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West Eyes Nuclear Deal-Style Missile Pact with Iran

Saudi Arabia’s Desperate Moves against Hezbollah

International conference on lovers of Ahlul Bayt (as) and the Takfiri issue

3,000 more US troops deployed to Afghanistan: Pentagon

US Claims North Korea Behind FALLCHILL Malware

Saudi Arabia and Israel want to drag US into war against Iran: Former CIA officer

The story of a French woman who married four ISIS terrorists

'Saudi King Salman to step down next week'

Pakistan, US trade blame over cross-border terrorism

Delinking LeT from Haqqani network: Did US ditch India?

Is PTI backing Tehreek-e-Labbaik protests?

Israel ready to share intel on Iran with Saudi Arabia: Military chief

Saudi Arabia blackmailing detained princes to fill state coffers: Report

Netanyahu: Israel Will Act Alone to Force Iran Out of Syria

50,000 Yemeni children will die by end of the year, says Save the Children

Saudi storms home of detained cleric Salman Al-Ouda

Morsi tells lawyer of threats to his life

How Israel and Saudi Arabia Conspire to Seize Control of the Middle East?

How Trump’s CIA Used Bin Laden Files and a Neocon Think Tank to Escalate Tensions With Iran

Decline in terrorism: Has Pakistan won the proxy war led by Israel and India?

Is TTP returning to South Waziristan again?

Scapegoat: Is Supreme Court going to disqualify Jhangir Tareen?

Is this the end of Nawaz dynasty in Pakistan?

US president takes issue with ‘naïve’ Times op-ed on Xi-Trump ties

Yemeni hospitals will run out of fuel in three weeks: UN

Will new chairman review NAB’s in-house legal view on Musharraf?

How serious is Iraqi Kurdistan about reviewing ties with Washington?

Why Pakistan wants Afghanistan to join CPEC?

Lebanese Bankers Fear Qatar-Style Blockade by Saudis

Corruption in Israel is not just an Israeli issue

New constituency’s controversy: Is PML-N trying to delay the election?

Media Silent as 1 Million Protesters March in Spain to demand the release of Catalan political prisoners

Did Israel enforce Trump to renegotiate nuclear agreement with Iran?

Non-bailable arrest warrants: Has Nawaz Sharif abandoned Ishaq Dar?

Shafaqna Insight: Why India cannot sabotage CPEC?

Zimbabwe army deploys soldiers outside Harare

Sheikh Salman to be tried later this month on false espionage charges

Startling revelations: How politician used terrorists to target their rivals?

Turkish President slams Saudi Crown prince over ’Moderate Islam’

Islamic Jihad vows retaliation for Israeli attack

Don’t get ‘too close’ to Iran: US warning to Pakistan

Re-opening of Hudabiya case: What is the game behind the curtains?

UK Hindu minister urges military aid to Israel

iPhone X owners complain of ‘green line of death’ on screen of $999 device

Rapprochement with Israel carries a heavy price tag for Riyadh

MMA revival: Is it an attempt to induct extremist religious parties into politics?

Shafaqna analysis: Why Pakistan cannot bring Altaf Hussain back?

Strong earthquake hits Iran-Iraq border, kills about 450

US envoy assures Israel that US will move embassy to Jerusalem

The untold story: why Priti Patel’s departure is ‘a great loss for Israel’

Policy flaws: How the electoral endorsement powered a terrorist organization

Mounting debt: Would Nawaz Govt leave a huge economic crisis behind?

Tillerson Warns Against Using Lebanon as Proxy for Mideast Conflict

How Saudi Crown Prince purged royal family rivals

South Sudan using food as weapon of war -UN report

Is Lebanese PM Hariri a Prisoner of Saudi Arabia?

What the Mossad’s female agents do — and don’t do — for the sake of Israel

Revival of MMA: Mullahs on the same page

Tightening noose around Sharifs: The awakening of NAB in Pakistan

Trump’s tweets, thin skin may cause nuclear war: Analyst

130 people killed in Iran’s Kermanshah as quake hits region

Spilling the beans: Karzai’s more revelations about US and Daesh collusion in Afghanistan

Leak: UAE planned financial war against Qatar

Did Trump beg for a war during his Asia trip?

