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Nantoo BanerjeeThe Russian attack on Ukraine seems to have given a wake-up call to countries in Europe and Asia to drastically increase their annual defense spending to protect themselves from possible external aggression. Given the worrying security situation in Europe, a number of countries, including Germany, Sweden, Romania, Latvia, Finland, the Netherlands and Belgium, have …

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

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran has likely suffered another failed launch of a rocket carrying a satellite as it tries to reinvigorate a program criticized by the West, even as Tehran faces negotiations last-minute deal with world powers to salvage his tattered nuclear deal in Vienna. On Sunday, satellite images from Maxar Technologies …

Family members claim Iranian activist disappeared after criticizing bill proposed by hardliners to implement highly restrictive internet policies ByThe Associated Press February 26, 2022, 1:13 p.m. • 3 minute read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — An Iranian activist has disappeared after criticizing a radical bill aimed at implementing …

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 In this fluctuating balance of power, traditional alliances have crumbled and been replaced by novel but ephemeral alliances.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 …

ANKARA: Iran has stepped up its long-running cyber campaign against Turkey through state-sponsored hackers, who have been targeting prominent government and private websites in the country since November 2021. Experts believe the enhanced cyberattack is a backlash against Turkey’s attempts to normalize relations with countries such as the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia and Israel. …

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

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

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – A fire has broken out at a military base in western Iran, state-linked media reported on Monday, the latest in a series of fires and other incidents. affecting the country’s infrastructure in recent months. The fire broke out at a warehouse full of motor oil and flammable materials at a …

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 …

Crude oil storage tanks are seen from above at the Cushing Petroleum Center in Cushing, Oklahoma March 24, 2016. Picture taken March 24, 2016. REUTERS/Nick Oxford Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Washington warns of imminent Russian invasion of Ukraine Britain’s Johnson tells allies he fears for Europe’s security Saudi Arabia and …

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

Israel will investigate allegations that police illegally used local spyware that gained notoriety abroad against its own citizens. The government will form a committee to examine a series of reports from Calcalist, a Hebrew-language business daily, that law enforcement officials used NSO Group’s Pegasus software without a court order to gain access to citizens’ phones …

Iran’s Khalij Fars single-stage ballistic missile Iran “wants some type of deal” on its nuclear program as a way to lift sanctions on the regime, but Tehran sees its ballistic missile arsenal “as their crown jewels” not to be negotiated, the official said. senior US commander in the Middle East. Thusday. Gen. Kenneth McKenzie, head …

One plausibility is that Iran no longer has the influence it had over the Houthis and does not currently control the narrative. But that still doesn’t explain why Iran-backed Iraqi militias should now target the Saudis. It is therefore also entirely possible that, even if on the one hand Iran engages in talks with its …

The drone attack by a little-known armed group in Iraq against the United Arab Emirates (UAE) this week has raised questions about Baghdad’s involvement in regional tensions between Iran-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen and the Saudi-led coalition. Alwiyat al-Waad al-Haq (AWH), or the True Promise Brigades, claimed responsibility for the strike against the United Arab …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 [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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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, …

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, …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

An archive photo of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad | Communal room Text size: A- A + New Delhi: The conflict in Syria has taken a new turn in recent months: after a decade of pariah, the government of Bashar al-Assad is now renewing ties with its neighbors, even as civil war continues to ravage the …

Since the withdrawal of the Americans from Afghanistan, it has become clear that everyone is holding their breath. This is exactly what Recep Tayyip Erdogan is doing these days. Ten years have passed since his war against Syria; however, he has so far failed to achieve any fulfillment towards his 2023 dreams. In fact, Erdogan …

Despite his promises to put “America first”, Donald Trump’s foreign policy in the Middle East has prioritized the interests of regimes like Saudi Arabia, Turkey and Israel – nations ready to take advantage of their close ties with the elites in Washington, DC, to get what they want. And they got what they wanted: a …

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) – Iran wants you to put politics aside and marvel at its ornate carpets. Syria wants you to forget about its brutal war and discover the world’s first alphabet. Yemen, on the brink of famine, is very excited about its honey and coffee. Welcome to Expo 2020 Dubai, the premier …

