U.S. Urges Palestinians and Israelis in the West Bank to Deepen Business Relationship

An International Economic Forum convened to develop business relationships between Israelis and Palestinians living in the West Bank concluded with a U.S. call to deepen financial relations, despite a long hiatus of a political process for the decades old Mideast conflict. U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman stressed that “here are many, many Palestinians that … Read more

U.S. Reportedly Set to Merge All Diplomatic Missions in Jerusalem

Palestinian relations with the United States continue to deteriorate. Following the announcement by  U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo several months ago that  Washington intended to merge all American missions in Jerusalem, there are now reports citing Trump Administration officials that the anticipated move will happen as early as the fourth of March. According to … Read more

Israel freezes Palestinian taxes earmarked to support terror

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In the West Bank city of Ramallah, hundreds of Palestinians protested against the Israeli security cabinet’s decision to withhold around five-percent of taxes that are transferred on a monthly basis to the Palestinian Authority, over/ due to its continued financial support for convicted terrorists and their families. Under the 1993 Oslo Accords, Israel collects taxes … Read more

Unanimous recognition of Iran’s malign nature, at Warsaw summit

The international ministerial conference on promoting a future of peace and security in the Middle East came to an end last night (past), after two days of discussions that primarily focused on the threats that emanate from the Islamic Republic of Iran. At a final press conference that sought to summarize discussions held by representatives … Read more

U.S.: No peace in Middle East without confronting Iran

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo declared that the world “cannot achieve peace and security in the Middle East without confronting Iran.” On the sidelines of the Warsaw ministerial summit, aimed at promoting a future of peace and security in the Middle East, while standing beside Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, the American top diplomat … Read more

U.S. resumes secret operation to destroy Iran’s missile program

The United States has reportedly resumed a secret operation that aims to destroy the Islamic Republic’s missile program. The U.S. daily New York Times reported this morning that a far-reaching effort to destroy Iran’s missile capabilities, which began under President George W. Bush and was later suspended by the Obama Administration, has once again resumed … 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

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