The military will award the Purple Heart to dozens more soldiers injured when Iran hit their air base in Iraq with ballistic missiles in January 2020. The change comes after a CBS News survey Last month it was discovered that these same soldiers had not been honored with the award and were denied the accompanying …

When it comes to making a deal with Russia, Joe Biden has a problem. He wants to talk, Vladimir Putin wants Ukraine – and has massed 175,000 troops at the border to prove it. Biden has a similar problem with China and Iran. The president wants to talk about a series of problems and differences, …

Third Similarity: The direct targets of their aggression are relatively weak. Taiwan intends to increase its military budget but now spends barely 2% of its gross domestic product on defense. Ukraine has been exhausted by years of low-intensity conflict with Russian-backed separatists, not to mention the corruption and incompetence that characterize its 30 years of …

Israel has carried out three major operations in the past 18 months against Iranian nuclear sites. These attacks involved up to a thousand Mossad members and were carried out with ruthless precision using high-tech weapons, including drones and a quadcopter – and spies within the holy of holies of Tehran, its nuclear program. As President …

Defense ministry tightens restrictions on cyber exports in the aftermath of the NSO scandal Defense Ministry imposes new export restrictions on cyberwarfare tools following major international backlash after Israeli-made surveillance software allegedly used against journalists, activists and political rivals by human rights violators around the world. This summer, an international consortium of journalists reported that …

Iranian international affairs expert Mostafa Khoshcheshm has warned the world that Iran’s influence is not limited to the nuclear realm as it does not rule out the possibility of war with the Western world. Khoshcheshm said the Middle Eastern country also has military, regional and missile leverage. Iran has always stressed that its nuclear program …

Grand Imam of Al-Azhar at Vatican meeting to discuss Human Brotherhood Document Cairo: Ahmed Al-Tayeb, Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, held a meeting in the Vatican with Cardinal Miguel Angel Ayuso, president of the Pontifical Council for Interfaith Dialogue, to discuss how to implement the provisions of the Document on Human Fraternity for Peace in the …

Deputy Defense Minister Alon Schuster on Sunday refrained from directly answering questions about an explosion near an Iranian nuclear site the day before, saying only that he “cannot say” what hit Natanz . When asked what Israel had to say about Saturday’s explosion near the Natanz site, Schuster said: “We are not asking a man …

Breadcrumb Links Chroniclers Author of the article: Toronto Sun Special General view of debris from Ukraine International Airlines Flight PS752, Boeing 737-800 which crashed after take off from Iranian Imam Khomeini Airport on the outskirts of Tehran, Iran Jan 8, 2020 is seen in this screenshot obtained from video on social media via REUTERS. Photo …

Harvests from silos in the port of Beirut will be composted and burned after the discovery of an insect infestation BEIRUT: Tons of wheat, corn and barley stored at the port of Beirut since the devastating explosion that rocked the city 16 months ago must be disposed of as they are no longer fit for …

Currently, at least 20 Christians are imprisoned in Iran because their faith was considered a threat to the national security of the Islamic Republic. Of the hundred or so Iranian believers imprisoned since 2012, all have faced similar charges. But a recent ruling by a Supreme Court justice gives them all hope. “Simply preach Christianity …

NAZANIN ZAGHARI-RATCLIFFE and other binationals detained in Iran are “involved in a great injustice which they did not commit, in the face of which they are totally powerless,” said Bishop of Chelmsford, Dr Guli Francis- Dehqani. Speaking during a debate in the House of Lords on Thursday, Dr Francis-Dehani said Ms Zaghari-Ratcliffe was a pawn …

Almost a year ago, IDF leader Aviv Kohavi took the stage at a conference by the Institute for National Security Studies in Tel Aviv and announced that he had ordered the military to start preparing new plans for a strike against Iran’s nuclear program. “Iran may decide that it wants to move towards a bomb, …

Defense Minister Benny Gantz’s house cleaner, who has been accused of attempting to spy on the minister on behalf of Iran, challenged on Thursday the accusation that the Iranians were behind the espionage. Omri Goren appeared by video link in Lod District Court for a remand hearing, which was postponed because his defense attorney claimed …

