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.
The conflict is largely seen in the region as a proxy war between Saudi Arabia and Iran.
"These platforms do not suit this nation. We want to shut down, control (them) by bringing (a bill) to parliament as soon as possible," he said.
After worsening violence displaced nearly a million people, Turkey and Russia agreed in March to halt hostilities in northwest Syria's Idlib region. This month, military jets bombed villages in Idlib
Two of Iraq’s most powerful Iranian-backed militias accused Israel and the US of carrying out military overflights of Iraq and have demanded the US leave the country.
How does Iran exert maximum pressure against the Americans? It plays the Middle East like a piano, keying in various partners and allies when necessary.
How can the US maximum pressure campaign against Iran remain effective if the conventional arms embargo expires in October?
Bolton said that if the Russians are indeed attempting to find surrogates to attack US forces, it merits a very serious response.
The head of the Tehran Emergency Center told Iranian media that three people have been injured in the fire. However, reports on social media have already reported on at least 17 dead.
Iran does not recognise dual nationality and has rejected France's calls to free the 60-year-old anthropologist detained since June 2019, saying the case is an Iranian domestic legal matter.
A local commander from the Revolutionary Guards was wounded in the explosion in Sistan and Baluchistan province, Fadahossein Maleki.
They have fired dozens of rockets at US forces in Iraq, killing three members of the Coalition earlier this year.
Ankara’s attempt to silence dissidents abroad appears to affect almost every Western country – and most of those countries struggle to keep up their protections of free speech and protests.
The three sources, who spoke on condition of anonymity, did not specify how many of the 14 that the military announced were detained had been released.
Shocking photos from Iraq this evening show the men, who were detained on the night of June 25, in crisp new jackets of the Popular Mobilization Forces, trampling and burning the images and flags.
The report noted that the claims of intelligence gathering by Bahrain prostitutes came from a a human trafficking training recording for US Navy service members arriving in the country.
The Tanzim, he explained, has not received instructions to carry out terror attacks against Israel in response to its intention to apply its sovereignty to parts of the West Bank.
The officials also refused to comment on reports that claimed that the US administration has informed the Palestinians that the planned annexation would not include the Jordan Valley.
A spokesman for Helmand's governor said several rockets fired by Taliban insurgents landed close to the cattle market, killing 23 civilians.
Israeli authorities say that many of the released prisoners had resumed terrorism activity, either by joining Hamas or recruiting members to terror cells
The killing of Soleimani brought the United States and Iran to the brink of armed conflict after Iran retaliated by firing missiles at American targets in Iraq several days later.
Lebanese MP Kassem Hachem called the decision to begin explorations in Block 72 "piracy" and a "declaration of war."
An explosion 11 days ago took place near the convoy of former Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri, Hariri's office said on Sunday.
Over the weekend, 28-year-old Zeinab Soleimani married Riza Safi al-Din, son of Hassan Nasrallah's cousin, Hashim Safi al-Din.
The area is emerging as potentially of concern to Iran, Russia and the Syrian regime, as well as to the US and Israel.
Lebanese media broadcast interviews with the ambassador on Sunday, ignoring a ruling by a judge who banned the diplomat from television over remarks that criticized Hezbollah.
Regional media is now speculating that something worse may have happened when a massive explosion caused light in the night skies over Iran last week.
Rouhani said wearing of masks will become mandatory for two weeks starting next Sunday in "gathering places" that are deemed "red spots".
Turkey has had almost a year of near-constant new conflicts and militarist sabre-rattling.
The Iraqi attack on Sardasht, in the Iranian province of West Azerbaijan, on June 28, 1987, led to the deaths of 30 people, including 109 civilians. Over 4,500 people were injured in the attack.
On June 11, US and Iraqi officials began a series of talks as part of a “strategic dialogue” on military, trade and economic cooperation between the two countries.
The dancer, 42, denied the accusations, saying the content was stolen and shared from her phone without consent.
The strike targeted location where the IRGC Quds Force commander had visited hours earlier.
Over the weekend, the Palestinian Health Ministry announced a total of 274 new coronavirus cases, 207 were diagnosed on Friday and 67 diagnosed on Saturday.
Ghaani said that Iran would continue to fight the “Zionist regime” and the US, and said the US and Israel were supporting ISIS.
"It is intolerable, assassinating human rights defenders is a war crime in the context of armed conflict," the AIHRC said, adding that staff had previously been the target of attacks.
Analysts say aviation firms will be affected in many ways, including in their plans for development and diversification.
Sanctions, decline in oil exports among reasons for historic devaluation.
Experts say el-Sisi’s threat to send in the Egyptian army isn’t serious and security isn’t the only reason for the declaration.
Iran’s official story is that a gas storage facility had a minor accident and no one was harmed.
A raid by Iraq security forces on some of their own members on Thursday night resulted in hours of uncertainty in Baghdad.
Moroccan authorities on Friday rejected an Amnesty report saying they have spied on journalist Omar Radi using Israeli-made technology.
A source close to the Taliban said the group was willing to move forward so long as most of the 5,000 prisoners demanded were released.
The region is undergoing a half-dozen wars at the same time that pit Iran and its proxies against the US, Israel and Saudi Arabia.
The World Food Programme (WFP) told a briefing in Geneva that the number of people short of essential foodstuffs had risen by 1.4 million in the past six months.
