Iranian Threats Must be Taken Deadly Seriously

Many in the Western World will claim that we should take threats made by Iran with a large measure of salt. Their reasoning is that no sane leader would risk such destruction upon their nation, its infrastructure and especially its people. We could not argue with this reasoning as no sane leader would risk such […]

Putin, Merkel, Macron confirm further trade with Iran

Russian President Vladimir Putin, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday during a phone conversation reaffirmed their support for “mutually-beneficial economic cooperation with Iran” and stressed the importance of preserving the Iran nuclear deal. According to the Kremlin statement, they confirmed that “preserving the JCPOA [nuclear deal] is a key factor […]

US: Signs that Syrian gov’t is using chemical weapons

State Department says there are signs that Syrian government may be using chemical weapons, warns of response. Elad Benari, 22/05/19 The United States sees signs that the Syrian government may be using chemical weapons, including an alleged chlorine attack on Sunday in northwest Syria, the State Department said on Tuesday, according to Reuters. “We are […]

US Defense Secretary: Iranian threats ‘on hold’

Patrick Shanahan says deployment of US military weaponry prevented potential attacks by Iran or its proxies in the Middle East. Elad Benari, 22/05/19  Acting US Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan Tuesday credited the deployment of US military weaponry with preventing potential attacks by Iran or its proxies in the Middle East. “We have put on hold […]

Iran’s reach puts U.S. forces, allies in striking range

Iran backs militias in Iraq, Syria, and Afghanistan, where U.S. troops are also based, and in Lebanon and Yemen, located next to Washington’s closest regional allies Israel and Saudi Arabia. By REUTERS May 21, 2019 15:19   BAGHDAD/DUBAI/KABUL – Threats of conflict between the United States and Iran have highlighted the places and ways their […]

Israel Condemns Top UN Official for Meeting With Hezbollah Leader

 by Algemeiner Staff Deputy Hezbollah leader Sheikh Naim Qassem gestures as he speaks during an interview with Reuters in Beirut, Lebanon, March 15, 2018. Photo: Reuters / Aziz Taher. Israel on Tuesday condemned a top UN official for meeting with a Hezbollah leader in Lebanon. A day earlier, UN Special Coordinator for Lebanon Jan Kubis […]

Drop the cynicism. The Bahrain economic confab is a big step forward

Peace won’t break out after the Manama summit, but the mere fact than an Arab capital is hosting the rollout of Trump’s initiative is highly meaningful By RAPHAEL AHREN Today, 12:52 pm     US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo (C-R) is greeted by Bahraini Foreign Minister Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa (C-L) after arriving in Manama […]

Iran Warns UN: US after Another Crisis in Middle East

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran’s Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations Majid Takht Ravanchi, in a letter to UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres, cautioned against US’ provocative behavior in the Middle East, reminding that his country will vigorously exercise its inherent right to self-defense in case a war is imposed. Takht Ravanchi warned Guterres about […]

The U.S. Is Outplaying Iran in a Regional Chess Match

May 20, 2019 4:20 PM The Iranian flag flutters in front of the International Atomic Energy Agency headquarters in Vienna, Austria, March 4, 2019. (Leonhard Foeger/Reuters) The Trump administration’s ‘bluster’ has forced the Iranians into a defensive posture. In the first two weeks of May, U.S.–Iran tensions appeared to be careening toward war. In an […]

Christian Zionist leader: Saudi Crown Prince wants to visit Jerusalem

Christian Zionist leader: Saudi Crown Prince wants to visit Jerusalem Christian Zionist leader tells i24NEWS Saudi Crown Prince wants to visit Jerusalem, says ‘astonishing things’ about Israel.   Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/05/19 19:55   Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman at Great Wall of China Reuters I24 News interviewed Christian Zionist journalist and author, […]