The region known as the Middle East has been conquered and reconquered by every super power in the West. This has created a region rich in a culture of resistance and thousands of ethnic groups looking for their piece of land. This has created a complicated region and Jpost's Middle East News simplifies it.
Kuwait detected the virus in three people among 700 who had been evacuated on Saturday from the Iranian city of Mashhad.
"France always stands ready to help Lebanon. It has always been the case in the past and it will be the case in the future." Bruno Le Maire said
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The criticism came in response to the reported resignation of the head of the committee, Mohammed al-Madani.
Palestinians say they are working with Israel to combat the virus
In Israel, the Mossad-Qatar-Hamas story was revealed by Yisrael Beytenu leader Avigdor Liberman over the weekend and was reported locally.
The PA announced on Sunday that no cases of coronavirus have been found in the West Bank so far and said the relevant ministries are actively following up on the matter.
Iran has confirmed 15 new cases of the virus, bringing the country's total to 43 with a death toll of eight. Most of the infections have been in the Shi'ite Muslim holy city of Qom.
Even as Iranians were lining up to buy masks to help stop the coronavirus from spreading, the regime was urging the Houthis in Yemen to attack Saudi Arabia amid the G20 gathering.
Iranian authorities have yet to announce the turnout and the final result of the Feb. 21 election for the 290-seat parliament — a litmus test of the popularity of the establishment.
In an interview with a close friend of Soleimani who accompanied him on various visits to Iraq and Syria, Hasan Flark revealed that Bashar Assad was on the verge of giving up his reign in Syria.
Francis made his comments in the southern Italian port city of Bari, where he traveled to conclude a meeting of bishops from all countries in the Mediterranean basin.
Turkish TV footage shows people digging through rubble with shovels, as well as crumbled exterior walls of homes, cracks in roads and residents outside in the snow.
Saeedi claimed that the outbreak was Trump's way of fulfilling his promise to hit Iranian cultural sites if the Islamic Republic took revenge for the killing of Soleimani.
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"You all know Lebanon, the lies in Lebanon, and agents in it. My brother will come to Lebanon and take revenge on my behalf from the General Security."
“Even the hospital medical staff, some of whom are infected with the coronavirus, are terrified."
As the number of Muslim tourists to Israel rises, their interests widen beyond Islamic holy sites to include the sites of other religions as well as places of historic and cultural interest
Turkish forces retaliated and destroyed 21 "regime targets", the ministry said, adding the soldier was a tank mechanic who died while being transferred to the hospital.
Turkey has concentrated hundreds of armored vehicles in Idlib province to try to slow-down a Russian-backed Syrian regime offensive.
Iran has suspended religious pilgrimage trips to Iraq over coronavirus fears, an official who oversees pilgrimage trips said on Saturday, according to the Fars news agency.
Iran's rulers, under intense US pressure over the country's nuclear program, need a high turnout to boost their legitimacy, damaged after nationwide protests in November.
Four infected people in Iran have died of coronavirus.
Record low turnout as evening begins and Tehran scrambles to keep polls open and beg people to vote.
The statement that comes in accordance with the Kuwaiti health ministry instructions, called citizens not to travel to Iran for the time being.
Oman is important for regional security and for discussions with Iran because it frequently hosts Iranian diplomats.
The Iranian outbreak began in the holy city of Qom where pilgrims from all over the world come.
The leader of the Hamas met with Muhamad al-Amadi and the conversation between the two led to the first documentation in three months.
Patients sat in the front row, some with their IVs. Nurses and visitors listened in, while some doctors sat down to type up their notes as they soaked up the music.
Until this decision, the only other country blacklisted on the task force was North Korea.
"In this region, we do not have a record of antisemitism. People of the region have always hosted – and continue to host – Jews in a warm manner."
"We are surprised to see that Saudi is politicizing a humanitarian sector, that requires close collaboration and coordination due to the urgency of the situation."
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Abraham met with SDF General Abdi and Christian defense forces and saw key areas such as Raqqa and Tel Tamr.
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There is a pattern of Russian harassment of US forces, leading to increased tensions between the two.
The United Kingdom has welcomed Trump’s efforts while holding to its acceptance of a two-state solution at the pre-1967 lines.
A civilian bystander can be seen leaping out of the way of the Tigr just in time to avoid being hit.
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The Iraq-based cleric Muqtada al-Sadr promotes gender segregation in Iraq.
Turkey is in a difficult position because Syrian rebels feel they have been abandoned amid Turkish promises to give them land and security. Instead, Turkey shipped them to Libya.
Three people, including one member of the Palestinian security forces, were wounded in the clashes that erupted amid celebrations following the release of a prisoner from an Israeli jail.
There was no indication to the nationalities of the people affected.
