Iran: GCC can count on UK as anti-Iran threat ally, PM May

Speaking at the 37th Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Summit, British Prime Minister Theresa May assured the Gulf States that the United Kingdom is “fully committed” to the strategic partnership between them. She stated that she is “clear-eyed about the threat” Read more

Iran Begins Mass Production of Missiles, Rockets

Iran announced the beginning of what could be mass production for its Fajr-3, fajr-5, Falaq-1, Falaq-2 missiles and Fateh rockets as Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan inaugurated a production line of military fuses. The country has developed several missiles Read more

Iran Threatens to Close Strait of Hormuz

Brigadier general Hossein Salami, deputy commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC,) has warned that Iran will react to threats against it in the Strait of Hormuz by closing the passage. Salami who was directing his message at the Read more

Yemen: Direct Talks Suspended after al-Amaliqa Military Base Takeover

The Yemeni government has “suspended its participation” in the ongoing talks with the Houthi Movement in Kuwait “because of the continued violations by rebels and their takeover of Al-Amaliqa base.” Foreign Minister and head of the delegation to the negotiation, Read more

Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030, a Broad Reform Plan

Saudi Arabia will embark on a broad reform plan meant to diversify the country’s economy beyond dependence on oil exports, state media reported on Monday. The plan, known as Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030, was approved Monday by the Saudi cabinet. Read more