Senior Saudi Princes tortured, beaten in royal purge

Pakistan Awami Itehad:  Who is behind Musharraf’s political gimmick?

When a Hindu devotee went to Karbala

World’s criminal silence on Collapsing Yemen

Wooing Pakistan back: The fodder of CSF for Pakistan

The Saudi-Iran conflict and us

Merger of adversaries: Who is pulling the strings?

Yemenis to give 'unprecedented' response to Saudi possible attack on Hudaydah

China urges South Korea to resume talks with North

Ankara’s reading of the recent events in Saudi Arabia

Scientists find way to make old human cells young again

Report: Daesh leader may be in eastern Syrian border city of Boukamal

Punjab Law Minister threatens MWM leadership of dire consequences

Bringing Hammad Siddique back:  Another pitfall for MQM

Saudi Crown Prince Bin Salman bribed Donald Trump with $1bn

Trump’s Afghan gamble

Terror in Quetta:  Why State failed to protect AIG Hamid Shakeel?

Hudaibiya revived: The quagmire around Nawaz Sharif

Yemen facing world’s worst famine amid Saudi aggression, blockade

Hariri must return to Lebanon for official resignation: Tillerson

Saudis, UAE, Kuwait Order Citizens to Leave Lebanon

Israeli Officials :We Will Bombard Russia’s military bases in Syria If The S-300 is Given to Our Enemies

If convicted, will Nawaz get a presidential pardon?

Over 25 Million Muslims March Against ISIS And The Mainstream Media Completely Ignores It

More than 50 nationalities gather in holy city of Kerbela

How will history judge Nawaz Sharif?

‘Saudi Arabia summoned Abbas in response to Hamas trip to Iran’

Why does US want to re-engage Pakistan?

Sources: Saudi prince’s helicopter was targeted by Bin Salman

Last nail in coffin: Diminishing hopes of Nawaz Sharif

US wars have cost $5.6 trillion since 2001: Study

Saudi officials arrest first princess amid Crown Prince's mass purge

Saudi offering $430m for wanted Houthi militants

Thousands of ISIS Fighters Returning To UK Given Luxury Housing & Rehab

Muhammad Bin Salman, another Saddam Hussein?

Washington’s reservations over CPEC

Israel


Israel ready to share intel on Iran with Saudi Arabia: Military chief

1396/8/26 | 04:28
Chief of Staff of Israeli military, Lieutenant General Gadi Eizenkot, says Tel Aviv is ready to share intelligence with Saudi Arabia in their joint efforts to confront Iran. In an interview with the Saudi-owned Elaph online newspaper on Thursday, Eizenkot claimed that Iran was the "biggest threat to the region” and was seeking “to take control of the Middle East.” “This is what must be prevented in the region,” he went on to say, noting that Tel Aviv and Riyadh were in full agreement about Iran's intentions. Eizenkot further expressed ...

Netanyahu: Israel Will Act Alone to Force Iran Out of Syria

1396/8/25 | 04:28
  Israel will stop at nothing to contain Iran, even if it has to act alone, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said. The PM accused Tehran of plotting to destroy Israel from Syria, where it has been helping fight terrorists at the government's invitation. “Iran is scheming to entrench itself militarily in Syria,” Netanyahu claimed as he addressed the Jewish Federation of North America’s General Assembly in Los Angeles via a video conference on Tuesday. The Israeli leader further alleged that Iran, which serves as one of ...

How Israel and Saudi Arabia Conspire to Seize Control of the Middle East?

1396/8/25 | 04:28
    The cable instructs Israeli diplomats to ratchet up diplomatic pressure against Lebanese Hezbollah and Iran.   The Israeli plan saw an opportunity in the fact that the new regime in Saudi Arabia headed by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MbS) was able to force Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri, a longtime puppet of the Saudis, to resign his post from Saudi soil.   The Israeli cable also urged its missions abroad to pressure foreign governments to support Saudi Arabia’s war against the Houthis in Yemen. Iran ...

