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The Revolutionary Guards have threatened to strike more targets in Iraq if Baghdad “continues to allow Israel to use its territory” to launch attacks against Iran. In an interview with the Yemeni Al Masirah TV channel on Thursday, IRGC spokesman Ramezan Sharif claimed that Israel had used one of its bases in the Kurdistan region …

Wear face masks in Hong Kong on Tuesday. Two years after the declaration of the pandemic, the city is experiencing its worst outbreak to date.Credit…Dale De La Rey/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images The World Health Organization, often criticized for being too slow to declare in 2020 that a pandemic was underway, now declares – two …

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

Putin says he wants to ‘demilitarize’ Ukraine Russia and Ukraine blame each other for evacuation problems Up to 1.5 million refugees expected by Sunday evening US Secretary of State Blinken in Poland for crisis talks NATO says ‘no’ to no-fly zones over Ukraine LVIV/KIEV, Ukraine, March 5 (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin said on …

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

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 …

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

On December 9, 2017, Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi declared victory over the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). The US-led Coalition Against ISIS, together with the ground military campaigns of the Kurdish Peshmerga and the Iran-backed Shia Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF) militias, reclaimed Iraqi territory and pushed the Islamic State underground. These military …

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 …

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

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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

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

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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, …

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. …

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, …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 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 …

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 …

The bomb blast was the deadliest attack in the capital Damascus since 2017 A rare bombing of an army bus in Damascus and a bombing soon after of a rebel-controlled town in northwest Syria killed at least 27 people on Wednesday in the deadliest outbreak of violence for months. Two bombs planted on an army …

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 …

Israel has approved a budget of some 5 billion shekels ($ 1.5 billion) to be used to prepare the military for a possible strike against Iran’s nuclear program, Channel 12 reported on Monday. The NIS 5 billion budget consists of NIS 3 billion from the previous budget and an additional NIS 2 billion from the …

On October 8, a terrible destroy struck worshipers attending Friday noon prayers at the Gozar-e-Sayed Abad Mosque in the Khan Abad neighborhood of Bandar, the capital of Kunduz, one of Afghanistan’s largest cities in its northern belt. It is a mosque frequented by Shia Muslims, who were referred as “our compatriots” by Taliban spokesman Zabiullah …

BAGHDAD / JEDDAH: Turnout plunged to an all-time high in Iraq’s parliamentary elections on Sunday amid a widespread boycott by voters disillusioned with corruption, a crippled economy and failing public services. Election commission officials said the nationwide turnout of eligible voters was 19% at noon, up from 44.5% in the last election in 2018. Prime …

ADEN, October 10 (Reuters) – A car bomb targeting the governor’s convoy rocked the southern Yemen port city of Aden on Sunday, killing at least six people and injuring seven, the information minister said. on Twitter. Governor Ahmed Lamlas and Agriculture Minister Salem al-Suqatri, both members of a southern separatist group, survived a “terrorist assassination …

File photo: Headquarters of the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Cairo. Reuters The Saudi-led coalition fighting the Houthis in Yemen announced Wednesday that its defenses had intercepted a drone loaded with explosives, adding that it had injured four workers at the airport and shattered glass on some facades. In its statement, the ministry also …

Iranian dissidents warn the hardline regime’s use of drones to cause instability in the region, saying it is using technology – whose materials are imported from China – to make up for weaknesses in its military air. The National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI), a coordination group of Iranian resistance groups that oppose the …

Izvestia: Facebook crash flop cost businesses nearly $ 1 billion The outage of Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp, which occurred on October 4, resulted in financial losses for global companies to the tune of almost $ 1 billion, and in Russia they exceeded 400 million rubles (5 , $ 52 million), experts told Izvestia. The blackout …

FM Prince Faisal said the fourth round of negotiations between the two Middle Eastern rivals took place on September 21. Saudi Arabia held talks with regional rival Tehran last month as talks to ease tensions continue under Iranian conservative President Ebrahim Raisi. Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud said on Sunday that …

