East Village residents are heartbroken after a five-alarm fire ripped through the historic Middle Collegiate Church on Saturday morning.
Iran may have further developed the 351/Quds land-attack cruise missile but cruise weapons are being widely adopted in the Middle East more broadly, as Douglas Barrie and @Wright_T_J explain in the latest #MilitaryBalance analysis | #IISSMD20 |
After a break in the stormy pattern, a new storm organizing over the Middle East this weekend will usher in a variety of impacts including rain, snow and gusty winds:
‘The widening gap between the ‘haves’ and the ‘have nots’ has left many across the Middle East with deep feelings of injustice and frustration. The human and societal cost of conflict has been catastrophic’ - @PMaurerICRC @ICRC #IISSMD20
‘The Middle East has become one for the most tense and troubled regions of the world, after decades of conflicts and disputes. Resolving these conflicts must be a basic priority to achieve stability’ - @Fuad_Hussein1 @Iraqimofa #IISSMD20
‘I am proposing a renewed and re-energised partnership of engagement with all the countries of the Middle East, through which we can work together to turn the tide. It would be neutral, independent and impartial.’ @PMaurerICRC @ICRC #IISSMD20
Another great day for peace with Middle East – Muslim-majority Kosovo and Israel have agreed to normalize ties and establish diplomatic relations. Well-done! More Islamic and Arab nations will follow soon!
HISTORIC day for PEACE in the Middle East — I am welcoming leaders from Israel, the United Arab Emirates, and the Kingdom of Bahrain to the White House to sign landmark deals that no one thought was possible. MORE countries to follow!
After decades of division and conflict, we mark the dawn of a new Middle East. Congratulations to the people of Israel, the people of the United Arab Emirates, and the people of the Kingdom of Bahrain. God Bless You All!
There are few issues more important to the security of the US than the potential spread of nuclear weapons or the potential for even more destructive war in the Middle East. Today’s decision to put the JCPOA at risk is a serious mistake. My full statement: