UNITED NATIONS: UN experts say in a new report that nearly 2,000 children recruited by Yemen’s Houthi militia died on the battlefield between January 2020 and May 2021, and Iran-backed rebels continue to organize camps and courses encouraging young people to fight. In the report to the UN Security Council released on Saturday, experts said …

By ISABEL DEBRE, Associated Press DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Israel’s iconic president traveled to the United Arab Emirates on Sunday in the first official visit by the country’s head of state, the latest sign of deepening ties between the two nations as tensions mount in the region. The United Arab Emirates and Israel …

TEHRAN — Naftali Bennett, the prime minister of the illegitimate regime of Israel, said the “kill Iran with 1,000 stab wounds” theory is similar to what happened in the former Soviet Union. However, the man is largely mistaken, even delirious. In an interview with the Israeli daily Ynet, Bennett said: “…but Iran itself, which is …

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan – The assault on a military post in a remote southwestern district lasted several hours. Dozens of attackers, belonging to a Baloch separatist group, heavily armed with rocket launchers and sophisticated weaponry, outnumbered the Pakistani soldiers. A fierce firefight killed 10 Pakistani soldiers and an assailant, and the others managed to escape, officials …

Iran’s Ambassador and Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Zahra Ershadi, delivered a speech during a meeting of the United Nations Security Council on the humanitarian situation in Syria, held on Thursday in New York. In her remarks, the Iranian envoy said that the current situation in Hasakah in Syria is a consequence of …

At least 10 soldiers were killed in an attack on a security checkpoint in the southwestern province of Balochistan earlier this week. The Pakistani military has confirmed that at least 10 soldiers were killed in an attack on a security checkpoint in the southwestern province of Balochistan earlier this week, a statement said. The attack …

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 …

WASHINGTON- As the United States warns that Iran is only weeks away from developing the capability to make a nuclear weapon, Washington experts disagree on the likelihood of Iran rushing to build such a weapon and how the United States and its allies should manage this risk. . “[Iran] is getting to the point where …

EXPERT POINT OF VIEW — This week, US Central Command (CENTCOM) issued a statement confirming that “US Forces at Al Dhafra Air Base near Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) engaged two incoming missile threats with multiple Patriot interceptors coinciding with UAE Armed Forces efforts at small am of Jan. 24, 2022. Combined …

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 …

If there’s one problem that keeps repeating itself over and over (and over again), it’s third-party risks. Over the past ten years, we have witnessed an explosion in the fight against corruption around the world. And with this focus on enforcement, it was inevitable that third-party risk would become one of the main areas of …

WASHINGTON — The United States on Monday condemned missile attacks by Yemen’s Houthi rebels against targets in the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia, calling the incidents a “troublesome escalation” in the conflict. Missiles were intercepted with US help over the Emirati capital of Abu Dhabi in the early hours of Monday, while others fired …

Source: MENA January 24, 2022 Experts react: Iran-backed Houthis have launched a drone attack in Abu Dhabi. What challenges await the region? Through Atlantic Council On January 24, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) intercepted two ballistic missiles targeting its capital, Abu Dhabi. It was the second assault claimed by the Iran-backed Houthi rebels in the …

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 …

BEIRUT: Lebanon is a “place of hope” and “should not be a platform for aggression”, Kuwait’s Foreign Minister Sheikh Ahmad Nasser Al-Mohammed Al-Sabah said on Sunday in Beirut. On the second day of his visit to the capital, the minister renewed his commitment in separate meetings with Lebanese officials to a “Kuwaiti, Gulf, Arab and …

Tehran [Iran], Jan 23 (ANI): Iran said it announced that Tehran had issued a three-month permit for the transfer of diesel fuel to Afghanistan, according to a media report. Hassan Kazemi Qomi, the Iranian President’s special representative for Afghanistan, said in a tweet on Saturday that to meet the needs of the Afghan people, Tehran …

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The United Arab Emirates has banned the flying of drones in the country for recreational purposes after Houthi rebels in Yemen claimed responsibility for a deadly drone attack on an oil facility and a major airport in the country. Since Saturday, drone enthusiasts and other operators of light electric sports …

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. …

Chandīgarh: On Friday, four days after they were killed in Abu Dhabi in a suspected drone attack by the Houthis, an Iran-backed militia in Yemen, the families of Hardev Singh (35) and Hardeep Singh (28) ), clung to their memory when they received the bodies at Amritsar airport and brought them back to their villages …

