Middle East

At Least 21 Dead, Thousands displaced in Iraq Heavy Rains

At least 21 people have died and tens of thousands displaced by torrential rains that have battered Iraq over two ...
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Israel defence minister quits after ceasefire, government in turmoil

Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman announced his resignation on Wednesday and called for early elections after a sharp disagreement over ...
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Netanyahu calls start of new Iran sanctions a ‘historic day’

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday called the start of new US sanctions against his country's main enemy Iran ...
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Israel’s PM Benjamin Netanyahu hails Trump for Iran sanctions

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Saturday hailed US leader Donald Trump for reimposing sanctions against mutual foe Iran, ahead ...
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Netanyahu hails Brazil president-elect’s plan to move embassy to Jerusalem

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday hailed as "historic" Brazilian president-elect Jair Bolsonaro's plan to move his country's embassy ...
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Child dies as migrant boat capsizes off Lebanese coast

A child has drowned after a boat carrying approximately 39 migrants trying to reach Europe capsized off the northern coast ...
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Yemeni children starve as food and fuel prices soar

More than five million children risk famine in war-torn Yemen as food and fuel prices soar, Save the Children said ...
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More than two million Muslims mark Eid al-Adha in Saudi

More than two million Muslims took part in the symbolic stoning of the devil Tuesday in Saudi Arabia, the last ...
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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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