Corruption in Israel is not just an Israeli issue

1396/8/24 | 04:28
  Whether the string of scandals, now hounding Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, lead to his sacking or not, it matters little.   Though nearly half of Israelis polled last July – well before the scandals took a much dirtier turn – believe that Netanyahu is corrupt, a majority of Israelis said that they would still vote for him.   A recent survey conducted by Israel’s Channel 10 TV concluded that, if general elections are held today, Netanyahu will garner 28% while his closest contenders, Avi Gabbay of the ...

Did Israel enforce Trump to renegotiate nuclear agreement with Iran?

1396/8/24 | 04:28
  Trump administration warned Iran that it should be prepared for renegotiating a nuclear agreement signed with world powers in 2015 because the deal was probably not in US interests.   The warning, as can be expected, did not go down well in Tehran, provoking a storm of protests. And Iran’s president, Hassan Rowhani, ruled out the possibility of renegotiating the deal.     Trump and some of his senior officials now are reported to have a new plan in mind — not to blow up the deal but to renegotiate a better one.   According ...

Rapprochement with Israel carries a heavy price tag for Riyadh

1396/8/23 | 04:28
  Riyadh is convinced that rapprochement with Israel is the cornerstone of its desperate attempts to achieve any victory for Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman before he officially takes the throne.   Many Arabs did not believe the Israeli Prime Minister’s statements over recent years that there was a great understanding between Israel and a major Arab country; they were a clear reference to Saudi Arabia.   Observers believe that Riyadh has lost the battle with Tehran in Iraq, Syria and Lebanon. The Saudi stalemate in Yemen ...

Islamic Jihad vows retaliation for Israeli attack

1396/8/23 | 04:28
  Palestine’s Islamic Jihad Movement slammed the fresh Israeli threats as a declaration of war, saying the Tel Aviv regime will have to pay the price for a military attack on a tunnel in Gaza that killed 12 members of the Islamic Jihad and Hamas some two weeks ago.     “Israel has killed 12 Palestinians in Gaza and another one in the West (Bank) over the last two weeks… When they kill men of the resistance, and especially from Islamic Jihad, we have no other choice but to punish the occupier, and continue to strengthen the buildup ...

What the Mossad’s female agents do — and don’t do — for the sake of Israel

1396/8/22 | 04:28
    Breaking cover, five high-ranking agents discuss the advantages they have as female spies, the dangers and costs of their work, and where they draw the line.   For female Mossad agents, life is like a spy-movie — though not always as glamorous. Theirs is a world of intrigue, sleepless nights and, sometimes, flirtation, in conditions of ever-lurking danger, all for the sake of the state, with immense strains on their families.   For the first time, five female Mossad agents went public this week, in interviews with ...

The untold story: why Priti Patel’s departure is ‘a great loss for Israel’

1396/8/22 | 04:28
  It is easy enough to understand why an ambitious politician like Priti Patel would have wanted to court Conservative Friends of Israel (CFI), described this week by The Jewish Chronicle’s reporter Marcus Dysch as “the biggest lobbying group in Westminster”.   But what about the Israeli government and its allies? Why, in the words of Israeli opposition politician Isaac Herzog, was Patel’s fall from grace a “great loss for Israel”?   True, she looked like future leadership material. But in fact, a more interesting ...

Israeli Officials :We Will Bombard Russia’s military bases in Syria If The S-300 is Given to Our Enemies

1396/8/19 | 04:28
  The news that Israel had attacked targets in Syria was a yawner. The Israeli Air Force has been regularly paying visits to Syria for years, attacking convoys transporting Iranian weapons to Hezbollah, or destroying a Syrian nuclear reactor in 2007.   But this time, Syrian media reported that Israel fired several surface-to-surface missiles at a military airport. Yet much more significant is that fact that the airport was located outside Damascus, probably at least twenty-five miles from the Israeli border.   If in fact the ...

Leak: Israel supported Hariri’s resignation

1396/8/18 | 04:28
  Israel’s Channel 10 has published a leaked cable sent from the Israeli foreign ministry to all Israeli ambassadors calling on them to support Saudi efforts and rally support for the resignation of Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri.   The classified cable urged the diplomats to appeal to the highest officials within their host countries to attempt to expel Hezbollah from the Lebanese government and politics.   On Saturday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu described Hariri’s resignation as a wake-up call for ...