CAIRO — Yemen’s seven-year war escalated again on Friday when airstrikes by the Saudi-led military coalition on northern Yemen killed at least 70 people and shut down internet across the country, according to international aid groups and the rebels who control the area. Capping a week in which rebel drones struck as far away as …

Tehran: Iran is in talks with Russia on building two new units at its only nuclear power plant, the Islamic Republic’s Atomic Energy Agency said on Friday. “Negotiations are underway between Tehran and Moscow to build the second and third units of the Bushehr power station,” said Behrouz Kamalvandi, spokesman for the Iranian Atomic Energy …

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 Source January 20, 2022 • 10:24 a.m. ET Under Ebrahim Raisi, Iran and Turkey could enter a new phase of bilateral relations Through Hossein Aghaïe Joobani Relations between Iran and Turkey have been characterized by recurring patterns of friendship and enmity over the past two decades. Despite diverging foreign policy priorities and conflicting interests, …

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – China reported the first imports of Iranian crude oil in a year despite ongoing U.S. government sanctions, customs data showed on Thursday. China imported 260,312 tons of Iranian crude oil in December, according to data from China’s General Administration of Customs, which last recorded Iranian oil inflows in December 2020 at 520,000 …

Iran’s nuclear power plants are disasters waiting to happen because they are vulnerable to potential drone attacks that could trigger a disastrous meltdown. A Chernobyl-style nuclear disaster and the potential for a devastating regional conflict to ignite are hanging over the sites, a new report has warned. 6 Dr. Bahram Ghiassee, a research fellow at …

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 …

Alexandria Sheriff’s Office The former top U.S. Treasury official who leaked tens of thousands of records exposing illicit finance investigations around the world will not be released from federal prison sooner, a federal judge ruled on Tuesday. Natalie Mayflower Sour Edwards, a 43-year-old former senior adviser to the Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), claimed …

Mumbai, Jan 18 (PTI) India head coach Thomas Dennerby said on Tuesday that the hosts would aim to break through a strong Iranian defense with an attacking game to earn a win in their opener of the AFC Women’s Asian Cup here on Thursday. The match against Iran would be crucial for India in their …

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 …

LONDON: Senior politicians from across the EU and the UK on Monday urged the UN to open an investigation into the Iranian regime’s 1988 massacres of political prisoners. Speaking at an event organized by the National Council of Resistance of Iran and attended by Arab News, former heads of state and senior parliamentarians threw their …

Coronavirus Omicron India Live: Bengaluru Police check vehicles during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government. (Express photo by Jithendra M) Delhi reported 20,718 new Covid-19 cases on Saturday, nearly 4,000 less than the previous day’s tally, according to the Delhi state health bulletin. The number of tests carried out fell further on Saturday …

Iranian authorities have confirmed that they have reincarcerated Franco-Iranian academic Fariba Adelkhah for violating house arrest restrictions. Judicial news site Mizan.news on Jan. 16 quoted Deputy Judiciary Chief Kazem Gharibabadi as saying that Adelkhah, who had been furloughed with an electronic monitoring bracelet, had violated court restrictions “dozens of times”. Subscribe to the RFE/RL monitoring …

Social media reports from Iranian journalists and citizens indicate that a series of loud explosions were heard tonight in western Iran around the cities of Hamedan and Kermanshah. Some reports quote Iran’s Revolutionary Guards saying they have launched air defense exercises in the area, but this cannot be independently verified. Social media reports indicated there …

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 …

A criminal complaint has been unsealed in federal court in Brooklyn accusing Kambiz Attar Kashani, a dual citizen of the United States and Iran, of conspiracy to illegally export American goods, technology and services to users end users in Iran, including the Iranian government, in violation of the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (IEEPA). Kashani …

Fox News host says Trump needs to ‘learn to lose’ The sprawling effort to bring the January 6 rioters to justice has reached a new milestone with prosecutors bringing charges of “seditious conspiracy” against the leader of the Oath Keepers, a self-proclaimed militia that has joined the insurgency. Elmer Stewart Rhodes was arrested and charged …

The US president can do more than talk to persuade Putin to allow humanitarian aid to Syria. The new year began with news of Iranian-backed forces bombarding US positions in Syria and Iraq. While some interpret these as Tehran’s response to the assassination of General Qasem Soleimani in early 2020, the development was expected: Iran …

