The US State Department has released photos of the shipment of Iranian weapons and missile parts seized by the US Navy in the Arabian Sea before its arrival to the Iran backed Houthi militias in Yemen, said US Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook on Saturday. The seizure happened on November 25 when a US warship conducted a routine flag-verification boarding in international waters off the coast of Yemen, said Hook in a video posted on the State Department's twitter account.
Jennifer Lopez wants to have children with Alex Rodriguez. The 50-year-old pop star already has 11-year-old twins Max and Emme with her ex-husband Marc Anthony, but would love to add more to her brood in the future and is "open" to trying to conceive with her 44-year-old fiancé. Speaking to PEOPLE magazine, the 'Hustlers' actress said when asked if she wants anymore kids later on down the line: "I want to! I don't know that it's in God's plan but I would like to try. I'm so open to it!" Alex also has two children - Natasha, 15, and Ella, 11 - with his ex-wife Cynthia Scurtis and they've all come together to make a perfectly "blended" family. Jennifer explained: "We all just grow closer. When
Unknown assailants on Friday attacked a US base at the al-Omar oil field in Syria's Deir Al Zor, according to the Syrian regime's news agency. Some 200 US troops have been stationed in Deir Al Zor, the country's largest oilfields which are located near the Iraqi border.
- Egypt Independent
DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran on Thursday rejected pressure to shelve its ballistic missile program after a European letter to the U.N. Security Council accused Tehran of developing missiles capable of delivering nuclear bombs. The British, German and French ambassadors to the Council, in a letter circulated on Wednesday, called on U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to tell the body in his next report that Iran's missile program was “inconsistent” with a U.N. resolution underpinning the 2015 nuclear deal reached between Iran and six world powers. Iran responded defiantly, saying it was determined to proceed with its missile program, which it has repeatedly described as defensive in purpose and
- Al Jazeera
Al-Wakrah, Qatar- Saudi Arabia have defeated hosts Qatar 1-0 to set up a showdown against Bahrain in the final of the 24th Arabian Gulf Cup. Forward Abdullah Alhamddan scored the match's only goal when he powered home a header in the 28th minute. Despite creating a host of chances, Qatar's Maroons were unable to find the back of the net and keep their title hopes alive. Earlier on Thursday, Bahrain also booked their place in Sunday's final after a nail-biting win on penalties against three-time winners Iraq.
Iran is using the current upheaval in Iraq to secretly move and stockpile short-range ballistic missiles in its neighboring country, the New York Times reports citing US intelligence and military officials. “Intelligence officials would not discuss the precise model of ballistic missile Iran has sneaked into Iraq.
The prominent Iranian journalist and women's rights activist Masih Alinejad is suing the Iranian regime for arresting her brother and threatening her mother, she announced on Twitter on Wednesday. Alinejad said she has filed a lawsuit before the US Federal Court against Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei, the judiciary, and the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) over the arrest of her brother Ali Alinejad and threats made against her mother.