Israel arrests 483 Palestinian children this year

1396/8/17 | 04:28
    Israeli occupation forces have arrested 483 Palestinian children since the start of 2017, the Prisoners and Freed Prisoners Committee announced yesterday.   Quds Press reported the official Palestinian rights groups saying that the Israeli occupation locked up a number of these children in Ofer Military Prison under administrative detention.   The lawyer of the rights group Louai Al-Mansi said “40 Palestinian children were arrested in October”; eight of them were tortured.   Al-Mansi said that one child ...

US, Israel biggest supporters of terrorism in Middle East: Iran Def. Min.

1396/8/17 | 04:28
Iran's Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami says the United States and the Zionist regime of Israel are the biggest supporters of terrorism in the Middle East region. Speaking in a meeting with Pakistan’s Chief of Army Staff Qamar Javed Bajwa in Tehran on Tuesday, Hatami pointed to threadbare plots hatched by the United States and Israel, saying that they were the biggest source of support for terrorist groups wreaking havoc on a number of countries in the region.   The Iranian minister said US-nurtured extremism and the fight ...

Huge investment by a Kuwaiti company in Israeli gas fields

1396/8/16 | 04:28
    Zionist TV unveiled the huge investment of a Kuwaiti company in Israel.     Channel 10 of Zionist TV revealed that the Delek and Nobel Energy companies sold the shares of the Krish and Tanin gas fields in the waters of the occupied territories to foreign companies including a Kuwaiti company owned by a great Kuwaiti capitalist Sa’d al-Shoaib and one of the shareholders of oil companies in this country.   According to report of this channel, a Greek company named “Energeen”, has bought shares worth $ 150 ...

Israel-Saudi behind Lebanese PM Resignation

1396/8/15 | 04:28
    Saudi-born billionaire Wahhabi prime minister of Lebanon Sa’ad Hariri announced his resignation after a meeting with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.   He blamed Hizbullah for creating anti-West hysteria in the country which has resulted in isolation of the country within international community.   Personally, I think Lebanese nation would be better off with Western-stooges like Sa’ad Hariri whose father Rafik Hariri was murdered by Mossad in 2005 over praising Hizbullah for forcing Jewish army to withdraw ...

Saudi, Israeli officials hold rare meeting in L.A., weigh measures for breakthrough in relations

1396/8/15 | 04:28
  Officials from Saudi Arabia and Israel met on Monday in Los Angeles, California, in a move that could be a major step towards a thaw in the relations between the two countries.   The meeting was held on the sideline of the Middle East Security Forum at Sinai Temple, Los Angeles. It was attended by Prince Turki al-Faisal, former Saudi Intelligence chief, Prince Khalid bin Salman, Saudi ambassador to the U.S., and Dr. Yousef bin Trad bin Yousef Al-Sadoun, deputy minister for international organization affairs of Saudi Foreign Ministry ...

Why should Britain apologise for the Balfour Declaration?

1396/8/12 | 04:28
  Until now, the British government does not seem inclined to review its colonial behavior in Palestine, which led to the establishment of the Zionist state “Israel” there, and caused a catastrophe for the Palestinian people.   They were dislodged from most of their land, and their social fabric was ripped apart, while most Palestinians became refugees. The statement by UK Prime Minister Theresa May, in which she showed pride in the Balfour Declaration and the foundation of Israel, is only proof of that.   British policy ...

Israel, US call on EU to declare Hezbollah a terrorist organisation

1396/8/12 | 04:28
  Israel’s Yesh Atid party leader, Yair Lapid and US Congressman, Ted Deutch have called on the European Union to declare Hezbollah a “terrorist organisation”.   In a joint statement published in Spain’s La Sierra newspaper and Italian Corriere Della Sera newspaper yesterday, the officials described Hezbollah as “the most horrifying terrorist organisation”.   The two called on the European countries to cancel what they called “false distinction” between the political and military arms of Hezbollah, and to declare ...

Israel, Saudi Arabia have linked up against Iran: Larijani

1396/8/12 | 04:28
  Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani says Israel and Saudi Arabia are in cahoots against the Islamic Republic, which has played a positive role in providing regional security. “The Zionist regime and Saudi Arabia have linked up in their enmity towards Iran and in regional and international issues, they are making moves against the Islamic Republic," he said on Thursday while addressing a session in the Iranian city of Qom.  Tel Aviv and Riyadh, Larijani said, are seeking to provoke the US against Iran, but this situation has ...