In the ongoing battle with the United Nations nuclear watchdog, Iran has told the International Atomic Energy Agency that it will allow access to its nuclear facilities once attacks on them cease. According to the Tasnim News Agency, Khazem Garibadadi, Iran’s representative to international organizations in Vienna, said: “If the agency wants to conduct inspections, …

There is a fundamental disconnect at the heart of the Biden administration’s strategy to prevent Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons. The United States has tried, so far unsuccessfully, to persuade Iran to resume compliance with the 2015 nuclear deal (the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action), and is more than ready to reverse that deal afterwards. …

The long political and judicial standoff between the US government / DOJ and Huawei / China came to an abrupt end last week when Wanzhou Meng, chief financial officer of Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. appeared in Brooklyn Federal District Court and entered into a Deferred Prosecution Agreement (DPA) and admitted misleading global financial institutions. Meng …

Here’s the good news: Unless something extreme and dramatic happens, we won’t see Israeli F-35s or F-15s take off in the next two years to attack Iranian nuclear facilities. It may sound contradictory, but it is not. Iran remains the threat it has been for 20 years, constantly straddling the nuclear threshold while playing with …

WASHINGTON, DC: “Have hope, stay strong, you are loved somewhere.” These are the words of American schoolchildren, handwritten on colored paper and displayed thousands of miles away to boys and girls in areas besieged by Syrian rebels. Hope may seem scarce in Syria, but thanks to a group of dedicated activists in the United States …

TEHRAN – Syrian Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad welcomed any initiative aimed at strengthening relations between Iran and Arab countries In an interview with pan-Arab satellite television channel Al Mayadeen on Sunday, Syria’s top diplomat said his government supports efforts to integrate countries in the region. He said Iran has always supported the Arabs and sided …

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. …

TEHRAN – In his September 21, 2021 address to the United Nations General Assembly, US President Joe Biden remarkably asserted that for the first time in two decades the United States was “not at war” and proposed a new era of diplomacy and partnerships to address perceived threats and end the rigorous use of military …

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau hugged two Canadians who landed in Canada on Saturday in what amounted to a high-stakes prisoner swap involving China, the United States and Canada. Trudeau greeted Canadians Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor after their plane landed in Calgary, Alta., Early Saturday. The men were arrested in China in December 2018, shortly …

According to the United Nations refugee agency, at least 35,400 Afghan refugees have arrived in Iran, Pakistan and Tajikistan since January 1. Tens of thousands of Afghans in neighboring countries are believed to be in need of international refugee protection, having sought refuge there after the Taliban seized control of Afghanistan last month, according to …

Saudi King Salman speaks in a pre-recorded video during the United Nations General Assembly via a live broadcast in New York, United States on Wednesday, September 22, 2021. Image Credit: Bloomberg Abu Dhabi: King Salman of Saudi Arabia on Wednesday expressed hope that the kingdom’s direct talks with Iran will lead to the establishment of …

Wed Sep 22, 2021 Iran “won” the war against Iraq but at a heavy price IranSource through Barbara Slavin, Abbas Kadhim A man wears a mask with images of Iranian Quds Force Commander-in-Chief Qassem Soleimani and Iraqi militia commander Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, who were killed in a US airstrike, in Kerbala, Iraq , October 7, …

Tehran finances terrorism, poses a global threat and must never be allowed to procure nuclear weapons, the Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday in response to the speech by new Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA ). “Raisi continues to deceive the international community with a speech filled with lies and …

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 …

Covid-19 cases in India: Active Covid cases have fallen to 309,575. New Delhi: India added 26,115 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, bringing the total infections to 3,35,054,534, while active cases fell to 3,09,575, the lowest in 184 days, according to the health ministry of the Union. The death toll rose to 4,45,385 with 252 …

British, Chinese, French, German and Russian ministers will not meet Iran at the United Nations this week to discuss a return to nuclear talks, the Union’s foreign policy chief told reporters on Monday. European, Josep Borrell. Diplomats were tentatively planning a ministerial meeting of the parties to the 2015 nuclear deal on Wednesday on the …

