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Hadis Najafi, 22, does not look like an infantryman in a revolution. In Najafi’s last film alive, it is dark and she walks down a street in Karaj, her hometown, smiling and scrunching her hair into a ponytail. She is young, blond and on her way to a demonstration. Najafi reminds me of my own …

CNN — Iran and Russia have reached an agreement to start production of attack drones in Russia, according to a new intelligence assessment from a country that closely monitors Iran’s weapons program. Iran is beginning to transfer plans and components for the drones to Russia after the initial deal was struck earlier this month, a …

Euronews’ Brussels office brings you the third episode of a new talk show that aims to break down European news and politics to make it more accessible to viewers. The third episode of the show featured panelists Anna-Michelle Asimakopoulou, Greek MEP from the European People’s Party; Manon Aubry, French MEP and co-president of the Left …

CNN — Israel on Wednesday accused Iran of launching a drone attack on an oil tanker off Oman, with an official describing it as “an Iranian provocation in the Gulf” linked to the World Cup in Qatar. A self-destructing drone attacked the Pacific Zircon, a Liberian-flagged, Israel-affiliated oil tanker, around 10 p.m. Monday, but it …

Comment this story Comment DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Iran’s Revolutionary Court has sentenced an anti-government protester to death and five others to prison terms, state media said on Sunday, amid ongoing unrest in the country. The ruling likely marks the first death sentence in trials for those arrested for taking part in protests that …

As President Joe Biden prepares to meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday, Rep. Michael McCaul (R., Texas), who serves on the House Foreign Affairs Committee, fears the president isn’t “capable.” to stand up to China. “[Biden must project] strength, and all it projects is weakness. And that invites aggression,” McCaul said. FoxNews. “And …

Tehran says it “will not be indifferent” if it is proven that Russia used its unmanned aerial vehicles in the Ukraine conflict. Tehran, Iran – Iran has confirmed for the first time that it was selling drones to Russia, but said it happened “months” before the start of the war in Ukraine. Speaking to reporters …

Senior diplomats from the world’s major industrialized democracies will grapple with the implications of Russia’s war in Ukraine, China’s growing economic weight, and take aim at Taiwan and Iran’s treatment of anti-government protesters when they will open two days of talks in Germany this week. Gathered in the western German city of Munster, the …

Three days away from an attack on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s husband at their San Francisco home, we still know very little about the attacker’s motives or, for that matter, what precipitated it. the attack itself. That hasn’t stopped Democratic politicians and their allies in the mainstream media from pointing the finger at the culprits …

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has said Tehran is supporting Moscow with drones in its invasion in exchange for help developing its nuclear program. Addressing the Haaretz Conference on Democracy On Monday, Zelensky said the Islamic Republic would not have been able to send material to Russia if Israel had not decided to remain neutral in …

CNN — The Ukrainian military said it used anti-aircraft missile units and mobile firing groups to destroy 18 Russian cruise missiles during a series of attacks on energy infrastructure across the country on Saturday morning. “18 enemy cruise missiles were destroyed by air force, anti-aircraft missile units and mobile firing groups,” an Air Force post …

Kremlin-appointed leaders in the occupied Kherson region of southern Ukraine said they had started evacuating civilians further from the front line. Vladimir Saldo, the Russian-backed governor of Kherson, told Russian television on Tuesday evening that he intended to relocate up to 60,000 people to the left bank of the Dnipro. Ukraine previously said Russia was …

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month, but cybervigilance should be practiced year-round. Unfortunately, the threat vector continues to escalate, and hacking is now an area where a not-so-secret the war is on. A question remains, however, as to which nations are actively engaged – but also where some of these states manage to train their cyber …

Washington announced that it would send more weapons and ammunition to help Ukraine repel the Russian invasion. The package worth a total of $725 million (745 million euros) will include HIMARS Mobile Rocket Launchers – the long-range artillery weapons that played a key role in Ukraine’s counter-offensive in september. It will also include more munitions, …

