Published on : Sat, 23 Sep 2017 20:57:22 GMT
The new ballistic missile has a range of 2,000 km, while the distance by air between Israel and Iran is 1,800 km.
Published on : Fri, 22 Sep 2017 13:09:37 GMT
Ultra-conservative Saudi Arabia is the only country in the world that bans women from driving.
Published on : Fri, 22 Sep 2017 09:51:41 GMT
Ties between the Shi'ite-led governments in Tehran and Baghdad have become stronger, and Iran has acquired growing influence in Iraq.
Published on : Fri, 22 Sep 2017 08:25:49 GMT
In recent weeks, Israel has stepped up attacks on targets in Syria, claiming them as defensive moves to prevent the encroachment of Iran and Hezbollah on its border.
Published on : Fri, 22 Sep 2017 07:43:28 GMT
"We [Iran] will increase our military power as a deterrent. We will strengthen our missile capabilities ... We will not seek permission from anyone to defend our country."
Published on : Sun, 24 Sep 2017 21:13:31 GMT
Barzani says long process of negotiation will follow to create independent democratic multicultural state.
Published on : Sun, 24 Sep 2017 11:30:13 GMT
Turkey hits militant positions.
Published on : Sat, 23 Sep 2017 06:43:34 GMT
The missile is capable of reaching Israel, and it can be armed with several warheads.
Published on : Fri, 22 Sep 2017 10:32:52 GMT
The missile will be delivered to the air defense system of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps.
Published on : Fri, 22 Sep 2017 06:47:37 GMT
The 15-member council voted unanimously to officially oppose the referendum.
Published on : Thu, 21 Sep 2017 13:35:40 GMT
Arab media suggests Musa Muhamad Wahabi, the personal bodyguard to Hezbollah leader Nasralla, was killed because he knew too much.
Published on : Thu, 21 Sep 2017 10:44:05 GMT
A closer look at the battle revolving one of the last pockets of ISIS-controlled territories in Iraq.
Published on : Thu, 21 Sep 2017 04:55:39 GMT
The US president said he would consider redirecting funds to Egypt just ahead of his meeting with Egyptian President al-Sisi.
Published on : Wed, 20 Sep 2017 23:07:53 GMT
A senior US official said Trump is leaning toward not certifying that Iran is complying with the pact and letting Congress effectively decide whether to kill the agreement.
Published on : Wed, 20 Sep 2017 22:29:23 GMT
President Trump met King Abdullah II to discuss Iran's destabilizing influence in the conflict-addled country.
Published on : Wed, 20 Sep 2017 15:52:58 GMT
The Iranian president took the floor at the United Nations General Assembly's 72nd session minutes after Trump announced he had made up his mind about the much-contested nuclear deal.
Published on : Wed, 20 Sep 2017 15:23:56 GMT
A senior Iranian official has said in response that Iran is prepared for all scenarios.
Published on : Wed, 20 Sep 2017 20:57:44 GMT
While the country lacks basic freedoms, there are elements of religious tolerance that afford opportunities to build bridges.
Published on : Sat, 23 Sep 2017 13:16:06 GMT
A meaningless vote manufactures its own meaning. No regional or international actor except Israel has supported the referendum.
Published on : Fri, 22 Sep 2017 23:09:50 GMT
"A lot of the parents who live in refugee camps, whether in Syria or Lebanon, do not send their children to school after age 12 or 13, but send them to work," says an aid worker in Lebanon.
Published on : Tue, 19 Sep 2017 05:43:18 GMT
Fatah and Hamas officials are slated to meet in Cairo in the next week to discuss reconciliation.
Published on : Mon, 18 Sep 2017 19:45:21 GMT
It's a goldilocks option for the White House, which vociferously disapproves of the Obama-era nuclear deal.
Published on : Mon, 18 Sep 2017 13:17:31 GMT
US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley last month called for the IAEA to inspect a wider range of sites in Iran, including military ones.
Published on : Mon, 18 Sep 2017 11:41:39 GMT
On the eve of Prime Minister Netanyahu's meeting with US President Donald Trump, Tehran threatens to destroy Israel "with lightning speed."
Published on : Sun, 17 Sep 2017 13:48:11 GMT
"There will be no retreat by the Islamic Republic," said Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.
Published on : Sun, 17 Sep 2017 10:31:39 GMT
The king of the island nation has plans to establish a Museum of Religious Tolerance in the capital city by the end of the year.
Published on : Sat, 16 Sep 2017 12:53:41 GMT
Morsi was previously sentenced to death, although that sentence was overturned.
Published on : Fri, 15 Sep 2017 23:01:07 GMT
Disregarding warnings from the West and Turkey, the Kurdish parliament is set to ask the people if they want independence.
Published on : Fri, 15 Sep 2017 05:04:45 GMT
A senior Israeli official said that Israel never asked for the buffer zone.
Published on : Fri, 15 Sep 2017 02:35:09 GMT
Iran is also "the largest backer financially and militarily'' to Hamas's militant wing.
Published on : Sat, 16 Sep 2017 06:57:19 GMT
Three factors underlie Turkey’s ongoing drift away from its traditional strategic position in the region as a NATO and US ally.
Published on : Thu, 14 Sep 2017 17:22:35 GMT
Islamic State is under siege in the Syrian city of Raqqa, its operational base for attacks in the Middle East and the West.
Published on : Thu, 14 Sep 2017 16:27:17 GMT
ISIS’s tactic of arming children on a mass scale changes the rules and requires taking a new look at how to apply the laws of war.
Published on : Thu, 14 Sep 2017 12:34:35 GMT
Russia dramatically altered the landscape of the Syrian civil war after its intervention in September 2015, but the war is far from over.
Published on : Thu, 14 Sep 2017 11:09:40 GMT
Fourteen years after the first insurgents emerged in Iraq in 2003, the US may have found a model that works in Iraq.