Middle East

The Middle East is the world’s crossroads. It encompasses the Arabian Peninsula, the mountains of Iran, the plains of Turkey and the deserts of the Levant.


Missile attack kills three military servicemen in Damascus suburb

At least three Syrian military servicemen have been killed in an Israeli missile attack on a Damascus suburb, the Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) reported. According to the news agency,...

US withdraws more forces from Syria after Trump’s cabinet change

BEIRUT, LEBANON (8:20 P.M.) – The U.S. military forces continue to remove and withdraw their military and armored vehicles from eastern Syria to Iraq on an almost...

Syrian Foreign Minister dies during the last 14 years

The deputy prime minister and foreign minister of Syria for the last 14 years, Walid al-Mualem, considered one of the pillars of President Bachar al-Asad's regime, died on Monday...

Top Iranian, Iraqi Commanders Discuss Regional Security, War on Terror

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Senior military commanders from Iran and Iraq weighed plans for cooperation between the two Muslim neighbors in ensuring regional security and in the fight...

Clock ticking, Trump looks set to hasten Afghanistan pullout

Dalio Says Now Is ‘Special Moment’ for Markets as China AscendsBill Maher: Democrats' 'woke BS' likely drove many voters to Trump, GOPAFP logoClock ticking, Trump looks set...

New Pentagon Top Adviser Wants US Troops Out Of Syria “Immediately”

With Esper out the door, Trump's newly in office acting Secretary of Defense is already making waves given who he's just brought on board.The new acting Pentagon...
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Russia allocates $1 billion to help with Syria’s reconstruction

BEIRUT, LEBANON (3:40 P.M.) – Russia and Syria signed 8 memoranda of understanding on energy, customs and education.Mikhail Mezentsev, head of the headquarters for coordination between Russian-Syrian...

Turkey withdrawing from all military posts besieged by the Syrian Army in Aleppo: source

BEIRUT, LEBANON (8:40 A.M.) – The Turkish Armed Forces will withdraw from all four observation posts that are besieged by the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) in the...

Russian warplanes bomb Turkish-backed forces in southern Idlib

The Russian Aerospace Forces launched new raids over the northwestern region of Syria this weekend, targeting a number of sites along the southern countryside of the Idlib Governorate. According to...

Iraq’s Kata’ib Hezbollah warns of ‘tougher’ war if US troops refuse to leave

Iraq’s anti-terror Kata’ib Hezbollah group, a faction of the country’s Popular Mobilization Units (PMU) or Hashd al-Sha’abi, has warned that a “tougher and stronger” confrontation awaits US...

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US aircraft carrier and warships move into Persian Gulf region

CNN quoted a Pentagon official as saying on Friday evening that the aircraft carrier, U.S.S. Nimitz, had moved to the Gulf region with other...

Ethiopian PM declares victory in Tigray after capturing capital

Ethiopian Prime Minister, Abiy Ahmed, announced the end of military operations in the restive Tigray region and the control of federal forces over Mekele,...

Changes in status quo in Transnistria may lead to rising tensions, Kremlin says

Changes in the status quo in Transnistria may lead to a rise in tensions, Russian Presidential Spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters on Monday. When asked...

Americans are retiring to Vietnam, for cheap healthcare and a decent standard of living

HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam — When John Rockhold drew a low number, No. 12, in the 1971 draft lottery, his adolescence...

Russian and Syrian jets launch heavy strikes on central Syria for 2nd day in...

BEIRUT, LEBANON (9:00 P.M.) – The Russian and Syrian air forces conducted several strikes over the central region of the country, following...