Tag: Middle East

Iran protests in Borazjan, July 2018

‘We Want Water’: Renewed Water Protests Sweep Iran

Renewed water protests continued in Iran on Sunday ahead of United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s speech at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, California, on Sunday, with calls for authorities to address the water issues and chants to replace the current government.

A file picture shows China's President Xi Jinping giving a speech in Beijing on July 10, 2018

Xi Jinping Heads to Middle East to Sell One Belt, One Road

China’s communist leader Xi Jinping begins a whirlwind tour of Africa and the Middle East Thursday, hoping to expand the nation’s One Belt, One Road (OBOR) project throughout the continent and solidify trade deals with the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, in the West Bank Town of Ramallah, Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018. (Atef Safadi/Pool Photo via AP)

Caroline Glick: The Road to Peace Does Not Run Through Ramallah

President Donald Trump’s Middle East mediators, senior advisor Jared Kushner and chief negotiator Jason Greenblatt, are due in the Middle East this week to discuss aspects of their proposal for peace between Israel and the Palestinians with regional leaders.

Republican Senators at Embassy opening (Joel Pollak / Breitbart News)

Democrats Are a No-Show for Jerusalem Embassy Move

Senators Ted Cruz (R-TX), Dean Heller (R-NV), Lindsey Graham (R-SC), and Mike Lee (R-UT) made the trip, along with ten Republican U.S. Representatives — but not one Democrat joined the U.S. delegation for the embassy event.

Iranian Arab Minority Protests in Ahvaz, Iran, March 29, 2018

Experts: U.S. Exit from JCPOA Could ‘Result in More Protests Against the Regime’

A series of new protests could occur throughout Iran if millions of citizens feel empowered by President Donald Trump’s decision to reimpose sanctions on Iran’s Central Bank and Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Tuesday, effectively withdrawing the United States from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), or Iran nuclear deal.

Donald Trump leaves Iran deal (Chip Somodevilla / Getty)

Caroline Glick: Trump’s Iran Deal Decision Was a Masterstroke

Trump strengthened America’s real options for preventing Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons. He restored the balance of powers in America’s constitutional order. And he restored U.S. credibility internationally with America’s friends and foes alike.

Trump, Macron

President Trump and Emmanuel Macron Discuss New Iran Deal

Presidents Donald Trump of the U.S. and Emmanuel Macron of France didn’t deny continued differences on the Iran nuclear deal during a joint press conference at the White House on Tuesday, but they expressed hopes for renegotiating or adding to the Iran JCPOA (Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action).