This is an audio transcript of the FT press briefing podcast episode: Iran’s looming water crisis Joanna s kaoHello from the Financial Times. Today is Thursday, December 2, and it’s your FT News Briefing. [MUSIC PLAYING] The Women’s Tennis Association has suspended tournaments in China. Some hedge funds have to resort to extreme measures to …

Iran has started the uranium enrichment process with advanced centrifuges at its Fordo plant, the International Atomic Energy Agency said on Wednesday, in a further violation of the multilateral nuclear agreement that the Iranians said. world powers are in a hurry to recover. The UN nuclear watchdog reported that Tehran had started the process of …

SANAA, December 1 (Reuters) – In its heyday, Out Time was one of Yemen’s fastest horses, winning the annual championship race in the capital Sana’a in 2018 and placing second in 2019. Now, with increasingly scarce feed after seven years of war, the gray mare’s coat is dull and her rib cage protrudes, and her …

In one look. Iranian threat actor exploits MSHTML vulnerability. WIRTE targets countries in the Middle East. Yanluowang ransomware attacks. The ransomware actor rebrands himself as “Sabbath”. Iranian threat actor exploits MSHTML vulnerability. SafeBreach researchers observed an Iranian threat actor exploiting a Microsoft MSHTML remote code execution vulnerability (CVE-2021-40444) to target Farsi-speaking victims with a PowerShell …

LONDON – China, which is increasingly flexing its muscles around the world, is one of the biggest threats to Britain and its allies, and a “miscalculation” from Beijing could lead to war, said Tuesday the head of the British foreign intelligence agency. MI6 chief Richard Moore said China, Russia, Iran and international terrorism were the …

As negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program were held in Vienna on Monday, more than three years after the United States withdrew from an international deal, anti-war groups called the Biden administration “to choose the proven path of peace” and to re-enter the pact for the benefit of the Iranians, Americans and the people of the …

AL-MUKALLA: At least 200 Houthis have been killed in heavy fighting with government forces and in air strikes by Arab coalition warplanes in the past 24 hours in Yemeni provinces of Marib and Jouf, while the militia was entering Marib to gain control of strategic terrain, figures from the coalition and the local army said …

A day before talks to restart Iran’s nuclear program in Vienna, Foreign Secretary Yair Lapid arrived in London on Sunday for a two-day trip to the UK and France. One of Lapid’s main goals during his meetings with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and French President Emmanuel Macron is to ensure that banking sanctions against …

through Naharnet press office November 28, 2021, 11:36 The US Navy rescued two Iranian sailors who had been adrift for eight days on a fishing boat in Gulf waters, a statement said on Sunday. The men were “in good health and in good spirits” despite their ordeal, the navy said. “US Navy ship rescued two …

The parties to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action will meet again in Vienna after nearly six months to discuss a mutual return to the deal by the United States and Iran, but the break has left time to de new obstacles to take root. Iran on Friday announced further advances in its uranium enrichment, …

Pakistani authorities have ordered the closure of all wine shops in Balochistan’s Gwadar district with immediate effect due to the “law and order situation”, local media reported on Saturday. Zahoor Ahmed Buledi, Minister of Planning and Development of Balochistan, shared a notification on Twitter. “The undersigned is pleased to close all wine shops in Gwadar …

VAN Thousands of Iranians have flocked to the eastern province of Van for discounts amid the Black Friday shopping days that began on November 26 and will last until the weekend. class = “cf”> Sparking a “Black Friday crowd” at the Kapıköy customs gate in the province’s Saray district, scores of Iranians filled the city’s …

The Iranian flag flies in front of the headquarters of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in Vienna, Austria on March 1, 2021. REUTERS / Lisi Niesner Register now for FREE and unlimited access to reuters.com Register now VIENNA, Nov. 26 (Reuters) – Russia on Friday berated the United States for threatening to diplomatically escalate …

Consider the world situation: A Communist superpower on the Pacific Rim challenges the United States around the world. China’s economic and military might continue to expand under the leadership of its most powerful ruler since Mao. Taiwan is proving particularly vexatious, as America increases its security commitment on the island to deter a potential invasion …

