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Pentagon says Iran's missiles unrivaled in Middle East – Yahoo News

Pentagon says Iran's missiles unrivaled in Middle East – Yahoo News

[ad_1] Washington (AFP) – Despite decades of sanctions, Iran has succeeded in developing its missile arsenal, which is larger than that of any other Middle Eastern country including Israel, a Pentagon study said Tuesday. “Iran has an extensive missile development program, and the size and sophistication of its missile force continues to grow despite decades […]

Saudi Arabia postpones Arab-African summit until next year – Middle East Monitor

Saudi Arabia postpones Arab-African summit until next year – Middle East Monitor

[ad_1] Saudi Arabia decided on Monday to postpone the Arab-African summit, scheduled for next week in Riyadh, to next year. According to a statement issued by the Arab League on Monday, Saudi Arabia (as the summit host) has decided to postpone the event and fix, shortly, a new date to hold it during the first […]

Lebanon protests test Hezbollah’s role as Shi'ites' champion – Haaretz

Lebanon protests test Hezbollah’s role as Shi'ites' champion – Haaretz

[ad_1] Young men chanting the “people want to bring down the regime” gathered outside the office of Lebanese legislator Mohammed Raad, the powerful head of Hezbollah’s parliamentary bloc. One shirtless man grabbed a metal rod and swung it at the sign bearing Raad’s name, knocking it out of place as others cheered. It was a […]

Boeing sees Middle East aviation recovering in next two years – The National

Boeing sees Middle East aviation recovering in next two years – The National

[ad_1] Boeing sees a trend towards smaller wide-bodies in the Middle East as airlines adjust their capacity amid challenging market conditions, creating further opportunities for its 787 twin-aisle jets in the traditionally wide-body dominated market. Regional airlines, affected by factors from oil volatility and tense geopolitics to trade tensions, are expected to record below two […]

Arab Twitter: A tool for #freespeech or #surveillance? – Aljazeera.com

Arab Twitter: A tool for #freespeech or #surveillance? – Aljazeera.com

[ad_1] On this episode of The Listening Post: From a Saudi spy scandal to suspicious closures of accounts, is Twitter in the Arab world really promoting free speech? Plus a report on “red media” in Taiwan. Twitter in the Middle East A court case unfolding in California reveals just how far the Saudi government is […]

The Lebanese revolution must abolish the kafala system – Al Jazeera English

The Lebanese revolution must abolish the kafala system – Al Jazeera English

[ad_1] On Tuesday, November 5, the 20th day of the ongoing uprising in Lebanon, an Ethiopian Airlines flight from Beirut arrived at Addis Ababa’s Bole International Airport. Its cargo was seven dead bodies of Ethiopian domestic workers who had died in Lebanon. According to Ethiopian journalist Zecharia Zelalem, “100s of family members, some from as […]

Erdogan claims he will protect Christians in the Middle East – Washington Examiner

Erdogan claims he will protect Christians in the Middle East – Washington Examiner

[ad_1] Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan claimed he will work to protect religious minorities in the Middle East, despite past persecution of Christians in the region. During a press conference with President Trump, Erdogan was asked if he will protect Christians as he works with American forces to create a more peaceful region. He promised […]

Former Israeli Ambassador to US speaks about changing Middle East – The Daily Northwestern

Former Israeli Ambassador to US speaks about changing Middle East – The Daily Northwestern

[ad_1] Close Itamar Rabinovich, Israel, Middle East, Crown Family Center for Jewish and Israel Studies, David Shyovitz, Edward Koven Evan Robinson-Johnson/Daily Senior Staffer Itamar Rabinovich, Israel, Middle East, Crown Family Center for Jewish and Israel Studies, David Shyovitz, Edward Koven Evan Robinson-Johnson/Daily Senior Staffer Evan Robinson-Johnson/Daily Senior Staffer Itamar Rabinovich, Israel, Middle East, Crown Family […]

Israel kills top Palestinian Islamic Jihad militant in Gaza – BBC News

Israel kills top Palestinian Islamic Jihad militant in Gaza – BBC News

[ad_1] Image copyright AFP Image caption Palestinian Islamic Jihad has vowed to avenge Baha Abu al-Ata’s death An Israeli air strike has killed a senior commander of the militant group Palestinian Islamic Jihad in Gaza. Baha Abu al-Ata died along with his wife when a missile hit their home, the group said. Four of their […]

Briton who helped found Syria's White Helmets dies in Turkey – Stars and Stripes

Briton who helped found Syria's White Helmets dies in Turkey – Stars and Stripes

[ad_1] Briton who helped found Syria’s White Helmets dies in Turkey ISTANBUL — A former British army officer who helped found the White Helmets volunteer organization in Syria was found dead in Istanbul early Monday, Turkish officials and the group said. The cause of death was under investigation. James Le Mesurier’s body was […]

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