Middle East

Middle East & North Africa

Azerbaijan praises effectiveness of Israeli drones against Armenian forces

BEIRUT, LEBANON (8:20 P.M.) - Assistant to the President of Azerbaijan Hikmat Hajiyev announced that his country has used Israeli-made drones in the military...

Israel not ruling out preemptive strike against Iran: Netanyahu

Israel has not ruled out a preemptive strike against Iran, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned during a memorial service on Tuesday for those who...

Reopening of Jordanian border to boost Lebanese and Syrian economies

BEIRUT, LEBANON (8:45 A.M.) - On Sunday, the Jordanian authorities opened the Jaber border crossing opposite the Naseeb crossing on the Syrian-Jordanian border, about...

Syria and Jordan reopen border crossings

BEIRUT, LEBANON (12:45 P.M.) - The border crossings between Syria and Jordan have reopened on Sunday in order to allow the resumption of trade...

Israel unveils new sea-to-sea missile system: video

BEIRUT, LEBANON (9:30 P.M.) - The Israeli Navy conducted a successful test with its new sea-to-sea missile system developed by its aviation industries. "This system...

Third Arab nation to reach peace agreement with Israel in next...

BEIRUT, LEBANON (9:40 A.M.) - The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, Kelly Kraft, said on Wednesday that another Arab country would join the...

Caracas: Washington cannot prevent us from building relations with Iran

The Venezuelan government of Nicolas Maduro reacted with defiance towards new sanctions by the United States, due to a growing relationship between Venezuela and...

US Space Force deploys to Middle East

BEIRUT, LEBANON (7:00 P.M.) - The U.S. Army has deployed the first batch of its newly established military branch, the "Space Force", outside the...

Trump signs order to sanction entities, persons who assist Iran’s weapons...

US President Donald Trump signed an executive order to severely sanction nations, companies and individuals for selling or supplying Iran with weapons, National Security...

US announces sanctions on Iran’s Ministry of Defense – Pompeo

The United States on Monday imposed sanctions on Iran's Ministry of Defense and Armed Forces Logistics, along with the country's Defense Industries Organization, US...