Iran Claws Back Its Regional Influence

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A demonstrator holds a picture of Iranian Major-General Qassem Soleimani with Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei during a protest in Tehran, Iran, January 3, 2020 Photo by Nazanin Tabatabaee/West Asia News Agency/Reuters Last week, international politics was consumed with the … Read More

2020 Could See A Renewed Refugee Crisis In Europe

A desperate scramble from Syria’s Idlib province has begun. Pouring from the last rebel stronghold as state troops advance, the region’s weary populace face a perilous journey. The road north is their only real hope—but strafed daily by machine gun … Read More

Israel’s strikes in Syria hurt Iran

posted in: Israel, News

IAF attacks are forcing Iran in Syria and its proxies in Iraq to go underground. IAF attacks Syrian and Iranian targets in Syria, November 20, 2019 –(photo credit: YEDIOT M’HASHETACH (TELEGRAM)) The Israel Air Force has been unrelenting toward the Iranian build-up … Read More

Russia threatens to unleash hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees on Europe

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The Syrian army’s offensive in the Idlib province in December, accompanied by the mass bombing of settlements by the Russian Aerospace Forces, has brought the Middle East to the brink of a new migration catastrophe. The series of bombing runs … Read More

Up to 4,000 US troops could deploy to Middle East amid Baghdad unrest: officials

The U.S. Army’s 82nd Airborne Division’s alert brigade has been issued orders to deploy rapidly to Kuwait amid the unrest in Baghdad, three U.S. defense officials told Fox News on Tuesday. At least 500 paratroopers are already making their way to … Read More

Why Iraq is at the center of the dispute between Iran and the United States

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Protesters burn property in front of the U.S. Embassy compound in Baghdad on Tuesday. (Khalid Mohammed/AP) Tensions between the United States and Iran have escalated throughout 2019, but on New Year’s Eve these tensions were illustrated by a dramatic new … Read More

Middle East Disaster: Nuclear War Between Russia and Israel Is Possible

Middle East Disaster: Nuclear War Between Russia and Israel Is Possible Although unlikely. Key point: Were the Israelis and Russians to come to blows, or if Moscow were to seriously threaten military force against Israel, could the United States risk … Read More

Erdogan warns Europe of new migration crisis

Bombardments by the Assad regime have led millions of Syrians to flee their home country (Photo: Reuters/Abdalrhman Ismail) Turkey cannot handle “another refugee wave” from Syria, the country’s president Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned on Sunday (22 December). Talking at an … Read More

You’re Dead: Israel Is Proving That Iranian Troops Are Not Safe In Syria

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The Israeli Air Force recently destroyed an IRGC HQ. Key point: Israel is stepping up its attacks on Iran in Syria. On November 19, four unguided artillery rockets arced out from Syrian territory into Israeli airspace in northern Galilee in the … Read More

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