Middle East

Iran condemns US 'interference' in its affairs

Iran condemns US 'interference' in its affairs

Iran accuses of US interfering in its affairs, after the State Department said last week's presidential election was neither free nor fair.Elad Benari, 23/06/2021 05:30
Terrorist organizations: Ignite the ground beneath the feet of the Zionists

Terrorist organizations: Ignite the ground beneath the feet of the Zionists

PA terrorist groups threaten to resume rocket fire if their demands are not met.Dalit Halevi, 23/06/2021 04:08
Pompeo: Biden must not negotiate with new Iranian president

Pompeo: Biden must not negotiate with new Iranian president

'Ebrahim Raisi has the blood of thousands on his hands, he isn't someone we should be talking to,' says Mike Pompeo.David Rosenberg, 22/06/2021 08:43
Iraqi ISIS leader sentenced to death

Iraqi ISIS leader sentenced to death

Iraqi judiciary issues four death penalties to ISIS local leader for involvement in various terrorist crimes.Elad Benari, 22/06/2021 06:15
EU official calls for review of conditions of educational aid to PA

EU official calls for review of conditions of educational aid to PA

European Commissioner for Neighborhood and Enlargement calls on EU to review conditions by which it gives funding to education in the PA.Ben Ariel, 22/06/2021 05:39
Saudi FM to IAEA chief: Iran's nuclear sites should be inspected

Saudi FM to IAEA chief: Iran's nuclear sites should be inspected

Saudi Foreign Minister meets IAEA chief, underlines importance of comprehensive inspection of all Iranian nuclear sites.Elad Benari, 22/06/2021 05:14
Hamas leader: Meeting with UN coordinator was 'negative'

Hamas leader: Meeting with UN coordinator was 'negative'

Hamas leader Yahya Sinwar reportedly threatens: Give us the Qatari grant or we'll escalate the situation.Elad Benari, 22/06/2021 04:40
Two suspects in Jordanian coup attempt plead not guilty

Two suspects in Jordanian coup attempt plead not guilty

Former top adviser to Jordan’s King Abdullah II and a relative of the monarch plead not guilty to sedition and incitement charges.Elad Benari, 22/06/2021 03:07
White House: Biden has no plans to meet Iran's new president

White House: Biden has no plans to meet Iran's new president

White House press secretary clarifies Biden currently has no plans to meet with Ebrahim Raisi.Elad Benari, 21/06/2021 23:57
i24NEWS announces a series of agreements in the UAE

i24NEWS announces a series of agreements in the UAE

24NEWS has signed a series of agreements with leading companies and outlets in the United Arab Emirates.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/06/2021 18:09
Iran's new president: I won't meet with Biden

Iran's new president: I won't meet with Biden

'I am a defender of human rights, not a butcher.' New hardline Iranian president Ebrahim Raisi rules out meeting with President Biden.David Rosenberg, 21/06/2021 13:49
FM Yair Lapid to make first-ever official visit of Israeli government minister to the UAE

FM Yair Lapid to make first-ever official visit of Israeli government minister to the UAE

During two-day visit, Lapid will preside over opening of Israeli embassy in Abu Dhabi, consulate in Dubai.Ido Ben Porat, 21/06/2021 12:40
'Time for PA leaders to focus on helping their people'

'Time for PA leaders to focus on helping their people'

Former envoy Dennis Ross criticizes PA leadership for refusing to accept COVID-19 vaccine doses from Israel.Elad Benari, 21/06/2021 06:37
EU official: Deal with Iran is close, but we're not there yet

EU official: Deal with Iran is close, but we're not there yet

Top diplomats say further progress was made at talks with Iran in Vienna, but deal not close.Elad Benari, 21/06/2021 06:10
PA: Bennett government is 'extremist', encourages terrorism

PA: Bennett government is 'extremist', encourages terrorism

PA "foreign ministry" accuses Israeli government of encouraging Jews to carry out "attacks" against Palestinians.Dalit Halevi, 21/06/2021 05:12
Iran’s nuclear power plant in Bushehr temporarily shut down

Iran’s nuclear power plant in Bushehr temporarily shut down

Iran’s sole nuclear power plant undergoes unexplained temporary emergency shutdown. Official says shutdown is technical in nature.Elad Benari, 21/06/2021 01:06
Gantz: 'Raisi's election shows Iran is growing more extreme, aggressive'

Gantz: 'Raisi's election shows Iran is growing more extreme, aggressive'

'All offensive options are on the table,' says Gantz, saying that Iran's election of Ebrahim Raisi signals Tehran's growing radicalism.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/06/2021 19:25
EU study: PA textbooks teach antisemitism, glorify terror

EU study: PA textbooks teach antisemitism, glorify terror

Study commissioned by the EU finds rampant antisemitic, anti-Israel propaganda in Palestinian Authority education system.Arutz Sheva Staff , 20/06/2021 15:35
Watch: Egyptian journalist threatens to destroy Ethiopian if dam diverted

