Elad Benari

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Hariri to Iran: Don’t interfere in our affairs

By | 2018-06-20T14:14:20+00:00 June 20th, 2018|News|

Lebanese PM urges Iran not to interfere in his country’s affairs after top Iranian general welcomes Hezbollah's election achievements.  Saad Hariri - Reuters Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri on Monday urged Iran not to interfere in his country’s affairs. His comments, quoted by The Associated Press, came after a top Iranian general reportedly praised

Egypt: 28 accused of forming group to topple government

By | 2018-06-16T17:30:54+00:00 June 16th, 2018|News|

Egypt's chief prosecutor refers 28 people to a criminal court on charges including forming an illegal group aiming to topple the government. Egypt's chief prosecutor on Sunday referred 28 people to a criminal court on charges including forming an illegal group aiming to topple the government, The Associated Press reported. The statement by prosecutor Nabil Sadek said

Hamas: Riots will continue until Jerusalem is liberated

By | 2018-06-16T12:45:28+00:00 June 16th, 2018|News|

Hamas leader Haniyeh says “March of Return” protests will continue until Jerusalem is liberated and the Gaza blockade ends. Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh said on Thursday evening that the weekly “March of Return” protests in Gaza will “continue until Jerusalem is liberated and the Gaza blockade ends,” Yediot Aharonot reported. “The march must also expand into the

EU: Iran’s uranium enrichment doesn’t breach deal

By | 2018-06-08T14:22:38+00:00 June 8th, 2018|News|

European Union says first assessment finds Iran's uranium enrichment plan does not breach its commitments under 2015 nuclear deal. The European Union on Tuesday reacted to Iran’s announcement that it will boost uranium enrichment capacity, saying a “first assessment” indicated the plan does not breach its commitments under the 2015 nuclear deal. “Following a first

Jordan’s King: We must address the challenges in a new way

By | 2018-06-08T14:03:37+00:00 June 8th, 2018|News|

Hours after dismissing his Prime Minister, Jordan’s King Abdullah II discusses the crisis in the kingdom. Jordan’s King Abdullah II on Monday evening discussed the political crisis in the kingdom, saying, "We must address the challenges in a new way: Either we allow our people to live in dignity or we will enter the unknown."

Iran to increase its uranium enrichment capacity

By | 2018-06-08T13:30:02+00:00 June 8th, 2018|News|

Iran to inform IAEA over its start of a process to increase the country’s uranium enrichment capacity, says spokesman. Iran intends to inform the UN nuclear watchdog in Vienna on Tuesday over its start of a process to increase the country’s uranium enrichment capacity, Iran’s Atomic Energy Organization spokesman Behrouz Kamalvandi said Monday night, according

Zarif: Stand up to Washington’s ‘bullying’

By | 2018-06-07T09:08:07+00:00 June 7th, 2018|News|

Mohammad Javad Zarif -Reuters Iran’s Foreign Minister writes to counterparts in a bid to save 2015 nuclear deal. Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Sunday called on the world to stand up to Washington's “bullying behavior, Reutersreported, citing a letter written by Zarif to his counterparts. Zarif’s letter comes in a bid to

Erdogan: Hamas is not a terrorist organization

By | 2018-05-28T17:02:05+00:00 May 28th, 2018|News|

Turkish President continues to attack Israel over violence in Gaza, "reminds" Netanyahu that Hamas is a "resistance movement". Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday evening claimed that Hamas is not a terrorist organization as he continued to attack Israel over the violence in Gaza. “Reminder to Netanyahu: Hamas is not a terrorist organization and

Sisi: U.S. Embassy relocation will cause ‘instability’

By | 2018-05-28T16:46:00+00:00 May 28th, 2018|News|

Egypt’s President says the move of the U.S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem will have negative repercussions. Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi said on Wednesday that the move of the U.S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem will cause “some instability” in the region. The comments, quoted by the Reuters news agency, were the Egyptian President’s first on

Iranian official: Israel entered a dangerous game

By | 2018-05-11T09:21:04+00:00 May 11th, 2018|News|

Chairman of Iran's parliamentary committee on foreign affairs condemns Israel for attacking Iranian targets in Syria. Alaeddin Boroujerdi, chairman of Iran's parliamentary committee on foreign affairs, on Thursday condemned Israel for carrying out strikes in Syria against Iranian targets. "Israel has entered a dangerous game," Boroujerdi said during a visit to the Portuguese capital Lisbon, according to AFP.