Posts Tagged ‘regional’

Kazakhstan Riots: The Regional Dimensions & Implications

Kazakhstan’s riots, beginning just after new year’s Day have been called a failed color revolution and may have posed a threat to a number of regional powers, but how true are the claims that this was an anti-Russia Western conspiracy? The Collective Security Treaty Organisation (CSTO) quickly mobilized in the wake of violent protests in […]

Beijing opposes expanding nuclear talks to regional issues: Chinese professor

Beijing opposes expanding nuclear talks to regional issues: Chinese professor – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – A Chinese professor of Middle Eastern Studies at Shanghai International Studies University says that Beijing does not support the expansion of the Iran nuclear deal to all other regional issues. “Despite the U.S. attempts to bundle the Iranian nuclear issue with […]

UAE Charts a Path to Regional Leadership

Apart from making a defense deal – which came as a potential snub to the US’ dillydallying on the sale of the F-35s to Abu Dhabi – with France to purchase 80 state-of-the-art Rafael jets, the UAE is cosying up to Iran and Turkey as a means to place itself as a key player in […]

Iran accuses Israel of opposing regional dialogue

Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh has accused Israel of opposing regional dialogue and making efforts to thwart the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action nuclear agreement concluded between Tehran and world powers. Speaking to reporters on Monday, Khatibzadeh said that Tel Aviv has opposed the nuclear agreement from the beginning. He added, however, that […]

Tahnoon Bin Zayed Visits Tehran: Iran Is a Strong Regional Country, Boosting Ties with It UAE’s Priority

December 6, 2021 By Staff Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council Rear Admiral Ali Shamkhani received United Arab Emirates’ National Security Adviser Sheikh Tahnoon bin Zayed in which the two men discussed issues of mutual interest. The trip comes at Shamkhani’s official invitation, in which bin Zayed is to hold talks with high-level Iranian […]

Lifting ‘cruel’ sanctions will lead to stronger Iranian involvement in regional arrangements: FM

Lifting ‘cruel’ sanctions will lead to stronger Iranian involvement in regional arrangements: FM – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – Iran’s foreign minister on Wednesday expressed hope that a lifting of Washington’s “illegitimate” and “cruel” sanctions will lead to closer interactions between Iran and the 21-member Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA). “More than two decades of active work […]

Regional Voting Scrapped In Western Australian Upper House

Western Australia (WA) will no longer have equal representation by region following seismic reform to the state’s Legislative Council, or upper house, despite an election promise ruling out the possibility. Previously, WA’s upper house functioned similarly to that of the federal-level upper house, with population-differing regions represented equally. Specifically, WA saw its 6 electoral regions […]

Ansarullah’s capture of Ma’rib is a major regional turning point: Kandil

November 4, 2021 Description:  A short article by Nasser Qandil on the significance of the current battle for Ma’rib, a strategic Yemeni city currently held by pro-Saudi forces but which is reportedly on the verge of falling into the hands of forces led by the Ansarullah Houthis, a movement that is part of the Iran-led […]

“It’s A Crazy Mess” Regional Director Blows Whistle On Pfizer’s Vaccine Trial Data

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Email | RSS Welcome to The Daily Wrap Up, a concise show dedicated to bringing you the most relevant independent news, as we see it, from the last 24 hours (11/2/21). As always, take the information discussed in the video below and […]

Tunisia, Algeria discuss regional issues

Tunisia and Algeria are in complete agreement on all regional issues, Tunisian Foreign Minister, Othman Jerandi, said yesterday. Jerandi spoke following a meeting with Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune in Algiers. “I expressed to President Tebboune how much we respect and love Algeria and the Algerian people, as well as our attachment to the existing brotherly […]

Regional Carrier SkyWest Cancels 700 US Flights Over Technical Woes

Flight attendants talk in a nearly empty cabin on a Delta Airlines flight operated by SkyWest Airlines as travel has cutback, amid concerns of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), during a flight departing from Salt Lake City, Utah on April 11, 2020. (Jim Urquhart/Reuters) WASHINGTON—U.S. regional air carrier SkyWest Airlines cancelled about 700 flights because of […]

Scandinavian Airliners End Mask Requirement on Regional Flights; COVID Was Nothing More Than a TROJAN Horse For WorldWide Communism

By infostormer -October 17, 20210 Scandinavian countries including Sweden, Norway and Denmark have mostly decided to return to some level of sanity. As far as I understand, there has mostly been a return to pre-covid normality in these countries. Even their airliners are no longer requiring passengers to wear masks on regional flights. Meanwhile, other countries are […]

Pakistani Regional Influence is on the Rise

In recent months in the wake of the events in Afghanistan, Pakistan has conspicuously increased its regional influence, a fact noticed not only by the most active international actors, but also by Pakistan itself. Thus, on September, 22 at a business conference in Islamabad Pakistani Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Ahmed Chaudhry highlighted the […]

Imam Khamenei Urges Regional States to Prevent Foreign Intervention

 October 4, 2021 By Staff, Agencies Leader of the Islamic Revolution His Eminence Imam Sayyed Ali Khamenei said the interference of foreign actors in the region is a source of discord and damage, calling on the regional states to follow the example of Iran for power and rationality. Imam Khamenei praised Iran’s armed forces in […]

King of Jordan Takes Over Regional Settlement

After years of tension between Amman and Washington under former US President Donald Trump, and a change of administration in the White House, Jordan’s King Abdullah II has firmly established his own authority over the long stalled Middle East settlement, as well as over other regional issues. The tensions with Washington peaked in early 2020 […]

