Saudi prince vows 'totally dif

Saudi Arabia's powerful crown prince said Wednesday his country would be "totally different" within five years, vowing to pursue sweeping reforms to diversify i

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Posted On: 25 Oct 2018

Saudi Women Drivers Ready Zoom

Some Saudi Arabia women drivers on Tuesday said they are getting ready to steer their lives on June 24.   In September 2017, King Salman decreed an end t

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Posted On: 19 Jun 2018

China a pillar of strength in

Its Middle Eastern neighbours tried to choke the small Gulf state, but in effect forced Qatar to find creative solutions, new trade routes, and push reforms at

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Posted On: 10 Jun 2018

Saudi Crown Prince meets with

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman met with the Chairman of the Presidential Council of the Government of National Accord of Libya, Fayez Al-Sarraj, in Jedd

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Posted On: 05 Jun 2018

Saudi Arabia threatens militar

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman has threatened to take military action if Qatar installs a Russian air defence system, France’s Le Monde newspaper report

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Posted On: 03 Jun 2018

The Shia Shift: Why Iran and H

hirty-five years ago last month, a Hezbollah suicide bomber drove a delivery van packed with explosives into the U.S. embassy in West Beirut. The explosion coll

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Posted On: 29 May 2018

Syrian entrepreneurs thrive in

In the Turkish city of Gaziantep, home to around half a million Syrians who fled the civil war south of the border, hundreds of Syrian businesses are thriving

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Posted On: 16 May 2018

Unlikely candidate emerges as

Pre-poll violence and voter apathy have left their mark on Iraq's election. However, a young, female candidate could be a galvanizing force, especially for youn

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Posted On: 13 May 2018

For young Iraqis, election off

Mounes Fauzi was simply too busy doing nothing to go vote in the parliamentary elections being held across Iraq.   Sitting with some friends outside a ca

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Posted On: 13 May 2018

Mosul votes for first time si

Um Laila and Farida Hassan had not seen each other since the day Iraqi soldiers helped them escape from Islamic State's brutal rule in Mosul.   On Saturd

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Posted On: 13 May 2018

Iraqis vote in first elections

Iraqis have voted in the first parliamentary elections since the government declared victory over so-called Islamic State (IS) last year.   Around 7,000

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Posted On: 12 May 2018

Lebanon holds general election

First parliamentary elections in nearly a decade introduces electoral law with proportional representation.   Polls have opened in Lebanon, kicking off t

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Posted On: 06 May 2018

'Iran's ambition to dominate t

National Security Advisor John Bolton said Trump is still considering his options on the nuclear deal.   US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo lashed out a

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Posted On: 30 Apr 2018

Hamas blames Palestinian Autho

Gaza's ruling Hamas group blamed Palestinian Authority officials on Saturday for the attempted assassination in the enclave of Palestinian Prime Minister Rami H

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Posted On: 29 Apr 2018

King Salman, crown prince than

King Salman has thanked Interior Minister Prince Abdul Aziz bin Saud for the security services’ work in bringing down the crime rate in the past year, the

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Posted On: 22 Apr 2018