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Top official: Due to IDF action, Hezbollah only has few dozen accurate missiles

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 07:04

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu briefed some 25 ambassadors in Misgav Am on Thursday about Operation Northern Shield, Israel's campaign to detect and destroy Hezbollah terror tunnels.

Suicide car bomb leaves three dead in Iran

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 04:32

Mohammad Hadi Marashi, deputy governor for security affairs, told state TV that two police officers were killed in the attack. There was no immediate claim of responsibility.

U.N.'s Mladenov: More electricity in Gaza will result in less violence

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 04:22

Leah Goldin responded sharply to Mladenov's comments shortly later, saying, "When I spoke with him and implored him to help bring my son's body back from Hamas, he was not willing to help me."

Lebanese media blame Northern Shield on Netanyahu, Russia's S-300 in Syria

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 03:18

At the same time as media have downplayed the operation and portrayed it as an Israeli issue, unlikely to affect Lebanon, the military and political elites in Lebanon have sought to demand proof that the tunnels came from Lebanon or entered Israeli territory.

Greenblatt: Hamas is the root cause of Palestinian suffering

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 01:02

"If countries truly want to help Gaza and start down the path to peace, they should vote in favor of the condemnation of Hamas, without any obstruction," Greenblatt wrote.

More than 700,000 Afghans leave Iran as economy slows

Wed, 12/05/2018 - 05:49

Demand for Afghan labor in Iran's informal economy had drastically fallen, it added.

After years-long fight, justice in Pakistan over 'honor killings'

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 11:56

Even though Pakistan declared ‘Jirgas’ or tribal councils unconstitutional in 2004, they continue to issue honor killing decrees.

Parents of U.S. journalist missing in Syria plea for assistance

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 11:48

Parents of US journalist kidnapped in Syria six years ago appealed for the United States and Syria to work together to find their son.

U.S. soldier to be sentenced on Tuesday for providing support to ISIS

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 11:28

A US Army Sergeant is due to be sentenced in a Hawaii federal court on Tuesday for providing material support to the Islamic State militant group.

UNSC to meet on Iranian ballistic missile test

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 04:53

UNSC members France and Great Britain requested the meeting, which will be held in New York.

Which Middle Eastern country has the highest rate of Hep C and a plan to eradicate it?

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 09:54

At least 11.5 million people have been screened in the new campaign, with 5 percent testing positive.

Masrour Barzani set to be next Prime Minister of Kurdish region in Iraq

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 06:09

Nechirvan Barzani, who has served as Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Regional Government in Iraq, was nominated for President

Iran's Lebanese control demands reevaluation of West's support for Beirut

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 05:37

Analysts argue that the West, in general, needs to acknowledge that Hezbullah is the all-encompassing dominant force in the country

Trump asks Pakistan PM for help with Afghan peace talks, minister says

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 05:10

Trump said he wants to end a 17-year-old war between Afghan security forces and the Afghan Taliban militants.

U.S. targets ISIS in Syria strike, Damascus claims its forces hit

Sun, 12/02/2018 - 16:35

The Syrian SANA state media said that the regime’s forces were struck by “several missiles” in the area south of Sukhna, a town on the road from Palmyra to Deir ez-Zor.

How Bush’s Mideast plans got overturned by a multi-polar world

Sun, 12/02/2018 - 01:12

He came into office in January 1989, just three months before the Tiananmen Square protests began in China.

Iran announces new weapons and cyber army, ships arms to Hezbollah

Sat, 12/01/2018 - 22:47

While the US was focusing on the missile test, Tehran was watching a warship launch in Bandar Abbas on the Persian Gulf.

PA: Israel may storm prison to free US citizen‭‮

Sat, 12/01/2018 - 12:16

Last week, US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman called for the release of Akel.

Report: Russia completes Syrian air defenses, troubles Israel, U.S.

Sat, 12/01/2018 - 06:30

The report paints a stark picture of increasing Russian entrenchment in Syria as Putin and the west have squared off in recent days over naval confrontations in Ukraine.

Iran launches stealth Sahand destroyer as U.S. tensions rise

Sat, 12/01/2018 - 03:48

Iran launched its first locally made destroyer in 2010 as part of a program to revamp its navy equipment which dates from before the 1979 Islamic revolution and is mostly US-made.