BEIRUT: Pope Francis called on “all Lebanese to cooperate to save their country so that it can regain its role as a model of dialogue and convergence between East and West”. The Pope on Thursday received Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Mikati, who visited to seek advice from the Vatican in light of the difficulties facing …

At least one pregnant woman and three children were among the 27 people, mostly Kurds from Iraq or Iran, who drowned while trying to cross the Channel in a rubber dinghy, French authorities said. Two surviving men, an Iraqi and a Somali, were being treated for exhaustion and hypothermia in a hospital in Calais. A …

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA – The challenges facing Iran’s small Jewish minority attracted increased attention from US media this month, as the Chief Rabbi of the Islamic Republic ended a five-week tour of American Jewish communities by making rare public remarks on the situation of his community. Yehuda Gerami presented a mixed picture of Jewish life in …

Yemenis walk past a billboard depicting Lebanese Information Minister George Kordahi amid a Houthi campaign supporting Kordahi against the policies of the Gulf states, on a street in Sana’a, Yemen, on October 31. Photo by Yahya Arhab / EPA-EFT BEIRUT, Lebanon, November 24 (UPI) – Lebanon’s emerging crisis with Saudi Arabia and some Gulf countries …

ISLAMABAD – The Central Development Working Group (CDWP) on Tuesday approved plans to establish three joint border markets between Pakistan and Iran in Gwadar, Kech and Panjgur. The CDWP meeting chaired by Vice-Chairman of the Planning Commission Mohammad Jehanzeb Khan here approved three development projects costing Rs 0.6 billion and recommended three projects worth Rs …

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! A former national security official in the Trump administration has said any negotiation with Iran that results in a weakened nuclear deal would be a “crazy deal” for US national security. Speaking in a briefing Tuesday, Rich Goldberg, the former Iranian anti-weapons of mass destruction director for …

Iranian drones emerge as the new major threat of 2021. Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz has revealed that Iran has attempted to transfer weapons using drones from Syria. He also revealed Iranian bases where drones are based in Chabahar and Qeshm in Iran. This follows the September revelations about Iran’s training of drone operators. At …

Rahmatullah baghbanPress TV, Kabul An Iranian plane carrying another cargo of humanitarian aid landed at Nangarhar airport in eastern Afghanistan on Saturday. This shipment of Iranian aid contains food and medicine and will be distributed to vulnerable families, including victims of recent terrorist attacks. Iranian officials say they will continue to help their neighboring country. …

A Pakistani army soldier embraced martyrdom on Monday when a security forces vehicle was targeted by terrorists near the Pakistan-Iran border in Balochistan, the army said. According to a statement released by the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), a group of terrorists, in a cowardly attack, targeted a patrol of security forces in the Panjgur …

Robert Malley, the State Department’s envoy for Iran, recently said that while it is up to Iran to choose the way forward, the United States and other allies must be prepared for any choice. from Tehran. He noted that Mr. Biden and Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken “have both said that if diplomacy fails, …

Defense Minister Benny Gantz said on Sunday he supported a “broader, stronger and longer” nuclear deal with Iran, even as Israel would expect talks surrounding a return to multilateral agreement of 2015 is collapsing. “I support an agreement that will be broader, stronger and longer – take back Iran, dismantle its current capabilities and place …

The Iranian foreign minister said that promoting negotiations among all Syrian groups was the only way to find a political solution to the Syrian crisis. Hossein Amir-Abdollahian made the remarks during a meeting Sunday with Russian President Vladimir Putin’s special envoy for Syria, Alexander Lavrentiev, who is in Iran leading a delegation. During Monday’s talks, …

U.S. allies and partners in the Middle East and elsewhere share deep concerns about the Iranian government’s destabilizing actions, including its support for terrorism, its dangerous proxies and its nuclear program, Defense Secretary Lloyd J said Austin III. The secretary gave a major political speech on the Middle East and North Africa today at the …

