Brave' White Helmets (Twitter)
September 25, 2018 - 13:48 GMT
The United Kingdom has said it is resettling members of Syria's White Helmets and their families, as the regime moves to crack down on the group's humanitarian work.
UNRWA Gaza (Twitter)
September 25, 2018 - 11:27 GMT
The World Bank has raised alarm at the deteriorating economic situation in the Gaza Strip amid a crippling Israeli blockade, calling for immediate global action to prevent the “economic collapse” of the Palestinian coastal enclave.
Gaza border protests (Twitter)
September 25, 2018 - 11:23 GMT
A 21-year-old Palestinian was killed and 90 others were injured, on Monday evening, as Israeli forces fired live ammunition at protests in the northern besieged Gaza Strip.
Israeli settlers defile al-Aqsa Mosque (Twitter)
September 25, 2018 - 11:18 GMT
Dozens of Israeli settlers stormed the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound under armed security by Israeli forces, on Tuesday, through the Moroccan Gate and performed Jewish religious prayers.
New batch of Turkish military vehicles tanks passed the Cilvegozu border gate positioned in the buffer zone to enter Syria (Twitter)
September 25, 2018 - 11:10 GMT
Turkish military vehicles enter Idlib after militants snub an agreement between Turkey and Russia for creation of a buffer zone in the northwestern Syrian province, the last major militant stronghold in the Arab country.
Obama’s appalling decision seems to be one of his few policies that the Trump administration is - surprisingly - happy to carry on with. /AFP
September 25, 2018 - 10:26 GMT
Leaks have shown that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo renewed support to the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen after he was told withdrawing that support risked arms and commercial sales to Saudi Arabia and the UAE. This is the latest example of states backing down to Saudi will, now that Mohammed Bin Salman has made clear he will attack any party who expresses disagreement. Meanwhile, Yemenis continue to die, and no one will stand up to Riyadh.
Jordan Amman city (Shutterstock)
September 25, 2018 - 09:13 GMT
The Cabinet on Monday approved the final version of a draft law amending the Income Tax Law before sending it to the Lower House for endorsement, a Cabinet statement said.
Speaker Nabih Berri Wednesday called for a legislative session of Parliament (Twitter)
September 25, 2018 - 08:39 GMT
Armed with consensus among the country’s major political blocs, Parliament Monday passed a raft of important bills, including a controversial waste management law and anti-corruption draft laws, in the first of a two-day legislative session.
Russian Ilyushin Il-20 plane was downed by Syrian Air Defence missile (Twitter)
September 25, 2018 - 08:04 GMT
The Russian defense ministry says the Israeli jet fighters are to blame for the Syrian air defense’s downing of a Russian aircraft as new data shows they had hidden themselves behind the doomed plane in order to avoid the Syrian missiles.
Russia has deployed its Pantsir-S1 anti-aircraft defence system in Syria to help Bashar al-Assad's regime fight off missile attacks.(AFP/File)
September 25, 2018 - 06:00 GMT
Russia will supply Syria with an S-300 surface-to-air missile system within two weeks, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said Monday.
Palestinian employees of United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) take part in a protest against job cuts by UNRWA, in Gaza City. (AFP/ SAID KHATIB)
September 24, 2018 - 14:09 GMT
A general strike on Monday paralyzed operations at the Gaza City office of the UN’s cash-strapped Palestinian refugee agency (UNRWA).
Iranians scramble to the ground during the attack in Ahvaz, Iran (MORTEZA JABERIAN /AFP)
September 24, 2018 - 14:00 GMT
Saudi Arabian crown prince Mohammad bin Salman vowed to bright the attack Iran inside its own borders. The Ahvaz attack may be the first realization of that threat.
The United States Ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley. (AFP/File)
September 24, 2018 - 11:03 GMT
Nikki Haley, advised Iranian President Hassan Rouhani to “look in the mirror” rather than blame the United States for an attack this weekend in Ahvaz province during an annual military parade that killed 25 people and wounded dozens more.
Newly elected Lebanese President Michel Aoun (C) waits next to the Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri (R) at the Lebanese parliament in Beirut. (Joseph Eid / AFP)
September 24, 2018 - 10:29 GMT
Speaker Nabih Berri Monday headed the first day of a two-day parliamentary legislative session, the first for the new Parliament since the May elections.
Israeli soldiers manhandles a Palestinian after he was detained during clashes in the West Bank city of Bethlehem. (AFP/FILE)
September 24, 2018 - 09:57 GMT
A 28-year-old Palestinian has been hospitalized over the weekend after Israeli forces assaulted him while traveling through the Allenby bridge crossing, a crossing between Jordan and the occupied West Bank.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo meets with Jordan's King Abdullah II in Amman. (AFP/ File Photo)
September 24, 2018 - 08:57 GMT
King Abdullah on Sunday met with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in New York on the sidelines of the 73rd Session of the United Nations General Assembly meetings.