

A group of Iranian dissidents and former hostages are set to sue the hardline regime’s president, Ebrahim Raisi, in a landmark case in federal court alleging torture and other human rights crimes. The case will be closed before Raisi travels to the United States to attend the annual UN proceedings in New York, according to …

A July cyberattack that was attributed to Iran prompted Albania to sever all diplomatic ties with that country, setting what the White House National Security Council calls a “troubling precedent for cyberspace.” It is the first time that a country has severed diplomatic relations due to a cyberattack. The July 15 incident damaged critical infrastructure …

Mossad chief David Barnea said Monday that his agency had foiled dozens of Iranian terror attacks targeting Israeli businessmen, tourists and diplomats. Barnea spoke at a lecture on terrorism at Reichman University and said the nuclear deal as it stands is based on Iranian lies. “Tehran is seeking nuclear weapons that will endanger our existence …

Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register TIRANA, Sept 7 (Reuters) – Albania on Wednesday severed diplomatic ties with Iran and expelled its diplomats after a cyberattack in July it blamed on the Islamic Republic, a move backed by Washington as it s pledged to take action in response to the attack on …

Shaked says it’s time someone replaced Netanyahu as right-wing leader Ayelet Shaked says “it’s time” for another politician to succeed former Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as leader of the right. “The time has come to replace Netanyahu as the leader of the right,” the leader of the Zionist Spirit party told the Israel Bar Association …

Will the security agreement with Israel jeopardize Japan’s impartial image in the Middle East? DUBAI: Yasukazu Hamada, Japanese Minister of Defense, met his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Gantz in Tokyo on August 30 as part of an ongoing effort to strengthen defense cooperation between the two countries, particularly in the field of equipment and military technology. …

Immediately after British-American writer Salman Rushdie was stabbed in New York on August 12, a decades-old fatwa delivered by the founder of Iran’s Islamic Revolution, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, became the buzzword. as the prima facie cause of the attack. The 24-year-old attacker did not cite the fatwa as the reason for the knife attack, only …

Reuters: The United States cannot inflict a military defeat on Iran and any attack would be a huge political mistake, Russia’s top general said on Tuesday. MOSCOW, April 3 (Reuters) – The United States cannot inflict a military defeat on Iran and any attack would be a huge political mistake, Russia’s top general said on …

MOSCOW (UrduPoint News/Sputnik – Aug 28, 2022) Iran’s Defense Ministry showcased new defense industry achievements, including a strike drone and an air defense system, at the Week exhibition defense industry in Tehran, Iranian news agency IRNA reported on Sunday. The ministry unveiled a cruise drone (unmanned aerial vehicle) called Ababil, which is equipped with an …

The recent assassination attempt on author Salman Rushdie should prompt Western countries to reevaluate their tolerant attitude towards Tehran’s subversive activities. The West has long turned a blind eye to Iran’s destabilizing activities in the Middle East. © GIS In 1982, Salman Rushdie, a British-American author of Indian origin, published a novel called “The Satanic …

Comment this story Comment The US military said it carried out airstrikes in Syria on Tuesday, targeting infrastructure used by groups linked to Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps. The airstrikes, in the eastern province of Deir al-Zour, were carried out under the direction of President Biden after US forces reported a drone attack on one …

Muslim World League Secretary-General Muhammad bin Abdul Karim al-Issa says attack on acclaimed perpetrator Salman Rushdie in New York was ‘a crime that Islam does not accept’ in interview to the Saudi media Arab News. “Islam is against violence and cannot accept any method of violence. Religious and intellectual issues, including sentences that may be …

Comment this story Comment DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – The US Air Force said on Saturday it was the subject of an unprecedented “propaganda attack” by an Iraqi militant group which falsely claimed to have launched a drone attack targeting US troops on a air base in Kuwait. The statement from the Air Force’s 386th …