Ayatollah Khamenei urges diversified battle against Israel

1396/8/11 | 04:28
  Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei described the battle against the Zionist regime of Israel as a “sacred” one and a collective responsibility of the entire Muslim world, recommending efforts to diversify the continued fight against Tel Aviv.   In a message to the 2nd international conference of resistance scholars, held in Beirut, Ayatollah Khamenei asserted that the “heavy responsibility” to support Palestine lies with the entire Islamic world.   “Without a doubt, scholarly elites, ...

Leaked emails: UAE wants Qatar to be ‘accountable’ for supporting BDS

1396/8/11 | 04:28
  Qatar’s support for the global Boycott Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel was a major cause of concern amongst senior UAE diplomats in Washington during the months leading up to the imposition of the Saudi-led siege on Doha. The UAE plays a leading role in the siege on its Gulf neighbour.   The UAE’s ambassador to the US, Yousef Al-Otaiba, vented his frustration about the Qataris to a former American diplomat, Dennis Ross, in a series of leaked emails, which have been obtained by MEMO. Ross is known to some ...

Is India looking Israel’s help to crush uprising in Kashmir?

1396/8/11 | 04:28
  Signaling the increased cooperation between India and Israel on how to suppress genuine freedom struggles in Palestine and Kashmir, Israeli chief of ground forces, Major General Yakov Barak, visited the Indian Army’s Northern command headquarters in Jammu and interacted with army commander and other senior officers,  Kashmir Media Service reported on Wednesday.   The report said Indian army spokesman, Colonel N N Joshi, told media men in Jammu that Major General Barak accompanied by some other Israeli army officers visited ...

Dozens of Zionist companies on the way to Riyadh

1396/8/10 | 04:28
  Israeli news sources revealed that dozens of Israeli companies are in talks to participate in the construction of the Saudi Crown Prince's mega city project. Zionist newspaper Jerusalem Post revealed that a large number of Israeli companies are engaged in intensive discussions with the Saudi Arabian Investment Fund to participate in the Neom project, which is related to the construction of the mega city.   Saudi crown prince Mohamed bin Salman recently announced a major investment project called the Neom Project, worth $ 500 billion, ...

Israel to open embassy in Riyadh

1396/8/10 | 04:28
  A forum titled “Middle East Security Forum” has been organized by Israel Policy Forum (IPF) on Saturday, October 22, in which Iran’s nuclear program, Israel’s relations with the Arab world, the Syrian civil war and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict were discussed as the main topics.   The former director general of Saudi Intelligence Agency Prince Turki al-Faisal was invited to the meeting as a special guest. He reportedly met with former director of Mossad Efraim Halevy and former undersecretary of Defense for Policy of ...

Walls and militarised police: How Israel is exporting its occupation to the US

1396/8/10 | 04:28
  Israeli footprints are becoming more apparent in the US security apparatus. Such a fact does not bode well for ordinary Americans.   US Senate Bill S.720 should have been a wake-up call. The bill, drafted by the Israel lobby group, American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC), as part of its “2017 Lobbying Agenda” is set to punish any individual or company that boycotts Israel for its violation of Palestinian human rights.   The severe punishment could reach a million dollars in fines, and up to 20 years in jail. ...

UAE official apologises to Israel for not playing anthem at judo event

1396/8/9 | 04:28
The President of the UAE Judo Federation has apologised to his Israeli counterpart after the organisers refused to play the Israeli national anthem at the Abu Dhabi Judo Grand Slam tournament last week.   According to the media in Israel, Mohammed Bin Thaloub Al-Derai and the General Secretary of Abu Dhabi Sports Council, Aref Al-Awani, made the apology to the head of the Israeli Judo Association, Moshe Ponte. As well as the anthem issue, they apologised for the fact that a UAE athlete refused to shake hands with Israeli competitors at ...

