UN Appeals For $6.5bn To Help Syrians

  Joanne Faulkner, Editor (Middle East)   DAMASCUS  — The UN has launched a record plea for aid, as it seeks $6.5bn to help the million of refugees...

Israel-Palestine meet to salvage talks

Negotiators met on Sunday in a fresh attempt to salvage the peace talks between Israel and Palestine, although any hope of progress appears to...

Bahrain Orders Dangerous Stockpile of Tear Gas

Victoria Pease, Correspondent (Asia: Middle East & Central)   MANAMA — Bahrain has just bought more tear gas canisters from South Korea than it has citizens. A...

UAE Jails 8 over Spoof Video

 Joanne Faulkner, Editor ( Middle East) ABU DHABI -  8 people have been jailed by the UAE's state security court for creating the following spoof...

Egypt sentences 529 Morsi supporters to death

UPDATE: 29/03/14 18.00 GMT: A court has sentenced a further two people to death for throwing people off a roof in Alexandra last year, in which...

Human Rights Activist Sentenced for 52 Months Prison in Bahrain

Zainab Khawaja, a human rights activist and social blogger, has been sentenced to imprisonment for anti-government protests in Bahrain MANAMA - A court ruling on...

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...

Hezbollah Commander Killed

  Joanne Faulkner, (Editor: Middle East) BEIRUT - Hezbollah leader Hassan Al Laqis, commander of the political and militant group Hezbollah, has been assassinated in Lebanon. The...

Yemen faces political changes

National Salvation Alliance formed by different parties to try and contain rebel group power While the rest of the world focus on what is happening...

The Legal Discussion of the Use of Drone Strikes

Oscar Marchal Martos, Correspondent (Politics)   WASHINGTON - Obama's administration has given access to Congress' intelligence committees to classified legal advice providing justification to government for drone...