A total of 14 drones were used in the attacks, Yahya Saree, spokesman for the Houthi armed forces said in a statement. Yemen’s Shia Houthi rebels said they used drones to attack Saudi Aramco refineries and King Abdullah’s airport in Jeddah, as well as targets at Abha airport. A total of 14 drones were used …

TEHRAN – Iranian Revolutionary Guards said on Saturday they seized a contraband diesel boat in the Gulf and arrested its 11 foreign crew members. “Thanks to our intelligence services and as part of a coordinated operation, our navy seized a foreign vessel with 11 crew members in our territorial waters,” Guards Colonel Ahmad Hajian said, …

BEIRUT: Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Mikati announced on Friday that he would convene a cabinet session soon, saying the situation in the country is “very difficult and the people should not have to face further crises”. His remarks came after protesters stormed the health ministry building in Beirut on Friday morning to oppose the lifting …

The Adani group released a statement on Friday about several containers that were seized by customs and Fiscal Intelligence Directorate (DRI) teams at Mundra airport yesterday, November 18, from a foreign vessel, fearing that ‘they “contain undeclared dangerous goods”. Said port is managed by Adani Ports and SEZ (APSEZ), the port company of the conglomerate …

Ardeshir Zahedi, the flamboyant Ambassador of Iran to the United States during the Shah’s reign who charmed Hollywood stars and politicians with his lavish parties until the 1979 Islamic Revolution, died Thursday at the age of 93, reported the Iranian state media. Whether seen with Henry Kissinger or entertaining Barbra Streisand, Zahedi made such a …

BAGHDAD (AP) – The influential Iraqi Shiite cleric who emerged victorious in last month’s general election on Thursday called on the country’s myriad of pro-Iranian Shia armed factions to disband if they wish to join his next government. Muqatada al-Sadr also called on the factions to hand over their weapons to the government sanctioned umbrella …

The aircraft first participated in fighting during the United States’ bombing of Libya in 1986, then participated in the Gulf War in 1991 and the Iraq War in 2003. The McDonnell Douglas F / A-18 Hornet was designed for aircraft carrier service and was the first tactical aircraft designed to perform both air-to-air and air-to-ground …

Head of UN atomic watchdog to visit Tehran next week TEHRAN, Iran – The head of the UN nuclear watchdog will visit Tehran on Monday to discuss Iran’s nuclear program, the spokesperson for the Iranian atomic agency said, as several key dates approach . The head of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Rafael Grossi, …

An oil pipeline in the Iranian village of Ramis in Khuzestan province exploded on Wednesday morning, Iranian media Tasnim reported. The southern Iranian pipeline exploded due to age of infrastructure and wear and tear, according to the report. The explosion would have created small tremors that could be felt in the surrounding areas; Residents of …

Iranian international footballer Zohreh Koudaei accused of actually being a man PAY ATTENTION: Click “View First” under the “Next” tab to see YEN.com.gh news on your news feed! She made two fantastic penalty saves in Iran’s 4-2 win over Jordan in the Asian Cup qualifying Jordan demands investigation for confirmation of sex as Iranian FA …

Azeri servicemen take part in a procession marking the anniversary of the end of the 2020 military conflict over the breakaway Nagorno-Karabakh region, involving Azerbaijani troops against Armenian forces, in Baku, Azerbaijan, on November 8, 2021 (Photo by Reuters) Iran has expressed concern over the latest border clashes between Azerbaijan and Armenia, urging the two …

FILE PHOTO: Alex Saab Moran is seen in a booking photo available for Reuters on October 17, 2021. Broward County Sheriff’s Office / Document via REUTERS reuters_tickers This content was published on November 15, 2021 – 22:32 November 15, 2021 – 10:32 PM MIAMI (Reuters) – Alex Saab, an ally of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, …

Ankara [Turkey], Nov. 15 (ANI / Sputnik): Turkey urged the United States to lift the unilateral sanctions it has imposed on Iran, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Monday, calling the measures punitive against the eastern neighbor of his country of “inappropriate”. “Unilateral sanctions against Iran are inappropriate, they must be lifted,” Cavusoglu said …

