Houthis concerned that US targeted their ship

The Houthis have been searching for a missing ship that “disappeared” in the Red Sea, according to reports at the UAE-based Al-Ain media. “For the third day, the Houthis are mobilizing their groups, patrols and reconnaissance drones in the Red Sea in search of a missing boat carrying ‘valuable catch’ that was scheduled to … Read more

Three Israelis arrested on suspicion of spying for Iran

Security forces have arrested three citizens suspected of conducting security activities under the direction of Iranian intelligence. The investigation revealed that one of the suspects, a 21-year-old from Beit Shemesh, was in contact with a Telegram profile named “Anna Elena,” being asked to perform various tasks in Israel, including hanging posters and planting money. … Read more

Netanyahu meets on Israel’s 2025 budget amid economic challenges – Israel Politics

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and senior economic officials held their first high level meeting on the 2025 state budget on Monday that they seek to be approved by parliament by the end of 2024. Bank of Israel Governor Amir Yaron, Finance Minister Bezalel Smotrich, the director general of the finance ministry and Netanyahu’s economic … Read more

Bashar Assad likely to remain in power after Syrian elections

This week, the Syrian regime is holding elections for the parliament. The system in Syria, like other authoritarian regimes in the region, is a form of election that is neither free nor fair. Yet they do have influence because the elections enable the regime to claim victory and then use the parliament to rubber-stamp … Read more

UKMTO says they received report of two incidents off Yemen’s Hodeidah

Two vessels came under attack on Monday in the Red Sea off Yemen’s port city of Hodeidah, with one ship reporting it had sustained some damage, Britain’s maritime agency said. A vessel 97 nautical miles northwest of Hodeidah was attacked by an uncrewed surface vessel that hit its port side, causing some damage and … Read more

Syria’s Assad says will only meet with Turkey if ‘core’ issues addressed

Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad said on Monday he would only meet Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan if the two countries could focus on the core issues of Ankara’s support for “terrorism” and the pullout of Turkish forces from Syrian territory. “The problem is not the meeting, but its content,” a video clip released by the … Read more

Aerial strike targets vehicle on Lebanese-Syrian border

Prominent Syrian pro-regime businessman Baraa Katerji was killed in an alleged Israeli air strike near the Lebanese-Syrian border on Monday, three security sources told Reuters. Earlier on Monday, according to Israeli media, citing Lebanese and Syrian reports, a vehicle was targeted in a strike on the Lebanese-Syrian border. A Hezbollah commander was killed in … Read more

Former Mossad head announces no intention of entering politics – Israel Politics

Former Mossad director Yossi Cohen has decided not to enter politics at this time, the Jerusalem Post has independently confirmed. Channel 12 first reported the news, which came after speculation that has gone on and off since Cohen retired as Mossad chief in mid-2021. Cohen has been either the most well-known or among the … Read more

Reza Pahlavi encourages UK to list IRGC as terrorist organization

The Iranian Islamic regime is “rattled, weak and desperate,” said Reza Pahlavi, exiled Crown Prince and last Shah of Iran, in an op-ed in the British publication The Telegraph over the weekend in which he discussed the role of Britain in bringing about the end of the regime, the imperativeness of listing the IRGC … Read more

Taliban detains two US citizens for breaking Afghan laws

The Afghan Taliban confirmed on Sunday that two US citizens are currently being detained for violations of Afghan laws. The US State Department recently reported that three American citizens are currently imprisoned in Afghanistan. According to media reports, a department spokesperson identified the detained individuals as George Glezmann, Mahmood Habibi, and Ryan Corbett, who … Read more