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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 …

Iran’s embassy in Kyiv said it was moving to neighboring Moldova, citing “the impossibility of maintaining normal operations” amid an escalating Russian war on Ukraine. According to his Statement of March 22the Iranian diplomatic mission will continue in the Moldovan capital, Chisinau, “until the situation in Ukraine returns to normal”. The embassy added that the …

The Iran-aligned Houthi group in Yemen fired missiles and drones at Saudi energy and water desalination facilities, which oil company Saudi Aramco said had no impact on supply or cause casualties. Yehia Sarie, a spokesman for the Iran-backed Houthis in Yemen, said the rebels on Sunday launched “a vast and extensive military operation in the …

President Joe Biden holds an official press conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC on January 19, 2022. (Kevin Lamarque/Reuters) Some days you can’t even catch up. President Biden has assured Russian despot Vladimir Putin that Biden’s proposed Iran nuclear deal would immunize Moscow from sanctions the administration otherwise describes …

Russia has asked China for military equipment to support its invasion of Ukraine, US officials say, sparking concern in the White House that Beijing could undermine Western efforts to help Ukrainian forces defend their country. US officials told the Financial Times that Russia had requested military equipment and other forms of assistance since the start …

The United States is reaching out to Venezuela and Iran to boost global crude oil supplies amid sharply rising prices due to sanctions imposed on Russia over its invasion of Ukraine. We look at how these sanctions have disrupted supply and what steps the United States is taking to deal with the crisis. How important …

A Russian airstrike devastated a maternity in the besieged port of Mariupol and injured at least 17 people, Ukrainian officials said, prompting international condemnation from Washington, London and the Vatican, among others. The bombing of the hospital came as humanitarian corridors set up to allow civilians to flee several besieged towns around Ukraine failed to …

Since the start of the Russian invasion, more than two million people have fled Ukraine. The European Union is being told to prepare to take in up to five million Ukrainian refugees, CNN’s Anderson Cooper reported from Kyiv. In the future, the question arises: how will other European countries deal with the constant influx of …

Live updates from the Russia-Ukraine war: As the war between Russia and Ukraine escalates, the UN Human Rights Council on Friday condemned Russia’s alleged human rights abuses during its invasion of Ukraine and agreed to set up a commission to investigate them, including possible war crimes. Thirty-two council members voted in favor of the resolution …

(Photo by Mikhail Svetlov/Getty Images) Flame. At. Bob Seely is a Conservative MP from the Isle of Wight and – taking advantage of parliamentary privilege protecting members from defamation to allow full debate – Seely walked away with lawyers representing Russian government bodies and lining the pockets of Putin. Not just “businesses”. This guy appoints …

TEL AVIV — On the day Russia invaded Ukraine, Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett did not mention Russia once. Bennett said he prayed for peace, called for dialogue and pledged support for Ukrainian citizens. But he did not allude to Moscow’s involvement, let alone condemn it – and it was, as expected, left to Mr …

The reactions to the war in Ukraine in the region are revealing. Several countries in the region considered to be allies of the United States have taken positions that reveal fractures between the United States and its allies in the region. Israel, the most important ally of the United States in the region, reluctantly condemned …

Moscow’s dreaded attack on Ukraine began early on February 24, with missiles fired at airports and military infrastructure in at least seven cities after Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered a “special” operation to ” demilitarize” his neighbor and rival. Explosions, gunshots and sirens were reported in the capital, Kiev, and its Boryspil airport, with witnesses …

Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered his Defense Ministry to send peacekeepers to the region to protect it from a possible Ukrainian attack. Russia has recognized the “sovereignty” of Luhansk and Donetsk. These two regions had declared their independence from Ukraine in 2014. Russia insisted on the implementation of the Minsk agreement which guaranteed autonomy …

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 …

The end of the Cold War disrupted the international order, eventually resulting in a multipolar international politics. In this fluctuating balance of power, traditional alliances have crumbled and been replaced by novel but ephemeral alliances. While many states temporarily cooperate with others on foreign and security policy, new regional initiatives follow one another. While the …

REDZIKOWO, Poland – Tomasz Czescik, a Polish archaeologist and television journalist, walks his dog every morning in a forest near his home here on NATO’s eastern flank, wandering along a green chain-link fence topped with barbed wire . He’s enjoying the fresh air and the morning calm – until loudspeakers on the other side of …

