No, the US isn’t abandoning the Kurds in Syria

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A Syrian partner force element fire their AK-47 (Avomat Kalashnikov) rifles on a firing line in controlled bursts during an advanced marksmanship training event with Coalition Forces instructors in support of Combined Joint Task Force–Operation Inherent Resolve (CJTF-OIR) in the … Read More

Iranian militias in Iraq seek to shift Middle East features

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The militias have been accused of committing war crimes, which were motivated by sectarian revenge – Photo by Egypt Today/Mohamed Zain CAIRO – 18 February 2019: The Iran Militia in Iraq and Syria (IMIS) has revealed plans to relocate most … Read More

Iran presents new fateh submarine armed with cruise missile

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DUBAI – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday inaugurated a new domestically-built submarine armed with cruise missiles at a time of rising tensions with its arch-enemy the United States. “From this moment, the Fateh Submarine joins Iran’s naval force with … Read More

Israeli concerns about Chinese weapons in Middle East

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A study published by the Institute for National Security Studies (INSS) at Tel Aviv University has reviewed the history of arms deals between China, some Arab countries and Iran. China’s arms exports to the Middle East began in the mid-1970s, and by 2017 it … Read More

Israeli general sees possible threat from Iraq as Iran’s clout grows

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Iran could use its growing clout in Iraq to turn it into a springboard for attacks against Israel, the chief of Israeli military intelligence said on Monday, reports Reuters. Israel sees the spread of Tehran’s influence in the region as a … Read More

Iraq denies attempts to restore PKK-Syria relations

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Barham Salih (R), then a senior PUK politician who has held multiple top positions including prime minister of the Kurdish region shows his ink-stained finger after voting in the Kurdistan’s legislative election at a polling station on September 21, 2013 … Read More

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