For the second time in a month, the military said on Thursday that Israeli F-15 fighter jets were escorting US B-1 bombers across the region, in an unspoken threat against Iran. According to the Israel Defense Forces, the fighter jets accompanied two B-1B heavy bombers and a US KC-10 refueling plane into Israeli airspace as …

US-Israel-UAE-Bahraini naval exercise sends message to Iran, IDF official says Joint US-Israel-UAE-Bahraini naval exercise in Red Sea serves as direct response to Iranian navy presence and aggression in Middle Eastern waters, senior naval official said Israeli. “This presence is something that we need to push back as much as possible from the State of Israel, …

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) – Thousands of Afghan refugees flee the Taliban to neighboring Iran every day and the trend could eventually turn into a crisis for Europe, a senior aid official said on Wednesday. Jan Egeland, general secretary of the Norwegian Refugee Council, visited the refugees this week in Kerman province in eastern Iran near …

Indian National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval discussed the situation in Afghanistan and bilateral security cooperation with his Iranian, Kazakh and Russian counterparts on the sidelines of a regional security meeting on Wednesday. Doval met Supreme Secretary of Iranian National Security Council Rear Admiral Ali Shamkhani, Chairman of Kazakhstan National Security Committee Karim Massimov and …

For a generation, too many injured survivors of the 1996 US military Bombing of the towers of Khobar in Saudi Arabia and their families suffered in near silence, barely remembered but forever hurt and damaged. The toll of the past 25 years for us and so many others has been excruciating: life-changing physical injuries, post-traumatic …

Colombian Defense Minister Diego Molano has sparked new controversy after describing Iran as a “common enemy” in a controversial Israeli statement that dragged Ivan Duc’s government into international relations. During Duke’s official visit to Jerusalem, Molano’s statements included the president’s agreement with his Israeli envoy, Isaac Herzog. Extension of military contracts, cybersecurity, border and space …

AFTER PAKISTAN’s refusal last week, China cited “timing issues” to signal that it will not participate in the Delhi Regional Security Dialogue on Afghanistan on November 10, sources told The Indian Express. While the two neighbors have chosen to stay away, the other key countries in the region – Russia, Iran, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan …

UN Security Council denounces drone attack on Iraqi prime minister UNITED NATIONS – The UN Security Council strongly condemns an assassination attempt against Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi and calls on the perpetrators to answer for their actions. In a press release, the 15 council members “condemned in the strongest terms” the attack over the …

In a rapid operation Monday during the main phase of the joint exercise, codenamed Zolfaqar-1400, Iranian Army “Arash” suicide drones traveled a long distance to reach targets with a high precision. Reconnaissance drones also patrolled the exercise area before army combat drones destroyed hypothetical enemy ships. According to a spokesperson for the exercise, the local …

The Iranian military has started its annual war games in a coastal area in the Gulf of Oman, state television reported on Sunday, less than a month before nuclear talks with the West. The report says navy and air force units as well as ground forces were participating in the exercise in an area of …

Amputation of Lebanon from Arab world gives victory to Iran The ridiculous Lebanese Foreign Minister Abdullah Bou Habib’s dismissive response to the GCC’s proposals to deal with the latest crisis was: “If they just want Hezbollah’s head on a plate, we can’t give them that.” He also ridiculously accused Saudi Arabia of flooding the Gulf …

Many observers in Iran and abroad are increasingly frustrated by Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi’s reluctance to resume talks to revive the 2015 nuclear deal, the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), which was halted in June due to Iranian presidential elections. However, this hesitation could end as soon as Iran announces that it will declare …

In comments at a press conference on Saturday, Iranian Army Deputy Chief for Coordination Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari said preparations for the joint exercise, codenamed Zolfaqar-1400, had already completed and that the main stage of the exercise will begin on Sunday, November 7. The war game involves forces from the army, navy, air force and …

From traditional to abstract, Arab pavilions at Expo 2020 Dubai capture the imagination DUBAI: Universal exhibitions have a long and illustrious past, especially for their enduring contributions to urban horizons and architectural world premieres. The Eiffel Tower and the Chicago Ferris Wheel are two of the most recognizable examples. Despite these permanent contributions, the exhibits …

