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Zarif met al-Assad in Damascus

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met embattled Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in Damascus, and called on regional countries to “fight terrorism and extremism”. Assad, in turn, thanked key ally Iran for its support in a four-year civil war that has cost more than 240,000 lives. “I say to the other (regional) players and to our neighbours that now is ...

54 killed by truck bombing claimed by ISIS in Iraq

A truck bombing claimed by ISIS killed 54 people in Baghdad, the deadliest single attack in the city in months. The blast, which was likely aimed at undermining confidence in the government and stoking sectarian tensions, came after the outgoing US army chief warned that reconciliation in Iraq is becoming increasingly difficult and that the country may ultimately have to be ...

Wake up Obama.. There is a season for every activity under the heavens

By Editor / Sam Nan The criticism of the US president ((who will get the title of “X” soon)) is the beginning of the end of his presidency for which all darkness and blackness. It has a dark solution countries the Middle East, and even the world at large dark era and the plaint, Obama has built a terrorist base ...

Israel suffere during the first years of the Second Intifada

The Palestinian terrorism of 2015 looks very different from the kind that Israel suffered during the first years of the Second Intifada. The weapons are improvised, there are no “wanted men” whom Israel is seeking for orchestrating the attacks; indeed, there is often no organizational support. But the effort to perpetrate terror attacks against Israeli targets is intensifying. According to ...

The Obama administration intervened in a lawsuit over Palestinian terror attacks

The Obama administration has intervened in a lawsuit over Palestinian terror attacks that have killed Americans, advising a judge that requiring a hefty bond payment in the case could financially destabilize the Palestinian government. The filing comes in a case in New York City, where a jury this year awarded $218.5m to Americans affected by the attacks in a lawsuit ...

Saudi Arabia reports interest in purchasing weapons from Russia materialises

If Saudi Arabia’s reported interest in purchasing weapons and platforms from Russia materialises into firm orders, it would represent a major reorientation of the kingdom’s defence procurement policy. However, Riyadh’s requirement for Russian kit is questionable, raising the possibility that its overtures to Moscow are primarily designed to limit arms exports to Iran. Reports that Riyadh is interested in Russian ...

Qatar to decide how many stadiums it will use in hosting the 2022 World Cup

Qatar hope to decide how many stadiums it will use in hosting the 2022 World Cup by the end of this year, a spokesman for the organising committee said on Tuesday. Corruption allegations at soccer’s governing body Fifa have put renewed media focus on Qatar, although Qatari officials remain confident the tournament will go ahead as planned and development of ...

UAE is taking an increasingly active role alongside Saudi forces in Yemen

The United Arab Emirates is taking an increasingly active role alongside Saudi forces in Yemen in their efforts to defeat Shia Houthi rebels and restore Abd Rabbu Mansour Hadi as president. Advances in and around the southern city of Aden that have helped to shift the momentum of the war against the Houthis and forces loyal to Ali Abdullah Saleh, ...

12-year-old Saudi boy wins U.S. tennis championship

A Saudi boy has won the U.S. Tennis Association Boys 12s National Championship this week. 12-year-old Saud Alhogbani beat 11-year-old opponent Benjamin Kittay in the final match of the tournament on Saturday. In a 6-3, 6-0 victory to Alhogbani, Kittay said his rival’s serves were “too good.” “They were just too good,” Kittay told Arkansas News. “I’m used to them, ...

Russia’s ban lifted for Olympic basketball qualifiers

Russia’s national basketball team will be allowed to take part in Olympic qualification after officials partially lifted a ban on the country’s basketball federation. The sport’s world governing body FIBA suspended the Russian Basketball Federation last month after infighting led to a series of legal battles, with president Yulia Anikeeva ousted by court order over allegations she took the post ...