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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...

UN to replace head of Yemen truce monitoring...

UN to replace head of Yemen truce monitoring...

Middle East

Fri, Jan 25 2019

It was not immediately clear why Cammaert was stepping down

Yemen prisoner swap terms expected in...

Yemen prisoner swap terms expected in...

Middle East

Wed, Jan 23 2019

The swap was one of the least contentious confidence-building measures at December's UN-sponsored...

US confirms Taliban talks in Qatar

US confirms Taliban talks in Qatar

Middle East

Wed, Jan 23 2019

President Donald Trump has ordered a halving of the 14,000 US troops in Afghanistan as he voices eagerness...

Netanyahu blocks Gaza aid funds after...

Netanyahu blocks Gaza aid funds after...

Middle East

Wed, Jan 23 2019

Israel and Hamas have fought three wars since 2008 and fears of a fourth round remain

Kurd-led forces overruns last IS-held...

Kurd-led forces overruns last IS-held...

Middle East

Wed, Jan 23 2019

'Search operations are continuing in Baghouz to find any IS fighters who are still hiding'

Palestinians to refuse remaining US...

Palestinians to refuse remaining US...

Middle East

Tue, Jan 22 2019

US President Donald Trump had already pledged to cut almost all humanitarian aid to the Palestinians...

Turkey planning international investigation...

Turkey planning international investigation...

Middle East

Tue, Jan 22 2019

Turkey has previously said it was working with other countries on the Khashoggi investigation, and has...

Infographic: EU looks for consensus...

Infographic: EU looks for consensus...

Middle East

Mon, Jan 21 2019

January 21, 2019 - Germany, France and the UK are working to agree a common EU position over alleged...

Qatar: Gaza payouts on track after delay...

Qatar: Gaza payouts on track after delay...

Middle East

Mon, Jan 21 2019

Qatar in November began a six-month, $150 million programme to fund civil servant wages and shipments...

Germany bans Iranian airline from its...

Germany bans Iranian airline from its...

Middle East

Mon, Jan 21 2019

The United States imposed sanctions on Mahan Air in 2011

Al Qaeda affiliate claims Mali attack...

Al Qaeda affiliate claims Mali attack...

World

Mon, Jan 21 2019

Their most recent strike occurred near Mali's northern village of Aguelhok on Sunday

Israeli bombardment in Syria kills...

Israeli bombardment in Syria kills...

Middle East

Mon, Jan 21 2019

Israel's military said it had targeted a number of Iranian installations in the country early on...