BBC News - Middle East12.11.2018 21:25
Gaza rocket barrage targets Israel, which responds with air strikes after militants die in covert op.12.11.2018 21:56
Canada's prime minister says it has listened to a purported recording of the Saudi writer's killing.12.11.2018 14:44
The individual was on holiday in Morocco, a country deemed high risk by public health officials.10.11.2018 10:31
Nearly 4,000 tourists are evacuated from the ancient city of Petra as floodwaters reach 4m (13ft).10.11.2018 23:54
Archaeologists reveal mummified cats and scarab beetles found in recently discovered tombs near Cairo.10.11.2018 11:01
Video shows the moment deadly flash floods swamped the ancient city of Petra in Jordan.5.11.2018 18:33
Firms doing business with Tehran could face massive fines as US sanctions are restored.
Gaza militants launched a sustained rocket and mortar attack on southern Israel, and Israeli aircraft struck back, after a covert Israeli operation killed seven Palestinians.12.11.2018 08:17
A covert mission apparently went awry on Sunday, leaving an Israeli lieutenant colonel and at least seven Palestinians dead and setting off a flurry of rocket fire and airstrikes.12.11.2018 03:09
During discussions in Riyadh in 2017, Saudi intelligence officials discussed hiring private companies to kill the head of Iran’s Quds force and other Iranian operatives.12.11.2018 05:08
Harsh restrictions against doing business with Iran have made it nearly impossible for pharmaceutical companies to continue working in the country.11.11.2018 17:05
Visitors from India top attendance, along with Germany, China, England, the U.S. and France. Some precious loans are returning to Paris — others are arriving.10.11.2018 20:59
The recordings would be another piece of evidence in the October killing of the dissident by Saudi agents in the country’s consulate in Istanbul.10.11.2018 01:22
But the relaxation of the embargo presents risks for the leaders of both Israel and Hamas, and it has been denounced by the Palestinian Authority.
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"Canada has been fully briefed up on what Turkey had to share," Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said in Paris, becoming the first Western leader to acknowledge the audio recordings.
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Rare mummified scarabs, preserved in coffins decorated with beetle drawings, were also found. Egypt hopes to attract visitors to the country's heritage sites, where tourism has dropped since 2011.
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The Trump administration hopes the sanctions will force Iran to negotiate a new nuclear deal. But analysts point out there are overt and covert activities to avoid the penalties.
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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the audio recordings were handed over to the U.S. and other Western countries. Saudi Arabia has denied its Crown Prince was involved in the murder.
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Rescuers working to dig out and identify corpses from last year's anti-ISIS offensive in Raqqa estimate there were "thousands" of civilian casualties. The U.S.-led coalition acknowledges 104.
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Brian Hook, a State Department adviser on Iran, talks with NPR's Steve Inskeep about why the administration thinks reimposing sanctions on Iran is an effective policy.
In 2015, Saudi Arabia initiated a bombing campaign against Yemen that continues today. Journalist Robert Worth says the results have been devastating — and that the U.S. shares some of the blame.
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Middle East News. TOI brings the latest Middle East news headlines, breaking Middle East news and Live Updates. Catch all the Top Latest and Daily news updates from Dubai, UAE, Bahrain and other Arab countries on politics, current affairs, education news at The Times of India.12.11.2018 17:45
<a href="https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/world/middle-east/un-nuclear-watchdog-says-iran-abiding-with-2015-deal-limits/articleshow/66595208.cms"><img border="0" hspace="10" align="left" style="margin-top:3px;margin-right:5px;" src="https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/photo/66595208.cms" /></a>In a confidential quarterly report distributed to member states and reviewed by The Associated Press, the International Atomic Energy Agency said Iran has been abiding with key limitations set in the so-called Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, or JCPOA.12.11.2018 16:22
<a href="https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/world/middle-east/turkey-slams-unacceptable-french-comments-over-jamal-khashoggi-probe/articleshow/66593186.cms"><img border="0" hspace="10" align="left" style="margin-top:3px;margin-right:5px;" src="https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/photo/66593186.cms" /></a>Erdogan said on Saturday that Turkey had shared recordings linked to the Saudi journalist's murder last month with Riyadh, as well as the United States, France, Britain and other allies, without giving details of the tapes' specific content.12.11.2018 14:38
<a href="https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/world/middle-east/top-british-diplomat-to-press-saudis-over-khashoggi-killing/articleshow/66592605.cms"><img border="0" hspace="10" align="left" style="margin-top:3px;margin-right:5px;" src="https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/photo/66592605.cms" /></a>12.11.2018 13:37
<a href="https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/world/middle-east/149-killed-as-yemen-rebels-hold-back-loyalists-in-hodeida/articleshow/66591872.cms"><img border="0" hspace="10" align="left" style="margin-top:3px;margin-right:5px;" src="https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/photo/66591872.cms" /></a> Government loyalists backed by a Saudi-led coalition are fighting to oust Huthi rebels from the Red Sea city, whose port is a lifeline to 14 million Yemenis who face mass starvation.12.11.2018 08:30
<a href="https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/world/middle-east/netanyahu-rushes-back-to-israel-after-burst-of-gaza-violence/articleshow/66587329.cms"><img border="0" hspace="10" align="left" style="margin-top:3px;margin-right:5px;" src="https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/photo/66587329.cms" /></a>The Israeli military said an officer was killed and another was moderately wounded during an operation in the southeast Gaza Strip, involving an exchange of gunfire. It did not disclose other details surrounding the incident.12.11.2018 08:19
<a href="https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/world/middle-east/149-killed-in-24-hours-in-yemens-hodeida-medics-military/articleshow/66586569.cms"><img border="0" hspace="10" align="left" style="margin-top:3px;margin-right:5px;" src="https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/photo/66586569.cms" /></a>A military source in Hodeida confirmed seven civilians had died in the key port city, without giving further details. Medics in hospitals across Hodeida reported 110 Huthi rebels and 32 loyalist fighters killed overnight.
