Middle East News

Israel slashes dues to UN following anti-Israel votesIsrael announced Wednesday it is reducing its required payment to the United Nations by $2 million following recent "anti-Israel" votes
The Associated Press3 hours ago
A federal policeman takes a break from inspecting houses during fighting against Islamic State militants on the western side of Mosul, Iraq, Wednesday, March 29, 2017. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
Iraqi officials: Suicide truck bombing kills 15 in BaghdadIraqi officials say a suicide truck bomb targeted a police checkpoint in southern Baghdad, killing 15
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Iraqi officials say a suicide truck bomb has targeted a police checkpoint in southern Baghdad, killing 15Iraqi officials say a suicide truck bomb has targeted a police checkpoint in southern Baghdad, killing 15
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, center, attends the summit of the Arab League at the Dead Sea, Jordan, Wednesday, March 29, 2017. Arab leaders are gathering for an annual summit where the long-stalled quest for Palestinian statehood is to take center stage. The summit is expected to endorse key Palestinian positions, signaling to President Donald Trump ahead of White House meetings with leaders of Egypt and Jordan that a deal on Palestinian statehood must precede any Israeli-Arab normalization. (AP Photo/ Raad Adayleh)
Arab leaders ready to work with Trump on Mideast peace dealArab leaders relaunch peace plan that offers Israel full ties in exchange for Palestinian statehood
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Twenty one kings, presidents and top officials from the Arab League summit pose for a group photo, at a gathering near the Dead Sea in Jordan on Wednesday, March 29, 2017. With the exception of Syria, whose chair sits empty, all Arab states are participating in the annual event aiming to work on regional solutions to conflicts in Yemen, Libya, Iraq and Syria while tackling extremism, poverty and worries over the new American administration. (AP Photo/ Raad Adayleh)
The Latest: US envoy at Arab summit: Mideast peace possibleThe Latest: Trump's envoy tells officials at Arab summit that US president believes Israeli-Palestinian deal is possible
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Moody's sees Egypt's economy growing but reforms slippingRatings agency Moody's says Egypt economy improving but public discontent likely to slow reforms under IMF bailout
The Associated Press9 hours ago
This still image taken from drone footage posted online Monday, March. 27, 2017 by the Aamaq News Agency, a media arm of the Islamic State group, shows the Tabqa Dam, in Raqqa, Syria. U.S.-backed forces in northern Syria said Monday paused military operations near a major dam held by the Islamic State group in order to allow engineers to fix any problems after conflicting reports about its stability. (Aamaq News Agency via AP)
Syrian experts visit critical dam spillway near main IS baseSyrian engineers, Red Crescent officials visit critical spillway of key dam west of IS stronghold of Raqqa
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Turkish court orders Booking.com to be blockedTurkey's state-run news agency says a court has ordered the travel website Booking.com to be blocked in a dispute with Turkey's main travel agency association
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Palestinian woman killed after attacking Israeli policeIsraeli police say officers shoot, kill Palestinian woman who attacked them with scissors in Jerusalem
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Saudi police kill 2 in raid on predominantly Shiite villageSaudi police kill 2 terror suspects in shootout in flashpoint area heavily populated by minority Shiites
The Associated Press10 hours ago
IS holds terrified civilians as human shields in Syrian cityIS in northern Syrian city of Raqqa holds tens of thousands of civilians as massive human shield ahead of looming battle
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Bahrain sentences 2 people to death on terror chargesBahrain sentenced 2 to death on terror charges, gives lengthy sentences to 11 others, including former lawmaker
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Coalition: US service member dies in Syria of natural causesUS-led coalition fighting Islamic State group says US service member dead of natural causes in northern Syria
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Police reports say student pilot crashed plane on purposePolice say the student pilot of a small plane that crashed near the Connecticut headquarters of military jet engine manufacturer Pratt & Whitney fought with his instructor and probably crashed deliberately
The Associated Press1 day ago
This photo provided Tuesday, March 28, 2017, by the Larimer County Sheriff's Office shows mosque vandalism suspect Joseph Scott Giaquinto. Giaquinto was arrested on suspicion of several charges, including a crime motivated by bias, on March 27  just hours after police released portions of surveillance video and asked for the public's help identifying the hoodie-wearing man seen picking up a stone and kicking a door. (Larimer County Sheriff's Office via AP)
Former Army medic arrested in vandalism at Colorado mosquePolice arrested a former Army medic after a vandal broke windows and left a Bible at a Colorado mosque _ an act that led to an outpouring of support for Muslims
The Associated Press1 day ago
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