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.
Ashrafi, 14, attempted to elope with her 35-year-old boyfriend from the town some 320 kilometers northwest of Tehran, after her father objected to their marriage, local media reported.
This emergent alliance is a reflection of a shift in power in the Islamic world away from its traditional Arab center.
“The decision will kill the two-state solution and fuel the conflict," said Jordan’s Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi.
A key provision of the Feb. 29 agreement between the Taliban and the United States, to which the Afghan government was not a party, involved a US commitment to reduce its military footprint.
Israel’s name was moved above Saudi Arabia, France, the UAE and Syria, as one off the supposed “belligerents” on the Wikipedia list of supporters of eastern Libya House of Representatives.
Iran’s role in Yemen gives it the ability to project power into the Red Sea and the Bab al-Mandab Strait.
Nasrallah warned that any Israeli air strike on Lebanon would 'not pass without a response,' adding that the terror group has 'military capabilities that did not exist before 2006.'
Many social media companies have been accused in recent years of playing a heavier handed role in controlling, manipulating or molding the content that appears on their platforms.
With the security coordination between Israel and the Palestinian Authority in doubt, the focus now is on the Palestinian security forces
Analysts say that Russia is not ready to replace the United States as Middle East powerbroker.
A bill passed last week on “confronting the hostile acts of the Zionist regime against peace and security” prevents any cooperation with Israel.
Russians rapidly up the stakes in Libya with their MiG deployment.
“The biggest challenge now facing the PA government is the high rate of unemployment and poverty,” said economy expert Adnan Sulieman.
There have been 423 recorded coronavirus cases and two deaths in the West Bank.
Terror group demands medical supplies to fight COVID-19; Gaza Health Ministry announces the first death of a Palestinian infected with coronavirus in the Strip.
Leaders in the community have long been stressing the difference between Judaism and Zionism in order to distance themselves from Israel and prevent Iranian Jews from being considered pariahs.
Islamic Center is Iran's supreme leader's long arm in Germany
The blast targeted a security point at the entrance to Taraghin, 780 km (590 miles) south of Tripoli, but did not cause any casualties, a resident said.
Alarmed by Shtayyeh’s growing stardom, Abbas’s associates have in recent weeks made a big effort to bring the 84-year-old Palestinian leader back to center stage.
"Khamenei is using his Twitter account to promote hatred against the Jewish people and the State of Israel,” MK Orit Farkash-Hacohen wrote.
"I would like to reiterate that Al Quds Al-Sharif, the holy site of three religions and our first Kiblah, is a red line for all Muslims worldwide," Erdogan said.
Worker protests have broken out in multiple locations around the country in recent weeks, as municipalities and employers fail to pay employees
The reported departure of the Russians is another blow to Khalifa Haftar's Libya National Army (LNA).
Analysts argue that because Europe is unable to make up for a leadership vacuum left by the US leaving the JCPOA, its strategy should focus more on Arab countries.
A number of mosques in the nearby towns of Halhoul, Sa’ir, Bet Ula, Durra and Bet Kahel were also reopened for the festival prayer.
Russia is in a tight spot. Gone from its state media TASS are stories of its great military and diplomatic victories, replaced with the difficulties of the COVID-19 crisis.
"She defeated the virus with the help of doctors and nurses at the hospital," Fars said.
He has pioneered and pushed for better drone arms and rockets.
Tasnim media in Iran, which is close to the IRGC, celebrated the great victory on Sunday with coverage across its homepage. “A turning point for Venezuela’s sovereignty and independence,”
Considering that Saudi Arabia has not officially announced its position on this year's hajj, registration and selections have gone on as they had in previous years.
'At the mid-point of the coronavirus, most Israelis expressed trust in Netanyahu. In the last month, you can see a pretty steep decline in this trust'
The spokesman called on the government and other groups to target Mohammed bin Salman, comparing the Saudi royal family to ISIS.
US State Department spokesperson Morgan Ortagus is an active Navy Reserve officer who previously served as deputy US treasury attaché in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
The UAE's International Astronomy Center announced that the moon had set before the sun for all countries in the Muslim world on Friday, meaning that it could not have been seen on Friday night.
Haftar, in an audio message addressed to his forces, urged them to battle the "colonial" intervention by Turkey until its defeat, in a reference to one-time Ottoman control of Libya.
Sources told SOHR that they believed that the explosion was caused by an airstrike because more damage was caused to the top of the car than the bottom of the car.
Twitter accounts that follow air traffic revealed unusual movements by Turkey’s air force.
Some of the countries that contributed to the COVID-19 emergency response plan were Canada, the EU, France, Germany, Ireland, Kuwait, Norway, Sweden, Spain and the UK.
Nadim Koteich lamented the situation in Lebanon, comparing each citizen's portion of the GDP ($360)to Israel's, which he says is $3,600 for each citizen.
Turkey “will not bow to threats by Haftar or anyone else,” Turkey’s presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin said separately in an interview on NTV.
"If the plane was carrying dollars, Abbas would have received it."
The LNA said Turkey was sending “terrorists.” Turkey’s government also said that if Tripoli fell then Europe would face a “terrorist threat,” apparently meaning that locals would resort to terrorism.
Hamas has closed crossings with Egypt and Israel except for essential traffic, but, unlike the West Bank, it said a full lockdown was not yet needed.
Middle East Forum Berlin urges ban of "antisemitic" al-Quds rally.
Rouhani said last week that the shrines would open for three hours in the morning and three hours in the afternoon.
The posters included images of Iranian leaders and pro-Iranian groups, including Hezbollah and its leader Hassan Nasrallah.