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 …

How and Why to Maintain Channels Now Dear Editor: At the Palm Coast City Council business meeting on Dec. 7, saltwater canals were again brought up in public comment. On some of the recent occasions when this issue has been raised, one of the incumbent advisers has repeatedly referred to the issue of maintenance as …

The Biden administration is preparing for the end of Iran nuclear deal talks by stepping up criticism of former President Donald Trump and blaming him for the current situation. In recent days, State Department spokesperson Ned Price and White House spokeswoman Jen Psaki have attacked Trump for pulling the United States out of the 2015 …

BAGHDAD — Iran-linked Shia armed groups operating in Iraq have recently stepped up their messaging against, and possibly their attacks on, forces operating in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI) amid accusations that which they have too close relations with the United States. Iran-linked ‘muqawama’ (resistance) factions are also unhappy with the close ties between …

Do you like remote hiking in seclusion? Or do you prefer an outdoor adventure with close friends or a loved one? Perhaps you dream of fighting against the elements, of traversing unexplored landscapes in the most remote corners of the globe? I would answer a categorical “yes” to all of this. However, what if you …

Since Boxing Day, large-scale events, including all football, have been capped at 500 seats. This prompted the Premiership clubs to agree to bring their winter break forward and reschedule two fixtures. A decision will be made today whether this will be lifted, changed or extended. The Premiership returns on Monday with Celtic welcoming Hibs to …

The former Israeli prime minister has rejected any possibility of a preemptive attack on Iranian nuclear facilities by the regime, saying such a notion is “nonsense”. Ehud Olmert made these remarks in a Monday interview with Israeli news channel Channel 12, during which he derided the idea that the Tel Aviv regime would be able …

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 …

AL-MUKALLA: Yemeni army and government-loyal Giant Brigade forces on Sunday took control of parts of Ain district, the last pocket of territory held by Iran-backed Houthis in the southern province of Shabwa, local officials and media said. The Giants Brigades, backed by warplanes belonging to the Coalition to Restore Legitimacy in Yemen, forced their way …

UN experts say weapons seized in the Arabian Sea confirm Tehran is exporting weapons to Yemen, the Wall Street Journal reports. The United Nations has discovered that thousands of weapons recently seized in the Arabian Sea likely came from a single port in Iran, proof that Tehran exports weapons to Yemen and elsewhere, The Wall …

Iran on Saturday announced sanctions against 51 Americans for the US strike that killed the commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps’ Quds force, General Qasem Soleimani. Iran’s Foreign Ministry cited Americans for “glorifying terrorism” and violating “basic human rights” as they announced sanctions against healers on the second anniversary of the January 2020 strike …

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 …

Today is Saturday January 8, the eighth day of 2022. There are 357 days left in the year. Today’s highlight in history: On January 8, 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson, in his State of the Union Address, declared an “unconditional war on poverty in America.” To this date : In 1815, the last major engagement …

Iran says it is ready to hold talks with countries whose citizens were killed when the IRGC shot down a civilian plane. Tehran, Iran – Iran said it was ready to hold bilateral talks with all countries whose citizens were among 176 victims when an Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) air defense battery downed the …

Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh said last year’s deadly attack on the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC by supporters of then-President Donald Trump had many lessons for Americans. “On January # 6, the world got a glimpse of what the United States has been trying to export to other countries for decades. Chaos was …

Brad Wilson, a group of others and a dog named Max took to the waters of Great Salt Lake on hydrofoils one morning in December. Wilson, the Republican speaker for Utah House whose Davis County district includes much of the lake, said it wasn’t until days later that the cold in his bones finally went …

Pro-Iran militias reportedly fire rockets at US base in eastern Syria Pro-Iran militia fighters fired shells at a US base in the Al-Omar oil field in eastern Syria, causing damage but no casualties, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. ‘man. This development comes a day after the US-led coalition fighting the Islamic State …

Two drones loaded with explosives were shot down by Iraqi air defenses as they approached the Ain al-Asad air base, which houses US forces, west of Baghdad, an official said. the US-led international military coalition. In recent weeks, US officials had warned that they expected attacks on US forces in Iraq and Syria to increase, …

