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Cairo car crash blast claims 20...

Cairo car crash blast claims 20...

Middle East

Mon, Aug 5 2019

The car collision happened just before midnight Sunday outside the National Cancer Institute in central...

Iran's Zarif sanctioned after declining...

Iran's Zarif sanctioned after declining...

Middle East

Sun, Aug 4 2019

The New Yorker magazine reported on Friday that Senator Rand Paul met Zarif in the US on July 15 and...

Iran seizes third foreign ship in less...

Iran seizes third foreign ship in less...

Middle East

Sun, Aug 4 2019

Seven foreign crew were arrested in the operation carried out on Wednesday night, said Fars news agency,...

US welcomes conditional truce in Syria's...

US welcomes conditional truce in Syria's...

Middle East

Sun, Aug 4 2019

Air strikes on Idlib province halted on Friday after the Syrian regime agreed to a truce on the condition...

Qaeda attack kills 19 soldiers in...

Qaeda attack kills 19 soldiers in...

Middle East

Fri, Aug 2 2019

The gunmen stormed Al-Mahfad base in Abyan province and remained inside for several hours before military...

Saudi Arabia lifts travel restrictions...

Saudi Arabia lifts travel restrictions...

Middle East

Fri, Aug 2 2019

The decrees published Friday also covered employment regulations that would expand work opportunities...

Islamic State attacks kill 7 security...

Islamic State attacks kill 7 security...

Middle East

Thu, Aug 1 2019

Islamic State has not claimed responsibility for either attack

Rebels, jihadists kill 49 people in...

Rebels, jihadists kill 49 people in...

Middle East

Thu, Aug 1 2019

The attacks were the first to hit the southern port city in more than a year and dealt a heavy blow to...

US sanctions Iran's foreign...

US sanctions Iran's foreign...

Middle East

Thu, Aug 1 2019

The sanctions freeze any of Zarif's assets in the United States or that are controlled by US...

Two-thirds of UN Security Council ask...

Two-thirds of UN Security Council ask...

Middle East

Wed, Jul 31 2019

The 10 members of the Security Council also called on Guterres to investigate why the so-called deconfliction...

Saudi arms sales to proceed as Senate...

Saudi arms sales to proceed as Senate...

Middle East

Tue, Jul 30 2019

Trump sought approval for 22 separate sales of aircraft support maintenance, precision-guided munitions...

Report alleges ethical abuses at UN...

Report alleges ethical abuses at UN...

Middle East

Mon, Jul 29 2019

UNRWA said in response to AFP questions that it 'is probably among the most scrutinized UN agencies...

Iran: US rejected offer as 'not seeking...

Iran: US rejected offer as 'not seeking...

Middle East

Mon, Jul 29 2019

Tehran and Washington have been at loggerheads ever since President Donald Trump unilaterally withdrew...

Britain rules out seized tanker swap...

Britain rules out seized tanker swap...

Middle East

Mon, Jul 29 2019

Britain further outraged Iran by seizing one of its tankers - the Grace 1 - on July 4 on suspicion of...

South Korea to send naval unit to Strait...

South Korea to send naval unit to Strait...

Middle East

Mon, Jul 29 2019

Tensions between Iran and the United States have increased since Washington pulled out of the Iranian...

UK warship arrives in Gulf to escort...

UK warship arrives in Gulf to escort...

Middle East

Mon, Jul 29 2019

HMS Duncan was sent to help accompany vessels through the Strait of Hormuz after Iran seized a British-flagged...

US peace plan rings alarm bells in...

US peace plan rings alarm bells in...

Middle East

Sun, Jul 28 2019

The initiative launched by US President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner at a June conference...

Iran intends to restart activities at...

Iran intends to restart activities at...

Middle East

Sun, Jul 28 2019

Iran stopped complying in May with some commitments in the 2015 nuclear deal that was agreed with global...

Taliban: Intra-Afghan talks only after...

Taliban: Intra-Afghan talks only after...

Middle East

Sun, Jul 28 2019

Two sources privy to the talks said the United States and the Taliban were expected to sign a memorandum...

Saudi-led forces, Israel among states...

Saudi-led forces, Israel among states...

Middle East

Sat, Jul 27 2019

The report, has long been controversial with diplomats saying Saudi Arabia and Israel both exerted pressure...

Tunisia toils to find final resting...

Tunisia toils to find final resting...

Middle East

Fri, Jul 26 2019

A string of deadly shipwrecks since May have left the North African country overwhelmed with bodies and...