• Friday, Jan 18, 2019
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Hamas says holding 45 Gazan 'collaborators'...

Hamas says holding 45 Gazan 'collaborators'...

Middle East

Wed, Jan 9 2019

The ensuing fire fight claimed the lives of an Israeli army officer and seven Palestinian militants

UN chief wants to deploy up to 75 truce...

UN chief wants to deploy up to 75 truce...

Middle East

Wed, Jan 9 2019

The 15-member UN Security Council will need to take action on Guterres' request by about January...

Hamas: Egypt to close Gaza crossing...

Hamas: Egypt to close Gaza crossing...

Middle East

Tue, Jan 8 2019

Egypt has allowed the border to open regularly since August 2018

IS counterattack in east Syria leaves...

IS counterattack in east Syria leaves...

Middle East

Tue, Jan 8 2019

The Islamic State group was unable to hold on to the positions they attacked but the assault killed 23...

Australia to 'consider' Saudi teen's...

Australia to 'consider' Saudi teen's...

Middle East

Tue, Jan 8 2019

Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun arrived at the Thai capital's main airport on a flight from Kuwait over the...

Egypt's Sisi acknowledges close coordination...

Egypt's Sisi acknowledges close coordination...

Middle East

Mon, Jan 7 2019

Under Sisi, Egypt has quietly cooperated with Israel on security in Egypt's Sinai

Two Americans among foreign jihadists...

Two Americans among foreign jihadists...

Middle East

Mon, Jan 7 2019

The two Americans, two Pakistanis and an Irishman were part of a cell planning an attack on civilians...

Palestine pulls employees from Egypt-Gaza...

Palestine pulls employees from Egypt-Gaza...

Middle East

Mon, Jan 7 2019

Re-opening the Rafeh crossing, which according to human rights groups is the sole exit point from Gaza...

Saudi women to be told of divorce by...

Saudi women to be told of divorce by...

Middle East

Mon, Jan 7 2019

In recent years women in Saudi Arabia have been allowed to enter sports stadiums for the first time,...

Saudi Arabia deporting scores of Rohingya...

Saudi Arabia deporting scores of Rohingya...

Middle East

Mon, Jan 7 2019

Some of them were also put in handcuffs after they reportedly attempted to resist their deportation to...

Where do the Kurds fit into Syria's...

Where do the Kurds fit into Syria's...

Middle East

Fri, Jan 4 2019

Syrian Kurdish leaders fear Turkey will use the withdrawal as an opportunity to launch an assault

US warns Iran on space launches, Tehran...

US warns Iran on space launches, Tehran...

Middle East

Fri, Jan 4 2019

Tehran denies it has missiles designed to carry nuclear warheads

Saudi prosecutor seeks death sentences...

Khashoggi murder: Saudi prosecutor seeks...

Middle East

Fri, Jan 4 2019

The prosecution also said it was awaiting a response to two formal letters requesting evidence from...

Trump gives no timetable for Syria exit;...

Trump gives no timetable for Syria exit;...

Middle East

Thu, Jan 3 2019

Trump said he had never set a reported four-month timetable for the withdrawal of 2,000 American troops...

In Yemen, world's worst cholera outbreak...

In Yemen, world's worst cholera outbreak...

Middle East

Thu, Jan 3 2019

Nearly four years of war between a Saudi-led coalition and the Iranian-aligned Houthi group have crippled...

Honduras to talk with Israel, US on...

Honduras to talk with Israel, US on...

Middle East

Wed, Jan 2 2019

The three agreed to hold meetings in the capitals of each country 'to advance the decision process...

Pompeo: Cooperation with Israel over...

Pompeo: Cooperation with Israel over...

Middle East

Wed, Jan 2 2019

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said as he met with Pompeo in the Brazilian capital that he...

Yemen rebels slam WFP for 'rotten' food...

Yemen rebels slam WFP for 'rotten' food...

Middle East

Wed, Jan 2 2019

The WFP, which plans to provide food to up to 12 million Yemenis a month in 2019, on Monday accused Houthi...

Taliban kill 21 Afghan security forces,...

Taliban kill 21 Afghan security forces,...

Middle East

Wed, Jan 2 2019

At least 21 local forces, including police and intelligence, were killed and another 23 wounded in the...

Trump appears to slow Syria troop pullout...

Trump appears to slow Syria troop pullout...

Middle East

Tue, Jan 1 2019

The shift came a day after a senior Republican senator said Trump had promised to stay in Syria to finish...

Afghan Taliban discusses 'post-occupation...

Afghan Taliban discusses 'post-occupation...

Middle East

Tue, Jan 1 2019

There have been reports in the past of talks between Iran and the Taliban, but they have typically been...