Apr 3, 2021
U.S. Views EU-Led Iran Nuclear Talks as a ‘Positive Step’
Representatives from China, Russia, France, Germany and Britain will meet virtually with Iran on Friday to discuss the possible return of the United States to the nuclear...
Mar 31, 2021
Iran Shuns Reported U.S. Offer on Nuclear Deal
A U.S. proposal reportedly demanding Iran halt its current nuclear enrichment in exchange for sanctions removal was turned down by the Iranian side. Iran expressed no delight in a...
Mar 30, 2021
Senators Introduce Bill To Strengthen Israeli-Arab Normalization
Both Democrats and Republicans signed on to the legislation, which would mandate more action on fighting Islamophobia and anti-Semitism and boosting Israeli-Arab exchange programs,...
Mar 19, 2021
UN Says Libya Arms Embargo ‘Totally Ineffective’
A United Nations panel of experts accused several member states, including Turkey and Russia, of fueling the Libyan conflict. Libya’s arms embargo has been “totally...
Mar 17, 2021
Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Tout New Missile Base
Top IRGC commanders inaugurated on Monday what Iranian state television described as a new underground missile base. Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) revealed...
Mar 6, 2021
Gantz Informs Biden Admin of Updated Israeli Plans To Strike Iran
Israel's defense minster joins other officials in subtle warning to Washington over Iran nuclear talks.
Mar 4, 2021
U.S. Officials Met With Yemen’s Houthis in Bid To End War
Timothy Lenderking sat down with the Houthis' lead negotiator late last month.
Feb 23, 2021
UAE, Qatar Officials Meet in Kuwait Amid Gulf Thaw
Kuwait hosted delegations from the two countries more than a month after Saudi Arabia and its allies agreed to end their blockade on Qatar.
Feb 19, 2021
U.S., EU Diplomats Meet To Salvage Iranian Nuclear Pact
Secretary of State Antony Blinken met virtually with his European counterparts as the United States seeks to revive diplomacy with Iran.
Jan 28, 2021
Iran Hosts Taliban Delegation To Discuss U.S. in Afghanistan
An Iranian official accused the United States of prolonging the war in Afghanistan during a visit by the Taliban to Iran. A Taliban leader also told the Iranian government that the...
Jan 22, 2021
House Democrats Call on Biden to Reform Middle East War Powers
California Democratic Rep. Barbara Lee and House committee leaders wasted no time calling on the new president to rein in two-decade-old legislation on the authorization of military...
Jan 15, 2021
U.S. Labels Deputy Head of Iraq’s PMU a Terrorist
The United States accused Abu Fadak of involvement in kidnappings and of attempting to align Iraq's security institution's with Iran's foreign policy.
Jan 14, 2021
Iran Kicks off Naval Missile Drills in Gulf of Oman
Iran kicked off a naval missile exercise off its southeast coast in the Gulf of Oman on Wednesday amid renewed tensions with the United States. The drill is set to include firing of...
Jan 9, 2021
U.S. Sanctions Iraq’s PMU Chair
Fayadh chaired Iraq's Popular Mobilization Units as the forces killed hundreds of unarmed pro-democracy protesters.
Jan 7, 2021
Biden to Pick Brett McGurk for Top White House Middle East Role
Picking the former defeat-ISIS envoy to oversee U.S. Middle East policy sends a strong signal to Turkey.
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