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New Palestinian govt sworn in amid factional...

New Palestinian govt sworn in amid factional...

Middle East

Sun, Apr 14 2019

Mohammed Shtayyeh, an economist and long-time Abbas adviser, will serve as prime minister of the West...

Iran flood death toll rises to 76

Iran flood death toll rises to 76

Middle East

Sun, Apr 14 2019

Officials have again issued flood warnings for the east of Iran with heavy rains that began on Saturday...

Syria's air defences intercept missiles...

Syria's air defences intercept missiles...

Middle East

Sat, Apr 13 2019

SANA news agency, Syrian state television said Israeli aircraft targeted their military positions near...

Fighting shakes Tripoli as thousands...

Fighting shakes Tripoli as thousands...

Middle East

Fri, Apr 12 2019

A week of battles has killed 75 people - mainly fighters but also 17 civilians - and wounded another...

Mission control: Israeli spacecraft...

Mission control: Israeli spacecraft...

Middle East

Fri, Apr 12 2019

The 585-kilogram unmanned spacecraft named Beresheet, which means "Genesis" in Hebrew, resembles...

Pompeo: Iran tied to Al-Qaeda, declines...

Pompeo: Iran tied to Al-Qaeda, declines...

Middle East

Thu, Apr 11 2019

'The factual question with respect to Iran's connections to Al-Qaeda is very real'

Khashoggi family denies settlement with...

Khashoggi family denies settlement with...

Middle East

Thu, Apr 11 2019

The Washington Post on April 1 reported Khashoggi's children, including Salah, had received multimillion-dollar...

Netanyahu looks to form right-wing government...

Netanyahu looks to form right-wing government...

Middle East

Thu, Apr 11 2019

The results from Tuesday's vote came despite corruption allegations against the 69-year-old premier...

Yemen holds mass funeral for children...

Yemen holds mass funeral for children...

Middle East

Thu, Apr 11 2019

The explosion in the rebel-held capital killed 14 children and wounded 16 others on Sunday

Infographic: Battle rages for Libya’s...

Infographic: Battle rages for Libya’s...

Middle East

Wed, Apr 10 2019

Clashes between rival Libyan forces for control of Tripoli is threatening to disrupt oil supplies and...

Israel's Netanyahu wins reelection with...

Israel's Netanyahu wins reelection with...

Middle East

Wed, Apr 10 2019

With more than 97% of votes counted, Netanyahu's conservative Likud party looked likely to muster...

Netanyahu secures victory in Israel...

Netanyahu secures victory in Israel...

Middle East

Wed, Apr 10 2019

With 97% of the votes counted, neither of the candidates' parties had captured a ruling majority,...

Israel votes with Netanyahu's future...

Israel votes with Netanyahu's future...

Middle East

Tue, Apr 9 2019

Polls were to close at 1900 GMT in most areas and exit surveys will be released afterward

New Palestinian government to be formed...

New Palestinian government to be formed...

Middle East

Tue, Apr 9 2019

Analysts say real decision-making power remains with 84-year-old Abbas, in power since 2005

US bars entry to 16 Saudis over Khashoggi...

US bars entry to 16 Saudis over Khashoggi...

Middle East

Tue, Apr 9 2019

Dissident writer Khashoggi was killed and dismembered October 2 in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul by...

Saudi Arabia, UAE give Yemen $200m in...

Saudi Arabia, UAE give Yemen $200m in...

Middle East

Tue, Apr 9 2019

he Saudis and Emiratis are working with humanitarian groups to distribute the aid within areas controlled...

US designates Iran's Revolutionary Guards...

US designates Iran's Revolutionary Guards...

Middle East

Tue, Apr 9 2019

President Donald Trump said in a statement that the 'unprecedented' move recognizes the reality...

UN: Students among 11 civilians killed...

UN: Students among 11 civilians killed...

Middle East

Mon, Apr 8 2019

Scores more civilians were wounded in Sanaa on Sunday, according to a statement released by the UN that...

Turkey slams Netanyahu's 'irresponsible'...

Turkey slams Netanyahu's 'irresponsible'...

Middle East

Mon, Apr 8 2019

Netanyahu's comments on Saturday came just days before the closely fought polls on Tuesday and was...

Israel to close Gaza, West Bank access...

Israel to close Gaza, West Bank access...

Middle East

Mon, Apr 8 2019

The decision to close all checkpoints and crossings from midnight 2100 GMT Monday night

Libya clashes resume with 35 dead, thousands...

Libya clashes resume with 35 dead, thousands...

Middle East

Mon, Apr 8 2019

Having seized control of much of eastern Libya and buoyed by a series of victories in the desert south,...