‘Saudi Arabia’s relation with Israel not based on politics’

1396/8/5 | 04:28
  Diplomatic and intelligence cooperation between Saudi Arabia and Israel are solely based on non-political matters, Alkhaleej Online today reported a former Saudi government adviser saying.   Major General Anwar Bin Majed Bin Anwar Eshki said communication between the two countries is based on cultural and humanitarian matters.   “Saudi Arabia’s main goal is the principles adopted by the United Nations and what the Arabs agreed upon, the Arab peace initiative,” Eshki said.   It is unknown why the former adviser ...

Factors of Saudi-Israeli rapprochement under the auspices of Bin Salman

1396/8/3 | 04:28
  French news agency AFP revealed on Friday that the Saudi official who visited Israel last September was Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman; a disclosure that is of great importance and has long-term significance.   An Israeli official, as quoted by the agency, confirmed the identity of the Saudi guest, which comes in light of a lot of indicators that there is a dramatic development in the relationship between Riyadh and Tel Aviv.   The confirmation of the visit came after hints were made by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin ...

Ex-Saudi minster defends meeting with Israel officials

1396/8/2 | 04:28
  Prince Turki Al-Faisal, a former Saudi intelligence chief, has defended his frequent and public meetings with senior Israeli officials at an event in a New York synagogue yesterday, according to Al Jazeera.   Speaking alongside a former director of Mossad, Efraim Halevy, Al-Faisal thanked the Israel Policy Forum for hosting him and expressed hope that it would not be his last meeting of its kind.   “We have to talk to those we disagree with, not necessarily with our agreement, especially if we have a point of view in which ...

Hamas: We will never sever ties with Iran as perquisite for talks with Israel

1396/8/1 | 04:28
The Palestinian resistance movement Hamas has stressed that it will never sever ties with Iran as prerequisites for talks with the Tel Aviv regime. Hamas's deputy leader Saleh al-Aruri (seen below) made the remarks in a statement released on Saturday. Aruri is leading a high-ranking Hamas delegation which arrived in Tehran on Friday for talks with Iranian officials including Ali Akbar Velayati, a senior adviser to Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei. Aruri noted that Israel had set three preconditions for the beginning ...

Israeli official confirms Mohammed bin Salman visited Israel

1396/7/30 | 04:28
  An Israeli official has reportedly confirmed that a Saudi prince who was widely reported to have visited Israel back in September was Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.   In September, Israeli and Arab media reported that a Saudi prince had traveled to Israel and had held consultations with senior Israeli officials over “regional peace.”   Some news outlets identified the Saudi prince in question as Mohamed bin Salman, who was appointed as the first in line to the Saudi throne by his father, King Salman ...

‘We are not at war with Islam’, says Israeli president

1396/7/28 | 04:28
  Israeli President Reuven Rivlin told a delegation of Zionist Christians that his country is not at war with Islam.   Speaking yesterday in Jerusalem during a meeting with the head of the Zion Christian Church (ZCC) from Africa, Bishop Barnabas Lekganyana, Rivlin said: “We have never had a religious war with Islam; we understood that we had to live in harmony.”   Rivlin’s comments appeared to be another attempt to challenge the notion that the conflict in Palestine is a religious war. He had echoed similar sentiments ...

Saudi Arabia, Israel and America are misleading the world on the Iran nuclear deal

1396/7/25 | 04:28
  Saudi Arabia, Israel and the United States despise the Islamic Republic of Iran for different reasons, most of which have little to do with global peace and stability. Both the Saudis and the Israelis were quick to issue statements of support when Donald Trump challenged the Obama-led nuclear deal with Iran last week.   Trump has campaigned about pulling out from the agreement, calling it “the worst deal ever”. When the word spread that he intended to decertify it there were some sarcastic suggestions that perhaps he needs ...

Israeli minister says was misunderstood on war remarks with Iran

1396/7/24 | 04:28
  An Israeli minister was not suggesting US President Donald Trump’s words could lead to war with Iran when he reacted to the US leader’s speech concerning the nuclear deal with the Islamic Republic, the minister’s spokesman said on Saturday.   In an interview on Friday on Israel’s Channel 2 news after Trump’s speech, in answer to a long question that ended with whether he saw a risk of war, Intelligence Minister Israel Katz said: “Absolutely, yes. I think that the speech was very significant,” before expanding on the ...

