Mike Pompeo to Iran: Stop funding Hezbollah if you want diplomatic thaw

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British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab warned regime hardliners preventing reform in Tehran. Mike Pompeo and Dominic Raab said their two countries broadly had the same end goal over Iran. AFP Iran could bring itself in from the international cold without … Read More

Amid Heroism in London, Gnawing Fear of a Simmering Terrorism Threat

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Despite the bravery of bystanders, the deadly attack near London Bridge has raised questions about the efficacy of Britain’s prison rehabilitation system. Police officers patrolling near London Bridge on Saturday, after a deadly attack by a man armed with knives.Credit…Alberto … Read More

American Airlines mechanic shared ‘disturbing’ ISIS videos, told agents he had ‘evil side,’ prosecutors say

An American Airlines mechanic accused of sabotaging a plane in July reportedly told arresting agents he had an “evil side,” a nefarious persona prosecutors sought to expose Wednesday as they presented alleged evidence of his Islamist sympathies — and aspirations — at a bail hearing in Miami. Prosecutors … Read More

PA President Abbas: We shall enter Jerusalem – Millions of fighters!

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The Palestinian leader was speaking during a visit to the Jalazone Refugee Camp near Ramallah earlier this month. Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas addresses Arab journalists in Ramallah on July 3. (photo credit: MOHAMAD TOROKMAN/REUTERS) In a visit to the … Read More

Opinion For Turkey, All Kurds Are Terrorists

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Turkey’s hatred of the Kurds means we have been shut out of international efforts to find a political resolution to the conflict in Syria. Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan speaks during the United Solidarity and Brotherhood rally in Gaziantep, Turkey, August … 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

US claims Iran is spending $1 billion a year backing Hezbollah, other allies

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The United States is claiming that Iran spends nearly $1 billion a year providing support to Hezbollah, Hamas, and other allied militant groups in the Middle East. U.S. Ambassador Nathan Sales, a coordinator for counterterrorism at the State Department, told … Read More

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