Tag: Middle East

Hamas backtracks after official calls to kill all Jews

Terror group Hamas seeks to distance itself from senior officials call to kill all Jews in the world during Friday protests. A senior member of Gaza’s Islamist rulers Hamas has encouraged Palestinians across the globe to kill Jews, drawing outrage from both Israeli and Palestinian officials as well as a UN envoy. In video from […]

U.S. NOT WEIGHING ‘ONE STATE’ FIX TO ISRAEL-PALESTINIAN CONFLICT

Greenblatt and US envoy Jared Kushner, who are heading the peace process, have both refrained from speaking of a “two-state solution.” The United States is not considering a one-state resolution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, US special envoy Jason Greenblatt told PBS NewsHour in an interview aired on Thursday. “Our plan does not contemplate one state,” […]

Greenblatt: Trump may decide to release peace plan before Israeli elections

American envoy says White House still mulling whether to wait until after a government is formed to publicize political proposal The US administration may decide to release the political portion of its plan to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict before upcoming elections in Israel, Middle East peace envoy Jason Greenblatt said in comments published Monday. The […]

Iran breaches key uranium enrichment limit in nuclear deal

Iran on Monday began enriching uranium to 4.5%, just breaking the limit set by its nuclear deal with world powers, while it is still seeking a way for Europe to help it bypass U.S. sanctions amid heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington. The acknowledgement by the spokesman of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran to […]

$72M worth of radioactive element used in nuclear reactors reportedly seized in Turkey

Watch the latest video at foxnews.com Authorities in Turkey reportedly discovered $72 million worth of a radioactive element — used in nuclear reactors and found in the fallout of nuclear explosions — from a car. The 18.1 grams of californium were seized in the northern Bolu province of the country, law enforcement officials said Saturday, […]

IRAN VIOLATES NUCLEAR DEAL

Under the deal, Iran was prohibited from accumulating more than 300 kilograms of enriched uranium to the 3.67% level and from enriching uranium beyond that level. Iran’s enriched uranium stockpile exceeded the 300 kg limit set by the nuclear deal on Monday, according to the Iranian Fars news agency. This constitutes a direct violation of […]

‘It would be a disgrace if Palestinians miss this opportunity’

After Bahrain – The Peace Process and the Middle East Quo Vadis? Jason Greenblatt says US cannot force sides to agree to make peace, but PA cannot miss yet another opportunity. US Middle East envoy Jason Greenblatt on Monday addressed the Bahrain Economic Conference and the US peace plan, saying that any move would ensure […]

KUSHNER IN BAHRAIN: ECONOMIC PROSPERITY IS PATHWAY TO MIDEAST PEACE

New way is needed because world moves forward bu Palestinians remain behind. Peace in the Middle East can only be achieved if it comes with a pathway for people to improve their lives, US President Donald Trump’s top adviser Jared Kushner said in Bahrain on Tuesday, in explaining why his team is rolling out the […]

IRAN AND IRAQ: TEHRAN ENVISIONS JOINT MILITARY EXERCISES, MISSILE DEFENSE AND MOSUL INFLUENCE

Iran and Iraq were once enemies when Saddam Hussein’s regime was in charge, but after the US-led invasion in 2003 the countries have grown closer because of the rise of Shi’ite political parties. US army and intelligence officers are working on plans for covert operations against Iran in the Persian Iran wants to hold joint […]

US not inviting Israeli officials to economic workshop in Bahrain

The White House is hosting a workshop in Bahrain next week to launch the economic components of the administration’s Middle East peace plan but Palestinians are boycotting it and Israeli officials haven’t been invited, according to a report on Monday. The Trump administration has decided not to invite Israeli Minister of Finance Moshe Kahlon or […]