Middle East

Afghanistan: Suicide attack near minister's home leaves 6 dead, at least 10 wounded

Afghanistan: Suicide attack near minister's home leaves 6 dead, at least 10 wounded

The blast took place in an upscale neighborhood of the city, home to a number of senior government officials.Eitan Divinsky, 04/08/2021 07:55
PA denounces Slovakia over cultural center in Jerusalem

PA denounces Slovakia over cultural center in Jerusalem

PA says Slovakia's move is a violation of international law.Elad Benari, 04/08/2021 06:39
Saudi FM: Any deal must ensure Iran will never have nuclear weapons

Saudi FM: Any deal must ensure Iran will never have nuclear weapons

Saudi Arabia's Foreign Minister says an emboldened Iran is acting in a negative manner around the Middle East.Elad Benari, 04/08/2021 05:42
Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center calls on Canada to suspend its funding to UNRWA

Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center calls on Canada to suspend its funding to UNRWA

The call follows the UN Watch report which revealed that UNRWA staff promoted anti-Semitism and violence.Elad Benari, 04/08/2021 04:54
Iran denies involvement in actions against ships in UAE

Iran denies involvement in actions against ships in UAE

Iran's Revolutionary Guards deny involvement in action against any ship off the UAE coast.Elad Benari, 04/08/2021 03:56
Israeli Ambassador demands UN action against Iran

Israeli Ambassador demands UN action against Iran

Ambassador Gilad Erdan sends letter to Security Council, demands action following string of attacks carried out by Iran.Elad Benari, 04/08/2021 00:32
Five ships lose control in what UK calls 'potential hijacking' off UAE coast

Five ships lose control in what UK calls 'potential hijacking' off UAE coast

Four vessels identified as oil tankers announce 'not under command' nearly simultaneously, UK agency says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/08/2021 22:21
Report: Naval incident near UAE coast

Report: Naval incident near UAE coast

A naval incident occurred near the coast of the United Arab Emirates, initial reports say.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/08/2021 18:52
Jewish group slams ADL: 'No longer competent' to identify anti-Semitism

Jewish group slams ADL: 'No longer competent' to identify anti-Semitism

Over 1,500 rabbis say ADL 'no longer competent' to identify, let alone combat, anti-Semitism.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/08/2021 16:42
British PM: Iran should face the consequences of attack on tanker

British PM: Iran should face the consequences of attack on tanker

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson: Iran carried out unacceptable and outrageous attack on commercial shipping.Elad Benari, 03/08/2021 06:21
Iran records single-day record of new COVID-19 cases

Iran records single-day record of new COVID-19 cases

Iran reports more than 37,000 new cases of coronavirus, the country's single-day record so far in the pandemic.Elad Benari, 03/08/2021 05:58
White House spokesperson: Israel will make its own decisions

White House spokesperson: Israel will make its own decisions

White House press secretary says the Iranian attack on Israeli-managed ship will not affect nuclear negotiations with Iran.Elad Benari, 03/08/2021 05:07
Qatar condemns attack on tanker off the coast of Oman

Qatar condemns attack on tanker off the coast of Oman

Qatari Foreign Ministry calls to resort to international law to ensure that such attacks are not repeated in the future.Elad Benari, 03/08/2021 04:04
Iran warns: 'Determined, immediate' response if ship attack is avenged

Iran warns: 'Determined, immediate' response if ship attack is avenged

Spokesman for Iranian FM claims accusations of involvement in ship attack are 'baseless and provocative,' warns against attacks on Iran.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/08/2021 16:10
Rouhani: We didn't always tell the truth

Rouhani: We didn't always tell the truth

Iran’s outgoing president admits his nation at times “did not tell part of the truth” to its people during his eight-year tenure.Elad Benari, 02/08/2021 06:43
Egypt's military kills 89 suspected terrorists in Sinai

Egypt's military kills 89 suspected terrorists in Sinai

Egypt has been fighting an insurgency in the Sinai Peninsula for several years.Elad Benari, 02/08/2021 05:41
Tunisian parliament speaker hospitalized

Tunisian parliament speaker hospitalized

Tunisia's parliament speaker admitted to hospital for undisclosed reasons but released several hours later.Elad Benari, 02/08/2021 05:14
Iran denies being responsible for attack on Israeli-managed ship

Iran denies being responsible for attack on Israeli-managed ship

Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesperson: The Zionist regime has created insecurity, terror and violence.Elad Benari, 02/08/2021 04:30
Ismail Haniyeh re-elected as Hamas leader

