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Giant Ramadan lantern lights up Jerusalem

Sun, 06/04/2017 - 07:35

The switch on of the lantern is part of a number of cultural events and activities taking part in East Jerusalem during Ramadan.

Analysis: What's the new sheriff in the Middle East up to?

Sun, 06/04/2017 - 06:59

American intervention in Syria may lead to an international crisis with Iran, Turkey and most of all Russia.

Palestinian Authority bans public eating during Ramadan

Sun, 06/04/2017 - 06:11

The highest religious official in the Palestinian Authority, the Grand Mufti of Jerusalem, called on security forces to ensure compliance.

Hamas denies expulsion from Qatar

Sun, 06/04/2017 - 04:52

Hamas spokesman claims "false reports were spread in the media trying to slander and hurt Hamas's international relations."

Hezbollah threat continues to overshadow Galilee

Sat, 06/03/2017 - 22:06

Death of Hezbollah commander marks an escalation in Iran’s role in Iraq

Syrian civil war: Assad’s hollow crown

Sat, 06/03/2017 - 00:49

Jonathan Spyer reports from a regime sponsored tour of war-torn Syria and finds rampant antisemitism and empty rhetoric that fails to disguise the dictator’s flimsy grip on power.

Father of Turkish NBA star detained in Turkish coup investigation

Fri, 06/02/2017 - 19:00

NBA star Enes Kanter lashed out at Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan on Twitter.

Why are Israel, allies keeping mum on $110 billion US-Saudi arms deal?

Fri, 06/02/2017 - 01:30

There seems to be various factors at play driving the reluctance to confront Trump.

US Air Force veteran gets 35 years for trying to join ISIS

Thu, 06/01/2017 - 06:45

Prosecutors said Pugh bought a one-way plane ticket from his home in Egypt to Turkey in 2015 planning to cross the Syrian border into territory controlled by the Islamic State.

Who's your mummy? Genetic secrets of ancient Egypt unwrapped

Thu, 06/01/2017 - 05:15

The closest genetic ties were to the peoples of the ancient Near East, including Israel.

Aravrit: A language of coexistence in the Middle East

Thu, 06/01/2017 - 04:05

Middle East peace may remain out of reach, but at least the Hebrew and Arabic languages have found a compromise.

Massive bomb kills at least 80, wounds hundreds in Afghan capital

Wed, 05/31/2017 - 07:32

The explosion will add pressure to the fragile government of President Ashraf Ghani.

Cairo to continue targeting ISIS in Libya following attacks on Christians

Tue, 05/30/2017 - 04:01

"Anyone sponsoring terrorism will be punished no matter where they are," says Military spokesman; Egyptian air force cooperating with Libyan National Army.

WATCH: The Ramadan anti-terror ad going viral in the Mideast

Tue, 05/30/2017 - 03:58

As of Tuesday, the video had garnered more than 2.7 million views on YouTube.

Iranian-backed militias reach Iraq-Syria border

Mon, 05/29/2017 - 19:59

In lightning offensive, Iraqi forces carve out strategic corridor from Baghdad to Syria.

Cousin of Manchester bomber: If Hitler was still alive, Jews would burn

Mon, 05/29/2017 - 07:46

The relative had also posted anti-UK messages, including derogatory comments about his hometown, writing: "Manchester is my no.1 enemy I f***ing hate the s***hole.”

Descendants of Saudi Wahhabism founder distance themselves from Qatar

Sun, 05/28/2017 - 10:22

The rift has also prompted authorities in Saudi Arabia and the UAE to block the main website of Qatar-based al Jazeera.

Trump to troops: All children of all faiths deserve a future of hope

Sat, 05/27/2017 - 20:12

Nikki Haley to visit Israel in June

Iran sanctions bill likely to become law, testing nuke deal

Sat, 05/27/2017 - 17:51

In no way does it violate 2015 accord, AIPAC says