A grand jury has indicted the man who allegedly stabbed Salman Rushdie as the acclaimed author prepared to give a lecture in western New York, county prosecutors said Thursday. Hadi Matar, 24, of Fairview, NJ, is scheduled to appear on the charges at an afternoon hearing in Chautauqua County. Matar was arrested on August 12 …

Russian President Vladimir Putin (right) gestures as Iranian Oil Minister Javad Owji (2ndL) looks on during the welcoming ceremony at the airport July 19, 2022 in Tehran, Iran. (Getty Pictures) TEL AVIV: When a shipment of Iranian-made missiles, transiting through Syria, was hit on August 14, it looked like another routine and officially uncredited strike …

AMMAN, Aug 14 (Reuters) – Israel hit Iranian targets on Sunday in a series of strikes near Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s home region and near major Russian Syrian bases on the Mediterranean coast, sources said. Syrian regional intelligence and military sources said. . The Syrian army said earlier that three soldiers had been killed and …

TEHRAN, IRAN – Iranians reacted with praise and concern on Saturday following the attack on novelist Salman Rushdie, the target of a decades-old fatwa by the late Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini calling for his death. It remains unclear why Rushdie’s attacker, identified by police as Hadi Mattar of Fairview, New Jersey, stabbed the author …

The US Justice Department has indicted a member of Iran’s elite Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) for an alleged plot to kill former White House national security adviser John Bolton. The Ministry of Justice announcement charges against Shahram Poursafi, also known as Mehdi Rezayi, 45, from Tehran in an August 10 press release. The charging …

The Islamic Jihad Movement in Palestine, to give it its full name, is a small organization in comparison to Hamas, but as an Iranian proxy it is a big headache for Israel. This Islamic fundamentalist organization was founded 40 years ago in the Gaza Strip and its stated aims are the annihilation of the …

Mourners carry the body of senior Islamic Jihad movement commander Tayseer al-Jabari, killed earlier in an Israeli airstrike, during his funeral in Gaza City on August 5, 2022. (Photo by AFP) Iran has strongly condemned the brutal attack of the “apartheid Israeli regime” on Gaza and the killing of defenseless people and a senior commander …

There is no easy choice for the United States in this situation. Had Pelosi canceled the visit, she would have overruled Taiwanese leaders’ wishes. A visit, said my colleague Amy Qin, who is based in Taiwan, “boosts Taiwan’s legitimacy in the international arena.” As Edward Wong, a Times correspondent who covers diplomacy from Washington, put …

US authorities have accused a Russian national of recruiting political groups in the United States to sow discord, spread pro-Moscow propaganda and interfere with US elections. The Justice Ministry said on July 29 that Aleksandr Viktorovich Ionov had been named in an indictment accusing him of working on behalf of the Russian government and in …

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Iranian government agents have shot and buried more than 1,000 dogs at an animal shelter, according to reports. Government-affiliated agents reportedly raided the Gandak dog shelter and shot all the animals inside, including dogs that had been neutered and vaccinated. Officers then used fire engines to wash …

Two Iranian airlines halted flights to Syria after an Israeli airstrike on June 10 temporarily closed Damascus airport, sources told Iran International. Western intelligence sources said Caspian Air and Qeshm Fars Air have both stopped flying to Syria and the only Iranian airline sending planes is Mahan Air, which was sanctioned by the United States …

On July 14, Hamid Noori, a former Iranian official, was sentenced to life in prison by a Swedish court for war crimes related to the mass executions of political prisoners in Iran in 1988. Noori was arrested in November 2019 after getting off a flight arriving at Stockholm airport from Iran. The Swedish police took …

President Biden pledged to expand cyber cooperation with Israel and Saudi Arabia during his trip to the Middle East last week, a move experts see as a direct response to the growing digital threat from the Iran. The United States and Saudi Arabia have signed bilateral agreements strengthen their cybersecurity partnership and share information related …

