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.


Abu Obeida: Hamas has used a new type of rockets Ayyash 250

The military wing of the Gaza Strip-based Hamas Islamist movement said on Thursday that it had fired a rocket toward the Ramon International Airport in southern Israel shortly after...

Iraq-Syrian Border Liberated! U.S Military Evacuates Military Bases In Iraq

BAGHDAD – US forces stationed in Iraq to aid ISIS and overthrow the Syrian government, said Tuesday that it had transferred the al-Qa’im military base on the border with...

Pentagon claims 1 ‘Iran-backed’ fighter killed during east Syria strike

Last week’s US strike at the presumed facility of “Iran-backed” militia on Syria’s territory near the border with Iraq killed one fighter and injured two others, according to Pentagon...
Syrian oil

Andrew Korybko: Complementary role of Iran, China, Russia in Syria reconstruction

Tehran (Bazaar): Syria, like all countries, has the right to diversify its economic partners, and friendly competition between Russia, China, and Iran will benefit the Syrian people by getting them better...

US-Backed militants steal 140,000 barrels per day of Syrian oil in Hasakah

Militants of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), which is supported by Washington, steal 140,000 barrels of crude oil on a daily basis from oil fields in Syria’s northeastern province...

Fire breaks out in central Beirut as clashes erupt between protesters and security forces

On Sunday evening, a fire broke out at the entrance of Parliament Square in central Beirut after protesters were trying to penetrate an area surrounded by a fence. Clashes renewed...

Houthi forces target Saudi airbase for 2nd time in last 24 hours

On Tuesday, Yemen’s Ansarallah Movement (Houthi forces) announced the targeting of the King Khalid Airbase in Khamis Mushait, southern Saudi Arabia, marking the second time in the last 24...

Japanese Firm Wins $4bn Iraq Project

By John Lee. Iraq's Council of Ministers has approved a contract with Japan's JGC Corporation to build a 55,000-bpd refinery in Basra province. According to a statement from the Ministry of Oil, the...

Syrian Army’s new Idlib offensive is approaching amid mass Russian buildup: analyst

BEIRUT, LEBANON (9:30 A.M.) – The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) is preparing to launch a massive military operation in the Idlib Governorate and “it seems that the operation is...
President Donald Trump departs after a meeting at the United Nations, New York, Sept. 23, 2019. (photo Peter Foley/EPA)

Trump vows to hit 52 Iranian targets if Iran retaliates after drone strike

By Ahmed Aboulenein, Maha El Dahan, David Shepardson U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday threatened to hit 52 Iranian sites “very hard” if Iran attacks Americans or U.S. assets after a drone...

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Russia’s embassy calls on London to stop dangerous provocations about Ukraine

Russia’s embassy in the UK has urged the British Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office to stop dangerous rhetorical provocations about Ukraine, explaining anti-Russian propaganda...

Ukraine receives second batch of U.S. weapons in Russian stand-off

Ukraine's Defence Minister Oleksii Reznikov said on Sunday the country had received a second consignment of weapons from the United States as part of...

German navy chief resigns over controversial comments on Putin, Crimea

Germany's navy chief stepped down on Saturday after drawing criticism for saying Russian President Vladimir Putin deserved respect and that Kyiv would never winback...

Baltic nations to ship Washington-endorsed arms to Ukraine

The Baltic nations of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania plan to send U.S.-made anti-tank and anti-aircraft missiles to Ukraine, a move that the United States...

Qatar and US talk gas supplies as Russia threatens Ukraine

The talks with Qatar and some EU nations have focused on new ways to secure alternative seaborne liquefied natural gas cargoesOfficials are concerned that...