برچسب مطالب ‘middle-east’

Iranian foreign minister names necessary conditions to shape a regional security framework

While Iran’s regional and trans-regional rivals have been persistently accusing Iran of destabilizing the Middle East, the Iranian government have in fact always called for a collective regional security to the benefit of all regional countries.

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America Losing Ground to the Iran-Russia Axis

Despite the change of rhetoric between US Presidents Barack Obama and Donald Trump, the United States has continued to lose influence, political and military, in the Middle East to the Iran-Russia axis.

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Al Saud is the official sponsor of Israel

The US president, Donald Trump, removed the last fig leaf from the Saudi government as a whole, not just Mohammad Bin Salman, when, in his most recent speech, he said, “If you look at Israel, Israel would be in big trouble without Saudi Arabia. We have a very strong ally in Saudi Arabia. The fact is that Saudi Arabia is tremendously helpful in the Middle East, if we didn’t have Saudi Arabia we wouldn’t have a big base.”

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Trump names new US ambassador to Saudi Arabia

Abizaid is a fluent Arabic speaker of Lebanese Christian descent who headed US Central Command — which covers the Middle East — during the Iraq war from shortly after the US invasion in 2003 through 2007.

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Swiss cryptocurrency firm X8 obtains Islamic finance certification

Switzerland-based financial technology firm X8 AG has obtained certification from Islamic scholars for its digital currency, with plans to expand its business in the Middle East, a senior executive said on Monday.

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U.S. support for Saudi Arabia enables "atrocities" – Zarif

Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif says U.S. support for Saudi Arabia — Iran’s bitter enemy — has allowed the kingdom to act with impunity in the Middle East.

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International organisation launches bid to tackle Middle East youth job crisis

A global organisation providing a new home for thousands of young people displaced by conflict and disaster is helping to tackle the Middle East’s youth unemployment crisis.

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Trump, France’s Macron Discuss Iran, Mideast, Trade

U.S. President Donald Trump spoke Friday with French President Emmanuel Macron about trade, Iran and the Middle East, the White House said.

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US complicit in air strike that murdered dozens of children in Yemen

Countless atrocities have been carried out by Washington and its local proxies over the 17 years since the launching of the “global war on terror,” a pretext invoked to justify wars of aggression aimed at solidifying the control of US imperialism over the oil-rich and strategically vital Middle East.

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​In Mideast, China’s strategy is economic

The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) – under which China is connecting itself with its “natural partners” along the Silk Road trading routes of the past – continues to be a guide for the Arab world and the Middle East.

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Qatar to upgrade air base used by U.S. to fight terrorism

Qatar will spend $1.8 billion upgrading the major air base used by the United States for its ongoing military and counterterrorism operations in the Middle East and Afghanistan, the Persian Gulf kingdom said Monday.

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US Is Still Turning Blind Eye To Saudi Crimes In Yemen

For decades, the autocratic regime of Saudi Arabia has been a stalwart ally of the US military, while oppressing its own people and attacking others in the Middle East, particularly in Yemen.

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Iran’s Chief of Staff: US Seeking to Diminish Security in Middle East

Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Maj. Gen. Mohammad Hossein Baqeri said that the United States wants to undermine security in the Middle East.

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Assad Rejects Trump’s ‘Peace’ Terms

Elijah Magnier, one of the world’s most respected reporters in and about the Middle East, reported on Sunday, July 15, that Syria’s President, Bashar al-Assad, has rejected a proposed offer from the U.S. Trump Administration.

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What’s behind the US plan to establish a new military base in Iraq?

While US President Donald Trump has frequently talked about the necessity of reducing American military commitments in the Middle East, new reports indicate that the US military is actively establishing new military bases in Iraq, along the border with Syria.

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