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Tuesday, March 2, 2021
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Amir Tsarfati: The Iran Saga Continues… This Time With U.S. Help

You probably feel I’m always talking about Iran. Well, now is a good time to tell you that the saga continues. Sadly, the US is involved...

Netanyahu: Israel Didn’t Return To The Land To Allow ‘Delusional’ Iran To End Jewish ‘Revival’

Netanyahu: “2,500 years ago, another Persian villain tried to destroy the Jewish people & just as he failed then, so too will you fail today"

Iran Ending Snap Inspections Is ‘Dangerous,’ France, Germany, UK Say

Iran’s decision to block snap inspections by the IAEA is dangerous and a violation of the Iran deal, the European countries said Tuesday.

Iraq’s Third Rocket Attack Within a Week Targets US Embassy in Baghdad

Two rockets landed inside of Baghdad’s Green Zone on Monday in what is now the third rocket attack in Iraq within one week – this time targeting the US embassy.

Nasrallah Threatens War After Israeli Drill Strikes 3,000 Targets In 24 hours In Message To Hezbollah

Hezbollah Secretary-General Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah warned Israel against intimidation and warned any attack would be reciprocated.

Following Normalization, UAE Appoints Its First Ambassador To Israel

This comes after UAE confirmed that it would open an embassy in Tel Aviv in the aftermath of normalization ties between the two countries

IAEA: Iran Producing Uranium Metal

Iran has followed through on its intention to produce uranium metal, which can be used to make the core of an atom bomb.

Iran and Turkey Pursue Renewed Relationship Following Departure of Trump Administration

Amid the reality of a new US administration, the Iranian regime and Turkey are motioning to re-solidify their relationship

Report: Evidence suggests Iranian link to blast near Israeli Embassy in New Delhi

Evidence links Iran to the Terrorist attack on the Israeli embassy in New Delhi on the 29th anniversary of Israel-India diplomatic relations.

Israeli Government Opens Embassy in United Arab Emirates

As a direct result of the Abraham Accords, Israel has officially opened its own embassy in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE); The UAE...

Iran’s Supreme Leader Suspended from Twitter After Death Threat to Former President Trump

Twitter suspended the supreme leader several hours after issuing a death threat to the 45th president of the United States.

How Yemen’s Houthis’ Well-deserved Terrorist Label Gives Biden Important Leverage

How Biden admin. handles Iran and its proxies, notably the Yemeni Houthi militia, could shape Arab region’s opinion of his nascent presidency

Russia Says Israel Should Report Iran Threats In Syria To Moscow Rather Than Responding

Russia: Israel should report security threats in Syria rather than responding in order to keep country from becoming 'battlefield against Iran'

Trump Moves Israel Into Central Command To Boost Cooperation With Arab States Against Iran

Latest defense policy move by the Trump administration reportedly seeks to spur Israeli-Arab cooperation against Iran.

Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Conducts Large-Scale Missile Drill in Show of Force

IRGC carries out a massive, multi-day missile test in show of military force amid tensions with the Gulf, Israel, and the United States.

Report: IDF Drawing Up Plans To Strike Iran’s Nuclear Program

The Israel Defense Forces is drawing up plans for an attack on Iran’s nuclear program, the Israel Hayom daily reported.

Us Official: Israel Carried Out Syria Strikes Using American Intelligence

Airstrikes in eastern Syria on Iranian-linked targets were carried out by Israel with intelligence provided by the US - US Official

Pompeo Reveals Newly Declassified Intelligence Showing Iran-AlQaeda Terror Alliance

Iran is allowing al Qaeda to establish a new headquarters on the condition their operatives abide by regime’s rules governing al Qaeda

Iran Tells South Korea Not To Politicize Seized Vessel; Demands $7 Billion

Iran said S. Korea should avoid politicizing seizure of its vessel by IRGC, while pressing Seoul to release $7 billion in funds

Netanyahu Cautions Biden of the Dangers of Returning to the Iran Nuclear Deal

Amid the Biden admin’s intention to return to the Iran Nuclear Deal, Netanyahu issued a serious warning considering Iran’s nuclear agenda.

Israel Pounds Iranian Bases of Operation Near Damascus with Round of Airstrikes

Both areas struck have been used as bases of operation for Iranian forces in Syria, as well as Iranian-backed militias.

Iran Vows ‘Decisive Response’ To Any Israeli Move Against It

Iran says it will deliver "decisive response" to Israeli moves against it, after Israel said they will not allow them to have nuclear weapons

Israel, Greece Set to Sign Massive $1.68B Defense Deal

Israel, Greece on the way to a massive defense deal after Israeli Def. Ministry won a tender to build a training base for the Greek Air Force.

