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US urges Pakistan to expel 'Taliban leaders'

Japanese capital holds evacuation drills in face of North Korean missile attack

Dozens of Saudi mercenaries killed as Yemeni forces hit base in Ta’izz

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Israel plans for railway connecting it with Saudi Arabia

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Indian clandestine support for Korean nukes

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HRW urges UN sanctions on Saudi crown prince over Yemen war

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Hidden Israeli-Iranian war in Syria

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Israel prepares for air bridge to India over Saudi Arabia

Don’t forget old friends to make new one

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Hamas blames Israeli regime for assassination attempt on its commander

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Netanyahu in India: A dangerous alliance against Pakistan

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Interference of Saudi Intelligence services in Tehran’s deep operations

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16 US troops and officers killed in Afghanistan

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Pentagon Investigates Video of US Soldier Shooting Afghan Civilian


Israel plans for railway connecting it with Saudi Arabia

1396/11/2 | 12:46
  The Israeli government has begun preparing plans to build a railway linking Israel with Saudi Arabia to transfer goods and people, Al-Araby Al-Jadeed reported yesterday.   Reporting the Israeli newspaper Yedioth Ahronoth, the London-based website said that the 15 million shekels ($4.5 million) cost of the plans for this project was included in the 2019 budget, which was approved three days earlier.   The initial plan for the project is to build a railway station in the city of Bisan with a railway network which travels through ...

Mossad has killed at least 3,000 Palestinians; Zionist expert

1396/11/2 | 12:46
     An Israeli expert told German News that Mossad has killed nearly 3,000 people. Israeli analyst Ronen Bergman told German News Spiegel: All these people should not have been targeted by Mossad because many of them were innocent.   Bergman said: During the second intifada, Mossad killed four to five Palestinians a day.   It must be noted that Ronen Bergman’s new book ‘Rise and Kill First’ will be published on January 23.   According to the author, he spoke in his research with about 2,000 people, “including ...

Putin calls on Israel to end occupation of Arab lands, proclaims solidarity with Palestine

1396/11/1 | 12:46
  Russian president Vladimir Putin made the statement in a congratulatory letter marking the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People.   The Russian President has written a letter to his Palestinian counterpart Mahmoud Abbas affirming Russia’s longstanding commitment to justice for Palestine which dates back to the 1950s.   In his letter, Putin wrote,   RUSSIA, AS A PERMANENT MEMBER OF THE UN SECURITY COUNCIL AND THE MIDDLE EAST QUARTET OF INTERNATIONAL MEDIATORS, TAKES A PRINCIPLED STAND IN SUPPORT ...

A Jewish plot: Pushing India against China, Pakistan and Iran

1396/10/29 | 12:46
  Senate Chairman Mian Raza Rabbani has warned the Muslim world that the emerging nexus between the United States, Israel and India is a major threat to the ummah.   According to a press release issued by the Senate secretariat on Wednesday, Mr Rabbani sounded the warning while addressing the 13th session of the Parliamentary Union of Islamic Countries (PUIC) being held in Tehran.   He said that Pakistan strongly opposed the US attempt to alter the legal and historical status of Al Quds, adding that the move was a blatant ...

Hidden Israeli-Iranian war in Syria

1396/10/28 | 12:46
Israeli raids and air strikes have recently increased deep into the Syrian territories. According to Israeli media and research centres reports, these attacks target Iranian weapons before parts of them are transferred to Hezbollah in Lebanon.   The reports state that the missiles are particularly advanced and accurate and could potentially undermine Israel’s strategic domiance and enable Iranian proxies to target anywhere in Israel.   On Wednesday, military analyst in Yedioth Ahronoth newspaper, Alex Fishman, said that in the ...

Modi and Netanyahu may get along great, but there are serious limitations to India-Israel relations

1396/10/28 | 12:46
  The Israeli prime minister may want closer ties with India as the situation in Palestine deteriorates, but that’s not going to be easy.   Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will commence his return visit to India on Sunday, January 14, within six months of Narendra Modi’s visit to Israel. Modi’s trip had been the first visit of an Indian prime minister to the Jewish state, nearly 70 years after the state came into being and 25 years after India established diplomatic ties with it.   The last quarter of a century has ...

