A year after the disaster struck Lebanon’s capital and the whole country is crippled by a desperate financial crisis. Ask our expert on the ground Middle East correspondent Bel Trew about the current situation and what it is like 12 months on
Israel’s supreme court delayed a decision Monday in the case of Palestinian families facing expulsion by Israeli settlers in annexed east Jerusalem, an issue that exploded into armed conflict in May.
The compromise, that would see residents offered ‘protected tenant’ status, ended in a deadlock with the attorney general requesting more time to consider the cases
Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh has strongly condemned and deeply regretted the baseless accusations made by the British foreign secretary against the Islamic Republic of Iran, which were repeated by the US secretary of state in the…
Middle Eastern nation claims accusations are ‘baseless’
Lebanon’s economic woes and political mismanagement drove lawyer Hussein El Achi to take to the streets in October 2019. The devastation of the August 4, 2020, Beirut blast and the political interference in the investigation convinced him to join the …
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Nearly 100 people have been hospitalized in the southeastern Iranian province of Sistan and Baluchestan after a sandstorm, the Tasnim news agency said on Monday.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The victims of the devastating explosion in Beirut last August are still searching for justice, while the Lebanese authorities spent the past year trying to “shamelessly” block their efforts, a prominent international human rights gr…
According to David Vestenskov, the withdrawal of Western forces and the advance of the Taliban leaves the country with bleak prospects that include a fundamentalist Islamist regime or a complete chaos and a civil war in the already war-torn country.
Ismail Haniyeh has been re-elected as leader of the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas, officials said on Sunday, cementing his control of the organization which rules the Gaza Strip and has fought multiple violent conflicts with Israel.