Middle Orient

Will Lebanon Fall into the Hands of Iran?

There is growing concern among the Lebanese and other Arabs that Iran is planning to exploit the severe political, economic and financial crisis in Lebanon to complete its takeover of the country. Iran already has a political and military presence in Lebanon through its terrorist proxy, Hezbollah. The current crisis, …

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U.S. to Announce Iraq Troop Withdrawal

Iraqi Prime Minister Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi and U.S. President Joe Biden are expected to announce the full withdrawal of U.S. combat troops from Iraq by the end of this year. The announcement is set to be made as Biden hosts Kadhimi at the White House today. While the U.S. …

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Pro-Iran militias in Iraq warn US over withdrawal doublespeak

The US has indicated that it will withdraw its “combat troops” from Iraq, but do they even exist? The US has indicated it will withdraw “combat troops” from Iraq. But it doesn’t have combat troops there, and pro-Iran militias have indicated they believe America is being misleading. The reports of …

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Palestinians accuse Hamas of storing weapons in residential areas

Palestinians in the Gaza Strip said that the explosion that killed 1 and injured 14 on Thursday took place in a warehouse used by Hamas for storing weapons. Palestinian factions and human rights organizations have called on Hamas and other Palestinian terror groups to stop storing weapons in residential areas …

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Israel’s real diplomatic test comes from a surprising place: Russia

Moscow wields enormous influence in the middle east and is parked squarely on Israel’s doorstep in Syria. This presents a test for Israeli diplomacy. Much has been written since Prime Minister Naftali Bennett and Foreign Minister Yair Lapid came to power six weeks ago about how a new government presents …

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Iranian Naval Fleet Arrives In St. Petersburg To Attend Naval Parade

An Iranian flotilla, including Sahand destroyer and Makran forward base ship, has arrived in Russia to participate in the naval parade on the occasion of Russian Navy Day, Iran’s envoy in Moscow said, On the invitation of the Russian Minister of Defense, Iran Army Navy Commander Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi …

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Iraq: PM Al-Kadhimi Announces Arrest Of Terrorist Network Behind Sadr City Bombing

An entire network that planned and executed a suicide bombing in Sadr City which killed dozens of people on Monday has been arrested, Iraq’s prime minister said on Saturday. A suicide bomber targeted shoppers in a crowded market in the Sadr City neighborhood of Baghdad on the eve of Eid …

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Israel rejected Egypt’s request it mediate Ethiopia dam talks, media reports

Israel rejected Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi’s request to mediate with Ethiopia over its Renaissance Dam, Israeli Maariv newspaper reported. Jacky Hugi added that although every now and then someone in Egypt claims that Israel is secretly mediating between Cairo and Addis Ababa over the dam issue, this is a …

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Hamas warns Israel not to test patience of Palestine resistance

Following Israeli lobbying for intensifying raids on Al-Aqsa Mosque, the Palestinian Islamic Resistance Movement Hamas warned Israel not to test its patience because it is ready to defend the Palestinian holy sites, land and property. In a statement sent to media, Hamas called on the Palestinian people and the Palestinian …

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