Middle East

Monitor: Islamic State enters ruins of Syria’s Palmyra after storming city

Monitor: Islamic State enters ruins of Syria’s Palmyra after storming city

Islamic State fighters in Syria have entered the ancient ruins of Palmyra after taking complete control of the central city,…
Amnesty report says Qatar is still failing migrant workers

Amnesty report says Qatar is still failing migrant workers

Qatar, host nation of the 2022 World Cup, is still doing little to improve conditions for migrant workers despite promising…
UAE records 2 coronavirus cases

UAE records 2 coronavirus cases

Abu Dhabi has announced that two people are infected with the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, aka the coronavirus. “The two cases…
Gazans reach beyond blockade through start-up

Gazans reach beyond blockade through start-up

Dozens of workers sit with their eyes glued to computer screens and fingers clicking away on keyboards writing code and…
Iraqi forces say thwart Islamic State attack east of Ramadi

Iraqi forces say thwart Islamic State attack east of Ramadi

Iraqi forces said they fought off an overnight attack by Islamic State militants east of the city of Ramadi, which…
Official: Palestinians banned from riding same buses as Israelis

Official: Palestinians banned from riding same buses as Israelis

Palestinians in the West Bank who commute to Israel to work will from Wednesday be banned from riding the same…
Military: Algerian forces kill 22 Islamic State-tied militants

Military: Algerian forces kill 22 Islamic State-tied militants

Algerian troops ambushed and killed at least 22 militants allied to Islamic State as they held a meeting east of…
Saudi Arabia recruits executioners as death penalty rises

Saudi Arabia recruits executioners as death penalty rises

Saudi Arabia advertised vacancies for eight executioners Tuesday after beheading nearly as many people since the start of the year…
HRW denounces Israel expulsion of Bedouins, Palestinians

HRW denounces Israel expulsion of Bedouins, Palestinians

A rights group on Tuesday condemned Israeli court decisions paving the way for the eviction of Bedouins and Palestinians from…
Qatar says BBC crew on 2022 tour held for trespass

Qatar says BBC crew on 2022 tour held for trespass

A BBC television team was arrested in Qatar and held for two nights in prison while reporting on living conditions…
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