In a piece penned by state-run outlet Fars News Agency about the accused YouTube shooter Nasim Aghdam, Iran admits to persecuting the Bahai faith to which Aghdam belonged.
Israel revealed on Friday that an Iranian drone shot down in Israeli airspace in February after launching from an airbase in Syria was carrying explosives. The base was attacked on Monday, allegedly by Israel, in a strike that reportedly targeted Irans entire attack drone weapons system — prompting soaring tensions between Israel and Iran.
The posture of being “triggered” not only risks destroying dialogue altogether, but it also compounds the pain felt by the offended party.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov claimed on Friday that Russian experts have “found no traces of chemical weapons” at the site of the attack in Douma, Syria. He accused foreign intelligence services of faking the attack to justify action against Syria and discredit Russia.
Former FBI Director James Comeys soon-to-be released book depicts a man with clear personal bias against President Donald Trump.
Palestinian protesters in Gaza on Friday hurled an explosive device and firebombs at Israeli troops manning the border, during what the Israel Defense Forces described as “several attempts” to damage the fence between Israel and the Gaza Strip and cross over into Israeli territory.
In his soon to be released book, former FBI Director James Comey describes how he pushed back against a request from President Donald Trump to investigate the most infamous claim made inside the anti-Trump dossier – the widely mocked and entirely unsubstantiated claim that the politician hired prostitutes to urinate on a hotel room bed in Moscow.
Iran stands ready to destroy Israel and warned it to avoid any “stupid” measures against the Islamic Republic, the Iranian Supreme Leaders envoy to the elite Quds Force military wing warned.
The Palestinian mufti of Jerusalem, Sheikh Mohammed Hussein, on Thursday published a fatwa, or Islamic religious decree, banning anyone “from giving up, or selling Jerusalem and the land of Palestine to the enemy” — a reference to Israelis.
Fox News Tucker Carlson challenged anyone supporting American military action in Syria to define what U.S. interests there might be. The answer is fairly simple.
Lebanese president Michel Aoun said Israeli jets operating in Lebanese airspace amounts to an attack on his countrys sovereignty.
WASHINGTON — US President Donald Trump on Thursday put off a final decision on possible military strikes against Syria after tweeting earlier that they could happen “very soon or not so soon at all.” The White House said he would consult further with allies.
The Honduran National Congress on Thursday backed a resolution calling for its embassy in Israel to be relocated from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.
Two U.S. officials told NBC News on Thursday afternoon that two different chemical weapons – chlorine gas and an unidentified nerve agent – were found in blood and urine samples from victims of Saturdays suspected WMD attack in Syria.
The top adviser to Irans Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Thursday that he hoped Syrias army and its allies would drive the “occupying” U.S. troops out of the country and “liberate” Idlib from anti-Assad insurgents.
Russia reportedly moved 11 of its warships, cargo vessels, and submarines from the Syrian port of Tartus on Wednesday, ahead of President Donald Trump warning about carrying out a potential strike on the civil war-ravaged country in retaliation for a chemical attack on civilians on Saturday.
TEL AVIV – President Donald Trump said Americans have “a moral obligation to combat anti-Semitism, confront hate, and prevent genocide,” in a statement marking Yom Hashoah, Israels Holocaust Remembrance Day, on Thursday.
TEL AVIV – President Reuven Rivlin told his Polish counterpart Andrjez Duda on Thursday while on a visit to the concentration camps in Poland that while some Poles helped rescue Jews during the Holocaust, others participated in their extermination.
Sixty-six percent of American Millennials between the ages of 18 and 34 years old did not know that Auschwitz was part of the Holocaust, according to a survey released Thursday.
JERUSALEM — Israels Foreign Ministry has summoned Irelands ambassador to express dismay over Dublins mayor attending an “anti-Israel” event in Ramallah.
WASHINGTON, DC — Mike Pompeo, U.S. President Donald Trumps pick to lead the Department of State (DOS), suggested during his confirmation hearing hosted Thursday by the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations that the administration will not withdraw from the controversial Iran nuclear deal, stressing that it will focus on fixing the pact instead.
President Donald Trump signaled disappointment that the world expected the United States to act in Syria in response to the use of chemical weapons in the country.
Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad condemned Western powers in remarks during a meeting with a top Iranian adviser on Thursday, asserting that “some Western countries” object to any success Assads forces have on the battlefield.
