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World war 3 is coming…

World war 3 is coming…

The prospect of a global conflict – World War III if you like – appears somewhat unthinkable. Since the Second World War, there has been no major war between the great powers. The original post-war European project was based around peace, social justice and harmony. The unravelling of this project, accompanied by rising nationalism, is […]

Iran warns Arab states not to normalise relations with Israel

Iran warns Arab states not to normalise relations with Israel

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani warned Arab countries yesterday not to be enticed by Israeli attempts to find allies in the Arab world. “The occupying regime, in an attempt to normalise its situation, has for the first time referred to certain Arab countries as its allies against the resistance front instead of describing them as its […]

Iran summons Turkish ambassador and hits back at Ankara, after officials blame Tehran of destabilising the Middle East

Iran summons Turkish ambassador and hits back at Ankara, after officials blame Tehran of destabilising the Middle East

Diplomatic tensions have escalated between Turkey and Iran as the two countries traded accusations over their roles in the Syria conflict and the Middle East. Iran summoned the Turkish ambassador in Tehran on Monday over comments made by Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu and President Tayyip Erdogan, accusing the Islamic Republic of destabilising the region. […]

Iran has sudden policy change towards Saudi Arabia

Iran has sudden policy change towards Saudi Arabia

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has asked Oman’s Sultan Qaboos Bin Said to mediate for direct and “unconditional” dialogue with Saudi Arabia and the other members of the Gulf Cooperation Council, Anadolu reported on Friday. This sudden policy change was initiated when Rouhani handed over a message to Qaboos during his visit to Muscat on Wednesday. […]

Saudi Arabia, Israel present a united front against Iran

Saudi Arabia, Israel present a united front against Iran

Saudi Arabia and Israel both called on Sunday for a new push against Iran, signalling a growing alignment in their interests, while US lawmakers promised to seek new sanctions on the Shia Muslim power. While Saudi Arabia remains historically at odds with Israel, their ministers demanded at the Munich Security Conference that Tehran be punished […]

Kuwait welcomes Iran’s readiness for dialogue with Gulf

Kuwait welcomes Iran’s readiness for dialogue with Gulf

Kuwait has welcomed Iran’s willingness for dialogue with its Gulf Arab neighbors, saying any talks are likely to help resolve civil wars in Syria and Yemen, according to Kuwaiti state news agency KUNA. Iran and US ally Saudi Arabia, which dominates the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), back opposite sides in Syria and Yemen. US President […]

Comoros shuts down Iran fronts for ‘spreading Shi’ism’

Comoros shuts down Iran fronts for ‘spreading Shi’ism’

The Union of the Comoros completely closed down several Iranian organisations yesterday, after authorities accused them of attempting to infiltrate the African island nation and “spreading Shia ideology”. Online news site Alkhaleej Online cited the Comorian authorities as stating that the Iranian front organisations were operating under the guise of “fake” charities while in actual fact […]

Iranian Delegation Visits Nigeria With View to Invest

Iranian Delegation Visits Nigeria With View to Invest

Not less than 70 Iranian investors and businessmen are presently in Nigeria scouting for potential areas to put their resources. The investors are already holding discussions with a view to investing in sectors like banking, education, scholarship, agriculture, energy, tourism and technology development. This was contained in a statement issued yesterday in Abuja by the […]

ISIS Is Now Shooting Civilians

ISIS Is Now Shooting Civilians

The ISIS group has been shooting at civilians as they try to flee the nearly two-week battle between Iraqi government forces and IS militants in the city of Fallujah, west of Baghdad, an international aid organization and Iraqi military say. On Sunday, the militants shot and killed seven civilians and seven IS defectors inside Fallujah […]

ISIS Suicide Bomber Kills 65 People in a Football Stadium Near Baghdad

ISIS Suicide Bomber Kills 65 People in a Football Stadium Near Baghdad

A suicide bomber blew himself up in a crowd after a local football game in a village south of Baghdad, killing at least 65 people, police and medics said. ‘They were just handing the trophy to the winners, the suicide attacker blew himself up in the crowd,’ a police captain from the village, Al-Asriya, told […]

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