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In final Trump administration days,...

Israel approves new settler homes

Middle East

Mon, Jan 18 2021

Most countries view Israeli settlements as violating international law

Egypt makes 'major discoveries' at Saqqara...

Egypt makes 'major discoveries' at Saqqara...

Middle East

Sun, Jan 17 2021

Saqqara, is a vast necropolis of the ancient Egyptian capital of Memphis

What's behind long-awaited Palestinian...

What's behind long-awaited Palestinian...

Middle East

Sat, Jan 16 2021

The dates were published Friday in a presidential decree by Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas

Palestinians announce first elections...

Palestinians announce first elections...

Middle East

Sat, Jan 16 2021

The Palestinians' last parliamentary ballot, in 2006, resulted in a surprise win by Hamas, creating...

Fearing famine, UN calls on US to reverse...

UN calls on US to reverse Houthi terrorists...

Middle East

Fri, Jan 15 2021

The designation is set to come into force on January 19 -- the eve of the inauguration of Biden

Kuwait's cabinet submits resignation...

Kuwait's cabinet submits...

Middle East

Wed, Jan 13 2021

It is not clear if the emir, who has the final say in matters of state, would accept the

Monitor: 40 killed in deadliest Israeli...

40 killed in deadliest Israeli strikes...

Middle East

Wed, Jan 13 2021

Israel hit around 50 targets in Syria in 2020, according to an annual report released by the Israeli...

Iran launches missile drill amid rising...

Iran launches missile drill amid rising...

World

Wed, Jan 13 2021

The West sees Iran’s missiles both as a conventional military threat to regional stability and...

Kuwait government resigns en masse as...

Kuwait govt resigns en masse

Middle East

Tue, Jan 12 2021

The resignation of the cabinet, formed on December 14, had been expected after the move in parliament...

Turkish TV preacher jailed for 1,000...

Turkish TV preacher jailed for 1,000...

Middle East

Tue, Jan 12 2021

He was sentenced to 1,075 years for crimes including sexual assault

Oman sultan issues new law of...

Oman sultan issues new law of...

Middle East

Mon, Jan 11 2021

Sultan Haitham bin Tariq issued two royal decrees on Monday, one for parliament and one for a new succession...

Netanyahu orders new Israeli settlement...

New Israeli settlement in West...

Middle East

Mon, Jan 11 2021

The statement from Netanyahu's office said that 100 of the new units were to be built in the Tal...

US to blacklist Yemen's Houthi...

US to blacklist Yemen's Houthi...

Middle East

Mon, Jan 11 2021

The State Department did not immediately respond to a request for comment

Iran leader bans import of US, UK Covid-19...

Iran leader bans import of US, UK Covid-19...

Middle East

Sat, Jan 9 2021

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said Iran could obtain vaccines 'from other reliable places'

Umrah pilgrims advised to take Covid-19...

Umrah pilgrims advised to take Covid-19...

World

Fri, Jan 8 2021

The kingdom’s minister of Hajj and Umrah received the Covid-19 vaccine in Jeddah

Amnesty asks Israel to give virus vaccine...

Amnesty asks Israel to give virus vaccine...

Middle East

Wed, Jan 6 2021

The Palestinian health ministry has confirmed more than 100,000 cases in the West Bank, including 1,100...

From embargo to embrace, Saudi Arabia...

KSA begins Gulf détente with Qatar

Middle East

Wed, Jan 6 2021

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the United States welcomed what he called a “breakthrough...

Saudi crown prince embraces Qatar, signs...

Saudi crown prince embraces Qatar

Middle East

Tue, Jan 5 2021

Saudi Arabia had led a coalition of countries in the Gulf and beyond to cut ties and transport links...

Israeli firm in Gaza extracts drinking...

Israeli firm in Gaza extracts drinking...

Middle East

Tue, Jan 5 2021

Only 3% of Gaza's own water meets international standards, according to the United Nations

Saudi Arabia to open airspace, borders...

Saudi Arabia to open airspace, borders...

Middle East

Tue, Jan 5 2021

Observers have warned that the UAE could be the spoiler for regional reconciliation attempts

Saudi Arabia ends entry ban, keeps some...

Saudi Arabia ends entry ban

Middle East

Sun, Jan 3 2021

The ban lasted for two weeks amid fears of a new coronavirus variant