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Infographic: Polls show Gantz gaining...

Infographic: Polls show Gantz gaining...

Middle East

Fri, Feb 1 2019

Opinion polls show former Israeli armed forces chief Benny Gantz as the strongest challenger to Prime...

UN Khashoggi investigator seeks more...

UN Khashoggi investigator seeks more...

Middle East

Fri, Feb 1 2019

US intelligence agencies believe Saudi Arabia's de facto Saudi ruler Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman...

UN: Cold kills 29 children fleeing Syria...

UN: Cold kills 29 children fleeing Syria...

Middle East

Fri, Feb 1 2019

Many of them have walked or travelled in trucks for days and nights in the bitterly cold

Infographic: Pope Francis makes landmark...

Infographic: Pope Francis makes landmark...

Middle East

Thu, Jan 31 2019

Pope Francis’ visit to the United Arab Emirates marks the first ever papal visit to the Arabian...

Infographic: 'Defeated' Islamic State...

Infographic: 'Defeated' Islamic State...

Middle East

Thu, Jan 31 2019

Despite President Donald Trump’s claim that so-called Islamic State has been defeated, the militant...

Saudi's anti-corruption probe ends with...

Saudi's anti-corruption probe ends with...

Middle East

Thu, Jan 31 2019

87 people confessed to charges against them and reached settlements that included the forfeiture of real...

Maduro diehards vow to defend Venezuela...

Maduro diehards vow to defend Venezuela...

Middle East

Thu, Jan 31 2019

Vargas is part of the bedrock of support for the movement founded by Maduro's predecessor

US security aid to Palestine ends Thursday,...

US security aid to Palestine ends Thursday,...

Middle East

Wed, Jan 30 2019

The US administration was surprised by the Palestinian decision

Floods kill 12 people in Saudi...

Floods kill 12 people in Saudi...

Middle East

Wed, Jan 30 2019

Ten died in the north western city of Tabuk and one each in the holy city of Medina and in northern border...

Palestine prime minister, government...

Palestine prime minister, government...

Middle East

Wed, Jan 30 2019

Hamdallah's government will remain in place while a new administration is formed

Saudi Arabia suspends 126 local government...

Saudi Arabia suspends 126 local government...

Middle East

Wed, Jan 30 2019

Saudi authorities rounded up dozens of people in November 2017 on Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's...

UN envoy urges Yemen combatants to withdraw...

UN envoy urges Yemen combatants to withdraw...

Middle East

Tue, Jan 29 2019

The truce in Hodeidah has largely been respected since coming into force a month ago

Myanmar Suu Kyi's party proposes ‘committee’...

Myanmar Suu Kyi's party proposes ‘committee’...

Middle East

Tue, Jan 29 2019

The constitution also blocks Suu Kyi from becoming president as it contains a prohibition on presidential...

Bahrain Shia opposition leader loses...

Bahrain Shia opposition leader loses...

Middle East

Mon, Jan 28 2019

Bahrain in 2017 cut all ties with Qatar as part of a Saudi-led boycott in response to what Riyadh and...

Saudi Arabia frees Ethiopian-born tycoon...

Saudi Arabia frees Ethiopian-born tycoon...

Middle East

Mon, Jan 28 2019

Amoudi, in his 70s, became a multi-billionaire investing first in construction, agriculture and mining...

Qatar confirms will no longer pay Hamas...

Qatar confirms will no longer pay Hamas...

Middle East

Sun, Jan 27 2019

Last week Israel's premier temporarily blocked the funds after a flareup on the frontier

Hezbollah chief warns Israel against...

Hezbollah chief warns Israel against...

World

Sun, Jan 27 2019

“Don’t make an error of judgment and don’t lead the region towards war or a major...

Coalition strikes kill 42 in IS Syria...

Coalition strikes kill 42 in IS Syria...

Middle East

Sat, Jan 26 2019

The Syrian Democratic Forces, with backing from a US-led coalition, are battling to expel the last jihadists...

EU adds Saudi Arabia to draft terrorism...

EU adds Saudi Arabia to draft terrorism...

Middle East

Sat, Jan 26 2019

The move comes amid heightened international pressure on Saudi Arabia after the murder of Saudi journalist...

Qatar distributes funds for Gaza's...

Qatar distributes funds for Gaza's...

Middle East

Sat, Jan 26 2019

Hundreds of people queued at post offices in the Gaza Strip to each collect a $100 bill

UN expert to lead international inquiry...

UN expert to lead international inquiry...

Middle East

Fri, Jan 25 2019

Earlier on Thursday, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said it was time for an international...