Turkey has intensified its arms deliveries to rebels in Idleb province in north-western Syria in recent days, where the Syrian Government army and its allies want to launch a ground offensive despite warnings from the international community. Rebel sources told Reuters that Turkish military aid has increased since the Tehran summit last Friday between the…

Following a review of US assistance to the Palestinian Authority, President Donald Trump has directed the State Department to withdraw $200 million in aid that was originally planned for programs in the West Bank and Gaza, a senior State Department official said on Friday. “At the direction of the President, we will redirect more than…

Addressing crowds at a campaign rally in Charleston, West Virginia, US president explains his recognition of the city as Israel’s capital was necessary for future negotiations, but that Israel would be expected to make heavy concessions ‘because they won a very big thing’; adds Palestinians will ‘get something very good because it’s their turn next.’…

Russian President Vladimir Putin and American President Donald Trump agreed in principle on the need for Iranians to leave Syria, said a source in the U.S. administration. John Bolton, President Donald Trump’s national security adviser, will discuss arms control and Iran’s role in Syria with his Russian counterpart Nikolai Patrushev in Geneva next week, a…

US President Donald Trump issued a stern warning to his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rowhani on Monday 23 July 2018: “To Iranian President Rouhani: NEVER, EVER THREATEN THE UNITED STATES AGAIN OR YOU WILL SUFFER CONSEQUENCES THE LIKES OF WHICH FEW THROUGHOUT HISTORY HAVE EVER SUFFERED BEFORE.”he wrote on Twitter in a message addressed by name…

The United States has rejected all requests for exemption for companies present in Iran listed in a letter sent in early June by Paris, Berlin and London, after the withdrawal of the U.S. nuclear agreement signed in 2015 with Tehran, told AFP Tuesday a source from the Ministry of Economy. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and…

Turkey and the United States announced on Monday 4 June 2018 in a joint statement that they had approved a road map on the Manbij region in northern Syria, where Kurdish militiamen are deployed. The statement was issued following a meeting in Washington between US diplomat Mike Pompeo and his Turkish counterpart Mevlüt Cavusoglu. The…

On June 2, Syria’s Foreign Minister Walid Muallem said during a press briefing in the Syrian capital of Damascus that Syria will not approve any agreement on southern Syria until US forces withdraw from the al-Tanaf base near the Syrian-Iraqi border. “Do not believe any statements on an agreement about the south of Syria unless…