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Gas Flow from Iran to Turkey Temporarily Stops After Explosion Occurs on Pipeline

An explosion occurred on a pipeline running from Iran to Turkey that has paused the flow of gas between the two countries.

Iran’s Coronavirus Propaganda Scapegoats America

The embrace of coronavirus conspiracies by Iran in recent days has exposed the Islamist regime's focus on retaining power while sacrificing its own people.

As deaths soar, Iran’s military sets up 2,000-bed Coronavirus hospital in exhibition center

Iran announced another 144 deaths on Friday as the military completed work on 2,000-bed field Coronavirus hospital in an exhibition center in the capital.

Pompeo and Iran’s Ayatollah Khamenei Trade Jabs Over Coronavirus, Rumors & Aid

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo lashed out Monday at Iran, accusing the country of spreading dangerous rumors about COVID-19

After Triggering Migrant Crisis 2.0, Turkey Closes European Border… Because of Coronavirus

Nearly a month after opening the gates to Europe, the Turkish government has closed the border due to the spread of the Wuhan coronavirus.

A Person Dies of Coronavirus Every 10 minutes in Iran, Country’s Health Ministry says

Iran’s health ministry said that a person is dying of coronavirus every ten minutes as caseloads continue to rise and hospitals reach a breaking point.

Coronavirus Hits Terrorists Hardest from ISIS to Iran – Analysis

Amid all the chaos caused by the coronavirus tidal wave, it may also rid the world of many of its worst terrorists or at least freeze their activity.

Border Crisis: European Union Says Greece Must Let Migrants Claim Asylum

EU calls Greece to allow migrants asylum, despite its support for efforts to prevent Turkey from facilitating wave of illegal migration into Greece

Was Iranian IRGC General ‘Siamand Mashhadani’ killed in US airstrikes?

US airstrikes carried out in Iraq just after midnight on Friday may have killed an Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps general.

Twenty-four hours in Iraq: How the US built its case for airstrikes

“Let me be clear: The U.S. will not tolerate attacks against our people, our interests or our allies," Defense Secretary Mark Esper told reporters Thursday.

An Unprecedented Number of Locusts Dominate Southern Iran

Reports from inside of Iran say that the number of locusts is seven-fold compared to that of 2019; The agricultural and economic ramifications are critical.

Pentagon Warns ‘All Options on the Table’ after Americans Killed in Iraq

Defense Sec. Mark Esper warned Thursday "all options are on the table" after rocket attack in Iraq kills 3 of US-led coalition force, including 2 Americans.

Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Quds Force Commander Assassinated in Damascus

Quds Force Commander assassinated in southern Damascus on Friday; He was reportedly killed in close proximity to the IRGCC regional headquarters.

Greece Claims Turkey Arms Migrants with Tear Gas, Sends Freed Prisoners to Border

Greek government releases video confirming Turkish authorities are ferrying illegal migrants to borders, arming them & using coast guard to escort by sea

Report: Iran Arrests Man for Photographing Piles of Coronavirus Victim Bodies

Iranian Reports indicate police arrested a man this week after a video surfaced showing piles of corpses, presumably of Chinese coronavirus victims.

Turkish UAV Strike Kills 21 Syrian Soldiers in Idlib Prior to Ceasefire

Turkish UAV strike(s) destroy Syrian Howitzers, rockets launchers, killing 21 soldiers in Idlib, Syria; The strikes came after killing of 2 Turkish soldiers

2 United States Service Members Killed in Iraq During Mission Against Islamic State

2 US service members killed by "enemy forces" while advising & accompanying Iraqi Security Forces during a mission to eliminate an ISIS terrorist stronghold

Russia, Turkey Agree on Ceasefire Deal for Syria’s Idlib

Turkey and Russia agreed a ceasefire deal on Thursday in Syria's Idlib region, their two leaders said after lengthy talks to contain a conflict.

Iran’s Enriched Uranium Inventory Now Five Times Beyond the 2015 Nuclear Deal

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) reported on Tuesday that Iran obtains five times more enriched uranium than the limit that was set in the 2015 Nuclear Deal

Iran Temporarily Releases 54,000 Prisoners to Try & Stop Coronavirus from Spreading in Jails

Iran temporarily released more than 54,000 prisoners in an effort to prevent the spread of the coronavirus outbreak in the country’s overcrowded prisons.

Turkey’s Erdogan warns Europe to expect ‘millions’ of migrants after easing border restrictions

Turkey’s president warned Monday that Europe could expect “millions” of migrants and refugees after easing his country’s border-crossing restrictions.

Two Syrian War Planes Downed as Turkey Begins Operation Against Assad

2 Syrian fighter jets were downed by Turkish fighter jets on Sunday in Syria's northwestern Idlib province, as Turkey begins a wide-scale military operation

Terror Groups PIJ, Hamas Delegations Meet with Russian Leadership: Report

Gaza Terrorist organizations, Hamas, Palestinian Islamic Jihad, reported gearing up to discuss 'risks of Trump peace plan' with Russian leadership in Moscow

US Signs Historic Peace Deal with Taliban, Pompeo Strikes Cautious Tone

The US signed a historic peace treaty with the Taliban Saturday, aimed at ending the 18-year war in Afghanistan that began after 9/11 terrorist attacks.

Erdogan Opens the Gates: Syrian Migrants Granted Unhindered Passage to Europe; after Syria Escalation

Refugees headed towards European frontiers Friday after Turkey declared that borders had been thrown open, a response to the escalating war in Syria.

