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US kicks off Mideast plan, with Palestinians...

US kicks off Mideast plan, with Palestinians...

Middle East

Tue, Jun 25 2019

The 'Peace to Prosperity' framework dangles the prospect of $50 billion of investment in the...

Pompeo asks allies to step up on Iran...

Pompeo asks allies to step up on Iran...

Middle East

Tue, Jun 25 2019

Pompeo, meeting with Abu Dhabi's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed, said he was hoping that more than...

Iran: New US sanctions show talk offers...

Iran: New US sanctions show talk offers...

Middle East

Tue, Jun 25 2019

Washington blacklisted Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and top military chiefs on...

Turkey opposition deals blow to Erdogan...

Turkey opposition deals blow to Erdogan...

Middle East

Mon, Jun 24 2019

It was a rare chance to celebrate for the opposition after 25 years of rule by Islamic conservatives...

Trump: Fresh US sanctions on Iran will...

Trump: Fresh US sanctions on Iran will...

Middle East

Mon, Jun 24 2019

Trump initially told reporters the sanctions, which will target Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali...

US readies peace plan in Bahrain but...

US readies peace plan in Bahrain but...

Middle East

Mon, Jun 24 2019

Unlike previous high-profile peace initiatives, the new plan will be an intimate affair opening Tuesday...

Pompeo meets Saudi king for Iran crisis...

Pompeo meets Saudi king for Iran crisis...

Middle East

Mon, Jun 24 2019

Pompeo met Saudi King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in the Red Sea city of Jeddah days...

Washington seeks to rally its allies...

Washington seeks to rally its allies...

Middle East

Mon, Jun 24 2019

Last week the United States came as close as it has ever come to bombing Iran, when President Donald...

Coalition: Yemen rebel attack on Saudi...

Coalition: Yemen rebel attack on Saudi...

Middle East

Mon, Jun 24 2019

The coalition did not provide details on how the airport was attacked

Report: US conducted cyber attack on...

Report: US conducted cyber attack on...

Middle East

Sun, Jun 23 2019

On Sunday US National Security Advisor John Bolton warned Tehran against misinterpreting the last-minute...

Saudi Arabia stops issuing Umrah visas...

Saudi Arabia stops issuing Umrah visas...

Middle East

Sun, Jun 23 2019

Mohammed Bin Badi, CEO of the Saudi National Committee for the Hajj and Umrah said the ministry will...

Saudi Arabia launches special residency...

Saudi Arabia launches special residency...

Middle East

Sun, Jun 23 2019

The scheme was approved by the Saudi cabinet last month, but the online portal to apply was opened...

Kushner's economic plan for Mideast...

Kushner's economic plan for Mideast...

Middle East

Sun, Jun 23 2019

In Israel, Tzachi Hanegbi, a cabinet member close to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, called Palestinians'...

Military sources: US forces prepare...

Military sources: US forces prepare...

Middle East

Sat, Jun 22 2019

The US military denied any planned evacuation from the sprawling Balad base, which last week was hit...

Turkey sentences 24 to life in 'coup...

Turkey sentences 24 to life in 'coup...

Middle East

Thu, Jun 20 2019

More sentences are expected to be handed down on Thursday against others among the 224 suspects on...

Yemen's Houthis target 2 Saudi airports...

Yemen's Houthis target 2 Saudi airports...

Middle East

Thu, Jun 20 2019

The Saudi-led coalition said in a statement that it had intercepted and downed a Houthi drone targeting...

Saudi crown prince linked to Khashoggi...

Saudi crown prince linked to Khashoggi...

Middle East

Thu, Jun 20 2019

Khashoggi’s death stirred widespread disgust and hurt the image of the prince, previously admired...

130 fighters killed in 48 hours in northwest...

130 fighters killed in 48 hours in northwest...

Middle East

Thu, Jun 20 2019

The Syrian government and Russia have upped their bombardment of the region since late April

Tunisian boat crisis: Migrants including...

Tunisian boat crisis: Migrants including...

Middle East

Wed, Jun 19 2019

Among the group who set off from Libya, 64 are from Bangladesh while nine are Egyptians, one is Moroccan...

Dutch to put four on trial over MH17...

Dutch to put four on trial over MH17...

World

Wed, Jun 19 2019

The identities of the four people to be charged were not immediately available but a Ukrainian minister...

Egypt accuses UN of seeking to 'politicise'...

Egypt accuses UN of seeking to 'politicise'...

Middle East

Wed, Jun 19 2019

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Rupert Colville  called for a probe on Tuesday