Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas calls on the UN to end Israel’s imposed "apartheid" regime on the occupied Palestinian territories.
Russia’s General Staff says about 850 Takfiri militants have been killed in the Syrian province of Idlib.
Turkish fighter jets reportedly bombarded Duhok province in Iraq’s Kurdistan region.
Israel is holding at least 58 Palestinian women, including 10 minors, "under dire conditions" in its jails, a monitoring group says.
Daesh attacks a convoy of Iranian humanitarian aid in eastern Syria.
Bahrain’s ruling Al Khalifah regime intensifies crackdown ahead of rituals to commemorate the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussein (PBUH).
The protest was held upon KRG President Massoud Barzani’s arrival in the city to discuss the September 25 independence referendum with Iraqi President Fuad Masum.
The Iraqi prime minister meets with senior military commanders ahead of a multi-pronged operation to liberate the town of Hawijah.
A university in Saudi Arabia announces a plan to dismiss employees suspected of dissenting the absolute monarchy.
At least nine Palestinians have sustained gunshot wounds after Israeli forces raided Abu Dis town.
The so-called Syrian Democratic Forces have recaptured 90 percent of the city from Daesh terrorists, a monitoring group says.
President Macron of France describes Iran as an influential power, whose role should not be ignored in the Geneva peace process on Syria.
President Erdogan says Ankara may impose sanctions on the semi-autonomous Kurdistan Regional Government if it goes ahead with a planned independence referendum.
The Qatari emir sharply censures the Saudi-led bloc of states at the United Nations for subjecting his nation to an ‘unjust’ blockade.
Britain and Saudi Arabia signed a framework deal on military and security cooperation.
The Turkish defense minister warns that any disintegration of Iraq will cause global conflict.
At least nine civilians have been killed in a fresh Saudi airstrike against a residential area in Yemen’s northwestern province of Hajjah.
A poll shows 67 percent of Palestinians demand the resignation of President Mahmoud Abbas.
An Israeli warplane conducts airstrikes in the occupied Golan Heights after a Patriot anti-ballistic missile allegedly destroys a reconnaissance drone from Syria.
Iraqi soldiers and allied Hashd al-Sha’abi fighters liberate the al-Rayhaniyah village in the western province of Anbar from the grips of Daesh terrorists.
Iraqi police impose a curfew in the northern city, which witnessed clashes between Kurds and Turkmen days before the controversial Kurdish referendum.
Syria’s army and its allies have repelled a large-scale attack spearheaded by the notorious al-Nusra Front terrorist group north of the western Syrian city of Hama.
The UN High Commissioner for Refugees puts the number of the internally displaced persons in Yemen at 1,980,510.
A grouping of Western and Arab countries backing anti-government militants in Syria say they will not support the reconstruction of the country.
Amnesty International says Saudi rulers are trying to crush the kingdom’s human rights movement after they arrest two more activists.
Watch Turkish tanks engage in large scale military drills on the country’s border with Iraq a week before a Kurdish independence vote.
The United States has inaugurated a permanent military base in Israel, poised as “the first ever stationary unit” there.
Israeli forces demolish a Palestinian home in a village near occupied East Jerusalem al-Quds.
Iraqi authorities move over 1,400 foreign wives and children of Daesh terrorists to a new site near Mosul.
Syrian government troops and their allies come closer to encircling Daesh in a pocket of Dayr al-Zawr city.
Thirty-one former employees of two now shuttered Turkish newspapers go on trial over suspected links to the failed 2016 coup.
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi formally demands the suspension of September 25 referendum on the independence of the semi-autonomous Kurdistan region.
The 32-year-old crown prince, often known as MBS, is set to be the first millennial to occupy the throne in a country where half the population is under 25, though the timing of his ascension remains unknown.
Antonio Guterres says any unilateral decision by Iraqi Kurds to hold a referendum at this time would detract from the need to defeat Daesh.
Ankara launches a military drill close to the Iraqi border and dispatches military vehicles to its southern border with Syria amid fresh escalations.
The deal comes amid reports that the US and UK are exploiting the rift between several Arab countries through designating them as the “priority markets” for their arms sales.
The Sunday rallies featured considerable violence on the part of both the protesters and the security forces.
Bahrain’s King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifah has criticized the Arab boycott of Israel, saying that the Bahrainis are free to visit Israel.
The Iraqi vice president warns that Baghdad will not tolerate the creation of a “second Israel” in the Arab country.
Turkey’s Erdogan says he will personally talk to Iraq’s Abadi on a planned independence referendum in Kurdistan.
President Assad says certain Western countries still support terrorist groups in Syria.
Russia and Iraq have restored scheduled commercial airline services for the first time since 2004, in what officials hailed as a sign of stability returning to the war-torn country.
More than a dozen others were injured at the school that was being used as a training center.
Intelligence reports suggest Kuwait will expel North Korea’s ambassador and four diplomats.
Government forces and their allies have pushed Takfiri terrorists out of the al-Jafra district on Euphrates bank, according to Syrian military sources.
