On Monday, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo delivered a hard-line speech on Iran, demanding that the Middle Eastern country follow 12 conditions set by the US unless it wants to be “crushed.”
Saeb Erekat, Palestinian diplomat and the member of the Palestinian Parliament, has called on Arab nations to sever ties with countries that move their embassies in Israel to Jerusalem.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The fact that weapons belonging to NATO were detected in militants' warehouses in the Syrian province of Homs proved that terrorists are being supported by the United States and its allies, Viktor Bondarev, the chairman of the Russian parliament's upper house Defense and Security Committee, said on Monday.
Russian air defenses intercepted and destroyed a projectile targeting Hmeimim airbase in Syria Monday, the Russian military reported Monday evening.
It looks like Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has come to some kind of accord with the Palestinian group Hamas. Unfortunately, it’s not exactly the kind of rapprochement the world is hoping for.
Terrorist groups operating in Syria have been using underground tunnels since the beginning of the long war. What secrets has the Syrian army found in the tunnels and who helped the terrorists build these expensive underground cities? Sputnik takes a look.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Seven members of a terror cell, believed to have links to Libyan late leader Muammar Gaddafi, were arrested on Monday on suspicions of plotting terrorist acts in Tripoli, The Libya Observer reported.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has announced impending harsh US economic sanctions against Iran in his speech to the Heritage Foundation in Washington. According to him, they will be the "strongest in history."
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has strongly condemned the relocation of the Paraguayan Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem as a provocative step and a clear breach of United Nations resolutions, media reported on Monday, citing the IOC statement.
President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital has created a whole new situation in the region.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The US and its allies will withdraw their troops from Syria only in case if their continued presence harms their own interests, Syria's ambassador to China and former ambassador to the United States, Imad Moustapha, told Sputnik, commenting on Vladimir Putin's urge for foreign armed forces to pull out of the Arab Republic.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Recent reports of success in battles between Afghan forces and terrorist fighters, recently depicted by US military officers as signs of a shift in momentum, fail to reflect a lack of overall progress in turning the tide of battle, according to a report by the US Department of Defense Inspector General on Monday.
Since the end of March thousands of Palestinians have been protesting along the border between the Gaza Strip and Israel, with some being injured and killed as a result of the clashes with border guards.
Recently appointed US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has dedicated his first major foreign policy speech to Iran, its alleged aggression and to the JCPOA. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has commented on Pompeo's address, as quoted by ILNA.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said that Tehran was ready to work with the new government in Iraq, regardless of its composition, and expressed his optimism about the recent elections and the future Iraqi cabinet.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - US Special Presidential Envoy Brett McGurk is expected to call on the Kurdish parties to participate in the Iraqi political process and to refrain from boycotting the activities of the parliament in Baghdad, Kurdish media reported.
ANKARA (Sputnik) - Dogu Perincek, a Turkish presidential candidate from the left-wing Patriotic Party (VATAN), told Sputnik about the tense relations with NATO, Turkish interior policy and possible cooperation with Russia.
Upon his arrival to the Bosnian capital Sarajevo on Sunday, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan delivered a passionate speech, condemning Europe's treatment of Turks.
The Latin American country opened its Israel embassy in Jerusalem on Monday, following the United States in making the controversial decision, which provoked widespread protest in many Muslim countries.
Russian President Vladimir Putin during his talks with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on May 17 stated that due to the success of the anti-terror fight by Syrian forces, foreign troops should leave the ground. The Iranian foreign ministry has given its response to this plan.
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