United Arab Emirates Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash speaks at an event at Chatham House in London, Britain, July 17, 2017. REUTERS / Neil Hall DUBAI, October 3 (Reuters) – The United Arab Emirates is trying to manage long-standing rivalries with Iran and Turkey through dialogue to avoid any further confrontation in …

There was a time in the not-so-distant past when Syrian strongman Bashar al-Assad was ostracized from the world community and looked down upon as a man who would literally do anything – starve, shell, bomb, torture and gas – to stay in the presidential palace. The Assad government’s war strategy boiled down to a flawless …

As news of the conference spread, the Iraqi government and authorities in the predominantly Sunni province of Anbar issued arrest warrants for at least six Iraqis who they said were involved in the conference, although a warrant was subsequently withdrawn. Other participants were dismissed from their government posts. At several checkpoints between Baghdad and Anbar …

White House National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan speaks at a White House press briefing in June. Sullivan is traveling to Saudi Arabia today to meet with Crown Prince Mohamed bin Salman as the United States tries to pressure the kingdom to move towards a ceasefire in its multi-year war against the Houthi rebels in Yemen. …

Bennett’s UN speech will call for action against Iran, not focus on Palestinians Prime Minister Naftali Bennett will discuss Iran’s nuclear program at some length in his first address to the United Nations General Assembly tomorrow morning, sending a message that the time has come for concrete action to stop Tehran, a senior official said. …

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) – Iran’s new president has criticized US sanctions imposed on his country as a mechanism of war, using his first UN speech since taking the oath to forcefully denounce Washington’s policies in the region and the growing political schism within America. President Ebrahim Raisi on Tuesday presented a much more …

The Treasury Department’s Offices of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”) continue to run in 2021 and have added another tech company to their target list. NewTek, Inc. (“NewTek”), a software vendor that develops and supplies live production and 3D animation hardware and software, has agreed to pay $ 189,483 to settle 52 violations of the US …

A security guard stands in front of the Mahshahr petrochemical plant in Khuzestan province, 1032 km (641 miles) southwest of Tehran, September 28, 2011. REUTERS / Raheb Homavandi / File Photo The United States imposed sanctions after leaving the nuclear pact in 2018 Sanctions hit crude sales, but not petrochemicals and fuels Iran now derives …

Photo courtesy of AFC. AFC: Kuala Lumpur (September 16, 2021) The Islamic Republic of Iran is the top-ranked Asian men’s team in the latest FIFA World Ranking released on Thursday. IR Iran replaced Japan at the top of the Asian standings after their perfect start to the AFC Asian qualifiers – Road to Qatar earlier …

(Photo by Hoshang Hashimi / AFP / Getty Images.) The era ushered in by 9/11 made theological terms such as Sunni, Shiite, Jihad, Sharia, and Salafi colloquial words, and spawned a nation of armchair experts on the intricacies of sectarianism and Islamic doctrine. . Claiming expertise is a privilege to live in a free country. …

September 11 paved the way for America’s “global war on terror”. Al-Qaeda’s attacks on September 11, 2001 against the military and economic symbols of the world’s leading power were to trigger a global American response. The attacks sparked outbursts of sympathy and solidarity around the world, even from countries hostile to the United States. The …

GENEVA – UN human rights experts say the international community is abandoning millions of Yemeni civilians to a life of intolerable suffering and despair as Yemen enters its seventh year of endless civil war. The statement comes as the three-member United Nations Group of Eminent International and Regional Experts on Yemen presents its findings ahead …

The US Navy’s 5th Fleet based in the Middle East will launch a new task force that integrates aerial, sail and submarine drones after years of maritime attacks linked to continuing tensions with Iran. Navy officials have not identified the systems they will introduce from their headquarters in the island nation of Bahrain in the …

The Liberian flag tanker Mercer Street was passing through the Gulf of Oman on July 29, bound for the United Arab Emirates, when it was attacked by two delta-winged drones packed with explosives. The surprised crew made several distress calls. But before help could arrive, a third drone struck the wheelhouse in the early morning …

BAGHDAD, Aug. 25 (Reuters) – Iraq has invited Iran and Arab enemies in the Gulf of Tehran to a summit in Baghdad in an effort to ease tensions that have drawn them closer to open conflict in recent years. Officials say the meeting, which will also discuss the war in Yemen, the collapse of Lebanon …

