US revives Two-State Solution

The United States is reaffirming its commitment to a Two-State Solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. That was the message conveyed by US Secretary of State Antony Blinken during a telephone…

Saudis foil alleged Houthi strikes

Saudi Arabia announced that a series of attacks on its soil have been successfully thwarted. The state-run Al Ekhbariyah channel and Saudi-owned Al Hadath news agency reported that the most…

US to declare Houthis terrorists

The United States is set to designate Yemen’s Houthi rebel movement as a foreign terrorist organization. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced in an official statement his “intent to designate…

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…

US sanctions on Iran face international opposition

The United States is stepping-up its ‘maximum pressure campaign’ against the Islamic Republic of Iran, despite blatant opposition by members of the United Nations Security Council that consequently led UN…

US enacts UN sanctions on Iran

The United States announced that sanctions are being reimposed on Iran pursuant to the snapback process under United Nations Security Council Resolution 2231. The passing of the 30-day requirement since…