Russian plane vanished over Syria amid Israeli strikes

Russian plane vanished over Syria amid Israeli strikes

A Russian military Il-20 plane carrying 14 service members disappeared from radars on Monday night as four Israeli jet fighters were attacking state institutions in Syria’s Latakia.

 
‘Syria intercepts missiles attacking Latakia from sea’

‘Syria intercepts missiles attacking Latakia from sea’

Syria says its air defense system has shot down several missiles fired from the sea, targeting state technical industry institutions in Latakia on Monday night.

 
Democrats want Trump’s Saudiphilic support to end

Democrats want Trump’s Saudiphilic support to end

US Democrats are introducing an initiative aimed at ending US President Donald Trump’s military support for the Saudi aggression on Yemen.

 
Russia, Turkey agree Idlib demilitarized zone

Russia, Turkey agree Idlib demilitarized zone

The leaders of Turkey and Russia say they have agreed to create a demilitarized buffer zone to separate Syrian government troops from Takfiri militant groups in the northwestern province of Idlib, as ...

 
Iran

Iran 'has received new proposals from Europe': Qassemi

Iran has received new proposals from Europe that would potentially meet its demand for practical guarantees for continued trade and keep Iran in a nuclear deal with five world powers, says the Iranian ...

 
Russia warns of Iran sanctions

Russia warns of Iran sanctions' fallouts

Russia has described emerging US sanctions against Iran as ‘unproductive’ with the country’s top energy official warning that there would be consequences for the world should Iran’s oil supplies to global ...

 

Salehi:

'US withdrawal from nuclear deal endangers intl. security'

Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Ali Akbar Salehi says the United States' withdrawal from a 2015 nuclear deal with the Islamic Republic will have serious negative effects on the regional ...

 
Seoul still negotiating Iran waivers with US

Seoul still negotiating Iran waivers with US

South Korea says it is still negotiating with the US to obtain waivers from sanctions that ban purchases of oil from Iran.

 
Ex-PM Barak likens Netanyahu to dictator Ceausescu

Ex-PM Barak likens Netanyahu to dictator Ceausescu

Former Israeli prime minister Ehud Barak has censured his successor Benjamin Netanyahu for passing corrupt legislation, comparing him to Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceausescu, who was overthrown and killed ...

 
Turkey to establish joint bank with Iran

Turkey to establish joint bank with Iran

Turkey is reportedly looking into a plan to establish a join bank with Iran to help both countries trade in local currencies as US pressures to restrict their access to the dollar are already mounting....

 
 
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Democracy in the Light of Imam Hussain’s (PBUH) Movement

One of the questions that arises about Imam Hussain’s (PBUH) movement, which is of great importance especially in the modern days, is whether he desired to form an Islamic community, and if so whether the people willingly wanted to accept his leadership or not.

Is establishing an Arab NATO possible?

As tensions between Iran and the United States continue to heighten under America’s hawkish President Donald Trump, latest reports have indicated that Trump's administration has been quietly pushing ahead with a plan to create a NATO-like security and political alliance between Arab countries to confront ...

Who’s in Charge? The Israel Lobby Ten Years Later

The Summer of 2017 marked the tenth anniversary of the publication of Stephen Walt and Mearsheimer’s book The Israel Lobby and U.S. Foreign Policy.

Netanyahu: Don’t look here where we’re shooting children, look over there at Iran

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, a notorious warmonger, serial liar and supremacist racialist who used to lead the closest thing Israel has to a fascist party until parties even more extreme got elected to parliament, is attempting to bamboozle the clueless Trump into getting on a war footing ...

Christian Zionism: The New Heresy that Undermines Middle East Peace

At least one in four American Christians surveyed recently by Christianity Today magazine said that they believe it is their biblical responsibility to support the nation of Israel. This view is known as Christian Zionism.

 
‘Islamically Integrated Psychotherapy’ published

Published by America’s Templeton Publication, ‘Islamically Integrated Psychotherapy, Uniting Faith and Professional Practice’ is the title for the latest book by a group of Iranian authors and researchers which discusses application of spirituality and religions in psychotherapy, reported Taqrib News ...

‘Principles of Administration in Nahjul Balagha’

Iranian author focuses his new book on an analysis of book by first Shia Imam detailing the principles of government from view of Imam Ali (AS).

‘In Search of Ali Ibn Abi Talinb’s Codex’ published

This book sheds more light on Shia and Sunni traditions on collection of the Qur’an examined using Harald Motzki’s method recognized as an efficient tool in dating the early Islamic traditions and analysis of text and chain of transmission.

Persian version of ‘Histories of Violence’ published

Persian translation of book on violence is translated and published in Iran to address the demands of present era, discussions on different aspects of violence.

Persian version of “Cultural Analysis” published

Persian translation of major book by Jim McGuigan, professor at Loughborough University in UK is published in order to provide a proper role model to apply cultural theories for different issues of the contemporary world.

 
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Shutting PLO office

The Trump administration’s decision to shut down the Palestinian mission in Washington, DC is by no means surprising, according to analysts, who say the move disqualifies America as a legitimate broker of peace in the region.

Muslim minority in China

The Turkic mostly Muslim Uighur minority in China's Xinjiang region face arbitrary detentions, daily restrictions on religious practice and "forced political indoctrination" in a mass security crackdown, Human Rights Watch said on Monday.

What everyone should know about Israel’s siege of the Gaza Strip

For 11 years, Israel has imposed an unforgiving siege on the Gaza Strip. With severely restricted access in and out of the enclave — via land, air and, notoriously, sea — Gaza has effectively been sealed off from the world. The Strip is only 360 square kilometres in size, about the same as Las Vegas ...

Who are the evangelicals?

Following the recent escalation between Turkey and the U.S., the influence of evangelical groups have on U.S. foreign policy during Donald Trump's term have been brought to the fore, yet again.

Palestine’s Al-Tamimi family: A history of defiance

Teenage Palestinian resistance icon Ahed al-Tamimi, who on Sunday was released after an eight-month stint in Israeli custody, now hopes to return to her normal life.