1028 articles tagged "Iran"
Iran is on board new US-Russia truce deal in Syria
DEBKAfile Special Report July 8, 2017

“The United States, Russia and regional countries reached a ceasefire deal in southwestern Syria,” a US official said on Friday, July 7 after Presidents Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin ended their hotly-anticipated first encounter in Hamburg. He was referring to Iran and its consent to a ceasefire going into effect Sunday, July 9. debkafile: This was a significant breakthrough in one the most volatile fronts of the six-year Syrian war with direct impact on Israeli and Jordanian security. 

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Syria Tops Trump-Putin Agenda, But Iran Wrecks Hopes of an Agreed Solution
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report July 6, 2017

The deconfliction zones plan turns into a deal-breaker rather than a deal-maker.

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Russia's Astana peace forum for Syria runs aground
Astana Peace Talks Fail over Syrian Safe Zones
DEBKAfile Special Report July 5, 2017

The Astana conference quickly broke down when Iran and Turkey rejected the formula for a deconfliction zones on Syria’s borders with Iraq, Jordan and Israel, 

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Syrian tank in the south
Syria declares truce before Trump-Putin talks
DEBKAfile Special Report July 3, 2017

 Moscow likely twisted Assad’s arm for a ceasefire in the south Monday July 3 in advance of the first Trump-Putin meeting in Hamburg and discussion of deconfliction zones in Syria.

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Iran Gets a Free Ride into Syria from Mattis’ Focus on ISIS
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 29, 2017

CENTCOM: “If Assad want to fight ISIS in Abu Kamal [Syrian Iraqi border], then that would be welcomed.”

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Turkey Joins Iran’s Anti-US Ranks on Burning Regional Issues
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 29, 2017

Turkish and Iranian supplies to Doha stiffen Qatar’s stance against the Saudi-led Arab boycott.

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Washington Speaks with Two Voices on Qatar Crisis. Doha’s Elders Take Charge
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 29, 2017

The deposed emir Hamad bin Khalifa al Thani and his wife are back in the saddle.

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Damascus Reaches out to Jerusalem for a Deal - First Time in Seven-Year War
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 15, 2017

He asks Israel not to intervene in Syria’s battles near its border. No guarantees for Iranian or Hizballah restraint.

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Evacuated casualties from Iranian parliament
ISIS attacks Iranian parliament, shrine of Khomeini
DEBKAfile Special Report June 7, 2017

At least 12 deaths are reported in ISIS’ first ever attack in Teheran, targeting the key sites of Iran’s parliament and tomb of Islamic Republic’s founder Imam Khomeini. It was carried out by a band of terrorist gunmen and suicide bombers. 

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Qatar under Arab boycott for scheming with Iran
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 5, 2017

Qatar has come under a far-reaching boycott at the hands of the most powerful Arab governments for taking Iran’s side against its Sunni Arab fellows - the most serious diplomatic crisis to hit the Arab world in many years.
 

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Iran Blows a Hole in Mattis’ Campaign to Block Its Iraqi-Syrian Corridor
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 1, 2017

Decision-making falters in the White House, giving Iran free rein for a blitzkrieg.

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Moscow Acts to Ward off Major US-Iranian Clash over Syria’s Borders
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 1, 2017

Putin is still maneuvering for US cooperation towards resolving the Syrian crisis.

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What Does Merkel Plan to Do after Booting Anglo Allies?
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 1, 2017

After dumping the strongest NATO allies, will she turn to expanding the German army?

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Saudi-UAE Ultimatum to Qatar: Cut Ties with Iran, Muslim Brothers, Hamas
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 1, 2017

Saudi-UAE ultimatum: Cut ties with Iran, Muslim Brothers and Hamas, or else…

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Badr Brigades fully kitted out for battle
Powerful pro-Iran Badr Brigades to enter Syria
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report May 31, 2017

Hadi al-Amiri, commander of the strongest Iraqi Shiite militia, the Badr Brigades, said Wednesday, May 31, that his forces are preparing to enter Syria. The advanced combat capabilities of this powerful Iranian-led militia, would tilt the Syrian war strongly in Iran’s favor, with alarming ramifications for the US, Israel and Jordan. 

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Russian siege on Raqqa, distant from US troops
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report May 27, 2017

Russian President Vladimir Putin acted to strengthen the military alliance he had set up with Iran and Turkey for working together in Syria - as a counterweight to President Donald Trump’s spectacular success in forging a Sunni Arab bloc during his four days in the Middle East. It was a tough call. He decided to impose a siege on ISIS-held Raqqa in the north to counterbalance US troops in the south, without provoking a clash.

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Putin - Outfaced by Trump’s New Sunni Bloc – Conducts Strategic Troop Movements in Syria
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report May 25, 2017

Putin reacts by moving Russian troops to within range of US-held Syrian-Iraqi border crossing.

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Iran Wants Clear Russian Answers for Wrecking Trump’s Mid East Plans
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report May 25, 2017

An emissary from Tehran asks how far Russia will go against the US military in Syria.

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Trump: Iran must disarm militias, never gain nuke
DEBKAfile Special Report May 22, 2017

debkafile:  Donald Trump once again rebutted media evaluations of his trip to Israel as a demonstration of friendship without real content. Very shortly after his arrival, he stood up at the president’sl residence in Jerusalem and delivered a string of important policy statements and new revelations:

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Trump Launches 8-Nation Operation to Block Iran’s Takeover of Syrian-Iraqi Border. ISIS Left for Later
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report May 18, 2017

More than 3,000 elite troops are deployed for Trump’s first military initiative to block Iran.

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