The already-strained relationship between Tehran and Washington ties worsened on 20 June, when Iran said that it had downed a US drone over Iranian soil. US President Trump then tweeted that he had halted a military strike against Iran 10 minutes before it was set to be carried out, upon learning that some 150 Iranians […]
As Donald Trump cozies up to the hardline Israeli right-wingers, it seems that support for a sensible Middle East policy is in decline. But a number of the US’ European allies seem to be beginning to break ranks with Washington.
The European Union has denounced Israeli authorities’ plans to expand settlements into occupied East Jerusalem as “an obstacle to peace.”
Frustrated by a legal ban on sharing intelligence with Israeli operatives conducting targeted assassinations against Hezbollah, the NSA crafted a loophole giving them total access even to US citizens’ data, leaked documents show.
Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu beamed as he showed off a new, Donald Trump-signed US State Department map which redraws Israel’s border to include the Golan Heights – an occupied territory annexed from Syria.
Lebanon’s Defence Minister Elias Bou Saab has warned that the Lebanese Air Force will strike Israel’s Ben Gurion airport in the event of a military conflict between the two states, the Jerusalem Post reported, citing Hezbollah’s al-Manar news site.
Earlier this week, Facebook-owned WhatsApp announced it had rushed to patch up a security hole in its messaging service, which it believed had been exploited by the Israeli-owned NSO Group.
Israel has the full arsenal needed to take on Hezbollah in Lebanon and eliminate the Iranian threat in Syria, the outgoing IDF Northern Command chief boasted, warning Damascus against using S-300s to protect its sovereignty.
The Israeli elections on 9 April resulted in the victory of Benjamin Netanyahu, who was officially appointed as the country’s prime minister on 17 April. Speaking to Sputnik, Israeli publicist Avigdor Eskin shared his opinion on what to expect from the Netanyahu cabinet in the near future.
Democratic 2020 hopeful Bernie Sanders called the government of Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu “racist” during a CNN town hall. Another blue candidate, Beto O’Rourke, used similar wording to blast the Israeli leader.
Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he will name a settlement in the Golan Heights after Donald Trump, in a show of gratitude for the US president’s decision to recognize the region as Israeli territory.
The statement follows a warning by Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Muallem that Damascus hasn’t ruled out a military solution to the Golan Heights issue, which came to the fore in late March when US President Trump recognised Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan.
Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has welcomed the US decision to label Iran’s Revolutionary Guards a “terrorist organization” for allegedly financing and promoting terrorism in the region.
Saudi King Salman said he “absolutely rejects” any steps that would undermine Syrian sovereignty over the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights, after US President Donald Trump recognized the area as Israeli territory.
When Archduke Franz Ferdinand, the heir to the throne of Austro-Hungary, took a wrong turning in Sarajevo in 1914 the world found itself on the road to WW1. With Donald Trump’s self-serving recognition of Israel’s illegal annexation of the Syrian Golan Heights, a similar wrong turn has been taken, and it has paved the way […]