Global perspective, human stories6.11.2018 18:04
Investigators have uncovered more than 200 mass graves containing thousands of bodies in areas of Iraq formerly controlled by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL/Da’esh), according to a United Nations human rights report out on Tuesday.5.11.2018 18:43
As inspections and investigations continue into several reported instances of chemical weapons use against civilians in Syria, the United Nations High Representative on Disarmament Affairs, Izumi Nakamitsu, told the Security Council on Monday that much remains to be done to end their use, and called for international unity.4.11.2018 23:37
Some 30,000 children in Yemen die each year of malnutrition, Geert Cappelaere, UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Regional Director for the Middle East and North Africa told reporters on Sunday after visiting the country – calling it “a living hell for children.”3.11.2018 23:21
The United Nations and Syrian Arabic Red Crescent (SARC) kicked off a joint aid operation on Saturday, delivering vital humanitarian assistance to 50,000 people in south-east Syria’s Rukban camp, near the Jordanian border.2.11.2018 18:53
A call by Saif Al-Islam Gaddafi – son of the late Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi and de facto Prime Minister of the country during the time of his father’s rule – for an international arrest warrant against him to be ruled inadmissible, was rejected by the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), on Friday.2.11.2018 18:11
Welcoming recent indications that peace talks could resume soon to end Yemen’s brutal civil conflict, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said on Friday there is “no room for complacency,” and called on the warring parties and the international community to “halt the senseless cycle of violence” and “reach a political settlement”.1.11.2018 18:18
The critical difficulties in accessing food in Yemen, and other hardships caused by the ongoing conflict, could lead to the world’s worst famine ever, and place up to two million malnourished, pregnant and lactating women at risk of death, the UN sexual and reproductive health agency, UNFPA, said on Thursday.
The Beirut Bar Association Monday protested alleged violations of a law that requires cases concerning lawyers to go through the association before being prosecuted in court.12.11.2018 17:08
Residents in Zahle protested Monday in front of Electricite de Zahle to demand that the government renew its contract with the local company providing the city with 24/7 electricity.12.11.2018 15:46
The Saudi Embassy in Lebanon Monday warned that people were defrauding Lebanese citizens by claiming to be Saudi figures such as academics, in a statement carried by the state-run National News Agency.12.11.2018 14:58
Prime Minister-designate Saad Hariri Monday discussed the latest government formation developments with Caretaker Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil, a statement from Hariri’s office said.12.11.2018 14:40
Protesters gathered outside Parliament Monday demanding that MPs lift all of Lebanon’s official reservations on a United Nations convention calling for gender equality, the state-run National News Agency reported.12.11.2018 13:50
President Michel Aoun requested that caretaker Health Minister Ghassan Hasbani oversee the quickest possible implementation of the health care card law as soon as it is passed by Parliament, the Lebanese presidency reported in a statement.12.11.2018 10:56
Lawmakers Monday endorsed a series of bills in a morning legislative session of Parliament in the presence of Prime Minister-designate Saad Hariri, before the evening legislative session resumed just after 6 p.m.
Forward Feed12.11.2018 21:21
“It’s something that we care about, our being together, and even though it’s going to be virtual, it’s still a connection that can give us strength.”12.11.2018 21:07
Because Jewish food is about a whole lot more than just bagels and lox. It’s Bukharian peraskhi, it’s Ethiopian injera, and it’s Moroccan stew.12.11.2018 21:05
“Thanks for making a Republican look good,” Crenshaw grinned at Davidson.12.11.2018 19:20
‘Oh no you didn’t!’ said Maher. ‘I did,’ said Silverman.12.11.2018 19:15
He said the reporter was “not telling the truth” about an overheard conversation. “I’m not going to comment on a private conversation with a friend.”12.11.2018 18:43
“Mr. Whitaker needs to understand that he will be called to answer. Any role that he plays will be exposed to the public.”12.11.2018 18:38
The Great British Bake Off’s baking experts didn’t know what challah is.