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Saudi entertainment chief sacked after...

Middle East

Tue, Jun 19 2018

Khatib had been leading a multi-billion dollar initiative to turn the austere desert kingdom into a culture...

Turkey: Air strikes kill 26...

Middle East

Tue, Jun 19 2018

The Turkish military has ramped up air strikes in northern Iraq, targeting PKK bases in Qandil, close...

Iraq condemns strikes targeting...

Middle East

Tue, Jun 19 2018

The US military denied it was responsible

Arab coalition bombs Houthis at Hodeidah...

Middle East

Mon, Jun 18 2018

The upsurge in fighting has wounded dozens of civilians and prevented aid organizations from reaching...

Civilians flee bombardment as Arab states...

Middle East

Thu, Jun 14 2018

The United Nations says 22 million Yemenis need humanitarian aid

UN condemns Israel’s use of excessive...

Middle East

Thu, Jun 14 2018

The United States failed in a bid to amend the resolution with a paragraph that would have condemned...

Arab states launch biggest assault of...

Middle East

Wed, Jun 13 2018

The operation has started after the passing of a three-day deadline set by the United Arab Emirates for...

Saudi Arabia, UAE, Kuwait offer $2.5bn...

Middle East

Mon, Jun 11 2018

Jordan has been rocked in recent days by mass protests against price rises and a proposed tax hike as...

Iran's Rouhani criticises US unilateralism...

Middle East

Sun, Jun 10 2018

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday criticized US "unilateralism" in withdrawing from...

Heavy clashes near Yemen's Hodeidah...

Middle East

Sun, Jun 10 2018

A broader UN peace plan calls on the Houthis to give up their missiles in return for an end to a coalition...

Emergency UN General Assembly meeting...

Middle East

Sat, Jun 9 2018

The emergency meeting had been pushed by the Organization of Islamic States and the Arab League

Iraqi cleric Sadr announces disarmament...

Middle East

Sat, Jun 9 2018

Sadr had urged his followers to remain calm after the explosion and ordered his office to investigate...

Iran's Rouhani wants more talks with...

Middle East

Sat, Jun 9 2018

Trump said last month Washington was withdrawing from what he called 'a horrible one-sided deal'...

Israeli troops kill 3 Palestinians as...

Middle East

Fri, Jun 8 2018

Israeli forces have killed at least 122 Palestinians in protests along the border since a campaign was...

Afghan forces kill 10 Taliban as ceasefire...

Middle East

Fri, Jun 8 2018

The ceasefire was welcomed by the United Nations, the United States and NATO, but some independent analysts...

Jordan withdraws tax bill after angry...

Middle East

Thu, Jun 7 2018

The tax bill was the latest in a series of austerity measures to cut national debt since Amman secured...

Yemen peace plan sees ceasefire, Houthis...

Middle East

Thu, Jun 7 2018

The peace plan was drafted by special UN envoy Martin Griffiths

Election recount, Baghdad bomb fuel...

Middle East

Thu, Jun 7 2018

Iraq's parliament passed a law on Wednesday ordering a nationwide manual recount of votes in the...

Nato rejects Qatar membership...

World

Wed, Jun 6 2018

Qatar's defence minister said on Tuesday that his country's long-term strategic "ambition"is to join...

King Abdullah of Jordan: Balancing on...

Middle East

Tue, Jun 5 2018

The writing has been on Jordan’s wall since the 2011 protests when in a seismic shift of Jordanian...

First Saudi women get driving...

Middle East

Tue, Jun 5 2018

The move comes as Saudi Arabia, the only country in the world where women are not allowed drive, prepares...