The region known as the Middle East has been conquered and reconquered by every super power in the West. This has created a region rich in a culture of resistance and thousands of ethnic groups looking for their piece of land. This has created a complicated region and Jpost's Middle East News simplifies it.
On Tuesday, five rockets landed on Ain Al-Asad air base, which hosts U.S. forces in Anbar province in western Iraq without causing any casualties.
The shooting, which played out over two floors in a classroom building at the base, marked the second deadly shooting at a U.S. military installation this week.
The sanctions target Qais al-Khazali, leader of the Asaib Ahl al-Haq Iran-backed militia and his brother Laith al-Khazali, another leader of the group.
With Tehran angry over a lack of European protection from U.S. sanctions, there appears scant scope for compromise.
Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani's comments followed reports that a senior Iranian commander had been in Baghdad this week to rally support for a new government.
'The Cave', which tells the story of Amani Ballour, will be released in Britain on Friday
Under Vision 2030 plan, naturalization to be available to scientists, senior specialists
Obstacles still ahead in establishing diplomatic relations between the two countries
Despite last-minute venue cancellation, the Red Carpet festival brings cinema to a Gaza street and the message "I am human" to the world
Strongest expression of government support to date might signal a shift by other Gulf states
Entrepreneur Shurouq Qawariq co-founds Rumman to provide financial technology services
Expert says US looking for "face-saving narrative" in order to exit Afghanistan
Unlike days of Saddam Hussein, players no longer fear punishment for poor performance – let alone political expression
Tehran’s clerical rulers have blamed “thugs” linked to its opponents in exile and the country’s main foreign foes - the United States, Israel and Saudi Arabia - for the unrest.
The High National Commission for the March of Return and Breaking the Siege announced that Friday’s demonstrations will be held under the banner: 'The March is Continuing.'
Iraq is suffering from protests, ISIS threats and the need to find a new prime minister after Adel Abdul Mahdi resigned earlier this week, and Iran wants to exploit the power vacuum in Iraq.
France, Germany and the United Kingdom have written to the UN's Secretary General, asking him to inform the Security Council of Iran's actions.
Hezbollah official Kawtharani, who is responsible for the terrorist group's Iraqi file, has joined Soleimani and "is also playing a large role in persuading Shi'ite and Sunni political forces."
US officials are considering deploying more naval ships and up to 14,000 troops to the Middle East in order to fight against Iranian hostilities as early as this month.
The Islamic Republic of Iran is the latest incarnation of Persia, which pre-dates Christ. Reza Shah Pahlavi came to power during WWII.
Arabic news outlets report explosion of IRGC arms depot on Syria-Iraq border
No information about the extent of the damage or any casualties has been reported.
Sunni businessman Samir Khatib is seen as the frontrunner.
Saudi Arabia today is far more innovative, open-minded, and tolerant than ever before.
Iran's Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi announced a joint naval drill with Russia and China, after the US and France have both planned maritime security initiatives in the Gulf.
According to the report, the signs include significant movements of Iranian weapons which could be used for such a strike.
Even before coming to Israel, Mollaei will possibly face Israeli judoka Sagi Muki at the Qingdao Masters in China next week.
Tehran has given no official death toll, but Amnesty International said on Monday it had documented the deaths of at least 208 protesters.
Reading between the lines, it seems Oman is now the most important diplomatic country in the Middle East, at least in terms of being able to talk to Israel, Iran, the US and everyone else.
"A unit from the Hawija police in the province of Kirkuk has arrested the terrorist known as ‘Abu Khaldoun’ inside one of the apartments in the March 1 area."
Trump now appears as a sudden "champion" of NATO as he seeks closer relations with Ankara and speaks of potential talks with Moscow
State television acknowledged killings of protesters, some hours before U.S. President Donald Trump said Iran "is killing perhaps thousands and thousands of people right now as we speak."
According to the deputy commander, Iran has documents about the parties directly and indirectly involved in the attack and Iran is dealing with the issue through diplomatic channels.
But even after three years of relative peace and prosperity, people are still nervous in the small Palestinian town, a few miles south of Jerusalem in the Israeli-occupied West Bank.
During the recent protests, the group had planned to draw students off the campus of Tehran University to create unrest, a ministry statement said. It gave no further details.
The Iranian Intelligence Ministry last week, claimed that Iranian employees working for foreign broadcasting companies are "proof of collaboration in terrorist actions with the enemies of Iran."
It is one of the first major comments in which Iran directly blamed Israel.
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has condemned the intelligence agency "harassment" toward Iranian journalists who are based abroad, especially toward those working out of Britain.
The unrest is Iraq's biggest challenge since Islamic State militants seized swathes of Iraqi and Syrian territory in 2014.
Former senior Air Force officer warns that while Israel’s foes have no interest in war, they may try taking advantage of government-less Israel
Photos and videos posted by the group on Twitter showed victims being carried away from demolished produce stands and charred vehicles.
The three Russians received light injuries and the vehicle was damaged.
Zarif met Oman’s Foreign Minister and spoke with the Taliban, but he and President Hassan Rouhani haven’t been seen much since the protests.
Turkey says a new deal with Libya has “proven its capabilities to the world in a manner that is compatible with international law but also signaled its future intentions in the region."
