Category archives for: Middle East

Sayyed Nasrallah: Trump, allies to be disappointed by Iran unrest outcome

The leader of Lebanon’s Hezbollah resistance movement says the outcome of the recent protests in Iran will disappoint US President Donald Trump. Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah made the remarks on Wednesday in an interview with Lebanon-based Arabic-language al-Mayadeen news network. “Trump’s hopes have been disappointed” as will the hopes of “all those who bet that the […]

At least 18 killed, injured as Saudi jets target Yemen’s Hudaydah

The Saudi-led coalition increased attacks on Yemen in the past 24 hours, conducting 25 airstrikes which led to the deaths and injuries of 18 people in al-Hudaydah governorate. Saudi warplanes launched six attacks on a restaurant in Zabid, a town in Hudaydah, killing nine civilians and injuring nine others, reports said. The Saudi-led coalition warplanes […]

Turkey backs stability, security in neighboring Iran, Erdogan tells Rouhani

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says his country attaches high significance to stability and security in neighboring Iran.   In reaction to recent protests in some cities in Iran, Erdogan said in a telephone conversation with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday that Turkey regarded Iran’s stability and security as that of its own. Referring […]

Palestinians won’t be blackmailed by US threat to cut aid: PLO official

The Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) has voiced anger at a threat by US President Donald Trump to cut off aid to the UN’s Palestinian refugee agency, saying the nation “will not be blackmailed.” In a statement issued on Wednesday, Hanan Ashrawi, a member of the PLO’s Executive Committee, condemned Trump’s decision last month to recognize Jerusalem […]

Rouhani criticizes Paris’ support for France-based terrorist organization

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has called on France to take immediate actions against a Paris-based terrorist organization that is inciting violent protests in the Islamic Republic. “We expect the French government to abide by its legal responsibility towards this terrorist group along the lines of battling terrorism and violence,” Rouhani made the call during a […]

US continues support for Daesh, other Takfiris: Ayatollah Khamenei

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has slammed the US as one of the world’s “most corrupt” governments, saying Washington continues supporting Daesh, other Takfiri terrorists and authoritarian regimes in the region. “The US, which is one of the most corrupt and oppressive governments in the world, is our main enemy. They […]

Yemeni forces’ missile hit Saudi mercenaries base in Ma’rib prov.

Yemeni forces have fired a ballistic missile at a military base used by the Saudi-backed mercenaries in Yemen’s central Ma’rib Province, inflicting heavy damage on their military equipment and systems. Yemini sources said on Thursday that the medium-range Qaher M-2 missile had precisely hit the target. Meanwhile, Yemen’s Arabic-language al-Masirah television network reported that rockets […]

Israeli forces fire tear gas at students in West Bank village

Israeli forces have attacked a village in the West Bank and clashed with a group of Palestinian students who were trying to confront them. On Thursday, the Israeli forces attacked the village of Bourin south of Nablus and engaged in clashes with a group of students and fired tear gas at them. Elsewhere in Fawar […]

Angry at Iran & Turkey, UAE pleads for Saudi ‘leadership’

Angered by growing Iranian and Turkish influence, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) – a Saudi Arabian satellite state – calls on Arab states to come together under the leadership of Riyadh and Cairo amid what it calls the “geostrategic competition” in the region. “The world is at an impasse,” Anwar Gargash, UAE state foreign minister, claimed in […]

US continues support for Daesh, other Takfiris: Ayatollah Khamenei

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has slammed the US as one of the world’s “most corrupt” governments, saying Washington continues supporting Daesh, other Takfiri terrorists and authoritarian regimes in the region. “The US, which is one of the most corrupt and oppressive governments in the world, is our main enemy. They […]

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