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Iran sanctions 15 US firms, citing Israel ties and 'human rights'

1 hour 42 min ago

Tehran's move came two days after the US imposed sanctions on 30 foreign companies or individuals for transferring sensitive technology to Iran for its missile program.

US military official to JPost: ISIS is in its death throes, but still a ruthless enemy

Sat, 03/25/2017 - 12:37

In an exclusive interview with the 'Post,' Brig. Gen. William A. Turner discussed efforts to defeat ISIS, who are operating from within densely populated areas in Iraq.

Egypt's former leader Mubarak freed, six years after overthrow

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 06:34

Mubarak was initially arrested in April 2011, two months after leaving office.

British MP: Iran is trying to threaten Israel by establishing a second front in Syria

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 07:48

Labor MP Joan Ryan used the stage she was provided with at a parliamentary debate on Iranian influence in the Middle East to warn of Iran's mounting threats against the Jewish state.

Ten Egyptian soldiers killed in Sinai fighting

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 06:27

Security forces also killed 15 people and arrested seven others during a raid which targeted "highly dangerous terrorists" in the central Sinai area.

London's ramming attack marks the new, go-to method of choice of today's terrorists

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 02:04

As London continues to reel from Wednesday's attack that claimed the lives of four, a terror method the Middle East has long been afflicted with appears to be on the rise: vehicular attacks.

Family of missing CIA consultant Robert Levinson sues Iran in US court

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 10:32

Over the years, the State Department and the White House have noted the anniversary, but the FBI has not weighed in.

Scorched earth: If Islamic State can't have it, no one can

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 07:52

Islamic State has caused about $30 billion in damage to Iraqi infrastructure since 2014, an adviser to the Iraqi government on infrastructure told Reuters.

Watch: The latest trend Egyptians are using to vent fury

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 09:58

Cairo rage room provides outlet for stress.

Mossad chief: Iran is main threat to Israel with or without nuclear deal

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 05:54

"As long as the current regime exists, with the nuclear agreement or without it, Iran will continue to serve as the main threat to Israel's security."

Syrian President Assad: We're counting on Russia to prevent a conflict with Israel

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 15:23

Syrian Preisdent Bashar al-Assad said Monday that he expected to see Moscow play a crucial role in preventing a future conflict with Israel, days after Syria targeted Israel with a ballistic missile.

The young Gazan who overcame illness amid falling in love with clowning

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 13:29

Abu Shaaban, a medical clown from central Gaza, was inspired to work as a medical clown after first receiving treatment Israel as a cancer patient.

Iran loses thousands, 10 generals in Syria-Iraq wars

Sun, 03/19/2017 - 14:38

A report released by the Meir Amit Intelligence and Terrorism Information Center assesses that Iran has lost thousands of fighters and more than 10 generals while engaging in the Syria-Iraq wars.

Lebanese TV reporter urges Israel to take out Hezbollah leader Nasrallah

Sun, 03/19/2017 - 12:50

Maria Maalouf, a controversial and outspoken Lebanese television reporter, tweeted that Israel should rid the world of Hassan Nasrallah and urged the country to execute an aerial attack targeting Hezbollah's leader.

Abbas on regional tour ahead of Arab Summit

Sun, 03/19/2017 - 11:23

Abbas and Qatari Emir talk Fatah-Hamas reconciliation; Sisi and Palestinian leader to try to mend differences.

Hamas court sentences two Gaza drug dealers to death

Sun, 03/19/2017 - 08:11

The ruling is the first such punishment handed down by the Palestinian judiciary in a narcotics case.

Egypt's Sisi expected to meet with Trump in DC ahead of Abbas visit

Sun, 03/19/2017 - 04:41

The trip will be the Egyptian president's first US state visit since being elected in 2014 as former US president Barack Obama had never extended an invitation.

Germany MPs investigate pro-Hezbollah academic Finkelstein

Sat, 03/18/2017 - 15:28

Merkel government criticized lectures for possible antisemitism.

Colossal statue found in Egypt likely mistaken for pharaoh of Exodus

Fri, 03/17/2017 - 11:02

If new suspicions are confirmed, this would be the largest statue of its period ever discovered.