The Ukrainian capital region was struck by Iranian-made suicide drones early Thursday morning, sending rescuers rushing to the scene as residents woke to the sound of air raid sirens for the fourth consecutive morning after the attack mass of Russia, murderous aggression across the country In Monday. Kyiv Regional Governor Oleksiy Kuleba said the strike …

The Ukrainian government has teamed up with a former NATO chief to propose a new security pact between Western governments and Ukraine inspired in part by the US government’s relationship with Israel. Former NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen visited Washington last week to lay the groundwork for presenting the plan to the United States …

Content of the article Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the federal government is putting in place tough new immigration measures against the Iranian regime, which means some 10,000 members of the Revolutionary Guards will be banned forever from entering Canada. Content of the article The Conservatives have called on the government to list the Islamic …

October 5, 3:00 p.m. Iran crisis updates are produced by the American Enterprise Institute’s Critical Threats Project (CTP) with support from the Institute for the Study of War (ISW). To receive Iran crisis updates by email, please subscribe here. Anti-regime protests apparently diminished in scale and size on October 5. October 5 marks the death …

The Russian Defense Ministry said it had withdrawn its troops from the strategic eastern Ukrainian town of Lyman hours after Kyiv said it had surrounded Russian forces there and one day after Moscow declared it was annexing the surrounding Donetsk region. “As part of creating a threat of encirclement, Allied troops were withdrawn from the …

Iranian authorities say the protests are over, threatening activists and celebrities amid strike calls by various groups, including some oil workers. Officials, who only refer to the protests as ‘riots’ and blame ‘foreign enemies’, said on Thursday the ‘rioters’ were back home and all was calm now, before protests resumed in the ‘afternoon. “Recent riots …

Welcome to The Times of Israel’s Daily Briefing, your 15-minute audio update on what’s happening in Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish world, Sunday through Thursday. Joining host Amanda Borschel-Dan are military correspondent Emanuel Fabian and diplomatic correspondent Lazar Berman. During our Wednesday morning taping, the IDF entered Jenin for a military raid in …

America and its allies will act “decisively” if Russia uses a tactical nuclear weapon in Ukraine, US national security adviser Jake Sullivan said on Sunday, reaffirming Joe Biden’s White House’s previous response to growing concerns that Vladimir Putin’s threats are more likely to be realized. “We have communicated directly, privately and at very high levels …

Vehicles drive past billboards, including signs displaying pro-Russian slogans, on a street during the Russian-Ukrainian conflict in Luhansk, Ukraine, September 20. (Alexander Ermoshenko/Reuters) Ukrainian officials say residents of Russian-occupied areas ignore referendums held by Kremlin-backed local authorities, but they have acknowledged that in some cases residents are coerced into voting. The referendums, called Tuesday in …

Ukraine has asked Israel to share intelligence on any support Iran provides to the Russian military in the war, senior Israeli officials told Axios. Driving the news: In recent days, Russia has attacked several Ukrainian military positions with “kamikaze drones” which the Ukrainian military said were repainted Iranian Shahed-136 drones. The United States and Ukraine …

The alleged supply of military equipment by North Korea and Iran to US-sanctioned Russian companies constitutes a violation of sanctions, the Assistant Secretary for Terrorist Financing and Financial Crimes at the US Department said on Tuesday. of the Treasury, Elizabeth Rosenberg. WASHINGTON (UrduPoint News/Sputnik – September 20, 2022) North Korea and Iran’s alleged supply of …

Compared to its relatively low-key past, the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Heads of State Council Summit in Samarkand was held in the crosshairs of international attention. In addition to new SCO agreements on regional engagement, talks among the eight members, including four Central Asian states (Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan), focused on Iran’s enthronement in …

Chinese President Xi Jinping had familiar words for his Uzbek counterpart, Shavkat Mirziyoyev, who was waiting for him at Samarkand airport in central Uzbekistan on Wednesday. “There is nothing better than living in friendship,” Xi said upon arrival, quoting medieval poet Alisher Navoi, whose works are deeply revered in Uzbekistan. Mirziyoyev seemed to appreciate the …