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) – Vietnam was seeking more information on Thursday about a Vietnamese tanker that was seized at gunpoint last month by Iranian soldiers in the Gulf of Oman, while promising to ensure the safety and humane treatment of the ship’s crew. On October 24, powerful Iranian Revolutionary Guard paramilitary troops seized control of …

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has acknowledged a massive cyber attack that disrupted gas stations across the country, blaming it on an anonymous country that is allegedly seeking to create unrest and disruption. The attack disabled a system that allows consumers to purchase subsidized fuel with government-issued electronic cards. The semi-official ISNA news agency reported that …

Poor Tim Lenderking. In February, the veteran US diplomat – one of the State Department’s best and brightest hands in the Middle East – shot the short straw and was appointed the Biden administration’s special envoy to Yemen. Since then, not only has he been entrusted with the unenviable task of negotiating an end to …

Professor Charged with Iran Sanctions Violations Seeks Release to DC Condo Colleague By Matthew Russell Lee, PatreonBBC – gUK – Honduras – ESPN FEDERAL COURT, November 3 – An Iranian professor accused of violating US Iranian sanctions requested his provisional release in the District of the District of Columbia on November 3. Inner City Press …

Tehran’s continued nuclear weapons development jeopardizes relaunch of 2015 Iran deal, Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney says Jerusalem post ahead of his meeting with his Israeli counterpart Yair Lapid on the issue on Wednesday. “There is a real-time consideration here,” he told the newspaper a day earlier of the deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive …

Iranian media claim that the Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps humiliated the United States in a one-time operation meant to prevent “piracy” against Iranian oil. Iran claims that the United States banned an Iranian tanker and confiscated the oil and that Iran then sent its IRGC and landed on an oil tanker using helicopters and …

CHICAGO: Palestinian Christian Said Khoury was praying in the iconic Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem when drops of water fell on his head from the roof above. Maybe it was a signal from God, or just a coincidence as the rains hit the Christian town that day in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, but it …

By Brian Dowling (Nov 2, 2021, 5:04 p.m. EDT) – An Iranian-American dental professor at the University of Southern California on Tuesday urged a federal judge in Boston to give him the six-week prison sentence he had negotiated with “Varsity Blues,” noting that he pleaded guilty to a tax charge rather than crimes of corruption …

TEHRAN, Iran – Hackers attempted to seize an Iranian tanker in the Gulf of Aden in the second such incident in a fortnight, Iranian ISNA news agency reported on Tuesday. The ship was heading for the Bab el-Mandeb Strait at the entrance to the Red Sea when six pirates aboard four ships attempted to board …

A PUBLIC JUSTICE between sworn enemies Israel and Iran comes as no surprise. But what was unusual this time was that the confrontation occurred between their representatives in India. The trigger ? Israeli Ambassador to India Naor Gilon called Iran “the region’s greatest destabilizer” on Thursday. A day later, the Iranian Embassy in Delhi responded …

Heading north on I-35, Trooper Hanger spotted a 1977 Mercury Grand Marquis without a license plate. Its driver was Timothy J. McVeigh who, about 90 minutes earlier, had detonated a truck full of explosives in front of the federal building in Oklahoma City, killing 168 people in what was then the worst act of terrorism …

CAIRO, November 1 (Reuters) – A Houthi ballistic missile attack on a mosque and religious school killed and injured 29 civilians, including women and children, in Yemen’s Marib province, the Minister of Information of the country in a statement posted on Twitter. . Two ballistic missiles were used in the attack on Sunday evening, the …

The US Treasury has imposed new sanctions on Iranian Revolutionaries (IRGC) as well as the IRGC Quds Force drone network and its responsible commanders. Four IRGC commanders including Yousef Aboutalebi, Saeed Aghajani, commander of the IRGC The Aerospace Force’s drone command Abdollah Mehrabi and Mohammad Mohammad Ebrahim Zargar Tehrani have been added to the sanctions …

BEIRUT: Pressure is mounting on Lebanese leaders to sack a minister whose comments on the war in Yemen have sparked a diplomatic row with Saudi Arabia, even as the minister at the center of the crisis said the government’s resignation was was not an option. The Kingdom, the United Arab Emirates, Kuwait and Bahrain recalled …

