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The Emir of Kuwait now owns 163 Acres of the Sharqia Governorate of Egypt
August 17, 2017 - 16:09 GMT
President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi issued a presidential decree, on Thursday, that allowed Emir [Ruler] of Kuwait, Sheikh Sabah Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, the right to own land and property in the Sharqia Governorate of Egypt’s.
General Mohammad Bagheri in Turkey this week. (AFP)
August 17, 2017 - 15:00 GMT
Turkey and Iran have agreed to boost military cooperation after talks in Ankara this week.
Iraqi Kurds. (AFP)
August 17, 2017 - 13:55 GMT
Turkey is calling on the Kurdistan Regional Government to refrain from going ahead with its independence referendum.
The popularity of Bitcoin is growing in Egypt
August 17, 2017 - 11:30 GMT
Egypt could become one of the world’s top Bitcoin trading hubs within weeks thanks to the launch of the country’s first cryptocurrency exchange.
Earlier this year, al-Sadr had called on Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to
August 17, 2017 - 09:31 GMT
UAE owned publications say Moqtada al-Sadr's visit to Abu Dhabi and Riyadh was triggered after the leader publicly opposed Tehran's regional politics.
Women in Lebanon have long campaigned for the government to scrap the reviled Article 522. (File/photo)
August 17, 2017 - 08:57 GMT
Lebanon's parliament has abolished a law that allowed a rapist to escape punishment if he married his victim.
40,000 troops have surrounded the city. (AFP)
August 17, 2017 - 08:52 GMT
40,000 troops have surrounded the city.
Authorities say Oksuz was detained near an Ankara air base hours after the coup attempt. (AFP)
August 16, 2017 - 14:13 GMT
Turkey sent a diplomatic note requesting the extradition of Adil Oksuz.
President Hassan Rouhani. (AFP)
August 16, 2017 - 11:45 GMT
The BBC says it has an audience of over 13 million in the country, a figure which places it as the seventh biggest market worldwide.
President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi has launched a crackdown on press freedom since coming to power
August 16, 2017 - 11:10 GMT
An Egyptian opposition journalist has been released by German authorities after they briefly detained him based on an Interpol arrest warrant issued by the Egyptian regime.
Most Jordanian women stayed away from the voting booth during recent elections
August 16, 2017 - 10:21 GMT
Despite the significance of their participation as candidates in the municipal councils and governorate councils, Jordanian women showed up in “weak” numbers to vote in Tuesday’s elections, according to official figures.
Among those arrested include journalists, human rights defenders and opposition government officials. (AFP)
August 16, 2017 - 10:07 GMT
Police operation launched in Turkey to track down 33 former staff of a national scientific research agency.
ISIS jihadists planned to seize Tunisian territory
August 16, 2017 - 09:53 GMT
Tunisia has said it had foiled a "terrorist plot" aimed at allowing Islamic State group jihadists to seize part of its territory.
The report failed to look into policy in the US, where Trump is battling with courts to ban Muslims from entering the country. (AFP)
August 16, 2017 - 08:59 GMT
US annual religious freedom report slams its allies in the Gulf, including Saudi Arabia and Bahrain.
Syria has become a political playground for big players in the region like Saudi Arabia. (AFP)
August 16, 2017 - 08:53 GMT
There’s something much bigger at stake than the fate of mere Syrians in the mind of these actors: an attempt to curtail and ideologically condition the trajectory of the Arab spring.
Rouhani calls out Trump as 'not a good partner' in parliament. (File/photo)
August 15, 2017 - 15:06 GMT
Rouhani warned today that Iran may abandon the Nuclear Deal struck in 2015 if US sanctions on the country continue.