Lawyers representing the families who lost loved ones in the downing of Flight PS752 said they filed a brief on Wednesday calling on the International Criminal Court to investigate the case as a possible war crime or crime against humanity. Families say it’s taking too long in Canada to get justice and are taking matters …

The country’s media claimed Queen’s death had inflated a wave of anti-monarchist sentiment around the world.Queen Elizabeth II waves from the balcony of Buckingham Palace during the Platinum Jubilee pageant on June 05, 2022 in London, England. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)From: Pramod Thomas Iranian state publications and TV channels called the queen a war …

Israeli Prime Minister Yair Lapid arrived in Germany on Sunday as part of a campaign to persuade Western powers to end efforts to revive a nuclear deal with Iran. Lapid is due to meet German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier, Chancellor Olaf Scholz and Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock on Monday. On Saturday, Germany, France and the United …

Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Navy, or IRGCN, has unveiled a new catamaran missile corvette which is the first ship in the Iranian Navy equipped with Vertical Launch System (VLS) airframes. It’s the second catamaran-style vessel of significant size to join the IRGCN fleet, but the service says this latest addition is packed with firepower, …

The Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force (IRIAF) is considering buying Russian Su-35 Flanker-E fighter jets, according to its commander, Brigadier General Hamid Vahedi. It would be Iran’s largest acquisition of fighter jets in more than 30 years if allowed. “The issue is on the agenda and we hope to be able to get these …

Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept 3 (Reuters) – Iran has equipped 51 of its towns and villages with civil defense systems to thwart any possible foreign attack, a senior defense official said on Saturday, amid escalating tensions with Israel and United States. Civil defense equipment allows Iran’s armed forces to …

BEIRUT (AP) — Forty years after Hezbollah was founded at the height of Israel’s 1982 invasion of Lebanon, the group has grown from a motley organization into the largest and most heavily armed militant group in the Middle East. . The Iranian-armed and funded Hezbollah, which has celebrated the anniversary with ceremonies in its strongholds …

The success of a “meaningful reorganization” of Russian forces in Ukraine will be “key” in deciding the outcome of Kyiv’s push to drive them out of the area around Kherson, the UK Defense Ministry has said. The Defense Ministry posted its latest intelligence update on Twitter on Tuesday after Ukraine claimed on Monday it had …

Amid ongoing negotiations between Iran and the five permanent members of the UN Security Council (plus Germany) to limit Tehran’s nuclear weapons program, a relevant question continues to be asked. It’s about whether a “bad deal” with loopholes is better or worse than a “no deal” scenario that could lead to war as Iran’s adversaries, …

Airstrikes hit Iran-aligned militia positions in Syria’s Hama region on Thursday, killing “several casualties”, a war monitor said, blaming Israel for the attacks. “Israeli strikes targeted positions and depots of weapons and ammunition of Iran-affiliated militias,” the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. The UK-based monitor, who has an extensive network of sources inside Syria, …

WASHINGTON, Aug 23 (Reuters) – The U.S. military said on Tuesday it carried out airstrikes in Syria’s Deir al-Zor against facilities used by groups affiliated with the elite Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC). The strikes came even as the United States sought to respond to a European Union-proposed draft deal that would bring back the 2015 …

This interview originally aired on September 21, 2011. Marjane Satrapi’s graphic novel Persepolis was an international bestseller, translated into 20 languages. Published in 2000, it recounts his life in Tehran between the ages of 6 and 14, a period which saw the overthrow of the Shah of Iran, the rise of the Islamic Revolution and …

Amid concerns over a captured nuclear power plant in Ukraine, the United Nations has dismissed suggestions it was behind any delay in sending international inspectors to the Zaporizhzhye facility, as concerns grow amid reports of shelling around the plant, which Ukraine and Russian occupation troops each blame. the other. Live briefing: Russia’s invasion of Ukraine …

