Wednesday, June 19, 2024

How Syria Is Trying To Free Itself From The Grip Of Iran

By Ahmad Rafat Syria, long considered a friend and ally of the Islamic Republic of Iran, has begun to distance itself from Tehran and move closer to the Arab world that shunned it for a...

Israeli Jets Strike Houthi Targets in Lebanon After Missile Barrage Hits Northern Areas

By James Mackenzie   JERUSALEM, June 14 (Reuters) - Israeli jets and artillery hit targets in southern Lebanon on Friday after dozens of missiles were launched towards northern Israel, the military said as an escalation in cross-border strikes...

Crew Evacuated From Vessel Hit by Houthis

By Neil Jerome Morales and Jonathan Saul MANILA/LONDON, June 15 (Reuters) - The crew of a Greek-owned vessel damaged in an attack by Yemeni Houthi militants has been evacuated and the abandoned ship is drifting in the...

France, US to Push Roadmap to Stop Hezbollah-Israel Escalation

BORGO EGNAZIA, Italy, June 13 (Reuters) - The United States, France and Israel have agreed to work together to step up efforts to push forward a roadmap presented by Paris earlier this year to defuse tensions...

Israel: Lebanon, Hezbollah, Iran Bear Full Responsibility for Border Flare-up

JERUSALEM, June 13 (Reuters) - Israel said on Thursday that Hezbollah, its Iranian patron and the Beirut government bore "full responsibility" for spiralling violence across the Israel-Lebanon border, and hinted that escalation could be in the works. "Lebanon...

Houthis Say They Targeted Greek-Owned Ship Damaged in Red Sea

By Tala Ramadan, Renee Maltezou and Lisa Baertlein DUBAI/ATHENS, June 12 (Reuters) - Iran-allied Houthi militants on Wednesday took responsibility for small watercraft and missile attacks that left a Greek-owned cargo ship taking on water and in...

Israel Killed the Most Senior Hezbollah Commander in Last Eight Months, Security Source Says

BEIRUT, June 12 (Reuters) - A Hezbollah commander killed in an Israeli strike late on Tuesday on the southern Lebanon town of Joya was the most senior member of the group to be killed in eight...

US Military Says It Destroyed 2 Missile Launchers in Houthi-Held Area of Yemen

June 11 (Reuters) - The U.S. military said on Tuesday that its forces had destroyed two anti-ship cruise missile launchers in a Houthi-controlled area of Yemen. U.S. Central Command said on the social media site X that...

Islamic Republic-Backed Houthis Detain an ‘American-Israeli Spy Cell’

CAIRO, June 10 (Reuters) - Yemen's Houthis said on Monday they have arrested an "American-Israeli spy cell", a few days after the Iran-backed group detained about a dozen United Nations personnel. The alleged cell included former staff...

Palestinian Leader Mahmoud Abbas Criticizes Khamenei for Backing Hamas

By Kayhan Life Staff Mahmoud Abbas, the President of the Palestinian Authority, publicly criticized Iran’s Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, for his support of Hamas’ terrorist attack on Israel, codenamed “Operation Al-Aqsa Deluge,” on Oct....