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Iran is to blame for the Mid-East crisis

Iran is to blame for the Mid-East crisis

Iranian forces in Syria have sent rockets hurdling towards army bases in the Golan Heights, across the border in Israel, according to reports. In response , senior Iranian cleric Ahmad Khatami said on Friday that if Israel acts "foolishly", Tel Aviv and Haifa would be destroyed, state TV reported .


How Trump's Iran deal decision may lead to war

How Trump's Iran deal decision may lead to war

But Israeli Brigadier General Nitzan Nuriel, former director of the counter-terrorism bureau, said the missiles had been intercepted or fallen short. And Israel is equally determined to prevent this. Together with Putin, Netanyahu toured a parade celebrating the anniversary of the World War II victory over the Nazis and then met the Russian president at the Kremlin for consultations.


Iran, Israel Trade Threats After Exchange Of Missile Fire In Syria

Iran, Israel Trade Threats After Exchange Of Missile Fire In Syria

In the wake of Donald Trump's withdrawal of the USA from the Iran nuclear deal, the Iranians want to show the rest of the world, and particularly the Europeans, that they are the reliable and pacific upholders of the 2015 treaty. The government said the USA pullout damages US credibility on the world stage and the credibility of accords the US has signed, and puts "the present system of global law in serious danger".


China's first indigenously built aircraft carrier leaves for sea trials

China's first indigenously built aircraft carrier leaves for sea trials

The still-unnamed ship left dock in the northern port of Dalian at 7:00 a.m.to "test the reliability and stability of its propulsion and other system", the Defense Ministry said in a statement. They lack the powerful catapult technology for launching aircraft that U.S. carriers have. China has been steadily increasing investment to modernize its military forces, investing approximately US$ 175 billion in 2018, an 8.1 percent increase over 2017.


Eleven Iranians among dead in Israel strikes on Syria Thursday: monitor

Eleven Iranians among dead in Israel strikes on Syria Thursday: monitor

Iranian officials and their allies have spoken of securing a corridor from Iran to Lebanon, through Syria and Iraq. Israel responded by hitting 70 Iran-linked sites in Syria. The timing of the Israeli strikes, two days after Trump's announcement that he was abandoning the nuclear accord, was telling. The United Nations, Western nations and Saudi Arabia say Iran supplies the Houthis with long-range missiles capable of reaching Riyadh.


Pompeo Warned Iran - Harm Israel and Face Severe US Response

Pompeo Warned Iran - Harm Israel and Face Severe US Response

Hard-line Iranian cleric Ayatollah Ahmad Khatami, who has echoed comments by Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei who says Israel will not exist in 25 years, said the Jewish state could face destruction by challenging Iran. It said half the missiles were shot down. In a sign of global concern that the conflict could escalate, Britain, France, Germany and Russian Federation were quick to call for calm.