New findings from Israel’s Mossad spy agency show Hezbollah, a Lebanese terror group and proxy for Iran seen by Israel as one of its most dangerous regional enemies, was the sole perpetrator of the deadly attacks against Jewish and Israeli institutions in Argentina in the 1990s. , according to the New York Times. While Hezbollah …

Turkey on Wednesday refuted allegations by Iraqi state media that it attacked a hill station in the northern province of Dohuk, killing eight people and injuring 23 others, calling it an act of terrorism. The “fierce artillery shelling” hit a resort town in Zakho, a town on the border between Iraq’s Kurdistan region and Turkey, …

It is likely that Tehran concluded that if Ukraine had retained its nuclear weapons, Putin would not have dared to invade the country. Here is a question. If Ukraine had retained its nuclear weapons, instead of abandoning them in 1994, would Vladimir Putin have attacked it so brutally this year? After all, there was no …

US President Joe Biden is visiting Saudi Arabia at a difficult time in relations, which have been tested by the murder of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi and the war in Yemen. The US-Saudi alliance has weathered many storms over the decades, including tensions related to the Arab-Israeli conflict, the fallout from the September 11 …

Comment this story Comment Iran is preparing to supply Russia with hundreds of drones, including advanced models capable of firing missiles, the Biden administration said on Monday, publicly revealing what US officials see as a covert effort by Tehran to supply military assistance to the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Planned delivery of unmanned aerial vehicles, …

(July 10, 2022 / JNS) Israeli Prime Minister Yair Lapid said on Sunday that Israel would not stand idly by while Iran tried to attack it, and called on the international community to restore “full force” economic sanctions against the Islamic Republic, according to a statement issued by his office. The comments come a day …

OPINION: As President Biden has scheduled a visit to Israel in July, where he will meet with an interim government, he will likely face failure to strike a new nuclear deal with Iran. The most recent attempt at a new nuclear deal with Iran that would bring back the 2015 JCPOA, canceled by former President …

Source: www.bic.org Maziar Bahari, an Iranian-Canadian journalist and human rights activist, said the new arrests “testify to Iran’s ambition to bury Baha’is”. NEW YORK-July 4, 2022—The Iranian government’s systematic campaign to persecute the Baha’i religious minority was further accelerated last week with the arrest, hearing or imprisonment of at least 18 other Baha’i citizens across …

Sanaa, July 5 (IANS): Three Yemeni soldiers were killed in a drone strike launched by the Houthi militia in the southern province of Dhalea, a government official said. “An explosive-laden Houthi drone struck a security site near Qatabah district in northern government-controlled Dhalea province,” the official told Xinhua news agency on Monday. He …

Today marks 34 years since the shooting down of Iran Air Flight 655 on July 3, 1988. The incident involved a scheduled service to Dubai, which was operated by an Airbus A300 with nearly 300 passengers and crew members crew on board. Let’s take a closer look at how the shooting unfolded, the reasons for …

The Belgian parliament is due to examine next week a draft law on the exchange of convicts with Iran, which could facilitate a prisoner exchange with the Islamic Republic. A treaty between Iran and Belgium, which was signed in March, was presented to parliament on June 29 for approval. If approved, it will potentially result …

Ukraine claims its forces forced Russian troops off Snake Island in the Black Sea, a claim Russia has denied, with Moscow calling it a withdrawal of its forces as a ‘goodwill gesture’ to show that the country does not impede efforts to allow the export of agricultural production. The report was released on June 30 …

Iranian-Norwegian lawmakers Masud Gharahkhani and Mahmoud Farahmand have condemned an attack on an Iranian-born man in Oslo that killed two people and injured eight others. Gharahkhani, the speaker of Norway’s parliament, said the weekend shooting near the London Pub, which describes itself on its website as “Oslo’s biggest gay and lesbian venue”, reminded him of …

Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps has replaced the longtime commander of the unit responsible for protecting the country’s supreme leader, Ali Khamenei, state-affiliated media reported on Saturday. The move came just two days after the militia announced it would also replace its intelligence chief, following a number of high-profile killings blamed on Israel and amid …

Iranian political analyst Emad Abshenas, editor-in-chief of Iran Diplomatic, said in a June 18, 2022 broadcast on Alghad TV (Egypt) that Israel wants to start a war in the Middle East, but it wants to by the United States or Arab countries. He said that the recent “provocations” regarding the Karish oil field in the …

Iranian fast boat next to a US Navy ship (NAVCENT photos) Posted on 21 June 2022 12:17 by The Maritime Executive US Naval Forces Central Command released video of another close encounter between Iranian speedboats and US Navy ships transiting the Strait of Hormuz yesterday …

Israel is preparing offensive options against Iran in case they are needed, Defense Minister Benny Gantz said in an interview with Channel 12 News on Sunday. Tensions between Israel and Iran have escalated in recent weeks, following the assassination of a senior Iranian officer in Tehran last month which he blames on Israel, a number …

Around 40,000 rail and metro union members are set to strike next week, threatening widespread travel chaos as half of Network Rail lines close during the action Rail strikes are set to take place in the UK next week ( Image: Getty Images) Railway and metro strikes will continue next week after wage talks break …

Suspected Iranian hackers targeted the emails of senior Israeli and American officials and executives this month. According to the Israeli cybersecurity company Check Point, the personal email accounts of these people have been the subject of various phishing attacks linked to security problems affecting Iran and Israel. This attack was reported just days after US …

Photographers and television cameramen watch a demonstration of a surveillance camera used in Iran during a press conference by Rafael Grossi, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on the current situation in Iran at the agency’s headquarters in Vienna, (photo: AFP) Although the US administration seems undecided on the future of talks …

Two members of the paramilitary Revolutionary Guards Aerospace Division died as “martyrs” in Iran in separate incidents over the weekend, Iranian media reported on Monday. The term is usually a designation given to those with important missions. The deaths of the two men come as tensions remain high over Iran’s tattered nuclear deal with world …

People familiar with the matter told Reuters last week that the United States would resume allowing Venezuelan oil to flow into Europe. The outlet reported that Eni SpA and Repsol SA, which are Italian and Spanish respectively, could ship Venezuelan oil to Europe as early as next month after the Biden administration cleared the plan …

Placeholder while loading article actions DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – Iran plans to install two new advanced centrifuge cascades that will allow Tehran to rapidly enrich more uranium, the UN nuclear watchdog said on Thursday, the latest escalation in deadlock over the country’s atomic program. The decision to add the two cascades of IR-6 centrifuges …

Topline The U.S. military is investigating whether a U.S. service member was involved in the execution of an April 7th Green Village base in eastern Syria, an incident that left four Americans injured and was initially blamed on an Iranian-backed militia. The U.S. military is investigating the possible involvement of a service member in a …

TEHRAN, Iran – Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei acknowledged on Saturday that Iran took oil from two Greek tankers last month in helicopter raids in the Persian Gulf. The confiscations were in retaliation for Greece’s role in the US seizure of crude oil from an Iranian-flagged tanker the same week in the Mediterranean Sea …

Microsoft said on Thursday it detected and disabled attacks targeting OneDrive from a Lebanon-based group, the company named Polonium. The tech giant said the incidents were part of a larger wave of attacks launched by Polonium against organizations based in Israel. The Microsoft Threat Intelligence Center (MSTIC) said it determined “with moderate confidence” that the …

Cancellation of football ‘friendly match’ fuels enmity between Canada and Iran By Abbas Qaidari A planned friendly match between the national football teams of Iran and Canada in Vancouver on June 5 was supposed to reduce tensions between the two countries. Instead, it ended up being canceled after triggering a fire storm criticism, adding to …

