Moscow: ‘deal of the century’ threatens Middle East peace

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov warned that the U.S.-brokered “deal of the century” for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict threatens the progress that has been reached to date. In a press conference, following a Russian brokered meeting on intra-Palestinian reconciliation – which included members from Hamas and the rivalry Palestinian Authority – the Russian top diplomat claimed … Read more

Iran offers military support to Lebanon

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Among the countries boycotting the Warsaw summit is Lebanon. Beirut’s decision not to attend was announced by the Lebanese Foreign minister Gebran Bassil, during a joint press conference with his Iranian counterpart, Mohammad Javad Zarif. While the Lebanese top diplomat cited his country’s policy of disassociation from regional conflicts as the reason; Lebanese sources revealed … Read more

Israel condemns EU for failure to address Iran’s malign behavior

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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrived in the Polish capital Warsaw last night, to attend an international ministerial summit. The conference, which is spear-headed by the United States, aims at addressing a variety of issues that relate to the Middle East in general, and threats posed by the Islamic Republic of Iran in particular. Prior to … Read more

Acting U.S. Defense Secretary visits Iraq

U.S. defence secretary Patrick Shanahan visits iraq

Acting U.S. Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan arrived in Baghdad this morning for an unannounced trip, that he said would emphasize the importance of Iraqi sovereignty and broach the issue of the future of U.S. troops in the country. Secretary Shanahan told reporters accompanying him that his trip came ‘at the invitation of the Iraqi … Read more

Syria: Israel committed another attack last night

air strike in Syria attributed to Israel

Damascus has accused Israel of launching an attack on its national soil last night, causing “significant damage” to the town of Quneitra, which is located near the Israeli-Syrian border. According to Syrian officials, IDF tanks in addition to an unmanned aerial vehicle fired at a deserted hospital and a nearby observation post. While a Syrian military … Read more

Iran threatens to destroy two main Israeli cities

Iran threatens to destroy tel-aviv

The Political Head of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, Brigadier General Yadollah Javani, vowed to destroy two of Israel‘s main cities, Haifa and Tel Aviv, if the United States were to attack the Islamic Republic of Iran. In a statement that was quoted by Iran’s state news agency IRNA, General Javani claimed that “The United … Read more

Israel to launch spacecraft to the moon

Israel to launch spacecraft to the moon

While the Islamic Republic of Iran boasts in its ballistic missiles program and continues to fail satellite-launches into orbit; The state of Israel announced that within two weeks it will launch a space-craft to the moon for the first time in its history. During this week’s cabinet meeting, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu declared the anticipate … Read more

Iran unveils underground ballistic missiles plant

Iran underground ballistic missiles plant

As part of the Islamic Revolution’s 40-year-anniversary celebrations, Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Cops has unveiled an underground plant, which manufactures precision ballistic missiles for its Aerospace Division. In a video published by Iranian state television, the Revolutionary Guards also took the opportunity to reveal a new surface-to-surface ballistic missile, dubbed ‘Dezful,’ with a claimed range of … Read more

Trump: IS has virtually been defeated

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U.S. President Donald Trump announced that the United States military, together with its coalition partners and local Syrian Democratic Forces have virtually liberated all the territories that were held by the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq. In a speech the American leader delivered to a meeting of ministers of the global coalition to defeat … Read more