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Islamic authorities in Malaysian state denounce Shi'ites in sermon

The minority Shi'ite community in Sunni Muslim-majority Malaysia has been subject to discrimination and persecution by authorities, human rights groups have said.

By REUTERS
06/09/2019
A GENERAL VIEW of Majdal Shams in the Golan Heights near the border with Syria

Arab summit expected to reject U.S. decision over Golan

Lebanese Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil said on Saturday Arab ministers had expressed support for a proposal to declare that the US move violated the U.N. charter against acquiring land by force.

By REUTERS
31/03/2019
Protesters gather during a rally against the Middle East conference in Warsaw, in Sanaa, Yemen Febru

Yemen's Houthis say ready to strike Riyadh, Abu Dhabi

The ceasefire in Hodeidah has largely held but violence escalated elsewhere.

By REUTERS
17/03/2019
Iron Dome anti-missile system fires interceptor missile as rockets launched from Gaza 2018

Hamas arrests Salafi cell suspected of Grad missile launch

There are Salafi people in all of the Palestinian factions that are recognized as "light." However, there is a group that did not recognize the authority of the organization in power in the Strip.

By YASSER OKBI/MAARIV
11/08/2018

Arabs in Iran report crackdown as regional tension simmers

The community is caught in a struggle between Iran's Shi'ite rulers and Sunni-ruled Saudi Arabia.

By REUTERS
03/05/2018
Saleh al-Arouri (L), Hamas deputy chief, meets with Ali Shamkhani, secretary of Iran's National Secu

Hamas and Iran closest they’ve been since Syrian war, senior official says

Even with the civil war largely over, some Gazans criticize Hamas for cooperating with Iran, the heart of the Shi’ite enemies for Sunnis everywhere.

Kurds say Baghdad’s new budget is vengeful for cuts to their sector

Many Kurdish lawmakers boycotted the vote in protest of the parliament’s decision to cut the Kurdistan region’s share from 17% of the budget to less than 12%.

TURKEY’S PRESIDENT Recep Tayyip Erdogan meets with Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani in Sochi.

Erdogan says Turkey values Iranian stability, praises Rouhani

Turkey's ties with Iran expanded last year as the country's relations with the United States, Israel and Saudi Arabia - Tehran's main international opponents - all frayed.

By REUTERS
03/01/2018
A Free Syrian army fighter pours tea in the rebel-held town of Dael, Syria.

Palestinian militant chief in Lebanon camp says he's moved to Syria

he rebellion against President Bashar al-Assad has drawn militant Sunnis from across the region.

By REUTERS
02/01/2018
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