Saudi Arabia's authorities have detained a total of 33 terror suspects over the last four days, including United States and Kazakhstan citizens, local media said Sunday.
The Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) arrested once again Mohammed Abu Tir, an Islamic organization Hamas member of the Palestinian parliament, on Thursday, the organization's
The main Syrian opposition group has arrived in Geneva, a day after backing down from their threat to boycott the UN-sponsored peace talks.But a spokesman said they stood by their demand for an end to air strikes and blockades before they will negotiate with the Syrian government.Their delegation is due to meet UN envoy Staffan de Mistura on
Those deciding for war in March 2015 gave little thought to Yemeni realities, military, logistic, topographic, social or political, human cost, or an exit strategy. But questions are being raised.
In 1934 the newly established Kingdom of Saudi Arabia went to war against Imamate Yemen, resulting in the Saudis taking control of the provinces
Campaigner Malala Yousufzai has called for more to be done to educate millions of Syrian refugee children displaced within the country and its neighbours.Nearly half the roughly four million children displaced in the region are not in school, according to a new report by the Malala Fund.They risk becoming a "lost generation", Ms Yousufzai
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has accused UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon of "encouraging terror".Referring to the Palestinians, Mr Ban said it was human nature for oppressed peoples to react to occupation.Speaking at the UN Security Council, Mr Ban also condemned recent stabbings of Israelis by Palestinians.More than 155
The Arab Spring at FiveFive years ago, the leaders of Egypt’s protest movement shocked themselves by successfully bringing down President Hosni Mubarak, who had been in power since before many of them were born. In those days, it was not unusual to hear talk of a new dawn for Egyptian politics and the Arab world. It is difficult to
Intense clashes erupted at dawn Monday between extremists and the Lebanese army on the country's northeastern border, the National News Agency reported, saying the militants were eventually warded off.The army foiled an attempt by the militants to infiltrate its positions in Masyada and Wadi al-Hosn on the outskirts of Arsal, along the Syrian
Since the Iraq War, sectarian conflict between Shiites and Sunnis has emerged as a major fissure in Middle East politics — fueling conflicts in Lebanon, Syria, Iraq, and Yemen; a resurgence of extremism and the scourge of the Islamic State; and an escalation in tensions between Iran and Saudi Arabia which has become the most significant
It is no surprise that the Islamic State, most commonly known as ISIS, always goes a step too far and they are now using a new weapon: a secure smartphone app. After being kicked off WhatsApp, Telegram and other similar messengers, ISIS started using a new Android encrypted app named “Alrawi,” which makes it more
Satellite images confirm that the oldest Christian monastery in Iraq has been destroyed by the jihadist group Islamic State (IS).St Elijah's stood on a hill near the northern city of Mosul for 1,400 years.But analysts said the images, obtained by the Associated Press, suggested it had been demolished in late 2014, soon after IS seized the city.A