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Germany reprimands Iran for spying on pro-Israel groups

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 00:35

A Berlin court sentenced Pakistani citizen Syed-Naqfi in March to four years and three months in prison for working for Iran’s intelligence service to spy “against Germany and another NATO member"

Report: Saudi Arabia sought to buy Israel's Iron Dome system

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 18:17

Basler Zeitung wrote that Saudi military experts examined the Israeli military technology in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Iran says it might reconsider cooperation with UN nuclear watchdog

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 10:06

US President Donald Trump must decide by mid-January whether to continue waiving US sanctions on Iran’s oil exports.

Conjoined twins from Gaza undergo surgery in Saudi Arabia

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 09:08

Even Crown Prince Muhammed bin Salman came out in support of the baby twins.

Jordan says it arrests 17 in foiled ISIS attack plot

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 07:43

The cell had waged a series of bank robberies and car thefts to get financing, and manufactured homemade explosives from material bought from local markets.

Saudi Arabia places travel ban on 17 family members of detained cleric

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 06:33

One family member believes that authorities detained al-Awda for refusing to tweet a message in support of the isolation of Qatar.

In jab at hardliners, Rouhani says Iran protests were not only economic

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 05:18

The country’s financial support for Palestinians and the Lebanese Shi‘ite group Hezbollah also angered Iranians, who want their government to focus on domestic economic problems instead.

Syrian army breaks siege of army base near Damascus

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 18:31

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said that the Syrian forces had 'opened a loophole' that led them into the base.

At least 23 killed in explosion in Syria's Idlib

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 16:13

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the explosion targeted the headquarters of a minor rebel faction in Idlib.

Jordanian minister visits the Temple Mount

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 13:54

Jordan is considered the guardian of Christian and Muslim holy sites in Jerusalem, according to agreements between it and Israel.

Pakistani minister decries U.S. as 'friend who always betrays'

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 11:47

Small groups of students chanting "Death to America" and "Death to Trump" burnt American flags and torched photos of Trump after Friday prayers in capital Islamabad and the eastern city of Lahore.

Iran bans English in primary schools after leaders' warning

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 10:59

The teaching of English usually starts in middle school in Iran, around the ages of 12 to 14, but some primary schools, below that age, also have English classes.

French president: US, Israel, Saudi Iran policies ‘would lead us to war'

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 09:17

Macron's statement lays blame on France’s allies rather than its estranged trade partner Iran for a perceived risk of escalation.

Iran's Revolutionary Guard: Unrest 'created by Zionist regime' defeated

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 04:16

"Death to America," "Death to Israel," "Death to Britain" "Death to seditionists," the demonstrators chanted.

Iraq returning displaced civilians from camps to unsafe areas

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 03:50

Critics say the Prime Minister is more interested in winning elections in May than alleviating the suffering of displaced Iraqis and returning them safely home.

Intelligence Ministry D-G: Iran protests show Islamic Revolution rejection

Sat, 01/06/2018 - 18:47

Chagai Tzuriel said the protests show “that at least part of the public in Iran is willing to take to the streets despite the fear from the from the regime’s oppressive apparatuses.”

Eleven Saudi princes detained following rare Riyadh protest

Sat, 01/06/2018 - 12:16

Saudi Arabia, the world's top oil exporter, has introduced reforms that included cutting subsidies, introducing value added tax (VAT) and cutting perks to royal family members.

Iran stages pro-government rallies, derides Trump 'blunder' at UN

Sat, 01/06/2018 - 05:43

More than a week of unrest has seen 22 people die and more than 1,000 arrested, according to Iranian officials.

Is Turkey setting up a naval base on the Red Sea?

Sat, 01/06/2018 - 01:57

While Iran has taken the world’s attention, Turkey is stealthily pursuing its goal of developing a military and intelligence infrastructure on the Red Sea.

The Rise Of Fake News In The Middle East & Beyond

Fri, 01/05/2018 - 21:03

There is a growing need for media organs to report the facts as they are, and not as people want them to be