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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
Saudi Prince Bandar bin Sultan, a former head of Saudi intelligence
The Israel-Sunni alliance

Although discreet ties have developed, they are unlikely to be formalized without progress on the Palestinian track.

Voices from the Arab press

A weekly selection of opinions and analyses from the Arab media around the world.

By COMPILEDTHE MEDIA LINE
18/11/2017
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Egypt 'hunting down' gays, conducting forced anal exams

On the same day, Egypt also banned all forms of support toward the LGBT community on media outlets.

By REUTERS , JPOST.COM STAFF
02/10/2017
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