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Taliban say 'Islamic system' only way...

'Islamic system only way to Afghan...

Middle East

Sun, Jun 20 2021

Many fear that the Taliban's interpretation of rights will clash with the changes that have happened...

Saudi seeks religious reset as clerical...

Saudi seeks religious reset as clerical...

Middle East

Sun, Jun 20 2021

The government last month ordered that mosque loudspeakers limit their volume to one-third of their maximum...

Afghan president replaces 2 top ministers,...

Afghan president replaces 2 top ministers...

Middle East

Sun, Jun 20 2021

The changes, announced late on Saturday by the presidential palace, come as Afghan security forces battle...

Armenia votes in neck-and-neck parliamentary...

Armenia votes in snap polls

Middle East

Sun, Jun 20 2021

24.1% of voters were ready to vote for Kocharyan's Armenia Alliance and 23.8% for Pashinyan's...

Israel says Iran's Raisi extreme, committed...

Israel says Iran's Raisi extreme, committed...

Middle East

Sun, Jun 20 2021

Raisi, a hardline judge who is under US sanctions for human rights abuses, secured victory as expected...

47 killed as battle for Yemen’s Marib...

47 killed as battle for Yemen’s Marib...

Middle East

Sun, Jun 20 2021

The fighting over Marib comes after the failure of a diplomatic push by the UN, the US, and regional...

Israel's Bennett warns against nuclear...

Israel's Bennett warns against nuclear...

Middle East

Sun, Jun 20 2021

Israeli PM Naftali Bennett, described Raisi's ascent as enabled by Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah...

As Iran veers right, ties with Gulf...

Iran ties with Arabs may hinge on nuclear...

World

Sun, Jun 20 2021

Gulf states fret over Iranian military aims, proxies

Praise and disdain for Iran's new hardline...

Praise and disdain for Iran's new hardline...

Middle East

Sat, Jun 19 2021

Amnesty calls for Iran's Raisi to be investigated over rights

EU warns Lebanon's leaders of sanctions...

EU warns Lebanon's leaders of sanctions...

Middle East

Sat, Jun 19 2021

More than half the population of Lebanon are living in poverty and struggling with rampant inflation,...

US cutting forces, missile batteries...

US cutting forces, missile batteries...

Middle East

Sat, Jun 19 2021

According to Pentagon, some of the units were being redeployed to other countries and others returning...

Ultraconservative cleric Raisi wins...

Hardliner Raisi elected Iran...

Middle East

Sat, Jun 19 2021

Raisi won just shy of 62% of the vote in Friday's election

Judge under US sanctions set to take...

Judge under US sanctions set to take...

Middle East

Sat, Jun 19 2021

Ebrahim Raisi's main rival is the moderate former central bank governor Abdolnaser Hemmati, who says...

Palestinians cancel deal for near-expired...

Palestinians cancel Covid vaccine swap...

Middle East

Sat, Jun 19 2021

Rights groups have criticized Israel for not doing more to ensure Palestinian access to doses in the...

Palestinians to get million Covid vaccine...

Palestinians to get million Covid vaccine...

Middle East

Fri, Jun 18 2021

Just over 260,000 people have received their two doses in the West Bank and Gaza Strip

Iran votes for new president with ultraconservative...

Iran opens presidential vote

Middle East

Fri, Jun 18 2021

Results are expected on Saturday noon

Israel strikes Gaza in retaliation for...

Israel strikes Gaza in retaliation for...

Middle East

Fri, Jun 18 2021

The fire balloons and air strikes are the latest violence heaping pressure on a fragile ceasefire between...

Iran urges voters to take part in Friday's...

Iran urges voters to take part in Friday's...

Middle East

Thu, Jun 17 2021

Official opinion polls suggest turnout could be as low as 41%, significantly lower than in past...

Israel keen to establish ties with Southeast...

Israel keen to establish ties with Southeast...

Middle East

Thu, Jun 17 2021

Four Arab states - the UAE, Bahrain, Sudan, and Morocco - have so far agreed to normalize relations with...

Iran to elect president amid nuclear...

Iran to elect president amid nuclear...

Middle East

Wed, Jun 16 2021

The country of 83 million, blocked by the US from selling its oil to and trading with much of the world,...

Yemen rebels publicly execute 3 men...

Yemen rebels publicly execute 3 men...

Middle East

Wed, Jun 16 2021

Yemeni rebels publicly shot three convicts in the central Tahrir (Liberation) Square