Last week, UAE stopped construction on a Chinese facility at an Abu Dhabi port that the US considered a military base. UAE has, however, maintained they were not military facilities
Seif al-Islam, once the heir-apparent to his father, appealed the decision last week by Libya's High National Elections Committee that barred him because of past convictions against him for using violence against protesters.
For many in the Middle East, beaten down by conflict and hopelessness, the stability in Europe has always been powerful. Legal entry has been near-impossible, with the EU tightening its borders
The Saudi measures are a huge blow to Mikati’s new government. The import ban means the loss of millions of dollars in desperately needed foreign currency
The envoys last week called for the release of philanthropist Osman Kavala, who has been in a Turkish prison for four years awaiting trial on charges many view as unfounded
It may be too early to call it a ‘Middle Eastern Quad’, but the United States, India, Israel and UAE are in for greater cooperation and coordination in the region
A judicial source said an expert had been tasked with investigating the cause of the fire, but had been unable to approach the tank as the blaze still raged.
Iran has historically played a big role and proven to be the most capable external actor when it comes to government formation in Iraq
A combination of war weariness, donor fatigue and a long list of other world problems has forced Syria, Yemen and other Mideast conflicts into a back seat
Qatar is a close US ally and hosts the largest US military base in the Middle East, but the tiny Gulf Arab state also has some sway with the Taliban
The Iranian president in his maiden speech at the UN slammed the US saying the world no longer cares about "America First" or "America is Back"
Armed drone attacks, normally targeting US troops or US interests in Iraq, have become common in recent months
Palestinian president, Israeli defence minister hold rare talks amid violent clashes along Gaza border
Defence Minister Benny Gantz met Abbas in Ramallah late Sunday for what were reportedly the first direct talks between an Israeli cabinet member and the 86-year-old Palestinian leader in several years
Demonstrations were held in several West Bank towns late Wednesday in support of the fugitives. In Nablus, youths set tyres alight during confrontations with Israeli security forces
American citizens, green card holders and others, say they have been waiting for more than a week for permission to board waiting charter flights out of the city of Mazar-e-Sharif in northern Afghanistan
In the report “You’re going to your death,” the rights group said many Syrian refugees who returned home have been subjected to detention and torture by Syrian security forces
The country's leverage over the Taliban is often overstated, Pakistan's UN ambassador Munir Akram said
"I’ve been in this industry for about a decade and I looked at the usual opportunities that the brown dudes get. We get to be nerdy. I wanted him to be the opposite of that — I wanted him to be cool," said Kumail Nanjiani.
In Blinkers Off, Gaurie Dwivedi emerges as a bold new voice outside the echo chambers that have so far dominated the discourse on India’s policy towards China
Kamala Harris accuses China of coercion and intimidation in SCS; Beijing hits back, says US foreign policy 'selfish'
The US vice president is on a weeklong trip in Southeast Asia to assure its allies of US dependability following the Afghanistan debacle