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Hamas blasts US envoy for demanding the terror group disarm

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 05:42

Hamas spokesperson Hazem Qassem: US serves "Israeli propaganda machine."

British PM to discuss possible military action in Syria

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 03:30

May said she is ready to join US and France in strikes following chemical weapons attack in Douma.

Assad adviser: Syria and allies preparing for possible war

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 02:10

Bouthaina Shaaban said "the rules of engagement" now favor Damascus.

Saudi says it shot down Houthi missiles over Riyadh and southern cities

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 13:11

The Houthis say their missile attacks on the kingdom are in retaliation for air raids on Yemen by the Western-backed coalition.

Trump and Putin prepare for face-off in Syria

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 12:09

Russians awoke on Wednesday to doomsday headlines claiming that Trump was teasing a third world war.

LIVE UPDATES: Tensions flare over 'imminent' responses to Syria chemical weapons attack

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 11:53

After a suspected chemical weapons attack in Syria last week that killed dozens, Russia and the US are sparring over their responses.

'Nice, new and smart': Five ways the Syrian strike could unfold

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 09:17

It is not clear what the Trump plan is in Syria.

German company involved in Syrian chemical attacks defies U.S. warnings

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 07:44

“The victims of the Assad regime are paying the price for this mistake,” says German politician Volker Beck.

Trump tells Russia to prepare for Syria missile strike

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 07:28

“Russia vows to shoot down any and all missiles fired at Syria,” Trump said. “Get ready Russia, because they will be coming, nice and new and ‘smart!’”

More than 250 killed in Algerian military plane crash

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 07:16

Algeria’s defense ministry issued a statement expressing condolences to families of the victims.

Russian envoy to Lebanon: We'll return fire for any U.S. launch on Syria

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 03:42

Senior diplomat ups the stakes after Washington and Moscow clash at the UN.

European aviation agency warns airlines of possible air strikes in Syria

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 00:39

The Nicosia flight information region named in the Eurocontrol statement on Tuesday covers the island of Cyprus and surrounding waters, according to a map on the agency's website.

Tehran, Jerusalem trade threats over attack in Syria

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 15:34

The situation in Syria is expected to be the main topic on the agenda when the security cabinet holds its regular Wednesday meeting, overshadowing even the tense situation on the Gaza border.

Liberman: ‘We’ll do our utmost to stop Iran in Syria’

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 13:23

“No matter what the price, we will not allow Iran to have a permanent [military] foothold in Syria. We have no other choice,” the defense minister said.

Top Iranian official says Israel to face 'response' over air base attack

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 07:43

Syria, Iran and Russia have accused Israel of being behind a strike on a Syrian air base - something Israel has neither confirmed nor denied.

Islamic Jihad: Secretary-general underwent heart surgery, condition stable

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 07:00

The Islamic Jihad statement did not deny reports that Shalah had been poisoned.

Syrian rebels evacuated from Douma reach northwest, according to monitor

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 05:50

About 40,000 militants and their families are expected to leave Douma, the pro-government Watan newspaper reported.

Yemeni rights group sues Saudi Crown Prince in France

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 04:22

The Yemen conflict has killed more than 10,000 people and displaced more than 3 million.

Ahead of U.S. nuke deal deadline, Iran threatens to renew enrichment

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 04:14

"We are like an army: we need to be prepared. As soon as the commander orders move, our supplies, bullets and guns and everything is ready."

U.S. wants U.N. vote Tuesday on Syria gas attack inquiry

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 23:16

UN Ambassador Nikki Haley in dramatic Security Council meeting: "We have reached the moment when the world must see justice done."