Pompeo: US set to withdraw completely from Afghanistan by spring 2021

Middle East 09/14/20, 17:38

In an exclusive interview with Breitbart, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo stated after the cease-fire negotiations between the Afghan government and Taliban leaders in Qatar that the process for the complete withdrawal of U.S. military forces from the country in April or May next year is moving forward. The peace ...

Iran applies the death penalty to a renowned wrestling champion despite criticism from the international community

Middle East 09/12/20, 17:40

Iran's judicial authorities reported on Saturday, Sept. 12, that Navid Afkari, a 27-year-old wrestling champion, who had been sentenced to death for murder, was eventually executed in Fars Province, despite numerous requests not to carry out the sentence, sent by numerous organizations and personalities of the world, including President Trump. According ...

US Army announces the withdrawal of 2,200 troops from Iraq

Middle East 09/09/20, 20:10

According to a Breitbart report, the United States announced on Wednesday, Sept. 9, the reduction of U.S. troops in Iraq from the current 5,200 to 3,000. Gen. Kenneth Franklin "Frank" McKenzie Jr., the top commander at Central Command, said, "In recognition of the great progress the Iraqi forces have made and ...

United States calls on the UN to reinstate international sanctions against Iran

Middle East 08/20/20, 19:16

As President Trump reported Wednesday, the United States has demanded that the United Nations re-impose all sanctions against Iran. Today, Thursday, the Secretary of State formally made the request arguing Iran's non-compliance with the controversial nuclear agreement. According to Fox News, last week, the United Nations Security Council rejected a United ...

Israel-UAE peace deal could thwart the CCP’s Belt and Road initiative

Middle East 08/17/20, 15:20

The Chinese Communist Party's (CCP) ambitious Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) could be thwarted by the peace agreement between Israel and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), reducing political tensions in the region and opening up new possibilities for partnership between the two countries. Although Israel and the UAE are already participating ...

UN discusses possible new US arms embargo on Iran

Middle East 08/11/20, 15:52

According to a recent Reuters report, the UN Security Council is preparing to vote on a U.S. proposal to extend an arms embargo on Iran. Meanwhile, Britain, France, and Germany are attempting a difficult negotiation with Russia and the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) to extend the arms embargo. Russia and ...