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Two senior US officials visited Saudi Arabia this week for talks that included global energy supplies, Iran and other regional issues, the White House announced on Thursday.
Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi says the Islamic Republic is opposed to war and unilateralism.
Reports coming out of Iraq say the Ain al-Asad base that hosts US forces has come under a missile and drone attack. The base is in Iraq’s western province of al-Anbar.
Iraq’s Kataeb Hezbollah says resistance groups in the country are capable of defending its airspace, stressing that this gives them deterrence against any airstrikes by the US.
Saudi Arabia's Foreign Minister Prince Faisal Bin Farhan has separately met with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Josep Borrell. The Saudi diplomat talked about various issues, including the Vienna talks on the revival of the Iran nuclear deal and Yemen, with American and European officials.
Before the United States announced that Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi al-Qurayshi was killed in Syria, some speculated that the Daesh leader didn’t even exist. Here’s what media outlets know about the terrorist chief.
A US citizen has been captured in Syria and transferred into the custody of the FBI. The woman, believed to be a former teacher, played an active role in helping Daesh terrorists train women and children as suicide bombers in the war-torn country.
The US has announced that it is canceling $130 million in military aid to Egypt over human rights concerns. The move comes just days after Washingto approved a $2.5 billion arms sale to Cairo.
Iran and Russia have called for the complete withdrawal of foreign forces from Syria. Tehran and Moscow have argued that the latest spate of deadly violence in Hasakah Province is the upshot of illegal presence of occupation troops, particularly Americans.
Syria’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Bassam Sabbagh says the US is behind the latest spate of deadly violence in the northeastern province of Hasakah. He warned that Washington is seeking to revive the Daesh terror group so that it can justify its occupation of the Arab country.
The secretary general of Iran’s High Council for Human Rights has blasted the United States’ war on terror, saying it only killed civilians and demolished their homes.
Washington has prepared 18 response scenarios in case Russia decides to invade Ukraine as the West fears it might do, Under-Secretary of State Victoria Nuland claims.
A military facility housing American troops in Syria’s eastern province of Dayr al-Zawr has come under attack with rockets fired from nearby areas. Earlier, several rockets had hit an Iraqi military base housing American troops near Baghdad International Airport.
The US Department of Justice (DOJ) has indicted two Iranian nationals for QUOTE interfering in the 2020 US presidential election. The DoJ has alleged they used wide-ranging cyber and disinformation efforts in an attempt to sow doubt in the election process. Tehran has categorically dismissed the claims.