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Oman bars expats from certain jobs amid...

Oman bars expats from certain jobs amid...

Middle East

Sun, Jan 24 2021

The work permits of foreigners in those professions will not be renewed after their expiry date

Hundreds protest police repression in...

Hundreds protest police repression in...

Middle East

Sun, Jan 24 2021

Human rights groups on Thursday said at least 1,000 people had been detained

11 Iraqi fighters killed in ambush

11 Iraqi fighters killed in ambush

Middle East

Sun, Jan 24 2021

There was no immediate claim of responsibility

Pandemic forces Jordanian children into...

Pandemic forces Jordanian children into...

Middle East

Sat, Jan 23 2021

Schools throughout Jordan have been closed for nearly a year now

Israeli strikes kill 4 civilians in...

Israeli strikes kill 4 civilians in...

Middle East

Fri, Jan 22 2021

However, the war monitor said the civilians were killed by ‘debris from one of the Syrian anti-aircraft...

IS claims Baghdad twin bombing that...

IS claims Baghdad twin bombing that...

Middle East

Fri, Jan 22 2021

The first attacker drew a crowd at the bustling market in the capital's Tayaran Square by claiming...

Rare twin suicide attack kills at least...

Twin suicide blasts kill 32 in...

Middle East

Thu, Jan 21 2021

There was no immediate claim of responsibility

Muslim Brothers say, New Egypt uprising...

New Egypt uprising 'inevitable'

Middle East

Thu, Jan 21 2021

Mohamed Morsi became Egypt's first democratically elected president in 2012 after people toppled...

US to review Yemen Houthi terrorist...

US to review Yemen Houthi terrorist...

Middle East

Wed, Jan 20 2021

UN and other aid groups have warned that the terrorist designation risks worsening the plight of a country...

Israel issues tenders for 2,500 new...

Israel to set up 2.5K new settler...

Middle East

Wed, Jan 20 2021

President-elect Biden has indicated that his administration will restore Washington's pre-Trump policy...

US exempts UN, aid groups from effort...

US exempts UN, aid groups from effort...

Middle East

Wed, Jan 20 2021

The carve-outs are not enough to allay UN fears that Washington’s move would push Yemen into a...

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