Brexit: did it favour the UK and its foreign policy?

The contemporary, especially the second decade of the 21st century, is causing immense changes around the world, especially in foreign policies. Before delving deeper we should have a brief introduction that how the foreign policies can be seen through two structural prisms. Firstly, the foreign policies around the world are severely affected by the US-China… Continue reading Brexit: did it favour the UK and its foreign policy?

Flurry of Sunni Triangle ops sparks questions over Islamic State

Mar 16, 2021 ERBIL, Iraqi Kurdistan — Mass killings, together with ones through which attackers wore army apparel, and counterterrorism operations on a near-daily foundation have revived considerations about an oft-prophesized Islamic State (IS) “resurgence” in areas northwest of Baghdad. While many analysts say low-level insurgency might proceed for fairly a while with out this resulting in any… Continue reading Flurry of Sunni Triangle ops sparks questions over Islamic State

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards tout new missile base in help of navy

Mar 15, 2021 Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) revealed what it mentioned was a brand new underground missile base able to conducting digital warfare in help of the nation’s navy, state-run tv reported. The subterranean “missile city” homes each ballistic and cruise missiles that can help Iran’s navy, IRGC commander Maj. Gen. Hossein Salami… Continue reading Iran’s Revolutionary Guards tout new missile base in help of navy

Oman bans fashionable chat app Clubhouse

Mar 15, 2021 Oman has banned the audio-chat telephone software Clubhouse. The fashionable cell app, which options unfiltered and comparatively unregulated conversations, not too long ago got here into large use all through the Middle East.  The sultanate’s telecommunications authorities confirmed they minimize off entry to the favored cell app, The Associated Press reported on Monday.  Clubhouse is… Continue reading Oman bans fashionable chat app Clubhouse

Baghdad’s Mustansiriya Madrassa prepared for World Heritage List

Mar 13, 2021 Iraq’s Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Antiquities introduced Feb. 5 the launch of the rehabilitation venture for Mustansiriya Madrassa, a historic college constructing established within the capital Baghdad through the Abbasid Caliphate in 1230. The ministry refutes the information of restorations within the historic construction which will hurt its historic worth. Recent pictures had unfold of 4 sewage pipes penetrating the… Continue reading Baghdad’s Mustansiriya Madrassa prepared for World Heritage List

Khamenei stands defiant on Iran’s regional navy presence

Mar 11, 2021 Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei claimed that the Islamic Republic’s presence in nations reminiscent of Iraq and Syria is just not for navy management, however somewhat for “advisory” help. “We are there to support sovereign governments at their own behest,” he mentioned, rejecting the US depiction of Iran as a “destabilizing” issue. Khamenei… Continue reading Khamenei stands defiant on Iran’s regional navy presence

Kurdish stamp commemorating pope’s go to to Erbil followers Turkish conspiracy fears

Mar 10, 2021 Turkey lashed out at Iraq’s Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Wednesday over its plans to print a commemorative stamp to mark Pope Francis’ March 7 go to to Erbil, the final leg of his historic tour of Iraq. Ankara was livid as a result of the stamp featured a map of Iraqi Kurdistan that… Continue reading Kurdish stamp commemorating pope’s go to to Erbil followers Turkish conspiracy fears

Egypt seeks to show into regional hub for electrical energy provide

Mar 10, 2021 Egypt’s Minister of Electricity Mohammed Shaker not too long ago introduced his nation’s readiness to extend the capability of the electrical energy interconnection line between Egypt and Libya to as much as 450 megawatts (MW) and much more within the near future. In a press release to Masrawy newspaper March 2, Shaker… Continue reading Egypt seeks to show into regional hub for electrical energy provide

US hits Iranian officers with travel restriction over ‘gross human rights violations’

Mar 9, 2021 The Biden administration on Tuesday slapped travel restrictions on two Iranian officers accused of “gross violations of human rights” of their roles as interrogators for Tehran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC). Ali Hemmatian and Masoud Safdari and their fast households are barred from coming into the United States for his or her alleged involvement in “torture… Continue reading US hits Iranian officers with travel restriction over ‘gross human rights violations’

Egypt seeks land route with Jordan, Iraq to spice up commerce

Mar 9, 2021 CAIRO — Egypt’s Minister of Transport Kamel al-Wazir and Jordan’s Ambassador to Cairo Amjad Adaileh met in Cairo on March 1 to debate bilateral relations. The two officers additionally pressured the significance of a protocol signed beforehand between the 2 international locations and Iraq to function a land route to move passengers between… Continue reading Egypt seeks land route with Jordan, Iraq to spice up commerce