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US drone strike kills 14 jihadists in...

US drone strike kills 14 jihadists in...

Middle East

Fri, Oct 23 2020

According to OSDH, a British-based NGO, the strike targeted a dinner meeting of jihadists in the village...

US slaps new sanctions on Iran groups...

US slaps new sanctions on Iran...

North America

Fri, Oct 23 2020

Iran summoned the ambassador of Switzerland, who represents US interests in Tehran in the absence of...

Palestinians sue Britain for 1917 Balfour...

Palestinians sue Britain for Balfour...

Middle East

Fri, Oct 23 2020

The Balfour Declaration, signed by the then British foreign secretary Arthur James Balfour, is seen as...

Lebanon's Hariri on course to be named...

Lebanon's Hariri on course to be named...

Middle East

Thu, Oct 22 2020

Sunni leader Hariri's last coalition government was toppled almost exactly a year ago as protests...

45 lawmakers urge US to boycott Saudi-hosted...

45 lawmakers urge US to boycott Saudi-hosted...

North America

Thu, Oct 22 2020

The letter comes as Riyadh on Wednesday began a two-day Women 20 (W20) conference, aimed at promoting...

S Arabia launch national artificial...

Saudi launch national artificial intelligence...

Middle East

Wed, Oct 21 2020

Saudi Arabia is pushing to diversify its economy away from oil, boost the private sector and create more...

Fiancee of Khashoggi, human rights group...

Fiancee of Khashoggi, human rights group...

World

Wed, Oct 21 2020

Another lawsuit was filed in August in a US court by a former top Saudi intelligence official who accused...

Israel says UAE visit making history,...

Israel says UAE visit making...

Middle East

Tue, Oct 20 2020

Four agreements were signed between the parties, relating to investment, scientific cooperation, civil...

As US vote looms, Gulf powers count...

As US vote looms, Gulf powers count...

North America

Tue, Oct 20 2020

A Biden administration would most likely attempt to bring Iran back to the negotiating table and adopt...

UAE cabinet ratifies normalizing ties...

UAE cabinet ratifies normalizing ties...

Middle East

Mon, Oct 19 2020

Israel ratified the deal in a cabinet vote and a parliamentary vote last week

Iran: UN arms embargo on Tehran has...

Iran: UN arms embargo on Tehran has...

Middle East

Sun, Oct 18 2020

The embargo on the sale of conventional arms to Iran was due to start expiring progressively from Sunday,...

Saudi Arabia allows prayers in Al-Haram...

Saudi Arabia allows prayers in Al-Haram...

World

Sun, Oct 18 2020

Earlier this month Saudi Arabia allowed citizens and residents to perform the Umrah pilgrimage at Islam’s...

Israeli parliament backs UAE normalization...

Israeli parliament backs UAE deal

Middle East

Fri, Oct 16 2020

Meanwhile, US secretary of state Mike Pompeo urged Saudi Arabia to consider normalization process with...

Pompeo encourages Saudis to normalize...

Pompeo encourages Saudis to normalize...

Middle East

Wed, Oct 14 2020

Pompeo also announced that the United States had acquired a 26-acre site to build a new US embassy in...

Israel approves first West Bank settler...

Israel approves first West Bank settler...

Middle East

Wed, Oct 14 2020

The settlement uptick signals Israel's rejection of Palestinian statehood and deals a blow to hopes...

S Arabia hosts G20 talks on Covid-19...

S Arabia hosts G20 talks

Middle East

Wed, Oct 14 2020

The World Bank and campaigners have called for the G20’s debt suspension initiative to be extended...

Lebanon, Israel hold talks on disputed...

Lebanon, Israel hold talks on maritime...

Middle East

Wed, Oct 14 2020

Hezbollah, which fought a month-long war with Israel in 2006, says the talks are not a sign of peace-making...

Iraqi militias agree 'conditional ceasefire'...

Iraqi militias agree 'conditional ceasefire'...

Middle East

Sun, Oct 11 2020

US officials blame Kataib Hezbollah for dozens of rocket attacks against US installations in Iraq

China backs Iran nuclear deal, calls...

China backs Iran nuclear deal

Middle East

Sun, Oct 11 2020

Iran has been locked in an acrimonious relationship with Saudi Arabia, the other major Middle Eastern...

Face masks made compulsory in public...

Face masks made compulsory in public...

Middle East

Sat, Oct 10 2020

On Saturday, the Health Ministry reported 195 deaths in the past 24 hours, taking the total toll to...

4 dead in Beirut fuel tank...

4 dead in Beirut fuel tank...

Middle East

Sat, Oct 10 2020

More than 30 people have been hurt in the conflagration