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Yemen Fighting Leaves 43 Dead as Groups Prepare for Peace Talks

Yemen Fighting Leaves 43 Dead as Groups Prepare for Peace Talks

In the last 24 hours, 43 people were killed during clashes between Houthi rebels and forces still loyal to now-deposed President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi. According to local officials, the fighting started on Tuesday afternoon and went on strongly through the night near Yemen’s border with Saudi Arabia. The intense overnight fighting comes just one week […]

Yemen Exiled Government Recalls Envoy in Tehran

Yemen Exiled Government Recalls Envoy in Tehran

Yemen exiled officials have just announced that they have recalled the ambassador in Tehran. The decision comes after Iran has stated that they will not allow a humanitarian aid ship to be docked and controlled, as this would be illegal. Saudi Arabia has been providing political shelter for President Hadi and other officials after they […]

Earthquakes Hit Chile, Pakistan and Iran

Earthquakes Hit Chile, Pakistan and Iran

Today, three different mid-level earthquakes hit cities in Pakistan, Iran and Chile just hours apart. A 5.4 magnitude quake occurred near Jiwani, Pakistan and another with magnitude 5.4 hit Chabahar, Iran. An hour earlier, a quake measuring 5.1 on the Richter scale hit 52.8 miles west of Vallenar in northern Chile. This was the largest […]

Yemen Ceasefire Endangered by Continuous Fighting

Yemen Ceasefire Endangered by Continuous Fighting

The ceasefire has not even started yet, and it is already endangered. A day before the five-day ceasefire goes into effect, Saudi Arabian forces and Yemen’s Houthi fighters continued to trade heavy fire in border areas. This followed the news of a missing Moroccan F-16 jet which the Houthi militia claimed to have shot down. The two […]

Iran to Become Number One Energy Player in the Middle East

Iran to Become Number One Energy Player in the Middle East

Iran has access to the world’s fourth largest oil reserves, and the second biggest deposits. Both of these resources are ready for exploration and use. In 2012, the country’s exports were halved due to U.S. and EU having imposed sanctions. If an agreement is made and the sanctions are dropped, Iran may become the number one energy […]

Iran Sends Two Destroyers to Gulf of Aden to Protect Commercial Ships

Iran Sends Two Destroyers to Gulf of Aden to Protect Commercial Ships

Iran has sent two naval destroyer ships to the Gulf of Aden to protect commercial ships near the Bab el-Mandab strait between Djibouti and Yemen. The strait is a narrow body of water that is a vital entry point into the Red Sea and a key strategic point in the region. Rear Admiral Habibollah, chief […]

Iran Nuclear Deal Negotiations Begin in Congress

Iran Nuclear Deal Negotiations Begin in Congress

The debate over the Iranian nuclear deal began Tuesday in Congress. The Senate voted down a measure that would have rendered the deal an international treaty. The measure failed with a vote of 57-39 but had it passed, Congress would have had to review each amendment to the Iran Nuclear Act in the future. The […]

John Kerry Meets With Iran’s Zarif at Central Park Residence

John Kerry Meets With Iran’s Zarif at Central Park Residence

On Monday, United States Secretary of State John Kerry met with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif at the residence of Iran’s United Nations Ambassador overlooking Central Park in New York. This was the first time the two have met since April 2 in Lausanne, Switzerland, when the two agreed on the limitations restricting Iran’s […]

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