India reaches out to Russia to break out of regional isolation over Afghanistan

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov flanked by Taliban officials attending a conference on Afghanistan, Moscow, November 2018 The Indian establishment media hyped up Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s call with Russian President Vladimir Putin on August 24 in a desperate attempt to distract attention from Delhi’s abject isolation over the Afghanistan situation. The desperation to clutch […]

Mixed jabs, regional anomalies and helpline frustration: Welcome to Italy’s Green Pass nightmare

As of 6 August, the “Green Pass” immunity passport – officially “the COVID-19 Green Certificate” part of the EU Digital COVID Certificate scheme – is mandatory in a variety of public spaces across Italy. For the vast majority of Italians who have been vaccinated against COVID-19, obtaining the Green Pass has been as simple as […]

Saudi and Western Ponzi-Scheme vs. Regional Geopolitical Realities

The more you read, and read again, the same material but with the titles changed, the more disillusioned you become. It is as if the pundits just don’t get it, even to the extent of calling the South Caucasus part of Europe. In that particular case even Wikipedia is more accurate than most: Transcaucasia, also […]

The SCO Devises a ‘Regional Approach’ to Afghanistan

Even though the US withdrawal from Afghanistan was expected to make the Afghan war less ‘international’, this has been far from the case. Contrary to the projections, even ‘civil war’ in Afghanistan has an international dimension, not because some international actors are militarily involved in it, but mainly because the fallout could destabilise the whole […]

UAE-Saudi Rift Proves Abu Dhabi Seeking To Assert Itself As Regional Power

Oil prices have spiked to a 6 year high, as OPEC+ cancels meeting over Saudi-UAE dispute, possibly leading to further tensions between the two Persian Gulf allied regimes, but why now are the two at loggerheads? An OPEC plan, set forward to extend the deadline of an oil output cut to the end of 2022, […]

Why is the US Creating a Nexus of Regional Instability around Afghanistan?

After more than 19 years of its failed war against the Taliban, the Americans’ rushed withdrawal from Afghanistan is looking a lot like the situation in Saigon in 1975, following the US defeat in the Vietnam war. In addition to the departure of US troops, Washington is also saying there’s a possibility that it will […]

French Far-Right Party Loses In Country’s Regional Elections

PARIS (AP) — Mainstream candidates delivered a stinging setback to France’s far right in regional elections on Sunday, thwarting its hopes of winning control of a region for the first time and slowing its momentum ahead of the presidential contest next year. The Ifop polling agency estimated that the far right National Rally accrued no […]

Saudia’s Economic Transformation Eyes Riyadh’s Regional Dominance

With Saudi Arabia’s ‘Vision 2030’ already in full motion, it has become increasingly clear that the purpose of this massive and multi-billion dollar economic transformation plan is not just to transform and diversify Saudia’s oil-dependent economy; rather a cardinal objective of this plan is to restore Saudia Arabia’s central position within the Gulf/Arab world. Until […]

US ‘Seizes’ Iranian And Other Regional News Sites

Above Photo: Press TV. Cites ‘disinformation’ and ‘national security threats.’ The move has been criticized by activists as an attempt by the US government to censor unfavorable content, an attack on the freedom of the press, and a deliberate act of hostility. On Tuesday, June 22, the US government “seized” several news websites, alleging their […]

Foreign regional leaders congratulate Iran’s president-elect Raeisi

Foreign regional leaders congratulate Iran’s president-elect Raeisi – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – Russian President Vladimir Putin sent a message on Saturday congratulating the election of Ebrahim Raeisi as the president of the Islamic Republic of Iran. “Dear Mr. Seyyed Ebrahim Raeisi, the president-elect of the Islamic Republic of Iran, accept my sincere congratulations on the election […]

Islamic Jihad: Next Jerusalem battle will be ‘regional war’

The next battle over Jerusalem will be a “regional war”, a senior member of the Islamic Jihad Movement’s political bureau warned yesterday. “It is enough to hear five prominent leaders in the region expressing their readiness to defend Jerusalem,” Khaled Al-Batsh told reporters. He described those forces as “capable of waging war and leading a […]

What Remains of the Iraqi Regional Branch of the Ba’ath Party?

Before being overthrown by the Americans and their allies in 2003, Saddam Hussein, who ruled Iraq singlehandedly for 24 years, led the Iraqi branch of the Arab Socialist Ba’ath Party, which played a crucial role in the life of every Iraqi. What was the renown of Saddam Hussein like among the people, and why did […]

First United Nations World Tourism Organisation regional office opens in Riyadh

The first United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) regional office has opened in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Secretary General, Zurab Pololikashvili, was joined by Saudi Minister of Tourism, Ahmed Al-Khateeb, and Princess Haifa Al-Saud, Deputy Minister of Tourism, Saudi Arabia, to inaugurate the hub that will co-ordinate initiatives across 13 countries in the Middle East. “It […]

Zakani: JCPOA only limited to nuclear issue and not regional or defensive capabilities

Zakani: JCPOA only limited to nuclear issue and not regional or defensive capabilities – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN — Speaking at a press conference on Saturday, Alireza Zakani, a presidential candidate, responded to many questions, including his foreign policy, possibility of sealing another JCPOA that would be “longer” and “stronger” as mentioned by the Europeans. Zakani began […]

Sayyed Nasrallah: Attacking Al-Quds Means Regional War, Gaza Victory Strategic

25/05/2021 Source [embedded content] Zeinab Essa Beirut-Hezbollah Secretary General His Eminence Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah delivered on Tuesday a speech marking the “the Resistance and liberation Day”. At the beginning of his speech, His Eminence revealed that he has been sick for the past 2 weeks. He further congratulated the Lebanese people on May 25th liberation […]

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