Iran


Rejection Of Ceasefire At Tehran Summit Means Battle Of Idlib Inevitable

An attempt to prevent a ‘humanitarian catastrophe’ in Idlib, a city located in Syria’s north-western province, has failed. On Friday, September 7, Presidents of Iran, Russia and Turkey met at a trilateral summit in Tehran, to possibly negotiate a last-minute diplomatic deal to prevent further bloodshed in the ongoing Syrian […]


Peaceful Protesters Arrested in Iran

According to the Human Rights Watch, more than 50 peaceful activists have been detained in a series of protests starting in early August this year. Iran has historically handled peaceful protests poorly, with this year alone since January roughly 30 demonstrators have been killed by authorities. Reports from families claim […]


Pompeo Forms Iran Action Group for Post-Nuclear Deal Policy

On August 16th the U.S. Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo announced his intention to go forth with the creation of the Iran Action Group. The announcement follows President Trump’s decision this past May to withdraw from the Iran Nuclear Deal and comes paired with strong economic sanctions against Iran and its trade partners. Pompeo stated that the group will […]


Yemen: The World’s Worst Humanitarian Crisis

Last Thursday, 22 children and four women in the Ad Durayhimi district of war-stricken Yemen lost their lives in their attempt to flee the fighting. Another four children were killed that same day from an additional airstrike. The United Nations has confirmed that the attacks were Saudi-led in this three-year […]


Saudi Air Raid on Houthi Territory IDP Camp Kills 22 Children 

On Thursday, August 23, 2018, Houdi sources reported that the Saudi-UAE military alliance led an air raid on an IDP camp in Duraihami (Al-Houai), Yemen, killing 22 children. This report comes just weeks after another Saudi-UAE attack on Houthi rebels, which killed 40 schoolchildren. Meanwhile, UAE state news agency WAM […]


Iran Unveils New Fighter Jet As Tensions With America Increase

Iran released a brand new, domestically built fighter jet to celebrate National Defense Industry Day this year. The jet named ‘Kowsar’ represents the first ‘flyable’ military aircraft built entirely in Iran, using solely Iranian parts and intelligence. This forward move in Iranian defense represents an effort to increase military prowess […]


Qatar Accuses Saudi Arabia Of Blocking Access To Hajj

Qatar has accused Saudi Arabia of blocking Qatari citizens from performing this year’s Hajj. Since June 2017, Qatar has been under a land, sea, and air blockade imposed by Saudi Arabia and other gulf nations that accused the country of sponsoring terrorism and being too friendly with Iran, Saudi Arabia’s […]