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Iran calls on Trump to address Iranians with respect, not threat of war

3 hours 27 min ago

On Sunday, Trump tweeted: "If Iran wants to fight, that will be the official end of Iran. Never threaten the United States again!"

Why is Twitter helping Al-Jazeera hide evidence of Holocaust denial video?

6 hours 3 min ago

(MEMRI) tweeted a version of the video with sub-titles. “Holocaust denial on Al-Jazeera Network: Israel is biggest winner from Holocaust, it uses the same justification to annihilate Palestinians"

Iranian commander: We are ready to confront the enemy

8 hours 45 min ago

He claimed that the country’s northwestern region was prepared for any attacks.

Whodunit? The rocket fired near the U.S. embassy in Baghdad

9 hours 48 min ago

The question for the US now is whether the rocket fired at the Green Zone was an attack and who carried it out. It took place after darkness fell in Baghdad on May 19.

Palestinian PM: We weren't consulted about U.S.-led economic conference

9 hours 50 min ago

The official did not provide details regarding the political part of the plan.

The battle for Idlib province

Sun, 05/19/2019 - 17:42

Latest Syrian government offensive creating new refugees, has potential for increasing tensions with Turkey

Katyusha rocket falls near U.S. Embassy in Central Baghdad, no injuries

Sun, 05/19/2019 - 15:05

a blast was heard in central Baghdad on Sunday night, Reuters witnesses said and two Baghdad-based diplomatic sources also said they heard the explosion.

Christian leaders: Palestinian Authority must investigate church attacks

Sun, 05/19/2019 - 13:39

“We pray in solidarity with this church and for the repentance of the aggressors,” the organization said in its statement.

Saudi Arabia says it seeks to avert war, ball in Iran's court

Sun, 05/19/2019 - 11:38

Iran has denied involvement in either operation, which come as Washington and the Islamic Republic spar over sanctions and the US military presence in the region.

Houthi drone attacks in Saudi Arabia: Might we see more?

Sun, 05/19/2019 - 11:30

Drones are relatively simple to manufacture and use, and for countries like Saudi Arabia, which apparently has a long way to go in fine-tuning its radar, they are relatively difficult to detect.

Blast injures South African tourists near Egypt's Giza pyramids - sources

Sun, 05/19/2019 - 10:44

A third security source said the bus was carrying 25 South African tourists from the airport to the pyramids area, and that four Egyptians in a nearby car were also injured by broken glass.

Turkey keeps talking about building an S-500 system with Russia

Sun, 05/19/2019 - 05:02

Turkey has mentioned the mysterious S-500 system before.

Al-Jazeera video questions Holocaust, claims 'Zionists benefit'

Sun, 05/19/2019 - 03:47

Network takes down AJ+ Arabic content after Friday video questioned number of Jews killed in the Holocaust and claimed Jewish organizations seek to manipulate suffering to gain attention.

U.S. sanctions are limiting Iran’s ability to fund Hezbollah – report

Sun, 05/19/2019 - 03:25

Speaking to several Hezbollah officials, The Washington Post revealed how the Lebanese terrorist group has been forced to make cuts.

Saudi Arabia invites Arab states to emergency summits

Sat, 05/18/2019 - 20:24

The invitation comes after four commercial vessels were sabotaged off the coast of the UAE and Houthi militias used explosive-laden drones to attack two oil pumping stations in Saudi Arabia.

What happened to Iran’s “hardliners”?

Sat, 05/18/2019 - 12:53

The “moderate” and “hardliner” narrative was trotted out by the Iranian regime and its explainers abroad while much stayed the same at home in Iran

Iran dismisses possibility of conflict, says does not want war

Sat, 05/18/2019 - 10:38

Following the re-imposition of US sanctions, a senior Iranian maritime official said Iran had adopted new tactics and new destinations in shipping its oil exports.

Saudi Arabia and Gulf states have agreed to deploy U.S. forces to deter Iran

Sat, 05/18/2019 - 05:54

The United States has increased its forces in the Middle East, including aircraft carriers, B52 bombers and Patriot missiles, in response to intelligence information.

Jordan awaits Trump deal with fear, rumors

Sat, 05/18/2019 - 05:49

“Kingdom will pay heavy price whether it accepts or rejects deal of the century."

Syria accuses Israel of airstrikes on targets outside Damascus

Sat, 05/18/2019 - 04:43

Several loud explosions heard in the Syrian capital as regime air defenses activated against strike.