The estimated death toll of the protests ranges from at least 161 protesters to over 366 protesters.
Moscow hopes to seal a deal to supply Turkey with more S-400 missile systems in the first half of next year.
The movement started after a politician was filmed allegedly masturbating near a school.
The parliament has called on the country's president to nominate a new prime minister in his stead.
Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi has lost control of Iraq, a country that continues to look ungovernable after years of instability and war.
"Do you have feelings? Do you have honor? I was 14 years old, as old as your daughter, your son, or your sister. You destroyed my life."
Some 30 mosques and cultural centers in Germany have links to Hezbollah, according to a 2019 Hamburg intelligence agency report.
Haniyeh's exit comes amid reports of progress in mediation efforts to consolidate ceasefire understandings reached earlier this year with Israel.
Soleimani was also sent to Iraq in October to help advise the government on the crackdown.
Fatah General Jibril Rajoub praised the Israelis; a Neturei Karta rabbi was booed by the crowd.
Tripoli's government enjoys the support of Russia, France, Egypt, the United Kingdom and Saudi Arabia, among others.
It is unclear if Norway’s ambassador, who participated in the Brussels event, was meant as a target for US Treasury sanctions in Grenell’s tweet.
He called on the government to "pay attention to the repercussions of the Jaleh square killings" of 1978.
Reuters reported last week details from inside the planning rooms behind the attack.
Erekat: Two-state solution was a painful Palestinian concession.
Iraq's semi-official Human Rights Commission said that those responsible for the killings of protesters must be brought to justice and that it would gather evidence for prosecution.
Nordrum’s tweet lauding INSTEX electrified Twitter with criticism of the ambassador's push for business with Iran's regime at the expense of human rights.
Over the last week increased airstrikes in Idlib have seen civilians driven from homes and claims in local and regional Arabic media that the Syrian regime is preparing for a major offensive.
The decision was made after Shi'ite Muslim cleric Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani called for a change of leadership on Friday, according to Al Arabiya.
Price tag attacks were reported in the Palestinian villages of Deir 'Ammar and as-Sawiya and the Arab-Israeli city of Tayibe in which cars were vandalized and an olive tree grove was uprooted.
"The Taliban wants to make a deal and we are meeting with them," Trump told reporters after arriving in Afghanistan on Thursday.
The exercise's name is "Swords of Karama," which is reportedly named after Israel's 1968 operation against Fatah.
The incident is being investigated by police as a hate crime.
The move has been heavily criticized by activists, who consider it part of the overall crackdown on free expression and political dissent in the country.
Increasing violence highlights growing tension between protestors and Iranian-backed authorities throughout the country.
I believe it is our historical duty to recognize Anwar Sadat’s huge political accomplishments and to apologize for all those Arab leaders who defamed him for his actions.
Iranian leader claimed that "the enemies" spent a large amount of money designing the "conspiracy and were waiting for an opportunity to implement it with destruction, killing and villainy."
UAE, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain engage in ‘low risk diplomacy’ with diplomatic adversary Qatar at region’s premier sporting event.
Government promised new program to look at violence amid public outcry over recent killings.
Turkey wants NATO to recognize the YPG militia as terrorists before giving it support.
The protests that began in Baghdad on Oct. 1 and have spread through southern cities are the most complex challenge facing the Shi'ite-dominated ruling class
Tasnim news reported the Taliban talks in Tehran and said it was the second since US-Taliban peace negotiations had broken down in September.
The Palestinian Islamic Jihad is the third or fourth largest Palestinian movement but it has obtained advanced rockets and cash through Iranian support over the years.
Pompeo also addressed the regime’s decision to shut down the Internet in the country.
Qatar’s security and defense cooperation are the backbone of the Doha-Ankara alliance, Erdogan said. “We have deep relations in the Gulf.”
Lebanon's president Michel Aoun will hold binding consultations with members of parliament on Thursday to designate the country's next prime minister.
The Head of HRW called Iran's attack on Saudi Arabia “far better than the Saudi crown prince’s attacks on Yemen.”
25 years after the festive signing of the 1994 Israeli-Jordanian peace treaty, there are serious tensions between the two countries.
The president praised the Delta Force dog's role in the flawless attack.
Following America's withdrawal from the nuclear agreement, Iran commander says: “It is time to take out our swords and teach them a lesson.”
The European Parliament adopted a resolution in 2014 supporting Palestinian statehood in Principle.
Paris accuses Washington of retreating in face of recent instability, threats from Islamic Republic.
"They have disappeared from an important part of the internet," Belgian prosecutors' spokesman Eric Van Der Sypt said.
News site offices in Egypt were raided by police and plainclothes security
Thousands of young and working-class Iranians took to the streets on Nov. 15 after gasoline price hikes of at least 50% were announced.
The Saudi government communications office did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
According to the report, the US has resorted to other options in response to these issues.
Rumors of “coup” come after more than a month of protests and hundreds killed in Iraq.
According to the show's executive producer, Scott Cameron, the show aims to each social-emotional skills such as "coping strategies like counting to five and belly breathing."
So what is happening that is causing this parade of top US military officers to Israel? Seemingly, it is like McKenzie warned – Iran is up to something.