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.
Eyad A.'s lawyers had asked for an acquittal, saying he had carried out the arrests in and around Damascus under duress by his superiors.
The 'Post' can also reveal a tweet that shows footage of the IRGC shooting at protesters.
Palestinians reject reduced food parcels as political move; UN agency says change means more families will benefit
For years the project was a distant prospect because of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
It is a rare direct denial and the first time the Kataib Hezbollah group, one of the Iraqi factions closest to Iran, has commented on the most serious incident this year.
“We urge Iran to stop and reverse all measures that reduce transparency and to ensure full and timely cooperation with the IAEA.”
This is an escalation, and it is not unprecedented.
Among the topics discussed in his visit were the threats being posed by Hezbollah and other Iranian proxies that have stationed themselves along Israel's borders with Lebanon and Syria.
Because US policy is always compartmentalized and because the end goal is a “deal,” Iran knows that it can exert pressure through various means.
The Gulf state, one of Washington’s closest Middle Eastern allies, was promised a chance to buy the war planes when it established formal ties with Israel last year.
Funding has been an issue for the Palestinian Authority in general and specifically with respect to the vaccines, in both the West Bank and Gaza.
Former senior defense officials express support for Biden's position not to lift Iran sanctions unless it returns to 2015 deal
According to the report, Tehran also wants “damages” from South Korea for the wait time accumulated while the assets were frozen.
Luca Attanasio died alongside an Italian soldier after their car was attacked as they traveled in a UN convoy in the eastern part of the Congo.
The new batch from China was the second shipment of the Sinopharm vaccine to Egypt. The country received its first 50,000-dose shipment in December.
A US State Department spokesman said Khamenei's comments "sounds like a threat" but reiterated US willingness to engage in talks with Iran about returning to the 2015 nuclear deal.
Gliding in a circle with their weapons pointed inwards, and lifting and lowering the guns in unison, the 20-member unit clad in black undergoes rigorous training.
"Americans and the European parties to the deal have used unjust language against Iran...Iran will not yield to pressure. Our stance will not change," Khamenei said.
Top Israeli official says country could be AI power
"This is the first and largest cooperation of its kind since the peace agreement signed between Egypt and Israel 40 years ago," Steinitz said.
Hamas: No ‘political’ detainees in Gaza
It will take months after a deal in principle is reached for Tehran to export all of the additional and excess enriched uranium it has illegally produced.
The Gaza health ministry sent out text messages to urge those eligible to come and get their shots.
The supreme leader was answering a question posed by a Telegram user, asking if observing compulsory hijab is necessary for characters in animated features.
US, Iran signal openness to negotiations despite setbacks
‘Jewish communities are being reborn in Arab lands which for the last 70 years have been practically cleansed of any Jewish communities in most of these countries’
Speaking one language in school and speak another at home can be a "big problem" but new approaches could help, expert says.
The Palestinians began vaccinations this month and have received small donations from Israel, Russia and the United Arab Emirates.
Members of religious minority reportedly requested their own court for personal issues, say their faith is thousands of years old.
Fathi Bashagha was a losing candidate to become prime minister of the unity government, but has made public statements of support for the new administration.
The two countries are at loggerheads over what comes first, the US removes sanctions it imposed – the Iranian demand – or the Iranians go back into full compliance with the JCPOA.
Israelis are furious that their taxes are funding vaccines for the enemy.
The PFLP stressed that its participation in the elections “does not mean that it is a partner in the consecration of the humiliating and disastrous Oslo Accords.”
When it comes to new defense technologies, there is a need for major defense exhibitions like IDEX. It appears every other country realized this - except Israel
Russia has been an ally of the Syrian regime and of the Assad family for decades.
The betrayal of Turkey’s democratic activists has been a long, slow process.
"All our steps (to breach the deal) are reversible...The move on Feb. 23 is not abandoning the deal," Zarif said in a televised interview with Iran's English Language Press TV.
The Dubai-based WLP is a logistics loyalty policy initiative aimed at increasing trading opportunities between emerging markets.
“We’re prepared to reengage in negotiations with the P5+1 on Iran’s nuclear program,” Biden tells the Munich Security Conference.
Dutch government has accused Iran’s regime of assassinating two Iranian dissidents in Holland
Recently, Hamas officials said that some of their supporters were arrested or summoned for interrogation by the PA security forces.
Saudi Arabia has a history of not retaliating for drone attacks backed by Iran.
The contrast is strong between US rhetoric and how the US pushes democracy in some countries but not others.
The European Union is working on organizing an informal meeting with all participants of the Iran deal and the United States, a senior EU official said on Friday.
The find and Iran's response risk hurting efforts by the new US administration to restore Iran's 2015 nuclear deal.
Tehran said Washington's move was not enough to persuade Iran to fully respect the accord.
Ankara had ordered more than 100 stealth fighters and has been making parts for their production, but was removed from the program in 2019.