President Reuvin Rivlin of Israel and President Andrzej Duda of Poland led 15,000 participants in the 30th annual March of the Living along the road from Auschwitz to Birkenau in a striking gesture of solidarity between the two nations.
This mornings key headlines from GenerationalDynamics.com: The world awaits Trumps promised retaliation for al-Assads chemical weapons attack; Israel braces for attack from Iran in retaliation for Sundays airstrike; Turkey to open a new border crossing to Syrias Afrin; Yemen war escalates as Iran-backed Houthis launch missiles at Saudi targets.
TEL AVIV – Israel held top-level security meetings Wednesday to prepare itself for an assault from Iran or Syria in the case that the U.S. conducts airstrikes on the wartorn country in retaliation for the Assad regimes chemical attack.
TEL AVIV — As Israelis here gear up to celebrate the Jewish states 70th anniversary next week, the prospects for an Israel-Iran proxy confrontation in the near future seem significant.
Despite a message on Twitter urging Russia to “get ready” for missile strikes into Syria, President Donald Trump specified that the timing of the strikes remained a mystery.
AUSCHWITZ, Poland — Participants in the 30th annual March of the Living stressed common bonds between Jews and Poles despite ongoing controversy about Polands controversial law criminalizing claims about Polish involvement in the Holocaust. Edward Mosberg, 92, a Holocaust survivor,
Claiming that “the rules of the games have changed,” a political and media adviser to President Bashar Assad claimed Thursday that Syria was ready for war with international forces if hostilities were to break out.
Jewish communities across Europe are enduring a level of mainstream anti-Semitism “not seen since the Second World War,” the European Jewish Congress has warned.
JERUSALEM — Israelis are standing still for a nationwide moment of silence in remembrance of the 6 million Jewish victims of the Holocaust.
JERUSALEM — The Israeli military says it bombed Hamas military targets in the Gaza Strip, hours after an explosive device detonated near an Israeli army vehicle along the Gaza-Israel border.
TEHRAN, Iran — Iran on Wednesday hit back at Saudi accusations that Tehran provides “support for terrorism,” pointing at alleged links between Riyadh and jihadists such as Al-Qaeda and the Islamic State group.
Europe must increase its efforts to integrate Muslims and eradicate “religious hate speech”, Muslim World League (MWL) chief Mohammed al-Issa has declared.
Syrias Permanent Representative to the U.N. Dr. Bashar al-Jaafari called the United States a “monster … who sponsored terrorism” throughout the Middle East during a session of the Security Council on the situation in Syria on Tuesday.
Russian representatives at the United Nations Security Council vetoed a resolution proposed by the U.N. to open an inquiry into the Syrian governments alleged use of chemical weapons.
As the United States and its allies contemplate military action against Syria for gassing its own people, Syria is poised to chair the United Nations committee responsible for banning chemical weapons.
The World Health Organization published a statement on Wednesday saying it was “deeply alarmed” by reports of chemical weapons deployment in Syria. WHO said it has received reports from partners in the Douma area that roughly 500 patients have been treated for symptoms consistent with toxic exposure, while over 70 deaths were reported from the attack, 43 of them apparently caused by toxic chemical exposure.
Notably, the first foreign leader who called Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban to congratulate him for his decisive victory in Hungarys parliamentary elections Sunday was Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Perhaps the next time we hear another hateful comment about the Holocaust from an Iranian official, we can remind ourselves of the two pre- and post-revolutionary Irans.
The mother of one of the two suspects arrested in the anti-Semitic murder of 85-year-old holocaust survivor Mireille Knoll has been arrested after police suspect she may have attempted to tamper with the weapon used to stab the pensioner to death.
TEL AVIV – The U.S. envoy to the UNs disarmament conference slammed the decision to have Syria preside over its coming session, saying the Assad regime does not have the “credibility or moral authority” for such a role.
TEL AVIV – The IDF has been put on high alert after Iran threatened to retaliate for the airstrike in Syria attributed to Israel that killed at least 14 people, including seven Iranians.
TEL AVIV – The airstrike on Syria attributed to Israel targeted an air base built by Iran and with the knowledge of Russia, constituting the “most significant direct attack” to date, Israels Channel 10 reported on Tuesday night. “All the