Netanyahu: $500mn Israel-India arms deal 'back on track'

1396/10/28 | 12:46
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says military officials accompanying him on a "very important" trip to India have managed to get "back on track" a $500 million arms deal that New Delhi had recently called off. Nearly a month ago India announced that it was dumping a contract for 8,000 Spike anti-tank missiles made by Israeli weapons manufacturer Rafael in favor of developing a domestic alternative called Nag. "Following talks I have held with my friend, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Indian government has informed us that ...

Israel prepares for air bridge to India over Saudi Arabia

1396/10/27 | 12:46
Air India has signed a contract with Israeli airlines El Al to launch direct flights between Delhi and Tel Aviv, passing through the Saudi skies, reported Tuesday. Citing a report by Israeli newspaper Yedioth Ahronoth, said that the two airlines signed the contract in the wake of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s visit to India. Yedioth Ahronoth said that Netanyahu’s visit to India aimed to reach deals related to energy, technology, cinema and other sectors, noting that the “air bridge through Saudi ...

Don’t forget old friends to make new one

1396/10/27 | 12:46
  Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is on a three day visit to India. His tour will start from January 15, he will remain in India till January 18.    About this visit, Acharya Pramod Krishnam has said that India should follow it’s traditional policy. He said that India has always supported Palestine but PM Narendra Modi is having proximity with Israel which is against the traditional policy that India followed.   He said that while making new friends we shouldn’t create a rift with our old friends. He questioned ...

New network should be created to confront US-Israel alliance: Raza Rabbani

1396/10/27 | 12:46
  Chairman of Pakistan Senate Mian Raza Rabbani has urged that Pakistani people should take ownership of their own natural resources and a new network should be created to confront with US-Israel alliance.     He made the remarks in the 13th Conference of the Inter-Parliamentary Union of the OIC member-states (PUIC) in Tehran on Tuesday. He said that the US government bypasses international law and veto resolutions against Israel, but acts in another manner vis-a-vis other countries. Rabbani said that this conference may warm ...

Hamas blames Israeli regime for assassination attempt on its commander

1396/10/27 | 12:46
Palestinian Islamic Resistance Movement, Hamas, has blamed the Israeli regime after an explosion in the southern Lebanese city of Sidon targeted the group’s commander Mohammad Hamdan.   Hamas comments were released during a visit paid to Hamdan in Lebanon’s Labib Medical Center. The visit was led by the group’s representatives in Lebanon Ali Baraka, Aymen Shana’a, and Jihad Taha. According to a statement by Hamas, a blast in the southern Lebanese city of Sidon targeted Sunday Mohammad Hamdan, a member of Hamas in Sidon and a refugee ...

Tel Aviv ‘disappointed’ by India’s rejection of Al-Quds as Israeli capital: Netanyahu

1396/10/26 | 12:46
  Israeli regime’s premier Benjamin Netanyahu says he was “disappointed” by India’s refusal to recognize al-Quds (Jerusalem) as the capital of the occupying regime, but said but he would not let it spoil his landmark visit to the Asian country.   “Naturally, I am disappointed,” Netanyahu, who is on a six-day visit to India, said on Monday.   India joined more than 120 countries last month to vote in favor of a resolution calling for the US to drop its recognition of al-Quds as the “capital” of Israeli regime.   The ...

Israel Keeps Bombing Syria and Nobody Is Doing Anything About It

1396/10/25 | 12:46
  The Syrian Army is alleging that Israeli jets struck positions dozens of times within Syria early Tuesday morning in the al-Qutayfa area east of Damascus.   According to a statement by Syria’s General Command, the Syrian government’s air defenses not only intercepted all of the missiles Israel fired, but it even managed to counter strike one of the Israeli jets, the Jerusalem Post reports.   While the strike is unconfirmed on the Israeli side, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu referred to the recent assault during a ...