British Foreign Secretary Liz Truss has warned of a “dangerous moment for the world” as the “very likely” prospect of a Russian invasion of Ukraine could embolden other countries like Iran and China to expand their ambitions. Speaking on Sky News, Truss said “we could be on the brink of war in Europe, which would …

Editor’s note: The United States has long struggled to separate Baghdad from Tehran, trying to orient Iraq more towards moderate states in the Arab world. Katherine Harvey, the author of “A self-fulfilling prophecy: the Saudi struggle for Iraqasserts that US efforts have failed in part because of Saudi Arabia’s counterproductive policies. Riyadh, she argues, has …

The White House issued its most stern warning yet about the threat to Ukraine on Friday, saying Moscow could invade any day. National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan stressed there was no way to predict what Russian President Vladimir Putin might do – but history shows we should not underestimate Mr. Putin to violate the sovereignty …

The Euro-Atlantic region is on the brink of the biggest conflict in generations, with a Russian military buildup threatening on Ukraine’s borders and Ukraine and NATO beefing up their defenses in response. With Russian requirements seen as unrealistic by NATO, and NATO’s responses labeled as inadequate by Moscow, leaders are now – as President Nikita …

Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei has called for a greater effort to counter criticism and attacks on the Islamic Republic using “hybrid warfare”. The multiple crises facing the Iranian regime over the past four years have damaged its image domestically, as it has had to deal with US sanctions, a reinvigorated opposition and regional enemies. …

In this file photo taken May 1, 1998, a worker holds up a sign condemning the US economic embargo against the communist nation during the traditional Labor Day parade in downtown Havana. AFP PARIS — Cuba, living under a US embargo for six decades, is one of many countries to have been targeted by sanctions …

New Delhi: Within a week, the outlawed Baloch Liberation Army (BLA) struck Pakistani security forces twice in Balochistan – in Panjgur and Noshki districts on Wednesday and at a checkpoint in Kech on January 25. The BLA has led an insurgency since 2000 and has been classified as a terrorist group by Pakistan, the United …

WASHINGTON, DC: The Iranian opposition group that exposed Iran’s secret nuclear enrichment facilities in 2002 has released new information about the leadership structure of the Quds Force Naval Command and the facilities it uses to train and arm Iran’s terrorist proxies in the Middle East. The Quds Force is the arm of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary …

TEL AVIV, Israel — Israel’s prime minister admitted on Tuesday that its Iron Dome defense system was too expensive and that the country is accelerating the deployment of laser technology to help protect it from rocket attacks. Naftali Bennett told a security conference that the next generation of technology — a “laser wall” — will …

Yemen’s Houthis threaten further attacks on UAE Israeli president continues visit to Expo Dubai The United Arab Emirates prides itself on being a safe haven for business Attacks mark escalation of conflict in Yemen DUBAI, Jan 30 (Reuters) – The United Arab Emirates said on Monday it intercepted a ballistic missile fired by the Iran-aligned …

WASHINGTON — A British man pleaded guilty Tuesday in federal court in the District of Columbia to violations of the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (IEEPA) and Iran’s transaction and sanctions regulations. At the same time, an indictment was unsealed charging four individuals with the same offense, as well as related offences. According to his …

Three Iranian diplomats have arrived in Saudi Arabia for the first time in six years to start working with the Organization of Islamic Cooperation. This marks the opening of a dialogue between long-time rivals to restore relations between Iran and Saudi Arabia since the two countries severed diplomatic relations in 2016. “Three Iranian diplomats have …

The US Air Force said it intervened on Monday to repel an attack on the United Arab Emirates amid escalating tensions between the Gulf nation and Iran-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen. The Emirati Ministry of Defense said its air defense forces intercepted and destroyed two missiles fired by the Houthi rebels, but it was not …

NEW DELHI: Mourners in the northern Indian state of Punjab attended the funeral on Saturday of two compatriots killed in a recent attack by Houthi rebels on the United Arab Emirates. Two Indians and a Pakistani were killed on Monday when drone and missile strikes hit fuel trucks near Abu Dhabi airport, causing multiple explosions. …

THE UNITED NATIONS – The United Nations General Assembly on Thursday approved an Israeli-sponsored resolution condemning all Holocaust denial and urging all nations and social media companies “to take active steps to combat anti-Semitism and the denial or distortion of the Holocaust”. The 193-member global body approved the resolution by consensus – without a vote …

Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman renewed his call for a political settlement of the crisis in Yemen, saying the blockade of the Arab country and military strikes would achieve nothing and only aggravate regional tensions. AhlulBayt News Agency (ABNA): Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman renewed his call for a political settlement of the crisis in Yemen, saying …