ISIS establishes training camp near Israeli border in Syria

1396/7/24 | 04:28
  After fleeing from the Syrian city of Raqqa, a group of senior-level ISIS terrorists established a camp in the Syrian Golan close to Israel’s border and are training approximately 300 local youths.   Recently, a group of senior-level ISIS commanders that escaped Iraq and northern Syria have set up a camp in an enclave in the Syrian Golan near the Israeli border. Among the ISIS terrorists is one of the organization’s heads of recruitment.   The commanders made their way to the Golan through the desert with the assistance ...

Israeli study warns Netanyahu against ending Iran nuclear deal

1396/7/22 | 04:28
  An Israeli study recently conducted by Tel Aviv’s Institution for National Security Studies warned about the negative consequences of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s plans to cancel the nuclear deal with Iran.   The institution called for maintaining the deal as the best option, stressing the need to continue coordination between Israel and the US against Tehran.   The study, conducted by General Amos Yadlin, states that although the nuclear deal with Iran poses a strategic danger to Israel in the long run, ...

Israeli report claimed Hawija was recaptured within deal with IS

1396/7/21 | 04:28
  Iraq’s military command denied Tuesday claims made in an Israeli report which suggested that the Kirkuk town of Hawija, a major Islamic State bastion, was recaptured based on a deal with the militants.     “Iraqi troops had not, and will never, strike a deal with Daesh (IS), neither in Hawija nor anywhere else,” said Yahia Rasoul, spokesman of the Joint Operations Command. “There had been a ferocious fighting, hundreds of IS were killed, and hundreds of explosive devices were defused…what deal are you talking about?,” ...

Why Saudis welcome US sanctions on Hezbollah call for more?

1396/7/21 | 04:28
  Saudi Arabia has called for setting up of what it called an international coalition against Hezbollah, as the US is simultaneously imposing new sanctions on the resistant Lebanese group.   Thamer al-Sabhan, the Saudi minister of state for the Persian Gulf and Arab world affairs, in a Twitter post on October 8 praised the US fresh anti-Hezbollah sanctions as “good”, but added that the solution lied in a decisive international coalition to face the group and its supporters to help restore the security and peace to the region.   Saudi ...

How Israel takes advantage of Yemen crisis?

1396/7/20 | 04:28
  Yemen’s political and military leaders argue that the Israeli regime is directly engaged in Saudi-led Arab coalitions' aggression on the impoverished nation, with the Israeli navy ships and boats having massive presence in the Red Sea and pounding targets inside Yemen along with the Saudi warships.     The 2011 popular Arab uprisings that ushered in the Islamic awakening period in Egypt, Tunisia, Libya, and Yemen were major events that transformed the power structures and brought about new security conditions to the West ...

US continues efforts to demonize Hezbollah, says resistance movement official

1396/7/20 | 04:28
Washington's move to reward tips about two Hezbollah members goes in line with US "efforts to demonize" the Lebanese resistance movement, says a movement official. The United States is "the last state" to designate people as terrorists, the unnamed Hezbollah official told the Associated Press in a report published on Wednesday. On Tuesday, the US Department of State said it would pay up to $7 million for tips about Talal Hamiyah, the head of Hezbollah’s foreign operations, and $5 million for Fu’ad Shukr, a top military officer of the ...

Egypt seeks Israel’s permission for Hamas West Bank leaders to travel to Cairo

1396/7/18 | 04:28
  Egypt is trying to persuade Israel to allow Hamas leaders from the occupied West Bank to travel to Cairo in order to take part in Hamas-Fatah reconciliation talks slated to start on Tuesday, Anadolu reported on Sunday.   Speaking to Anadolu, the prominent Hamas leader in West Bank Hassan Yousef said that three Hamas officials might travel to Cairo to take part in the reconciliation talks if Israel, which controls the crossings, allows them to leave.   He revealed that Egypt has been exerting efforts to persuade Israel to ...

