Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Sunday the armed forces should increase their combat capability regardless of political considerations, in an apparent allusion to continuing nuclear talks with the West aimed at easing tension in the Middle East. “Given our vast maritime borders and the enemy’s huge investments in this area, our armed […]
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Saturday the U.S. military needs to boost its commitment and investment in technological research and development in order to stay ahead of current and emerging threats across the world. Hagel announced a Defense Innovation Initiative during his speech at the Reagan National Defense Forum that will ask “the brightest minds […]
Iranian envoy Mohammad Fathali expressed hope on Saturday that the Lebanese government could overcome obstacles to facilitate the arms transfer from Iran to Lebanon. “We want to develop ties in a way that does not embarrass the Lebanese government. We thought it was our duty to stand by Lebanon in these difficult circumstances,” Fathali told […]
Despite denials the government of Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki of smuggling arms to the regime of Syrian president Bashar al Assad regime, sources told the Future TV that militants in the Al Anbar province in western Iraq seized on Saturday after clashes with armed groups, a huge shipment of weapons which was en route to […]
ANTAKYA, Turkey — A surge of rebel advances in Syria is being fueled at least in part by an influx of heavy weaponry in a renewed effort by outside powers to arm moderates in the Free Syrian Army, according to Arab and rebel officials. The new armaments, including anti-tank weapons and recoilless rifles, have been […]
Secretary of State John Kerry said Friday that the United States is evaluating new options to halt Syria’s civil war, but he refused to weigh into administration debates over whether to arm the rebels fighting President Bashar Assad’s regime.
UN sanctions experts are investigating the Yemeni government’s claims that Iran supplied rockets and explosives seized from a ship last month, diplomats said Thursday. The case was raised at a UN Security Council meeting
MP Ali Fayad who represents Hezbollah in the parliament rejected on Wednesday the link between resistance ( Hezbollah ) arms and the electoral law which is based on proportionality calling the link ” not credible ” and accusing the opposition of using the link as an excuse to reject the law
Lebanon’s largest opposition parliamentary group the Future Movement bloc said on Tuesday that it rejects the cabinet’s proposed electoral law which is based on proportionality, especially at this “particular” phase.
Russia has reportedly proposed to the Syrian opposition replacing Syrian president Bashar al Assad with General Ali Mamlouk – the chief of Syrian national security in a peaceful settlement aimed at ending the unrest in Syria, according to a