Middle East

The Middle East is the world’s crossroads. It encompasses the Arabian Peninsula, the mountains of Iran, the plains of Turkey and the deserts of the Levant.

Representatives of Syria and Iran at meeting held in Tehran on 24th September 2019 (photo SANA)

Iran, Syria stress facilitating barter trade to boost economic ties

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The meeting focused on facilitating barter trade between the two countries, supply of goods and products required by the two countries within the framework of the free trade agreement...
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Israel swears in new coalition, ending Netanyahu’s long rule

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Israel’s parliament on Sunday narrowly approved a new coalition government, ending the historic 12-year rule of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and sending the polarizing leader into the opposition. Naftali Bennett,...
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Iran military vessels enter Atlantic Ocean for first time

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Two Iranian military vessels, the Sahand destroyer and the Makran forward base ship, have sailed into the Atlantic, marking the first time Iran’s Navy has reached the ocean, following...
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Syria intercepts missile over Damascus amid Israeli airstrikes

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The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Wednesday said that Israeli airstrikes in Syria killed at least eleven government troops even as Syria said it had intercepted an Israeli missile strike over...
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Iran’s Rouhani says problems with US ‘resolved’ in Vienna talks

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Less than two weeks away from the upcoming presidential election, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said the problems with the United States regarding the nuclear negotiations being held in Vienna have mostly been resolved. Negotiators...
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Iran’s largest naval ship sinks in Gulf of Oman after being engulfed in flames

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The largest ship in the Iranian navy caught fire and later sank on Wednesday in the Gulf of Oman under unclear circumstances, semi-official news agencies reported. The Fars and Tasnim...
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Syrian President Bashar Assad wins re-election with 95.1% of votes

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President Bashar Assad has been reelected to a fourth term with over 95% of the votes cast, defeating two challengers – including a former senior official of a rebel...
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Lebanon Hezbollah chief says attacks on Jerusalem mean regional war

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Lebanon's Hezbollah chief Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah said on Tuesday any aggression against Jerusalem or its holy sites would mean regional war. Nasrallah's comments, in a televised speech, were his first...
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Anthony Blinken: No sign yet Iran will take steps needed to remove sanctions

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U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Sunday said the United States has not seen yet whether Iran will move to comply with its nuclear commitments in order to...
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Israel-Palestinian ceasefire takes hold

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A ceasefire between Israel and Hamas, the Islamist movement which controls the Gaza Strip, appeared to hold Friday after 11 days of deadly fighting that pounded the Palestinian enclave...
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British electric trains stop and switch to diesel due to record energy prices

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The UK’s largest rail freight company has suspended the use of electric trains and switched to diesel locomotives. The company could not withstand the...
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China Wants To Export New Modular Rifles

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Air Show China 2021 turned into a spectacular advertisement for the country’s exportable military products. This was obvious from the start with the emphasis...

Dmitry Peskov: Kremlin rejects ‘unrealistic’ prospect of imposing penalties in Russia for refusing jab

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The Kremlin does not deem it possible to impose penalties in Russia on citizens who refuse to get vaccinated against coronavirus because this measure...
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Turkey requests to buy 40 US F-16 fighter planes

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Turkey has requested to purchase 40 US-made F-16 fighter jets and dozens of modernization kits for aircraft it already owns, according to reports in both the...
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China has won the AI battle against the US – Pentagon ex-software chief

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China has won the artificial intelligence battle with the United States and is heading towards global dominance because of its technological advances, the Pentagon's...