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Lebanon government in 11-hour reform...

Lebanon government in 11-hour reform...

Middle East

Mon, Oct 21 2019

Hundreds of thousands of protesters gathered in central Beirut and other cities Sunday to demand better...

Turkey, Russia to discuss removal of...

Turkey, Russia to discuss removal of...

Middle East

Sun, Oct 20 2019

Turkey paused its military offensive into north-eastern Syria after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan agreed...

Fresh Lebanon protests expected after...

Fresh Lebanon protests expected after...

Middle East

Sun, Oct 20 2019

Demonstrations had flared on Thursday in response to a proposed $0.20-tax on calls via WhatsApp and other...

Egypt unveils biggest ancient coffin...

Egypt unveils biggest ancient coffin...

Middle East

Sun, Oct 20 2019

The coffins will undergo restoration before being moved to a showroom at the Grand Egyptian Museum, due...

Calm reigns in Syria as fragile US-Turkey...

Calm reigns in Syria as fragile US-Turkey...

Middle East

Sat, Oct 19 2019

Turkey's defence ministry said on Saturday there had been 14 "provocative attacks" from...

Hundreds gather in Lebanon for third...

Hundreds gather in Lebanon for third...

Middle East

Sat, Oct 19 2019

The Internal Security Forces said 70 protesters were arrested

Amid scattered fighting, Erdogan threatens...

Amid scattered fighting, Erdogan threatens...

Middle East

Sat, Oct 19 2019

Trump said the Turkish leader assured him in a call that 'he very much wants the ceasefire, or pause,...

Protests sweep Lebanon as fury at ruling...

Protests sweep Lebanon as fury at ruling...

Middle East

Sat, Oct 19 2019

Addressing protesters, Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri blamed his rivals in government for obstructing...

7 Bangladeshis among 35 killed in Saudi...

7 Bangladeshis among 35 killed in Saudi...

Bangladesh

Sat, Oct 19 2019

11 Bangladeshis were traveling in the bus; no confirmation till DNA reports come

Shells still fall in northeast Syria...

Shells still fall in northeast Syria...

Middle East

Fri, Oct 18 2019

The Turkish assault began after Trump moved US troops out of the way following an October 6 phone call...

Sources: Iran-backed militias deployed...

Sources: Iran-backed militias deployed...

Middle East

Thu, Oct 17 2019

Iran’s role in responding to the demonstrations was another reminder of Tehran’s reach in...

Damascus says Syrians 'unified' against...

Damascus says Syrians 'unified' against...

Middle East

Thu, Oct 17 2019

The deployment is the most significant by the army since it began a large-scale pullout from the region...

Trump letter to Erdogan: 'Don't be a...

Trump letter to Erdogan: 'Don't be a...

Middle East

Thu, Oct 17 2019

In language shorn of diplomatic niceties, Trump began with an outright threat

Egypt archaeologists find 20 ancient...

Egypt archaeologists find 20 ancient...

Middle East

Thu, Oct 17 2019

More details will be released at a news conference on Saturday

Iran-backed militias deployed snipers...

Iran-backed militias deployed snipers...

Middle East

Thu, Oct 17 2019

A security source told the snipers were using radio communications equipment provided by Iran

35 foreigners dead in Saudi bus...

35 foreigners dead in Saudi bus...

Middle East

Thu, Oct 17 2019

The passengers include Asian and Arabic nationalities

Russian forces patrol between Syrian,...

Russian forces patrol between Syrian,...

Middle East

Wed, Oct 16 2019

Russia said Tuesday its military police were patrolling in the area following the withdrawal of forces...

Turkey detains nearly 200 for opposing...

Turkey detains nearly 200 for opposing...

Middle East

Wed, Oct 16 2019

Of the 186 people held, 24 have been formally arrested

Iran president's brother starts 5 year...

Iran president's brother starts 5 year...

Middle East

Wed, Oct 16 2019

Hossein Fereydoun, who served as an aide to the president, was arrested in July 2017 and put on trial...

Turkey defiant on Syria operation as...

Turkey defiant on Syria operation as...

Middle East

Wed, Oct 16 2019

Trump sent Pence along with his top diplomat Mike Pompeo to Turkey amid the greatest crisis in relations...

Infographic: EU looks to stop arms sales...

Infographic: EU looks to stop arms sales...

Middle East

Wed, Oct 16 2019

A number of European nations have imposed limits on arms exports to Ankara in protest at Turkey’s...