Posts Tagged ‘regional’

Return to Iran Deal Would Create Regional Arms Race, Says Ex-Secretary of State Kissinger

Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. Former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger said that a return to the “spirit” of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal would lead to the spread of the weapons throughout the Middle East, in virtual remarks Monday. “We should not fool ourselves,” he said. “I don’t believe […]

Ideology Is Dead, Long Live Regional Interests

Israeli model May Tager, holding an Israeli flag, poses with Dubai-resident model Anastasia Bandarenka, holding an Emirati flag, during a photo shoot for FIX’s Princess Collection, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Sept. 8, 2020. Photo: Reuters / Christopher Pike. JNS.org – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s visit to Saudi Arabia last week and his meeting with […]

Kushner heading to Saudi Arabia, Qatar amid regional tension over Fakhrizadeh assassination

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Saudi FM: Biden will pursue regional stability, interested in normalization with Israel on one condition

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Virginia, Maryland, and North Carolina announce new regional partnership in massive clean offshore wind development

Governors from the three states committed to developing new offshore wind energy. The partnership between Virginia, Maryland and North Carolina will help promote clean energy, while creating thousands of clean energy jobs. The Southeast and Mid-Atlantic Regional Transformative Partnership for Offshore Wind Energy Resources (SMART-POWER) partnership seeks to “attract and promote massive clean offshore wind […]

Czech Republic: Andrej Babis’ party wins big in regional elections

The senior party in the Czech Republic’s coalition government dominated the country’s regional elections and is ahead in the first round of voting for parliament’s upper house, according to results released Saturday. The Czech Statistics Office said that with ballots from almost 100% of polling stations counted, the ANO (YES) movement led by Prime Minister […]

Israeli and UAE film bodies sign agreement, plan regional film festival

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Private lands are being targeted for 1080 drops by Ospri, DOC and Regional Councils with questionable means of obtaining consents of only one or two owners among the many

This is an excerpt from a recent article from coranz.org.nz which deserves its own highlighting I felt. Bribery & targeting of the one or two owners is a time worn tactic of the authorities. EWR _____________________________________________________________________ “Private lands, which often have numerous owners, are being targeted for 1080 drops by Ospri, DOC and regional councils. […]

On Libya’s front lines, Sirte is focus for regional rivalries

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Regional Juvenile Detention Center Supervisor Sentenced to Six Months in Jail For Groping Female Inmate

A former supervisor at the Regional Juvenile Detention Center in Casper will serve six months in jail followed five years of probation after admitting that he groped a female inmate while he was working.District Judge Thomas Sullins sentenced John R. Gallagher Friday morning in Natrona County District Court. Gallagher pleaded guilty in August to a […]

Regional security threatened if Iran cornered: parliament speaker

Reuters– The speaker of Iran’s parliament Ali Larijani said on Friday security in the Middle East could be threatened if Tehran was further pressured by Israel and Saudi Arabia. Tens of thousands of Iranians took part in anti-Israel rallies to mark Iran’s annual day of solidarity with the Palestinians. They chanted “Death to Israel”, “Death […]

LEBANON: A POWDER KEG THAT WILL IGNITE A WIDER REGIONAL CONFLICT

South Front 28.04.2018 Written by Peter Korzun; Originally appeared on strategic-culture.org On May 6, Lebanon will hold its first parliamentary election since 2009 to usher in a system of proportional representation. To be sure, it is a small country, but the event will have a very significant effect on the shape of the Middle East’s political and […]

“Iran must use Russia to stabilise its regional position”

IFP- A senior political analyst says Russia needs the south to secure its strategic development, and Iran has the chance to take advantage of the “roaring polar bear” to protect its interests. Nosratollah Tajik, a former Iranian ambassador to Jordan, in an opinion piece published by the Persian-language newspaper Setareh Sobh, has weighed in on […]

Iranian FM’s special assistant reviews regional developments in Geneva

March 8 –The Iran Project – Hossein Jaberi Ansari, a senior assistant to Iran’s foreign minister in political affairs arrived in Geneva, Switzerland, on Monday (March 5) to discuss the latest developments in Syria Peace Talks. While in Swiss, he held talks with UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura as well as the […]

Iran won’t talk to US, extra-regional states on its regional role: Ayatollah Khamenei

Press TV – Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says the Islamic Republic will not hold talks with the US or other extra-regional countries about its regional presence. Ayatollah Khamenei made the remarks in a meeting in Tehran on Thursday with a group of eulogizers on the birth anniversary of Prophet Mohammad’s […]

Iran’s FM says dialogue solution to regional, int’l problems

Tasnim – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif reiterated the country’s stance on regional and international conflicts and said they can be resolved through negotiation. Speaking at a joint press conference with his Serbian counterpart, Ivica Dacic, in Belgrade on Monday, Zarif hailed the support and assistance of the Balkan country for the Islamic Republic […]

