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Court rules all Shiite media outlets be closed

Sun, 23 Feb 2020 - 02:52 GMT

An Egyptian court ruled on Sunday that all Shiite websites and T.V. channels in Egypt be closed.

Iraq steps up security measures in preparation for Friday's protests

Fri, 24 Jan 2020 - 12:14 GMT

These measures come in conjunction with today's expected "one million-strong" march that was called for by Iraq's Muqtada al-Sadr against the US, the source added.

Soleimani’s deputy named new IRGC leader

Fri, 03 Jan 2020 - 01:16 GMT

Head of the Lebanese political and paramilitary party Hezbollah Hassan Nasrallah announced that the US will not achieve any one of its goals and all fighters will take revenge for Soleimani.

Rights groups condemn Kabul school blast as outrage grows

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 - 02:30 GMT

Rights groups Thursday condemned a suicide blast inside a school that killed dozens of students in Kabul a day earlier.

Yemen government forces enter Hodeida airport

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 - 12:10 GMT

UAE-backed Yemeni government forces fought their way into Hodeida airpor.

Suicide blast targets gathering in Afghan capital Kabul

Fri, 09 Mar 2018 - 10:57 GMT

A suicide bomber blew himself up in the Afghan capital, Kabul, on Friday, killing at least seven people

Houthi leader killed, 4 captured in Yemeni Al Dalea province

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 - 12:30 GMT

A Houthi leader was killed and four others were captured by the Yemeni army and popular resistance in Al Dalea province, southern Yemen.

INTERVIEW: President of Iraqi Parliament on sectarianism

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 - 05:18 GMT

Iraq has not crossed over to a post-sectarian phase – yet. It requires risk-taking to end sectarianism, according to the Iraqi Parliament's president.

Protests rally in western Iran, some demonstrators detained in Tehran

Fri, 29 Dec 2017 - 03:54 GMT

The outbreak of regional unrest reflects growing discontent over rising prices and alleged corruption.

Saudi Arabia says Shi'ite judge killed by kidnappers

Mon, 25 Dec 2017 - 11:00 GMT

A Shi‘ite Muslim judge abducted in eastern Saudi Arabia a year ago has been killed by his kidnappers, the Saudi state news agency SPA reported on Monday.

Chronology of Yemen’s conflict turning into chaos

Tue, 05 Dec 2017 - 08:21 GMT

The General People's Congress Party announced on Monday the murder of its chairman and former Yemeni president.

Egypt’s relations with Iran depend on Arab national security

Thu, 26 Oct 2017 - 08:51 GMT

President Sisi discussed Egypt’s relations with Iran, which have been cut off for 40 years, during an exclusive interview with France 24.

Afghanistan arms civilians to protect mosques during holy month

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 - 10:08 GMT

Afghanistan is arming hundreds of civilians nationwide to help protect mosques during one of the holiest months on the Islamic calendar.

Nobel laureates urge Saudi to hold off on execution of 14 Shiites

Sat, 12 Aug 2017 - 11:18 GMT

Ten Nobel laureates from across the world have penned an open letter urging Saudi authorities to hold off on the execution of 14 Shiites

Hezbollah: future Israel war could draw fighters from Iran, Iraq, elsewhere

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 - 04:38 GMT

Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah said on Friday that a future war waged by Israel against Syria or Lebanon could draw thousands of fighters from countries including Iran, Iraq and Yemen.

Saudi king to meet Iraqi PM as regional tensions at high

Tue, 13 Jun 2017 - 09:41 GMT

The king of Saudi Arabia and the Iraqi prime minister will meet on Wednesday, a Saudi newspaper reported.

Bahrain security forces raid home of Shi'ite spiritual leader

Tue, 23 May 2017 - 01:43 GMT

Bahraini security forces on Tuesday.

Yemen declares state of emergency over cholera outbreak

Mon, 15 May 2017 - 08:17 GMT

Authorities in Sanaa, which is controlled by Shiite rebels, have declared a state of emergency over a deadly outbreak of cholera

Lebanon pushed to brink in election law stand-off

Thu, 11 May 2017 - 10:05 GMT

Lebanon is on the brink of crisis again with its politicians at odds over an election law at the heart of the nation's sectarian system.

Arab League against “Shiite tide”, says Aboul Gheit

Tue, 02 May 2017 - 08:54 GMT

A call for the unification of Arab states has been issued by Arab League Secretary General Ahmed Aboul Gheit.

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