Middle East

Netanyahu and top Trump aide call on Europe to pressure Iran

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and US President Donald Trump’s national security adviser met in Jerusalem Monday and called on ...
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Egypt president approves law tightening internet controls

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has signed off on a law tightening controls over the internet in the country, the ...
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Turkish President Erdogan vows Turkey will not be cowed by US

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan declared Saturday that his country would not be cowed by the United States, his latest ...
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Taliban capture northern Afghan base, kill at least 14 soldiers

Taliban fighters overran a northern Afghan army base, officials said Tuesday, killing at least 14 soldiers with dozens feared captured ...
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Court jails Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood leader for life: sources

The head of Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood and other leaders of the banned group were sentenced to life in prison on ...
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Egypt says 12 ‘terrorists’ killed in Sinai shootout

Egyptian security forces have killed “terrorists” in a shootout in the north of the Sinai Peninsula, where the Islamic State ...
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Iran gives most explicit rejection yet of US talks

Iran gave its most explicit rejection yet of talks with the United States on Saturday, and accused Washington of an ...
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Jihadists in Iraq kill five members of the same family

Islamic State group jihadists killed five members of the same family at a checkpoint on the edge of their village ...
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Iran dismisses US talks offer as Trump reimposes sanctions

Iran dismissed a US offer to renegotiate a historic 2015 nuclear deal signed with other major powers as President Donald ...
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Saudi Arabia expels Canadian ambassador, freezes new trade

Saudi Arabia will suspend new trade and investment with Canada after that country’s foreign ministry urged Riyadh to release arrested ...
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