Netanyahu in India: A dangerous alliance against Pakistan

1396/10/25 | 12:46
  Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrived in New Delhi on Sunday for the first visit by an Israeli leader to India in 15 years, promising closer ties with the regional power.   The visit marks 25 years since India and Israel established diplomatic relations, but comes just weeks after India voted in favour of a United Nations resolution denouncing United States President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.   Netanyahu and his wife Sara were welcomed at the international airport in New Delhi by Indian ...

After Yemen’s defensive threat, Saudi buys Israel’s Iron dome

1396/10/22 | 12:46
  Saudi Arabia has reportedly been seeking to purchase Israel’s so-called Iron Dome missile system amid reports that the two regimes have a plan to normalize their relations and unite against Yemen.   Basler Zeitung, a Swiss German-language newspaper published in the city of Basel, quoted a “European weapons dealer in the Saudi capital of Riyadh” as saying on Monday that the Saudis were seeking to buy Israeli military equipment, including the so-called Trophy Active Protection System (APS).   The vehicle-mounted system ...

Secret military cooperation between Saudi Arabia and Israel – Middle East Monitor

1396/10/22 | 12:46
  The Swiss newspaper Basler Zeitung revealed the fact that there exists a “secret alliance” between Saudi Arabia and Israel, intended “to restrain "Iran’s expansion" in the region, despite the absence of any official relations between the two countries.”   “For the time being, Riyadh rejects any official normalization of relationships with Israel as long as the Palestinian-Israeli conflict is not resolved and normalization has not been publically declared by Arab countries and thus there will be no exchange of ambassadors,” ...

Kashmir and Palestine are punchbags for their occupiers

1396/10/20 | 12:46
  Kashmir and Palestine are two nations with too long a history but too small a geography. A history of mass-historical blunders; of occupation and oppression; of resistance and rebellion; of angst and determination; of hope and despair; of nation and nationhood; and of belief and belongings.   A geography whose walls of blood and horror are viewed as an exhibit in a case by outsiders but have no windows to the outside world; an odd conjecture yet fitting for Kashmir and Palestine. What broadly connects the two nations and elucidates ...

Israeli regime can’t help terrorists in Syria with attacks: Damascus

1396/10/20 | 12:46
Syria’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates has censured the recent Israeli attacks near the war-torn nation's capital, stressing such acts of aggression and the dangerous and hostile course that the Tel Aviv is pursuing to destabilize the Middle East region are meant to lift the morale of foreign-backed Takfiri terrorist groups. In two separate letters addressed to United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres and the rotating president of the UN Security Council, Kairat Umarov, on Tuesday, the ministry stated that Israeli jets ...

Birth of an Insurgency: The US-Israeli “Secret Deal” to Manipulate Protests in Iran

1396/10/19 | 12:46
  Using the recent protests as cover, the governments of the United States and Israel are advancing a much larger plan for covert regime change against the Iranian government, one born out of the “secret deal” negotiated and signed between the two countries right before the widely covered but relatively small protests in Iran began in late December.   That deal, negotiated between National Security Adviser and neocon darling H.R. McMaster and his Israeli counterpart Meir Ben-Shabbat, secured the full cooperation of the Trump ...

Audio leaked of Netanyahu’s son bragging about dad’s shady gas deal outside strip club

1396/10/19 | 12:46
    An audio recording of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's son is leaked in which Yair can be heard drunkenly bragging about his father's efforts to pass a shady gas deal outside a strip club. In the audio track aired by Channel 2 News on Monday, Yair Netanyahu tells the son of an Israeli gas tycoon that his father pushed a controversial gas deal in parliament in favor of his father in 2015. “Bro, you got to spot me. My dad made an awesome deal for your dad, bro, he fought, fought in the Knesset for this, bro,” said ...

