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Iran Guard warns Netanyahu will be ‘forced into the sea’

AFP| The deputy commander of Iran's revolutionary guards warned Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Friday to "practice swimming in the Mediterranean" because he would...

Palestinian teen says no regrets after release from Israeli prison

AFP | Palestinian teenager Ahed Tamimi said Monday she was deeply changed by her eight-month sentence in an Israeli jail for slapping two soldiers, but...

Xinjiang: Pan-Turkism fuels China’s hearts-and-minds campaign

Dr. James M. Dorsey | Chinese efforts to woo Saudi Arabia’s ethnic Chinese community highlight the People’s Republic’s effort to avert criticism from the Muslim...

Palestinian killed by Israeli forces after infiltrating from Gaza: army

AFP | Israeli soldiers opened fire on four Palestinians who infiltrated from the Gaza Strip on Monday and sought to set an unmanned sniper post...

Kuwait at UN seeks backing for Palestinian protection

AFP | Kuwait on Tuesday circulated a watered-down draft UN Security Council resolution on setting up an international protection mission for the Palestinians in a...

Jeremy McLellan introduced his baby girl with a tribute to Nawaz...

News Desk | Jeremy McLellan, an American comedian was blessed with a baby girl on 18 May.  An avid supporter of Pakistan, McLellan posted a...

Arab Israelis in Haifa protest over Gaza killings

AFP | Hundreds of Arab Israelis demonstrated Saturday evening in Haifa in solidarity with Gaza, where more than 60 Palestinians have died from Israeli fire...

Erdogan hosts Islamic summit to back Palestinians, condemn Israel

AFP | Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday hosts for the second time in half a year a summit of the world's main pan-Islamic...

Egypt opens Gaza border for month of Ramadan: president

AFP | Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has made a rare decision to open the Rafah crossing with Gaza for a month, allowing Palestinians to...

Pakistan’s favorite ‘Pindi Boy’ Jeremy McLellan speaks up for the Palestinian...

News Desk | Jeremy McLellan, Pakistan's favorite American comedian is facing a backlash from Indians and Zionists as he posted multiple tweets condemning the US...

‘Stop the Attack on Gaza’: Lebanese star protest at Cannes Film...

News Desk | During her first walk at the Cannes Film Festival’s red carpet, the Lebanese actress Manal Issa protested the indiscriminate killings of Palestinians...

Palestinian baby dies from tear gas inhalation at Gaza protest: ministry

AFP | A Palestinian baby died as a result of inhaling tear gas during clashes along the Israel-Gaza border, the health ministry in the enclave...

Middle Eastern rivalry spills onto Asian soccer pitches

James M. Dorsey Saudi Arabia’s bitter rivalry with Iran has spilled onto Asian soccer pitches with the newly created South West Asian Football Federation (SWAFF)reflecting the...

Israeli soldier freed after serving manslaughter term

AFP | An Israeli soldier convicted of manslaughter for shooting dead a prone Palestinian assailant was freed from prison on Tuesday, the army said, after...

Palestinian journalist shot at Gaza protest dies of wounds

AFP | A Palestinian journalist shot two weeks ago by Israeli forces on the Gaza border has died, Israeli and Palestinian sources said Wednesday, the...

Is Saudi Arabia playing good cop, bad cop with Israel over...

News Analysis | The Monarch of Saudi Arabia, King Salman bin Abdul Aziz and his heir, Mohammed bin Salman, seem to be playing good cop,...

Google remembers legendary singer Nazia Hassan on her 53rd birthday

News Desk | Google is paying homage today to legendary pop singer Nazia Hassan with a doodle feature on her 53rd birthday. Nazia Hassan after...

Palestine still remains core issue in Middle East

M K Bhadrakumar | The horrific shooting down of 17 unarmed, peaceful Palestinian demonstrators on Friday by the Israeli security forces has once again underscored that Israel’s...

Clashes, 16 dead as thousands of Gazans march near Israel border

AFP | Clashes erupted as tens of thousands of Gazans marched near the Israeli border in a major protest, with 16 Palestinians killed and hundreds...

Why it’s so hard to make sense of Trump’s foreign policy

Scott Lucas | Under Donald Trump, trying to predict, dissect and understand the US’s attitude to the world has become almost impossible – not that plenty...

Iran military official: West used lizards for nuclear spying

AFP | The former chief-of-staff of Iran's armed forces said Tuesday that Western spies had used lizards which could "attract atomic waves" to spy on...

Modi reveals changed stance after three-hour visit to Palestine

News Analysis | On February 10, Prime Minister Modi made a three-hour visit to Ramallah, Palestine, from Amman, Jordan and said “India hopes to see...

Erdogan support for Pakistan highlights US’ worsening ties with the world

News Analysis | On Wednesday, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called Pakistani President Mamnoon Hussain to express his solidarity with Pakistan. US President Donald Trump...

Trump targets Palestine in next aid cut threat

AFP | President Donald Trump admitted the Middle East peace process was in difficulty Tuesday and threatened to cut US aid to Palestinians, currently worth...

Trump creating conditions for America’s waning influence

Junaid Ali Malik | There is a national debate going on in America over the Trump Administration’s foreign policy. The scholars and analysts are seriously...

Finding balance amid KSA-Iran tussle

Junaid Ali Malik | Saudi Arabia (KSA) and Iran both have immense importance for Pakistan. Iran was the first country that recognized it. Saudi Arabia...

Iran’s soft power masterstroke against Saudi Arabia

Andrew Korybko | Iranian President Rouhani pulled off a soft power masterstroke when he publicly gave Saudi Arabia two clear conditions for the resumption of...

Erdogan counters Trump by declaring Turkey will open embassy to Palestine...

AFP | President Recep Tayyip Erdogan expressed hope on Sunday that Turkey would soon be able to open an embassy to a Palestinian state in...

PM Abbasi supports Muslim leaders in declaring Al Quds as capital...

News Analysis | Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has expressed his dissatisfaction with the response of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation's (OIC) in demonstrating solidarity with...

Is Middle East witnessing an end of civil wars and sectarian...

James M. Dorsey | Optimists see hopeful signs that the Middle East may be exiting from a dark tunnel of violence, civil war, sectarian strife, and...

2 Palestinians dead and 80 injured during anti-Trump protest

Reuters | At least two people were killed in clashes with Israeli troops on Friday when thousands of Palestinians demonstrated against U.S. President Donald Trump's...

Playing with Fire: There are no good guys in the Middle...

James M. Dorsey | Remarks at United Hebrew Congregation, Singapore, 3 October 2017 There are no nice guys in the Middle East, a region that is...

Jeremy Corbyn under fire for supporting Muslims over Israeli Prime Minister

Jeremy Corbyn has come under fire for speaking at an event organized by the Muslim Engagement and Development (Mend). He addressed the Muslim Engagement and...

Writing “Israel” In Quotation Marks Is A Peaceful Form Of Pro-Semitic...

Andrew Korybko | The political entity that’s recognized by most of the world’s states as “Israel” was founded under very controversial circumstances related to the...

Migrant crisis: Europe reaps what US foreign policy had sown

Raja Waqas Shabbir | The emergence of Islamic fundamentalism and hate against the 'Collective Western meddling' in the affairs of the Muslim countries, in particular,...

Is Kurdistan a US-Israeli conspiracy to balkanize Middle East?

M K Bhadrakumar | The result of the Kurdish independence referendum in northern Iraq will be known in the next 48 hours or so, but no surprises...

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