Middle East

Retired Saudi general visits Israel

A well-connected retired general in the Saudi military has traveled to Israel, in the latest indication of a growing link between Tel Aviv and Riyadh which has come to light ...

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Saudi executions exceed 100 in 2016

The number of executions in Saudi Arabia during the current year has exceeded 100 after the regime executed a man convicted of murder in Riyadh province. The Saudi Interior Ministry said in ...

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Hezbollah forces strike Daesh positions in NE Lebanon

Fighters from the Lebanese Hezbollah resistance movement have pounded the positions of the Daesh Takfiri group in northeastern Lebanon as they are battling foreign-backed militants operating in areas straddling the Syrian-Lebanese ...

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Arab states must rectify Iran ties: Lebanese speaker

Lebanese Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri says Arab countries, particularly Saudi Arabia, should “rectify” their relations with the Islamic Republic of Iran. Speaking at the Lebanese Emigrants Economic Conference in Beirut ...

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UN asks Saudi to prove prevention of Yemen child deaths

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has asked Saudi Arabia to provide convincing proof that could concretely back up Riyadh’s claims that its military coalition is adopting measures to prevent the killing and wounding ...

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Yemeni Army regains control over Military base near Aden city

Yemeni troops drove extremists out of the military base near the city of Aden and regained control over it, local media reported on Wednesday, citing military base command. Six militants were killed during the operation, Sky ...

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