Middle East

  • Iraq rejects US deadline to halt Iran gas imports

    Iraq rejects US deadline to halt Iran gas imports

    Nov 14, 2018 13:26

    Iraq has rejected a US deadline to stop importing Iranian gas, warning that any halt to the supplies would create a real power crisis which sparked several days of unrest in Basra and elsewhere this summer.

  • Ex-Daesh hostages thank Assad for liberation

    Ex-Daesh hostages thank Assad for liberation

    Nov 14, 2018 09:37

    A group of Syrians, who have been freed by army forces from Daesh’s captivity, have expressed their gratitude to President Bashar al-Assad, whose government has been leading the nation’s fight against terrorism.

  • US Senate considers legislation to punish Saudi Arabia

    US Senate considers legislation to punish Saudi Arabia

    Nov 14, 2018 08:34

    The US Senate is expected to vote on legislation aimed at punishing Saudi Arabia over its brutal war on Yemen as well as the murder of a dissident journalist at its consulate in Istanbul, Turkey.

  • UNSC fails to take action against Israel over fresh Gaza aggression

    UNSC fails to take action against Israel over fresh Gaza aggression

    Nov 14, 2018 08:02

    The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has met behind closed doors over the situation in the Gaza Strip, but failed to reach an agreement on how to deal with a fresh wave of deadly Israeli attacks against the blockaded Palestinian territory.

  • UN aid chief demands cessation of hostilities around Yemen's Hudaydah

    UN aid chief demands cessation of hostilities around Yemen's Hudaydah

    Nov 14, 2018 06:35

    United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Mark Lowcock, has called for a ceasefire around of Hudaydah, where Saudi-backed militiamen loyal to Yemen's former president Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi and foreign mercenaries are fighting Ansarullah fighters for the control of the western Yemeni port city.

  • Syria: US conducts more heliborne operations to rescue Daesh terrorists

    Syria: US conducts more heliborne operations to rescue Daesh terrorists

    Nov 13, 2018 15:46

    The US military forces have continued illegal heliborne operations and rescued several Daesh terrorists from the Eastern province of Deir Ezzur and Northeastern province of Hasaka, field sources reported on Tuesday.

  • US-led coalition strikes kill several Syrian civilians in Dayr al-Zawr

    US-led coalition strikes kill several Syrian civilians in Dayr al-Zawr

    Nov 13, 2018 12:51

    Over 60 civilians have lost their lives or sustained injuries when the US-led coalition purportedly fighting the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group carried out a number of aerial attacks in Syria’s troubled eastern province of Dayr al-Zawr.

  • Israeli fighter jets carry out fresh airstrikes ‘throughout’ Gaza Strip, martyr three people

    Israeli fighter jets carry out fresh airstrikes ‘throughout’ Gaza Strip, martyr three people

    Nov 13, 2018 08:19

    Israeli regime warplanes have conducted fresh airstrikes ‘throughout’ the besieged Gaza Strip, martyring three people, shortly after the Palestinian Hamas resistance movement fired an intense barrage of retaliatory rockets against the Israeli-occupied territories, triggering air sirens across southern settlements. 

  • Yemeni forces intercept, shoot down Saudi-led bloc reconnaissance drone in Jizan

    Yemeni forces intercept, shoot down Saudi-led bloc reconnaissance drone in Jizan

    Nov 13, 2018 08:12

    Yemeni army forces, supported by allied fighters from Popular Committees, have intercepted and targeted an unmanned aerial vehicle, belonging to the Saudi-led military coalition, as it was flying in the skies over a mountainous region in the kingdom’s southwestern border region of Jizan.