Category: Global News

Sisi to Iran: Stop meddling in the region

Israel National News reports: “Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi on Wednesday called on Iran to stop ‘meddling’ in the Middle East, but stressed that he does not want war and believes dialogue can resolve the […]

ISIS Group Issues Threat Before Paris Attack Anniversary, Vows to Kill Kids reports: “A pro-ISIS group that threatened ‘more bitter and greater’ Manhattan attacks after last week’s deadly ramming on the West Side bike path urged more attacks on the West today with a propaganda poster […]

Yemen conflict: UN official warns of world’s biggest famine

BBC News reports: “Yemen faces the world’s largest famine in decades ‘with millions of victims’ if aid deliveries are not resumed, a senior UN official has warned. Mark Lowcock, the UN under-secretary general for humanitarian […]

Saudis, Iran on path to ‘very, very bloody’ war reports: “While the world tries to interpret Saudi Arabia’s moves to clamp down on corruption and watches the kingdom accuse Iran of an ‘act of war,’ a former Reagan administration Pentagon official says Saudi […]

Oh where has Kim Jong-un’s nephew gone… and with whom can he be?

Asia Times Online reports: “When veteran North Korea watchers turn their attention to a young man named Kim Han-sol, these days his real identity is no longer much in question. Their overriding concerns are ‘where […]

Sweden picks US Patriot missile system over European rival reports: “Sweden announced Tuesday it has chosen the US Patriot missile defence system over that of a Franco-Italian rival, in an estimated one billion-euro deal. The choice is in line with 2015 strategy to […]

Europe urges US Congress not to torpedo Iran deal reports: “EU foreign policy Chief Federica Mogherini warned Tuesday that the Iran nuclear deal can never be renegotiated, as she urged US lawmakers not to try to reopen the agreement. Her visit coincided with […]

Iran’s Rohani: Saudis Made ‘Strategic Mistake’ by Considering Israel Their Friend

Haaretz reports: “Iranian President Hassan Rohani said on Wednesday that Saudi Arabia had made a ‘strategic mistake’ by considering the United States and Israel as friends and Iran as an enemy. Rouhani said that missile […]

10 arrested across France, Switzerland in terror crackdown

Israel National News reports: “Security officials in France and neighboring Switzerland arrested 10 terror suspects Tuesday, as part of an ongoing counterterror operation, ABC News reported. French officials say the suspects were plotting attacks across […]

Hamas: Israel ‘strengthening our will’

Israel National News reports: “The Hamas and Islamic Jihad terrorist groups were defiant on Sunday after the IDF announced it had located and retrieved the bodies of five of the 12 terrorists who were killed […]

Blaming Iran, Saudis Say Huthi Strike May be ‘Act of War’ reports: “Saudi Arabia and Iran traded fierce accusations over Yemen on Monday, with Riyadh saying a rebel missile attack ‘may amount to an act of war’ and Tehran accusing its rival of war crimes. […]

Trump urges North Korea to ‘come to table’ over nuclear issue

BBC News reports: “US President Donald Trump has urged North Korea to ‘come to the table’ and discuss giving up its nuclear weapons. Striking a different tone from previous fiery rhetoric, he said he ‘hoped […]