U.S. military will remain in Middle East until war on terror is over

A draft document that outlines Washington’s plans for a military pull-out from the war-torn country unveiled a decision to maintain U.S. military forces near the Iraqi and Jordanian borders, which are viewed by top American Defense officials as “key strategic locations that will thwart Iran’s attempts to widen its grip in Syria.” The draft document … Read more

U.S. military presence in the Middle East because of Israel

U.S. President Donald Trump revealed in an interview with The American Washington Post daily that ‘Israel is one of the reasons behind the U.S. military’s prolonged stay in the Middle East.’ The American President revealed that oil assets across the Middle East have become a secondary consideration in the U.S. Administration’s decision to stay in … Read more

Saudi Arabia calls the Middle East “the new Europe”

The Kingdom’s Crown prince Muhammad Bin Salman declared the Middle East to be “the new Europe,” claiming the region would be “totally different” in the coming five years. During an address to an investment conference in the Saudi capital Riyadh, Prince Salman vowed the Middle East would become a forefront of the world. Mohammad Bin … Read more

Iran must be stopped or Israel will face the consequences

Yossi Cohen, the Director of the Mossad intelligence agency, announced that global threats in general, and Iran’s malign activities in particular, have brought about a phenomenon, in which countries are significantly boosting their spy agencies capabilities. In Cohen’s words, “Everywhere we go, we have to take into account the fact that security services are getting … Read more

The United States does not seek regime change in Iran

During a press briefing, ahead of this weeks United Nations General Assembly, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo asserted that the Trump Administration’s actions against the Islamic Republic of Iran have made it clear to the Ayatollah regime that the United States will no longer accept its malign activities across the globe. According to Pompeo … Read more

U.S. to provide Palestinians with a financial package in exchange for peace

US President Donald Trump reportedly offered the Palestinian leadership 5 billion dollars in exchange for a comprehensive peace deal that aims to end the decades old Israeli-Palestinian conflict. According to the Israeli financial-daily ‘Globes’, an American offer of five billion dollars will be matched by the European Union and Gulf states; a figure that is … Read more

Palestinians vow to double efforts against Israel in the U.S. and ICC

The United States announced its decision to immediately close the Palestine Liberation Organization’s diplomatic mission in Washington, citing the ongoing refusal of the Palestinian leadership to participate in U.S.-led efforts to broker a peace agreement with Israel. U.S. State Department Spokeswoman Heather Nauert said the decision followed a review of the office of the Palestine … Read more

Israel’s Defense Minister travels to Moscow for talks on Syria

Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman traveled to Moscow last night, at the invitation of his Russian counterpart Sergei Shoygu, heading a top-level security delegation, that includes among others, Israel’s Director of Military Intelligence Major General Tamir Heiman and Director of the Political-Security Bureau in the Defense Ministry Zohar Palti. Upon leaving Ben Gurion International airport, … Read more

US: First draft of Middle East peace plan approaches

The United States Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley announced that the Trump administration’s first draft of a Middle East peace plan is approaching its completion and will be presented in the near future, while claiming that its content “won’t be loved” by either side. Speaking during a question-and-answer session at the University of … Read more

US VP Mike Pence: Washington will step up efforts to assist persecuted Christians across the Middle East

US Vice President Mike Pence is scheduled to visit Israel in December, during the Jewish Holiday of Hanukah, in a trip the White House announced aimed at bolstering Washington’s efforts in launching a comprehensive peace initiative between Israel and the Palestinians in particular, and the Middle East as a whole. During his visit, Pence – … Read more