World must reject and condemn Khamenei’s ideology of hatred: Pompeo

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. (AP) September 2, 2020 After Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei accused the United Arab Emirates of "betraying" Muslims, Arab nations and Palestine by establishing diplomatic ties with Israel, the United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo tweeted on Tuesday that the world should "reject and condemn" Khamenei's [...]

By |September 2nd, 2020|Isreal, North America, UAE, USA|

Israeli airstrikes killed 11 in Syria, including Iran-backed militants

Syrian air defences responding to Israeli missiles targeting Iranian facilities near Damascus, May 10, 2018. (REUTERS) September 1, 2020 Israeli strikes on Syria killed one civilian, three government troops and seven allied foreign fighters, a war monitor said on Tuesday in a new toll. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which had previously put [...]

By |September 1st, 2020|Isreal, Syria|

Iran’s Khamenei says UAE recognition of Israel is ‘treason’

Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei speaks to the crowd during a ceremony on June 04, 2018. (IRIB) September 1, 2020 The United Arab Emirates has betrayed the Islamic world and the Palestinians by reaching a deal toward normalizing ties with Israel, Iran’s top authority Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei said in a speech [...]

By |September 1st, 2020|Isreal, UAE|

Germany, Israel agree continued Iran arms embargo important

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas gives a statement in Berlin on May 9, 2018. (AFP) August 27, 2020 Foreign Minister Heiko Maas agreed with his Israeli counterpart Thursday that an effort must be made to extend a weapon embargo on Iran, while stressing Germany still sees the landmark 2015 deal between Tehran and [...]

By |August 27th, 2020|Europe, Isreal|

Israel attacks Iran-backed Hezbollah posts after shots fired at soldiers

Israeli soldiers block the road on the border with Lebanon in the northern town of Metula, December 4, 2018. (AP) August 26, 2020 Israeli attack helicopters struck observation posts of the militant Hezbollah group along the Lebanon border overnight after shots were fired at Israeli troops operating in the area, the military said [...]

By |August 26th, 2020|Isreal, Lebanon|

The UAE has skillfully moved to check Iranian aggression

The city hall in the Israeli coastal city of Tel Aviv is lit up in the colours of the United Arab Emirates national flag on August 13, 2020. (AFP) By John C. Hulsman August 22, 2020 The German philosopher Georg Hegel was surely on to something when he wryly noted that “reading the morning [...]

By |August 22nd, 2020|Isreal, UAE|

Former Iran national soccer team coach under fire after criticizing hostility against Israel

Mohammad Mayeli Kohan, Iranian football coach. (Supplied) August 22, 2020 A former coach of Iran's national soccer team has come under fire for criticizing the Iranian regime’s policy of not recognizing Israel and wishing its annihilation. In a recent online program, Mohammad Mayeli-Kohan said Iran must recognize all members of the United Nations [...]

By |August 22nd, 2020|Isreal|

Gulf Cooperation Council secretary-general denounces Iran’s ‘threats’ against UAE

The flags of the six Gulf Cooperation Council countries on display at a previous GCC summit, in Kuwait City. (AFP) August 17, 2020 The secretary-general of Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) on Sunday denounced “threats” made by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and other officials against the United Arab Emirates (UAE) over its peace agreement [...]

By |August 17th, 2020|Isreal, UAE|

Iran-backed Afghan militants vow to fight for annihilation of Israel

The leader of Bahrain's Shiites, Sheikh Issa Qassem addressing the Fatemiyoun gathering. August 13, 2020. (Fars) August 15, 2020 An Iran-backed Afghan militant group called the Fatemiyoun Brigade vowed on August 14 to carry out its fight until the “annihilation of Israel” and creating the “new Islamic civilization. The Fatemiyoun is made up [...]

By |August 15th, 2020|Afghanistan, Isreal, Syria|

UAE says Israel deal not about Iran, rejects criticism from Turkey

Emirati Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash speaks during a news conference on Yemen in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Aug. 13, 2018. (AP) August 15, 2020 The United Arab Emirates said its decision to normalize ties with Israel isn’t about countering Iran, and dismissed criticism of the pact from Turkey’s leader. “This is [...]

By |August 15th, 2020|Isreal, Turkey, UAE|