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Syrian opposition agrees to send united delegation to Geneva talks

AFP, 24, NOV, 2017-- Syria's disparate opposition groups announced an agreement early Friday to send a united delegation to next week's UN-brokered peace talks in ...

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Saudi Crown Prince calls Iran leader 'new Hitler': NYT

DUBAI (Reuters) NOV. 24, 2017-- Saudi Arabia’s powerful Crown Prince called the Supreme Leader of Iran “the new Hitler of the Middle East” in an interview with the New ...

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US increases number of military personnel in Middle East by 33 percent in 4 months

Daily Sabah MIDEAST, NOV, 23, 2017-- The number of U.S. military personnel stationed in the Middle East has surged 33 percent in the third quarter of 2017, a ...

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UN survey: Besieged Syrians eating trash, fainting from hunger

Reuters, 23 November 2017-- Syrians in the besieged enclave of Eastern Ghouta are so short of food that they are eating trash, fainting from hunger and forcing their ...

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Kuwait backs Bahrain and Saudi steps on security

Kuwait, GDN, November 22, 2017 - Kuwait expressed support to Bahrain and Saudi Arabia backing all measures being undertaken to maintain their national security and ...

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Lebanon's Hariri says to hold off resignation as PM

BEIRUT (Reuters) NOV. 22, 2017- Lebanon’s Saad al-Hariri said on Wednesday he would hold off presenting his resignation as prime minister in response to a request ...

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US Warns of Risk of Missiles From Yemen Hitting Saudi Arabia

WASHINGTON, NOV. 21, 2017 — The United States is warning Americans traveling to Saudi Arabia about the risk of ballistic missile attacks from neighboring Yemen. A new ...

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Syria opposition urges Arab unity against Iran

ISTANBUL, AA, 20 November 2017--Syrian National Coalition calls on Arab nations to form coalition to fight against ‘Iranian interference’ in war-torn Syria The Syrian ...

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Arab League Labels Lebanon's Hezbollah a Terrorist Organization

(Bloomberg) November 20, 2017 -- The Arab league classified Lebanon’s Hezbollah as a terrorist organization after an emergency meeting held in Cairo on Sunday. Arab ...

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UN calls on Syria warring sides to stop targeting civilians

DAMASCUS (AFP) 19 November 2017-- The United Nations on Sunday called on Syria's warring sides to stop targeting civilians in the capital Damascus and nearby ...

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Hariri announces return to Lebanon as crisis simmers

AFP, November 19, 2017 - Prime Minister Saad Hariri said he will return to Lebanon for Wednesday's Independence Day celebrations and explain his situation, after his ...

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France sees ‘negative’ foreign sways in Lebanon

PARIS, Washington Post, November 18, 2017 - The French presidency says it is essential to protect Lebanon from “negative” foreign influences because the country needs a ...

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ISIS attack kills 26 displaced people in Syria

AFP, 18 November 2017 - A car bombing blamed on the ISIS group killed at least 26 displaced people in eastern Syria on Friday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights ...

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How Houthis manage to control Yemen?

Abdulrahman al-Rashed Al Arabiya, 17 November 2017 - The Houthis are a small group that lives in North Yemen. Iran embraced them to confront Saudi Arabia and ...

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Japan asks UN council to extend Syria gas attacks probe for 30 days

UNITED NATIONS, UNITED STATES, AFP, 17 November 2017 - Japan on Thursday asked the UN Security Council to renew for 30 days a UN-led investigation of chemical weapons ...

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Lebanon's Hariri to fly to Paris within 48 hours: source close to Hariri

BEIRUT (Reuters) NOV. 16, 2017 - Lebanon’s Saad al-Hariri is expected to leave Saudi Arabia for France within 48 hours, before flying home to Beirut to officially ...

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Hundreds of detainees in Yemen tortured to death in Houthi prisons

Sanaa, Al Arabiya,16 November 2017 -The Yemeni government announced on Thursday that hundreds of those who had been forcibly abducted have been tortured to death in ...

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Suicide bomb attack near Afghan political gathering kills nine

KABUL Reuters, November 16, 2017 - A suicide bomb attack in the Afghan capital on Thursday near a gathering of supporters of an influential regional leader killed at ...

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Video: Suicide car bomber targets security forces in Yemen’s Aden

Al Arabiya, 14 November 2017 - A suicide car bomb targeted a camp used by security forces in the al-Mansoura district in Yemen's port city of Aden on Tuesday. A bombing ...

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U.S. to fight Islamic State in Syria 'as long as they want to fight': Mattis

WASHINGTON, Reuters, November 14, 2017 - The U.S. military will fight Islamic State in Syria “as long as they want to fight,” Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on ...

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Bin Laden’s Machiavellian plan and his coordination with Iran and Qatar in Libya

Al Arabiya, 13 November 2017 - Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden did not perceive the Arab uprisings of 2011 as a young democratic spring born on Facebook and Twitter; he ...

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Saudi Arabia to reopen Yemen airports and seaports after brief closure

Al Arabiya with Agencies, 13 November 2017 - Saudi Arabia said Monday that the Arab coalition fighting the Houthi militia will begin reopening airports and seaports in ...

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Air raids on market kill 53 in north Syria town: monitor

AFP, 13 November 2017 - Air strikes on a market killed at least 53 people, including children, in a town in northern Syria on Monday despite a 'de-escalation zone' in ...

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Video: Powerful earthquake hits Iraq and Iran, killing more than 300

BAGHDAD/ANKARA, Reuters, November 13, 2017 - At least 332 people were killed in Iran and Iraq when a magnitude 7.3 earthquake jolted the region on Sunday, state media in ...

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At least 50 dead in artillery fire, Russian strikes in Syria

Beirut, AFP, 12 November 2017 - Dozens of civilians have died in artillery fire and Russian bombardment of two displacement camps and surrounding territory in eastern ...

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Houthis repeat threat to target international shipping lines, oil tankers

Sanaa, Al Arabiya, 12 November 2017 - Iranian-backed Houthi militias reiterated threats to target international shipping lines and oil ships in the Red Sea. “We will ...

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Saudi-led strikes hit defense ministry in Yemen capital

AFP, November 11, 2017 - The Saudi-led coalition carried out air strikes on the defence ministry in Yemen's rebel-held capital Sanaa late Friday, witnesses and rebel ...

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Video: Egyptian forces destroy arms smugglers' vehicles on Libya border

CAIRO (Reuters) NOVEMBER 11, 2017 - Egyptian military jets destroyed 10 vehicles carrying weapons, ammunition and smuggled goods near the country’s western desert ...

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Aerial photos show ‘Iranian military base’ under construction in Syria

Al Arabiya, 11 November - New satellite images emerged on Friday showcasing what appears to be an Iranian military hub under construction in Syria. Building ...

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The US position on the Situation in Lebanon

Rex W. Tillerson Secretary of State Washington, DC November 10, 2017 The United States strongly supports the sovereignty and independence of the Republic of Lebanon ...

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