Israel issued an updated travel warning for Turkey on Monday amid fears of an Iranian response to the killing of a senior Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps officer last week. Colonel Hassan Sayyad Khodaei was shot five times in his car last week by two unidentified gunmen on motorbikes in the middle of Tehran. He was …

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran’s paramilitary Revolutionary Guards are building a massive new support vessel near the strategic Strait of Hormuz as they attempt to expand their naval presence in waters vital for energy supplies international and beyond, satellite photos obtained by The Associated Show Press. The construction of the Shahid Mahdavi provides …

One man was killed and another was injured at Iran’s Parchin military compound on Wednesday night, in what the country’s Tasnim news agency called an “industrial accident”. Parchin, located south of Tehran, has been linked to Iran’s missile production and nuclear research work. It has been the site of a number of mysterious explosions in …

Sources in Gaza have warned Israel that terror groups in the Palestinian enclave are preparing for possible confrontations, including firing rockets, if the Israeli nationalist flag parade takes place next Sunday. “The armed wing of Hamas is on high alert and ready to carry out the orders of the leadership for a possible confrontation with …

PUBLISHED May 22, 2022 WASHINGTON: Rapid advances in cyber capabilities and greater reliance on cyberspace have not only changed the landscape of modern warfare, but have also introduced a new dimension of threats, particularly in cyberspace. Seemingly harmless data in the wrong hands can become a potential cyber threat in today’s world. The chaotic U.S. …

Syrian air defenses intercepted Israeli missile fire near Damascus, state media reported on Friday. “Our air defenses have stopped a number of hostile missiles in the airspace of the southern countryside of Damascus,” Syria’s official SANA news agency said. For the latest headlines, follow our Google News channel online or through the app. AFP correspondents …

(May 18, 2022 / JNS) Israel Defense Forces Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Aviv Kochavi led a guard of honor at IDF headquarters in Tel Aviv to receive the new commander of U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM ), Major General Michael Kurilla, during his first official visit to Israel. The visit will focus on “US-Israeli cooperation, …

Nicknamed the “Flying Anvil”, the tandem-seat F-4 Phantom II twin-engine supersonic jet interceptor was used extensively in Vietnam as an attack fighter platform. The Navy, Marine Corps and Air Force have all operated the third-generation jet fighter since it first entered service in the 1960s. The McDonnell Douglas platform has set records of 16 speeds, …

Why did Washington rush to provide political and military support to Ukraine, while hesitating with Syria, also resisting attacks from Russia? At the start of the Ukraine-Russia conflict, Washington initially pursued a policy of strong rhetoric and sanctions, combined with an attempt to convince other countries to act against Moscow. But with the growing successes …

Iran is trying to inflict “revenge” on the United States following the assassination of Al-Quds Force commander Qassem Soleimani, according to the director of national intelligence. Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who was serving in President Donald Trump’s cabinet when Soleimani was killed, has been targeted by Iran, his successor Antony Blinken told Congress …

Tehran, Iran – Syrian President Bashar al-Assad met Iran’s supreme leader and the country’s president during a surprise visit to Tehran, a key military backer of the Syrian regime. Assad met Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and President Ebrahim Raisi after paying an unannounced visit to the Iranian capital on Sunday morning, then left for …

It was the summer of 2019. Kylian Mbappé, the second most expensive player in the world then and to date, was preparing for another season at Paris Saint-Germain. Karim Benzema was looking to bounce back from a disappointing campaign at Real Madrid which saw the club finish without a trophy, and Mohamed Salah was coming …

On May 1, 2011, then-President Barack Obama announced to the world the death of Osama bin Laden during a US commando operation in Pakistan called Neptune Spear. In 2012, Nelly Lahoud was teaching at West Point when the CIA declassified the first 17 documents captured in the raid. He was asked to lead the analysis …

