• 2023-01-25

    Israeli President Isaac Herzog met Wednesday in Brussels with President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen. He urged the European leadership to take a stronger position on Iran and discussed the issue of Israeli captives held by Hamas. Herzog arrived in Belgium on Wednesday morning for a two-day visit. On Thursday he is set to address the European Parliament on the occasion of the International Holocaust Remembrance Day, and then to meet with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg.

  • 2023-01-25

    Covert training camps in the Jordanian desert are currently the site of British and American trainers developing young Lebanese men, loyal to the Christian warlord, Samir Geagea, according to chief editor of Al Mariah magazine, Fadi Abu Deya.  In an interview given to Al Jadeed TV, Abu Deya claimed Geagea is sending fighters to Jordan for military training which is supported by the US and UK.  Gegea’s media office has denied this allegation and has threatened to file a lawsuit against Abu Deya. The militia is allegedly tasked with attacks on Hezbollah, the Lebanese resistance group.

  • 2023-01-24

    Russia and Syria have restored the Al-Jarrah military airbase in northern Syria, Russia’s Defense Ministry announced on 23 January. The airbase, which had been destroyed during the Syria conflict, will now host both Russian and Syrian warplanes.

  • 2023-01-24

    Iranian President Ayatollah Ebrahim Raisi underlined that Iran will stand by Syria in the reconstruction period just as it did during the resistance period. Ayatollah Raisi made the remarks during a meeting with Syrian Defense Minister Lt. Gen. Ali Mahmoud Abbas.

  • 2023-01-23

    Reconciliating Damascus with the Arab family remains among the key most challenging issues on the regional agenda. It is acquiring even greater importance due to the ongoing reapproachment efforts between Damascus and the Arab Gulf states pioneered by the UAE. Since 2018, Bahrain and the UAE have restored diplomatic relations with the Syrian Arab Republic despite years of animosity and criticism coming from the West. A series of high-level visits took place over the last years, and a number of economic agreements have been signed between Damascus and its regional peers which proves evolution of their policies towards Syria.

  • 2023-01-23

    The military exercises come at a time when US officials are visiting Israel to 'understand' the new government's plans to illegally annex the occupied West Bank

  • 2023-01-22

    Since 2003, Iraq is required to send all its oil revenues to a single US bank account. Washington is now weaponizing Baghdad's own dollars against Iraq, by devaluing its currency and hindering payments.

  • 2023-01-20

    Abdollahian calls EU Parliament move ‘emotional, injudicious, inaccurate and unprofessional’

  • 2023-01-20

    Iranian security forces have dismantled two militant cells affiliated with ISIS in the southeastern province of Sistan and Baluchestan, according to a 20 January report by Iran’s semi-official Tasnim News Agency. The two cells were dismantled in a coordinated operation by Iran’s Intelligence Ministry, Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), and the police. Members of the cells and several accomplices were detained and referred to the judiciary.

  • 2023-01-20

    Key Arab heads of state convened this week for an emergency meeting that excluded the Saudis and Kuwaitis. The likely hot topics under discussion were Egypt's economic collapse and Israel's aggressive escalations.

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