Weekly report: Iranian, Russian FMs discuss regional issues

February 25, The Iran Project – Valdai conference 2018 opens in Moscow; Rescue teams find wreckage of crashed Iranian plane; Supporter of Sufi leader kills 3 police in Iran; Iran, Russia FMs discuss regional issues; Spanish and Dutch FMs trip to Iran and meeting with senior officials; Iranians commemorate victims of ATR-72 passenger plane; Iran […]

Photos: ‘Patterns of Regional Order in Post-ISIS Era’ conference held in Tehran

Foreign policy experts to President Trump: Get a real Iran policy Washington Post | Jennifer Rubin: Last year President Trump “decertified” the Iran nuclear deal (the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, or JCPOA), and… Source Article from https://theiranproject.com/blog/2018/02/24/photos-patterns-of-regional-order-in-post-isis-era-conference-held-in-tehran/ 00 Hits: 0

Mozambican rail, port project to boost regional integration

nsnbc : The African Development Bank is supporting the $5 billion Nacala corridor rail and port project with a $300 million loan from its […]

Tehran to host regional security conference

Tasnim– The second edition of a conference on Middle East security will be held in Iran’s capital of Tehran on January 8 with more than 200 Iranian and foreign officials and experts in attendance, organizers said. In a statement, secretariat of the conference said the upcoming event, the second one in less than two months, […]

UAE: Arabs ‘Won’t be Led by Ankara’ – As Retweet Further Divides Regional Relations

Turkey’s Tayyip Erdogan faces off against UAE minster Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahayan in latest Twitter war. This latest diplomatic spat between newly formed Turkey-Qatar-Iran alliance and the US-backed Saudi-UAE-Israel (tentatively with Egypt on board) axis power bloc – is indicative of where some of the regional fault lines are at present. You can […]

As Saudi Influence Wanes, UAE Builds Its Regional Value as Tool of US Imperialism

ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES (Analysis) — Since the beginning of the war against Yemen in March of 2015, Saudi Arabia has received most of the negative press for its war crimes — and rightfully so. Saudi airstrikes have targeted homes, schools, hospitals, markets, and other vital civilian infrastructure, resulting in over 13,000 civilian deaths. […]

Iran’s position as strongest regional power being strengthened: Velayati

Tasnim – Ali Akbar Velayati, an international adviser to Leader of the Islamic Revolution, praised Iran’s growing influence in the Middle East and said the country’s position as the strongest power in the region is being strengthened. Speaking at a televised program entitled “Iran”, Velayati pointed to the plots hatched by some Western and regional […]

US cannot make up for regional blunders by accusing others: Iran

Press TV- Tehran has rejected US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s recent claims on Iran’s regional role as unfounded, saying such fabrications cannot help undo Washington’s “strategic blunders” in the region. Speaking at a joint press conference with the European Union (EU)’s foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini in Brussels on Tuesday, Tillerson accused Iran of carrying out a number […]

Settling regional conflicts initially lies with regional players: German ambassador

In an interview with the Tasnim News Agency in Tehran, Michael Klor-Berchtold stressed the need for negotiated solutions to the conflicts. Asked about ways to resolve conflicts in the Middle East -as in Syria, Iraq and Yemen- the ambassador emphasized that the regional conflicts should be initially resolved by regional actors, which he said have […]

BDS movement holds its first regional anti-normalization conference in Kuwait

Last week, BDS Gulf held its first regional anti-normalization conference in Kuwait City, with a broad participation of speakers, organizations, activists and political figures from the entire Gulf region. The conference, which was followed by workshops focused on campaign strategies and a practical regional action plan, made several recommendations regarding anti-normalization and activating BDS campaigns […]

Macron Stands Accused of “Stoking Regional Tensions”

Finian CunninghamStrategic Culture France’s invitation to beleaguered Lebanese premier Saad Hariri for him and his family to spend “a few days in Paris” has been viewed as French President Emmanuel Macron stepping in with deft soft power to resolve tensions between Saudi Arabia and Lebanon. Less charitably, what Macron is really doing is giving cynical cover to […]

Zarif: Iran-Russia ties serve regional security

In a message to the opening of a conference marking five centuries of ties between Iran and Russia, held in Moscow on Wednesday, Zarif said a review of the long history of relations between Iran and Russia suggests that the two neighbors need to broaden and diversify their interaction. Enhancement of Tehran-Moscow relations would not […]

U.S. Senators urge al-Abadi to talk with Kurdistan’s Regional Government

nsnbc : Eight U.S.-American senators from both major parties have urged Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi to refrain from military solutions and to accept […]

Chavistas Take 17 Of 23 States In Venezuelan Regional Elections

Above Photo: (Credit AVN) CNE announces the victory of officialism in 17 states in the 2017 regional elections Google is blocking our site. Please use the social media sharing buttons (upper left) to share this on your social media and help us breakthrough. The United Socialist Party of Venezuela won 54 percent of the total vote, marking […]

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