UN: Iran smuggling weapons to Yemen

A confidential United Nations report has provided “detailed evidence” that Iran is exporting arms to Yemen and elsewhere, reports the Wall Street Journal (WSJ). By Erin Viner A team of…

UN concerned over chemical weapons in Syria

Damascus’ declaration of its chemical weapons program “cannot be considered accurate due to gaps, inconsistencies and discrepancies,” the United Nations High Representative for Disarmament Affairs told the Security Council. By Jonathan Hessen and Erin Viner…

Iran grants partial IAEA access to Karaj plant

The complex produces centrifuge components of replacing damaged or missing surveillance cameras. - By Jonathan Hessen and Erin Viner The latest report issued by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)…

EU pressures Iran to affirm JCPOA

Representatives of the European Union emphasize the critical importance of negotiating a diplomatic resolution to the Iranian nuclear dispute during a session of the United Nations Security Council in New…

Iran refuses IAEA access

Iran rejected a demand by the United States to allow International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) access the Islamic Republic’s disputed TESA Karaj nuclear complex. By Erin Viner "Countries that did…

Netanyahu: IDF op not on ‘stopwatch’

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has expressed determination to press on with Operation Guardian of the Walls against Gaza’s Hamas rulers “until its objective is achieved to restore quiet and…

IDF sets Gaza terrorists ‘back by years’

Palestinian Islamists kept up cross-border rocket fire today, with no firm sign of any imminent ceasefire despite international calls to end Gaza’s conflict with Israel. The Hamas-controlled territory has indiscriminately…

Egypt offers $500 million to rebuild Gaza

Egypt has announced its intention to allocate $500 million for rebuilding efforts in Gaza. The Palestinian enclave has been hard hit by retaliatory IDF strikes in response to ongoing rocket…

France, US working on Israel-Gaza truce

More than a week of fighting between Israel and Hamas showed few signs of abating today in spite of global diplomacy to stop the region’s fiercest hostilities since the 2014…

UN: Israel-Gaza fighting ‘utterly appalling’

United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres told the UN Security Council (UNSC) that hostilities in Israel and Gaza were "utterly appalling" and called for an immediate end to fighting. Opening…