Talks possible if U.S. returns to 2015 nuclear deal
If the United States wants an agreement
with Iran, it must first come back to Tehran's 2015 nuclear deal with
six powers that Washington abandoned two years ago, Iranian President
Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday.
US ‘will be IN
TROUBLE’ if it makes ‘MISTAKE’ of interfering with Venezuela-bound tankers,
Rouhani warns. The United States will face consequences if it takes
action against Iranian tankers en route to Venezuela, Iranian President
Hassan Rouhani has vowed. It comes after the Venezuelan military said it
would escort the ships to port.
announce self-rule in southern Yemen.
Yemen's southern separatists have announced
plans to establish a self-ruled administration in regions under their
control in a move the country's internationally-backed government said
would have "catastrophic consequences".
Four women at forefront of Israel's Arab
political surge. . Newly elected Israeli MP Iman al-Khatib,
greeting supporters in Nazareth, shook hands with women but tapped her
heart with her right hand for men. The gestures signalled the Muslim
identity of the woman who is about to become Israel's first hijab-wearing
MP and part of a group of Arab women poised to expand their voice in
Israel's male-dominated politics.
US Senate votes to block Trump's $8bn Saudi arms sale
The US Senate has voted to block the sale of billions of dollars' worth
of weapons to Saudi Arabia, striking a blow to President Donald Trump.
Guard Corps: US labels Iran force as terrorists
US President Donald Trump has designated Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard
Corps (IRGC) as a foreign terrorist organisation
Israel frequently claims its ‘right’ to exist. In fact, states do not exist
by right and neither do they have a right to exist. They continue to exist
because they have a strong army, capable of taking land and imposing their
rule on the native population.
Results Shock US and Iran.
Result is blow to US, but Iran will also lose out after Iraq’s protest
against rule by proxy
U.S. Soldiers Secretly Fighting
Saudi Arabia's War in Yemen, Report Says
U.S. Army Special Forces have been covertly aiding in Saudi Arabia's war
against Zaidi Shiite Muslim insurgents in neighboring Yemen, where the
rebels control the capital and often fire ballistic missiles, according
to a new report by The New York Times.
US - Turkey
Military Clash feared. A US-backed Kurdish militia has
deployed fighters to the front line of Syria's Manbij to battle Turkey's
military after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said it would be next
after launching the cross-border Afrin operation.
Who Wants a War in Middle East? Among key players, practically
everyone wants to fight, as long as someone else does the fighting.
Assad Meet Putin.
Syria's Bashar Assad made a surprise visit to Russia to express thanks for
Moscow’s help in the fight against terrorism
Terror Attack Foiled
Near Saudi Royal Palace
Several Twitter accounts posted photos which, they said, were made at the
site of the incident near the Al Salam (Peace) palace.
There has so far been no confirmation of the attack from Saudi authorities.
US Embassy in Saudi Arabia has issued a security warning to American
citizens in Jeddah over the reported attack.
Iran and Saudi Arabia. No doubt, Saudi Arabia has objectives and a plan, but in the short term
they appear to create more problems for the kingdom than for its arch-rival.
The growing anxiety over slump in the oil market and the ageing Kingdom
becoming a threat for regional peace?
The waning Saudi
The King is old,
authoritarian and in a haste. The growing bloodshed of innocent people in
Yemen is isolating the erst-while darling of Pakistan and the West.