Tehran Says US Faces Choice: ‘Admit Defeat & Start Respecting Iranian Nation’ or ‘Keep...

Previously, US Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook underscored that Washington’s policy of maximum economic pressure on Iran would prevent it from acquiring nuclear weapons, leaving the country with a choice of either coming...

Nasrallah: Israel Deterred but Betting on Economic Situation in Lebanon

Source Naharnet Hizbullah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah announced Friday that Israel is “cautious and worried about Lebanon” and “fears going to war.” “Some might say that there is mutual deterrence but mutual deterrence is a victory...

Trump Says Generals Feel Beirut Blast was Likely an ‘Attack’

President Donald Trump said U.S. military generals have told him that they "seem to feel" the massive explosion that rocked Beirut on Tuesday, killing at least 70 people, was a "terrible attack" likely caused...

Geography Issues: Woman Who Breaks Lockdown Travelling to Welsh Beach Thinks Wales is in...

Despite the UK government advising to ease the pandemic restrictions, Wales is still urging people to stay at home. England, however, has started lifting the quarantine measures which might cause confusion for those who...

Iran Made ‘Procurement Attempts’ for Its Nuclear Programme Last Year, Report Says

by Oleg Burunov The crisis around Tehran’s atomic programme resumed in 2018 after President Donald Trump announced America's unilateral withdrawal from the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, also known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). The...

Iran denies latest blast reports and accuses west of disinformation

Tehran says incident in early hours in garrison town of Gamdareh was a power outage Patrick Wintour and Oliver Holmes -  The  Guardian A satellite image showing a damaged building at Iran’s Natanz nuclear site. The...

Palestinians Stop Sharing Intelligence With CIA Over West Bank Land Grab Plans

Palestinians in the West Bank have ceased all security cooperation with both the United States and Israel, while Palestinian security forces have reportedly withdrawn from most of the West Bank, paving the way for...

Lebanon to finally implement official capital controls

Any fresh dollars, however, can still be used freely to withdraw or transfer abroad. by Georgi Azar -Source: Annahar BEIRUT: Lebanon is set to pass the long awaited capital controls law months after banks began limiting...

Romina Ashrafi: Outrage in Iran after girl murdered ‘for eloping’

BBC.COM-Police in Iran have arrested a man accused of murdering his 14-year-old daughter in a so-called honour killing that has sparked widespread outrage. Romina Ashrafi ran away from home in Gilan province with her 35-year-old...

Second Iranian Tanker ‘Forest’ Reaches Venezuelan Exclusive Economic Zone, Tracking Data Shows

The second tanker follows the first of five Iranian vessels carrying an estimated total 1.53 barrels of gasoline between them. The first vessel, the 'Fortune', successfully reached Venezuela the day before, and was escorted...

Series of ‘explosions & power outages’ reported near Tehran

A series of explosions have rocked the outskirts of the Iranian capital Tehran, as well as the cities of Garmdareh and Quds, Iranian media reported amid speculation that missile depots were the intended target. Citing...

Lebanese hold raucous rally outside US Embassy in Beirut

Some protesters tried to remove the wire, at which point they were sprayed with water cannons. Source: Associated Press A supporter of a communist group burns representation of U.S. currency, during a protest against U.S. interference...

Diab: Govt. Has Honored Policy Statement, No Intention to Change Economic System

The government has “honored its Policy Statement” and it does not intend to “change the free economic system,” Prime Minister Hassan Diab said on Thursday. “We will carry on with our work and we have...

Iranian tanker DOCKS at Venezuelan port after braving stormy waters to deliver 1st oil...

The Iranian-flagged tanker ‘Fortune’ has arrived at its final destination, docking at El Palito port on Venezuela's northern coast. The vessel is the first of five Iranian tankers that set sail for Caracas loaded...

Netanyahu Loyalists Promise PM He’ll Never ‘Walk Alone’ as Opponents Demand He Relinquish Power

Israel's tweeps are split again over Benjamin Netanyahu's trial where he is facing charges of bribery, fraud, and breach of trust. While some are calling on the PM to leave, others are supporting the...

State Security Service Confirms Information about the Arrest of Head of Foreign Ministry Directorate

https://www.turan.az-The State Security Service confirmed the information about the arrest Faig Bagirov,  the head of the Consular Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The investigation had reasonable suspicions that Bagirov, through the third...

Nasrallah: We are Closer than Ever to Liberation of Jerusalem

Hizbullah chief Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah on Wednesday announced that the “liberation of Jerusalem” is nearing. “Today in the year 2020, and despite all the international and regional transformations and all the storms, earthquakes and sedition...

Judge releases BDL director after posting bail

The arrest warrant of Mazen Hamdan was issued last week by Lebanon's Financial Prosecutor Ali Ibrahim who accused him of “manipulating the lira exchange rate.” by Georgi Azar -Source: Annahar BEIRUT: A Lebanese judge has released...

Qatar urges international community to support UN-recognized gov’t in Libya: report

Qatar has weighed in on the Libyan conflict and urged the international community to support the United Nations-recognized Government of National Accord (GNA) based in Tripoli, the Ahval news website reported, citing the Anadolu...

Geagea Hails Approval of Appointments Law as ‘Triumph’

Lebanese Forces leader Samir Geagea on Thursday described parliament's approval of a law for administrative appointments as a “triumph” for the LF-led Strong Republic bloc. “We have finally triumphed. A mechanism for the appointments of...