Watch: Egyptian journalist threatens to destroy Ethiopian if dam diverted

Egyptian and Ethiopian officials exchange barbs in spat over controversial diversion of drinking water.MEMRI, 20/06/2021 10:39
$17 burgers - 'Lebanon's economy has ceased to exist'

$17 burgers - 'Lebanon's economy has ceased to exist'

A YouTuber travels to Lebanon and realizes the local currency has lost 90% of its value and exchange rates are changing on the hour.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/06/2021 09:41
US: Iranians were denied a free and fair electoral process

US: Iranians were denied a free and fair electoral process

State Department says indirect talks with Iran will continue despite Iranians not getting a "free and fair electoral process".Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/06/2021 05:57
PA criticized for accepting vaccines from Israel

PA criticized for accepting vaccines from Israel

Political officials demand establishment of commission to probe Israel-PA COVID-19 vaccine deal.Dalit Halevi, 20/06/2021 05:34
'Butcher of Tehran is Iran's most extremist president ever'

'Butcher of Tehran is Iran's most extremist president ever'

Israel reacts to election of Ebrahim Raisi, responsible for 30,000 extrajudicial executions, as Iran's next president.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/06/2021 21:24
PA cancels COVID-19 vaccine deal with Israel

PA cancels COVID-19 vaccine deal with Israel

PA cancels agreement to receive doses of Pfizer vaccine from Israel due to the fact that many of them are due to expire.Elad Benari, Canada, 18/06/2021 20:28
Leader of Iranian Jewish community urges Jews to vote

Leader of Iranian Jewish community urges Jews to vote

Rabbi Younis Hammami Lalehzar calls voting in the Iranian presidential election an "obligation" for the Jewish community.Dan Verbin, Canada, 18/06/2021 19:47
Jewish man makes history as first UAE athlete in Maccabiah Games

Jewish man makes history as first UAE athlete in Maccabiah Games

Jewish athlete will make history when he becomes the first competitor from GCC to participate in the Maccabiah Games.Dan Verbin, 18/06/2021 18:44
Iranian envoy: Nuclear talks close to agreement but differences remain

Iranian envoy: Nuclear talks close to agreement but differences remain

Top Iranian negotiator says indirect negotiations with the US on reviving 2015 nuclear deal have come closer than ever to an agreement.Elad Benari, 18/06/2021 06:33
Lebanon’s unprecedented crisis exploited by Hezbollah and Iran

Lebanon’s unprecedented crisis exploited by Hezbollah and Iran

As Lebanon continues to slide toward total disaster, Iran and Hezbollah seem only interested in a total takeover of the country.Yochanan Visser, 17/06/2021 18:25
Egypt calls on Israel to act to reach regional peace

Egypt calls on Israel to act to reach regional peace

Egyptian Foreign Minister calls on new Israeli government to take “brave decisions” towards reaching a peace deal.Elad Benari, 17/06/2021 06:06
Two candidates drop out of Iran's presidential election

Two candidates drop out of Iran's presidential election

Two candidates in Iran's presidential election drop out on the last day of campaigning.Elad Benari, 17/06/2021 04:14
Bahrain communicating with Israel's new government

Bahrain communicating with Israel's new government

Bahrain's foreign minister says kingdom is seeking to learn about Israel's policy on efforts to bring peace to the region.Elad Benari, 17/06/2021 02:05
Iranian official: 'Jews want to rule entire Middle East, they plundered Germany'

Iranian official: 'Jews want to rule entire Middle East, they plundered Germany'

Former Iranian Ambassador to Mexico accused 'Zionists of wanting to rule from Nile to Euphrates' and 'celebrating killing 70,000 Iranians.'MEMRI, 16/06/2021 08:23
Jordan condemns Jerusalem flag parade

Jordan condemns Jerusalem flag parade

Jordanian Foreign Ministry calls on Israel to "stop the attacks and provocations and respect the status quo."Elad Benari, 16/06/2021 06:47
Iran: We have 6.5 kg of uranium enriched to up to 60%

Iran: We have 6.5 kg of uranium enriched to up to 60%

Iran says it has made 6.5 kg (14 lb) of uranium enriched to up to 60% and 108 kg of uranium enriched to 20% purity.Elad Benari, 16/06/2021 06:03
Poll: Support for Hamas surges among Palestinian Arabs

Poll: Support for Hamas surges among Palestinian Arabs

About 53 percent of Palestinian Arabs believe Hamas is “most deserving of representing and leading the Palestinian people.”Ben Ariel, 16/06/2021 05:06
Egyptian court upholds death sentences for Muslim Brotherhood members

Egyptian court upholds death sentences for Muslim Brotherhood members

Egyptian court upholds death sentences for 12 Muslim Brotherhood members who staged 2013 sit-in in Cairo.Elad Benari, 15/06/2021 06:47
European MPs: Investigate incitement in UNRWA textbooks

European MPs: Investigate incitement in UNRWA textbooks

26 Members of European Parliament call for investigation of UNRWA over incitement in textbooks.Elad Benari, 15/06/2021 06:29
Iran: Israel's policies won't change with new government

