Iran rocked by 5.9 magnitude earthquake, killing 5 and injuring hundreds

At least five people were killed and more than 300 were injured after a 5.9 magnitude earthquake struck Iran on Friday. According to Iran’s Seismological Center, the convulsion started at 2:17 a.m., in the eastern Azerbaijan province, which is around 250 miles from the country’s … Read More

Iraq protests against Iran and government corruption are a rare sign of hope in the Mideast

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The U.S. has been trying to weaken Iran’s influence over Baghdad ever since America invaded the country. Now an unlikely source is helping: The Iraqi people. Demonstrators take part in ongoing anti-government protests in Tahrir Square, Baghdad, on Tuesday.Ahmed Jadallah … Read More

Netanyahu: ‘Israel Will Never Allow Iran to Get a Nuclear Bomb’

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Benjamin Netanyahu. (Kobi Richter/TPS) Israel will prevent Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons, vowed Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Israel will never allow Iran to acquire nuclear weapons “for the future of the Middle East and the world,” Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu … Read More

Iran begins uranium enrichment aiming for 5% in latest forced step away from nuclear deal

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Fordow Uranium Conversion Facility © AFP / HO / Atomic Energy Organization of Iran Iran has begun the process of enriching uranium to 5 percent at its Fordow nuclear facility this week, as Tehran continues to scale back its commitments … Read More

Iran: We can destroy Israel in less than half an hour

A long-range S-200 missile is fired in a military drill in the Iranian port city of Bushehr. (AP/Amir Kholousi/ISNA) Iran’s National Security chairman emphasized that the military has been working on new ways to take advantage of their enemy’s weaknesses. … Read More

‘If Israel continues attacking, there’ll be conflict with Iran’

‘Iran decided not to keep quiet about Israel’s attacks anymore,’ News 13 analyst Zvi Yehezkeli says. Hassan Rouhani -Reuters Journalist Zvi Yehezkeli, News 13‘s Arab affairs analyst, spoke with 103 FM Radio‘s Nissim Mishal about the rising tensions on Israel’s northern border … Read More

Israel said bracing for direct cruise missile or drone attack by Iran

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Security cabinet to meet next week as Army Radio cites sources saying Tehran may respond to strikes against its regional proxies attributed to Israel Illustrative: Iran says it successfully tested the Hoveizeh cruise missile on February 2, 2019 (Screen grab … Read More

Erdoğan has managed the unthinkable: uniting all the other Middle East rivals

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Turkey’s Syria invasion following the US withdrawal of its troops means that all bets are now off in the Middle East. Smoke billows from targets in Tel Abyad, Syria, during bombardment by Turkish forces. Photograph: Lefteris Pitarakis/AP By invading northern … Read More

Israel’s Urdent Need: Stable Government

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The US has come across in recent months as unwilling to confront Iran. sraeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends the swearing-in ceremony of the 22nd Knesset, the Israeli parliament, in Jerusalem October 3, 2019. (photo credit: RONEN ZVULUN/REUTERS) Prime Minister … Read More

Trump says he’s ending the US role in Middle East wars. He’s sending 1,800 troops to Saudi Arabia

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President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with senior military leaders at the White House on October 7, 2019, in Washington, DC. Jabin Botsford/Washington Post via Getty Images The Trump administration will send nearly 2,000 troops and advanced military equipment to Saudi … Read More

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