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Iranians to punch U.S. Secretary of State in mouth, says Iranian official

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 02:47

In a speech delivered on Monday by Pompeo at the Heritage Foundation, a Washington think tank, he said that the Trump administration will embark on an “unprecedented” pressure campaign against Iran.

Syrian army regains full control over Damascus after 7 years

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 02:10

Earlier in the day, The Syrian government denied reports that the government forces observed a brief ceasefire with extremists on Sunday.

Watchdog: U.S. easing sanctions on Chinese firm may signal pass for Iran

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 01:45

The bottom line about Trump’s move regarding ZTE could be that he is giving it lenient treatment about its past and future dealings with Iran, as part of broader US-China trade negotiations.

Five killed, 22 wounded by Houthi missile in Yemen's city of Marib

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 00:59

Backed by the Saudi-led Arab coalition, Hadi's government has been battling the Iran-aligned Houthi movement since 2015.

The U.S. wants to crush Hamas, Hezbollah and Iran. But how?

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 23:36

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo went after Hezbollah, Hamas and Islamic Jihad Monday.

Five takeaways from Pompeo’s Iran speech

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 23:30

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s Iran speech is supposed to be part of a larger US strategy against Iran.

Netanyahu thanks U.S. for new Iran policy outlined by Pompeo

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 20:54

The prime minister said that if Tehran genuinely wanted to pursue a peaceful nuclear program, it would “not need a single centrifuge.”

Hospitalized Abbas has lung infection, doctor says

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 18:33

Doctors initially said that the veteran leader had entered the hospital for medical tests after ear surgery five days earlier.

Abbas’s condition improves a day after being hospitalized, officials say

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 13:12

After being hospitalized three times in one week, the 83-year-old's health is said to be improving.

UAE company turns camel milk into baby formula

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 06:54

Studies show that camel milk is almost as nutritious as human breast milk and offers 10 times more iron and three times more vitamin C than cow's milk.

Report: Lebanon expels BBC journalist for reporting from Israel

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 04:57

After the BBC's Mehrdad Farahmand interviewed Avichay Adraee, the head of the Arab media division of the IDF Spokesperson's Unit, Lebanon expelled him from the country.

Netanyahu hints Iran behind Panama plane bombing in 1994

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 01:51

The plane exploded shortly after takeoff from Colón, instantly killing all aboard. Four of the dead were Israelis and three were Americans.

Elections in Iraq: The third incarnation of Sadr

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 20:23

Leader of 2004 uprising against US who promised to leave politics in 2014, moves from outsider to kingmaker.

Catastrophic destruction as Syrian regime pounds Palestinian refugee camp

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 12:14

There have been intermittent attempts to get the ISIS fighters to leave, but it’s not entirely clear where they would go.

Syria seeks to crush insurgent pocket, denies evacuation deal

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 10:32

The recovery of the enclave south of Damascus would mark another milestone in President Bashar al-Assad's war effort.

Syrian monitor says ISIS insurgents quit enclave, state media denies report

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 06:16

The recovery of the enclave south of Damascus will mark another milestone in President Bashar al-Assad's war effort.

Report: Europe, China, Russia discussing new deal for Iran

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 01:09

Under the 2015 deal, Iran agreed to curb its nuclear program in return for the lifting of most Western sanctions.

Rabat suspends twin city plan with Guatemala over Jerusalem move

Sat, 05/19/2018 - 14:51

Guatemala opened an embassy in Jerusalem on Wednesday, two days after the United States inaugurated its new site there.

Rights groups condemn Saudi women activists' arrests

Sat, 05/19/2018 - 11:06

Some are women, and others are men who have campaigned for women's rights.

Voices from the Arab press: The time has come for political reform in Palestine

Sat, 05/19/2018 - 10:03

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