Middle East Political News
“Do we think he’s a hindrance? Yes. Are we going to sit there and focus on getting him out? No,” US Ambassador Nikki Haley to the United Nations stressed.
Donald Trump’s administration notified US Congress it intends to waive human rights conditions placed on sale of Lockheed Martin fighter jets to Bahrain.
“My initial assessment is that we probably had a role in these casualties,” Townsend, the senior coalition commander in Iraq, told a Pentagon news briefing.
“Police responded to a life-threatening situation and the female terrorist was shot dead at the scene,” Israeli police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said.
“The Israeli government has since 2009 worked on wrecking the two-state solution by accelerating the tempo of settlements and the confiscation of land,” Abbas told the leaders.
“This is a demographic change on a sectarian basis,” said Rami Abdulrahman, Observatory director, calling it the biggest population swap agreement of its type. “There is great discontent over the agreement in Madaya,” he said.
Iran has announced retaliatory sanctions on 15 American companies over their support for Israeli crimes and terrorism two days after Washington imposed bans on nearly a dozen foreign companies or individuals for aiding the Islamic Republic.
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The Princess of Jordan and wife of Dubai’s Emir says the Middle East is in chaos and a political solution is needed to respond to the global refugee crisis. In an interview with Lateline, Princess Haya said the war in
Syria Rebels News: Between 10,000-15,000 rebels and civilians were expected to leave in weekly batches, the Observatory and opposition activists have said.
Beijing sold more than three dozen of its then-advanced, nuclear-capable, intermediate-range DF-3A ballistic missiles to Saudi Arabia in 1988 at a cost of US$3.5 billion.
Iraq War: American confirmation followed a decision by Iraqi government forces to pause their drive to recapture west Mosul.
Mosul War Report Updates: “We are stunned by this terrible loss of life,” Lise Grande, the humanitarian coordinator for Iraq, said in a statement.
Palestinian UN envoy Riyad Mansour told reporters: “Settlements need to be stopped, not only because they are illegal, but they are the main obstacle in the path of the two-state solution.”
Eastern Mosul is coming back to life. In the few weeks since Iraqi forces drove Islamic State from this side of the city, markets have opened and bulldozers have begun to clear the debris left by battle.
The trucks carrying food, water and blankets from Shi’ite cities in southern Iraq are welcomed by hungry and war-weary residents of Mosul, Islamic State’s last major Iraqi stronghold.
Out of the 18 dead, at least 10 were killed in the region of Palmyra, which Islamic State fighters seized in December for a second time in a year – a major reversal for Syrian government forces and their Russian backers.
Iranian official said Major General Qassem Soleimani says, “Winning the battle in Yemen will help define the balance of power in the Middle East.”
hael Lynk, the U.N. special rapporteur on the occupied Palestinian territories, charged Israel with “the subjugation of humanity” in Palestine and intensifying a crackdown on human rights campaigners.
“We tried at Hammam al-Alil camp,” about 35 km (22 miles) south of Mosul, the 50-year-old said. “It was full.”