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UN rights expert: Israel depriving Palestinians...

UN rights expert: Israel depriving Palestinians...

Middle East

Mon, Mar 18 2019

Michael Lynk, UN special rapporteur on human rights in the Palestinian territories, said that Israel...

Saudi crown prince approved 'intervention'...

Saudi crown prince approved 'intervention'...

Middle East

Mon, Mar 18 2019

The campaign included surveillance, kidnapping, detention and torture of Saudis, said the report which...

Israel's top court disqualifies far-rightist,...

Israel's top court disqualifies far-rightist,...

Middle East

Mon, Mar 18 2019

The Supreme Court rulings were widely expected and unlikely to shake Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's...

Yemen rebels warn they could target...

Yemen rebels warn they could target...

Middle East

Sun, Mar 17 2019

The threat came as the United Nations was trying to salvage a truce deal in Yemen, seen as crucial to...

Israel launches Gaza strikes after rockets...

Israel launches Gaza strikes after rockets...

Middle East

Fri, Mar 15 2019

There was no immediate word of casualties in the air strikes that hit six buildings used by the dominant...

Islamic State loses ground in final...

Islamic State loses ground in final...

Middle East

Fri, Mar 15 2019

SDF fighters said many of them were foreign fighters

Saudi official says kingdom pursuing...

Saudi official says kingdom pursuing...

Middle East

Fri, Mar 15 2019

Three dozen Western countries, including all 28 European Union members, called on Saudi Arabia last week...

Yemen rebels hold mass funeral for victims...

Yemen rebels hold mass funeral for victims...

Middle East

Fri, Mar 15 2019

The Houthi rebels' Saba news agency said 17 civilians, including women and children, were buried...

Infographic: More than 11 million Syrians...

Infographic: More than 11 million Syrians...

Middle East

Wed, Mar 13 2019

More than 5.6 million of Syria’s population are seeking refuge abroad, while another 5.7 million...

Iran threatens defence overhaul to counter...

Iran threatens defence overhaul to counter...

Middle East

Wed, Mar 13 2019

Ali Shamkhani, the secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council, did not name the countries...

Saudi women's rights activists stand...

Saudi women's rights activists stand...

Middle East

Wed, Mar 13 2019

Loujain al-Hathloul, Aziza al-Yousef, Eman al-Nafjan and Hatoon Al-Fassi are among around 10 women appearing...

Turkey slams PM Netanyahu's 'blatant...

Turkey slams PM Netanyahu's 'blatant...

Middle East

Tue, Mar 12 2019

Turkey and Israel often have tense relations with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who regards...

Rouhani seeks to counter US pressure...

Rouhani seeks to counter US pressure...

Middle East

Tue, Mar 12 2019

Baghdad was given limited waivers to continue buying electricity and natural gas from Iran

UN: 22 civilians killed, including children,...

UN: 22 civilians killed, including children,...

Middle East

Tue, Mar 12 2019

Medical sources quoted by the UN Humanitarian Coordinator in Yemen said late on Monday that the attacks...

Biography: Taliban leader Omar lived...

Biography: Taliban leader Omar lived...

Middle East

Mon, Mar 11 2019

Dam spent more than five years researching the book and interviewed Jabbar Omari, Omar's bodyguard...

Kurdish-led Syrian forces pound final...

Kurdish-led Syrian forces pound final...

Middle East

Mon, Mar 11 2019

Beyond the frontline on Monday, warplanes were heard rumbling overhead, and the sound of sporadic gunfire...

New Assad statue triggers protest in...

New Assad statue triggers protest in...

Middle East

Mon, Mar 11 2019

The Syrian army, aided by Russian airpower and Iranian militias, retook control of Deraa from rebel forces...

Palestinian president appoints ally...

Palestinian president appoints ally...

Middle East

Sun, Mar 10 2019

Abbas asked Shtayyeh, a member of the central committee of the Palestinian president's Fatah...

UN agency calls for more access in Syria...

UN agency calls for more access in Syria...

Middle East

Sun, Mar 10 2019

Many Syrians scattered within and outside the country - including the more than a million in neighbouring...

Islamic State fighter wants to return...

Islamic State fighter wants to return...

Middle East

Sun, Mar 10 2019

Mkhayar gave an account of growing chaos among jihadists on the brink of defeat, and of disputes in the...

Rouhani urges Pakistan to act against...

Rouhani urges Pakistan to act against...

Middle East

Sun, Mar 10 2019

'We are awaiting your decisive operations against these terrorists,' IRNA quoted Rouhani as telling...