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US Senate proposal would block Saudi...

US Senate proposal would block Saudi...

Middle East

Wed, Feb 13 2019

US civilian nuclear cooperation agreement with Saudi Arabia would prevent enrichment of uranium or reprocessing...

Two tales of a city: Jerusalem tour...

Two tales of a city: Jerusalem tour...

Middle East

Wed, Feb 13 2019

The two guides will provide unique perspectives on the geopolitically sensitive city for tourists to...

Hundreds flee US-backed Syria battle...

Hundreds flee US-backed Syria battle...

Middle East

Tue, Feb 12 2019

The extremist group declared a cross-border 'caliphate' in Syria and Iraq in 2014

Acting Pentagon chief visits Baghdad...

Acting Pentagon chief visits Baghdad...

Middle East

Tue, Feb 12 2019

Shanahan is to meet leaders including Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi and will also discuss the withdrawal...

Infographic: US-backed forces launch...

Infographic: US-backed forces launch...

Middle East

Mon, Feb 11 2019

US backed, Kurdish-led forces have begun what could be the final battle against so-called Islamic State...

Infographic: Iran Islamic Revolution...

Infographic: Iran Islamic Revolution...

Middle East

Mon, Feb 11 2019

Four decades ago, on February 11, 1979, the United States-backed Shah of Iran’s government fell,...

Iran cheers US 'dismay', vaunts military...

Iran cheers US 'dismay', vaunts military...

Middle East

Mon, Feb 11 2019

On February 11, 1979, Iran's army declared its neutrality, paving the way for the collapse of the...

Hindi declared as third official court...

Hindi declared as third official court...

Middle East

Sun, Feb 10 2019

The Indian community in the UAE, numbering 2.6 million, constitutes 30% of the total population and is...

Palestine rejects invitation to attend...

Palestine rejects invitation to attend...

Middle East

Sat, Feb 9 2019

The senior administration official told reporters White House senior adviser Jared Kushner would discuss...

Pope Francis leaves behind trail of...

Pope Francis leaves behind trail of...

Middle East

Fri, Feb 8 2019

Several UAE residents of the Christian faith planned their journey from early on to be able to attend...

Contradicting Trump, Merkel says Islamic...

Contradicting Trump, Merkel says Islamic...

Middle East

Fri, Feb 8 2019

'The so-called Islamic State has been luckily driven out of its territory but this unfortunately...

Syria war: Families and fighters flee...

Syria war: Families and fighters flee...

Middle East

Thu, Feb 7 2019

Most of those emerging from the desert over the past two weeks have been IS militants' wives and...

Saudi team ready to treat conjoined...

Saudi team ready to treat conjoined...

Middle East

Thu, Feb 7 2019

Abdelkhaleq and Abdelkarim were born outside Sanaa around 10 days ago and share a kidney and a pair of...

'US must probe if weapons went to Yemen...

'US must probe if weapons went to Yemen...

Middle East

Wed, Feb 6 2019

Saudi-led coalition that is fighting the Huthi rebels in Yemen has transferred American-made weapons...

Taliban demand new constitution for...

Taliban demand new constitution for...

Middle East

Wed, Feb 6 2019

The Doha and Moscow discussions, though entirely separate, both excluded the government in Kabul

US asks nations to repatriate jihadists...

US asks nations to repatriate jihadists...

Middle East

Tue, Feb 5 2019

US allies have been grappling for weeks with what to do with foreign fighters detained in the war-ravaged...

UN council pushes Yemen's warring parties...

UN council pushes Yemen's warring parties...

Middle East

Tue, Feb 5 2019

The truce has largely held in Hodeidah, but clashes have increased in recent weeks

Pope Francis, Grand Imam of Egypt kiss,...

Pope Francis, Grand Imam of Egypt kiss,...

Middle East

Tue, Feb 5 2019

In the first ever papal visit to the Arabian peninsula, the origin of Islam, the pope specifically called...

Israeli troops kill Palestinian in West...

Israeli troops kill Palestinian in West...

Middle East

Tue, Feb 5 2019

A military statement said troops had opened fire at 'two assailants' who threw bomb

Trump pushes withdrawal from 'endless'...

Trump pushes withdrawal from 'endless'...

Middle East

Mon, Feb 4 2019

US officials have been holding talks in Qatar with the Taliban on a framework for peace negotiations,...

Egypt hosts Palestinian groups, urges...

Egypt hosts Palestinian groups, urges...

Middle East

Mon, Feb 4 2019

Egypt is also trying to prevent an escalation in violence between Hamas and Israel