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Iranians at the Gates

Fri, 11/02/2018 - 07:23

Tehran's recent anti-Israel activity may, somewhat counter-intuitively, be a sign of distress ahead of new American sanctions and as a regional alliance against it coalesces

Pompeo: A few more weeks until U.S. has evidence to impose Saudi sanctions

Thu, 11/01/2018 - 19:29

"It'll take us probably a handful more weeks before we have enough evidence to actually put those sanctions in place, but I think we'll be able to get there," Pompeo said.

Report: Netanyahu asks Trump to keep Saudi Arabia ties despite journalist's murder

Thu, 11/01/2018 - 13:45

Netanyahu and other Middle East leaders like Egyptian President Abdel Fatah al-Sissi argued that Bin Salman is "an important strategic partner in the region".

Voices from the Arab Press: View of U.S. domestic tension, Syria and Iraq

Thu, 11/01/2018 - 12:40

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

"Peace train" to Oman? How a rail could link Tel Aviv to Oman

Thu, 11/01/2018 - 12:08

The Ottomans were the first great railway builders in the Middle East. The strung a web of lines across Syria that stretched to the Hejaz, Baghdad and Haifa.

Zarif claims Mossad carried out 'false flag' plots to undermine Iran Deal

Thu, 11/01/2018 - 11:05

"Incredible series of coincidences. Or, a simple chronology of a MOSSAD program to kill the JCPOA?" Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif wrote on Twitter.

Turkey demands location of Khashoggi's body

Thu, 11/01/2018 - 08:25

Justice Minister Abdulhamit Gul said he expects cooperation from Saudi Arabia in Turkey's investigation of the murder.

Palestinian power-holders respond to journalist crackdown

Thu, 11/01/2018 - 00:31

Human Rights Watch charges both Palestinian Authority and Hamas of harassing journalists in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip

Report: Abbas to meet Sisi about Gaza as part of Egyptian truce efforts

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 22:26

According to media reporters in the Arabic press, Egypt has spoken with Hamas about the possibility of using funds from Qatar to pay the salaries of civil servants in Gaza.

Rouhani’s cell phone bugged by unknown party, Iranian general claims

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 20:45

The Al Jazeera report also said Iran neutralized a new version of the Stuxnet virus, a computer virus reportedly created by the United States and Israel.

Egypt hosts Arab nations for military exercises, Trump pushes 'Arab NATO'

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 14:16

The exercises are called "The Shield of the Arabs 1," and are due to be held from Nov. 3-16

Mossad intel helped Denmark thwart Iranian attack

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 07:27

A Norwegian citizen of Iranian background was arrested in Sweden on October 21 and extradited to Denmark

Analysis: ISIS counterattacks in Syria threaten Iraq and U.S. partners

Tue, 10/30/2018 - 00:04

Through the haze and dust, the Islamic State launched a coordinated counter-attack along a front line near the Euphrates area in an area known as the Hajin pocket.

Anadolu: Saudi prosecutor investigating Khashoggi killing lands in Istabul

Mon, 10/29/2018 - 03:47

Prosecutor arrives to meet Turkish peer and inspect consulate where the Saudi journalist was killed three weeks ago.

Report: Israel sold $250m. of sophisticated spy systems to Saudi Arabia

Sun, 10/28/2018 - 12:46

These are the most sophisticated systems Israel has ever sold to any Arab country.

PA, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Bahrain and Qatar condemn Pittburgh shooting

Sun, 10/28/2018 - 07:54

The Palestinian Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a tweet on Sunday that it "condemns the terrorist attack against the Tree of Life synagogue."

Oman visit only latest point of support for Israel

Sat, 10/27/2018 - 19:29

Subtle message is that Iran is the problem and Muscat’s gesture is good for the Middle East

Iraq's new government lacks female ministers

Sat, 10/27/2018 - 14:35

UN Special Representative Jan Kubis lamented the lack of women among the 14 ministers who have been appointed.

Voices from the Arab press: The brutality of our regimes

Sat, 10/27/2018 - 13:26

"These blatant lies show that many news channels have very little regard for credibility or professionalism."