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A World Bank report said Jordan's economy has slowly but steadily picked up despite regional tensions. (AFP/File)
June 02, 2015 - 21:43 GMT
A World Bank report said Jordan's economy has slowly but steadily picked up despite regional tensions.
The US Embassy tweets come on the heels of a report by the Washington Post article, where rebels accuse the US of ignoring their calls for air support against Daesh in Aleppo, and another alleging the US train and equip program is too focused on fighting Daesh. (AFP/File)
June 02, 2015 - 15:31 GMT
The US Embassy of Syria is tweeting about collusion between Assad and Daesh — a lot.
US-led coaltion airstrikes targeted Daesh positions in Iraq and Syria (AFP/File)
June 02, 2015 - 14:55 GMT
The United States and its allies carried out ten strikes in Syria and five in Iraq since Monday.
An Israeli armored vehicle patrols along the Israeli-Lebanese border near the disputed Shebaa Farms. (AFP/Atef Safadi)
June 02, 2015 - 13:38 GMT
Earlier local media claimed Israeli forces performed airstrikes on a Hezbollah outpost.
The Daesh-affiliated group operating in Gaza said top Hamas commander Saber Siam was killed after militants placed a bomb in his car. (AFP/File)
June 02, 2015 - 10:04 GMT
The Daesh-affiliated group operating in Gaza said top Hamas commander Saber Siam was killed after militants placed a bomb in his car.
Defenders of democracy must work out a better way to combat growing instability in the Middle East. (AFP/File)
June 02, 2015 - 09:54 GMT
Why are so many young Westerners opting to wage a violent jihad by joining Daesh? Could democracy be the way forward to stop this ideology?
Syrian air force attacks in Aleppo reportedly killed around 100 people. (AFP/File)
June 02, 2015 - 08:33 GMT
In a series of tweets, the US Embassy in Syria charged the regime with acting against the population in support of the newly launched Daesh offensive in Aleppo.
Assala gives a brilliant performance at the Mawazine music festival in Morocco. (Facebook)
June 02, 2015 - 07:54 GMT
Mawazine music festival-goers went wild for Syrian singer Assala.
At least 2,223 Syrians were killed in May from the country's civil war, the Syrian Network for Human Rights said Monday. (AFP/File)
June 02, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
At least 2,223 Syrians were killed in May from the country's civil war, the Syrian Network for Human Rights said Monday.
EU rescue missions were jointly carried out by member states as an influx of migrants tries to make its way to Europe. (AFP/File)
June 01, 2015 - 16:25 GMT
EU rescue missions were jointly carried out by member states as an influx of migrants tries to make its way to Europe.
Soldiers man mobile launchers of the US-made TOW anti-tank missiles during a drill held in the northern Taoyuan county on April 18, 2012. (AFP/Mandy Cheng)
June 01, 2015 - 16:05 GMT
A shipment of weapons pledged to the army arrived Monday at Beirut's airport.