Iran: Israel's policies won't change with new government

Iran downplays new Israeli government, says it does not expect Israeli foreign and security policy to change.Elad Benari, 15/06/2021 06:05
Mansour Abbas: We will demand to address the 'historical injustice'

Mansour Abbas: We will demand to address the 'historical injustice'

Ra'am chairman says his party's achievements in the coalition negotiations "are the starting point and not the end point."Dalit Halevi, 15/06/2021 05:40
Erdogan has 'fruitful and sincere' meeting with Biden

Erdogan has 'fruitful and sincere' meeting with Biden

Relations between the US and Turkey have soured since Turkey's purchase of the Russian S-400 missile defense system.Elad Benari, 15/06/2021 04:45
PA organizations call for riots in Jerusalem

PA organizations call for riots in Jerusalem

PA "resistance" organizations calling on Arab public to arrive at the Al-Aqsa Mosque and confront the flag parade.Dalit Halevi, 15/06/2021 04:12
Bahrain, UAE welcome new Israeli government

Bahrain, UAE welcome new Israeli government

Bahrain Crown Prince congratulates Bennett and Lapid, while UAE Foreign Minister speaks to Lapid.Elad Benari, 15/06/2021 01:09
Watch: Iraqi militia leader vows to drive out Americans, hints at drone strikes

Watch: Iraqi militia leader vows to drive out Americans, hints at drone strikes

Iran-backed Iraqi militia leader said the Americans would 'soon find out their presence was not worth the price.'MEMRI, 14/06/2021 20:18
Lebanese politician: Israel put an end to Palestinian terror

Lebanese politician: Israel put an end to Palestinian terror

Chairman of Lebanon's National Liberal Party says he doesn't seek war with Israel, slams Hezbollah for using Lebanon as launch pin.MEMRI, 14/06/2021 17:03
Saudi Arabia permits women to live independently

Saudi Arabia permits women to live independently

Saudi Arabia allows single, divorced or widowed women to live independently in a house without permission from a father or male guardian.Elad Benari, 14/06/2021 06:38
Fatah, Hamas indifferent towards new Israeli government

Fatah, Hamas indifferent towards new Israeli government

Abbas' spokesman: New government is an internal Israeli affair, our position has always been clear.Ben Ariel, 14/06/2021 06:05
PLO warns: Flag parade will cause an 'explosion'

PLO warns: Flag parade will cause an 'explosion'

PLO's Jerusalem Department warns Israel against holding flag parade this week in Jerusalem, says it could lead to a wave of violence.Dalit Halevi, 13/06/2021 06:51
Ahmadinejad: Highest-ranking Iranian intelligence official was an Israeli agent

Ahmadinejad: Highest-ranking Iranian intelligence official was an Israeli agent

Former Iranian President claims intelligence official in charge of countering Israeli spies in Iran was himself an agent of Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/06/2021 05:59
Iranian presidential candidate: Fix economy by taking 1,000 Americans hostage

Iranian presidential candidate: Fix economy by taking 1,000 Americans hostage

Mohsen Rezaei suggests trading American hostages for billions of dollars to fix Iran's ailing economy.Dan Verbin, Canada, 11/06/2021 20:21
Iran criticizes IAEA's 'counterproductive approach'

Iran criticizes IAEA's 'counterproductive approach'

Iran accuses UN nuclear agency of "counterproductive approach" following report on its undeclared nuclear activity.Elad Benari, 11/06/2021 06:15
Photos show Hamas tunnel discovered under UNRWA school

Photos show Hamas tunnel discovered under UNRWA school

Kan News publishes photos of tunnel shaft exposed under UNRWA school yard in Gaza City.Elad Benari, 11/06/2021 05:44
Hamas admits responsibility for balloon terrorism

Hamas admits responsibility for balloon terrorism

Senior Hamas official: The resistance determines the form of solidarity, from the burning balloon to an open confrontation.Dalit Halevi, 11/06/2021 05:01
Report: Russia to supply Iran with advanced satellite system

Report: Russia to supply Iran with advanced satellite system

The system will give Tehran an unprecedented ability to track military bases in Israel.Elad Benari, 11/06/2021 04:12
Report: Biden administration seeking to expand Abraham Accords

Report: Biden administration seeking to expand Abraham Accords

Biden administration reportedly planning to encourage more Arab countries to sign accords with Israel.Elad Benari, 10/06/2021 06:06
Iranian presidential candidate willing to meet Biden

Iranian presidential candidate willing to meet Biden

Former Iranian Central Bank chief says he’d be willing to meet US President but “America needs to send better and stronger signals”.Elad Benari, 10/06/2021 05:15
Iraq: Rockets land near US forces and contractors

Iraq: Rockets land near US forces and contractors

At least three rockets hit Balad air base north of Baghdad, where US contractors are based.Elad Benari, 10/06/2021 03:09
BBC: Iran drone strikes threatening U.S. presence in Iraq

BBC: Iran drone strikes threatening U.S. presence in Iraq

With American forces coming under attack by Iranian proxies, Islamic Republic solidifying its presence in the country.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/06/2021 09:25