Activists launched three rockets on Saturday evening at the US embassy in the heavily fortified Green Zone of Baghdad, but they missed their mark, police said. All three were of the Katyusha type – a rail mounted rocket based on a Soviet design from the WWII era. They were fired from Bayaa District, a Shiite …

Over the past decade, Iran has been the source of 80% of Israel’s security problems. Besides the Lebanese terrorist group Hezbollah, which is under Iranian control, there are at least four other Iran-backed threats that Israel faces. The first is Iran’s attempt to establish a Hezbollah-like military force in Syria; the second is its attempts …

By Sara Avery I will never forget watching the daughter of a dear friend, normally an exuberant and fearless teenager, collapse in front of me on Skype upon hearing a thunderclap. She thought it was another bomb exploding in her neighborhood, part of the second war she was going through in her short years. It …

DUBAI: Gloria Halim, Cristina Polo, Sapna Venugopal and Bharti Rao come from very different backgrounds but they have one thing in common: they are all breast cancer survivors who came out of their battle with the disease with a new vision of life and a desire to help others. The four women, who are between …

The United States has also sanctioned a number of other individuals and companies linked to Iran’s unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) program. The sanctions come three months after the drone attack on the ship Mercer Street, which was off the coast of Oman at the time – an assault that escalated tensions in the region, sparked …

Israel’s new envoy to India, Naor Gilon, said that while the new Quad (Israel, United States, United Arab Emirates, India) was not against any country, one of the main factors in bringing the countries together was due to the instability caused by Iran in the region. Naor Gilon’s remarks sparked a strong reaction from the …

Arab politicians and mayors block highway to protest community crime Dozens of Arab-Israeli protesters block Israel’s central highway on Route 6 to protest the government’s alleged inaction to end the wave of crime in Arab towns and villages. Protesters leave Kafr Qara in central Israel in a convoy of vehicles to Jerusalem. Parliamentarians from the …

Last week’s drone attack on a military base in southern Syria that houses US forces was likely carried out at Iran’s request. Although the drones used in the attack were not launched from Iran, officials believe Iran provided the resource and encouraged the attack on al-Tanf outpost in Syria. At least five drones loaded with …

The Iranian High Council of Justice for Human Rights issued a statement denouncing the latest report of the United Nations special rapporteur on human rights on Iran. “The High Council for Human Rights strongly rejects and condemns Javid Rehman’s report on the human rights situation in Iran for not taking into account the facts on …

Engaging different types of close-range air targets with heat-seeking missiles is part of the bread and butter for every fighter pilot. It’s not that often, however, that we get to see this process put to the test, end to end, in a live fire environment. Now a video has emerged showing one of the world’s …

A US appeals court ruled on Friday that Turkish state-owned Halkbank could be prosecuted for violating US sanctions. The court rejected Halkbank’s offer to dismiss an indictment accusing the lender of helping Iran evade the measures. Aykan Erdemir, senior program director for Turkey at the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies (FDD) and a former …

TEHRAN, Iran – An apparent cyberattack caused major disruption at gas stations across Iran on Tuesday, just weeks before the second anniversary of the deadly protests against rising fuel prices. Motorists were forced to wait in long lines as those seeking to use government-issued cards, which many Iranians rely on to purchase subsidized fuel, were …

A “complex, coordinated and deliberate attack,” commented John Kirby, the Pentagon press secretary, on Monday. describes a recent drone assault on a US military outpost in Syria that helps train local allies to fight ISIS. It was made with up to five Iranian drones, launched by Iranian proxies, and conducted with the help and blessing …

As part of his trip to Georgia, Ukraine, Romania and the NATO summit in Brussels, Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin sign a memorandum of understanding on the Georgian initiative to strengthen defense and deterrence. Austin’s trip clearly focuses on the vitally important issues related to the security of the Black Sea, an issue of crucial importance …

