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Trump: Iran's future survival as country in doubt due to his policies

Thu, 09/06/2018 - 04:50

“When I came into here, it was a question of when would they take over the Middle East,” Trump said Thursday of Iran in the Bloomberg interview. “Now it’s a question of will they survive.

Fear of humanitarian disaster as Idlib civilians prepare for battle

Thu, 09/06/2018 - 04:11

Civilians in Syria's last major stronghold of active opposition to President Bashar Assad's rule are preparing food and digging shelters ahead of an expected army offensive.

Netanyahu: Israel taking ‘strong action’ to prevent Iran in Syria

Thu, 09/06/2018 - 03:24

Netanyahu told the visiting Bulgarian Prime Minister he hopes his country will move its embassy to Jerusalem.

Israeli minister claims no knowledge of Trump ordering Assad killed

Wed, 09/05/2018 - 07:07

The book said James Mattis, the defense secretary, told Trump he would "get right on it" but instead developed a plan for a limited air strike that did not threaten Assad personally.

Who controls what in Syria?

Wed, 09/05/2018 - 05:32

Ungovernable Iraq: Baghdad can’t form a government months after election

Wed, 09/05/2018 - 02:10

Iranian-backed militias and their party are seeking a governing coalition against weakened prime minister Haider al-Abadi, while the Kurds remain in the middle.

Report: Secret Iranian gun-smuggling air routes to Hezbollah exposed

Mon, 09/03/2018 - 17:55

Two flights carried out by Qeshm Fars Air took unusual routs to get to Lebanon, arousing concern they were used to deliver weapons to Hezbollah.

Ex-deputy IDF chief: Its wishful thinking that Iran regime will fall

Mon, 09/03/2018 - 12:20

Former Shin Bet director warns of Hezbollah, Hamas threats

Coalition denies report of airstrikes near its Tanf base in Syria

Mon, 09/03/2018 - 10:54

On Saturday “unknown forces” fired toward a US-led anti-ISIS Coalition base at Tanf in Syria. The Tanf Garrison “received fire” but “there are no reported damages or injuries."

Expert: An Israeli strike on Iranian targets in Iraq “a major escalation”

Mon, 09/03/2018 - 08:51

Charles Lister says Iran has already won their strategic victory in Syria

What is the real status of millions of Palestinian refugees?

Mon, 09/03/2018 - 07:42

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu described UNRWA on Sunday as "the refugee perpetuation agency."

Are U.S. sanctions preventing Syria reconstruction?

Sun, 09/02/2018 - 23:35

US sanctions on Syria predate the crisis, but were extended after Assad's crackdown on protests in 2011 and again as the country slid into war.

Qatar, the ‘Israel lobby,’ and the secret list of 250 with influence

Sun, 09/02/2018 - 22:22

Undercover documentary and revelations about Doha’s lobbying efforts have embarrassed the emirate.

Iraqi groups announce bloc to form parliamentary majority

Sun, 09/02/2018 - 18:32

Iraqis voted in May in their first parliamentary election since the defeat of Islamic State's self-declared caliphate, but the announcement of final results was last month.

Netanyahu met US envoy to Syria to talk Iran

Sun, 09/02/2018 - 16:17

Jeffrey is making a brief visit this week to Israel, Jordan and Turkey. He is joined by Special Envoy for Syria Joel Rayburn.

Israel's ambassador to Jordan presents credentials to King Abdullah II

Sun, 09/02/2018 - 08:54

Weissbrod was appointed in February, and arrived in Amman in April, nine months after a stabbing and shooting incident at the Israeli embassy compound in Amman sent ties into a tailspin.

With future uncertain, new U.S. commander arrives in Afghanistan

Sun, 09/02/2018 - 05:18

Peace seems far off, with thin diplomatic options.

Kuwait emir to travel to U.S., have talks with Trump

Sun, 09/02/2018 - 04:53

Trump and Emir Al-Sabah will most likely discuss resolving Gulf state's conflict.

Syria denies Israeli airstrike on airbase outside Damascus

Sun, 09/02/2018 - 02:55

State news says explosions caused by short circuit, not by Israeli missiles.

Report: IAF attacked a Syrian army base

Sun, 09/02/2018 - 01:51

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) claims Israel attacked a Syrian army base near Damascus early Sunday morning.