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – The guard of a control room in the infamous Iranian prison of Evin draws attention one by one, the monitors in front of him suddenly turn off and display something very different from the surveillance footage that he was watching. “Cyberattack” flashes the monitors. Other guards gather, brandishing their cell …

Iran’s foreign ministry has denied that any member of the Iranian forces or an Iranian citizen was killed in Yemen. The denial is interesting because there wasn’t a lot of attention given to this story, so questions arise as to why Iran would deny something that no one else knew. Iran may be trying to …

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) – Iranians are suffering from a new wave of the coronavirus pandemic – the worst in their country to date – and anger is growing over images of Westerners vaccinated without face masks on the internet or the television while they remain unable to get the shots. Iran, like much …

“Five to six armed Iranians” hijacked the tanker in the Gulf off the coast of the United Arab Emirates, according to recorded radio traffic, AP reported Wednesday. The radio traffic was obtained by Argus Media, a commodity pricing company, according to AP. A conversation between the crew members can be heard in radio traffic, with …

FUJAIRAH, United Arab Emirates – Hijackers who captured a vessel off the coast of the United Arab Emirates in the Gulf of Oman left the targeted vessel on Wednesday, the British Navy reported, as radio traffic The tape appeared to reveal a crew member on board saying Iranian gunmen stormed the asphalt tanker. The incident …

The shift in Washington is undeniable: the Middle East is no longer an absolute priority for the United States. The US withdrawal from the wider region is evident in the departure of troops from Afghanistan and the reduction in US military commitments in Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait and Saudi Arabia, as well as an increased focus …

A series of leaks over the past week gives the impression that Israel is once again on the verge of launching an air assault on Iranian nuclear facilities. In coordinated reports on two television stations, journalists revealed that the IDF is once again stepping up its preparations for a possible strike against Iran – and …

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) – Protesters angry over water shortages marched through a troubled, oil-rich province in southwest Iran on Thursday evening and police reportedly fired weapons to disperse the crowds , showed videos online. It was not immediately clear whether anyone had been injured or arrested during protests in several towns in Khuzestan …

Four Iranian nationals have been accused of attempting to kidnap Iranian-American human rights activist and journalist Masih Alinejad in New York City and return her to Iran for imprisonment Four Iranian nationals were charged Tuesday with conspiring to kidnap a journalist in New York and smuggle her out of the country to Iran, the Justice …

Drones are increasingly transforming warfare, and their emerging use as a tactical and strategic weapon has long-term ramifications for politics. For example, the use of the MQ-1 Predator and MQ-9 Reaper drones helped define the United States’ role in Afghanistan, a role that now appears to be coming to an end. At the same time, …

Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan receives Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman at the Presidential Airport in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates on November 27, 2019. WAM / Handout via REUTERS DUBAI, July 5 (Reuters) – Rare public disagreements between the UAE and Saudi Arabia over OPEC policy point to growing …

For the fourth consecutive World Cup qualifying campaign, the Socceroos were pitted against Asian powerhouse Japan. Australia were drawn Thursday in Group B for the third qualifying round with Samurai Blue, Vietnam, Oman, China and Saudi Arabia. It comes after Japan and Australia faced off in the same qualifying phase on the road to the …

On Thursday morning at NRB 2021, Joel Rosenberg, editor-in-chief of ALL ISRAEL NEWS, interviewed Mike Pompeo, former CIA director and secretary of state under the Trump administration. The two discussed Israel and the Middle East, the Abrahamic accords and international religious freedom. Where Christianity, Islam, and Judaism all originated, the Middle East does not present …

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) – Iranian President-elect said on Monday that he would not meet with President Joe Biden or negotiate over Tehran’s ballistic missile program and support for regional militias, sticking to a uncompromising position after his landslide victory last time around. the election of the week. Judicial chief Ebrahim Raisi also described …

TEHRAN – An assistant research professor of Gulf politics at Qatar University says Saudi Arabia’s ill-informed approach to Yemen has turned the war in Yemen into a nightmare in modern Saudi history. “The lack of a uniform approach by the GCC, which has prevented the Saudi objective of converting the war in Yemen into a …

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – As Iranian state television showed people streaming their votes on Friday and presenters congratulated them for coming to vote, very different scenes unfolded on the streets of Tehran, where many polling stations seemed relatively empty. Amid mounting anger and apathy over a presidential vote in favor of Ebrahim Raisi, the …