April 25, 2015
US Secretary of State encourages Houthis to come to the negotiating table.
April 23, 2015
The US returned dozens of Egyptian artifacts that were smuggled out of the Middle East.
A US raid against al-Qaeda in January killed two hostages being held by the extremist group, the White House said Thursday.
U.S. authorities are deeply concerned about the financial capabilities of ISIS.
April 22, 2015
Armenian leaders are told that the President will not use the term "genocide."
The international human rights group has demanded the disclosure of the names, locations and dates of operations under the CIA program, and accused the Obama administration of granting 'de facto amnesty' to CIA personnel involved in the torture.
Following Saudi's announcement of the end of airstrikes in Yemen Tuesday, the US pushes for further progress toward peace talks and warns Iran against escalating the conflict with weapons supplies for the Houthis.
April 21, 2015
Oil production from the fastest-growing US shale plays is set to fall some 45,000 barrels per day to 4.98 million bpd (mbpd) in May from April.
Unbeaten US boxing champion Floyd Mayweather has claimed that he is the greatest boxer of all time, not legend Muhammad Ali.
Iran has rejected a call by US Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz for unlimited access of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) inspectors to the Islamic Republic’s military sites.
U.S.-led coalition struck several Daesh positions across Iraq, the majority in the country's western Anbar province.
Two US warships follow the arrival of Sunday's aircraft carrier and guided-missile cruiser, as the US beefs up their presence in Yemen.
April 20, 2015
A lot of international companies are knocking the doors of Iran for investment especially in the energy sector, Iranian officials recently said.
The journalist, detained since July 2014, faces charges of espionage and "collaboration with hostile governments," according to his attorney.
April 18, 2015
Daesh claimed responsibility for a car bomb that exploded near the U.S. Consulate in the northern Iraq city of Erbil, the capital of Iraq's Kurdish autonomous region.
April 17, 2015
A car bomb exploded near the U.S. Consulate in the northern Iraq city of Erbil in northern Iraq, the capital of Iraq's Kurdish autonomy zone.
Former top aid to Saddam Hussein Izzat al-Douri was reportedly killed in Iraq while fighting for Daesh.
April 16, 2015
Egyptian superstar Tamer Hosny is a raging success in Europe!
Lebanon's former prime minister, Saad Hariri is set to visit Washington in the latest of a series of trips seeking talks with foreign officials about boosted support and protection for Lebanon amid regional turmoil.
April 15, 2015
US Secretary of State John Kerry met with representatives from the G7 countries to discuss the Iran nuclear deal, which should be finalized in the near future, as well as the crisis in Yemen.
Following a meeting with Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, US President Barak Obama pledged $200 million in humanitarian aid.
Iranian's council for human rights has called on the UN to investigate the alleged sexual abuse of two teenage boys.
April 14, 2015
The UN Security Council on Tuesday adopted a resolution imposing an arms embargo against Houthi rebels.
The US particularly criticized Egypt's frequent use of mass trials and sentencing, following the recent conviction 37 defendants to life terms, including Egyptian-American activist Mohamed Soltan.
April 13, 2015
Gulf Business compares what Emirates, Etihad and Qatar Airways offer versus their counterparts in the US.
Former Blackwater security guard Nicholas Slatten was sentenced to life in prison. The other three guards will serve 30 years.
Four Blackwater security guards are awaiting sentences after being convicted on charges from the deaths of at least 14 unarmed Iraqis.
The US economy added a mere 126k jobs in March 2015, compared with a monthly average of 281k over the previous six months.