New vote on Iraq poll date ‘by Monday’ as Abadi meets Kurdistan region PM

:: Iraq’s parliament failed on Saturday to approve May 12 as the election date, as suggested by the government, as Sunni and Kurdish lawmakers demanded a delay to allow hundreds of thousands More »

Egypt’s Sisi sacks his intelligence chief

:: Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has fired his powerful intelligence chief, state media said Thursday, in the latest shake-up of the country’s security services. Sisi appointed his chief-of-staff and close ally More »

Muslim World League in partnership to launch global UN conference

:: The secretary-general of the Muslim World League (MWL), Dr. Mohammed Al-Issa, on Wednesday signed a cooperation agreement with the World Council of Religious Leaders (WCRL). Bawa Jain, the secretary-general of WCRL, More »

Saudi Arabia’s FM Jubeir: Iran’s role in Lebanon, Syria and Yemen is a ‘major threat’

:: Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir said Tuesday Iran was the biggest source of danger in the region because of its role in Lebanon, Yemen and Syria. “Iran supplied the Houthis More »

Sisi vows to protect Egypt’s water supply

:: President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi vowed Monday to protect Egypt’s water supply while striving for peace with the Nile upstream countries of Sudan and Ethiopia, which is building a controversial dam. “Egypt More »

 

Vice President Pence says US stands ‘shoulder to shoulder’ with Egypt

:: Vice President Mike Pence and Egyptian leader Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi pledged a united front against terrorism in the Mideast as Pence, the highest-level American official to visit the US ally in nearly a decade, began a trip through the region

New vote on Iraq poll date ‘by Monday’ as Abadi meets Kurdistan region PM

:: Iraq’s parliament failed on Saturday to approve May 12 as the election date, as suggested by the government, as Sunni and Kurdish lawmakers demanded a delay to allow hundreds of thousands of war-displaced people to return home. Shi’ite politicians,

Turkey launches major new ground and air cross border operation in Syria

:: The Turkish army on Saturday confirmed it had started a major new ground and air cross border operation against the People’s Protection Units (YPG) militia in Syria, which Turkey deems to be a terror organization. Dubbing the new campaign

Pence heads to the Middle East amid Israel embassy storm

:: US Vice President Mike Pence set off for the Middle East on Friday for a trip overshadowed by controversy over plans to move the American embassy in Israel to Jerusalem. Pence had been due to travel in December last

Lebanon foils ISIS plans to attack places of worship, government buildings

:: Lebanon thwarted extremists’ plans to attack places of worship and government buildings over the holidays after gaining rare access to an ISIS operative, the interior minister said Friday. Nuhad Mashnuq said at a press conference that an elite unit

Fire at a warehouse near India’s capital kills 17 people

:: Seventeen people died after a fire broke out at a warehouse in an industrial area on the outskirts of India’s capital on Sunday, a fire official said. The blaze happened in a building used to store firecrackers, an official

Several dead as gunmen attack top Kabul hotel, take hostages

:: Gunmen attacked Kabul’s Intercontinental Hotel on Saturday, seizing hostages and exchanging gunfire with security forces as the building in the Afghan capital caught fire and residents and staff fled. Hotel manager Ahmad Haris Nayab, who escaped unhurt, said the

Yemeni army liberates areas in al-Jawf governorate

:: Yemeni army forces have liberated several areas in the Bart al-Anan District, northwest of al-Jawf governorate, which is adjacent to Saada, the major stronghold of Houthi militias on the Jawf front. Commander of the First Brigade Brigadier Haykal Hantaf

Palestinian killed in clashes with Israeli forces in West Bank

:: A Palestinian was killed during clashes with Israeli forces in the north of the occupied West Bank late Wednesday, the Palestinian health ministry announced. Israeli forces entered the Palestinian city of Jenin late Wednesday, eyewitnesses said, with violent clashes

Sharp decline in Iraq, Syria terror deaths last year

:: Iraq and Syria saw a sharp drop in the number of people killed in terror attacks last year, a report published Thursday by Jane’s Terrorism and Insurgency Centre has found. Despite ongoing violence in both countries, there was a

Egypt’s Sisi sacks his intelligence chief

:: Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has fired his powerful intelligence chief, state media said Thursday, in the latest shake-up of the country’s security services. Sisi appointed his chief-of-staff and close ally General Abbas Kamel as interim replacement for outgoing

Saudi preacher Abdul Muhsin Al-Tuwaijri shot dead in Guinea village

:: A Saudi Arabian preacher was shot dead in Guinea’s east after organizing a prayer service that angered some villagers in the majority-Muslim West African country, local sources said Wednesday. Sheikh Abdul Muhsin Al-Tuwaijri was a member of a mission

Jordan says Israel apologizes for deaths of two Jordanians at embassy

:: Jordan said on Thursday that Israel had formally apologized for the deaths of two of its citizens killed by an Israeli security guard last July in an incident that soured ties and led to the closure of the Israeli

US to have open-ended presence in Syria

:: The United States signaled on Wednesday an open-ended military presence in Syria as part of a broader US strategy to prevent Islamic State’s resurgence, pave the way diplomatically for the eventual departure of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and curtail

Israel judge orders Palestinian teen Ahed Tamimi held until trial

:: An Israeli military judge on Wednesday ordered a Palestinian teenager arrested after a viral video showed her hitting two Israeli soldiers held in custody until trial. “I found no alternative other than to order her detention in custody until

Saudi cadets undergo military training in Germany

:: The German Embassy on Thursday announced that the first seven cadets of the Royal Saudi Land Forces and the Royal Saudi Air Defense Forces have started their military training in German Armed Forces facilities this week. German Ambassador Dieter

Sarah Qassim – the Saudi women running 5-star hotels

Sarah Qassim

:: Saudi women are making their mark in the hospitality world with friendly smiles and welcoming phrases. Some of them have reached beyond that and are now leading the industry and running high-end properties. Sarah Qassim is the managing director

Muslim World League in partnership to launch global UN conference

Dr. Mohammed Al-Issa

:: The secretary-general of the Muslim World League (MWL), Dr. Mohammed Al-Issa, on Wednesday signed a cooperation agreement with the World Council of Religious Leaders (WCRL). Bawa Jain, the secretary-general of WCRL, signed for his organization. Both parties agreed to

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