Saturday, April 21, 2018
   
Text Size

Site Search powered by Ajax

Middle East

OPCW: Fact-finding team still outside Syria's Douma

Watchdog says any deployment will have to receive security clearance, a day after UN team comes under fire in Douma.

OPCW

Read more: OPCW: Fact-finding team still outside Syria's Douma

   

Iran's Rouhani: We will not wait for approval to produce weapons

In a speech marking Iran's Army Day, Rouhani warns Western powers against flooding the Middle East with more weapons.

Read more: Iran's Rouhani: We will not wait for approval to produce weapons

   

Turkey's Erdogan calls for snap elections on June 24

The parliamentary and presidential polls had previously been slated for November 2019.

Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Read more: Turkey's Erdogan calls for snap elections on June 24

   

Russia rejects UN resolution for independent Douma investigation

Russia's UN ambassador says determining responsibility for chemical attack is futile since West already assigned blame.

Read more: Russia rejects UN resolution for independent Douma investigation

   

UAE rights activist Ahmed Mansoor put on trial in Abu Dhabi

Prominent activist Ahmed Mansoor has been held for more than a year in solitary confinement without access to a lawyer.

Read more: UAE rights activist Ahmed Mansoor put on trial in Abu Dhabi

   

Senators doubt benefit of US support for Saudi Arabia in Yemen

Senators grill Trump administration officials, saying there's an 'alarming absence of strategy' when it comes to Yemen.

humanitarian crisis

Read more: Senators doubt benefit of US support for Saudi Arabia in Yemen

   

Child marriage on the rise among Syrian refugee girls in Jordan

In 2014, 15 percent of all Syrian marriages in Jordan included a child bride, but now the number has risen to 36 percent.

Syrian refugee girls

Read more: Child marriage on the rise among Syrian refugee girls in Jordan

   

Saudi in talks with US over troop deployment in Syria

Foreign minister Adel al-Jubeir says Riyadh is willing to send soldiers amid reports Trump is looking to exit Syria.

Al-Jubeir

Read more: Saudi in talks with US over troop deployment in Syria

   

UN to relaunch Yemen peace talks plan within two months

New UN peace envoy to Yemen says new framework will only deliver peace if fighting is brought to an end.

The war in Yemen

Read more: UN to relaunch Yemen peace talks plan within two months

   

Is France reinventing itself as a kingmaker in the Middle East?

President Emmanuel Macron is trying restore France's position as a 'power broker' in the Arab world, analysts say.

Elysee Palace

Read more: Is France reinventing itself as a kingmaker in the Middle East?

   

Page 2 of 8

Romania to move Israeli embassy to ...

Read More

Will the US confront Iran's forces ...

Read More

Assad forces target ISIL in souther...

Read More

9/11 attacks' suspect arrested by K...

Read More

Qatari forces participate in Gulf s...

Read More

Catholic cardinal meets Saudi king ...

Read More

Global_News

More than 10,000 attend fourth mass protest in as many weeks calling for return of Palestinian refugees to their lands.

Read More

Donation

Thanks to all of our supporters for your generosity and your encouragement of an independent press!

Enter Amount:

Featured_Author

Login






Login reminder Forgot login?

Subscribe to MWC News Alert

Email Address

Subscribe in a reader Facebok page Twitter page

Week in Pictures

One year under Trump

Gun violence in US