WASHINGTON (AP) – In a major easing of travel restrictions in the event of a pandemic, the United States said on Monday it would allow foreigners to enter the country this fall if they have proof of vaccination and a COVID test -19 negative – changes replacing a mishmash of rules that had sidelined many …

New Foreign Secretary Liz Truss to tell Iranian counterpart UK ‘is not going to give up’ fight for UK dual nationals to be detained by state household, Cabinet minister said . Ms Truss is due to meet Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian at the United Nations General Assembly in New York on Monday, where the …

UNITED NATIONS, September 17 (Reuters) – US Secretary of State Antony Blinken does not plan to meet his new Iranian counterpart next week at the annual gathering of world leaders at the United Nations in New York, US Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield said on Friday . Indirect talks between Iran and the United States in Vienna …

MOSCOW – Apple and Google have removed an app to coordinate the protest vote in this weekend’s Russian elections in the country on Friday, a blow to opponents of President Vladimir V. Putin and a demonstration of the limits of Silicon Valley when it comes to resisting the crackdown on dissent around the world. The …

Photo for reference only. Image Credit: REUTERS NICOSIA: Amnesty International has condemned Iran’s “climate of impunity” for deaths in custody despite reports of over 70 such cases over the past decade. Iranian authorities have not reported on at least 72 deaths in custody since January 2010, despite credible reports that they were the result of …

TEHRAN (AP) – Iran admitted on Wednesday that it removed several surveillance cameras installed by United Nations nuclear inspectors at a centrifuge assembly site that was the subject of a mysterious attack earlier this year. The country’s nuclear program chief Mohammad Eslami has sought to present the removal of the cameras as Tehran’s response to …

Passengers disembark from a Mahan Air flight at Kabul airport on September 15. AFP Photo TEHRAN: Iran has resumed commercial flights to Afghanistan, a month after the Taliban invaded Kabul last month and toppled the government. “Today, Mahan Air flew passengers between Mashhad and Kabul airport”, Fars News Agency reported, referring to Iran’s second largest …

TEHRAN – An Iranian diplomat on Saturday accused the United States of being responsible for the current situation in Afghanistan, saying the unrest in the Central Asian country was the result of 20 years of American occupation. Rasoul Mousavi, director general for West Asia at Iran’s foreign ministry, said the answer to America’s “daydreams” about …

A missile attack blamed by the government on Houthi rebels in Yemen on Saturday targeted a key port used to deliver humanitarian aid to the war-torn country. The port of Mokha on the Red Sea in southwest Yemen is the headquarters of government forces in the region. “Three Houthi missiles and drones targeted the port …

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 …

In return to power in Kabul Over the weekend, the Taliban demonstrated both the success of a lightning military offensive against the then Afghan government, as well as their remarkable resilience in the face of assaults from the world’s most powerful military for 20 years . When they were driven out of Kabul in November …

Tehran is sending increasingly complex weapons to Houthi rebels in Yemen even as Iranian officials engage in separate talks with the United States and Saudi Arabia over reducing tensions in the region, a senior official said on Tuesday. of the Pentagon. “In the context of Yemen, we have seen more Houthi attacks launched against Saudi …

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Monday that Washington is convinced Iran bears responsibility for the attack on the ship Mercer Street that took place off the coast of Oman last month and called on the community international to hold Tehran to account. UNITED NATIONS (UrduPoint News / Sputnik – August 9, 2021) …

Day three of salvos in a theater of long-standing conflict Projectiles hit open ground, suggesting no desire for war Tension mounts after Gulf tanker attack Israel and Hezbollah fought a month-long war 15 years ago TEL AVIV / BEIRUT, Aug.6 (Reuters) – The Iranian-backed Lebanese group Hezbollah fired rockets at Israeli forces on Friday, prompting …