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 …

Rescuers search the scene where a Ukrainian plane crashed in Shahedshahr, southwest of the capital Tehran, Iran, on January 8, 2020. An Ontario court awarded more than $ 107 million to the families of six victims of the downing of an airliner by the Iranian army two years ago. The ruling released today follows a …

“The Houthi militia must immediately release the ship, otherwise coalition forces will take all necessary measures and procedures to deal with this violation, including the use of force,” the brigadier said. General Turki al-Malki said in a statement. A similar incident occurred in 2016 involving the UAE ship SWIFT-1, which was making round trips in …

Iranian general and a senior Iraqi militia leader in Baghdad, Iraq on Saturday, January 1, 2022. Hundreds of people gather in Baghdad to l on the anniversary of Soleimani’s assassination, chanting anti-American slogans, hundreds of people gathered in the Iraqi capital on the first day of the year on Saturday to mark the anniversary of …

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 …

MISSOURI / WASHINGTON: If 2020 was the year when cracks began to appear in the ranks of the Assad clan in power in Syria, 2021 was the year of determined attempts by the rulers to tighten their grip and reclaim their legitimacy. Although several states have recently attempted to bring the regime back into the …

New Delhi: India donated 500,000 doses of Covid-19 vaccines to Indira Gandhi Children’s Hospital in Kabul on Saturday, and pledged to send another 500,000 vaccines in the coming weeks as part of the aid humanitarian aid to the Afghan people. The vaccines were sent to Kabul via a flight from Iranian company Mahan Air, as …

Thousands of people gathered in the Iraqi capital to mark the second anniversary of the murder of a revered Iranian commander and his Iraqi lieutenant in a drone attack by the United States. Chanting “Death to America,” protesters filled a Baghdad square to honor Iranian General Qassem Soleimani, who led the Quds Force, the foreign …

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 …

TEHRAN – 110 Iranian cinemas will offer free tickets to everyone on Monday to watch a documentary on Lieutenant General Qassem Soleimani. Theaters will screen “Qassem”, a biographical documentary directed by Mehdi Farsi on Soleimani, to commemorate the second anniversary of the martyrdom of the IRGC’s Quds Force chief who was assassinated in a US …

(NASA TV / AFP via Getty Images) NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope is en route further into space – to look deeper into the universe than ever before. After decades of delays and problems, the telescope had a much more successful than expected launch on Christmas Day and will continue to study the cosmos for …

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 …

Here is a summary of the news in the world. Germany, France, Britain and US discuss Ukraine crisis and Iran nuclear talks Foreign ministers of Germany, France, Great Britain and the United States discussed the situation on the Ukrainian border and the next formats for dialogue with Russia, the German foreign ministry said on Wednesday …

Israel is considering several attack scenarios against Iran, with its military saying it can act immediately if it receives the green light from the government. According to Haaretz Wednesday, Israel allocated an additional $ 2.9 billion to its military budget for the sole purpose of attacking the Islamic Republic. Military intelligence and more advanced cybersecurity …

The United States faces at least two potential national security crises that could explode in the near term. First, he must try to avoid a possible Russian invasion of Ukraine in what would be Moscow’s most daring attempt to reshape the post-Cold War order. And unless the talks bear fruit soon, Iran could cross the …

OPINION: Operating on the absurd policy that everything former President Donald Trump has done should be undone, the Biden administration has resumed indirect talks with Iran to return to the dire framework of the 2015 nuclear deal. By sending the worst possible negotiator, Bob Malley, to Vienna, President Biden promised the American people that the …

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 …

GOLD, COLO. –A truck driver sentenced to 110 years in an explosive crash that killed four people in suburban Denver came close on Monday to a potential reduction in his prison sentence. Judge Bruce Jones has scheduled a January 13 hearing to reconsider Rogel Aguilera-Mederos’ sentence following widespread outrage over the harshness of his sentence …

FINANCIAL MARKETS Stocks rise in trade after muted holiday NEW YORK (AP) – Shares rise in muted trading on Wall Street as traders return from the Christmas holidays. The S&P 500 rose 1.1% in afternoon trading, led by more gains at big tech companies like Apple and Nvidia. The benchmark index broke its last record. …

The first six rounds of diplomacy this spring, Malley told me, have made “real progress.” In June, he presented a nuclear package that included an end to most of Trump’s sanctions. “The collective feeling of everyone – obviously the Europeans, the Russians and the Chinese, but also the Iranian delegation at the time – was …