The successes and failures of Israeli intelligence agencies were exposed recently, in the arrest of a terrorist squad, which carried out a deadly attack on the settlement of Ariel in the West Bank. Forces located the two men who killed security guard Vyacheslav (Vladi) Golev at his post at the entrance to the settlement in …

In his column for the Saudi daily ‘Okaz, journalist Muhammad Al-Sa’ad criticized the US administration for considering removing Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) from the list of foreign terrorist organizations as part of of its efforts to renew the 2015 law. nuclear agreement with Iran (the JCPOA). Al-Sa’ad has claimed that Iran is a …

NEW YORK (AP) — A prosecutor told jurors in an opening statement Monday that a New Jersey software developer was actually a highly trained terrorist seeking U.S. landmarks for an attack from 2000 to 2005. Alexei Saab, 45, of Morristown, New Jersey, had a dual identity as he worked for Hezbollah’s Islamic Jihad Organization, ready …

A new attempt to evacuate civilians from Mariupol appears to have failed, with local officials blaming Russian forces for allegedly attacking a metalworks where desperate Ukrainian defenders are holding out in the devastated southeastern port city. The report of a new effort to storm the Azovstal plant comes two days after President Vladimir Putin claimed …

UN Special Rapporteur Richard Bennett took to his post on Twitter and called the recent attacks on the Hazara community systematic attacks. Richard Bennett called for an immediate investigation, accountability and an end to these human rights abuses. “Today, new explosions rock Afghanistan, hitting the Shiite mosque of Mazar e Sharif and yet again the …

Welcome back to the Farda Briefing, a new RFE/RL newsletter that tracks key issues in Iran and explains why they matter. I’m Frud Bezhan, editor-in-chief of RFE/RL’s Iran desk, replacing senior correspondent Golnaz Esfandiari this week. Here’s what I’ve been tracking and what I’m watching for in the days ahead. The big problem For a …

Tehran – Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian has condemned the Israeli attack on al-Aqsa Mosque in al-Quds (Jerusalem), saying resistance is alive while Zionists are desperate. In a Friday phone call with Ismail Haniyeh, head of the political bureau of the Hamas resistance movement, Amir Abdollahian said: “Without a doubt, the Zionist regime has …

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian denounced the Israeli regime’s attack on al-Aqsa Mosque, saying resistance is alive while Zionists are in desperation. “Without a doubt, the Zionist regime has become too weak to withstand the uprising of the Palestinian people and the resistance that created the epic Operation al-Quds Sword,” Amir-Abdollahian said in a phone …

Iran has summoned Afghanistan’s envoy to Tehran over the previous day’s attacks on Iranian diplomatic missions in the neighboring country ByThe Associated Press 12 April 2022, 11:50 • 2 minute read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article TEHRAN, Iran – Iran on Tuesday summoned Afghanistan’s envoy to Tehran over the previous day’s attacks on …

Supporters of Iran-backed Lebanese Hezbollah and the Palestinian militant group Hamas held street parties to celebrate the terror attack in downtown Tel Aviv. Social media platforms were rife with photos and videos of Palestinians cheering and handing out sweets after the attack that killed two Israelis and injured several Israelis. Hezbollah supporters in southern Lebanon …

A deadly stabbing attack took place this week at a holy site in the city of Mashhad in northeastern Iran. Tehran, Iran – A deadly stabbing attack on a holy shrine in Iran’s northeastern city of Mashhad earlier this week was an attempt to drive a wedge between Muslims and nations, officials said. Tuesday’s attack, …

Outgoing air force chief Amikam Norkin said Israel no longer had unfettered air superiority or freedom of action in Lebanese skies in an interview broadcast on Tuesday. After a drone was nearly shot down by an anti-aircraft missile over Lebanon about a year ago, Israel realized that the Lebanese terror group Hezbollah had certain capabilities …

Tribune press service Mukesh Ranjan New Delhi, April 3 India’s cybersecurity network is now facing new challenges from countries in the Middle East, especially Iran, as hackers in that country have attempted to breach the strategic online architecture of government departments in the country, according to experts. According to sources from Indian Cyber …

