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Report: U.S., Russia gave Israel ‘green light’ to strike Iran in Iraq

A London-based Arabic-language daily reports Israel attacked positions of Iran-backed militias and Iran’s Revolutionary Guards’ missile warehouses after Israel reached an agreement with both Moscow and Washington.

By Daniel Salami


Israel has attacked Iranian targets in Iraq at least three times in the past few weeks as part of “understandings” reached with the United States and Russia, the London-based, Arabic-language Asharq al-Awsat newspaper reported Wednesday.

According to the report, which cites Western diplomatic sources, the strikes targeted missile warehouses of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards. It was one of a series of explosions in recent weeks at weapons depots, bases or positions belonging to Iran-backed military groups in the country. Continue Reading »

Israel, Russia, U.S. to meet in Jerusalem over Iranian presence in Syria

In an “unprecedented diplomatic opportunity” with Russia & the U.S. meeting together with Israeli officials in Jerusalem, Israel hopes to persuade Russia to join a unified effort in ousting Iran from Syria, in order to curtail Tehran’s disruptive influence in the Middle East.

By i24NEWS


The United States plans to use a tripartite summit in Jerusalem to persuade Russia to change course on Iran, hoping they can convince Moscow to join the US and Israeli efforts to thwart Tehran’s influence in the Middle East.

Israel, Russia, and the US will convene in Jerusalem at the end of June for a Middle East security summit, an event hailed by US and Israeli officials as an “unprecedented diplomatic opportunity.” Continue Reading »