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Kuwait's own 'Muslim ban'

Kuwait's own 'Muslim ban'

Middle East

Thu, Feb 2 2017

Citizens from five Muslim-majority countries – Syria, Iraq, Iran, Pakistan and Afghanistan – will no...

Iran mourns 'sheikh of moderation'...

Iran mourns 'sheikh of moderation'...

Middle East

Mon, Jan 9 2017

Iran's political and religious leadership attended a memorial service at Hussainiya Jamaran, a religious...

UN chief concerned Iran may have violated...

UN chief concerned Iran may have violated...

World

Mon, Jan 9 2017

The United Nations chief expressed concern to the Security Council that Iran may have violated an arms...

Former Iranian president Rafsanjani...

Former Iranian president Rafsanjani...

Middle East

Sun, Jan 8 2017

Former Iranian president Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani died in hospital on Sunday after suffering a heart...

'Western weapons used to commit war...

'Western weapons used to commit war...

Middle East

Thu, Jan 5 2017

Shia Muslim militias, known collective as the Hashid Shaabi, deny having sectarian aims or committing...

'70% of east Mosul retaken from Islamic...

'70% of east Mosul retaken from Islamic...

Middle East

Thu, Jan 5 2017

The western half of the city remains under the full control of Islamic State, which is fighting to hold...

UN: 6,878 civilians killed in Iraq in...

UN: 6,878 civilians killed in Iraq in...

Middle East

Tue, Jan 3 2017

According to UNAMI figures, at least 12,388 civilians were wounded in 2016

Yemen's children starve as war drags...

Yemen's children starve as war drags...

Middle East

Mon, Jan 2 2017

The coalition has been waging a fierce air campaign against the rebels since March 2015, trying unsuccessfully...

Baghdad suicide car bomb blast kills...

Baghdad suicide car bomb blast kills...

Middle East

Mon, Jan 2 2017

Many of the victims were daily labourers waiting for jobs at an intersection in Sadr City

US role in Iraq five years since military...

US role in Iraq five years since military...

Middle East

Sun, Dec 18 2016

Here a three key questions on the fifth anniversary of US troops leaving Iraq

Rebel officials say Aleppo evacuation...

Rebel officials say Aleppo evacuation...

World

Thu, Dec 15 2016

Iran imposed new conditions, saying it wanted the simultaneous evacuation of wounded from two villages...

After Aleppo, Syria's Assad still far...

After Aleppo, Syria's Assad still far...

Europe

Sun, Dec 11 2016

Still, Assad himself signalled in a December television interview that in the end he intended to restore...

IS launches ‘Agony Uncle’ radio show...

IS launches ‘Agony Uncle’ radio show...

Middle East

Wed, Dec 7 2016

In the show, clerics take on the role as an ‘Agony Uncle’ where they answer questions submitted by militants...

'Catastrophic' water shortages for 500,000...

'Catastrophic' water shortages for 500,000...

Uncategorized

Thu, Dec 1 2016

Nearly half a million civilians, already struggling to feed themselves day to day, are now without access...

Growing fears of IS use of weaponised...

Growing fears of IS use of weaponised...

Middle East

Tue, Nov 29 2016

Western countries have seen an unprecedented wave of attacks perpetrated or inspired by IS and the new...

More than 30 dead as trains collide...

More than 30 dead as trains collide...

Uncategorized

Fri, Nov 25 2016

In the country's deadliest rail disaster, 328 people were killed when a train transporting sulphur, petrol...

The fight for Mosul efforts to bridge...

The fight for Mosul efforts to bridge...

Uncategorized

Fri, Nov 25 2016

The Iraqi military and security forces are predominantly Shia, but Sunnis have a significant presence...

Suicide truck bomb kills about 100 in...

Suicide truck bomb kills about 100 in...

World

Fri, Nov 25 2016

A suicide truck bomb killed about 100 people, most of them Iranian Shi'ite pilgrims, at a petrol station...

Truck bomb blast kills 80 Shia pilgrims...

Truck bomb blast kills 80 Shia pilgrims...

Uncategorized

Thu, Nov 24 2016

The truck bomb ripped through a petrol station where buses packed with Shia pilgrims returning from the...

How Saudi-Iran proxy war tore apart...

How Saudi-Iran proxy war tore apart...

Uncategorized

Wed, Nov 23 2016

The history of their rivalry tracks and helps to explain - the Middle East's disintegration, particularly...

Iran warns of retaliation if US breaches...

Iran warns of retaliation if US breaches...

Uncategorized

Wed, Nov 23 2016

Lawmakers from both parties said they hoped bipartisan support for a tough line against Iran would continue...