Deputy Health Minister of Iran Tests Positive for the Coronavirus

Iran becomes serious concern in the mid-east amid their coronavirus outbreak; Reports showing Iran's deputy health minister tested positive for the virus

Saudi Air Defense System Stops an Array of Rockets from Houthis in Yemen

Houthis in Yemen fired several rockets into Saudi Arabia; Saudi's air defense system (Israeli-designed) intercepted the rockets headed towards civilians.

Iran blacklisted by 200 member nations of Financial Action Task Force

Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has decided to return Iran to the 'blacklist' of countries involved in bankrolling & financing terror.

Rouhani: Iran will never yield to US pressure for talks

Iran will never hold talks with US under pressure, Pres. Rouhani said Sunday, adding Tehran's help was essential in establishing security in the Mid-East

US warship seizes Iranian-designed missiles in the Arabian Sea

"The weapons seized include 150 'Dehlavieh' anti-tank guided missiles (ATGM), which are Iranian-manufactured copies of Russian Kornet ATGMs," the statement said.

US Announces Partial Ceasefire with Taliban Amid Truce Talks

US reached temporary ceasefire agreement with Taliban insurgents as the 2 sides negotiate truce in Afghanistan, US Sec. of Defense Mark Esper said Thursday.

Iran warns Israel of ‘crushing response’ to any aggression

Iran will respond forcefully to any Israeli action against its interests in the region, the country’s Foreign Ministry warned Wednesday: Reports Reuters

Pompeo accuses Iran of furthering Missile Development under Guise of Satellite, ‘Peaceful Space Program’

Tehran’s latest failed effort allows Iran ‘to gain experience that could benefit its missile programs,’ warned Sec. of State Mike Pompeo Tuesday.

Syrian rebels shoot down government helicopter, while counter-airstrike kills civilians, including children: reports

Syrian rebel opposition forces, which are backed by Turkey, shot down Syrian government helicopter Tuesday, killing the 2 crew members aboard; reports says

Persecuted Mid-East Christians Petition International Community: ‘Stand Up for Your Brothers & Sisters’

“My fear is that we’re too quiet,” said Dabrina Bet-Tamraz, an Iranian Christian whose parents and brother are imprisoned in Iran for Christian evangelism.

Turkey says it ‘Neutralized’ over 100 Syrian Troops in Response for Attack on Outpost

Turkey said on Monday it had "neutralized" 101 Syrian regime soldiers following a bombardment which killed 5 Turkish soldiers in northwestern Syria's..

Iran Fails to Place Satellite into Orbit, Fourth Failure in a Row

Iran succeeded in launching a new satellite into outer space, but failed to place the satellite into orbit on Sunday, according to Iranian reports.

American Contractor Kidnapped in Afghanistan by Taliban-linked Terror Group – Report

US contractor was kidnapped by Taliban-associated militants in Afghanistan prompting a nationwide search involving the FBI and State Department - report

UN envoy, Macron condemns breaches of pledge to end foreign meddling by Turkey in Libya Conflict

A UN envoy charged Thursday that foreign actors continue to meddle in Libya's conflict, resupplying the parties to the conflict in violation of recent international commitments.

Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Qatar, UAE welcome Trump peace plan

Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Qatar, and the United Arab Emirates on Tuesday issued statements welcoming the Trump administration's peace plan.

At least 38 killed in Turkey earthquake, officials say

Rescue crews in Turkey worked through Sunday to pull survivors from collapsed buildings after a magnitude 6.8 earthquake struck claiming at least 38 lives.

Hezbollah-dominated government emerges in Lebanon for the first time since 1990

For the first time since the departure of Syrian troops from Lebanon in 1990, the latter country has a government in which only Hezbollah and its allies are represented.

Trump, Iraqi president agree on continued US presence in Mideast country

Pres. Trump and his Iraqi counterpart agreed at a meeting on Wednesday on the need for a continued US military role in the country, the White House said.

Officials say Yemen missile, drone attack toll rises to more than 100 dead

More than 100 people were killed and dozens wounded in a missile and drone attack blamed on Huthi rebels in central Yemen, officials said Sunday.

Honduras Officially Designates Hezbollah as Terrorist Organization

The Central American country of Honduras officially proscribed Hezbollah as a terrorist organization, the country’s deputy security minister said on Monday as cited by Reuters news agency.

UK Adds Entire Hezbollah Movement to Terror Blacklist and Freezes its Assets

Israel and US welcome move and call on other nations to blacklist the Iran-backed Lebanese terror group; step follows British government decision last March.

Democrats are Siding with a Genocidal Terror State

It’s no coincidence that Iran labels its fight against America & Israel as “The Resistance,” & the Democrats have labeled their war on Pres. Trump, as “The Resistance.”

Lebanon protests turn violent outside central bank

Lebanese security forces lobbed tear gas at protesters who responded with rocks outside the country's central bank Tuesday, a violent turn after demonstrators returned to the streets following a weekslong lull.

Trudeau Shifts Blame: Canadian Plane Victims would be Alive if Mid-East Tensions were not Escalated

Canadian PM Trudeau said 176 victims of Ukrainian jetliner shot down by iranian missile would be alive right now if tensions weren't escalated in the region

Trump Says he ‘Couldn’t Care Less’ if Iran agrees to Negotiate with US

US President Donald Trump said Sunday he does not care if Iran agrees to negotiate with the United States after a senior adviser earlier suggested the Islamic Republic would have no choice but to agree to talks.

Franklin Graham: As Protests Rage – Pray for the Freedom of the Iranian people

Franklin Graham took to Facebook calling for Prayer for the Iranian people as protests continue to rage throughout the region.

Four wounded in rocket strike on Iraqi military base that houses US forces

Four people were wounded on Sunday in an attack on a air base in Iraq which houses US personnel. Military sources identified the wounded as Iraqi soldiers.