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Sources: Iran-backed militias deployed...

Sources: Iran-backed militias deployed...

Middle East

Thu, Oct 17 2019

Iran’s role in responding to the demonstrations was another reminder of Tehran’s reach in...

Damascus says Syrians 'unified' against...

Damascus says Syrians 'unified' against...

Middle East

Thu, Oct 17 2019

The deployment is the most significant by the army since it began a large-scale pullout from the region...

Trump letter to Erdogan: 'Don't be a...

Trump letter to Erdogan: 'Don't be a...

Middle East

Thu, Oct 17 2019

In language shorn of diplomatic niceties, Trump began with an outright threat

Egypt archaeologists find 20 ancient...

Egypt archaeologists find 20 ancient...

Middle East

Thu, Oct 17 2019

More details will be released at a news conference on Saturday

Iran-backed militias deployed snipers...

Iran-backed militias deployed snipers...

Middle East

Thu, Oct 17 2019

A security source told the snipers were using radio communications equipment provided by Iran

35 foreigners dead in Saudi bus...

35 foreigners dead in Saudi bus...

Middle East

Thu, Oct 17 2019

The passengers include Asian and Arabic nationalities

Russian forces patrol between Syrian,...

Russian forces patrol between Syrian,...

Middle East

Wed, Oct 16 2019

Russia said Tuesday its military police were patrolling in the area following the withdrawal of forces...

Turkey detains nearly 200 for opposing...

Turkey detains nearly 200 for opposing...

Middle East

Wed, Oct 16 2019

Of the 186 people held, 24 have been formally arrested

Iran president's brother starts 5 year...

Iran president's brother starts 5 year...

Middle East

Wed, Oct 16 2019

Hossein Fereydoun, who served as an aide to the president, was arrested in July 2017 and put on trial...

Turkey defiant on Syria operation as...

Turkey defiant on Syria operation as...

Middle East

Wed, Oct 16 2019

Trump sent Pence along with his top diplomat Mike Pompeo to Turkey amid the greatest crisis in relations...

Infographic: EU looks to stop arms sales...

Infographic: EU looks to stop arms sales...

Middle East

Wed, Oct 16 2019

A number of European nations have imposed limits on arms exports to Ankara in protest at Turkey’s...

US slaps sanctions on Turkey as Syrian...

US slaps sanctions on Turkey as Syrian...

Middle East

Wed, Oct 16 2019

The United States slapped sanctions on its Nato ally in a bid to stop an assault that its own troop withdrawal...

Syria Kurds defend key town as Turkey...

Syria Kurds defend key town as Turkey...

Middle East

Tue, Oct 15 2019

Since launching their assault on October 9, Turkish-backed forces have secured more than 100km of...

Infographic: Syrian army moves to confront...

Infographic: Syrian army moves to confront...

Middle East

Tue, Oct 15 2019

Syrian government troops have moved into a series of towns and villages in northern Syria, setting up...

Saudi Arabia opens tourist visas to...

Saudi Arabia opens tourist visas to...

Middle East

Mon, Oct 14 2019

Until now, foreigners travelling to Saudi Arabia had been largely restricted to resident workers and...

Saudi visit shows Putin's deepening...

Saudi visit shows Putin's deepening...

Middle East

Mon, Oct 14 2019

On the eve of Putin's trip, US troops were abruptly retreating from northern Syria as Russian-backed...

Syria regime steps in to halt Turkish...

Syria regime steps in to halt Turkish...

Middle East

Mon, Oct 14 2019

The chaos in the areas targeted in the six-day-old Turkish assault has already led to the escape of around...

SPA: Saudi king approves US military...

SPA: Saudi king approves US military...

Middle East

Sun, Oct 13 2019

The United States announced a deployment of about 3,000 troops to the Gulf state

Kurds: a stateless people across four...

Kurds: a stateless people across four...

Middle East

Sat, Oct 12 2019

he Kurds inhabit largely mountainous, regions across southeastern Turkey through northern Syria and Iraq...

Turkey steps up assault on Syria Kurds...

Turkey steps up assault on Syria Kurds...

Middle East

Sat, Oct 12 2019

The Turkish defence ministry hailed its forces' capture of the first Kurdish-held town of the offensive...

US deploying 3,000 more troops to Saudi...

US deploying 3,000 more troops to Saudi...

Middle East

Sat, Oct 12 2019

The move comes as tensions jumped Friday after Tehran said that suspected missiles had struck an Iranian...