Sudan signs US-brokered deal to normalize economic relations with Israel

Sudan has officially signed a peace agreement with Israel, becoming the latest Muslim nation to normalize relations with the Jewish state through the United States-brokered Abraham Accords.  The signing took place last Wednesday at the U.S embassy in Khartoum, the capital of the northeast African…

Jerusalem recognition ‘led to explosion of peace,’ departing US envoy tells MKs

Knesset bids farewell to David Friedman; thanks him for ‘tremendous contributions’ after he oversaw policy shifts on Jerusalem, Golan, settlements, Israel-Gulf relations The Knesset Subcommittee for Policy and Strategy held a celebratory meeting Monday for the departing United States Ambassador to Israel, David Friedman, amid…

U.S. to Declare Yemen’s Houthis a Terrorist Group, Raising Fears of Fueling a Famine

The State Department’s terrorist designation may be more symbolic than searing for the rebel movement, but it could aggravate Yemen’s human catastrophe. WASHINGTON — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will designate the Houthi rebels in Yemen as a foreign terrorist organization, four U.S. officials familiar with the…

Iran to boot out UN nuclear inspectors unless US sanctions lifted – lawmaker

Ahmad Amirabadi Farahani says deadline for implement parliament decision to end IAEA reviews of country’s sites is February 21, as set in 2015 deal Iran will expel United Nations nuclear inspectors next month unless the US lifts its sanctions on the country, an Iranian lawmaker…

Khamenei mocks US ‘fiasco,’ says it’s God’s revenge for meddling in Middle East

Iran’s supreme leader also says Tehran wants US to first lift sanctions before any return to nuclear commitments; Revolutionary Guard unveils new underground missile base Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Friday mocked the turmoil in the US after a violent mob loyal to…

Miami Doctor Dies After Receiving First Dose Of Pfizer Vaccine

As the US sees 4K confirmed COVID-19 deaths in a single day, the CDC is reporting another shocking potential reaction to the new mRNA-vector COVID-19 vaccines: A doctor in Miami has died two weeks after receiving his first dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech jab. The love of…

US Welcomes Breakthrough to Ease Rift Between Gulf Countries and Qatar

The United States has welcomed the pledge made on Tuesday by Gulf Arab leaders to restore cooperation with Qatar in military, economic, health, counter-corruption, and cultural initiatives following Saudi Arabia’s decision to end a 3 1/2-year embargo of the tiny energy-rich country. Saudi Arabia and its three…

Shocked by US Capitol attack, Rivlin urges Israelis to protect their democracy

President calls on population to abide by new lockdown due to begin Friday 12:01 a.m., says it’s needed so we don’t ‘kill each other’ President Reuven Rivlin on Thursday called on Israelis to not fall victim to the types of internal divisions that led to…

Iran claims Israeli agents ‘plotting attacks’ on US in Iraq to spark conflict

FM Zarif warns Trump to avoid Jerusalem’s ‘trap,’ says it will ‘backfire badly’ on Israeli ‘BFFs,’ amid heightened regional tensions between Tehran and US and Israeli allies Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif claimed Saturday that Israeli agents were planning to attack American targets in…

Iran Envoy Reveals How Tehran May Exact Revenge on US for Soleimani Without Direct Military Action

3 January will mark the one year anniversary of the assassination of Quds Force commander Qasem Soleimani in Baghdad in a US drone strike. Iran responded to the killing by launching ballistic missiles at two US bases in Iraq, and threatened further attacks. The Pentagon…