Iran: Saudi, US, Israel fanning flames of regional tensions

1396/10/19 | 12:46
Iran says Saudi Arabia, the United States, and Israel are fanning the flames of regional crises through their interventionist policies and invasive actions. Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif made the remarks in an address to Tehran Security Conference on Monday. The one-day event - held under the banner of ‘Regional Security in West Asia; Emerging Challenges and Trends’ - is the second of its kind organized in the Iranian capital. More than 200 Iranian and international political figures and analysts attended the conference. Zarif blamed ...

Israel PM wants UNRWA closed amid US aid cut threat

1396/10/18 | 12:46
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has called for the closure of the United Nations agency for Palestinian refugees after US President Donald Trump cut the funding for the organization. Netanyahu said at the beginning of his weekly cabinet meeting in Jerusalem al-Quds on Sunday that the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) needed to pass away from the world. This is a body established separately 70 years ago, just for Palestinian refugees, while the UNHCR exists for all other refugees in the world,” ...

Israeli Chief of Staff hints at full-scale war against Syria

1396/10/16 | 12:46
The Israeli Chief of Staff hinted yesterday at the possibility of launching a full-scale war against Syria to prevent the imposition of Shia hegemony in Israel’s neighbour.   Lieutenant-General Gadi Eisenkot made his comments at the University of Herzliya and accused the Iranian government of working to form a “Shia crescent” to spread its influence across Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, Yemen, Bahrain and the Gaza Strip.   “In recent months, investment in the Palestinian arena has also grown,” explained Eisenkot, “driven by ...

Israel step closer to making Jerusalem Jewish-only city

1396/10/15 | 12:46
  The Israeli government is planning a series of measures aimed at fully denying Palestinians their legal rights in Jerusalem and precluding any future peace settlement based on sharing the city between Israel and a future Palestinian state.   One of the most aggressive measures to date is a bill that was approved by the Israeli Knesset on Tuesday, January 2.   Haley declared that the US will cut off US funding of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) and will only resume funding when the Palestinians agree to ...

16 Israeli soldiers committed suicide last year

1396/10/15 | 12:46
  The Israel Defence Forces have revealed that 2017 witnessed the highest number of suicides among its soldiers since 2011, Al-Resalah reported on Wednesday. A spokesman for the IDF said that 16 soldiers killed themselves last year.   According to the Head of the Manpower Planning and Administration Division in the IDF, Colonel Merav Kirshner, “Most of the suicides are soldiers in their first year of compulsory service, not during initial enlistment and preparation, but later during the first year of service.”   The first ...

Greater game: The alliance of India-US and Israel against Pakistan

1396/10/15 | 12:46
India is to buy 131 surface-to-air missiles from Israel in a $70 million deal, the defence ministry announced Tuesday ahead of a visit by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.   The Barak missiles made by Rafael Advanced Defense Systems are to be used for India’s first aircraft carrier which is under construction.Netanyahu will lead a business delegation to India on a four day trip expected in mid-January.     Israel has become a major defence supplier to India, selling an average of $1 billion of military equipment ...

France warns US, Saudi, Israeli against hostile comments on Iran events

1396/10/15 | 12:46
  French President Emmanuel Macron has warned the US, Israel and Saudi Arabia against making belligerent statements on the recent developments inside Iran, calling on them to tone down their rhetoric which, he said, could lead to “war.” “The official line pursued by the United States, Israel and Saudi Arabia, who are our allies in many ways, is almost one that would lead us to war,” Macron told reporters on Wednesday. The French president warned that for some countries, such a hostile policy is a “deliberate strategy.” Macron ...

Israeli expert expects Iran protests to impact Middle East security

1396/10/13 | 12:46
  The Israeli security establishment has been following with great interest political developments in Iran amid ongoing anti-government protests there, especially their impact on the Middle East, a security source said.   “In Israel, an assessment is made of the daily situation in Iran which includes careful monitoring of what is happening on the streets of Tehran and statements made by Iranian leaders who are at a major crossroads” Israel’s Channel 20 quoted an Israeli security source as saying.   According to the source, ...

