Continuing Cooperation on Afghanistan
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US Defense Chief Meets Amir of Qatar, Discusses Continuing Cooperation on Afghanistan

US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin on Monday (local time) met with Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, Amir of Qatar, and discussed shared regional security interests, including continued cooperation on Afghanistan. “Secretary of Defense Lloyd…
Iran-Saudi Reconciliation
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Iran-Saudi Reconciliation: A Precondition for the Expulsion of Foreign Forces from the Region

by: Dr. Azam Mollai, Researcher in International Relations , MIDDLE EAST EXPERT After the severance of diplomatic relations between Iran and Saudi Arabia in December 2015, relations between the two countries experienced various ups and downs.…
Stop Yemen War
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Iran Once Again Urges UN to Act Immediately To Stop Yemen War, End Inhumane Blockade of Country

The Iranian foreign minister’s senior aide for special political affairs has once again urged the United Nations to take immediate action to end the war launched on the impoverished Yemeni nation by the Saudi-led military coalition. Ali Asghar…
Agreement in Vienna

Iran’s Will for Agreement in Vienna Proven, Says President

Iranian PresidentIranian President Ebrahim Raisi said that his country has proven its will and determination to reach an agreement in the diplomatic endeavors in Vienna on the restoration of the 2015 nuclear deal. Raisi made the remarks in…
American Woman Arrested

American Woman Arrested, Allegedly Trained Women of ISIS

A Kansas woman was charged with providing material support to ISIS, according to charges unsealed by the Justice Department on Friday night. On six separate occasions between 2014 and 2017, authorities say Allison Fluke-Ekren, 42, allegedly…
Selling Babies for Food
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Afghanistan: UN Calls for Funds for Families to Stop Selling Babies for Food

The Taliban must recognize "the fundamental human rights of women and girls" and Afghan funds must be released so that families do not need to sell "babies to buy food", the United Nations Secretary-General said. These calls by António Guterres…
Release of US Hostage
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Biden Calls For Release of US Hostage, a Navy Veteran, In Afghanistan

President Joe Biden on Sunday called for the release of U.S. Navy veteran Mark Frerichs, who was taken hostage in Afghanistan nearly two years ago. Frerichs, a civil engineer and contractor from Lombard, Illinois, was kidnapped in January 2020…