Iran has welcomed a two-month truce between Yemen’s Iran-backed Houthis and a Saudi-led coalition fighting the rebel force for seven years. Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh on Saturday expressed hope that the ceasefire could be “a prelude to fully lifting the siege on Yemen” and “establishing a truce permanent” which could help to find …

President Joe Biden is reportedly preparing for what would be the largest ever spill of crude oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve, totaling some 180 million barrels, according to unnamed sources. cited by Reuters. According to the APwho also spoke to two sources wishing to remain anonymous, the White House was preparing to release up …

American power rose and fell in the Middle East during McKenzie’s three years in command of American forces in the region. The United States ended its longest war in Afghanistan and traditional partners such as Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates began hedging their bets. But Iranian power remained a constant. McKenzie has been …

RIYADH: Yemen’s Houthi militia were condemned outright for an attack on a Saudi oil facility in Jeddah on Friday, with the United States accusing Iran of enabling the attack by supplying the group with weapons against international law. “The Houthis’ unprovoked attacks on Saudi Aramco’s oil storage facilities in Jeddah as well as the attacks …

Published on: March 24, 2022, 01:01h. Last update: March 24, 2022, 01:01 a.m. UCLA student who allegedly stabbed her internet date during sex in a Nevada hotel room to ‘avenge’ the assassination of an Iranian general will undergo a competency evaluation to see if she is fit to stand trial. Unlikely Terrorist: Nika Nikoubin is …

The Revolutionary Guards have threatened to strike more targets in Iraq if Baghdad “continues to allow Israel to use its territory” to launch attacks against Iran. In an interview with the Yemeni Al Masirah TV channel on Thursday, IRGC spokesman Ramezan Sharif claimed that Israel had used one of its bases in the Kurdistan region …

Israeli soldiers prepare to launch the Skylark drone during a drill January 16, 2012 near Bat Shlomo, Israel. (Photo by Uriel Sinai/Getty Images) TEL AVIV: The long-simmering ‘shadow war’ between Israel and Iran appears to have boiled over in recent days in the form of an unprecedented missile strike, a widespread cyberattack and an alleged …

Washington- As much of the world’s attention focuses on stalled efforts to revive the Iran nuclear deal and check Tehran’s nuclear weapons ambitions, a senior US commander warns of a threat Iran’s ever-growing ballistic missile arsenal. Gen. Kenneth “Frank” McKenzie of the US Central Command told lawmakers on Tuesday that Iran now has about 3,000 …

BAGHDAD — Iran on Sunday claimed responsibility for a barrage of missiles that struck near a sprawling US consulate complex in northern Iraq, saying it was retaliation for an Israeli strike in Syria which killed two members of its Revolutionary Guards earlier this week. No injuries were reported in Sunday’s attack on the city of …

“A refinery in the Saudi capital, Riyadh, was attacked by a drone on Thursday morning but the oil supply was not affected, the Saudi press agency SPA reported early on Friday,” Reuters said after the Oil traders feared a supply shortage. The news adds: “The attack caused a small fire which was brought under control …

Iran says an Israeli airstrike in Syria that killed four people, including two Iranian Revolutionary Guard officers, will be avenged. Syrian state media said the other two victims of Monday’s strike on Damascus were civilians, while the UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights identified them as Syrian militiamen. pro-Iranians. The Observatory said the two Iranians …

A growing number of Republican US senators say the Biden administration is taking advantage of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine to seal the nuclear deal with Iran. Senator Bill Hagerty said on Sunday that President Joe Biden hopes the invasion of Russia “provides a distraction while he strikes another nuclear deal that gives Iran and its …

Tehran: Iran has strongly condemned Friday’s attack on a mosque in the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar, which left dozens dead, according to the Foreign Ministry’s website. Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh said the attack was intended to sow discord, Iran’s official news agency reported. The Iranian spokesman also expressed his condolences to the …

