Russia unveils ‘Syria peace plan’

DAMASCUS - Since the beginning of its involvement in the Syrian conflict, Russia has demonstrated how much the balance and control of the conflict...

Cyclone Chapala hits Yemeni Island of Socotra and mainland city of Mukalla

CHAPALA - Cyclone Chapala, one of the strongest cyclones that Yemen has seen in decades, has hit the Island of Socotra and al-Qaeda controlled city of...

Israel building fence in the border with Jordan

JERUSALEM - The state of Israel is without a doubt the owner of one of the most sophisticated defence infrastructures in the world. Being...

Saudi Arabia making up with the Muslim Brotherhood?

RIYADH - Muslim Brotherhood affiliated leaders Rachid Ghannouchi (Ennahda – Tunisia), Abdul Majeed Zindani (al-Islah party – Yemen) and Khaled Meshaa (Hamas – Palestine)...

ISIS slowly broadening reach?

The Islamic State, ‘Daish’, ISIS, and ISIL—all names for the growing Islamic jihadist organisation that emerged from the sectarian violent chaos that was post-2003...

Syrian refugees going back to the country

DAMASCUS - Since the beginning of a social unrest in March 2011 during the Arab spring, Syria has been in the midst of escalating...

Jordan’s third loan agreement with the US

AMMAN - The US press secretary has released that the US State has agreed on a further loans to Jordan. This would be the third...

ISIS targets Saudi Arabia

RIYADH - The Islamic State’s reign of terror in Middle East is reaching new places. Over the past weeks, the group has claimed responsibility...

Pope Francis recognises the state of Palestine

VATICAN CITY – Since being elected Pope in March 2013, Pope Francis, the head of the Catholic Church has made some controversial and powerful...

Egyptian policeman accused of killing activist goes on trial

CAIRO—Yassin Hatem Salahedeen, a 24-year-old police lieutenant, will stand trial for the manslaughter of 32-year-old mother Shaimaa al-Sabbagh, who was shot during a peaceful protest in...