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The media war between Turkey and Syria (Rami Khoury/Al Bawaba)
February 21, 2018 - 14:49 GMT
After Syrian regime-backed forces entered into Afrin to protect Kurdish militias from Turkey, the propaganda machines of Turkey, Syria and Iran kicked into high gear to win the media battle of framing the issues
Erdogan and Putin meeting to discuss the Syrian conflict (Rami Khoury/Al Bawaba)
February 20, 2018 - 15:09 GMT
The U.S. is getting squeezed out of the Middle East.
Turkish tanks waiting at the border of Afrin (AFP/FILE)
February 20, 2018 - 15:04 GMT
The war in Syria is now on the verge of escalating beyond control.
The war in Syria may get more chaotic as Turkey and Syrian forces directly confront each other in Afrin (AFP/FILE)
February 19, 2018 - 11:43 GMT
The war in Syria may get more chaotic as Turkey and Syrian forces directly confront each other in Afrin.
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February 18, 2018 - 14:48 GMT
A barber has been accused of molesting a 14-year-old deaf and mute boy in a barbershop shortly after his elder brother had dropped him off for a haircut, a court heard on Sunday.
Mosul Eye Founder Omar Mohammed claims Iraq is ripe for another iteration of ISIS if rebuilding efforts continue to miss the core problems facing society in Iraq (AFP/FILE)
February 18, 2018 - 14:24 GMT
Mosul Eye Founder Omar Mohammed claims Iraq is ripe for another iteration of ISIS if rebuilding efforts continue to miss the core problems facing society in Iraq.
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February 18, 2018 - 14:22 GMT
Hundreds of Palestinian mourners marched on Saturday in the funeral of Hamzeh Youssef Zamaareh, 19, in the town of Halhul, north of Hebron in the southern occupied West Bank.
Israel’s prime minister has said his regime could “act” directly against Iran, showing off what he called a piece of an Iranian drone which the Israeli military claims to have downed more than a week ago. (AFP)
February 18, 2018 - 14:01 GMT
Israel’s prime minister has said his regime could “act” directly against Iran, showing off what he called a piece of an Iranian drone which the Israeli military claims to have downed more than a week ago.o.
A billboard displays an image of President of Turkey and Leader of the Justice and Development Party (AK Party) Recep Tayyip Erdogan reading
February 18, 2018 - 08:00 GMT
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday said Turkey's ongoing operation in northwestern Syria is getting closer to "victory" with each passing day.
A Sudanese refugee in Jordan opens up about his perilous journey to find a home for he and his family after escaping the  (Rami Khoury/Al Bawaba)
February 14, 2018 - 15:30 GMT
A Sudanese refugee in Jordan opens up about his perilous journey to find a home for he and his family after escaping the
Resettling people who are looking for someone to blame back in Raqqa and Mosul threatens to violently renew social divisions. More must be done to reconcile Iraq and Syria's social divisions (AFP/FILE)
February 14, 2018 - 15:28 GMT
Resettling people who are looking for someone to blame back in Raqqa and Mosul threatens to violently renew social divisions. More must be done to reconcile Iraq and Syria's social divisions.
A solidarity protest with #Gaza, Tokyo 2014 (Photos: AFP - Kazuhiro Nogi)
February 14, 2018 - 10:39 GMT
As the Middle East is reeling from Trump’s controversial recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, Japan appears to be taking the reins of future peace talks. Can Japan succeed where America has failed?
Israel's increasing isolation in the region could make for longer and more deadly wars (Rami Khoury/Al Bawaba)
February 13, 2018 - 15:14 GMT
Israel's increasing isolation in the region could make for longer and more deadly wars
Comparing the incredible story of survival between two asylum seekers in Israel, one glaring double-standard is found in how they have been treated (Rami Khoury/Al Bawaba)
February 13, 2018 - 14:09 GMT
Comparing the incredible story of survival between two asylum seekers in Israel, one glaring double-standard is found in how they have been treated.
Women fighters were featured in an ISIS propaganda video released on Feb. 7 2018
February 13, 2018 - 12:51 GMT
ISIS has released a new video depicting women fighting in battle for the first time. Is this a violation of its own beliefs and an admission of defeat, or a trade-off they are prepared to make to survive their new challenges?
Israel is also working on solidifying control over southwestern Syria (Rami Khoury/Al Bawaba)
February 11, 2018 - 15:17 GMT
Israel is also working on solidifying control over southwestern Syria