1001 articles tagged "Iran"
Iran Sneaks Behind Russia’s Back to Steal the Syrian Show
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report February 9, 2017

Iran is building shadow institutions in Damascus ready to sabotage Russian positions.

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Israel’s inaction in Syria may open Golan to Iran
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report February 6, 2017

Since Netanyahu's rhetoric is not backed by military action, Israel has little say in what happens next in Syria, and little clout for keeping Iran and Hizballah out of the Golan.

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US special operations forces in Yemen
Yemen shapes up for US-Iran military clash
DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis February 5, 2017

Eight armies are fighting for dominance in Yemen. Iranian Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) elements, most acting as advisers to the Houthi rebels, intervene actively from time to time. A US special forces intervention cannot be ruled out.

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Trump: New Iran sanctions, USS Cole to Red Sea
DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis February 3, 2017

A fresh round of sanctions was followed by the posting of the USS Cole to the Red Sea. Tehran or its Middle East proxies, such as the Lebanese Hizballah, may well hit back in Syria or by limited military strikes against US allies, Riyadh and Tel Aviv.

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Surprise Zigzag: Trump and Saudi King Agree to Test Iran on Détente - First
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report February 2, 2017

Last attempt to bring Iran round from aggression to dialogue and saved from US punishment.

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Russia wins Eritrean Base Facing China’s Rising Naval Outpost in Djibouti
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report February 2, 2017

The Assab base is a link in Russia’s network of military bases in Syria and Libya.

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Trump’s NSC Shakes up World Regional Map to Reflect New Orientations
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report February 2, 2017

His political and security orientation is reflected in a North African and Mid East reshuffle.

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Trump’s Landmark Decision to Join Forces with Russia – First in Syria
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report January 26, 2017

The US and Russia will start their collaboration in Syria to test how it works for other places.

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Putin Picks up Trump’s Ball, Pushes Iran out of Syria at Astana Conference
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report January 26, 2017

This was the highlight of the Astana conference which few reported.

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Mystery blasts in Damascus: Syria accuses Israel
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report January 13, 2017

There were two unclaimed explosions in Damascus overnight Thursday and early Friday (Jan.12-13) – one at an officers club in Damascus and the second at Mezzeh airport, which Syria alleged was the work of the new Israeli S-35 stealth aircraft firing across the border from a point over the Sea of Galilee. There was no claim to either of the attacks.

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Saudis Remit $3 Billion to Lebanese President Aoun to Win Him Away from Tehran
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report January 12, 2017

The delivery timeline depends on how fast he distances himself from Iran and Hizballah.

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Syria ready for truce, Assad stays, US is left out
DEBKAfile Special Report December 29, 2016

The Russian-Turkish initiative brings the Syria war the closest it has ever been to conclusion. Its success will be tested by a ceasefire at midnight on Thursday, Sept. 29, and the coming peace talks in Kazakhstan.

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Who’s afraid of Donald Trump in the Middle East?
DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis December 19, 2016

Not much can be ascertained about President-elect Donald Trump’s future Middle East policies except that they will be different from those of Barack Obama – especially on Iran. His global stance will certainly not be shaped in Moscow.

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Trump Primed for Iran: Swallow Tough Nuclear Terms, Get out of Iraq and Syria
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report December 15, 2016

It will be much tougher and non-negotiable. Iranian forces to be forced out of Iraq and Syria.

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Turkey Provokes Head-to-Heads with Iran, Its Proxies and ISIS
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report December 15, 2016

Erdogan is looking for a fight with the Iraqi Shiites and in trouble with ISIS in Syria.

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Russia and Iran Secretly Connive to Promote Taliban
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report December 8, 2016

They seek to undermine the Afghan government and NATO ops against ISIS.

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Gen. James Mattis in Kabul
Marine Gen James Mattis is next US Defense Secy
DEBKAfile Special Report December 2, 2016

Retired Marine General James Mattis, 66, whom President-elect Donald Trump has picked as his secretary of defense, is famous for his rough-and-tough stance toward America’s adversaries.  

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Trump Transition Team Bids for Obama’s Hands-off in Syria and Iraq
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report November 24, 2016

His transition team asks Obama’s White House for its hands-off in Syria and Iraq.

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Clinton and Trump offer diverse ME scenarios
DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis November 1, 2016

Whoever is elected US president on Nov. 8, he or she will face a pressing need to rebuild America’s fences in most parts of the world, including the  Middle East. debkafile reviews the problems facing each of them.

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Turkey’s Bid to Expand into Syria and Iraq Will Also Benefit Iran
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report October 20, 2016

Erdogan tries to repeat in Iraq his territorial grab in N. Syria, backed by Iran and Russia.

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