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66 dead after domestic passenger plane crashes in central Iran

9 hours 24 min ago

State-run PressTV said 66 people were on board the plane, which disappeared from radar screens 50 minutes after taking off from Tehran's Mehrabad airport.

ANALYSIS: Tillerson’s ‘good cop’ Mideast tour

12 hours 3 min ago

He called on Iran to withdraw from Syria and he stressed that the US supported Jordan’s role in the Israel-Palestinian peace process.

McMaster: Time is now t­o act against Iran’s proxies

Sat, 02/17/2018 - 21:02

Netanyahu to warn Munich Security Conference about Tehran’s growing military power.

Washington looks at multilateral options to pressure Tehran

Sat, 02/17/2018 - 19:31

Trump’s ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, said last week that a report from the UN’s Panel of Experts on Yemen proves that Iran is in ''violation of international norms.''

Iranian president pledges to stick to nuclear deal commitments

Sat, 02/17/2018 - 08:44

US President Donald Trump has been pushing for changes to the agreement.

McMaster: Reports 'clearly show' Assad's continuing use of chemical weapons

Sat, 02/17/2018 - 08:27

"It is time for all nations to hold the Syrian regime and its sponsors accountable."

Turkey calls accusations about chemical weapons usage 'baseless'

Sat, 02/17/2018 - 06:53

Turkey last month launched an air and ground offensive in Afrin, northern Syria, where hthey are said to be fighting primarily against Kurds.

Voices from the Arab Press: A war with no instigators

Sat, 02/17/2018 - 05:14

A weekly selection of opinions and analyses from the Arab media around the world.

Turkish media bill aims to monitor ‘moral values’

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 20:57

The legislation is viewed as a further clampdown on freedom of the press.

Kurdish YPG: Turkish army hit village in Syria's Afrin with suspected gas

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 18:42

A spokesman for the Kurdish YPG militia in Afrin told Reuters that a Turkish bombardment caused six people to suffer breathing problems and other symptoms indicative of a gas attack.

Sources: Russian toll in Syria battle was 300 killed and wounded

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 03:56

Russian officials downplayed the casualties.

Omani FM concludes West Bank, Jerusalem visit with tour of Temple Mount

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 12:18

Bin Alawi said he came to the West Bank and Jerusalem to learn more about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Turkey demands US expel Kurds from anti-ISIS force

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 09:15

Ties between Turkey and the United States have been strained to the breaking point by Washington's support for the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia.

Russia: Five of our civilians may have been killed in Syria by U.S.

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 08:51

They are Russian citizens but not Russian service personnel, according to a Russian foreign ministry spokesperson.

Tillerson says growing Hezbollah arsenal a threat to Lebanon

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 08:35

Shi'ite Hezbollah, which is deemed a terrorist organization by the United States, is part of Lebanon's government.

Hamas Deputy Chief attends commemoration for fmr. Hezbollah militant in Tehran

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 08:22

In an interview in late December, Arouri praised Iran for its fiery rhetoric against Israel and support for the “Palestinian resistance.”

Haley defends Israel's downing of Iranian drone at U.N.

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 03:09

"Iran was once again doing what it does – risking conflict and testing the will of its neighbors and opponents to resist its aggression."

Trapped by the system, Ethiopian workers in Lebanon see no freedom

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 02:37

"I live in fear at any minute I can get arrested and go to jail."

Egyptian authorities detain former Islamist presidential candidate

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 22:49

The country's state security prosecution ordered the arrest of Abol Fotouh and several leaders of his Strong Egypt party, MENA news agency said.

U.S. inks major defense agreement with Jordan

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 14:31

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Jordanian Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi signed the document, which continues on an expiring American pledge of aid from the Obama administration.