In what a U.S. military commander for the Middle East said ‘largest’ rocket attack in a decade, the U.S. embassy in Baghdad was hit by rockets over the last few days. The biggest attack came on Sunday, though reports of the embassy being attacked on Saturday and Monday have emerged. It is alleged that the […]
Israel’s parliament, the Knesset, was automatically dissolved as required by the country’s law after a deadline to pass the 2020 state budget expired. On Wednesday, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s fractured ruling coalition, the Unity Government, failed to pass a budget, triggering the country’s fourth election in two years. Last-ditch attempts to pass the budget by allowing more time was voted down, resulting in the automatic collapse of the government.
In the early hours of December 12, Iran hanged to death Ruhollah Zam, the journalist who was imprisoned for months after being charged with spearheading the 2017 uprising against the ruling class. Zam who was in exile in France was lured back to Iran in 2019 when he was arrested and imprisoned for being involved […]
Israel and Morocco have agreed to normalise relations in a deal brokered by the United States. As part of the agreement, US has agreed to recognise Morocco’s claim over the Western Sahara. The Polisario Front wants to establish an independent state in the territory with the backing of Algeria and the African Union.
Prominent Iranian physicist and nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh was killed in a gun attack near the capital Tehran on 27 November at . A report in state-controlled Iranian news channel Press TV said that Fakhrizadeh had been targeted on Friday in a multi-pronged attack involving at least one explosion and small fire by a number […]
The 2012 bomb plot involving the three Iranian was exposed when an accidental explosion blew apart the Bangkok villa where they were staying. Three Iranians Masoud Sedaghatzadeh, Saeid Moradi and Mohammad Kharzei were arrested by the Bangkok police. Investigations by the Thai and Israeli security agencies revealed that those arrested were planning for a bomb attack on Israeli diplomats in Bangkok.
Yemen’s Houthi rebel group has claimed the responsibility for a missile strike at the Saudi oil complex in Jeddah, reports AP. Confirming the attack, Saudi energy ministry said that a missile hit the facility which resulted in a fire. But it was quickly extinguished and there was no loss of life nor disruption to operations, […]
Many residents have adopted a scorched earth policy in Nagorno-Karabakh region by setting their houses on fire before leaving to other parts in Armenia before the deadline that will see parts of the territory handed over to Azerbaijan as part of the peace agreement. Armenia and Azerbaijan are set to end hostilities after they agreed […]