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 …

Tehran [Iran], Dec. 25 (ANI / Xinhua): Iran on Saturday announced a decision to close its land borders with neighboring countries for 15 days in order to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 variant of Omicron. Iranian customs spokesperson Ruhollah Latifi said Iran’s land borders with Turkey, Iraq, Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Pakistan and Armenia are closed …

TEHRAN – Mohammad Eslami, the head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI), told Sputnik that his country can produce nuclear fuel in his country and will soon start using it at the nuclear power plant in Bushehr. The construction of power units at the Bushehr nuclear power plant is the largest Russian-Iranian joint …

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 …

A house destroyed by the December 10 tornado that ravaged Mayfield, Ky., Houses a statue of the Virgin Mary, placed there by an unknown person. The Associated Press Nation New York New Years Eve in Times Square is still underway NEW YORK – Party-goers will still be ringing in the New Year in Times Square …

Saudi Arabia is known to have bought ballistic missiles from China in the past, but has never been able to build its own – until now, according to three sources familiar with the latest intelligence. Satellite images obtained by CNN also suggest that the Kingdom is currently manufacturing the weapons in at least one location. …

In January 2020, just days after the United States assassinated Major General Qassem Soleimani and Iran responded with a missile attack that wounded more than 100 American soldiers, then Secretary of State Mike Pompeo word titled “The Restoration of Deterrence: The Iranian Example”. Pompeo then asserted that the assassination “restores[ed] deterrence ”with Iran, but as …

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 …

Squadron Leader Toolika Rani, who is Uttar Pradesh’s first woman to climb Mount Everest, has been appointed Systematic Voter Education and Voter Turnout (SVEEP) Ambassador for Lucknow to raise voter awareness and increase voter turnout. voter participation in the upcoming 2022 Uttar Pradesh assembly polls. SVEEP is the flagship program of the Election Commission of …

Here are some of the best stories to start your day: During remarks at the White House, Biden laid out a plan to increase testing, speed up the vaccination campaign and increase the capacity of hospitals that could be flooded in the coming weeks. Right now, there are only “a few weeks” left to relaunch …

Israel was implicated in the assassination of the senior commander of the Quds Force of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps of Iran, General Qassem Soleimani, committed in January last year by the US armed forces, as revealed by former Israeli military intelligence chief Tamir Hayman, To recover The Jerusalem post. The Iranian general, a key …

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 …

In recent weeks, contributions to WHO have secured and delivered laboratory supplies in Sierra Leone, COVID-19 test kits in Uganda, vaccines in Guyana, and intravenous fluids to fill a shortage in the Islamic Republic of Iran. The funds enabled vaccination campaigns in remote villages in Viet Nam and the Lao People’s Democratic Republic, helped Sri …

Drill comes days after the latest round of talks in Vienna to restore Iran’s nuclear deal with world powers ended without a deal. Tehran, Iran – Iran has staged an air defense exercise near its nuclear power plant southwest of Bushehr amid continuing tensions over the country’s nuclear program. State media reported that the exercise …

TEHRAN: Iran said on Sunday that the technical inspection of the new surveillance cameras at the Karaj nuclear facility began after Tehran said the previous cameras were damaged in an attack blamed on Israel. The new cameras, provided by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), are to replace those Iran says were damaged on June …

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 …

TEL AVIV – As diplomatic efforts to curb Iran’s nuclear program falter, Israel’s defense minister has ordered his forces to prepare a military option, warning the world that Israel will take matters into its own hands if a new nuclear deal does not did not restrict Iran sufficiently. But several current and former senior Israeli …

A group of hawks former US national security officials, lawmakers and diplomats have launched a public campaign to pressure the Biden administration to militarily threaten Iran. the declaration, headlined by former CIA chiefs Leon Panetta and retired General David Petraeus as well as former senior Obama-era Pentagon official Michèle Flournoy says “it’s vital to restore …

HONG KONG: Voters in Hong Kong prepare to vote for the first time this weekend since election laws were changed, amid a shortage of opposition candidates months after the city began to suppress dissent.Legislative elections, to be held on Sunday, come after Beijing passed a resolution for electoral reform in Hong Kong in March that …

HI Sutton Photo Illustration for USNI News Satellite Image © 2021 Maxar Technologies Used with Permission Iran’s campaign of modernization and naval self-sufficiency suffered another recent setback when the Iranian navy’s new frigate capsized in its dry dock. Last week, the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps presented more than 100 of its latest local rapid attack …