PARIS — Iran has arrested a niece of Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, her brother and activists have said, months after she took part in a celebration praising the ousted shah’s widow. Farideh Moradkhani, who rose to prominence as an activist against the death penalty, was arrested by security forces on Thursday, her brother Mahmoud …

Ground forces of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) have held joint military exercises in the southeastern province of Sistan-Balochistan. According to the Iranian press agency Sepah report, Basij paramilitary forces, law enforcement and border guards took part in the exercises titled “Muhammad Rasulullah”. The military drills centered on the IRGC’s southeast Quds base. Combined …

Photo submitted General Wesley K. Clark (retired) David and Barbara Pryor Center for Oral and Visual History of Arkansas in the Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences will host its first Pryor Center Presents lecture of the new year on Monday, January 24, with “The End of the Post-Cold War: America in Crisis,” given by …

BEIRUT – In 2021 alone, Iranian naval forces and the Revolutionary Guards added the destroyer Alvand, four Martoob al-Sabehat Type 15 submarines and 110 combat boats. And a senior official says there’s more to come. Iran has ambitious plans to build a 6,000-ton destroyer and giant submarines, Rear Admiral Amir Rastegari, who heads the Maritime …

DUBAI: Iran on Saturday imposed sanctions on dozens of other Americans, many of whom are in the US military, for the 2020 murder of General Qassem Soleimani in a drone strike. Iran’s foreign ministry said the 51 Americans had been targeted for what it called “terrorism” and human rights violations. The move allows Iranian authorities …

WASHINGTON (AP) – The United States-led coalition in Syria has struck several short-range rocket launch sites believed to be intended for attacks on a facility used by US troops in eastern Syria, announced Tuesday officials. The strikes on the launch sites were apparently carried out by US forces, but a statement released by the coalition …

TEHRAN – Lieutenant General Qassem Soleimani has been described as a very humble, polite and pious individual. He was admired in Iran and beyond. As more and more images slowly emerged from the battlefields in Iraq and Syria where he spent the last years of his life as a military advisor in the fight against …

The commander-in-chief of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) said the enemies were in decline and aware of Iran’s military might on the battlefield. Major General Hossein Salami made the remarks Thursday at a ceremony in the city of Qom to commemorate Iranian counterterrorism General Qassem Soleimani and his companions, who were assassinated in a …

Riyadh – Saudi Arabian King Salman bin Abdul-Aziz al-Saud Salman on Thursday urged his Iranian rival to end his “negative behavior” in the region, after Riyadh accused Tehran of helping Yemeni rebels launch attacks murderous against his country. However, the monarch, who turns 86 on Friday, appeared to soften his hawkish tone towards the Islamic …

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi will visit Russia after receiving an invitation from his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin, an Iranian government spokesperson said on December 28. Putin invited Raisi to Moscow early next year “as part of a strategic interaction between Iran and Russia,” Ali Bahadori Jahromi said. The visit will focus on “bilateral, regional and …

TEHRAN, IRAN – The head of Iranian justice granted Sunday to Christian prisoners 10 days of freedom to spend the holidays with the families, in a rare gesture towards the minority community. Gholam Hossein Mohseni Ejei has called on authorities across the country to issue the waiver, according to the justice website Mizan Online. “The …

An explosion is seen on the surface of the water behind a member of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) during a joint military exercise called the “Great Prophet 17” in southwest Iran, on this photo obtained on December 22, 2021. IRGC / WANA (West Asia News Agency) / Document via REUTERS Register now for …

US Navy says it seized large cache of assault rifles and ammunition smuggled by fishing boat from Iran likely bound for war-ravaged Yemen Through ISABEL DEBRE Associated Press 23 December 2021, 06:12 • 3 minutes to read Share on FacebookShare on twitterEmail this article DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – The US Navy said it seized …

Tehran appears to have succeeded in improving its economic relations with Syria and steadily increasing Iranian exports there. It continues its efforts to tighten its control over the governorate of Deir ez-Zor, known for its agricultural and oil wealth. Iran is thus working both on military and economic aspects to compensate for the material losses …

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian says establishing lasting security and stability in war-torn Afghanistan is only possible through the formation of an inclusive government , which would represent all ethnic groups and religions in the country. Amir-Abdollahian made the remarks as addressing the 17th extraordinary session of the Council of Foreign Ministers of the Organization …