The strikes come just two days after alleged Israeli airstrikes targeted a number of sites belonging to Syrian and pro-Iranian forces.
Tens of thousands of people have died, many of them civilians, and the ensuing humanitarian crisis has been called the worst in the world.
Videos and pictures posted on social media that were picked up by local news outlets showed a possible explosion with a bright orange flash followed by a large plume of smoke.
The letter emphasized that responsibility if annexation goes ahead rests with the Americans as much as the Israelis.
The preacher noted that violent actions on Israeli citizens are not considered terrorism in his eyes, adding that their "divine" religion allows Palestinians to defend themselves from Israeli rule.
The American president, according to former national security adviser John Bolton, is actually anti-Kurdish and dislikes a minority group in the Middle East that has been consistently pro-American.
There are thousands of honest expatriates whose employers greatly depend on them.
He referenced in particularly the permit system that allowed Palestinians in Gaza to leave the Strip, so they could receive emergency medical care in Israel.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has sought to spotlight Iran’s air force in recent comments, claiming that if an arms embargo is ended, then Iran’s expanded jet fighters could pose a threat.
Last year, Kosovo designated its military wing as a terrorist group, but following a proposal by the Foreign Affairs Ministry, the parliament decided to designate its political wing as one as well.
After the meeting, the Palestinians held a rally to protest the annexation plan, the second of its kind this week.
Continued attacks on Radi's phone were detected even after Amnesty informed NSO Group of Morocco's human rights violations using the company's software.
Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif went to Turkey on June 15, one of the most high level meetings he has had during the COVID-19 pandemic.
However, the website continues to host thousands of tweets that use the word “kuffar” or “unbeliever” as a form of abuse.
Turkey’s invasion and occupation of part of northern Syria has sowed chaos and instability, including fueling extremist groups and ethnic cleansing.
"Iran is ready to cooperate with the (International Atomic Energy Agency) IAEA under law," Rouhani said.
A prosecutor charged him with “insulting state institutions” and “distributing publications harmful to national unity.”
The US has carried out airstrikes on Kataib Hezbollah after it carried out rocket attacks on bases where US forces are located.
At least 7 Iranians and Syrians were killed in 2 waves of alleged Israeli airstrikes on sites across Syria overnight.
“Year after year, month after month, UNRWA is on the edge of a financial collapse. This cannot continue,” UNRWA commissioner-general Philippe Lazzarini said.
With Turkey and Egypt possibly on the verge of war in Libya, an Israeli annexation move is likely to cause Erdogan to spit hellfire.
In early June, US President Donald Trump urged Iran to make a deal with America.
There was a sharp reduction in violence following the Islamic holiday of Eid al-Fitr last month, which officials hoped would pave the way for talks.
This is an achievement, Tehran says. It takes place during the COVID-19 crisis and shows that Iran can continue to advance despite difficulties.
The question now is how Saudi Arabia and its allies will respond.
Iran’s Defense Ministry revealed on Tuesday that the country produces 70% of the products needed for aircraft and helicopters locally.
It has garnered 116 signatures out of 198 Republicans in the House.
The US mission statement on June 23 said that if people hear explosions, they should take cover. If they live in a building, they should go to the lowest part away from windows or near interior walls
At least 77 Baha'is face a new wave repression for their religious faith
Other media reported on Syrian state media claims it was not entirely clear if the air defense had intercepted anything.
The announcement means this will be the first year in modern times that Muslims from around the world have not been allowed to make the annual pilgrimage to Mecca.
Multiple activists have been arrested for making anti-government statements.
On Sunday, IDF aircraft were spotted as far north as the Beirut area
In 1999 he bragged about his role in suppressing protests, according to one account.
The latest Yemen crisis involves the island of Socotra where UAE-backed supporters are accused of a “coup” by pro-Turkish media.
The airstrikes now target areas where there has been coexistence between Christians and Kurds, raining down bombs where children play in their parents' yards.
The Trump decision to withdraw from Syria caught almost everyone by surprise in December 2018.
A Taliban spokesman denied kidnapping the civilians.
Jordan is a standout with only 1,015 reported cases, but the cases appear to be increasing from back in May when there were only 730.
“Iran continues to lie to the international community in order to attain nuclear weapons.”
Social media posts sought to link the strike to a series of other US attacks on al-Qaeda affiliates in northern Syria in which US drones have used such a weapon.
“I told them they can wait,” Trump said of the Iranians, “but when I win the election you will pay a lot more,” Fars News reported.
Shtayyeh called on PA citizens to adhere to health guidelines and wear masks, and called on people to not visit cities in the West Bank.
The planned discounts still have to be approved by the government.
Bolton’s account is important because it illustrates a unique time in US history in the Middle East.
Libya’s conflict is complex, but at its most basic it is a proxy war.
"Be prepared to carry out any mission, here inside our borders - or if necessary, outside our borders," he told several air force pilots and special forces personnel at the base.
The UN nuclear watchdog's 35-nation Board of Governors called on Iran in the resolution earlier on Friday to stop denying the agency access to two suspected former nuclear sites.
A Turkish delegation including the foreign and finance ministers met GNA officials on Wednesday for talks Ankara said aimed to bring about an end to fighting.
"Iran fully rejects this resolution and will respond appropriately...those who made this decision will bear responsibility for its consequences," Iranian official Kazem Gharib Abadi said.
Under Islamic Republic law, a father who kills his child is not considered a murderer and is not liable for the death penalty.