Why Is Israel So Afraid of 16-Year-Old Ahed Tamimi?

1396/10/12 | 12:46
  Sixteen-year-old Ahed Tamimi was back in court Thursday, with the judge ruling for the third time that her detention is extended, this time for another five days.   Over the past week and a half, Ahed has been shuffled between numerous Israeli prisons and police stations. She has been held in cold isolation cells with cameras pointed at her 24 hours a day. Repeatedly, without a parent or lawyer present, they have attempted to interrogate her. The reasoning for the judge’s rulings to extend her detention is that she “poses a ...

Israel gives Nauru $72,000 ‘gift’ ahead of UN vote on Jerusalem

1396/10/12 | 12:46
  Israel bought a sewage treatment system for the small island of Nauru in the Pacific just two weeks before it voted against a UN General Assembly resolution on Jerusalem.   Israel’s Yedioth Ahronoth newspaper reported yesterday that the Tenders Committee at the Israeli foreign ministry approved the purchase of the sewage treatment plant at a cost of $72,000 without a tender.   Nauru is only 21 square kilometres large and has a population of only 11,359.   The paper quoted the ministry’s Tenders Committee as saying ...

Ten Israeli conditions for ‘peace’ with Saudi Arabia

1396/10/12 | 12:46
In a study published by the Begin-Sadat Centre for Strategic Studies in Israel, Mordechai Kedar, has outlined a ten part vision for peace with Saudi Arabia. The vision outlines a plan that would include few concessions for Israel.   Presenting the study, Kedar: “If Saudis want to live in peace with” Israel,” then Israel will accept peace in return, but this is all they will receive, it will not be a peace agreement of any other kind. If they do not want peace under these conditions, then no peace will be discussed. ”   He ...

Mothers of all Palestinians shall be killed: Israeli law maker

1396/10/10 | 12:46
Ayelet Shaked, Israeli parliament member and law-maker has accused all Palestinians of being terrorists, and wishes death on all Palestinians, supporting the Israeli military aggression.   Ayelet Shaked wrote this on her Facebook page: “Behind every terrorist stand dozens of men and women, without whom he could not engage in terrorism. They are all enemy , and their blood shall be on all their heads. Now this also includes the mothers of the Palestinians, who send them to hell with flowers and kisses. They should follow their sons, nothing ...

Iraqi officials deny visiting Israel

1396/10/10 | 12:46
  Claims that 20 Iraqi officials have secretly visited Israel over the years have been denied, has reported. The claims were made by an Israeli academic who told Russia Today that Arabs are “running” to normalise relations with the Zionist state.   It is claimed that Mithal Al-Alousi and Ahmed Al-Jalabi visited Israel in 2007; Mish’an Lajbouri went there in 2009; Hanan Al-Fatlawi in 2010; and Hussein Al-Shahrastani in 2011. “This,” said the academic in question, “is Iraqi hypocrisy.” The exact name of ...

Muslim world won’t compromise on al-Quds, says Erdogan

1396/10/10 | 12:46
  Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has once again criticized US President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem al-Quds as the "capital" of Israel, stressing that the Israeli-occupied city is of great value to all Muslims. Addressing the 16th Islamic Circle of North America-Muslim American Society Convention in Chicago, the United States, via a video link, Erdogan said on Saturday that Jerusalem al-Quds was the “red line for all Muslims,” calling on Muslims “not to allow anyone to divide them on the basis of ethnic, sectarian ...

The Zionist regime tries to win support from third world countries over Al Quds with financial promises

1396/10/9 | 12:46
  Zionist Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, created a fund to win support from third world countries over Quds issue.   According to the Times of Israel, a fund has been set up to provide 50 million dollars to 50 developing countries to gain their support of Israel at international level.   It is also said that the Zionist regime has paid $ 72,000 to persuade a small island nation in the Pacific to vote against the US-back resolution on Quds in the General Assembly.   The Israeli Foreign Ministry paid the $ 72,000 ...

