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.
Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed speaks to the parliament in Tunis. (AFP/File Photo)
November 14, 2018 - 14:27 GMT
Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed’s third government, which consists of 30 ministers and 11 state ministers, won parliament’s confidence on Tuesday, following a marathon debate Monday.
A man carries his child across the border (BULENT KILIC/AFP)
November 12, 2018 - 15:50 GMT
France’s announcement that it plans to repatriate 150 children of ISIS fighters represents only part of a growing humanitarian dilemma in Syria and Iraq.
Ghaith al-Omari, a senior fellow in The Washington Institute's Irwin Levy Family Program (Al Bawaba)
November 12, 2018 - 11:23 GMT
DC Insider Hayder al-Shakarchi talks with Ghaith al-Omari, a senior fellow in The Washington Institute's Irwin Levy Family Program on the U.S.-Israel Strategic Relationship, is the former executive director of the American Task Force on Palestine.
Seven people were killed in flash floods in Jordan, the deaths coming on the heels of the October 25, 2018 floods in the Dead Sea region. (AFP)
November 10, 2018 - 14:31 GMT
At least four people were killed on Friday in floods caused by heavy rains in Jordan, officials said.
King Abdullah II of Jordan, seen here at the Word Economic Forum in Davos in January, ordered his government to freeze proposed price increase on July 1, 2018 following widespread protests. (AFP/File)
November 08, 2018 - 09:57 GMT
King Abdullah on Wednesday received dignitaries and representatives of Palestinian refugee camps in the Kingdom, as part of The King's continuous meetings with various segments of the Jordanian community.
Jordan's King Abdullah says '“Confederation with whom? This is a red line'. (AFP/File Photo)
November 06, 2018 - 13:15 GMT
King Abdullah on Monday participated in the “Aqaba meetings” held in The Hague, the Netherlands, to follow up on the coordination of international efforts in the war on terror, according to a Royal Court statement.
US forces, accompanied by Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) fighters, drive their armoured vehicles near the northern Syrian village of Darbasiyah. (AFP/File)
November 06, 2018 - 08:04 GMT
U.S. troops have begun patrols in northeastern Syria, a military official confirmed Monday.
Ritz Carlton, where high-level royals were housed (AFP/FILE)
November 05, 2018 - 13:11 GMT
Mohammed bin Salman may be too monstrous to lead, but too powerful to go.
Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi (R) meets with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas (L) in Cairo, Egypt. (AFP/File Photo)
November 04, 2018 - 10:16 GMT
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi met with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Saturday at Sharm al-Sheikh.
An Iraqi security forces member near Salaheddine province in the western desert bordering Syria. (AFP/File Photo)
November 04, 2018 - 08:57 GMT
Iraq has dispatched major military reinforcements to its border with Syria as part of a series of measures to counter any possible attack by the ISIS terrorist group, revealed a senior army commander Saturday.
Young school girls cross a trash ridden patch of water on stones in the middle of the road on their way home in Basra. (AFP/ File)
October 31, 2018 - 14:14 GMT
As many as 118,000 people have suffered temporary poisoning in recent months after drinking tainted water in the southern province of Basra, Iraq’s government-run High Commission for Human Rights (HCHR) announced Wednesday.
Lebanese Prime Minister-designate Saad Hariri. (AFP/File Photo)
October 31, 2018 - 10:50 GMT
Lebanon’s State Prosecution initiated on Wednesday legal proceedings against the publisher of a local newspaper for attacking the leadership of Saudi Arabia and its ambassador to Beirut with immoral language.
Artists' rendering of the re-imagined Duqm, Oman (SOM)
October 29, 2018 - 14:17 GMT
Oman is the Switzerland of the Middle East, favoring neutrality above all else while facilitating secretive talks between warring parties.
Saad Hariri speaking during a press conference in Beirut. (AFP/File)
October 29, 2018 - 12:45 GMT
Prime Minister-designate Saad Hariri is set to meet with President Michel Aoun in the coming 48 hours to present him with the Cabinet lineup, indicating an imminent resolution to the monthslong government deadlock
Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika is seen heading to vote at a polling station in Algiers on November 23, 2017. (AFP/File)
October 29, 2018 - 12:27 GMT
Algeria's President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, in power since 1999, will stand for a fifth term at elections next year, the head of his party said Sunday.