Israeli intelligence has power to refuse, dismiss teachers in Arab schools

1396/7/16 | 04:28
  Israel’s Internal Security Agency, Shin Bet, has the power to reject the appointment of Arab teachers at the country’s Arab schools, Quds Press reported on Friday.   The agency can also dismiss such staff for political reasons, it is claimed. A former official at the Israeli Ministry of Education, Emmanuel Koplovich, told Ynet News that Shin Bet has rejected the appointment of many qualified teachers.   “Shin Bet was involved in everything regarding recruitment for education positions,” confirmed the former head ...

US, foreign powers after creation of new Israel: Leader

1396/7/13 | 04:28
  Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says the United States and Israel benefit from the recent referendum in Iraq’s Kurdistan region, stressing Washington and foreign powers seek to create a new Israel. "The United States and foreign powers are untrustworthy and seek to create a new Israel in the region," Ayatollah Khamenei said. The Leader made the remarks in a meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Tehran on Wednesday. Ayatollah Khamenei stressed that holding the Kurdish vote in Iraq ...

Israeli minister urges more active US role in Syria amid Assad gains

1396/7/12 | 04:28
  The Israeli minister of military affairs has voiced concern over the Syrian government’s ongoing achievements in the course of the war in the country, urging the US to assume a more active role in the developments in Syria. Avigdor Lieberman’s remarks mark a U-turn in Tel Aviv’s estimations of the Syrian developments, as Israeli officials had long predicted that the government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad would lose ground in the country’s war against terrorism after the beginning of the conflict in 2011. We hope the ...

Yemen’s Houthis threaten Israel’s basis

1396/7/9 | 04:28
  The Houthi armed group has threatened Israeli bases in Eritrea if it considers joining the Yemen civil war, Al Masirah reported.   Colonel Aziz Rashid, military spokesman for the Houthi armed group, warned ballistic missiles could be used to strike Israeli military bases in Eritrea if Tel Aviv enters the Yemen civil war.   The Houthi armed group deems Israel as an enemy, including anti-Israeli rhetoric on its flag “Death to Israel, Curse upon the Jews…” Abdul Malik Badreddin Al-Houthi in a speech in July said his ...

Bahrain committed to building relations with Israel, says prominent Rabbi

1396/7/8 | 04:28
  In a statement to Israel’s Jerusalem Post yesterday, Rabbi Marc Scheiner, one of New York’s most prominent rabbis, revealed an agreement reached between himself and the Bahraini King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa during one of their meetings in Manama.   The agreement concerned the King’s promise to work on adding Hezbollah to the Gulf Cooperation Council’s (GCC)’s list of terrorist organisations.   Scheiner said that based on the understanding between himself and the King, Bahrain proposed to the rest of the Gulf ...

Israel protests to Russia for meeting senior Hamas military official

1396/7/7 | 04:28
  The Israeli government has protested to Russia for meeting a senior Hamas military official, Haaretz reported on Wednesday. Saleh Al-Arouri was part of the Hamas delegation which visited Moscow recently, but Israel’s Minister of Jerusalem Affairs, Zeev Elkin, told Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov that this “is not acceptable”.     The Hamas delegation, including the Deputy Head of the movement’s Political Bureau, Mousa Abu Marzook, arrived in Moscow on 19 September to discuss Middle East issues with Russian ...

Israel’s new alliance with Arab regimes is catastrophic for Palestinians but won’t last

1396/7/5 | 04:28
  Over the past couple of years, I’ve seen Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gloat too many times about the rising warmth and cooperation between his government and Arab states.     The latest occasion was two weeks ago at a Jewish New Year event at the Israeli Foreign Ministry, where he said, “What is actually happening with the Arab states has never happened in our history.” He revealed that the cooperation between Israel and Arab states now exists “in various ways and different levels.”       The ...

Protecting terrorists: The double game of Intelligence bureau?

1396/7/5 | 04:28
The Intelligence Bureau (IB) has been accused by one of its own spies of “protecting” terrorists.     A serving assistant sub-inspector of IB, ASI Malik Mukhtar Ahmed Shahzad, has accused his senior officers of not taking action against terrorism suspects and filed a petition before the Islamabad High Court (IHC) requesting it to refer the matter to the Inter Services Intelligence (ISI) for a thorough probe.     In the petition filed through his counsel Masroor Shah, Mr Shahzad has said he joined the IB in 2007 and ...