Arab League prepares to block Israel UN Security Council bid

1396/10/9 | 12:46
  The Arab League yesterday completed a draft proposal to block Israel’s 2019-2020 bid to join the UN Security Council, the Bahraini News Agency reported.   Israel is the only country in the Middle East that has never obtained a non-permanent Security Council seat.   According to the news agency, the proposal will be submitted to a general meeting of the Arab Parliament in order to adopt it.   In the session yesterday, the Arab Parliament also directed its speaker, Mishaal Bin Fahmy El Selmy, to “contact the UN ...

The lies of Israel

1396/10/8 | 12:46
  Israel claims to be a light unto the nations. But it casts a dark shadow over the region.Israel claims to be the only democracy in the middle east. But 4.5 million of the Palestinians it rules have no vote.   Israel claims to be a villa in the jungle. But this entire notion is the epitome of racism.   Israel claims to have an independent judiciary. But for Palestinians, it runs racist show trials in military “courts” which have a 99.7 per cent conviction rate.   Israel claims its military is the most moral in the ...

63 teenagers refuse to join Israel army over human rights violations

1396/10/8 | 12:46
Some 63 Israeli teenagers from across the country are refusing to be enlisted into the army due to the perpetual human rights violations committed by Israeli forces, Yedioth Ahronoth reported yesterday. In a letter addressed to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman, Education Minister Naftali Bennett and Israeli army Chief of Staff Gadi Eizenkot, the twelfth grade students wrote that their decision was motivated by “a commitment to the values of peace”. The students also criticised the Separation ...

25 Bahrain groups demand delegation that visited Israel be prosecuted

1396/10/8 | 12:46
Some 25 Bahraini organisations including political associations, civil society groups and various intellectual and political trends have come together to condemn a visit by what they called a “suspicious” delegation to Israel.   In a joint statement, the organisations demanded delegates be prosecuted for abandoning the Bahraini national consensus which rejects normalisation with Israel.   “The Palestinian issue is the central issue of the Arab and Islamic nation and Jerusalem is the eternal capital of Palestine,” they said ...

Iran confirms upholding death sentence for academic over spying

1396/10/6 | 12:46
  Iran’s Supreme Court has upheld a death sentence against a Sweden-based Iranian academic convicted of spying for Israel, reports Reuters.   Ahmadreza Djalali, a medical doctor and lecturer at the Karolinska Institute, a Stockholm medical university, was accused of providing information to Israel to help it assassinate several senior nuclear scientists.   Djalali was arrested in Iran in April 2016 and later convicted of espionage. He has denied the charges, Amnesty said.   At least four scientists were killed between ...

Netanyahu thanks Denmark for cutting aid to Palestinian NGOs

1396/10/6 | 12:46
  Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has hailed Denmark’s recent decision to revoke funding to several Palestinian NGOs, Israel’s Walla reported yesterday.   Netanyahu called on all European countries to follow similar measures.   “I call on all the European governments to end their support for organisations that support terrorism and boycotts of Israel.” He stressed: “Denmark has decided to take this step, but it is not the first or the last.”   “We will continue pursuing this line,” he said.   On ...

Chess federation says Israel excluded from Saudi-hosted match

1396/10/6 | 12:46
  Israeli players have been denied visas to participate in a speed chess championship hosted by Saudi Arabia this week, a vice president of the World Chess Federation (FIDE) said on Sunday.   Seven Israeli players had requested visas for the tournament on December 26-30. It would have marked the first time Saudi Arabia had publicly hosted Israelis as the Gulf state does not recognise Israel and there are no formal ties between them.   Israel Gelfer, vice president of FIDE, whose Secretariat is based in Athens, told Reuters ...

