Tag: Middle East

Saudi Arabia flags plan to enrich uranium as U.S. seeks nuclear pact

Saudi Arabia wants to enrich uranium for its nuclear power program, its energy minister said on Monday, potentially complicating talks with Washington on an atomic pact and the role of U.S. companies. Uranium enrichment has been a sticking point with the United States, especially after Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said in 2018 that the […]

LEBANON’S AOUN SAYS ISRAELI DRONE STRIKES LIKE ‘A DECLARATION OF WAR’

Aoun met U.N. Special Coordinator for Lebanon Jan Kubis on Monday to discuss “the latest developments,” the president’s office said on Twitter. Lebanon’s President Michel Aoun said on Monday his country had a right to defend itself after Israeli drone strikes that were like a “declaration of war.” “What happened was similar to a declaration of […]

TRUMP: PARTS OF PEACE PLAN MAY COME OUT BEFORE ISRAEL’S ELECTION

Blue and White’s Yair Lapid, meanwhile, welcomed Trump’s statement, saying the intention to publicize the plan before the elections is “just and correct.” US President Donald Trump hinted on Monday that parts of his long-awaited Mideast peace plan may be released before the September 17 election, leading to some speculation that this may include elements […]

TRUMP LIKELY TO ROLL OUT HIGHLY ANTICIPATED PEACE PLAN AFTER ISRAEL VOTES

US President Donald Trump said on Sunday he would likely wait until after Israel’s Sept. 17 elections to release his peace plan to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict prepared by White House senior adviser Jared Kushner. “I probably will wait, but we may put out pieces of it,” Trump said, explaining that “peace between the Israelis […]

US officials say Israel behind bombing of Iranian militias in Iraq

Comments carried by NY Times come a day after Netanayhu intimated IDF responsible for series of strikes targeting training camps and arms depots Israel has recently carried out a series of airstrikes against Iranian-linked military targets in Iraq, two senior US officials told the New York Times on Friday. The officials said that Israel has […]

ZIONIST PRESENCE IN PERSIAN GULF MAY TRIGGER WAR

Tangsiri also warned that, “The US and the UK should take the responsibility for the presence of the Zionist Regime in Persian Gulf waters.” Commander of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps Navy, Rear Admiral Alireza Tangsiri, has called on the United States and the United Kingdom to take responsibility for an Israeli presence in the […]

Top Rabbi in Israel: We Must Build the Third Temple

The former Rabbi of the Old City of Jerusalem and one of the leading rabbis in Israel today said in an interview: “we must do everything in our power to build the Temple”. Rabbi Avigdor Nebenzahl is an Israeli rabbi and Posek (a legal scholar who determines the position of Halakha (Jewish law)in cases of law where previous authorities are inconclusive, […]

NETANYAHU: EXECUTION OF ARROW 3 ANTI-MISSILE ‘PERFECT’

Netanyahu said that the execution was “perfect,” and Arrow 3’s hit on the target was a “bull’s eye.” Israel has the ability to defend itself against ballistic missiles launched against it from anywhere in the world, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday, announcing the successful test of the Arrow 3 anti-missile defense system in Alaska. […]

Hamas backtracks after official calls to kill all Jews

Terror group Hamas seeks to distance itself from senior officials call to kill all Jews in the world during Friday protests. A senior member of Gaza’s Islamist rulers Hamas has encouraged Palestinians across the globe to kill Jews, drawing outrage from both Israeli and Palestinian officials as well as a UN envoy. In video from […]

U.S. NOT WEIGHING ‘ONE STATE’ FIX TO ISRAEL-PALESTINIAN CONFLICT

Greenblatt and US envoy Jared Kushner, who are heading the peace process, have both refrained from speaking of a “two-state solution.” The United States is not considering a one-state resolution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, US special envoy Jason Greenblatt told PBS NewsHour in an interview aired on Thursday. “Our plan does not contemplate one state,” […]