Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thurs. 13 June 2019 blamed Iran for a “blatant assault” on two oil tankers near the Strait of Hormuz and said the US would defend itself and its allies against Iranian aggression in the region.
Israeli intelligence has identified a huge acceleration in Iran’s preparations for the resumption of uranium enrichment, Israel’s Channel 13 News has reported.
On the surface, the fact that Israel is headed back to an election only weeks after the last one looks like a system failure..
Olli Heinonen, who previously headed the International Atomic Energy Agency’s security team, said that despite IAEA’s claims, Iran can develop nuclear weapons in up to six to eight months.
Hamas has thanked Iran for providing the rockets it used against Israel and warned that Tel Aviv would be struck again in any offensive against the Gaza Strip.
US President Trump’s son-in-law and aide Jared Kushner was in Jerusalem on Thurs. 30 May 2019 as part of a Middle East trip focused on the White House’s expected plan for Israeli-Palestinian peace.
UK Labor party leader Jeremy Corbyn is expected to be told this week that he faces a formal investigation into the anti-Semitism crisis gripping his party.
Christians are facing extinction in Iraq after ISIS forced 125,000 people to flee their homes, the Archbishop of Irbil has warned.
An official Iranian source has claimed that the Islamic Republic has quadrupled its enrichment rate of low-enriched uranium.
Saudi Arabia and other Gulf states have agreed to a request for a renewed deployment of US forces to deter Iran.