Syria

Islamic State Regroups After US Withdrawal and Turkish Incursion in Syria

The Islamic State group took advantage of both the US withdrawal from northeastern Syria and the Turkish incursion to regroup and could prepare new...
Israel

Israel Attacks Iran Controlled Military Targets in Syria

Syrian anti-aircraft defences on Wednesday intercepted a "heavy attack" by Israel warplanes over the capital Damascus, state media said. "At 1:20 am (2320 GMT) on...
protests

Middle Eastern Protests: Government’s Tug of War with People

Mass anti-government protests in several Arab countries are turning into competitions to determine who has the longer breath, the protesters or the government. In Algeria,...
Qatar

Qatar Signs Agreement with MSC Cruises to Accommodate FIFA Fans

Qatar will charter two cruise liners to accommodate visiting football fans during the 2022 FIFA World Cup as it prepares to host the global...
Turkey

US & Russia Not Keeping Their Promises Made to Turkey in Syria Deal?

Turkey's top diplomat on Monday warned that Ankara could launch further action against Kurdish forces in northern Syria unless the US and Russia of...
settlements

US says Israeli Settlements in West Bank Are Not Illegal

The United States no longer believes that Israeli settlements in the Palestinian territories are illegal, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced Monday in the...
Iraq

The End of US Influence in Iraq

It posted tens of thousands of troops in Iraq, huddled with its leaders and helped craft its laws -- but with the country swamped...

Iran-West conundrum only adversely affects Lebanon

Protests rocked Beirut a in the early october against the governments for failure to find solution to the economic crisis, corruption in the legislation,...
Iraq

Shattering Economic Conditions in Iraq and Growing Social Resentment

Despite witnessing the increase in oil revenue in 2019, Iraqi government seems to be incapable of meeting the demands of the public, majority of...
Qatar

Gulf of Oman incident: Did Qatar really have prior knowledge of a ‘sabotage attack’?

According to a Western Intelligence report, Qatar had advance knowledge of Iran’s attacks on four ships in the Gulf of Oman in May and...
Khamenei

Iran Wants the Abolition of Israel, Not the Jewish People: Khamenei

Iran's supreme leader said Friday that calls for the abolition of Israel which have sparked outrage in the West target the "imposed state" not...
protesters

Lebanese Protestors Enraged Over Selection of New Prime Minister

Lebanese protesters demanding radical reform have reacted with anger to the reported designation of a new prime minister they regard as emblematic of a...
Qatar

Saudi Arabia and Qatar Signal Resolving Tensions Through Football

A Saudi-led bloc's decision to play a football tournament in rival Qatar could herald a rapprochement after a two-year stand-off, and signal Riyadh is...

Western Nations Clash Over the Fate of Jailed Jihadists

The United States and its European allies clashed Thursday over what to do with thousands of jihadists jailed in Syria, with Washington calling a...
Qatar

Ending blockade: Qatar and Saudi Arabia are moving towards a major breakthrough

Qatar and Saudi Arabia are coming closer to resolving long-standing issues amicably. Reliable sources claim that the upcoming soccer tournament in Doha is likely...
Gaza

Gaza-Israel Violence Grows Admist Attempted Negotiations

Exchanges of fire triggered by Israel's targeted killing of a top militant in Gaza killed 16 Palestinians on Wednesday, with the violence showing little...
Gulf

Soccer Bringing Gulf Together: KSA & UAE Playing in Qatar is a Step Forward

Gulf soccer may be giving Bob Dylan’s 1964 hit, ‘The Times They Are a-Changin,’ a new lease on life. Qatar surrendered its Arabian Gulf...
China

China Getting Engulfed in Conflicts Middle East Presents

Opinion | China is maneuvering to avoid being sucked into the Middle East’s numerous disputes amid mounting debate in Beijing on whether the People’s Republic...
Lebanese

Lebanese Man Shot Dead as the Army Attempted to Disperse Protestors

A man was shot dead south of Beirut after the army opened fire to disperse protesters blocking roads, Lebanese state media said Wednesday, nearly...
football

Iraqis Aim to Rekindle Protests Through the Football Match Against Iran

For Iraqis opposed to the Baghdad government and its sponsor Tehran, there is even more than football at stake when Iraq faces Iran in...
Afghanistan

Afghanistan to Swap Senior Taliban Prisoners for Western Hostages

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani announced Tuesday that three high-ranking Taliban prisoners would be released, in an apparent exchange for two Western hostages who were...
Ukraine

Qatar and Ukraine sign a protocol to enhance cooperation on air traffic

The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine and the government of Qatar have signed a protocol amending and supplementing the agreement on air traffic. Recently,...
Saudi

Three Performers Stabbed in Saudi Capital

A Yemeni man stabbed three performers during a live play in the Saudi capital Monday, police said, in the first such attack since the...
Lebanon

‘My Nationality My Dignity’: Lebanese Women Protest To Pass Down Their Nationality

Draped in the Lebanese flag, 22-year-old Dana is bursting with pride at taking part in Lebanon's "revolution" -- even if her home country refuses...
Suez

150 Years On Suez Canal Remains a Vital International Waterway

In its 150 years of operations, the Suez Canal has been through wars and high-stakes power struggles as it imposed itself as a vital...
Turkey

Trump Attempts to Keep Turkey in NATO Despite US Hesitance

The United States will do its "very best" to keep Turkey in NATO, the US national security advisor said Sunday ahead of a White...
political

Lebanon: Protests Force PM’s Resignation and a New Cabinet

Thousands protested on Sunday across Lebanon against the ruling class for a fourth consecutive week, as they await a new cabinet two weeks after...
Iraq

Iraq Enters Third Week of Protests With Casualties on the Rise

Anti-government protests in Iraq entered their third week on Friday amid fresh bloodshed, but leaders appeared to have closed rank around the country's embattled...
Qatar

FIFA World Cup 2022: Qatar Welcomes LGBT Supporters

Qatar has confirmed that LGBT supporters will be welcomed during the FIFA World Cup 2022. According to details, Liverpool chief executive Peter Moore has...
Israel

World should pressure on Iran over nuclear activity, says Israel

Israel called on European nations to join the US in pressuring Iran on Thursday over its renewed uranium enrichment and what Prime Minister Benjamin...

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