TEHRAN(Basirat): The International Rescue Committee humanitarian group has published its annual "Emergency Watchlist" listing the ten countries facing the world's worst crises in 2020. Guess what? Yemen and Syria have once again made the top list.
TEHRAN(Basirat): During a Holocaust memorial speech on Thursday in Jerusalem (Beit-ul-Moqaddas), Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu claimed that Iran is "the most anti-Semitic regime on the planet", al Jazeera reported.
TEHRAN(Basirat): Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos’ phone was hacked in 2018 after receiving a WhatsApp message from Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, according to an explosive new report from the Guardian, which cites multiple sources familiar with the investigation.
TEHRAN(Basirat): The British Treasury, which had previously listed the military wing of Hezbollah as Terrorist, expanded the scope of its asset-freezing measures against the movement.
TEHRAN(Basirat): The Trump administration is seeking to keep pressure on Iran without pushing the region into a volatile new confrontation, the Wall Street Journal reported Monday, quoting U.S. and regional officials.
TEHRAN(Basirat): Following the US assassination of Iranian Major General Qassem Soleimani and Iraqi Popular Mobilization Units Deputy Commander Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis at Baghdad International Airport, the Iraqi PM, the Iraqi Parliament Speaker and the Iraqi Parliament demanded that the US Alliance forces leave Iraq.
TEHRAN(Basirat): Pakistan's foreign minister said Iran has voiced readiness to engage in talks with its Arab states in the region.
TEHRAN(Basirat): Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei sent a message to Iraq’s Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, expressing hope that the top Shiite cleric would rapidly recover from his surgery.
TEHRAN(Basirat): A new report on the human rights situation in Bahrain shows that authorities committed more than 130 cases of abuse against imprisoned anti-regime activists in December as the ruling Al Khalifa regime presses ahead with its clampdown on pro-democracy campaigners in the kingdom.
TEHRAN(Basirat): As expected, 2020 has already proven to be a very tough year for the world, for humanity, and for developing countries in particular.
TEHRAN(Basirat): Cultural Chief of Iraq Hashd al-Shaabi (Popular Mobilization Forces) Seyed Hashem al-Heidari said nothing but annihilation of Israel and the US can compensate for the assassination of IRGC Qods Force Commander Lieutenant General Qassem Soleimani.
TEHRAN(Basirat): Mohamed Raad, an official with the Lebanese resistance movement Hezbollah said the response of the axis of resistance to the killing of IRGC Quds Force Commander Qassem Soleimani in a US air strike will be decisive.