Pompeo makes historic Golan, West Bank visits

Mike Pompeo has become the first United States Secretary of State to visit an Israeli West Bank settlement and the Golan Heights. Last year, Pompeo, an evangelical Christian, broke with…

IRGC unveils new warship

Iran’s elite Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) has launched a new warship capable of delivering aircraft, missile launchers and drones to its naval fleet. State television announced that a “heavy,…

US strengthens bond with Israel

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced that the United States will recognize the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel as anti-Semitic, with the intent of withdrawing government…

Iran holds major aerial defense drill

The Iranian armed forces and the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps have launched a major joint air defense exercise. The drill, codenamed 'Modafean Aseman Velayat' (Defenders of Velayat Skies in Farsi)…

UN sanctions on Iran expire

The 2007 United Nations Security Council arms embargo on Iran expired as slated on Sunday, in accordance with terms of the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) nuclear deal…

World leaders display discord at UN

The 75th annual opening of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) is being held virtually this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. World leaders sparred over national interests and incidence…