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Young couple trying to prove human kindness among cyclists killed by ISIS

13 hours 46 min ago

“Evil is a make-believe concept we’ve invented to deal with the complexities of fellow humans holding values and beliefs and perspectives different than our own."

Analysis: The Islamic State's push for a new caliphate

15 hours 25 min ago

New reports suggest the terror group is recovering in Iraq and Syria; Khorasan Province is eyeing a new caliphate in Afghanistan.

UNRWA says schools for Palestinians to open on time despite U.S. cut

16 hours 40 min ago

UN officials said the agency needed more than $200 million from other contributors to cover its deficit after the US aid cuts.

Iran Supreme Leader admits mistake regarding nuclear talks

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 12:07

"With the issue of the nuclear negotiations, I made a mistake in permitting our foreign minister to speak with them. It was a loss for us."

U.S. is trying to make Iran 'surrender' through sanctions

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 08:52

The Iranian economy is beset by high unemployment and a rial currency which has lost half its value since April. The reimposition of sanctions could also make the economic situation worse.

Jordan vows to eradicate terrorism after deadly standoff

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 22:39

The government has yet to release the identities of the terrorists involved in last week’s raid, raising questions about whether they are foreign or homegrown

Erdogan says Turkey will boycott US electronics, lira steadies

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 22:21

The lira has lost more than 40 percent this year and crashed to an all-time low.

Why Trump’s ‘Arab NATO’ plan won’t curb Iran

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 22:09

Unless internal rifts between potential members are resolved and a political consensus on burden-sharing is achieved, the Trump administration’s plans are unlikely to become reality.

Nasrallah: We're stronger than the IDF, will soon be victorious in Syria

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 17:31

"Israel is rebuilding itself today, in view of the defeat in 2006, including reexamining its doctrine of war, on the basis that its enemy is serious and capable."

Egypt summons Palestinian groups for Israeli truce, unity talks

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 13:36

Hamas leaders have informed the Egyptians that any cease-fire agreement with Israel should be taken by all Palestinian factions, and not only Hamas.

Lebanon's Hariri says forming a government may be delayed

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 13:03

"Perhaps we need more time to arrive at a final formula."

Congress’s NDAA gave Trump a green light to confront Iran

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 09:46

The Act encourages the Defense Department and State Department to come up with a strategy to confront Iran in Syria and prevent US support for Iraq aiding Iran's allies.

No stealth jets for Turkey as Trump signs defense policy blocking sale

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 07:50

Turkey, active in the F-35 program since 1999, was set to receive 100 of the stealth fighter planes

Report: Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces meet with Syrian government

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 04:03

Kurdish-led authorities attempt to open new channels to President Bashar Assad's government as they seek to negotiate a political deal that keeps their autonomy within Syria.

Iran's Khamenei bans holding direct talks with United States

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 08:39

"More than the sanctions, economic mismanagement (by the government) is putting pressure on ordinary Iranians," Khameni said.

Iran unveils new short-range Fateh ballistic missile

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 07:22

The latest Fateh missile called the Al-Mobeen or "The Divine Conquest."

Turkish lira recoups losses following Central Bank intervention

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 05:44

The fresh lira collapse on Sunday night hit Asian shares, weakened the South African rand and drove demand in global markets for safe currencies including the dollar, Swiss franc and yen.

Four security personnel killed in Jordan shoot-out

Sun, 08/12/2018 - 20:11

King says will strike hard at Islamist radicals

Army built by Syrian rebels with Turkish help faces challenges

Sun, 08/12/2018 - 19:18

The situation in Idlib is complicated by the presence of well-armed jihadists that have fought with the other groups.

Three Kurdish groups in Iran are now fighting the IRGC

Sun, 08/12/2018 - 11:23

Kurdish fighters vow to resist regime's crackdown as groups search for more united strategy amid sanctions on Tehran.