Iranian Squad Arrested In UAE For Suspected Terror Plot Against Israelis

UAE intelligence agencies have arrested an Iranian squad in Dubai & Abu Dhabi on suspicion of plotting to carry out attacks against Israel

US Braces for Potential Iranian Attack in Iraq as the Anniversary of Soleimani’s Death Approaches

McKenzie: We do not seek conflict, but no one should underestimate our ability to defend our forces or to act decisively in response to any attack.

US Bomber Mission Over Persian Gulf Aimed At Cautioning Iran; Second Time This Month

CENTCOM chief: "We do not seek conflict, but no one should underestimate our ability to defend our forces or to act decisively in response to any attack."

Pompeo: ‘Trump Administration Will Continue To Be A Force For Good’

Under the stewardship of US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, the administration in Washington has taken new approaches to American foreign policy, particularly in...

‘Think It Over’: Trump Sends Warning to Iran After ‘Several Rockets’ Hit US Embassy in Baghdad

President Trump tweeted a warning at Iran on Wednesday after the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad was hit by "several rockets."

Israeli Submarine Reportedly Crosses Suez Canal in ‘Message’ to Iran

An Israeli submarine openly crossed the Suez Canal last week, in a show of force against Iran, the Kan public broadcaster reported Monday.

Saudi Arabia Removes Anti-Semitism, Anti-Israel Material from Textbooks

Much of the anti-Semitic, anti-Israel and most Jihad content present earlier in Saudi textbooks has been removed from new curriculum: Report

Iran’s Rouhani Has No Doubt Joe Biden Will ‘Bow’ to Tehran, Lift Sanctions

Rouhani: I have no doubt that the national resistance of Iran is going to compel the future US gov't to bow… and the sanctions will be broken

Israel Summons Russian Envoy After Labeling The Jewish State As Mideast ‘Problem’

The Russian Ambassador to Israel was summoned for a meeting by Israel’s Foreign Ministry following scathing comments against the Jewish state.

Iran’s President Vows To Continue Supporting Syria; Urges Damascus To Confront Israel

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Tuesday his country will continue to support Syria, urging Damascus to confront Israel in the Golan.

153 UN States Call On Israel To ‘Renounce Possession Of Nuclear Weapons’

In a 153-6 vote on Monday, with 25 abstentions the UN AG asked Israel “not to develop, produce, test or otherwise acquire nuclear weapons.”

Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei Shifts Powers to Son Amid Serious Health Condition

The supreme leader of Iran transferred his powers over to his son on Saturday following his need for emergency medical attention

Iran Trying To Attack Israelis In Neighboring Countries, NSC Warns

Israelis visiting countries neighboring Iran may be targets for terrorist attacks, National Security Council warned in rare public statement

Jordan: Israel Attempting To Impose New ‘Fait Accompli’ On Al-Aqsa Mosque

Israel must maintain the status quo at the Jerusalem’s Temple Mount, a Jordanian representative warned the UN General Assembly

Jared Kushner Traveling to Qatar and Saudi Arabia as Tension Increases with Iran

Amid tensions with the Islamic Republic of Iran, Jared Kushner and other US officials are travelling to the Middle East.

USS Nimitz Ordered Back to Persian Gulf After Iran Supreme Leader Threatens Revenge Over Slain Scientist

On Saturday, the Pentagon announced that it has sent the USS Nimitz aircraft carrier back to the Middle East amid Iran tensions

Head Of Iranian Nuclear Weapons Program Assassinated Near Tehran

A military adviser to Iran's supreme leader Ali Khamenei accused Israel of trying to provoke "a full-blown" war by killing Fakhrizadeh.

IDF Strikes More Iranian-Sponsored Targets in Syria

The IDF is reported to have targeted Iranian-backed interests on the Syrian side of the Golan Heights, as well as Damascus

Abraham Accords Isolate ‘Malign’ Iran

The agreements “tell malign actors like Iran that… they are ever-more isolated and shall forever be until they change their direction"

Iranian Christian Gets 80 Lashes for Drinking Communion Wine

The Islamic Republic of Iran on Sunday imposed a sentence of 80 lashes on Zaman Fadaee, an Iranian Christian, for drinking Communion wine.