Ismail Haniyeh re-elected as Hamas leader

Ismail Haniyeh re-elected as leader of Hamas for a four-year term.Elad Benari, 02/08/2021 02:12
US blasts Iran for attack on Israeli-managed oil tanker

US blasts Iran for attack on Israeli-managed oil tanker

Blinken vows 'appropriate response' to Iranian drone attack on Israeli-managed ship which killed two crew members.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/08/2021 21:32
UK: Iran is behind deadly attack on Israeli-managed ship

UK: Iran is behind deadly attack on Israeli-managed ship

Britain condemns Iranian attack on oil tanker managed by Israeli-owned company, refuting Iran's denial it was behind attack.David Rosenberg, 01/08/2021 18:47
Afghan journalist: No one can 'rein in' the Taliban

Afghan journalist: No one can 'rein in' the Taliban

A news correspondent from Kabul says the Taliban are an ideological group and those who believe they can be negotiated with are mistaken.i24NEWS, 01/08/2021 14:29
Report: Israel launching campaign against new Iranian president

Report: Israel launching campaign against new Iranian president

Plan will focus on character of Raisi, to be sworn in next week. Political source promises response to attack on ship in Gulf of Oman.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/08/2021 07:57
ISIS terrorists kill 5 soldiers in northern Sinai

ISIS terrorists kill 5 soldiers in northern Sinai

Islamic State terrorists ambush checkpoint in northern Sinai Peninsula, killing at least five troops.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/08/2021 06:47
US pessimistic about chances of restoring Iran nuclear deal

US pessimistic about chances of restoring Iran nuclear deal

Officials in the Biden administration have turned sharply pessimistic about their chances of quickly restoring the 2015 nuclear deal.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/08/2021 06:15
PA: Bennett government ministers committing 'war crimes'

PA: Bennett government ministers committing 'war crimes'

PA claims that the Bennett government and its various ministries is committing crimes against humanity in Judea and Samaria.Dalit Halevi, 01/08/2021 05:43
US, Israel to work together to investigate attack on ship

US, Israel to work together to investigate attack on ship

State Department on Blinken-Lapid conversation: They agreed to work with the United Kingdom, Romania, and other international partners.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/08/2021 05:11
24 Muslim Brotherhood members sentenced to death in Egypt

24 Muslim Brotherhood members sentenced to death in Egypt

Egyptian court sentences 24 Muslim Brotherhood members to death for the killing of police officers in two separate cases.Elad Benari, Canada, 31/07/2021 02:05
US 'deeply concerned' by attack on Israeli-managed ship

US 'deeply concerned' by attack on Israeli-managed ship

US says it is closely monitoring the situation following attack on an Israeli-managed tanker off Oman.Elad Benari, Canada, 31/07/2021 01:37
German FM: Iran is delaying the nuclear talks

German FM: Iran is delaying the nuclear talks

German Foreign Minister warns the option to revive the 2015 nuclear deal will not remain open forever.Elad Benari, Canada, 31/07/2021 01:01
Two dead in attack on Israeli-managed ship

Two dead in attack on Israeli-managed ship

Shipowners confirm fatalities off the coast of Oman.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/07/2021 16:06
Report: US to sanction Iran’s drones and guided missiles

Report: US to sanction Iran’s drones and guided missiles

US officials say a sanctions campaign is planned against Iran’s capabilities for precision strikes using drones and guided missiles.Elad Benari, 30/07/2021 06:37
Blinken: Talks with Iran cannot go on indefinitely

Blinken: Talks with Iran cannot go on indefinitely

Secretary of State: We're committed to diplomacy, but this process cannot go on indefinitely. The ball remains in Iran's court.Elad Benari, 30/07/2021 04:31
WHO: Delta variant has led to 'surge' in outbreaks in Middle East

WHO: Delta variant has led to 'surge' in outbreaks in Middle East

World Health Organization says Delta variant has triggered a fourth wave in the Middle East.Ben Ariel, 30/07/2021 03:09
Alleged Iranian secret cyber files revealed

Alleged Iranian secret cyber files revealed

Files reportedly provide glimpse into Iranian ambitions for cyberattacks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/07/2021 22:14
US official: Iran won't get a better deal

US official: Iran won't get a better deal

Senior US official says the window for reaching a deal with Iran won't be open for much longer.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/07/2021 06:11
US position on Western Sahara remains unchanged under Biden

US position on Western Sahara remains unchanged under Biden

Trump agreed to recognize Morocco’s sovereignty over the Western Sahara as part of the deal in which Morocco normalized ties with Israel.Elad Benari, 29/07/2021 05:30
US condemns Iran's crackdown on protesters

