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The Houthi rebels bombard the Saudi Aramco in Riyadh, but no one accuses Iran

The Houthi rebels, armed by Iran, said last night that they had hit Saudi Aramco, the most important Saudi oil company, with six drones.

Saudi Air Force jets arrive in Greece for joint drill

As part of military cooperation between Greece and Saudi Arabia, six Royal Saudi Air Force F-15s arrived on the Greek island of Crete this weekend, said a Hellenic National Defense General Staff statement on Sunday.

Israel Aerospace and UAE’s EDGE to develop drones

Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd. (IAI) (TASE: ARSP.B1) today announced it has agreed on a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with EDGE, the UAE’s advanced technology group to develop and manufacture an advanced C-UAS (Counter-Unmanned Aircraft System) solution tailored to the UAE market, with wider ranging benefits for the region and beyond. This is the first-ever publicized defense industries agreement between Israel and the UAE.

Iranian-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen ramp up drone, missile attacks on Saudi Arabia

Iranian-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen have ramped up drone and missile attacks on Saudi Arabia over the past month, employing increasingly sophisticated drones and missiles to hit targets across the kingdom’s territory, Defense officials and experts say.

Protests in Iraq. The reverse gear of al-Sadre starts the repression

Security forces set fire to anti-government protest tents in the country’s south early Saturday and re-opened key public squares in Baghdad that had been occupied by demonstrators for months.

Iranian attack: IRGC says main target was US command centre

US army drones at the Ain al-Asad airbase in the western Iraqi province of Anbar, 13 January 2020 (AFP)

Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) has named the US military targets hit by Iranian missiles on 7 January in the aftermath of the US killing of a top Iranian military commander.

The West and its cliched view of Iraq. Interview with Iraqi author Sinan Antoon

Interview conducted by Lena Bopp

Sinan Antoon, right from the start you’ve viewed the protests in Iraq with a great deal of hope. What will remain of the movement after the killing of the Iranian military leader Soleimani?

Israel is alone in the fight against Iran. “Sometimes war is the solution”

Israel is alone in the fight against Iran. The head of the IDF, Aviv Kohavi, said yesterday during a conference in memory of the former head of the IDF Amnon Lipkin-Shahak at the Interdisciplinary Center of Herzliya.

Unidentified flying objects bomb Iranian base in Syria

A base belonging to the Guardian Corps of the Iranian Revolution (IRGC) located on the border between Syria and Iraq was bombed last night by unidentified flying objects (planes or drones).

Iran begins building 2nd nuclear power reactor at Bushehr

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran’s state TV is reporting that construction has begun on a second nuclear power reactor at its Bushehr plant amid heightened tensions over Tehran’s collapsing nuclear deal with world powers.