Early figures show slump in flight ticket sales, but vaccination campaigns provide silver lining in otherwise bleak forecast.
Acting US Ambassador Richard Mills informed the 15-member body in a letter seen by Reuters.
German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas warned that Iran’s latest moves jeopardize a return of the United States to the nuclear deal.
If Iran can legally get to the nuclear weapon threshold with no limits in 2030, then the whole game could eventually be up.
The Moroccan delegation proposed creating a parliamentary friendship group between the Israeli-Moroccan parliamentarians, the first proposed such group with a country included in the Abraham Accords.
Case could have implications for Israeli settlements
Tensions with Iran appear underpinned by similar discussions about deterrence
Some Palestinians said they believed the PA security forces were responsible for the changes as part of an attempt to prevent voters from casting their ballots.
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The New York Times has been accused of whitewashing Turkey's military occupation of Afrin and their ethnic cleansing of the residing Kurdish people.
IRGC commander helped build Lebanese tunnel into Israel
The deal includes Israel releasing two Syrian prisoners in exchange for the release of the young woman who crossed into Syria's border.
Shadi al-Sufi, 38, was found guilty of killing Jaber al-Qeeq, a former activist with the PLO’s Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP).
The new tankers will increase the Air Force’s ability to carry out wide operations, with multiple fighter jets in distant areas – such as Iran.
The infrastructure and limited electricity supply in Gaza do not allow for the storage of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines Israel purchased.
The Central Election Commission said 2.6 million out of 2.8 million eligible voters did so before a Tuesday deadline.
"We have heard many nice words and promises which in practice have been broken and opposite actions have been taken."
'Iran killed another political prisoner by denying him medical treatment in prison for his epilepsy.'
"The president's been very clear publicly, repeatedly, about where we stand. And we'll see what, if any, reaction Iran has to that," he said.
Emergency cabinet meeting shrouded in mystery
Had the Islamic Republic followed through on throwing out the nuclear inspectors, Israel, the US and the world would truly have needed to start considering the military option.
An estimated 207,000 Palestinian refugees live in Lebanon, the vast majority in cramped camps where social distancing is impossible.
“Her guardian may prevent her from traveling if there is absolute harm in her travel or if there is a lawsuit requiring a travel ban,” the Supreme Sharia Court Council ruled.
Erbil is the capital of the autonomous Kurdistan region of Iraq. US forces have concentrated there after withdrawing from a half-dozen places across Iraq in 2020.
The signature of this MOU will demonstrates the wider spirit of cooperation between the United Arab Emirates and Israel.
"These people had secretly dug a tunnel leading to the historical synagogue inside their personal house located in the historical context & adjacent to the Kalimiyan Synagogue,” said Hijabi.
The coalition spokesperson Col. Wayne Marotto wrote that one civilian contractor was killed, five injured and one US service member was injured.
Many countries don’t want ISIS members back because they know that justice systems in places like Europe have no real laws to keep them in prison.
"Tehran has informed UN watchdog about its plan next week to end sweeping inspection powers given to the agency under the nuclear pact."
Tensions in Fatah are mounting ahead of the elections.
A spokeswoman for the Iranian Embassy in Addis Ababa denied the report, calling it "baseless allegations...provoked by the Zionist regime’s malicious media."
The ten days since the announced removal have seen almost daily Houthi drone attacks on Saudi Arabia and increased fighting in Yemen.
The strikes targeted the 1st Corps of the Syrian military south of Damascus, as well as other targets, according to initial reports.
US President Joe Biden's administration is weighing a wide array of ideas on how to revive the Iranian nuclear deal between Tehran and six world powers.
How did all this begin?
There was no justice for the victims, a fact that still scars Iraqis decades later.
At present Gaza residents live on about 11 hours of electricity a day, up from the four to six hours of electricity they received a few years ago.
The document reintroduced constitutional rule and strengthened economic and social rights, including rights for women.
The UAE's cabinet last month approved the establishment of an embassy in Tel Aviv.
Whatever Biden’s timeline is for moving forward on the Iran issue – be it before Tehran’s June elections or at a later date – the identity of the Israeli emissary has become clouded as time goes by.
‘Marwan Barghouti determined to run for president’
The site in Egypt's Sohag Governorate likely dates back to the reign of King Narmer around 3,100 BC, the ministry said in a statement on Saturday.
"Unlike countries that define themselves with what they support, that is, prosperity and progress for their people, the ayatollahs' regime defines itself through what it opposes."
The PKK has not issued a statement on the incident.
The area has many displaced people, including Kurdish and Yazidi minorities, who fled Afrin when Turkey invaded northern Syria in January 2018.
"This decision is a recognition of the dire humanitarian situation in Yemen," Secretary of State Antony Blinken said in a statement.
Iran's Foreign Ministry said the newspaper report was "baseless."
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