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) – A cyber attack crippled gas stations across Iran on Tuesday, leaving angry motorists stranded in long lines. No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack, which rendered the government-issued electronic cards that many Iranians use to buy subsidized fuel at the pump unnecessary. It bore similarities to another attack …

GAZA CITY: The Gaza Strip may be off-limits to foreign foodies, but the coastal Palestinian enclave is full of seafood restaurants, many of which are owned by a local family whose culinary hook is their spicy fish tagine. matriarch. Munir Abu Hasira arrives at the Gaza Port fish market at dawn, but holds back as …

Iran is expanding uranium enrichment beyond the highly enriched 20% purity threshold at a Natanz plant where it is already enriching to 60%, but the new activity does not involve retaining the product, said Monday the UN nuclear watchdog. This move is likely to help Iran hone its knowledge of the enrichment process – something …

October 25 (Reuters) – The Syrian government said Israel carried out an attack in southern Syria on Monday, state media reported, in a border area where Israel has long been concerned about the presence of Israeli-backed groups. ‘Iran. The Israeli military declined to comment. A source from the Syrian Foreign Ministry said Israel had committed …

Times are changing ‘. Iranian leaders may not be fans of Bob Dylan, but his words are likely to resonate as they consider their next steps in Iraq, Iraqi Kurdistan, Lebanon and Azerbaijan. The same goes for Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The president’s brilliance as a staunch defender of Muslim causes, except when there …

Husband of Iranian-British detainee Zaghari-Ratcliffe goes on hunger strike The husband of British charity Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, detained for more than five years in Iran, has gone on a hunger strike again after a court ruled that she must spend another year in prison. Richard Ratcliffe begins his fast outside the British Government’s Foreign Office in …

In an interview with NBC News, the director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency, Rafael Mariano Grossi, said he had not been able to establish direct communication with the president’s new Iranian administration. Ebrahim Raeisi. “I never spoke to the new foreign minister,” Grossi said. “I hope I can have the opportunity to meet …

The head of the International Atomic Energy Agency said Iran’s watchdog surveillance program was no longer “intact” after Tehran refused requests to repair surveillance equipment damaged during a attack in June against an Iranian nuclear site blamed on Israel. The drone attack in June reportedly hit the Iran Centrifuge Technology Company, or TESA, in the …

In 2007, two American academics wrote a book on “The Israel Lobby and United States Foreign Policy,” denouncing Israeli-American relations. One of the authors, John Mearsheimer, then gave a strange talk focusing on Israel and American Jews. He spoke of “the future of Palestine, and by that I mean the future of the land between …

Posted: Oct 22, 2021 / 6:38 PM EDT / Update: Oct 22, 2021 / 6:38 PM EDT NEW YORK (AP) – A Turkish bank faces criminal charges for evading sanctions against Iran by processing billions of dollars in Iranian oil revenues, an appeals court ruled on Friday. The 2nd United States Court of Appeals upheld …

NEW YORK (AP) – A Turkish bank faces criminal charges for evading sanctions against Iran by processing billions of dollars in Iranian oil revenues, an appeals court ruled on Friday. The 2nd United States Court of Appeals upheld the decision of United States District Judge Richard M. Berman. An indictment issued in 2019 said the …

(MENAFN- Kashmir Observer) File photo of the Al Tanf garrison in southern Syria. Beirut: Unidentified drones struck positions near a US military garrison in a remote part of southeastern Syria, near the borders with Jordan and Iraq, media reported on Friday. A statement issued by the Pentagon said the strike on the al-Tanf base was …

By Orkhan Jalilov October 22, 2021 Iranian authorities issue notice warning against illegal entry of trucks into Azerbaijani territory. / MEHR News Agency The Iranian Road Maintenance and Transport Organization has warned logistics companies against illegal entry into Azerbaijani Karabakh region. He warned that Iranian transit trucks traveling from Iran via Armenia should only enter …

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) – Iranian hardliners, now back in charge, can regularly denounce the poisoning of Islamic society by Western culture, but in Tehran, Iranians are flocking to the museum of contemporary art to marvel at America Iconic soup cans by pop artist Andy Warhol. The circular floors of the Museum of Contemporary Art in …