Air defenses shot down most of the missiles and the attack caused material losses, according to state media. A Syrian soldier was killed in an Israeli missile attack in southern Syria, according to the Syrian State News Agency (SANA). “At around 00:50 (23:50 GMT Wednesday), the Israeli enemy carried out an air raid with several …

The number of coronavirus (Covid-19) cases worldwide has exceeded 271.4 million, while deaths have risen to over 5.32 million and vaccinations to over 8.51 billion, according to Johns University Hopkins. In its latest update Wednesday morning, the University’s Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed that the worldwide case count and death toll stand …

Grossi’s insistence that the Vienna-based IAEA remains “an auditor” to the world has come as negotiations fail in Vienna to revive Tehran’s tattered nuclear deal. Hours earlier, the head of Iran’s civilian nuclear program had insisted that his country would deny the agency access to a sensitive centrifuge assembly plant. This Karaj factory came under …

The Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency, Rafael Mariano Grossi, gives an interview to The Associated Press, in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, on Tuesday, December 14, 2021. Grossi, the head of the organization United Nations nuclear watchdog on Tuesday warned that restrictions its inspectors in Iran threaten to give the world a …

More than 3,000 people gathered in Florida last weekend for the Israel-American Council conference, an annual affair where the pro-Trump forces that so enthusiastically celebrated the group’s last convention were either absent, or particularly moderate. This 2019 conference (the group did not meet in 2020 due to COVID-19) looked a lot like a campaign rally …

Iran’s state-owned NIOC will change the baseline of its official prices for European crude sales, a potential signal of Tehran’s intentions to come back with a vengeance in global markets. In its latest official pricing formula for January, NIOC notes that it will move its benchmark from Ice Bwave to Ice Brent regulation, effective January …

Washington (AFP) – Congressional probe into the Jan.6 assault on the U.S. Capitol by a crowd loyal to Donald Trump increasingly focuses on the former president and his top aides – and what they did before the riot . Last week, an appeals court ruled that Trump could not block disclosure to investigators of his …

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) – Iran appears to be preparing for a space launch as negotiations continue in Vienna over its tattered nuclear deal with world powers, according to an expert and satellite images. The likely liftoff from Iranian spaceport Imam Khomeini comes as Iranian state media offered a list of upcoming satellite launches …

WASHINGTON – Long-standing differences over how to handle Iran’s nuclear program have erupted into new tensions between the Biden administration and Israel, with two senior Israeli officials leaving Washington this week over fears that the Americans’ commitment to restore the he 2015 nuclear deal does not lead to a flawed deal allowing Tehran to speed …

Drone wars: what is happening in the Middle East is not confined to the region Recently, it was revealed that an Iranian drone shot down by the Israeli Air Force over the Jordan Valley in 2018 was on its way to deliver explosives to territory administered by the Palestinian Authority. The incident, brought to light …

In the early 1930s, when Reza Shah Pahlavi toured Iran’s easternmost outposts on the border with India, he saw a group of turbaned men with long beards. floating dressed in white dresses. As the story goes, he asked locals about the Turbaned Men and they were told they were Zahids, or holy men of Hind. …

LONDON – Foreign ministers from the Group of Seven industrialized countries meet for a weekend in Liverpool, with British hosts seeking elusive unity to ease growing tensions with Russia, China and Iran. UK Foreign Secretary Liz Truss is due to welcome US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and other G-7 counterparts on Friday evening ahead …

By Lolita C. Baldor and Robert Burns | Associated press WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The top US commander for the Middle East said on Thursday the US would keep the current 2,500 troops in Iraq for the foreseeable future, and he warned he expects attacks to increase against US and Iraqi personnel by Iranian-backed militias determined …

Four children and a woman were injured in a dawn attack on a UN-run camp for internally displaced persons in Yemen’s Ma’rib Al-Wadi district, the International Organization for migration (IOM) and reported by Anadolu News Agency. IOM urgently called on all parties to the conflict to respect international humanitarian law and protect the lives of …

OPINION: President Joe Biden’s virtual meeting on Tuesday with Russian President Vladimir Putin could be seen as a final check before Russian troops invade Ukraine. Mr. Biden has shown only weakness since taking office. Even its threats of “consequences” seem weak. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy seemed more daring than the US president when he threatened …