Man of Two Minds: Pompeo Simultaneously Praises, Pans Biden’s Syria Strikes

On Thursday night, the US launched the first Syria attack of the Biden presidency, targeting what the Pentagon claimed were the bases of “Iranian-backed” Iraqi forces in the eastern part of the country. Syrian media called the strikes an act of “aggression.” Moscow pressed the US to show “unconditional respect” for Syria’s sovereignty. … Read More >Man of Two Minds: Pompeo Simultaneously Praises, Pans Biden’s Syria Strikes

Iran Condemns US Attack on Syria as ‘Aggression, Violation of International Law’

On Thursday, the US conducted airstrikes in Syria, launching seven precision-guided rockets. The missiles hit multiple facilities that were said to have been used by military groups reportedly backed by Iran. The attack was described by the Pentagon as a “proportionate military response” to the previous recent strikes aimed at US personnel in Iraq. … Read More >Iran Condemns US Attack on Syria as ‘Aggression, Violation of International Law’

US Carries Out Airstrikes Ordered by Biden Against ‘Iranian-Backed’ Groups in Eastern Syria

The airstrikes come after a series of recent rocket attacks that occured in Iraq and targeted US assets. While the US said it is still investigating the attacks, State Department said that rockets used in the attacks were “Iranian-made” and “Iranian-supplied”. … Read More >US Carries Out Airstrikes Ordered by Biden Against ‘Iranian-Backed’ Groups in Eastern Syria

Bernie Sanders blasts Israel for sending Covid-19 vaccines to allies while ‘Palestinians are still waiting’

US Senator Bernie Sanders has lashed out at Tel Aviv for sending surplus coronavirus vaccines to friendly nations overseas instead of giving them to Palestinians, saying it must do so as an “occupying power.” … Read More >Bernie Sanders blasts Israel for sending Covid-19 vaccines to allies while ‘Palestinians are still waiting’

Benny Gantz: Iranian Deal Should Include Nukes, ‘Oversight’, Tehran’s Activities in Region

Israel is a fierce opponent to the possible reconstruction of Iran’s 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), which it considers not strict enough, and is reportedly contemplating taking part in the negotiation process, presenting its own demands, particularly related to Iran’s ballistic missile programme and alleged support for Hezbollah. … Read More >Benny Gantz: Iranian Deal Should Include Nukes, ‘Oversight’, Tehran’s Activities in Region