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has urged his compatriots to maintain their resistance against Russian forces despite bombardments and encirclement efforts against major cities. Live briefing: Russia invades Ukraine Consult the RFE/RL live briefing on Russia’s unprovoked invasion of Ukraine and how Kiev is fighting back and the West is reacting. The briefing presents the latest …

He has been a menacing presence in the war in Ukraine: Satellite images showed a military convoy stretching 40 miles along a road north of Kiev, with a number of homes and buildings burning in proximity. Experts fear the convoy, which includes armored supply and attack vehicles, could be used to surround and cut off …

PARIS — French energy companies operating in the Russian Arctic Sea. Italian luxury shops near Red Square. German car factories in southern Russia. As the United States and the European Union apply sanctions to penalize Russia for its invasion of Ukraine, European companies are preparing for the possibility that the punishment aimed at Moscow could …

A petrochemical company in southern Iran was reportedly attacked by gunmen, starting a large fire that burned nearly a dozen vehicles. According to ISNAthe incident happened at the petrochemical company Rahavaran Fonoun – owned by the Persian Gulf Petrochemical Industries Corporation, aka Persian Gulf Holding – in the port city of Mahshahr, Khuzestan province, early …

ANKARA: A plan by Turkey to limit the number of foreigners living in individual neighborhoods has raised fears of rising anti-immigrant sentiment in a society where anger towards refugees is already high amid growing economic hardship. Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said last week that Turkey would apply a 25% quota for foreigners in each district. …

On February 19, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy joined calls from Western leaders for Russia to defuse rising tensions with at least 150,000 Russian troops on Ukraine’s borders, fueling fears of an imminent invasion. Zelenskiy told the annual Munich security conference that Ukraine would defend its territory with its partners or without. His comments came after …

Prime Minister Imran Khan. — AFP/File “We continue to follow developments in Ukraine. I think dialogue is the right way forward,” said the FO spokesperson. Asim Iftikhar said preparations for Prime Minister Imran’s visit to Moscow were underway and more details would be shared later. Said FO remains in close contact with the Pakistani community, …

The drums of war are sounding in Europe, but there seems to be a modest surge of pragmatism across the Middle East, the arena of at least one war a decade since the defeat of fascism in World War II. Of course, the fighting continues in the civil war in Syria, the disastrous conflict in …

WASHINGTON — Israel pressured the Biden administration to designate Yemen’s Houthi rebels as a terrorist group, at the request of the United Arab Emirates, two officials familiar with the matter told The Times of Israel. The Iran-backed Houthis have been blamed for a series of drone and missile attacks against the United Arab Emirates and …

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan will raise issue of use of Iranian soil by terrorists active in Balochistan and involved in attacking security facilities and killing personnel when Iranian Interior Minister Ahmad Wahidi is here today (Monday). According to well-placed sources, the Iranian minister during his first visit would have talks with senior officials and explain his country’s …

An explosion in Quneitra on the Syrian side of the Israeli-Syrian border is seen from Israel’s Golan Heights on July 22, 2018. (Lior Mizrahi/Getty Images) TEL AVIV: As in the rest of the world, the Israeli defense establishment is closely monitoring the situation in Ukraine and working hard to understand what a potential conflict between …

On December 9, 2017, Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi declared victory over the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). The US-led Coalition Against ISIS, together with the ground military campaigns of the Kurdish Peshmerga and the Iran-backed Shia Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF) militias, reclaimed Iraqi territory and pushed the Islamic State underground. These military …

Lt. Gen. Michael Kurilla, commander of XVIII Airborne Corps, delivers remarks during the change of command of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) on March 5, 2021. US Army Photo Iran is “the number one destabilizing factor” in the 21-nation region covered by US Central Command, the commanding candidate said on Tuesday. Army Lt. Gen. …