MIDEAST

Exclusive: U.S. preparing to send more troops to Middle East – sources

Exclusive: U.S. preparing to send more troops to Middle East – sources

Published 18/06/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is preparing to send additional troops to the Middle East in response to mounting concerns over Iran, which Washington [more…]

U.S. military releases new images from oil tanker attacks

U.S. military releases new images from oil tanker attacks

Published 18/06/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. military on Monday released new images it says showed Iran’s Revolutionary Guard (IRGC) removing an unexploded limpet mine from a [more…]

U.S. to encourage investment in Palestinians as first part of peace…

U.S. to encourage investment in Palestinians as first part of peace…

Published 20/05/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House will unveil the first part of President Donald Trump’s long-awaited Israeli-Palestinian peace plan when it holds an international conference [more…]

Palestinians say they weren’t consulted about U.S.-led economic…

Palestinians say they weren’t consulted about U.S.-led economic…

Published 20/05/2019

RAMALLAH, West Bank (Reuters) - The Palestinians have not been consulted about a U.S.-led conference in Bahrain next month designed to encourage international investment in [more…]

Kushner in Gulf region to seek support for Mideast peace plan

Kushner in Gulf region to seek support for Mideast peace plan

Published 26/02/2019

ABU DHABI (Reuters) - White House adviser Jared Kushner is visiting U.S.-allied Gulf Arab states to seek support for a long-awaited peace proposal for the [more…]

Archaeologists restore ancient Palmyra artifacts in Damascus museum

Archaeologists restore ancient Palmyra artifacts in Damascus museum

Published 10/01/2019

DAMASCUS (Reuters) - In the National Museum of Damascus, archaeologist Muntajab Youssef works on an ancient stone bust from Palmyra, one of hundreds of artifacts [more…]

Syrian army enters Manbij after Kurdish calls to deter Turkey

Syrian army enters Manbij after Kurdish calls to deter Turkey

Published 28/12/2018

BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Syrian army said it entered Manbij on Friday for the first time in years, after the Kurdish YPG militia urged Damascus [more…]

Syrian army enters town of Manbij and raises flag – statement

Syrian army enters town of Manbij and raises flag – statement

Published 28/12/2018

BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Syrian army entered Manbij on Friday for the first time in years, it said in a statement, after the Kurdish YPG [more…]

Iraqi PM discusses U.S. withdrawal from Syria with Pompeo

Iraqi PM discusses U.S. withdrawal from Syria with Pompeo

Published 22/12/2018

CAIRO (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo assured Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi that the U.S. is still committed to fighting Islamic [more…]

Turkey says nearly 300,000 Syrians return home after military…

Turkey says nearly 300,000 Syrians return home after military…

Published 22/12/2018

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Nearly 300,000 Syrians have returned to their country after Turkey’s two cross-border operations in northern Syria, Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu was quoted [more…]