Posts Tagged ‘regional’

Afghanistan and regional security in Central Asia

Having an important geostrategic position and being an essential link in the development of cooperation between Central and South Asia as well as in regional security issues, Afghanistan has attracted a lot of attention from its regional neighbors. The Central Asian countries, objectively interested in multifaceted cooperation with all their neighbors, see Afghanistan not only […]

“Intriguing” Prehistoric Silver Jewelry in Omani Tomb Evidence of Regional Trade

Several important archaeological discoveries that shed light on ancient trade settlements in the Oman region have been unearthed by nearly a decade of excavations at a site from the early Bronze Age in Oman. This list includes the remains of floorplans, warehouses, administrative buildings, ritual buildings, a tomb, industrial infrastructure for processing copper ore, and […]

“Intriguing” Prehistoric Silver Jewelry in Omani Tomb Evidence of Regional Trade

Several important archaeological discoveries that shed light on ancient trade settlements in the Oman region have been unearthed by nearly a decade of excavations at a site from the early Bronze Age in Oman. This list includes the remains of floorplans, warehouses, administrative buildings, ritual buildings, a tomb, industrial infrastructure for processing copper ore, and […]

Turkey-Libya gas deal exacerbates regional situation

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, who was visiting Tripoli on October 3, signed with Najla Mangoush, Foreign Minister of the Government of National Unity (GoNU), memoranda on cooperation between the two countries in the oil and gas sector, including joint exploration. The deals were also signed by the North African country’s Minister of Economy and […]

CDC, WHO, Uganda To Host Regional Meeting As Ebola Spreads

The current Ebola outbreak in central Uganda has a “very high” 69% case fatality rate, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said. Source

UN chief affirms Iran’s position on regional dialogue

TEHRAN — Continuing his consultations on the fourth day of his trip to New York, Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi met with Antonio Guterres, the Secretary General of the United Nations on Thursday. During the meeting, the president emphasized the importance of the UN’s position in giving nations a role to solve their problems and prevent […]

Regional Australian Towns Brace for More Flooding

Regional towns in the Australian state of New South Wales are bracing for more rain and flooding after major rivers broke their banks, inundating rural areas and sparking flood rescues. The State Emergency Service said water reached five low-lying houses at Gunnedah, in the state’s northwest, on Sunday, when the Namoi River peaked at just […]

Electric Cars Unable to Go the Distance: Regional MPs

Australian MPs representing rural and suburban seats are arguing against the Labor government’s plan to introduce tax incentives to spur electric vehicle (EV) sales in the country. Nationals MP Barnaby Joyce said for many voters in his electorate of New England, a vast expanse of northern New South Wales, EVs were too expensive and impractical […]

Erdogan calls for regional stability on day two of Balkan trip

“I hope there is a positive and sustainable acceleration because the Balkans cannot tolerate this kind of problem anymore.”

Snowy Monaro Regional Council corruption exposed – mainstream media silent

New South Wales’ Snowy Monaro Regional Council is corrupt to the core where it should be razed to the ground. In fact ALL councils in the colony have no lawful standing, as they are not departments of the state as per the Commonwealth of Australia Constitution Act 1900 (UK), but that is another topic altogether. […]

Zionist regime cannot accept regional, global security: Iranian envoy

TEHRAN- An Iranian representative believes Tel Aviv’s destructive demand that Britain reject the accord demonstrates that the illegitimate regime cannot tolerate peace and security anywhere as Israel steps up its attempts to scuttle negotiations aimed at restoring the Iran nuclear deal. Mahdi Hosseini Matin, Iran’s charge d’affaires in London, said on his Twitter account on […]

Housing Market in Regional Australia Continues to Grow While Prices Fall in Capital Cities

Regional South Australia has seen its housing market reach a new peak, with property prices in the area hitting “significant growth” as home prices continue to fall across the country, according to PropTrack’s latest report. Meanwhile, Adelaide was the last capital city to record a price fall this year, making it the strongest performing capital […]

Iran calls for regional dialogue including Saudi Arabia and Turkiye

The head of the Strategic Council for Foreign Policies in Iran, Kamal Kharazi, called yesterday for regional dialogue with Saudi Arabia, Turkiye, Egypt and Qatar to resolve political and security differences in the region, Anadolu has reported. Kharazi is a senior adviser to Iran's Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. He told Al Jazeera that Qatar […]

Biden’s ‘Jerusalem Declaration’ is no direct path to ‘robust regional infrastructure’

US President Joe Biden has confirmed what I said in my article last week that a person does not need to be a Jew to be a Zionist. His speech at Ben Gurion Airport was a declaration of his Zionist affiliation as he stood on the same land that was usurped by the advocates of […]

Biden’s Middle East Visit Undermines Regional Security

US President Joe Biden’s visit to the Middle East has signaled disaster for regional security and affirmed that Washington is seeking to escalate tensions, rather than favor dialogue and compromise. Upon landing in Ben Gurion airport last Wednesday, the US head of State opened his address to the Israelis by not addressing any of the […]

Biden’s visit to Saudi Arabia ups risk of regional war — but U.S. media miss the story

By focusing on Joe Biden’s personal relations with the murderous Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the American media is missing the much larger story. The U.S., with Israel’s encouragement, could be forming a dangerous anti-Iran military alliance along with the Saudis. Such a Washington/Tel Aviv/Riyadh agreement, masquerading as a “regional security” deal, raises the […]

“BRICS membership could be Raisi’s biggest post-regional foreign policy achievement”

TEHRAN — Abdollah Sohrabi, assistant to the Iranian foreign minister, has told Iran’s state radio that if Iran’s membership request to the BRICS secretariat is accepted, then this will mark the most important post-regional achievement of President Ebrahim Raisi in his foreign policy. Source

Jordan backs down from regional NATO idea, says all Arabs want good ties with Iran

TEHRAN — The Jordanian foreign minister has stressed that there has been no discussion of forming a military alliance in the region with the presence of the Israeli regime, saying this was not also on the agenda of the U.S. president’s visit to the region in mid-July. Source

Egypt and Saudi Arabia have mutual understanding on ‘regional threats’

Egypt said on Tuesday that talks between President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman reflected a "mutual understanding" about efforts to confront regional threats to security and stability, Anadolu has reported. The agency said that Al-Sisi met Bin Salman in Cairo where the Egyptian president reiterated his country's commitment to the […]

Israel Admits Assassinating IRGC Member, Risks “Regional Explosion”

According to a report released by the New York Times, unnamed Israeli officials have admitted Tel Aviv’s role in the assassination of an Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corp (IRGC) member. With Iran vowing revenge, how may this add to the threat of war this Sunday when Israeli settlers attempt to desecrate Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem? […]

Is Israel Triggering Regional War With Attacks On Lebanon?

Last month a ‘Grad rocket’ was fired from southern Lebanon into an Israeli open area. Although no group claimed responsibility, Israel quickly took action and launched around 50 strikes into Lebanese territory. The question is, does this moment mark the beginning of a regional war with Israel? A single rocket was said to have been […]

Is The US Pressuring Jordan To Fall In Line With Its Regional Vision?

Jordan’s Prince Hamza bin Al-Hussein, the former Crown Prince of the Hashemite Kingdom has relinquished his royal status in protest of the country’s current policies. Although this may seem harmless, the timing of the move may indeed say a lot about the meaning of such a move and what it signals for the future of […]

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 […]

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