U.S.-Israel alliance continues to strengthen

U.S. President Donald Trump announced, during a candle-lighting ceremony for the Jewish holiday of Chanukah, that the United States – under his administration – will always stand with the state of Israel. The American leader further underscored that the United States would continue to protect its ally, especially against the Islamic Republic that has unabatedly, … Read more

U.S. anti-Hamas proposed resolution rejected by UNGA

An attempt by the United States to pass a resolution at the United Nations General Assembly, which sought to condemn the Islamist Hamas for its indiscriminate firing of rockets toward Israel’s civilian communities has failed. While a majority of the world-body’s General Assembly voted in favor, the draft resolution did not receive the necessary two-thirds … Read more

U.S. calls on EU to step-up sanctions on Tehran

While the EU Foreign Policy Chief addressed one of America’s top academic institutions on the importance of preserving the nuclear agreement with Iran; the U.S. Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook traveled to the European Union’s capital, Brussels, to discuss with his European counterparts the urgent need to apply addition pressure on the Islamic Republic. … Read more

Mogherini: economic interests do not impact EU policy on JCPOA

EU Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini underscored ongoing unity among EU-member states with regard to the 2015 nuclear agreement with Iran. During a Q&A at the American Harvard Kennedy School of Science and International Affairs, the European top diplomat rejected claims of economic reasoning for the European efforts to preserve the deal, asserting that security … Read more

IDF launches operation “North Shield” on Lebanese-border

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu held what was described as “an urgent meeting” last night with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, in the Belgian capital, Brussels. Prior to his departure from Israel’s Ben Gurion International Airport, the Israeli leader underscored that the meeting would focus on the latest regional-developments, and the challenges the Islamic … Read more

EU Foreign Policy remains in favor of JCPOA

EU Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini warmly welcomed her Iranian counterpart, Mohammad Javad Zarif, who is on a tour across Europe, seeking to garner support for preserving the nuclear agreement with Iran. While the meeting did not last very long, an EU statement said that Mogherini had once again “reiterated the EU bloc’s determination to … Read more

U.S. confiscates Iranian weapons smuggled into conflict zones

The U.S. Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook revealed that a series of weapons that were confiscated by the United States and its Arab allies across the Middle East, which were smuggled into multiple conflict zones by the Islamic Republic’s Revolutionary Guards to Tehran’s proxies. Showcasing a number of Iranian-made weapons that were found in … Read more

Iran threatens EU of ‘patience running out’

EU Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini welcomed the Islamic Republic’s Atomic Energy Agency Director Ali Akbar Salehi for a meeting on European efforts to preserve the all-but-lost nuclear agreement with Iran. Following their meeting, the office of the European External Action Service, which is headed by Mogherini, released a statement in which she reiterated the … Read more

Iran warns EU of ominous consequences if JCPOA breaks-down

Iran’s nuclear chief warned the ‘soon-to-be’ 27-member bloc of ominous consequences, if they do not follow through with their 2015 nuclear agreement commitments which includes economic benefits. During a joint press conference with European Energy Commissioner Mighel Arias Canete, the Iranian Atomic Energy Organization Director, Ali Akbar Salehi asserted that unless the P4+1, which includes … Read more

Iran: U.S. and Israel responsible for instability in the Middle East

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif travelled to Rome, Italy, where he was invited to participate in a forum for Mediterranean Dialogue. Ahead of his trip, the Iranian top diplomat condemned both the United States and Israel, based on his claim that they are responsible for much of the instability across the chaotic region. The … Read more