Iran Warns US, Israel After Trump Reportedly Discusses Major Strike

Iran Gov't says Israel using 'psychological warfare," after it was reported that US president discussed options for taking out nuclear site

Al-Qaeda’s No. 2 Leader Was Killed In Iran By Israeli Assassins At Behest Of U.S.: Report

Al-Qaeda’s 2nd in command reportedly killed by Israeli assassins on motorcycles at the request of the US, according to intelligence officials

Iran’s Enriched Uranium Surpasses Twelve Times the Limit Set in the 2015 JCPOA

An investigation by the UN’s nuclear watchdog has revealed that the Iranians are enriching uranium at an unprecedented rate

Iran Puts Neighboring Countries on Notice Assuming Departure of President Trump

Jumping to conclusions regarding the outcome of the US election, Iran has quickly become emboldened in the Middle East

Report: US Planning New Flood of Sanctions on Iran Before January

The president’s admin aims to establish the “flood” of sanctions to boost pressure on Iran ahead of a [possible] transfer in power to Biden.

Romania’s PM Ludovic & Israel’s PM Netanyahu Announce Expansion of Trade

The Romanian Prime Minister also voiced his desire to strengthen his country’s defense and security ties with the Jewish State.

Greece and Turkey Struck by Large Pair of Earthquakes

Greece, Turkey suffer the effects of two very large deadly earthquakes on Friday, with Turkey currently taking the majority of the damage

US Lawmakers Collaborate to Provide Israel with Notorious Bunker-Buster Bombs

Lawmakers introduced bi-partisan legislature this week to provide Israel with key weaponry amid Iran’s growing nuclear agenda.

Turkish Lira Plunging Amid Arab World’s Boycott on Erdogan’s Economy

Turkish Lira faces dangerous depreciation in value in the wake of Arab boycott; Erdogan’s controversial military activity also plays role

Russian Airstrikes Obliterate Turkish-Backed ‘Rebel’ Camp In Idlib, Killing Over 60

Syria heats up again, as Russian jets on Monday pounded a camp full of Turkish-backed militants in Idlib, killing at least 60.

US Threatens to Destroy Iranian Missiles Shipped to Venezuela

Senior admin. official: US warns it will destroy potential Iranian long-range missile shipments delivered to the Maduro regime in Venezuela

Trump Administration Brokers Deal Between Israel & Sudan Leading to Normalization of Ties

Israel and Sudan officially agree to normalize ties under the oversight of the White House; Trump: More will follow!

Al Qaeda’s 2nd in Command on FBI’s Most-Wanted List Killed, Afghanistan Claims

Afghanistan claimed Sunday it killed a top Al Qaeda propagandist on an FBI most-wanted list during an operation in the country's east.

Israel Has Unique Opportunity to Change Perceptions of Hezbollah – Report

Ex-IDF intelligence officials report flags multiple historic, unique opportunities Israel has to alter how Hezbollah is perceived worldwide

Emirati Flight Departing Italy Travels Through Israeli Airspace for the First Time

An Emirati flight leaving Italy, has travelled through Israeli airspace for the first time ever on its way to Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

IDF Special Forces Carry Out Covert Operation, Destroy Two Syrian Outposts

In a secret operation IDF Special Forces crossed the border into the demilitarized zone between Israel and Syria and destroyed two outposts.

First of Many Maritime Cargo Shipments from UAE Arrives at Haifa Port

A maritime cargo shipment that typically travels from India to Israel made its first-ever stop along the way in the United Arab Emirates

US Hits Iran’s Financial Sector with Fresh Round of Sanctions

Trump admin Thursday imposed sweeping sanctions on Iran's banking sector, taking a major new step aimed at crippling the arch-rival's economy.

Israel & Jordan Sign Historic Airspace Agreement

Israel and Jordan reached an agreement allowing flights to cross over both countries’ airspace, the Transportation Ministry announced.

David Friedman: ‘A Biden Victory Would be Bad for Israel, Region’

Friedman tells UAE media that Joe Biden would undermine the progress made in the effort to curb the threat Iran poses to the Middle East.

Iranian-Sponsored Attacks on Bahrain Expected to Increase Amid New Relationship with Israel

The Islamic Republic was quick to issue threats towards the small Gulf State following announcement of new diplomatic ties with Israel.

Friend or Foe – What Does Ezekiel Have to Say About the Future Between Israel & Sudan?

How does all of this relate to what should be anticipated for the future in light of what the prophet Ezekiel spoke of 2,500 years ago?

Potential Withdrawal of US Diplomats from Iraq Leads to Speculation of War

Concerns of a coming military conflict between Iran and the US are growing after Pompeo threatened to close embassy, withdraw US diplomats.

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