US Patriots foil 2nd Houthi attack on UAE

The attempted strike was the second in a week. By Jonathan Hessen and Erin Viner The Iran-backed Houthi rebel movement in Yemen launched missiles at the United Arab Emirates (UAE)…

US calls for de-escalation in Yemen

The development comes in the wake of Houthi strikes on the UAE, and fierce retaliation on the Iran-backed group by a Saudi-led military coalition. By Erin Viner "The escalation in…

Israel, Greece hold defense talks

Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz hosted his Greek counterpart Nikolaos Panagiotopoulos in Tel Aviv today. By Jonathan Hessen and Erin Viner After a welcome ceremony with an honor guard at…

Israel offers defense support to UAE

The proposed assistance comes in the wake of a deadly attack on the United Arab Emirates by Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthis. By Erin Viner "We stand ready to offer you security…

Houthi attack on UAE kills 3

Abu Dhabi is vowing to avenge by armed drone and missile strikes near its airport launched by Iran-backed Houthi insurgents in Yemen. By Erin Viner "The UAE condemns this terrorist…

Israeli Defense Minister assesses naval readiness

Defense Minister Benny Gantz joined IDF Deputy Chief of  Staff Major General Herzi Halevi and Commander of the Israeli Navy Major General David Sa’ar Salama for a security situation assessment…

NAVCENT head visits Israel amid Iran tensions

US Naval Forces Central Command (NAVCENT) Commander Vice Admiral Brad Cooper visits Israel amid mounting tensions with Iran and its regional proxies. By Jonathan Hessen and Erin Viner During his…

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…

GCC focuses on Iran

The critical importance of regional stability topped the agenda at the 42nd annual Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit in Saudi Arabia. By Jonathan Hessen and Erin Viner Saudi Arabia’s Crown…

Israeli PM makes historic visit to UAE

On the first official visit by an Israeli leader to the United Arab Emirates, Prime Minister Naftali Bennett held talks with Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan at the…