The MP claimed that the US is preparing a large area of the al-Anbar desert for Palestinian families.
n a speech to delegates at the 37th World Zionist Congress in Jerusalem in 2015, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu drew a great deal of criticism after claiming this exact theory.
The Arrow missile system has already succeeded in pushing Iran to shift its military tactics.
Khamenei calls voting key to stopping ‘US, Zionist plots’
Khamenei also claims the US “Deal of the Century” is “satanic” and that it includes the “Jewishization” of Jerusalem.
Tuesday's attack on the port unfolded as officers from the Tripoli forces and the LNA held a second round of indirect talks in Geneva to establish a permanent ceasefire.
Ankara told Washington it is trying to help Syrians in Idlib and got support from the Trump administration
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It would be wise for Israel and the US to plan for the day that a Jordanian uprising destabilizes the kingdom with civil war and anarchy, similar to the Syrian civil war.
Jawad responded to the allegations by confessing to owning another US-brand product, saying "I don't buy American products, even my iPhone I plan to sell."
The UN Assistance Mission for Iraq said it had received credible allegations of protesters being targeted with hunting rifles, stones and firebombs over the weekend, leading to at least 50 injuries.
Legal briefs filed with the ICC on the court's jurisdiction over east Jerusalem, the West Bank and Gaza have produced split results on the question of Palestinian statehood.
Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps sites at Damascus International Airport were heavily damaged due to airstrikes.
The man, whose identity has not been revealed to the press, was arrested after burning the Israeli flag during a pro-Palestinian protest in the country.
Iran's parliament speaker, Ali Larijani, is the first senior foreign official to visit since Lebanese Prime Minister Hassan Diab's government took office.
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Commanders in Paktika and Nangarhar - two other provinces regarded as strongholds for the Taliban – also said they would continue their attacks as planned.
The advances have sent hundreds of thousands of Syrian civilians fleeing towards the border with Turkey in the biggest single displacement of the nine-year-old war.
Towards the end of the video you can see the king saving the life of a sea turtle entangled by a rope, which is chaining the turtle to a rock on the seafloor.
Iran’s former defense minister on how Soleimani confronted “Zionists,” ISIS and helped persuade Russia on the importance of Syria. “He was more than a commander: he was a diplomat and administrator."
The US is the leader of the anti-ISIS coalition, has been training Iraq and has spent hundreds of millions to help Baghdad defeat ISIS.
Like hardliners, conservatives back the ruling theocracy, but unlike them support more engagement with the outside world.
The Turkish Defense Ministry has blamed the Kurdish YPG militia for the attack.
Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah also said there was no point in politicians trading blame over the causes of the crisis.
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"America's 'maximum pressure' towards Iran is doomed to failure ... our enemy (the United States) is very well aware that their pressure is inefficient," Rouhani said.
The posters in honor of slain Iranian general Qasem Soleimani were placed by the European Solidarity Front for Syria.
The waterway between Iran and Oman - 33 km (21 miles) wide at its narrowest point - is the conduit for some 30% of all crude and other oil liquids traded by sea.
Israel claimed ownership of the land surrounding the Gharib family's house and created a West Bank settlement there.
Amazon's policy constitutes “blatant discrimination between potential customers on the basis of their nationality.”
"We are closer than you think," the group claimed in a tweet.
The article published on Friday refers to the close connections between the Muslim Brotherhood leaders, including Haj Amin Husseini, and the Nazis.
Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah: Soleimani’s death will speed up liberation of “Palestine”
Two of the three Israelis who traveled to Azerbaijan as foreign observers in the country's recent snap election have said that Israel could learn a few things from them.
Turkey’s President Erdogan speaks to Trump after slamming the US, while its foreign minister seeks to work with Russia in meetings about Syria crises.
Mohammad Javad Zarif said that the US and Iran were "very close to a war" and that, at the moment, the black box of the crashed Ukrainian airliner is not being touched.
Turkey and Russia, which back opposing sides in Syria's war, agreed in 2018 to set up a de-escalation zone in the northwestern region.
The United Nations office in Yemen said preliminary field reports indicated that "as many as 31 civilians were killed and 12 others injured in strikes that hit Al-Hayjah area" in Al-Jawf province.
The Iranian commander was speaking to pro-Houthi media in Yemen, which means his comments were also directed at Saudi Arabia. Iran has sent technology to the Houthis to aid their fight against Riyadh
An agreement that leads to a major US troop withdrawal could be a political boost for Trump, who has repeatedly promised to stop "endless wars" as he seeks re-election in November.
Free Burma Rangers faith group helps hundreds of families who fled fighting in Idlib
"As result of a targeted air strike by Afghan air forces, Mawlavi Sardar Mohammad, a key member of the Taliban military commission was killed along with eight others,"