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Malaysian PM Mahathir Mohamad (Twitter)
November 15, 2018 - 22:00 GMT
The transfer of the Australian Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem would not be of any help in peace efforts, Malaysia's prime minister said on Thursday.
ISIS in Syria (Shutterstock)
November 15, 2018 - 18:00 GMT
The Islamic State group are close to defeat in Syria, a leading U.S. diplomat has said, as a military offensive on the militants' final stronghold nears an end.
Arab League (Twitter)
November 15, 2018 - 14:23 GMT
The Arab League convened an urgent meeting on Thursday to discuss recent Israeli aggression in the blockaded Gaza Strip.
Palestinian security forces train in a military exercise (AFP/FILE)
November 15, 2018 - 14:07 GMT
Palestinians have more to worry about than the Israeli Defense Force (IDF) or settlements. They also fear their own governments, the Palestinian Authority and Hamas.
Palestinian appeals to international community (Twitter)
November 15, 2018 - 12:51 GMT
Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) Secretary-General Saeb Erekat on Thursday called on the international community to help Palestinians gain independence from occupation.
Syrian refugees in Lebanon going home (Twitter)
November 15, 2018 - 10:35 GMT
A group of Syrian refugees gathered at various meeting points across Lebanon Thursday morning in preparation to return to their home country, in the latest return trip organized by Lebanese General Security, the state-run National News Agency reported.
Iraqi President Barham Saleh (Twitter)
November 15, 2018 - 09:37 GMT
Iraqi President Barham Saleh is scheduled on Thursday to start a working visit to the Kingdom, during which he will hold talks with His Majesty King Abdullah on means to boost cooperation at all levels.
Dead Sea flood incident was a great tragedy that hurt all of Jordanians (Twitter)
November 15, 2018 - 09:17 GMT
Hearings started on Wednesday in the case of the Dead Sea tragedy, with the eight defendants entering a not-guilty plea, while their colleagues were staging a protest outside demanding dismissal of the case.
Lower House in Jordan (Twitter)
November 15, 2018 - 08:35 GMT
MPs' modest attendance of Tuesday's session on the Income Tax Law was received with anger and sarcasm by citizens on social media who expressed dismay over deputies' absence from deliberations on a key bill.
Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman at a military exercise (Twitter)
November 15, 2018 - 08:03 GMT
A botched commando operation, a Kornet anti-tank missile striking a bus, close to 500 rockets fired into Israel from the Gaza Strip, over 160 Gazan targets struck in response and then the resignation of the defense minister.
Syrian refugees gather as they prepare to leave Beirut before their journey to return home to Syria on Sept. 4, 2018. (AFP / ANWAR AMRO)
November 14, 2018 - 13:59 GMT
Hundreds of Syrian refugees are expected to return to their home country Thursday as part of the return trips being organized by Lebanese General Security, a statement from the agency reported.
Jordan's King Abdullah II speaks after receiving the 2018 Templeton Prize at the National Cathedral in Washington, DC on November 13, 2018. (MANDEL NGAN / AFP)
November 14, 2018 - 09:56 GMT
King Abdullah has said that the fight against terrorism and extremism Jordan is spearheading is aimed not to please anyone but rather to defend orthodox, true Islam.
Jordanian security forces are seen on December 19, 2016 during the funeral of victims who were killed a day earlier in an attack at in Karak. (AFP/ KHALIL MAZRAAWI)
November 14, 2018 - 08:47 GMT
Ten suspects were sentenced on Tuesday to prison terms of between three years and life over a 2016 attack in Karak, Jordan.
Israelis take cover as rockets are fired from the Gaza Strip, in the southern Israeli town of Sderot on November 12, 2018. (Jack GUEZ / AFP)
November 14, 2018 - 08:30 GMT
An Egypt-brokered ceasefire between Israel and Hamas has finally been reached following weeks of intense shuttle diplomacy by Egyptian officials, Gaza-based resistance factions announced Tuesday evening.
Hamas spokesman Sami Abu Zuhri (AFP/File Photo)
November 14, 2018 - 08:24 GMT
Hamas organization spokesman Sami Abu Zuhri said Tuesday the resistance in Palestine gave something serious for Israel to think about.
A picture taken on November 12, 2018 shows a bus set ablaze after it was hit by a rocket fired from the Gaza Strip, at the Israel-Gaza border near the kibbutz of Kfar Aza, on November 12, 2018 (AFP)
November 13, 2018 - 22:00 GMT
The Arab League on Tuesday decried the ongoing Israeli attacks in the blockaded Gaza Strip and called for an immediate halt to the Israeli military escalation in the area.