No War with US despite Tensions: Iran LeaderLeader of Iran Ayatollah Sayyed Ali Khamenei ruled out on Tuesday the possibility of war between the United States and Islamic Republic despite heightened tensions between the two sides, saying Washington knows engaging in such a conflict would not be in its interest.
Google, Intel, Qualcomm Cut Ties with HuaweiSome American corporations, including Alphabet Inc’s Google, Qualcomm and Intel reportedly have begun implementing President Donald Trump’s executive order that declared Chinese tech giant Huawei a national security risk.
Turkey to Receive Both Russian S-400, American F-35: ErdoganTurkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday US will ‘sooner or later’ have to reconcile the reality and understand that his country’s purchase of Russian S-400 systems is a done deal, suggesting that Ankara will also receive American F-35 fighter jets.
Ansarullah Movement together with members of the allied popular resistance committees have seized a Saudi military base in the al-Makhrouq region of the southwestern Saudi province of Najran late Monday.
Alwaght- With the advent of ISIS and development of its capabilities in re-drawing the old borders of the West Asian countries, especially after extending its activities to Iraq and approaching the borders of Jordan and Saudi Arabia, the member states of the Persian Gulf Cooperation Council (PGCC) began to fight back ISIS. However, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait, more than other member states perceive ISIS as a dire threat. For this reason, most of the PGCC member states joined a US-backed coalition against ISIS. This approach, however, pursued two different objectives. First, they dismissed the allegation about giving support to ISIS and similar organizations in Syria and Iraq. Besides, together with the United States and the West, they marginalized the shared interests of the West and Iran in fighting ISIS, and introduced themselves as the leading anti-ISIS countries.
Alwaght- One-year vacuum in the Lebanon's presidency has declined the country's ability to deal with increasing security, economic and social challenges, the UN Special Coordinator for Lebanon, Sigrid Kaag, warned on Monday.
Alwaght- In an armed attack at around 9 am on May 26 in a restaurant in the southern province of Adana, Elif Doğan Türkmen as Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) deputy candidate was wounded.
Alwaght- Attacking Yemen in the recent weeks revealed that Saudi is becoming less and less hopeful to achieve its desired goals in this country because not only the Yemeni army, Ansarullah movement and popular committees did not retreat from their positions, but also they have made significant advances in several eastern and western regions of Yemen. Consequently, Saudi and its allies that made any endeavor to force Ansarullah to retreat from its positions, are now trying to make Ansarullah sit down to the negotiation table and resume talks. Saudi’s shifting stance indicates that it’s looking for a way out of the Yemeni crisis and it seems that Saudi and its allies will agree to end this crisis through the third-party mediation in the near future. Therefore, the developments resulting from Saudi and its allies’ aggression in Yemen will have consequences that can be summarized as follows:
Alwaght- The US policies have resulted in deterioration of its allies trust. Some believe that the US does not have any ally; rather it has always dealt with its associates as tools to fulfill its interests. The US has lost its reputation due to its wrong policies and conflicts that are taking place within its sponsored governments. The US policy in Iraq that has been of high priority for the White House is an example of the US wrong policies towards its so-called allies. While, Washington claims that it is supporting Iraq, political experts familiar with Iraq events pint their fingers at the US government as the main reason behind Iraq's havoc.
Alwaght- Twenty-one Muslims in a Suicide attack claimed by Islamic State were killed in a mosque in Qatif last week and this disastrous event has intrigued a mass funeral in eastern Saudi Arabia to demand equality and denounce sectarianism.
Alwaght- In Memorial Day weekend shootings in Chicago, nine people were killed and thirty-six injured in a triple shooting across the state. Among those injured was a 4-year-old girl, shot in the head in the official start of summertime.
Alwaght- Malaysian authorities have found 139 graves – some with multiple bodies – and signs of torture, in more than two dozen squalid human trafficking camps suspected to have been used by gangs smuggling migrants in towns and villages bordering Thailand, the country's police chief said on Monday.
Alwaght- Issa Qarage, the head of the Fatah committee for prisoners, says that Israeli regime interrogators torture Palestinian prisoners and put them under pressure to make false confessions to attacks against Zionists.