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Oct 18, 2020
MECCA, Saudi Arabia — Saudi Arabia opened on Sunday Islam’s holiest site for prayers for the first time in seven months, and expanded the umrah pilgrimage to accommodate 15,000 worshippers as it relaxed coronavirus curbs.Mask-clad Saudi citizens and residents of the kingdom were allowed to pray inside the Grand Mosque in the holy city of Mecca, ami ...
Oct 18, 2020
KHARTOUM — Sudan’s Prime Minster Abdalla Hamdok on Sunday promised cooperation with I ...
Oct 17, 2020
BAGHDAD(AFP)--Hundreds of Hashed demonstrators swept past a security detail and storm ...
Oct 17, 2020
BEIRUT — Lebanon's protest movement has made some important gains since it burst out onto the streets a year ago, even if its revolutionary ...
Oct 17, 2020
SANAA — A landmark prisoner exchange between war-torn Yemen's government and Houthi rebels began on Thursday, with hundreds of combatants he ...
Oct 14, 2020
OCUUPIED JERUSALEM — Israel approved 2,166 new settlement units across the occupied West Bank on Wednesday, official figures sent to AFP sho ...
Oct 14, 2020
NAQURA, Lebanon — Lebanon and Israel, still technically at war, held unprecedented talks under UN and US auspices on Wednesday to settle a m ...
Oct 14, 2020
WASHINGTON — Two captive Americans were freed on Wednesday in Yemen as more than 200 supporters of the country's Houthi rebels were allowed ...
Oct 14, 2020
SBEITLA, Tunisia — Tunisia announced on Wednesday the arrest of a municipal police chief after protests in an impoverished town sparked by t ...
Oct 14, 2020
DAMASCUS — Syrian President Bashar Al Assad declared a national catastrophe on Tuesday after inspecting crops destroyed by wildfires that ha ...
Oct 13, 2020
TARTUS, Syria — Suhail Deeb was eager to harvest his olives before sweeping forest fires that ravaged parts of Syria at the weekend left him ...
Oct 13, 2020
CARTHAGE, Tunisia — The UN's Libya envoy on Monday urged rival parties to place the national interest before political ambitions when they m ...
Oct 12, 2020
DAMASCUS — Fires that ravaged parts of Syria and Lebanon in recent days have been brought under control, authorities in the two countries sa ...

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