Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has criticised the ban imposed on popular messaging app Telegram by the conservative-run judiciary, saying the move was “the opposite of democracy”. Iran blocked Telegram – widely used by Iranians, the state media, politicians and companies...
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan answers questions of youths as he attends Istanbul Youth Festival at Yenikapi Eurasia Performing Arts Center in Istanbul, Turkey on May 04, 2018. By Ali Bayaslan and Cemal Coskun : Turkey will maintain its presence...
Sinem Cengiz : Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan this week paid a historic visit to Uzbekistan, Central Asia’s most populous and resource-rich country. While there, economic, defense, political and cultural issues topped his agenda. The Turkish leader was accompanied on...
At least two Palestinians have been martyred and more than four dozen others sustained injuries during clashes with Israeli regime soldiers as anti-occupation protests along the border between the besieged Gaza Strip and occupied territories continue unabated. The spokesman for...
When India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi received Palestine’s highest civilian award, the Grand Collar of the State of Palestine, from President Mahmoud Abbas at a ceremony in Ramallah last Friday, the irony seemed to be drowned in the flashes...
AB News Agency : Hezbollah firmly condemned the terrorist attack which rocked Arish city in Egypt and left hundreds of worshipers martyred or wounded, offering deep condolences to martyrs’ families as well as the Egyptian government and people and...
By Neil Murphy The 31-year-old blogger has travelled extensively across the Middle East. Russian-born Ben Tzion at a mosque in the Saudi city of Medina. Ben Tzion An Israeli blogger has provoked outrage across the Middle East by posing for a picture...
by PAUL GOLDMAN, LAWAHEZ JABARI and ALEXANDER SMITH TEL AVIV: Israel is often described as "the only democracy in the Middle East." But in recent weeks it has drawn criticism from human rights organizations by taking steps to ban the...
US, Jordan, Turkey and Lebanon weigh in as protests continue over Israeli-led restrictions on Palestinians at holy site. The EU has called on political and religious leaders to act responsibly and work towards restoring calm Tensions between Palestinians and Israelis...
President Mahmoud Abbas' move follows deadly clashes that left three Palestinians dead and hundreds more wounded. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has announced that the Palestinian leadership will freeze all contact with Israel, as mass protests over new Israeli security measures...
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