Middle East Archive

Iran leader: Enemy intel services have failed to inflict any harm on Iran
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says enemies have waged a large-scale intelligence war against Iran, but that foreign spy agencies have failed in their attempts to inflict any harm on the country.

Ayatollah Khamenei made the remarks in a meeting with Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi and a group of the ministry’s employees in Tehran on Wednesday. “We are standing in the midst of a large battlefield. On …

As the bombs fall on Syria, one company’s share price reaches a record high
On 14 April, the UK, France and the US bombed Syria. But one company, in particular, seems to be doing very well amid the conflict. And that company, Raytheon, is one of the world’s largest arms companies. It’s the one that manufactured the bombs Donald Trump used to attack Syria in 2017.

Good for business Raytheon’s share price hit an at least 20-year record high on 13 April, as the conflict intensified:   As the above chart shows, war is great business if you’re an arms dealer. …

The Jewdas f**k capitalism beetroot is for sale. And it’s the tastiest possible response to the Daily Mail
The right-wing media – led by Guido Fawkes – launched an attack on left-wing Jewish group Jewdas. This was because the Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn had attended the group’s Seder (a traditional Passover feast) in Islington.

Since then, support for Jewdas has grown. At the time of writing, the group has over 21,000 followers on Twitter and over 10,000 followers on Facebook. And its latest move involving an ‘anticapitalist beetroot’ is just delicious. “F**k …

Negotiating with Israel would be big mistake: Iran’s Supreme Leader
Any move to negotiate with Israel would be an “unforgivable mistake”, Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Wednesday, after Saudi Arabia’s crown prince said Israelis were entitled to live peacefully on their own land.

Saudi Arabia – birthplace of Islam and site of its holiest shrines – does not officially recognize Israel, but Mohammed bin Salman’s comments, quoted in the U.S. magazine The Atlantic, are a further sign of …

Jeremy Corbyn must stop pandering to Labour’s Israel lobby
For almost three years now, the Labour Party has faced a consistent barrage of allegations that it has a “problem with anti-Semitism.”

This mendacious campaign has had the same aim all along – to topple Jeremy Corbyn. The party leader’s history in Palestine solidarity groups, and past endorsement of the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement, have made him the number one …

The most hated person in the world was voted in Gaza
According to the International Union of Virtual Media (IUVM) reporter, polls have been launched to select the most unhappy faces of the year from the Muslim viewpoint in Gaza Strip.

Palestinian citizens attended the Gaza Strip with three options, Donald Tramp, Nicky Haley, and Benjamin Netanyahu, to participate in the sweeping election of the biggest human rights defender in 2018. Palestinians living in the Gaza …