Photo: TM Turkey has made progress on its plan to build a wall on its Iranian border in an effort to prevent illegal crossings, migrant smuggling and smuggling activities, Turkish Minute reported, citing the Turkish service. Euronews. Installation of a three-kilometer section of the modular wall has been completed and a 110-kilometer-long ditch has been …

At an online conference hosted on June 24 by the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI), human rights experts and legal scholars discussed the implications of Ebrahim Raisi as president of the Iranian regime. They also weighed in on the role the international community must play in ending the culture of impunity of criminals …

welcome to Foreign police‘s South Asia Brief. Highlights of the week: Why The next Afghan refugee crisis could be unprecedented, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi designs his biggest cabinet reshuffle since taking office, and Bangladesh extends its COVID-19 containment. If you would like to have South Asia Brief delivered to your inbox every Thursday, please …

When it comes to national security powers, most presidential mandates stem from law, creating an avalanche of questions about the parameters of those powers delegated to the president by Congress. As a result, the US president assumes various roles, which is called presidential power. The means to achieve an equal power balance may lie in …

Israeli private intelligence group The Intel Lab on Saturday released satellite photos of what it says was damage from a reported drone attack on an Iranian nuclear facility last month. Iran claimed to have foiled the June 23 attack on the Karaj site, but Israeli media reported that the facility – which was allegedly used …

Iranian Ambassador to the United Nations Majid Takht-Ravanchi addresses the media outside the Security Council Chambers at the UN Headquarters in New York, United States, June 24, 2019. REUTERS / Shannon Stapleton DUBAI, July 3 (Reuters) – Iran on Saturday denied US accusations that Tehran supported attacks on US forces in Iraq and Syria, and …

The Russian Defense Ministry hosted the 9th Moscow Conference on International Security (MCIS) from June 22-24. As some 600 defense and diplomatic nations gathered in the capital to discuss global security concerns, Russian officials took to the international stage to brag about their country’s military intervention in Syria. Security Council Secretary Nikolay Patrushev claimed the …

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken’s multinational trip to Europe brings him to Italy on Sunday for several days of meetings with top Italian leaders, Pope Francis, Group of 20 leaders and ministerial-level officials. After being warmly received in France and Germany, Blinken left Paris on Sunday for Rome, where he meets Italy’s foreign minister, …

The United Nations Special Envoy for Syria calls on international leaders to resume talks aimed at ending the 10-year Syrian conflict between opposition forces allied with the United States and the Russian-backed Syrian government. © Getty Images UN envoy calls for resumption of talks on war in Syria In his remarks to the UN Security …

Back to 2015 The JCPOA deal is at risk if Tehran does not make concessions during talks, US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken said. The United States and France have warned Iran that time is running out to return to a nuclear deal, expressing fears that Tehran’s sensitive atomic activities may progress if talks drag …

(Bloomberg) – Even as Russia gathered more than 100,000 troops on Ukraine’s borders in April, Andriy Zagorodnyuk was convinced that President Vladimir Putin would not go to war. The former defense minister in Kiev, who had also spent years on plans to modernize the Ukrainian military, felt Putin knew an invasion wouldn’t be a walk …

Prime Minister Naftali Bennett appeared to allude to Israel’s role in recent attack on Iranian nuclear site during a speech Thursday at a graduation ceremony for Israeli Air Force pilots . “Our enemies know – not by statements, but by actions – that we are much more determined and much smarter, and that we do …

To understand the likely and unlikely results of the snap parliamentary elections in Iraq, scheduled for October, we need to understand both who is running and who is voting. Although these early elections were a response to the requests of the October 2019 protest movement, they are likely to be boycotted by the same activists …

TEHRAN, Iran – Iran’s only nuclear power plant has suffered an unexplained temporary emergency shutdown, state television reported on Sunday. An official of the national electricity company Tavanir, Gholamali Rakhshanimehr, said on a talk show that the closure of the Bushehr plant began on Saturday and would last “from three to four days”. Without further …