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January 11, 2019 8:41 AM World War 3: Iran General vows to DESTROY US army bases and threatens Israel ANNIHILATION

AN IRANIAN military chief has threatened to destroy US army bases in the Middle East in a rant in which he also vowed to “annihilate Israel”. The extraordinary outburst came from Brigadier General Mohammad Reza Naqdi, the Islamic Revolutionary Guard’s deputy commander for cultural and social affairs. Speaking on Iraqi television network Al-Nujaba, the general 122

December 26, 2018 11:53 AM Migrant CRISIS: 40 refugees intercepted in Channel during Christmas Day smuggling bid

MORE migrants were intercepted by the Border Force overnight as criminal gangs made a Christmas Day bid to smuggle 40 people across the Channel. The staggering numbers arriving in just one day follows more than 100 migrants rescued while attempting to cross the Channel in November and December before this week’s surge in attempted crossings 96

December 12, 2018 4:33 AM US sends Iraq PROVOCATIVE demand as nuclear sanctions bite

PRESIDENT Trump’s energy secretary has visited Iraq to demand the country end its reliance on Iranian gas and electricity, and open its energy sector to US investment, as the Trump administration steps up pressure on Iran after quitting the nuclear deal. Rick Perry accompanied the largest ever US trade delegation during a visit to Iraq. Iraq was granted 108

November 20, 2018 9:42 PM Iran accuses Trump of 'shameful' support for Saudi Arabia in wake of Khashoggi killing

IRAN has branded Donald Trump as “shameful” as they accused the US President of pledging support for Saudi Arabia despite the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in its Istanbul consulate. Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif was enraged by Mr Trump’s statement which criticised Tehran in its opening paragraphs. The US President’s statement 82

August 14, 2018 11:46 PM Terror group ready for WAR with 30,000 fighters according to UN report

RUTHLESS terror group ISIS has gathered 30,000 fighters and could be preparing for a wave of offensives around the world, according to a ominous new report by the UN. The past 18 months have seen ISIS suffer a stunning series of defeats, with the group loosing much of its self-styled state. In July 2017 Iraqi and Kurdish forces, backed by Western airpower 45

August 14, 2018 1:39 AM Iran news: Iraq DEFIES Trump as country announces it may IGNORE US sanctions against Iran

IRAQI Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has dramatically refused to say that Iraq will honour new US sanctions on Iran, despite saying last week that it would. Speaking at a news conference in Baghdad, Mr al-Abadi said: “I did not say we would abide by the sanctions. Asked whether Iraq will halt imports of equipment and commodities from Iranian state-owned 47

August 2, 2018 11:39 PM REVEALED: Jeremy Corbyn LASHED OUT at creation of state of Israel in Iraqi TV interview

The Jewish community has condemned Labour leader Corbyn’s 'systematic failure' to deal with anti-Semitism In the video, the Labour leader dug himself an even deeper hole by suggesting some Jews didn’t even want a Jewish state. Later in the interview, Mr Corbyn asserted: “Postwar there was an obvious guilt about the treatment Jewish people and whilst 40

June 27, 2018 5:38 PM Iraqi forces find bodies of 8 Islamic State hostages

BAGHDAD (AP) - A spokesman for the Iraqi military says security forces have found the bodies of eight people taken hostage by the Islamic State group earlier this month. The kidnappings drew national attention amid worries about the lingering threat by IS militants. Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadadi said Tuesday the military had formed a special cell to follow 21

June 26, 2018 12:39 AM Israeli missiles strike near Damascus airport: Syrian state media

Two Israeli missiles struck targets near Damascus airport early Tuesday, Syrian state media said, while a monitoring group said they hit arms depots for Hezbollah. In a report in the early hours of Tuesday, Syria's state news agency Sana said "two Israeli missiles came down near Damascus international airport". The head of monitoring group Syrian Observatory 38

June 23, 2018 8:56 PM Iraqi PM al-Abadi announces coalition with elections winner

BAGHDAD (AP) - Iraq's Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi and Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr announced on Saturday a political coalition amid talks to form a new government after national elections last month. Al-Sadr's political bloc won the largest share of seats in May parliamentary elections. He has already joined in a coalition with the second-place bloc led by Hadi al-Amiri 25