Middle East

Zionist Israeli parliament passes contentious Jewish nation bill

Zionist Israeli parliament passes contentious Jewish nation bill

19 July 2018 – Israel’s zionist parliament approved a controversial piece of legislation today that defines the country as the nation-state of the Jewish people but which critics warn sidelines...

EU Ministers seek to keep Iran nuclear deal alive

EU foreign ministers seek to keep Iran

29 May 2018 – The European Union is seeking to shield the bloc’s strategic and economic interests in Iran in the wake of the U.S. withdrawal from the international nuclear...

Benjamin Netanyahu facing corruption charges

Benjamin Netanyahu Facing Corruption Charges

14 February 2018 – Israeli police last night recommended that Benjamin Netanyahu be indicted on bribery and breach of trust charges in two corruption cases, dealing an embarrassing blow to...

5.4 magnitude earthquake shakes southern Iran

5.4 magnitude earthquake shakes southern Iran

24 July 2017 – Iranian state TV is reporting a strong 5.4 magnitude earthquake has led to a power outage in a remote area in the country’s south. The quake...

6.1 magnitude earthquake near Iran’s holy city

6.1 magnitude earthquake near Iran's holy city

05 April 2017 – A powerful magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck northeastern Iran near the holy city of Mashhad earlier today, killing at least one person as residents fled onto the...

Suicide bombers strike Syrian capital

Suicide bombers strike Syrian capital

16 March 2017 – Suicide bombers hit the main judicial building and a restaurant in Damascus yesterday, killing at least 30 people and spreading fear across Syria’s capital as the...

German authorities ban Islamic extremist group

German authorities ban Islamic extremist group

15 March 2017 – German authorities yesterday banned an organization that they said was a “hot spot” for Islamic extremists and searched a mosque that the group runs. The “German-speaking Islam...

Trump signs new anti-terror travel ban

Presidential Trump says 'join forces' for new greatness

07 March 2017 – Without fanfare, President Donald Trump signed a scaled-back version of his controversial ban on many foreign travelers yesterday, hoping to avoid a new round of...

NATO to boost naval presence in Black Sea

NATO to boost naval presence in Black Sea

17 February 2017 – NATO defense ministers have decided to beef up the military alliance’s naval presence in the Black Sea in response to an increasingly aggressive Russia. Secretary-General Jens...

Indian anti-terror police seize Daesh kill list

Indian anti-terror police seize Daesh kill list

10 February 2017 – Counter-terrorism officers in India have discovered a “kill list” of information technology experts who have helped track down Daesh terrorists, a security official said yesterday. The...