Asia: Middle East

Asia: Middle East

Iranian Parliament Speaker calls off German minister’s meeting

TEHRAN - The predestined meeting of the Speaker of the Iranian Parliament, Ali Larijani, and German Economy Minister, Sigmar Gabriel, was cancelled without providing an official...

UN resumes aid for Syrian refugees stuck on Jordan border

AMMAN - The United Nations has announced it will resume aid to around 85,000 Syrian refugees stranded on the Jordanian border. Jordan closed its border...

Syria set for truce after bloody weekend

DAMASCUS - The US and Russia have been successful in brokering a truce in Syria. According to Syrian state media, President Bashar al-Assad vowed to...

Kuwait Strips Dissidents’ Citizenship

The government of Kuwait has decided to strip the nationalities of the owner of a pro-opposition TV channel and newspaper, alongside a former MP...

ISIS Raises the ‘Black Flag of Jihad’ over Iraq and Northern Syria

After recently taking over Iraq's second city of Mosul, ISIS is raising fears in the Middle East and West as a force to be reckoned with....

Anti-Muslim Trump wants to expand business in Middle-East

According to reports, The Trump Organization's many Muslim partnerships and major projects in Muslim-majority countries remain intact despite the rather inflammatory view of its...

Islamic State bombs Lebanese capital, killing 43

BEIRUT - Despite the world’s attention on the fearful capabilities of Islamic State being grabbed after the horrendous attacks that took place in the...

Iraqi Village Creates First Women-Only Council

A small village in Iraq has created a women's council, taking a great step towards women's rights and opportunity. A village in Dohuk province in...

Iranian woman could be executed soon after giving birth to a stillborn child

TEHRAN - Zeinab Sekaavand was arrested for stabbing her husband, Hossein Sarmadi, whom she had married at the age of 15 and at the...

Israel prosecutes Palestinian poet Internet posts

JERUSALEM - Dareen Tatour, a Palestinian poet, was arrested from her home by the Israeli police on October 11, 2015. The arrest was based...