Iraqi PM Mustafa al-Kadhimi in Iran after MBS visit | Politics News

Iraqi PM Mustafa al-Kadhimi in Iran after MBS visit | Politics News

The Iraqi leader is trying to facilitate the re-establishment of ties between Iran and Saudi Arabia. Tehran, Iran – Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi arrived in Tehran on Sunday at the head of a high-level delegation to hold talks with Iranian officials following a visit to Saudi Arabia. Iranian state media showed al-Kadhimi, who was … Read more

Calls for a probe after 23 people die in attempt to enter Melilla | Refugees News

Calls for a probe after 23 people die in attempt to enter Melilla | Refugees News

Human rights groups have called for an investigation after at least 23 people died while attempting to scale a border fence between between Morocco and the Spanish enclave of Melilla in northern Africa. Authorities in Morocco and Spain said the individuals died as a result of a “stampede” with about 2,000 people trying to climb … Read more

Morocco: 18 migrants die in attempt to enter Spain’s Melilla | Migration News

Morocco: 18 migrants die in attempt to enter Spain’s Melilla | Migration News

Deaths occurred during attempted mass crossing into Spanish North African enclave by some 2,000 migrants, officials say. Moroccan authorities said that 18 migrants were killed and dozens of migrants and police officers were injured in a “stampede” of people trying to cross into the Spanish North African enclave of Melilla. A spokesperson for the Spanish … Read more

Saudi Crown Prince visit Turkey in major posture change for Erdogan

Saudi Crown Prince visit Turkey in major posture change for Erdogan

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan R welcomes Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud in Ankara, Turkey, on June 22, 2022. Mustafa Kaya/Xinhua via Getty Images DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has visited Turkey for the first time in years, marking a rapprochement between two of … Read more

Iran appoints new IRGC spy chief as Israel tensions rise | News

Two Iranian aerospace staff ‘martyred’: State media | News

No reasons were provided on why Hossein Taeb, now an adviser to Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps’ commander-in-chief, was replaced. Tehran, Iran – Iran appointed a new commander to head the powerful intelligence service of its Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) with no reason given as to why the previous chief left the job. Ramezan … Read more

Why is Israel always holding elections? What you need to know

Why is Israel always holding elections? What you need to know

JERUSALEM (AP) — After barely 12 months in office, the leaders of Israel’s broad-based but severely weakened coalition government threw in the towel this week, saying they would dissolve parliament and hold new elections — the fifth in 3 1/2 years. Why does this keep happening? The simplest answer is that Israel is deeply — … Read more

Israeli government fast-tracks bill to dissolve parliament

Israeli government fast-tracks bill to dissolve parliament

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s outgoing coalition government will fast-track a bill this week to dissolve parliament, setting up the country for its fifth elections in three years, a Cabinet minister said Tuesday. Prime Minister Naftali Bennett announced on Monday that he would disband his alliance of eight ideologically diverse parties, a year after taking office, … Read more

Iran attacks stopped by Middle East air defense alliance: Israel

Iran attacks stopped by Middle East air defense alliance: Israel

The US and Israel are building an air defense coalition in the Middle East that has already thwarted attacks by Iran, Israel’s defense minister announced Monday. Benny Gantz gave few details about what he called the “Middle East Air Defense Alliance,” or MEAD, in testimony before the Knesset’s powerful Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee — … Read more

Palestinian, 53, killed by Israeli forces in occupied West Bank | News

Palestinian, 53, killed by Israeli forces in occupied West Bank | News

The Palestinian Foreign Ministry condemns the killing of Nabil Ahmed Ghanem at Israel’s separation wall in Qalqilya in the occupied West Bank. Israeli forces have killed a 53-year-old Palestinian man near the separation barrier in Qalqilya city in the north of the occupied West Bank, according to Palestinian news agency Wafa. The victim, identified as … Read more

Israeli air attacks hit Gaza after rocket fire | Gaza News

Israeli air attacks hit Gaza after rocket fire | Gaza News

Palestinian media reported that the Israeli strikes fell on agricultural land in Gaza, but the Israeli military says it targeted Hamas sites. Israel has launched air raids on the Gaza Strip after rocket fire from the Palestinian enclave targeted the city of Ashkelon in southern Israel, following months of relative calm in the region. Palestinian … Read more