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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.

British Foreign Office advises Iranian-British nationals against Iran travel

Sat, 05/18/2019 - 04:39

The strict warning comes a few days after an Iranian British Council Member Aras Amri was reportedly sentenced to 10 years in prison for allegedly spying on Iran for the British government.

U.S. issues warning on airspace near Gulf as Iran tensions simmer

Sat, 05/18/2019 - 03:52

On Friday, a defiant Iran said it could "easily" hit U.S. ships.

Iran court upholds Iranian's death sentence for killing U.S. woman

Sat, 05/18/2019 - 03:48

The mother of three, identified as Theresa Virginia, had been reported missing in 2012 when she had traveled to Iran to visit her Iranian husband's family, the newspaper said.

U.S. Far-left and far-right blame Netanyahu for Trump’s Iran policy

Sat, 05/18/2019 - 01:35

Blaming Israel for US tensions with Iran has a long history in US foreign policy circles.

UAE keeping quiet on oil tanker attacks to protect safe haven image

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 05:30

"UAE authorities are trying to find a fine balance because this a business hub. You don't want to prick the bubble."

Britain bans Hezbollah

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 00:50

Britain has had a long relationship with Hezbollah and has disengaged from it only slowly.

Iran's showdown accelerates

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 20:53

So what changed for Iran between March 21 and last week that brought it to up the ante with the US and impose its own deadline?

Mubarak: Ashraf Marwan was a double agent and was hanged in Israel

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 19:57

A former Egyptian president has revealed to a Kuwaiti journalist that Abdel Nasser’s son-in-law was not a Mossad spy, but had given false information to Israeli intelligence.

Trump tells advisers he does not want to go to war with Iran

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 18:52

Tensions have escalated in recent days with increasing concerns about a potential US-Iran conflict.

Iran readies for proxy war in Middle East - report

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 18:28

“It wasn’t quite a call to arms, but it wasn’t far off,” the source told to the Guardian.

Middle Israel: Attacking Iran - dos and don’ts

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 15:23

This column has three dos and don’ts to suggest, as the White House considers attacking Iran.