Satellite images show Iranian ships.
"The West Bank remained steadfast as well, as we saw recently with the Israeli soldier killed by a rock."
The sight of over a dozen girls boxing on the beach while wearing face masks caught the eye of passersby in the Mediterranean coastal enclave, where the sport is mostly popular with men
"They should explicitly denounce this religious Nazi in Tehran and recall ambassadors for his genocidal threat to Jewish people."
The ayatollah said Gaza can now defeat Israel with Iranian weapons.
Donald Trump's "racist" Deal of the Century "proved Washington to be a hopeless partner of the aggressor," Zarif added.
Many mocked Donald Trump’s new US Space Force but experts say wars in the Middle East will be won and lost in orbit
"In this blessed night of the blessed month (of Ramadan) we remember God's saying: If a person forgives and makes reconciliation, his reward is due from Allah."
Evidence for this comes from foreign reports that “Israeli airplanes and drones are challenging Iranian military targets in Syria.”
'Palestinians won't abide by agreements because Israel violated all of them'
Hamas has decided to close all border crossings to individuals until the end of June.
Turkey was the first Muslim country to recognize Israel’s independence in 1949 and the two countries had been close allies with many shared regional interests.
Deaths occurred Tuesday in two separate assaults near border with Iran, according to military
A weekly selection of opinions and analyses from the Arab media around the world.
The government has largely refused to criticize the regime over the years for its lethal antisemitism and Holocaust denial.
"I am urging you not to travel during the Eid. Definitely, such trips mean new cases of infection...People should not travel to and from those high-risk red areas."
Alternative stoves, special heat-retaining cooking bags aid during wartime gas shortage.
"Washington's fruitless and repetitive sanctions against Iranian officials is a sign of weakness, despair and confusion of the US administration."
Imported food prices had more than doubled since the start of 2020, Diab wrote.
“The War with No Name” is the first time in any format, written or visual, that anyone has tried to tell the entire story of the security zone from beginning to end.
According to the British intelligence agencies, he was appointed leader hours after al-Baghdadi's assassination during a special operation held by US special forces.
The Pentagon has been reluctant to shave the funds announced by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Defense Secretary Mark Esper has not provided guidance to his agency on how to carry it out.
Speaking at the Herzliya Conference in May of that year, Bennett said, “The Iranians don’t love dying, but it is very easy for them to send others to die."
The reasoning behind the government's non-response is simple: The boy may be crying wolf, but no one wants to goad an actual wolf into showing up.
In the footage, Japalaghy is seen wearing shorts while shirtless while kissing a woman who wears shorts and a sports bra.
Turkish media is celebrating this a great victory. Turkey has recruited poor Syrian rebels to fight in Libya and violates an arms embargo.
The avalanche of threats is portrayed as common and usual • Rouhani: Palestinian people must “resist” until they are “liberated”; Iranian armed forces head: Israel will be defeated.
The US warning to mariners followed US President Donald Trump's threat last month to fire on any Iranian ships that harass US Navy vessels.
The shift from respiratory to gastrointestinal symptoms may delay diagnosis of COVID-19 and contribute to the spread of the virus.
“There are lots of Iranians in Iran and in the Diaspora that support Israel, reject the regime and want to see a different future between the two countries”: Foreign Ministry Digital Diplomacy head.
The attack was a direct response to a cyberattack on Israeli water infrastructure, according to The New York Times.
Under the strain of the coronavirus crisis and plummeting oil revenues, sentiment grows to replace expatriates with Gulf citizens
The picture shows a conquered Jerusalem with photos of the late Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corp Quds Force leader Qassem Soleimani.
In an alert that appeared aimed squarely at Iran, the US Navy issued a warning on Tuesday to mariners in the Gulf to stay 100 meters (yards) away from US warships.
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The Government of National Accord, backed by Turkey and various extremeist groups, are being challenged by the Libyan National Army, which has backing from Egypt and the UAE, among others.
The original goals of the Islamic Revolution of 1979 were clearly stated at the time– the destruction of Western-style democracy and its way of life and the imposition of Shi’ite Islam on the west.
In one direction, it sounds like Biden will offer Iran a return to the May 2018 status quo as long as Iran promises to engage in negotiations to add to the 2015 nuclear deal.
The site has also been closed to all non-Muslim visitors, including Jews.
After the US killed IRGC Quds Force commander Qasem Soleimani, it was concerned about Iranian cyber retaliation against US infrastructure, such as the electricity grid.
A Friday video meeting of foreign ministers on the matter ended without any common agreement on action.
Money allocated for textbooks should “be used for drafting and teaching curricula which reflects UNESCO standards of peace, tolerance, coexistence, and non-violence,” the resolution said.
The ayatollah’s tweets, which came after midnight, included claims that compromise by the Palestinians would not reduce “cruelty.”
Al-Hadath said sirens had been heard at the large US embassy compound. Akhbar media said a missile had been launched at the US embassy. Al-Ghad media said that 3 rockets landed near the embassy.
A foreign government security official said the attack was "highly accurate" and the damage to the Iranian port was more serious than described in official Iranian accounts, the Post reported.
Attacks on media outlets, expulsions and arrests of journalists, attacks on media offices and threats to media have become an almost weekly occurrence.
The interior ministry in Kabul and provincial officials in Ghazni confirmed the attack.
The motion concerning sports was removed after the Islamic Republic Minister of Sports and Youth Affairs urged members of the commission to drop the motion
It’s been a decade of relative quiet along this explosive border with only isolated incidents, and many feel that Israel’s withdrawal from the security belt was the right decision.