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.


Trade between Iran, Iraq rising via Chazabeh border

Saeed Mousavi, a director in the Chamber of Commerce of Ahvaz (center of Iran’s southwestern Khuzestan province), said commodities are transported to Iraq via this border on...

Russia destroys 10 Turkish-backed militant vehicles in northern Syria

The Russian Air Force destroyed over ten vehicles belonging to the Turkish-backed militants in northern Syria on Thursday, Moscow announced around 4:00 P.M. (Damascus Time). According to the Russian Ministry...

Saraqeb is liberated, more then 25 000 Syrian soldiers at the gate of Idlib

The 5th Corps forces are on the north side of the strategic city of Sarakeb. After the terrorists found themselves in a semi-encirclement, they fled, desperately shelling Turkish army...

Russia confirms readiness to organize meeting of Netanyahu and Abbas

Russian Deputy Foreign Minister and Special Presidential Envoy on the Middle East and Africa Mikhail Bogdanov confirmed during his phone call with the Fatah movement Central Committee member Hussein...

Turkish-backed militant attack in Idlib was doomed to fail – why launch it?

Scott Ritter is a former US Marine Corps intelligence officer. He served in the Soviet Union as an inspector implementing the INF Treaty, in General Schwarzkopf’s staff during the Gulf...

Turkish warplanes intercepted 6 Greek F-16 jets

Turkish warplanes allegedly intercepted a half dozen Greek jets this week during their large-scale military drills in the eastern Mediterranean, RT reported on Friday. According to RT, a number of Turkish warplanes...

Iraqi Hezbollah announces readiness for military action to expel US forces

BEIRUT, LEBANON (3:25 P.M.) – Iraq’s Kataib Hezbollah announced on Sunday, “the full readiness for extensive military action to force the American forces out of the country.”The...

U.S. to Withdraw Troops From Sinai Peacekeeping Force Despite Israeli Opposition, Report Says

Israel said on Friday it would discuss with its closest ally the United States a Wall Street Journal report that U.S. troops may be withdrawn from an international peacekeeping...

Iran tells U.N. it reserves right to self-defense over Soleimani killing

Iran told the United Nations Security Council and Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday that it reserves its right to self-defense under international law after the United States killed Qassem...

Trump vows ‘1,000 times greater’ response to any Iran attack

US President Donald Trump on Monday vowed that any attack by Iran would be met with a response "1,000 times greater in magnitude," after reports that Iran planned to...

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Flynn case bombshell: FBI analysts bought insurance fearing they’d be sued for misconduct

FBI analysts working on the Michael Flynn Russia investigation originally planned to end the inquiry in fall 2016 and eventually bought liability insurance fearing they...

Bryan Walsh: How new tech raises the risk of nuclear war

75 years after Hiroshima and Nagasaki, some experts believe the risk of the use of a nuclear weapon is as high now as it...

US withdrawal from Iraq continues

US withdrawal from Iraq continues they offered 74 trucks to the Iraqi Border Guard Forces from Al-Asad Air Base and 40 containerized...

IRGC begins construction of first all-Iranian petroleum refinery

Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) begins constructing the first all-Iranian petroleum refinery in the southern Iranian port city of Bandar Abbas,...

Gas Without a Fight: Is Turkey Ready to Go to War for Resources in...

Active exploration of gas deposits in the Eastern Mediterranean has boosted the region’s importance for the local powers. Most European states depend...