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Iran set to exceed nuclear deal uranium enrichment cap

Iran set to exceed nuclear deal uranium enrichment cap Sun, 07 Jul, 2019

Iran said Sunday it was set to breach the uranium enrichment cap set by an endangered nuclear deal within hours as it seeks to press signatories into keeping their side of the bargain.
Five years into war, Yemen at 'rock bottom'

Five years into war, Yemen at 'rock bottom' Sat, 06 Jul, 2019

Like most residents of Amran, a strategic gateway to Yemen's capital Sanaa, Mohammed al-Najri thought the capture of his city by Huthi rebels five years ago would not last long.
Iraq gov't detains thousands in degrading conditions

Iraq gov't detains thousands in degrading conditions Thu, 04 Jul, 2019

A leading international human rights organization criticized the Iraqi government   for holding thousands of prisoners, including children, in degrading and "inhuman" conditions.
Iran condemns detention of oil supertanker in Gibraltar

Iran condemns detention of oil supertanker in Gibraltar Thu, 04 Jul, 2019

Iran condemned the "illegal interception" of one of its oil tankers in Gibraltar where authorities said they suspected it was carrying crude to Syria in violation of EU sanctions.
Saudi Arabia intercepts two Yemen rebel drones

Saudi Arabia intercepts two Yemen rebel drones Sun, 30 Jun, 2019

 Two Yemeni rebel drones targeting southern Saudi Arabia were intercepted, a Riyadh-led military coalition said, the latest in a series of assaults on the kingdom.
Hundreds of Jordanian Islamists protest against Trump peace plan

Hundreds of Jordanian Islamists protest against Trump peace plan Fri, 21 Jun, 2019

Hundreds of Jordanian Islamists marched in the capital on Friday to denounce Washington's peace plan to end the Arab-Israeli conflict and demand their government boycott a conference in Bahrain next week that will examine the project.
Trump calls off Iranian strikes, citing likely deaths

Trump calls off Iranian strikes, citing likely deaths Fri, 21 Jun, 2019

President Donald Trump said Friday the U.S. was "cocked and loaded" to retaliate against Iran for downing an unmanned American surveillance drone but he canceled the strikes minutes before they were to be launched after being told 150 people could die.

Hamas rejects Bahrain conference that 'normalises' Israel ties Thu, 20 Jun, 2019

Hamas leader Ismail Haniya said  his Palestinian movement rejected next week's US-sponsored Middle East economic conference in Bahrain as it would amount to Arab "normalisation" of ties with Israel.

Putin says use of US force against Iran would be 'disaster' Thu, 20 Jun, 2019

Russian President Vladimir Putin  said any use of force by the US against Iran would lead to disaster as tensions escalate between Washington and Tehran.
Regime attacks kill 25 in Syria's Idlib

Regime attacks kill 25 in Syria's Idlib Wed, 19 Jun, 2019

Regime attacks killed 16 civilians and nine combatants in Syria's jihadist-run northwest, a war monitor said, the latest violence to rattle a region housing three million people.
Database says 91,600 killed in Yemen fighting since 2015

Database says 91,600 killed in Yemen fighting since 2015 Wed, 19 Jun, 2019

Yemen's civil war has killed at least 91,600 people so far, a database tracking violence said Wednesday, presenting a new estimate after completing reporting for the first months of fighting in 2015.
Iran sets 10-day countdown to surpass uranium limit

Iran sets 10-day countdown to surpass uranium limit Mon, 17 Jun, 2019

- Iran on Monday set a 10-day countdown for world powers to fulfil their commitments under a nuclear deal abandoned by the United States or else it will surpass its uranium stockpile limit.
Egypt former president Morsi dies after falling ill in court

Egypt former president Morsi dies after falling ill in court Mon, 17 Jun, 2019

Egypt's first democratically elected president Mohamed Morsi, an Islamist who was ousted after one year of divisive rule, died after falling ill during a court hearing Monday, the attorney general said. He was 67.
Israel says Palestinians fired rocket into southern town

Israel says Palestinians fired rocket into southern town Thu, 13 Jun, 2019

Palestinian militants fired a rocket into southern Israel late Thursday, striking a building but causing no injuries, Israeli authorities said.
Ten killed in Israeli attack in Syria following rocket fire

Ten killed in Israeli attack in Syria following rocket fire Sun, 02 Jun, 2019

Israel carried out air strikes in Syria on Sunday in response to rare rocket fire from the neighbouring country, its military said, with a war monitor reporting 10 killed including Syrian soldiers and foreign fighters.

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