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Israel, Bahrain formalize diplomatic relations during joint US-Israeli visit to Gulf state

Bahrain has become the fourth Arab nation to formally establish diplomatic ties with Tel Aviv as officials from both states signed a joint communique on the issue during a...

Defense Minister says Iran will sell weapons to countries despised by US

According to Press TV, Brigadier General Amir Hatami said Iran will sell arms to the countries despised by the Americans if they ask for it.“Many countries have...

Envoy: Iran’s Arms Ban Expiration, New Failure for US

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Ambassador and Permanent Representative to Vienna-Based International Organization Kazzem Qaribabadi said that termination of arms sanctions against his country marked a fresh defeat for...

Iran has opportunity to buy weapons in foreign countries from Sunday

The embargo on supplies to Iran and on Iranian export of conventional weapons expired on Sunday, the fifth anniversary from the effective time of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of...

Thousands of US troops have come home from Iraq

The U.S. military has completed its drawdown from about 5,200 to fewer than 3,000 troops in Iraq, said Army Col. Wayne Marotto, a spokesman for the U.S.-led...

Ultimatum signals modest US goal in Iraq: Avoid defeat

The threat by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo seemed extreme. The United States would shutter its own embassy in Baghdad if Iraq didn’t rein in Shiite militia...

New batch of Syrian mercenaries to head to Azerbaijan after suffering heavy losses

BEIRUT, LEBANON (10:00 P.M.) – A new batch of corpses belonging to the Syrian mercenaries killed in the Karabakh region have arrived in Syria this week, the Syrian Observatory...

Syrian Army eliminates ISIS group in powerful counter-assault in Hama

Following a series of attacks by the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL/IS/Daesh) terrorist organization in central Syria, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) launched a powerful counter-assault to eliminate a group of...

Arab Media: US Desperately Asking Iraqi Resistance Groups to Stop Attacks

The Arabic-language al-Mayadeen news channel reported on Monday that the US has sent desperate messages to the Iraqi resistance groups, calling on them to stop attacks against...

Turkey accuses Syrian Army of being behind protests at Idlib military posts

BEIRUT, LEBANON (12:15 P.M.) – Turkish security sources told RT Arabic that members of the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) are behind the demonstrations that took place in...

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FBI asked Hunter Biden business partner Tony Bobulinski for interview

The FBI is interviewing Hunter Biden’s ex-business partner Tony Bobulinski on Friday in addition to getting copies of his phones, a top Republican senator said, meaning...

Trump Says Israel and Sudan Reach Peace Accord

President Donald Trump said Friday that Israel and Sudan had agreed to a peace deal, following on accords his administration helped negotiate between the...

Latino Support for Trump in California Jumps 8 Points in One Month

Support for President Donald Trump among Latino voters has jumped eight points in one month in California in one of the most widely-respected polls...

Armenia denies Azerbaijan’s claims about controlling Karabakh-Iran border

The Armenian Ministry of Defense denied the validity of the claims from the Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev about the control of his country’s forces...

The Mainstream Press Is Desperate To Help Joe Biden, Even If It Means A...

By  John Daniel Davidson It’s hard to imagine a media establishment more corrupt and insular than the American political press, which refuses to cover one...