Iran’s top automaker is seeking to prioritize exports to Russia, its CEO said on Sunday, as both countries are under Western economic sanctions. Iran Khodro unveiled the latest model of its Rira crossover vehicle at its factory west of Tehran, where CEO Mehdi Khatibi announced the carmaker’s ambitions for the Russian market. “We will pay …

Residents clean up debris next to a crater caused by a rocket strike on a house in Kramatorsk, Donetsk … [+] region, eastern Ukraine, Friday, Aug. 12, 2022. (AP Photo/David Goldman) Copyright 2022 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. Shipments from Ukraine, provided by Forbes Ukraine editorial team. As Russia’s invasion of Ukraine continues and …

Washington— A member of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) has been charged with plotting the murder of former national security adviser John Bolton, the Justice Ministry announced on Wednesday. A charge against Shahram Poursafi, of Tehran, alleges that from October 2021 he tried to organize the murder of Bolton, probably in retaliation for the …

“Between friends, frequent reproaches alienate friendship,” says the venerable Confucius. This is apt to describe US policy toward the Middle East under President Joe Biden. Addressing the leaders of Arab Gulf countries in Jeddah last month, the US president said: “We are not going to walk away and leave a vacuum to be filled by …

The head of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has expressed grave concern over the bombing of Ukraine’s massive Zaporizhzhya nuclear power plant, saying it increases the risk of a “nuclear disaster”. Comments by Director-General Rafael Grossi on August 6 came as Kyiv and Moscow blame exchanged for the bombing of the site of Zaporizhzhya, …

Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei V. Lavrov during a meeting in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Friday.Credit…Pool photo by Andrew Harnik PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — Senior diplomats from the United States and Russia said Friday their governments were ready to negotiate over Brittney Griner and Paul N. Whelan, two American prisoners …

End of July, Tehran trilateral summit brought together Russian President Vladimir Putin, Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The annual Tehran summit is an offshoot of the Astana peace process, which aims to end the Syrian conflict. Moscow and Tehran – allies of the Assad regime – and Ankara, an ally …

Grain bins storing corn, wheat, sunflower and soybeans in Boryspil, Ukraine in May. Credit…Nicole Tung for The New York Times BRUSSELS – The grain deal reached by Russia and Ukraine has many moving parts, which officials did not even think possible before mid-June, not least because the war continues and the trust between the parts …

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! An Iranian resistance group has urged European leaders to stop engaging with the current regime as Tehran threatens military action against its rivals – even on foreign soil. The Fars News Agency, which is affiliated with Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), published an article on July …

Ukrainian forces have stepped up their counteroffensive to regain lost territory in the south, as Russia launched deadly strikes in central Ukraine and near the capital as Moscow faces a growing personnel shortage in the East. The Ukrainian military said its planes hit five Russian strongholds around the city of Kherson and another nearby town …

Addressing a UNSC meeting in New York on Tuesday, Iran’s Ambassador and Deputy Permanent Representative to the UN, Zahra Ershadi, urged the Security Council to uphold its obligation under Charter to maintain international peace and security while the Israeli regime continues to commit the most systematic and flagrant violation. children’s rights in the Middle East. …

TEHRAN — An Iranian lawmaker said Iran decided to develop its missile and drone capabilities following the Iraq-Iraq war of the 1980s, and those capabilities challenged US military hegemony in the region. Western Asia. “The strategy of the Islamic Republic after the end of the war was to develop the missile industry and build drones, …

Iran has long accused Israel of carrying out attacks on its nuclear sites and assassinating key figures. Iran’s Intelligence Ministry announced the arrest of a network of Israeli Mossad-linked operatives who entered Iran to carry out attacks against “sensitive” sites, state media reported. The suspects entered Iran from northern Iraq but were detained before they …

