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.


Large Turkish army column of reinforcements heads to northwestern Syria

The Turkish military sent a new column of reinforcements to the northwestern region of Syria this week, following some attacks on their forces in the Aleppo Governorate. According to a...

U.S. and UAE eye December goal to agree on F-35 deal

The United States and the United Arab Emirates hope to have an initial agreement on the sale of F-35 stealth fighter jets to the Gulf state in place by...

Iran defies US sanctions and threats to transport Venezuelan oil

On Sunday, Bloomberg News reported that the Iranian oil tanker “Ndros” had arrived on the Venezuelan coast, and is expected to receive a large amount crude oil from the...

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 the vicinity...

Iran tells US to immediately withdraw troops from Syria

ran’s permanent ambassador to the United Nations (UN) Majid Takht-Ravanchi has called for the immediate and full-fledged withdrawal of US troops from Syria.“All foreign forces whose presence is not...
Air strike on Sana’a, Yemen, 2015. (photo Ibrahem Qasim)

Saudi-led Coalition bombs Sanaa Airport as Houthi forces close-in on strategic city

The Saudi-led Coalition was accused of bombing the Sanaa International Airport in two separate attacks on Wednesday, Yemen’s Al-Masirah TV reported. According to the Al-Masirah TV report, the Saudi-led Coalition...

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...

Top Iranian, Iraqi Commanders Discuss Regional Security, War on Terror

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Senior military commanders from Iran and Iraq weighed plans for cooperation between the two Muslim neighbors in ensuring regional security and in the fight against terrorism.Defense...

New Israeli Navy INS Magen Sa’ar 6 corvette arrived in Haifa from Germany

According to a video released by the Israeli Navy on December 2, 2020, the new Israeli Navy Sa'ar 6 corvette INS Magen built by the German company ThyssenKrupp Marine...

Lavrov urges Israel to avoid unilateral actions in West Bank

Israel should avoid unilateral actions on the occupied territories in the West Bank, including the unlawful practice of destroying Palestinian houses there, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said in...

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Press review: Will Putin, Biden extend New START and Russian airlines seek bailout

In the coming weeks, the administration of US President Joe Biden will intensify its foreign policy in the post-Soviet space, and will also try...

White House: Biden to talk Iran deal in early calls with foreign leaders

The Biden administration plans to hold early conversations with foreign leaders ahead of any effort to reenter the Iran nuclear deal, White House Press...

Google could shut down its search engine in Australia

Google has threatened to shut down its search-engine service in Australia, as lawmakers push the tech giant to pay for the news stories it...

Israeli warplanes strike western Syria from Lebanese territory

The Israeli Air Force launched a new round of strikes on Syria, targeting the Hama Governorate for the second time in thirty days. According to...

Sudanese commander to Ethiopia: ‘We don’t want war, but we won’t give up an...

The head of the Sudanese Sovereignty Council, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, reiterated that his country does not want to go...