Iran’s foreign minister on Monday warned neighboring countries over fomenting insecurity in Iran in a reference to anti-government protests that have roiled the country over the past two weeks.

Turkey-based TV airs Egypt tapes on Jerusalem

Tuesday, 09 January 2018 03:41 Written by

A Turkey-based TV station has released audio recordings it said were of an Egyptian intelligence officer asking influential hosts in Egypt to persuade their viewers to accept a US decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

Syrian forces retake military base from rebels

Tuesday, 09 January 2018 03:41 Written by

The Syrian army has reclaimed a military site on the outskirts of the country's capital, Damascus, from rebel forces, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR).

French President Emmanuel Macron has heartily approved China’s plan to revive the ancient Silk Road and urged other European states to contribute to the materialization of the project.

Arab states will soon embark on a diplomatic drive to persuade the United Nations to recognize a Palestinian state with East Jerusalem as its capital on territory captured by Israel in the 1967 war, Jordan’s Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi said.

Saudi nabs 11 princes over economic protest: SPA

Monday, 08 January 2018 05:13 Written by

Saudi authorities have arrested 11 princes for staging a protest in the capital, Riyadh, against the kingdom's austerity measures, according to state media.

The announcement by SPA news agency late on Saturday came hours after Sabq, a Saudi website, said that the 11 princes were detained after gathering at al-Hakem palace to demonstrate against a government decision to make the country's royalty pay their utility bills.

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he would “absolutely” be willing to talk on the phone to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and that he hopes a positive development results from talks between North Korea and South Korea.

Rohingya Muslim insurgents said on Sunday they have no option but to fight what they called Myanmar state-sponsored terrorism to defend the Rohingya community, and they demanded that the Rohingya be consulted on all decisions affecting their future.

The United States is exploiting the protests in Iran in order to derail the landmark nuclear deal with the Middle East country, Russia's ambassador to the UN alleged.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said Ankara is "tired" of its sluggish European Union membership process, noting that it cannot indefinitely be requesting to join the bloc.