A Russian-American businessman known for his political fundraising and lobbying has lost a lawsuit brought by a Ukrainian developer who sued him over promised but never delivered tickets for President Donald Trump’s inauguration in 2017. The US District Court’s ruling against Yuri Vanetik concludes a subplot that emerged early in the Trump presidency amid scrutiny …

Russia sent tens of thousands of troops to Ukraine on February 24 in what it calls a “special military operation” to ensure its own security. Russia is now also trying to take over the broadcast towers, he said. Meanwhile, Kirby said the United States would announce a new arms package for Ukraine in the coming …

Yana Muravinets helped evacuate more than 2,500 people from the Mykolaiv region while working with the Red Cross, although many people chose to stay. The first person Yana Muravinets tried to persuade to leave her home near the Ukrainian front lines was a young woman who was five months pregnant. She did not want to …

NEW YORK – The White House said Russian officials had visited an airfield in central Iran at least twice in recent weeks to see weapon-capable drones they were seeking to acquire for use in its war in Iran. course in Ukraine. The administration released the information as President Joe Biden prepares to meet leaders of …

Smoke rises from a destroyed building at the site of a Russian military strike in Vinnytsia, Ukraine on July 14. (Ukrainian State Emergency Service/Reuters) At least 23 people died in an attack on the town of Vinnystia in central Ukraine, according to Ukrainian national police chief Ihor Klymenko. The death toll includes three children and …

Ukrainian rescue workers recovered 15 bodies after Russian Uragan rockets hit a five-story building, collapsing the building in the eastern Donetsk region, officials said. More than 20 people could still be trapped in the wreckage, the local branch of the emergency services in the city of Chasiv Yar said on Facebook. Rescuers late on July …

Comment this story Comment Joe Biden is President of the United States. Next week, I will travel to the Middle East to begin a new and more promising chapter of American engagement there. This trip comes at a vital time for the region, and it will advance important US interests. A safer and more integrated …

Israeli Ambassador Yacov Hadas-Handelsman Israel’s Ambassador to Hungary, Yacov Hadas-Handelsman, believes the world should take the dangers of Iran’s nuclear program seriously. According to the diplomat, Europeans are often reluctant to accept the seriousness of the problem, but in the case of Israel, it is a question of national survival. The interview is based on …

North Korea and Iran: The True Axis of Military Evil? The international community has focused on Russia since it invaded Ukraine in February. While Putin’s offensive war certainly deserves the condemnation it regularly receives, two other rogue nations have stepped up their malevolent behavior in the meantime. North Korea and Iran are critical threats to …

JERUSALEM, July 5 (Reuters) – Israeli Prime Minister Yair Lapid will urge French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday to take a tougher, time-limited approach to Iran nuclear talks, and warn that the Tehran-backed Hezbollah group “play with fire”. , said an official. Lapid’s visit to France, his first abroad since becoming acting prime minister last …

Placeholder while loading article actions AL-TANF GARRISON, Syria — A flurry of Russian and Iranian maneuvers against U.S. interests in the Middle East has forced the region’s new military commander to think quickly about how to restore deterrence without sparking a wider conflict, a perennial problem that has taken on new urgency amid the global …

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, center, after the agreement paving the way for Finland and Sweden to continue joining NATO was announced in Madrid on Tuesday.Credit…Bernat Armangue/Associated Press MADRID — NATO leaders are set to officially invite Finland and Sweden to join the alliance on Wednesday after Turkey lifted its veto on their membership, paving …

Iran will launch a central bank digital currency (CBDC) pilot project in September in a single region, which will then be expanded. The news of the digital rial pilot was reiterated by the Governor of the Central Bank of Iran on Friday (CCR), Ali Salehabadi, according to Iran homepageconfirming information from other media at the …

Placeholder while loading article actions BAGHDAD — Iraq’s interim prime minister is expected to fly to Saudi Arabia, followed by Iran, carrying a new initiative aimed at reviving talks between the two regional sworn enemies, an official said on Saturday. The official said Mustafa al-Kadhimi was due to travel to Riyadh later in the day …

Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) on Thursday named a new head of its intelligence service, following a series of assassinations and mysterious deaths of Iranian military personnel. Brig. General Mohammad Kazemi is the new head of the IRGC’s intelligence organization, state media quoted IRGC spokesman Ramezan Sharif as saying. For the latest headlines, follow …

(AP) – Newsstand headlines in Seoul were blaring new warnings of a possible nuclear test by North Korea. On the sidewalks, 28-year-old office worker Lee Jae Sang already had an opinion on how to respond to North Korea’s growing ability to launch nuclear bombs across borders and oceans. “Our country should also develop a nuclear …

Placeholder while loading article actions DAMASCUS, Syria — A new Bahraini ambassador officially took up his post in Syria on Sunday, the country’s first full diplomatic mission in more than a decade as Damascus continues to improve relations with Arab Gulf states. President Bashar Assad received the credentials of Ambassador Waheed Mubarak Sayyar in an …

OWhen photographer Ehsan Hazaveh takes portraits of former refugees in New Zealand, he doesn’t click and go – in some cases the process can take 10 months, and the subject of the photograph has almost as many influence the final images and accompanying text as it does. It is a deliberately collaborative affair, born out …

Israel’s former envoy to the UN, Danny Danon, told Iran International that he hoped Israel’s “powerful allies would support him” in a possible war with Iran. Danon, who is now chairman of the global Likud, warned that Israel was prepared not to prevent Iran from obtaining nuclear weapons. “We hope that Israel will not be …

BEIRUT — Israel has marked a major escalation in its long campaign of airstrikes in Syria, carrying out an attack last week that shuttered the country’s main civilian airport in Damascus as Israel steps up efforts to stop Iranian arms shipments to Hezbollah. Commercial flights were still halted at Damascus International Airport five days after …

Heavy fighting and shelling rage around Syevyerodonetsk and Lysychansk in eastern Ukraine, with local officials saying Russian forces destroyed a bridge connecting the twin towns, cutting off a potential escape route for civilians and soldiers. Serhiy Hayday, the military governor of the Luhansk region, said on June 12 that Russian forces blew up the second …

Tehran, Iran – Iran says its oil sales have remained at relatively high levels despite changes brought about by the effects of the war in Ukraine and continued US sanctions. Iran now exports more than a million barrels of crude oil and gas condensates a day, according to oil ministry data quoted by state news …

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN – AUGUST 31, 2021: Taliban fighters stand by as the militant group secures Hamid Karzai International Airport, following the withdrawal of US forces from the country in Kabul, Afghanistan, Tuesday August 31, 2021. (MARCUS YAM / LOS ANGELES TIMES) Islamabad – The Taliban’s foreign ministry said Tehran had returned military equipment belonging to …

The head of the International Atomic Energy Agency, Rafael Grossi, said on Monday that Iran had still not provided satisfactory answers on the presence of uranium at three facilities. “Iran has not provided technically credible explanations regarding the agency’s findings at three undisclosed locations in Iran,” Grossi said Monday at a quarterly meeting of the …

Russia’s withdrawal from Syria a boon for Iran’s regional project Echoes of the Russian-Ukrainian war, less than four months old, have reached our region. Our discussion is not about Tehran-affiliated units or militias joining the fight there. Rather, we are talking about geopolitics, as well as the vacuum that we have begun to notice following …

Moscow-Tehran relations are shaped and constrained by ideological and geopolitical developments in the Middle East and beyond. Many in the West have long considered the Islamic Republic of Iran as an ally of Russia. The reality, however, is more complex. The ties between Russia and Iran would best be characterized as a “marriage of convenience” …

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The frequent crashes of Iranian fighter jets are a stark reminder of the age of Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force (IRIAF) aircraft. Two Iranian pilots were killed on May 24 when their Chinese-made Chengdu J-7 crushed 200 km east of Isfahan city center due to accident. In February, an IRIAF F-5 two-seat fighter crushed …