Israel sole winner of Saudi Arabia’s ME destabilizing game

1396/10/5 | 12:46
Being a region full of complexities, the Middle East has been facing a string of crises. The rise of Daesh in Iraq and Syria followed by the Qatar blockade, fueling sectarian tensions, the invasion of Yemen, the flood of US arms to the Middle East and the recent Lebanese crisis are only a few instances in which Saudi Arabia’s involvement is discernible.   Apparently, Saudi Arabia is now facing the consequences of its insanity and the conspiracies it has been fomenting in the Middle East as the crisis has spilled over to its own territory, ...

A united rejection: A strong slap in Trump’s face

1396/10/3 | 12:46
  A Clear majority of the global community — in fact, over half of the UN’s members — voted overwhelmingly on Thursday to reject the unilateral US move to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.       A General Assembly resolution, spearheaded by Egypt and co-sponsored by Pakistan, termed any attempts to alter the status of Jerusalem as “null and void” while calling on all states “to refrain from the establishment of diplomatic missions in the Holy City. ...”       The vote lacks any ...

Thousands of demonstrators call for Netanyahu's resignation

1396/10/3 | 12:46
  Thousands of Israelis have taken to the streets in Tel Aviv, calling for the resignation of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu over alleged corruption charges. People gathered in central Tel Aviv for a demonstration, titled the "March of Shame," on Saturday for the fourth consecutive week, while a smaller protest was held in Jerusalem al-Quds. Netanyahu is involved in two separate corruption cases and investigators have questioned him seven times. The cases involve allegations that Netanyahu received lavish gifts from wealthy businessmen ...

Israel lobby ‘controls’ US money in Mideast to ‘buy off’ certain states

1396/10/3 | 12:46
US President Donald Trump is whipping up support to rebuild infrastructure by complaining about the $7 trillion the US has “foolishly” spent in the Middle East but, according to political analyst Michael Burns, he cannot free the money up from the hands of the Israeli lobby, which controls the US foreign relations “lock, stock, and barrel,” and spends it to “buy off” regional countries in favor of Israel. Trump’s Friday comment on Twitter “masks one brutal fact” and that is the American people are "tired" of the US “interminable” ...

UN General Assembly unanimously calls on US to revoke al-Quds decision

1396/10/1 | 12:46
  The United Nations General Assembly has unanimously voted in favor of a resolution that calls on the US to withdraw its controversial recognition of Jerusalem al-Quds as Israeli "capital." The 193-nation assembly adopted the resolution on Thursday by a decisive vote of 128 to 9, with 35 abstentions. Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif took to Twitter, hailing the vote as a "resounding" negative reply to US President Donald Trump's "intimidation" in reference to his threat of reprisals against countries that support the measure. Before ...

The inevitable collapse of Israeli-Saudi-American alliance against Iran and Resistance

1396/9/29 | 12:46
  From the earliest years of the Zionist project, the leaders of the movement - which then morphed into the State of Israel - understood that regional coalitions were crucial to its success.   But Israel is a settler colonial project and therefor it was and still is very much hated by people in the region.     Israel and its leaders invested in creating and promoting corrupt unprincipled despots to lead in the countries around it, men who would control the Arab world by keeping its people poor, uneducated and without ...

Israel prepared to pay price for Jerusalem al-Quds move: Israeli minister

1396/9/29 | 12:46
Israel’s minister of military affairs, Avigdor Lieberman, says the entity is fully ready to pay the “price” for US President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem al-Quds as Israel’s “capital.” “It was clear to us that the US President's declaration [on Jerusalem al-Quds] will have a price, and I repeat, we are ready to pay the whole price. This determination [on city] is important,” Lieberman said during a tour of the Re’im military base on Tuesday morning. On December 6, Trump announced his decision to recognize ...

What next after Bin Salman has ordered Abbas to surrender to Israel?

1396/9/28 | 12:46
  Saudi Arabia and Israel represent a twin threat to the Arab world. Both states have long received the military and political backing of the world’s sole remaining superpower, the United States of America; the regimes of both states abuse human rights, have committed war crimes and discriminate against their own citizens.   Both, however, are considered by American elites to be useful for the project of retaining US hegemony in the Middle East, albeit in different ways.   Support for Israel is also considered to be a religious ...