IDF retaliates for Gaza rocket fire

Palestinian Islamists launched two rockets from the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip toward Israel’s southern communities just before 2 AM early Sunday. One of the hostile projectiles exploded in an uninhabited area…

Assad’s top diplomat dies in Syria

Syria announced that it’s long-time Foreign Minister Walid al-Muallem passed away at dawn today, although declined to disclose the cause of death. The veteran diplomat, 79, had health-related issues for…

Pakistan, Iran vow to “advance peace”

Iran and Pakistan have declared their intention to enhance cooperation on regional peace and stability. That debatable vow between the two Islamist nations came amid a two-day visit to Pakistan…

Israel-Lebanon talks, Round 4

Israel and Lebanon resumed negotiations on their dispute over borders in the Mediterranean Sea border, that has held up hydrocarbon exploration in the potentially gas-rich area. Israeli Energy Minister Yuval…