A deadly explosion at Iran’s Parchin military complex on Wednesday was caused by quadcopter suicide drones, in an attack that matches a pattern of previous strikes that have been attributed to Israel, The New York Times reported on Friday. The report cited three Iranian sources as well as a US official, who confirmed drones struck …

Published on: 05/25/2022 – 17:44Amended: 05/25/2022 – 17:42 Washington (AFP) – The US Iran press man warned on Wednesday it was more likely than not that talks would fail to revive a nuclear deal, as he vowed not to let up the pressure if Tehran clung to his demands . Rob Malley, who conducted more …

Speaker of the European Parliament in the Knesset: To be anti-Semitic is to be anti-European In a speech to the Knesset plenum, European Parliament Speaker Roberta Metsola said that to be anti-Semitic is to be anti-European. “The ties of our people run deep,” Metsola said in a speech to MKs that was interrupted intermittently by …

stockholm“As the Russian military leaves a trail of atrocities in Ukraine, a trial held here this month provides a powerful model for prosecuting war crimes. The Swedish case – involving a former Iranian official accused of participating in the mass murder of political prisoners in the late 1980s – is based on the principle of …

Desperate to reach a nuclear deal, so-called progressive lobby groups and Democratic members of the Senate, such as Chris Murphy, pushed the Biden administration to withdraw the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) from the US List of Foreign Terrorist Organizations. President Biden is eager to revive an iconic legacy of the Obama administration, returning to …

Families who lost loved ones in the downing of Flight PS752 are demanding that Canada Soccer scrap plans to host Iran for a friendly men’s soccer match next month in Vancouver. The families call the scheduled game a slap in the face and say they want the federal government to deny visas to Iranian soccer …

On Sunday, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken engaged in in-depth joint talks with his German, French and British counterparts on a range of current issues, including Russia’s war in Ukraine and stalled Iran nuclear deal negotiations. On the sidelines of the informal summit of NATO foreign ministers in Berlin, Blinken met with German FM …

WASHINGTON, May 13 (Reuters) – Robert McFarlane, a White House adviser who appealed to the Saudi royal family to fund a secret war in Nicaragua and carried out a secret mission to sell arms to Iran in the scandal who rocked the presidency of Ronald Reagan, has passed away. He was 84 years old. McFarlane, …

Any new deal with Iran must impose more restrictions on Tehran Iran’s chief nuclear negotiator, Ali Bagheri Kani, leaves the Coburg Palace, Vienna, Austria, on March 11, 2022. (AFP) The US Senate passed a symbolic motion last week demanding that the previous version of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, known as the Iran nuclear …

Placeholder while loading article actions A Swedish court is set to deliver a verdict in the war crimes trial of Hamid Nouri, a former Iranian official implicated in the mass execution of dissidents. Seemingly in response, Iran’s judiciary announced last week that it intended to carry out the execution of a Swedish citizen who had …

Syrians and Palestinians living in Syria stand next to a poster depicting Syrian President Bashar al-Assad as they mark the annual al-Quds Day (Jerusalem Day), in Damascus, Syria, on April 29, 2022. REUTERS/Firas Makdesi/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register DUBAI, May 8 (Reuters) – Syrian President Bashar al-Assad traveled to …

A dramatic rise in the price of flour in Iran has raised fears that the authorities’ recent decision to end subsidies for imported wheat could come at the cost of social unrest. Since the Iranian government ended subsidies for imported wheat on May 1, the cost of flour has soared by around 500% and is …

It has been over 75 years since nuclear bombs were detonated over the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in August 1945, ending World War II with Japan’s unconditional surrender. Since then, one way or another, the world has avoided further use of nuclear weapons in anger, even during serious crises such as the Cuban …

Published on: 02/05/2022 – 17:06Amended: 02/05/2022 – 17:05 Jerusalem (AFP) – Israel’s Homeland Security Agency on Monday accused Iran of using a fake Facebook profile in an attempt to trick Israelis into gathering information and harming people in their country. The Shin Bet allegation comes days after Israel claimed the Islamic Republic of Iran had …

