Tuesday, October 17, 2017
   
Text Size

Site Search powered by Ajax

Middle East

Saudi women driving ban lifted: Euphoria and sarcasm

Riyadh's decision to overturn a ban on women driving in the kingdom spurs euphoria and sarcasm on social media.

Read more: Saudi women driving ban lifted: Euphoria and sarcasm

   

Israel cuts Elor Azaria sentence by four months

Decision by Israel's military chief of staff condemned by Palestinians as a 'license to kill without accountability'.

Elor Azaria

Read more: Israel cuts Elor Azaria sentence by four months

   

Saudi Arabia to allow women to drive

Royal decree announcing decision signed by King Salman will be effective immediately but rollout will take months.

Read more: Saudi Arabia to allow women to drive

   

Iraqi Kurds overwhelmingly back split from Baghdad

As Erbil-Baghdad tensions soar, regional election officials say 92 percent of voters choose 'Yes' in non-binding poll.

Iraqi Kurds voted

Read more: Iraqi Kurds overwhelmingly back split from Baghdad

   

Interpol approves Palestinian membership bid

Secret ballot seen as diplomatic win for Palestinian statehood, as Israel was actively seeking to postpone the vote.

Interpol

Read more: Interpol approves Palestinian membership bid

   

Iraqi Kurds under pressure after independence vote

Baghdad calls for suspension of international flights to Kurdish region after 'Yes' vote wins independence referendum.

Iraqi Kurds

Read more: Iraqi Kurds under pressure after independence vote

   

Iraqi PM: Kurds must hand over airports or face embargo

Initial results in Kurdish referendum in northern Iraq show a majority supporting independence from Baghdad.

Read more: Iraqi PM: Kurds must hand over airports or face embargo

   

Erdogan: Kurdish vote risks 'ethnic and sectarian war'

Turkish leader threatens to impose sanctions, a day after semi-autonomous Iraqi region holds controversial referendum.

Recept Tayyip Erdogan

Read more: Erdogan: Kurdish vote risks 'ethnic and sectarian war'

   

Three Israelis shot dead in West Bank settlement

Palestinian gunman reportedly opened fire on Israelis in settlement of Har Adar near Jerusalem, killing three.

Israeli soldiers

Read more: Three Israelis shot dead in West Bank settlement

   

HRW: Saudi Arabia hate speech still targets minorities

Some state scholars continue to stoke discrimination against minorities despite reform efforts, according to HRW report.

Saudi scholars

Read more: HRW: Saudi Arabia hate speech still targets minorities

   

Page 9 of 18

Iraq accuses Kurds of 'declaration ...

Read More

Turkish official rebuffs call for I...

Read More

Evacuation deal as ISIL defeat in S...

Read More

Iraqi, Kurd forces in Kirkuk stando...

Read More

ISIL faces imminent Raqqa defeat, S...

Read More

Audrey Azoulay wins vote to be next...

Read More

Global_News

Kurdish forces call Iraqi forces' campaign in Kirkuk 'a declaration of war', as PM Abadi tells them to cooperate.

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

Che Guevara remembered

Is it autumn yet in Europe?