Syria

Jordanian PM resigns after protests: official source

Jordanian PM resigns after protests: official source

Published 04/06/2018

AMMAN (Reuters) - Hani Mulki resigned from his post as Jordan’s prime minister in a meeting with King Abdullah on Monday, an official source said, [more…]

Syrian army resumes offensive in south Damascus: state TV

Syrian army resumes offensive in south Damascus: state TV

Published 21/05/2018

BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Syrian army resumed its offensive against Islamic State militants in south Damascus on Monday after a short ceasefire to allow women, [more…]

Hezbollah allies gain in Lebanon parliament: unofficial results

Hezbollah allies gain in Lebanon parliament: unofficial results

Published 07/05/2018

BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Iran-backed Shi’ite group Hezbollah and its political allies won more than half the seats in Lebanon’s first parliamentary election in nine [more…]

Israeli minister says ‘Lebanon equals Hezbollah’ after election

Israeli minister says ‘Lebanon equals Hezbollah’ after election

Published 07/05/2018

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Hezbollah’s gains in the Lebanese election on Sunday show that the state is indistinguishable from the Iranian-backed Shi’ite group and that Israel [more…]

In Turkey’s Kurdish heartland, a battle for homes and votes

In Turkey’s Kurdish heartland, a battle for homes and votes

Published 07/05/2018

DIYARBAKIR, Turkey (Reuters) - Kurdish electrician Sukru Gunduz was out on a job when a friend came running to tell him his house was being [more…]

UK says foreign minister Johnson to meet U.S. VP Pence, discuss…

UK says foreign minister Johnson to meet U.S. VP Pence, discuss…

Published 06/05/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson is traveling to the United States on Sunday for a two-day visit, during which he will meet [more…]

What could Iran do if Trump pulls out of nuclear deal?

What could Iran do if Trump pulls out of nuclear deal?

Published 04/05/2018

BEIRUT (Reuters) - President Donald Trump is expected to pull the United States out of the Iran nuclear agreement on May 12. Tehran signed the [more…]

Iran says will not renegotiate nuclear deal, warns against changes

Iran says will not renegotiate nuclear deal, warns against changes

Published 04/05/2018

ANKARA (Reuters) - Iran’s foreign minister said on Thursday U.S. demands to change its 2015 nuclear agreement with world powers were unacceptable as a deadline [more…]

Greek gunboat on patrol nudged by Turkish cargo vessel: Navy

Greek gunboat on patrol nudged by Turkish cargo vessel: Navy

Published 04/05/2018

ATHENS (Reuters) - A Greek gunboat was nudged by a Turkish cargo vessel early on Friday while on patrol for unauthorized migrant crossings in the [more…]

Pompeo says U.S. open to ‘two-party solution’ for…

Pompeo says U.S. open to ‘two-party solution’ for…

Published 30/04/2018

AMMAN (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo suggested on Monday he was open to a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian dispute, saying a [more…]