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Qatar Crisis Turns Into Proxy Battle of Mideast Rivals

08 June 2017 18:33:09 - World News

The sudden cutoff of ties with Qatar by several Saudi-led Arab states has already turned into a proxy fight between supporters and opponents of political Islam and between partners and enemies of Iran. ......

Vice All News Time08 June 2017 18:33:09


Indications Iran Doubling Down on Use of Proxy Forces

31 May 2017 08:14:21 - Mideast News

An influx of cash that was the byproduct of the deal Iran struck with a group of world powers to curtail its nuclear program may not be changing the way Iran goes about wielding influence across the Middle East and beyond.  A top U.S. military official says rather than using any additional monies to invest more heavily in conventional forces, there are indications Tehran continues to focus on cultivating special operators to help lead and direct proxy forces.  “If anything, increased defense dollars in Iran are likely to go toward increasing that network,...

Vice All News Time31 May 2017 08:14:21

Israeli Airstrikes Are Turning Syria Into a Proxy War With Iran

28 April 2017 07:12:02 - World News

(BEIRUT) — Syria’s military said Israel struck a military installation southwest of Damascus International Airport before dawn Thursday, setting off a series of explosions and raising tensions further between the two neighbors. Apparently seeking to interrupt weapons transfers to the Hezbollah group in Lebanon, Israel has struck inside Syria with increasing frequency in recent weeks, making the war-torn country a proxy theater for Israel’s wider war with Iran. The increasing tempo of attacks risks inflaming a highly combustible situation drawing in Israel, Syria and the Iranian-backed Hezbollah, a staunch ally of President Bashar Assad’s government with thousands of...

Vice All News Time28 April 2017 07:12:02

Nikki Haley: 'Iran and It's Proxies out of Syria'

09 March 2017 13:01:13 - World News

‘We need to get Iran’ out of Syria, says U.S. envoy to U.N. Nikki Haley speaks at the UN in New York on March 8, 2017. (Reuters) The United States supports the UN-led Syria peace talks, UN Ambassador Nikki Haley said on Wednesday, saying Syria could no longer be a “safe haven for terrorists” and that it was important “we get Iran and their proxies out.” ......

Vice All News Time09 March 2017 13:01:13

Yemen Proxy War Adds to Tensions Among US, Iran, Saudi Arabia

06 February 2017 17:19:41 - Mideast News

Saudi Arabia has accused Iran of involvement in a series of missile attacks launched from Yemen. Saudi Arabia says the attacks also targeted its naval vessels in the Red Sea. Some analysts worry that the ongoing proxy war between Iran and Saudi Arabia could escalate.  The almost two-year-old proxy war between Iran and Saudi Arabia in Yemen has been aggravating both regional and international tensions. Yemen’s Houthi militia, which controls large portions of the country and is aligned with Iran, is battling Saudi Arabia and its allies for control of the country and strategic ports along the Yemeni coast. Nothing, however, has...

Vice All News Time06 February 2017 17:19:41

US Targets Iran Proxies

09 September 2015 23:44:04 Iran News latest RSS headlines - Iran

WASHINGTON - The U.S. State Department announced Tuesday that it is adding several top Hamas and Hezbollah operatives to its terrorism list. The timing of the announcement - just days before ...

Vice All News Time09 September 2015 23:44:04

US Targets Iran Proxies

09 September 2015 21:21:04 - Mideast News

Jamie Dettmer WASHINGTON— The U.S. State Department announced Tuesday that it is adding several top Hamas and Hezbollah operatives to its terrorism list. The timing of the announcement - just days before Congress is likely to vote on the recently struck nuclear deal with Iran - appears to be a signal from the Obama administration that it will intensify efforts to counter Tehran-backed militancy in the Middle East, say analysts. Congressional and overseas critics of the deal - especially in Israel and the Gulf - have warned that Iranian allies such as Hamas and the radical Lebanese Shia movement Hezbollah will benefit from the unfreezing of Iranian assets held abroad. Three of the operatives...

Vice All News Time09 September 2015 21:21:04

Iran Vice-Speaker Vows to Keep Up Support for Regional Proxies in Fight Against Israel

01 September 2015 12:27:22 Israel News latest RSS headlines - Israel

Iran vows to continue to support terrorist proxies in the fight against Israel. Photo: Wikipedia. Iran will continue to support regional proxies such as Hezbollah in the fight against Israel, Iranian ...

Vice All News Time01 September 2015 12:27:22

ISRAEL IN DANGER Surge in attacks by Iran proxies sparks concern

30 August 2015 12:16:09 Israel News latest RSS headlines - Israel

HAIFA, Israel – An unsettling surge in terrorism by Iranian proxies has many Israelis convinced the release to Tehran of tens of billions of dollars in frozen funds is already putting the ...

Vice All News Time30 August 2015 12:16:09

IRGC Commander Enemies Fighting Proxy Wars against Iran

19 August 2015 22:06:10 Iran News latest RSS headlines - Iran

TEHRAN (FNA)- Lieutenant Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Brigadier General Hossein Salami warned that enemies have opted for a war of proxies against Iran after they were ...

Vice All News Time19 August 2015 22:06:10