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Abadi’s big fail in Iraq as Sadrists triumph

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 07:18

Slightly less than half of Iraq’s eligible voters turned out to vote in the first elections since ISIS was defeated in the country.

Before and after: Images show Israeli strike on Iranian base

Sun, 05/13/2018 - 15:42

Satellite mages show complete destruction of one structure, abandonment of another

Conservative clerics: Rouhani must apologize for Iran nuclear deal

Sun, 05/13/2018 - 12:41

Iran's Assembly of Experts blasts US withdrawal from 2015 accord.

Former MK Sa'ar: To stop Iran, we must attack the Assad regime

Sun, 05/13/2018 - 09:16

The Syrian government has to learn that it will pay a price, the former Likud minister said.

President Trump's nixing of nuclear deal exposes Middle East divisions

Sun, 05/13/2018 - 06:17

Regional countries split along Sunni-Shi'ite lines, raising the specter of a wider confrontation should Iran get the bomb.

Rouhani says Iran may remain part of nuclear accord

Sun, 05/13/2018 - 05:23

The Iranian President said that US withdrawal from the accord was a "violation of morals."

Iran just overplayed its hand in Syria

Sun, 05/13/2018 - 05:12

The problem for Tehran is that it cannot risk a major conflict with Israel.

Lebanon's Hariri replaces chief of staff after election setback

Sun, 05/13/2018 - 03:49

Despite Future's losses, Hariri is still the frontrunner to form the next government, as the Sunni Muslim leader with the biggest bloc in parliament.

Lebanon: Whoever you vote for, Hezbollah wins

Sun, 05/13/2018 - 00:30

The biggest losers were the Future Movement of Prime Minister Sa’ad Hariri.

Analysis: Why Iraq’s election matters

Sat, 05/12/2018 - 10:38

This election is important to cleanse the stain of ISIS on the country.

MK Oren: Hezbollah aggression will be seen as Lebanese declaration of war

Sat, 05/12/2018 - 06:48

After Hezbollah gains in recent Lebanese elections, Israel should raise the stakes and declare war on Lebanon in case of Hezbollah aggression - Oren claims.

Voices from the Arab Press: Courting Israel will not bring stability to Saudi Arabia

Sat, 05/12/2018 - 04:05

A weekly selection of opinions and analyses from the Arab media around the world.

Iraqis start voting in first election since defeating Islamic State

Sat, 05/12/2018 - 01:39

Iraq struggled to find a formula for stability since a U.S.-led invasion toppled dictator Saddam Hussein in 2003.

Analysis: Trump offers sweet vindication for Israel, but what's next?

Fri, 05/11/2018 - 15:21

Trump’s decision on Iran this week may have put Netanyahu on cloud nine, but what happens next?

Russia, UN: violence can detonate over Gaza, US embassy's Jerusalem move

Fri, 05/11/2018 - 13:03

“I’m particularly worried about today and the coming days with the US embassy move to Jerusalem," said UN Special Coordinator to the Middle East Peace Process Nickolay Mladenov.

Elite cleric says Iran should not trust Europe, warns Israel

Fri, 05/11/2018 - 08:42

"America cannot do a damn thing. They have always been after the toppling of Iran's regime and this exit is in line with that aim," Ayatollah Ahmad Khatami said.

Liberman to Assad: Boot the Iranians out, for your own good

Fri, 05/11/2018 - 06:15

Defense Minister Liberman warned against being too exuberant over Thursday morning's successful mission.

‘House of Cards’: a perfect name for Israel’s anti-Iran campaign in Syria

Fri, 05/11/2018 - 05:57

House of Cards may be a reference to the Netflix series or the saying “house of cards.” Here’s why “House of Cards” is a perfect name for the campaign against Iran’s presence in Syria.

Bahraini official issues rare defense of Israel’s right to defend itself

Fri, 05/11/2018 - 05:11

The message was unusual for an Arab leader in its blunt defense of Israel.

Russia, after Netanyahu visit, backs off Syria S-300 missile supplies

Fri, 05/11/2018 - 04:59

Israel has made repeated efforts to persuade Moscow not to sell the S-300s to Syria, as it fears this would hinder its aerial capabilities against arms shipments.