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Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty U.S. Ambassador Samantha Power on January 18 expressed concern that Iran is supplying weapons to Lebanon’s Hizballah in violation of an arms embargo imposed by the United Nations Security Council. Power said Iran’s arming of Hizballah “continues to destabilize the Middle East” and urged the council…
01.19 / 18:41
worldtribune.com
Eve Spangler just returned from a yearly human rights delegation to Israel/Palestine and says the best description of the emerging situation is this: a perfect storm is coming. All the most destructive forces are aligning to produce (possibly violent) change and uncertainty early in the Trump administration. She says younger Palestinians are beginning to prepare themselves for the civil rights struggle to come when Israel annexes the West…
01.19 / 17:22
mondoweiss.net
Obama failed to establish a Palestinian state but his success against Netanyahu on the Iran deal and last minute abstention on the UN Security Council resolution against settlements have fostered the international campaign for equal rights in Israel and…
01.19 / 17:21
mondoweiss.net
Ahmad Najjar stands in the middle of an Islamic State minefield in northern Syria holding torn camouflage rags that he said were from the clothing of a colleague recently blown up while dismantling explosives planted by the militant…
01.19 / 16:25
www.stuff.co.nz
Language Undefined Defence analysts said IS lost 23 percent of its territory in 2016, following on from a 14 percent reduction the year before …
01.19 / 15:55
middleeasteye.net
Head of Turkey’s RTUK condemns ‘disturbing’song by French satirical singer which includes lyrics about Istanbul New Yearattack, writer says he is ‘saddened’ by those who misunderstand his comedy…
01.19 / 15:18
middle-east-online.com
Language Undefined Al-Wasat's online edition was shut down on Monday amid protests over executions of three Shia men found guilty of killing police officers in 2014 …
01.19 / 14:41
middleeasteye.net
Two explosions shake Hamas-run Gazastrip, one targeting home of official from Palestinian president’s Fatah party,whilst car bomb explodes in Nuseirat refugee c…
01.19 / 14:41
middle-east-online.com
10-day event bringing together designers and entrepreneurs as part of DSF will run till January…
01.19 / 14:17
gulfnews.com
Obama may have delivered on some of his domestic policies, but in the eight years of his presidency what has he really done for the Middle East? …
01.19 / 14:04
middleeasteye.net
Malaysia PM Najib Razak warns that Rohingya could be 'infiltrated' by ISIL if their plight is not…
01.19 / 14:04
aljazeera.com
UPDATE: 5:59 a.m. EST — Iranian President Hassan Rouhani issued a brief statement Thursday to express his sadness over the Tehran building collapse that killed at least 30 people and injured dozens others. He also wrote that “immediate compensation” will be given to the victims. An investigation will be launched to determine the cause of the accident. Original story:…
01.19 / 13:31
ibtimes.com
Ban lifted on electronic editionof Al-Wasat newspaper after it was accused of spreading information that ‘harmsnational u…
01.19 / 13:27
middle-east-online.com
English singer-songwriter is in Dubai for a free performance at Mall of the Emirates on…
01.19 / 13:17
gulfnews.com
One waited in car, while the other used screwdriver to break front glass door and steal cash…
01.19 / 13:16
gulfnews.com
Arabs across Israel holdone-day general strike after police raid in Bedouin town kills local resident,houses demolished in Negev…
01.19 / 11:38
middle-east-online.com
The mass of protesters converging for Trump's inauguration are not his only…
01.19 / 11:37
aljazeera.com
It's a familiar sound: the whistle through the air over eastern Aleppo as another bomb falls from the…
01.19 / 11:34
cnn.com
Language Undefined Firefighters feared trapped and at least 30 people reported injured in blaze and collapse of Tehran's 15-storey Plasco building …
01.19 / 10:23
middleeasteye.net
Video feeds and remote devices to flag offences by vehicle testing centres and heavy…
01.19 / 10:13
gulfnews.com