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Iran's Supreme Leader says U.S. sanctions won't work

35 min 53 sec ago

"We can export as much of our oil as we need and want."

MKs call on Israel to recognize Armenian Genocide

58 min 7 sec ago

“The time has come to stop giving in to Turkish pressure," Yair Lapid said.

Rumors seek to drive US and Iran into conflict in eastern Syria

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 20:07

False reports of airstrikes come in context of US-IRGC tensions and tensions between the SDF and the Syrian regime.

Arab League again seeks to rescue Palestinian Authority economy

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 19:53

Monthly safety net agreed to again but there’s still no guarantees.

Pakistan boosts border protection after Iranian-based attack on passengers

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 18:17

Terrorists from Iran attacked 14 passengers in Pakistan. Now the Muslim country is fencing off territory with both Iran and Afghanistan.

Ex-spy in Benazir Bhutto murder receives Pakistani cabinet position

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 17:09

Bhutto was Pakistan's first female Prime Minister. Assassinated in 2007, a man who may have had a hand in it has been appointed to a top position.

Majority of Egyptians vote to keep Sisi in power until 2030

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 14:58

The amendments, which were approved by Egypt's parliament last week, will extend Sisi's current term to six years from four and allow him to run again for a third six-year term in 2024.

Anti-gay Kuwaiti academic claims suppository “cure” for homosexuality

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 10:07

The Kuwaiti regime criminalizes homosexuality under its "debauchery” law. Cross-dressing is also illegal in the Gulf monarchy.

Conflicting reports on death of Palestinian worker in police chase

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 09:07

Kamil was running from Israeli police in a Galilee town when he fell to his death, according to Wafa. After he was arrested, he lost consciousness and died, according to police.

Iran parliament authorizes firm action against U.S. 'terrorist acts'

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 06:23

"The bill authorizes the government to take firm and retaliatory measures against terrorist activities of American forces that endangers Iran's interests," TV reported.

Terror groups evolve their social media strategy to avoid ban

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 04:02

They are careful to craft their posts so that they would not trigger any counter-terrorism alarms by the social media platforms.

Palestinian to Iranian media: Israel is stronger, future unpredictable

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 03:56

Soltan-Shahi was described by MEMRI in 2018 as secretary-general of the Organization for Aiding the Islamic Revolution of the Palestinian People in the Office of the Iranian Presidency.

Iran shrugs off US oil threats: 'We will surpass a million barrels a day'

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 03:48

Iran’s National Security and Foreign Policy Commission head Heshmatullah Falahatpisha says Iran will get around the US pressure.

Nasrallah: Israeli home-front not prepared for war

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 03:42

“I personally eliminate any possibility for a Zionist war on Lebanon.”

Bernie Sanders calls Netanyahu government racist

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 03:02

Sanders defined himself as "one-hundred percent Israeli."

Security officials are calling upon Israeli tourists to leave the Sinai

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 01:36

According to the report, around 30,000 Israelis have traveled there for the Passover break - and according to Globes over 85,00 people will pass through the Taba border.

U.S. offering $10 million for info on Hezbollah's financial mechanisms

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 17:20

It is the first time that the department is offering a reward for information regarding Hezbollah's financial networks.

Bipartisan bill urges Congress to publish annual report on PA incitement

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 15:08

In 2016 and 2017, the PA published modified curriculums for school-aged children in grades one through 11.

Disconnecting N. Korea and Iran - analysis

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 13:07

All along in Israel there have been concerns that if President Donald Trump cut a soft deal with Pyongyang, it could lead to a softening of pressure against Tehran.

Iran’s new IRGC commander consolidates power with media support

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 06:37

This comes amid a growing scandal within the IRGC that has led to several high profile replacements.