Middle East News

US official says UAE paid Yemen tribes to push al-Qaida outUS official says United Arab Emirates paid money to tribal leaders in Yemen to press al-Qaida out of its strongholds
The Associated Press40 minutes ago
Russia says it's trying to help Syrian refugees' return homeRussia says it's coordinating efforts to help Syrian refugees return home, rebuild war-battered country
The Associated Press48 minutes ago
Israel: No criminal action in deadly Gaza 2014 war incidentIsrael's military says its probe into deadly day in 2014 Gaza war shows Israeli forces committed no wrongdoing
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Turkish officials: Qatar has pledged $15 billion of direct investments in TurkeyTurkish officials: Qatar has pledged $15 billion of direct investments in Turkey
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Report: Boat sinks on Nile River in Sudan, killing 22 peopleSudan's state news agency says boat sinks in Nile River in Sudan: 22 drown, including 21 students, a woman
The Associated Press3 hours ago
'2 casualties' in Indian oil tanker explosion off OmanAn Indian shipping company says one of its crude oil tankers suffered an explosion off the coast of Oman, causing "two casualties" and injuring one sailor
The Associated Press5 hours ago
African migrants reel as Israeli law cuts into salariesAfrican migrants in Israel face deeper poverty as new law requires them to hand over fifth of their salary to the state
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Egypt razes historical Cairo district, angering residentsEgyptian authorities are demolishing a historical 19th century neighborhood in Cairo to make way for high-end development, angering residents
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Israel denies US author's account of interrogationIsrael's domestic security agency denies threatening a prominent American author and questioning him about his politics during a recent visit
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Fighting in Yemen kills 18 civiliansYemeni officials and witnesses say heavy fighting between pro-government forces and Shiite rebels in the north and around the Red Sea port of Hodeida has killed at least 18 civilians
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Israel eases Gaza restrictions amid cease-fire effortsIsrael is reopening a key border crossing with the Gaza Strip weeks after it was closed amid a surge in violence with the Islamic militant group Hamas
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Turkish media: court rejects appeal for American pastor's release from detentionTurkish media: court rejects appeal for American pastor's release from detention
The Associated Press9 hours ago
FILE - In this June 25, 2018, file photo, Jordanian immigrant Ali Mahwood-Awad Irsan sits in court in Houston. Jurors on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, sentenced Irsan to death for the 2012 fatal shootings of his son-in-law and daughter's best friend in what prosecutors described as "honor killings." (Melissa Phillip/Houston Chronicle via AP, File)
Jordanian immigrant gets death for Houston 'honor killings'A Jordanian immigrant has been sentenced to death in Texas for the fatal shootings of his son-in-law and daughter's best friend in what prosecutors described as honor killings
The Associated Press18 hours ago
Hezbollah downplays US sanctions on IranThe leader of Lebanon's militant Hezbollah movement says U.S. sanctions against Iran and his Iran-backed group will not have major effects on them and will not lead to regime change in Tehran
The Associated Press20 hours ago
Russia to help restore UN patrols near Syria-Israel frontierRussia's military says its forces will help UN peacekeepers fully restore patrols along Syria-Israel frontier
The Associated Press21 hours ago
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