Turkey said Sunday it was continuing a military operation against the Russian-backed Syrian regime in Syria’s northwestern Idlib region but insisted it did not wish … Read more
Lebanon’s Education Ministry announced the closure of all schools until March 8 as a precaution against the spread of the coronavirus.
The announcement came as … Read more
Russia and Turkey have agreed to reduce tensions on the ground in Syria’s Idlib province while continuing military action there, the Russian foreign ministry said … Read more
NATO head Jens Stoltenberg urged Russia and Syria on Friday to halt their Idlib offensive and said the military alliance stood in solidarity with member … Read more
Lebanon halted flights for non-residents from countries with coronavirus outbreaks, including China, Iran, Italy and South Korea, the transport ministry said on Friday.
The decision … Read more
Dozens of Turkish soldiers have been killed in an airstrike in Syria’s Idlib province, in a dramatic escalation in the battle for control of the … Read more
Syrian rebels backed by the Turkish military have seized the town of Nairab in northwest Syria’s Idlib province, Turkish and rebel officials said on Tuesday, … Read more
Israel is “preparing a plan to fundamentally change the situation in the Gaza Strip” Defense Minister Naftali Bennett said following a night of deadly retaliatory … Read more
France is ready to support Lebanon financially – bilaterally or multilaterally – its finance minister said on Sunday, warning against mixing economic recovery in … Read more
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said Saturday that he would meet Russian President Vladimir Putin, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron on … Read more
Israeli and Palestinian authorities sought to quell fears of a potential local outbreak of the coronavirus after learning that South Korean pilgrims who had toured … Read more
Angelina Jolie – “We’re watching the brutal endgame of the war in Syria as if it has little to do with us. But it does.”
These are excerpts from an op-ed written by Angelina Jolie which will be published on Time Magazine.
“I’ve been to the Syrian region some 10 … Read more
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron told Russia’s Vladimir Putin on Thursday they want to meet him and Turkey’s Recep Tayyip Erdogan … Read more
The UN is warning an unprecedented bloodbath is looming in northwest Syria without international action to restrain the Assad regime.
Regime forces backed by Russia … Read more
Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Sunday he told his Russian counterpart that attacks in Syria’s northwestern Idlib region must stop immediately and that … Read more
In light of US President Donald Trump unveiling of his Middle East peace plan in January, the European Union’s foreign policy chief, Josep Borrell, said … Read more
More than 800,000 Syrians, mostly women and children, have fled their homes during a Russian-backed Syrian military campaign to clear the opposition in northwest Syria … Read more
The U.N. human rights office on Wednesday released a list of more than 100 companies it said are complicit in violating Palestinian human rights by … Read more
The Russian Defence Ministry in Moscow claimed that the Israeli attack on Syria, which killed at least 23 pro-Iranian gunmen in the middle of Wednesday … Read more
A car ran down and injured 12 Israeli soldiers and two other people in Jerusalem early on Thursday before fleeing, Israeli military and medical officials … Read more
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey will not allow Syrian forces to gain ground in the last opposition stronghold of Idlib, in comments published Tuesday, … Read more
U.S. President Donald Trump has unveiled his long-awaited Middle East peace plan on Tuesday, saying the “realistic” two-state solution is a “win-win opportunity” for both … Read more
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu withdrew his bid for parliamentary immunity from prosecution on corruption charges, making a criminal trial against him a near certainty.… Read more
US President Donald Trump met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the White House on Monday, to discuss a Middle East peace plan that … Read more
Lebanon’s central bank said on Saturday there would be no “haircut” on deposits at banks due to the country’s financial crisis, responding to concerns voiced … Read more
The ceremony of the Fifth World Holocaust Forum at the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial museum in Jerusalem, Israel, 23 January 2020.
The event marking the … Read more
Dozens of world leaders will convene in Jerusalem on Thursday to mark the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz concentration camp, amid a … Read more
Lebanon has formed a new government, ending months of deadlock that have left the country adrift as an economic crisis deepens.
Saad Hariri resigned as … Read more
Lebanon needs to quickly form a new government to stop a cycle of collapse and worsening economic and security conditions, caretaker prime minister Saad … Read more
Al Jazeera reported that people have been wounded in Beirut after security forces used tear gas and water cannon to disperse crowds of anti-government protesters … Read more
At least 18 civilians are reported to have died in air strikes that hit a market and an industrial zone in the Syrian rebel-held city … Read more
The Israel Defense Forces played no part in the killing of Iran’s Qassem Soleimani, IDF’s international spokesperson Jonathan Conricus tells FRANCE 24’s Middle East Matters … Read more
Knesset legal adviser Eyal Yinon is expected to rule on Sunday that Speaker Yuli Edelstein cannot halt the formation of the committee to hear the … Read more
Israel’s foreign minister has postponed a visit to Dubai this month due to security concerns, diplomats said on Sunday, linking the decision to Iran-U.S. tensions.… Read more
Unidentified planes struck targets in Syria near the border with Israel on Friday, reports said, triggering “a huge explosion” amid soaring tensions in the region … Read more