Israel Bahrain assassination plot

Manama (MEE) – Israel operated a secret diplomatic mission in Bahrain for more than a decade before the two countries agreed to normalize ties last month, Axios reported on Wednesday. The Manama-based facility conducted diplomacy with Bahrain via a front company listed as a commercial consulting firm. Negotiations to establish the office began throughContinue Reading

Lansing (GPA) -A resolution condemning Azerbaijan’s aggression against the ethnically-Armenian populated Nagorno-Karabakh, also known as Artsakh, passed in the Michigan House last Wednesday, October 14. The resolution, known as Michigan House Resolution No.319, condemns Turkey and Azerbaijan for its assault on Armenian civilians, also called for the US Department ofContinue Reading

Hezbollah, Amal Oppose Lebanon’s Team in Demarcation Talks with Israel

Beirut (TNA) – Lebanon’s Hezbollah and Amal movements expressed their opposition to the makeup of the delegation tasked with negotiating the country’s southern border demarcation with occupied Palestine, calling for changes to the team ahead of the first round of talks. The four-member team, headed by Deputy Chief of StaffContinue Reading

Tehran (TT) – Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh has said it does not matter who will be elected as the president of the United States in the November elections. “Iran’s policy toward the U.S. is precise, calculated and based on different aspects of the international system,” Khatibzadeh said at a press conferenceContinue Reading

UAE-Israel Establish Socotra Maritime Spy Base

Sana’a (GPA) – In a sign of deepening military ties, the United Arab Emirates has reportedly invited Israel to join its secretive occupation of Yemen’s remote Socotra island. The move is foremost a clear violation of Yemen’s sovereignty. Yet, the decision also signals a new era of polarization across theContinue Reading

Hiding the Impact of US Sanctions on Lebanon

Beirut (FAIR) – That Lebanon is enduring a major financial crisis is clear; that US sanctions regimes have contributed to the problem was obscured in the coverage. However, America’s economic strangulation of Iran and Syria is harming Lebanon, as are similar policies directed against the Lebanese group Hezbollah. The disastrousContinue Reading

Abu Dhabi (MEE) – UAE says it gained US and Israeli assurances that annexation is halted but that such a future move would not end relations. A UAE official admitted on Tuesday that the country will not sever its new diplomatic relations if Israel breaks a promise not to annex parts of the occupiedContinue Reading