A diplomat, requesting anonymity, says the UN Security Council hopes to put the resolution to the vote next Thursday.
The Palestinian resistance movement says it has agreed to dissolve an administrative committee that runs Gaza and to hold new elections.
Regional powers like Iran and Turkey have also expressed concerns about the planned referendum, warning it could create further instability in the region.
A car bomb explosion in Iraq’s Kirkuk has killed three civilians and wounded nine.
Saudi bombardments leave multiple casualties in the central Ma'rib Province.
Russia denied bombing the positions of US-backed SDF forces in Syria’s Dayr al-Zawr province.
A Syrian official says de-escalation zones don’t authorize Turkish troops to stay in Syria.
Merkel says Germany will restrict its business with Turkey to pressure Ankara to free German jailed citizens.
Iraqi army liberates Akashat town near border with Syria from Daesh.
The ground forces of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the United States are to begin a joint military exercise in Abu Dhabi later on Saturday.
US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley repeats Washington’s opposition to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
Russia says Syrian government forces have crossed the Euphrates River, ignoring a warning by a ragtag group of US-backed militants.
A top aide to the Syrian president says the country’s army will fight any force, including the US-backed militia, to fully liberate the Arab country.
Lawmakers of Iraq’s Kurdistan region have approved holding the region's planned independence referendum on September 25 in open defiance of Baghdad.
Turkey censures an "unacceptable" decision by a court in Belgium not to prosecute the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK).
Qatar's emir tells Germany's chancellor that Doha is ready to "sit at the table" to resolve the Persian Gulf dispute.
At least four civilians have been killed in a Saudi airstrike against a truck in Yemen’s southwestern province of Ta’izz.
Human Rights Watch decries Saudi Arabia’s "coordinated crackdown on dissent."
The Daesh terrorist group has executed one of its top commanders over attempts to flee Hawijah to the “land of non-believers.”
Intense fighting is ongoing between Syrian government forces and Daesh terrorists in the central province of Hama.
Russia, Iran, and Turkey agree on the details of a “de-escalation zone” in Syria’s western Idlib Province during resolution talks in the Kazakh capital of Astana.
Russia has reportedly rejected an Israeli demand to create a “buffer zone” in Syria where forces allied to the Syrian government would be prohibited from entering.
Leaked communications involving the United Arab Emirates (UAE) ambassador to the US reportedly reveals Saudi Arabia sought to take Qatar in 2015.
A Turkish official says his country feels betrayed by those European Union (EU) leaders who have called for an end to accession talks with Ankara.
Saudi Arabia could be taking the first step to diversify its power supply by launching a tender for nuclear power plants next month, according to a new report.
Turkey’s trial of two hunger-striking teachers sparks clashes outside the courthouse.
President Bashar Assad sends a message to Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, thanking Tehran for helping Syria in its fight against terrorists.
The leader of the Ansarullah movement says missiles produced and possessed by the group can now hit anywhere in the United Arab Emirates.
A convoy of Daesh militants stranded in a desert finally reaches Syria’s east.
Russia's Defense Ministry said seven Kalibr cruise missiles, fired from submarines in the eastern Mediterranean, hit all the planned targets within a range of 500 to 670 kilometers.
The Iraqi parliament votes to remove the governor of Kirkuk from office over Kurdish independence referendum.
Several Iranians are among more than 80 people killed in twin gun and car bomb attacks in southern Iraq.
The sixth round of Syrian conflict resolution negotiations starts in the Kazakh capital city of Astana.
Iraq says the Arab League has rejected the planned independence referendum in its Kurdistan region as illegal and unconstitutional.
A Saudi warplane reportedly crashes in Yemen’s southern province of Abyan, killing the pilot.
At least 22 civilians are killed in the latest US airstrikes on the Syrian cities of Raqqah and Dayr al-Zawr.
Human Rights Watch slams the United Nations for its inaction on the ever-worsening humanitarian situation in Yemen amid the Saudi war.
The Turkish president says Turkey is taking measures on the security front into its own hands and will no longer wait for NATO to decide.
American troops have been staying at a base in Erbil to coordinate attacks in the upcoming battle to liberate the town of Hawijah, Iraqi Kurdish officials say.
The Syrian president says despite suffering from foreign-sponsored terrorism for the past seven years, Syria is moving steadily towards victory.
Israeli forces shoot a Palestinian boy for an alleged stabbing attempt east of al-Khalil (Hebron).
Syrian troops have taken back five towns from Daesh terrorists in the country’s central Homs province.
The head of the European Commission urges Turkey to stop comparing EU leaders to “fascists and Nazis.”
The Israeli prime minister expresses support for the planned referendum on independence of Iraq’s Kurdistan region.
Human Rights Watch (HRW) says settlement-related services by Israeli banks amount to serious human rights abuses.
Amnesty International slams Tel Aviv's reported decision to impose bans on its financial resources over the rights body's anti-settlement campaign.