1001 articles tagged "Iran"
Mattis in Djibouti amid high Red Sea stakes
DEBKAfile Special Report April 23, 2017

US Defense Secretary James Mattis arrival in Djibouti Sunday, April 23 coincided with Egyptian President Abdul-Fatteh El-Sisi’s landing in Riyadh. Both capitals are pivotal for the Arab face-off with Iran over control of the strategic Red Sea. Djibouti is both key to Bab el-Mandeb Strait and a springboard for US offensive operations against Al Qaeda in Yemen and Somalia.

More...
New Saudi-UAE Bases Defend Strategic Waters against Iranian Navy
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report April 20, 2017

Iran heats up the race for control of the region’s waters.

More...
Sarin Gas Bomb: Russian-Iranian Distraction from Grand US Raqqa Plan
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report April 6, 2017

The outrage was contrived by Russia, Iran and Assad to deflect a large-scale US buildup in Syria.

More...
Iran Gives Iraqi, Yemeni Proxies New, Upgraded Qaher Ballistic Missiles
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report April 6, 2017

They are hauled overland to Yemen to sidestep US, Egyptian, Saudi Red Sea fleets.

More...
Iran Offers Air Base to Break up Russia’s Syria Partnership with the US
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report March 30, 2017

Tehran also seeks Moscow’s backing for future reprisals against Israeli attacks.

More...
Israeli borders not cited at Arab Summit
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report March 30, 2017

All 15 resolutions passed by the Arab summit which took place in Jordan Wednesday, March 29, were devoted to an indictment of Iran and Hizballah for harmful meddling in Arab affairs. A separate statement endorsed two states while for the first time omitting to define future Israeli borders.

More...
Putin Hands a Yellow Card to Israel and Its Air Force. What Comes Next?
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report March 23, 2017

Russia and Israel fight another round in their long electronic air contest.

More...
Iran Heads for Presidential Vote in May without Contenders. Khamenei Eyes Soleimani
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report March 23, 2017

Tehran is waiting for Khamenei to decide whether Rouhani should be re-elected.

More...
Trump Will Not Fight Iran only Stifle Its Economy – Sanctions by another Name
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report March 9, 2017

Sanctions will not be declared, but parties consorting with Iran will be barred from US.

More...
Iran Sows Mines, Also Self-Protects against Reprisals in Kind
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report March 9, 2017

Joins the club capable of using sonic and magnetic devices for clearing mines.

More...
UAE in Empire-Building Mode, Sets up New Base in Somalia
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report March 2, 2017

Berbera is the emirate’s second Horn of Africa base after Assab, Eritrea.

More...
Erdogan Is in Hot Water in Washington, Moscow and Tehran
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report March 2, 2017

All three are determined to curtail the Turkish presence in Syria and Iraq.

More...
Assad Will Let Hizballah Fire Rockets against Israel from Syrian Soil
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report February 23, 2017

He promised Tehran the use of Syrian soil in a Hizballah war against Israel.

More...
Saudis, Israelis Coordinate Military Steps to Face Iran
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report February 23, 2017

The two governments are now working on practical, operational steps.

More...
Iran Makes Oman Main Way-Station for Smuggling Arms to Yemeni Rebels
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report February 23, 2017

Albeit a member of the GCC, Oman is supporting Iran against Saudis.

More...
Iran Upgrades Scuds for Houthi Barrage against Riyadh
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report February 16, 2017

When engineers can add 100km to their range, the barrage will begin.

More...
Trump & Netanyahu agree: Israel-Gulf peace first
DEBKAfile Special Report February 15, 2017

Trump reacted positively to Netanyahu’s proposal to broaden the Israeli-Palestinian peace process into a regional effort as a “very important” new idea which he believed could succeed. “I believe we will have a deal that is better than many Israelis think.” 

More...
US-Russian steps vs Iran await new NSC chief
DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis February 14, 2017

Michael Flynn’s resignation as National Security Adviser Feb. 13 was a catastrophe for the Middle East. He charted a US-Russian partnership whose core objective was to clip Iran’s wings as premier Middle East power conferred by Barack Obama. 

More...
Ahead of Netanyahu-Trump talks, Abbas woos Iran
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report February 13, 2017

EXCLUSIVE: Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas pivots towards Iran in a move to pre-empt a US embassy move to Jerusalem, and the friendly talks between President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu.

More...
Coming Trump-Putin-Erdogan deal rumbles thru ME
DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis February 11, 2017

Trump is determined to knock Iran off its pedestal, but will tax the Israeli prime minister with a demand for the IDF to take part in the war on ISIS, alongside Arab armies, as an opening for peace diplomacy.

More...
1001 articles tagged "Iran" :









Copyright 2000-2017 DEBKAfile. All Rights Reserved.  Terms and Conditions Site design by visionbyamit.com