Breadcrumb Links Opinion Columnists The invasion raises a fundamental question about globalization: is it safe for democracies to depend on economic relations with autocratic countries – such as Russia, China, Iran and Saudi Arabia – which become more threatening as do they get rich? People walk past the logo of energy giant Gazprom at a …

Published on: 04/27/2022 – 10:02 Beirut (AFP) – Israeli airstrikes near Damascus on Wednesday killed nine fighters, including five Syrian soldiers, in the deadliest raid since the start of 2022, a war monitor said. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said an ammunition depot and several positions linked to Iran’s military presence in Syria were …

RAMALLAH: Palestinians are deeply concerned by statements by the UNRWA Commissioner General that the organization will delegate its humanitarian services for 5 million Palestinian refugees living in 58 refugee camps to other organizations to overcome its severe financial crisis, Palestinian sources confirmed to Arab News on Sunday. UNRWA Commissioner General Philippe Lazzarini said in a …

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 …

After the publication of the report “An Iranian Fingerprint? in November 2021, the current report presents additional results from the eight-month field data collection, conducted by GI-TOC field researchers between December 2020 and August 2021. The analysis is structured in three parts: The first is a price study of 13 illicit markets across Somalia that …

Client Aram Rawf A Thanet adviser who eventually gained British citizenship after fleeing Iraq has condemned the government’s announcement that people arriving in the UK through ‘illegal channels’ could be sent to West Africa country Rwanda. ballast. On Thursday, Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced the new partnership for migration and economic development saying it ‘will …

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Two people were killed and several injured on April 10 by Russian shelling in the Ukrainian town of Derhachy in the northeastern region of Kharkiv, regional governor Oleh Synyehubov said in a Facebook post. He said Russian forces carried out 66 artillery attacks in several areas, causing civilian casualties. “The Russian army continues to ‘fight’ …

Russia-Ukraine-Syria links The Russian attack on Ukraine last month diverted the international community’s already waning attention from Syria’s now 11-year civil war. UN Secretary General Antonio Guterresaddressing the Security Council on March 23, said the Syrians feel “abandoned by the world“after a decade of war. Russia is the main backer of the Syrian government. Moscow’s …

Donald Trump has admitted that he did not win the 2020 election. “I didn’t win the election,” he said. The admission came in a video interview with a panel of historians convened by Julian Zelizer, a Princeton professor and editor of Donald Trump’s Presidency: A First Historical Assessment. The interview was published on Monday by …

As Joe Biden has decided to open strategic oil reserves in the United States, its two largest oil-producing allies have kept their reservoirs tightly closed. The United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia continue to push back against the US president as he tries to counter the spike in oil prices sparked by Russia’s invasion of …

The international community has been on high alert since Russia invaded Ukraine last month. Although the United States and NATO did not send troops to Ukraine, they provided Volodymyr Zelensky with weapons and aircraft to fight Putin’s forces. However, as the West focuses on Russia, an expert has warned similar conflicts could erupt around the …

By Humeyra Pamuk ALGIERS (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Wednesday he had an “excellent meeting” with the de facto leader of the United Arab Emirates during which they discussed the war in Ukraine, one of many issues that Washington and its Gulf partners are not in full agreement on. Blinken …

Seven years ago, Saudi Arabia launched a military intervention against the Houthis in Yemen. The Saudi-led coalition’s intervention was meant to be a quick victory against an Iranian-backed upstart group and a feather in the cap of Saudi’s new defense minister, Mohammed bin Salman, the heir apparent to the aging king. This victory remains elusive. …

Iran has reiterated its support for a political settlement of the conflict in Yemen as the devastating war and inhuman blockade imposed on the impoverished country, ruled by Saudi Arabia, enters its eighth year. Iran’s Foreign Ministry voiced concern over the humanitarian catastrophe gripping Yemen in a statement released on Thursday, marking the anniversary of …