middle east news

Boat with 160 African migrants reportedly capsizes off YemenYemeni security officials and tribal leaders say a boat carrying more than 160 African migrants has capsized off the southern province of Shabwa
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Boat that took on migrants denied entry, pointed to TunisiaFour humanitarian groups say a commercial boat carrying 40 migrants who had been stranded in the Mediterranean Sea has been waiting to get a green light to dock in the Tunisian port of Zarzis for more than 48 hours
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Syria rebels agree to surrender frontier with IsraelSyrian government set to take back frontier with Israel after rebels agree to surrender
The Associated Press6 hours ago
New Jordanian government wins vote of confidenceJordan's House of Representatives has given a vote of confidence to a new government formed after nationwide protests
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Netanyahu greets Hungary's Orban as 'true friend of Israel'Israel's Netanyahu calls visiting Hungarian PM 'true friend of Israel' despite Orban's remarks said to be anti-Semitic
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Sisters recount years of horror in Syria's Palestinian campFour Palestinians sisters have lived through seven years of conflict and siege in the refugee camp of Yarmouk in the capital Damascus
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Archaeologists find ancient pottery workshop in EgyptArchaeologists in Egypt discover ancient pottery manufacturing workshop dating to more than 4,000 years ago
The Associated Press9 hours ago
In this Wednesday, July 18, 2018 photo, a sign reading  "UAE Chinese Week" in Chinese and Arabic is projected  onto the Bus Al Arab luxury hotel to celebrate the UAE Chinese Week in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Chinese President Xi Jinping is heading to Abu Dhabi in his first trip to the United Arab Emirates as the leader of China as the two countries look to strengthen trade ties and expand investment. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)
Chinese president visits UAE amid push to increase influenceChinese president visiting Abu Dhabi as the two countries look to strengthen trade ties, expand investment
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Saudi Arabia signs deal for 5 Spanish-built warshipsSaudi Arabian Military Industries says it has signed a with Spanish state-owned shipbuilder Navantia to establish a joint venture to supply five warships
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Hamas says member killed in Israeli strike on Gaza militantsIsraeli, Palestinian officials say Israeli airstrike against a Gaza crew launching incendiary devices killed a member of the militant group Hamas and wounded three others
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Abu Dhabi awards $1.6 billion survey project to China's CNPCState-owned Abu Dhabi National Oil Company says it has awarded contracts worth $1.6 billion to China's largest state-owned oil company to conduct what is says it the world's largest continuous 3D offshore and onshore seismic survey
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Knesset member Oren Hazan takes a selfie with Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, center, and MP David Bitan, right of Netanyahu, after a Knesset session that passed of a contentious bill, in Jerusalem, Thursday, July 19, 2018. Israel's parliament approved a controversial piece of legislation early Thursday that defines the country as the nation-state of the Jewish people. Opponents and rights groups have criticized the legislation, warning that it will sideline minorities such as the country's Arabs. (AP Photo/Olivier Fitoussi)
Israeli parliament passes contentious Jewish nation billIsrael's parliament approves controversial legislation defining the country as nation-state of Jewish people
The Associated Press15 hours ago


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