US condemns Iran's crackdown on protesters

State Department spokesperson: The Iranian people have a right to voice their frustrations and hold their government accountable.Elad Benari, 29/07/2021 04:44
PA: Offsetting tax money harms our economy

PA: Offsetting tax money harms our economy

PA cabinet leader asks EU to pressure on Israel to stop offsetting aid to the families of the terrorists.Dalit Halevi, 29/07/2021 02:05
Lebanon's PM-designate holds consultations with parties

Lebanon's PM-designate holds consultations with parties

Najib Mikati is trying to put together a government to rescue the crisis-hit country.Ben Ariel, 28/07/2021 06:44
Hamas vows to pressure the Bennett government

Hamas vows to pressure the Bennett government

Senior Hamas official: Bennett government has no political experience and the Palestinians will pressure it if their demands are not met.Dalit Halevi, 28/07/2021 06:21
Iran claims it arrested 'Israeli agents'

Iran claims it arrested 'Israeli agents'

Iran claims its security forces arrested a network of agents working for Israel and seized a cache of weapons planned for use during unrest.Elad Benari, 28/07/2021 05:35
PA closes news agency, summons its director for questioning

PA closes news agency, summons its director for questioning

The owner of the JMedia agency was recently arrested for protesting killing of activist Nizar Banat.Elad Benari, 28/07/2021 02:02
Benny Gantz's message to the citizens of Iran

Benny Gantz's message to the citizens of Iran

Defense Minister: Iranian regime is spending billions of dollars on nuclear project instead of on food and electricity.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/07/2021 23:30
Abbas fires senior PA official who criticized journalist's death

Abbas fires senior PA official who criticized journalist's death

Ramallah national library director fired days after writing post criticizing PA over journalist who was beaten by police and died.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/07/2021 22:40
PA: We were deserted by the Arab world

PA: We were deserted by the Arab world

Fatah Central Committee member claimed the Palestinians were left to fight the 'Deal of the Century' without support from other Arabs.MEMRI, 27/07/2021 16:50
Biden announces U.S. pulling out of Iraq by year's end

Biden announces U.S. pulling out of Iraq by year's end

Biden announced a complete troop withdrawal with Iranian-backed militias demanding the US depart the country.i24NEWS, 27/07/2021 16:44
Tunisian President fires defense minister

Tunisian President fires defense minister

The move comes a day after the Tunisian President ousted the prime minister and suspended parliament in what was described as a "coup".Ben Ariel, 27/07/2021 05:08
France: Iran endangering chance of reviving nuclear deal

France: Iran endangering chance of reviving nuclear deal

France warns that Iran is endangering the chance of reaching an agreement on reviving 2015 nuclear deal.Elad Benari, 27/07/2021 04:43
PA: Boycott the settlements

PA: Boycott the settlements

PA cabinet leader praises Ben & Jerry's boycott and calls on other companies to follow suit.Dalit Halevi, 27/07/2021 04:02
Lebanon to designate yet another Prime Ministerial candidate

Lebanon to designate yet another Prime Ministerial candidate

Lebanese wealthy businessman Najib Mikati to be designated PM after winning the support of most major parties.Elad Benari, 26/07/2021 06:37
Israel warns US: Iran approaching nuclear weapons capability

Israel warns US: Iran approaching nuclear weapons capability

TV report: Israel recently warned the US that Iran is approaching the point of becoming a nuclear threshold state.Elad Benari, 26/07/2021 06:06
Jordan's King encouraged by meetings with Bennett and Gantz

Jordan's King encouraged by meetings with Bennett and Gantz

King Abdullah II: We must bring about the restoration of contacts between Israel and the Palestinians.Elad Benari, 26/07/2021 03:01
Tunisia's President dismisses government, freezes parliament

Tunisia's President dismisses government, freezes parliament

Parliament Speaker accuses President of launching a coup.Elad Benari, 26/07/2021 01:59
Hamas threatens a return to a military confrontation

Hamas threatens a return to a military confrontation

Hamas spokesman warns of another round of military confrontation with Israel if Gaza reconstruction is delayed.Dalit Halevi, 26/07/2021 01:13
Israeli Foreign Ministry worker arrested after flying to Iran

Israeli Foreign Ministry worker arrested after flying to Iran

Shabak arrests employee of Israel's Foreign Ministry who illegally traveled to Iran.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/07/2021 21:54
Report: Iran and Hezbollah members killed in Israeli attacks in Syria

Report: Iran and Hezbollah members killed in Israeli attacks in Syria

Reports say a Hezbollah military commander and a senior Revolutionary Guards official were killed in air strikes attributed to Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/07/2021 06:11