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US Colludes with ISIL to Stop Syrian Army Advances in Deir Ezzur

US Forces Shoot Two Afghan Children over Stone Throwing

Brotherhood leader demands Sisi regime be prosecuted

Had US planned Osama Bin Laden like operation to rescue US couple?

Excessive drone strikes: Did Pakistan share information on Haqqani network?

Iran and America: What next?

Unprecedented martyrdom operation in Paktia province

Deporting Turkish couple: Did Pakistan violate international laws?

Killing of APS mastermind: US gift to Pakistan

Between the eagle and the bear: where do Egypt’s loyalties lie?

Russia urges US to destroy chemical weapons

Iran will rip nuclear deal to pieces if other party tears it up: Leader

A Russia-Saudi rapprochement isn’t happening

US New Anti-Hezbollah Measures: Drives, Consequences

Why Political Government withdrew Hafiz Saeed’s house arrest plea?

Quetta Suicide attack: Seven including five police man martyred

Saudi Arabia is Increasing the Cost of Umrahs

What Next after US Provides Safe Exit for ISIS in Syria’s Raqqa?

Who are the Haqqanis, Afghanistan´s most feared insurgents?

Why is Russia ‘funding’ Afghan Taliban against rise of Islamic State?

Muscat Moot: Why US desperately looking for dialogues with Taliban?

False assumptions about Iran nuclear deal

Bahrain court sentences 4 dissidents to 15 years in prison

Nearly 300 Rohingya villages destroyed in Myanmar's Rakhine, says HRW

Saudi Arabia, Israel and America are misleading the world on the Iran nuclear deal

Fear and loathing returns for Quetta’s Hazara community

President Rouhani slams Trump’s remarks on Iran as pile of delusional claims

Paktia police chief among 32 killed in attacks on Afghan police centre

Indian role in Afghanistan: What is Pakistan’s paranoia?

Why is EU increasingly separating ways from Trump?

Is the party over?

Yemen President calls for international support

Egypt backtracks on opening Gaza border

Facebook rejected Saudi demand to remove Al-Jazeera page

US U-Turn: What made US to take policy turn on Islamabad?

ISIS Khorsan Province: another emerging giant?

ABNA | 4.5 Million Yemen school kids face uncertain future amid Saudi-led aggression

TASNIM | Tel Aviv behind Trump’s Anti-Iran Speech: US Analyst

SHAFAQNA | Media Blackout in Yemen – Journalist Support Committee denounces

IQNA | Plight of Myanmar Muslims Proof of West’s Double-Standards

The Fourth Imam, ‘Ali Ibn Al Husayn, Zainul Abedeen (as) .

Southern Yemen leader sees independence referendum, parliament body

Mayhem in Court: Is PML-N trying to alter the verdict?

Daesh used Raqqa as a base to plan attacks against the West.

Somalia's 'deadliest attack ever' kills 276, injures 300

Israeli minister says was misunderstood on war remarks with Iran

ISIS establishes training camp near Israeli border in Syria

Who altered the Khatm.e.Nabuwat clause?

Ending the Iran deal: Trump’s fatal mistake

Is Shahbaz Sharif trying to reconcile between establishment and Nawaz Sharif?

Show of restraint: How military poured cold water on PML-N’s whims?

Diplomacy with Pyongyang 'until the first bomb drops,' Tillerson vows

Report: Iraqi forces advance on Kurdish-held Kirkuk

Thanks to Pakistan: Will couple rescue mark a new beginning in ties with United States?

Bid to ‘fix’ Iran nuclear deal faces uphill climb in US Congress

US diplomats cast doubt on America’s ability to constrain Iran

Cracks in the party lines: Why PML-N is at the verge of disintegration?

Egypt becomes pawn in Trump’s N. Korea offensive

Karzai: Afghans Must Resist ‘US Agenda’

Jews against Shi’ite Community Center in London

The ‘Islamic Catalonia’!

Strategic Shift to Russia: Cost benefit analysis for Pakistan

Taking sides: PPP’s honeymoon with military establishment

Asteroid grazes past Earth in ‘critical’ rehearsal

Syria demands ‘immediate, unconditional’ pullout of Turkish troops from Idlib

Israeli study warns Netanyahu against ending Iran nuclear deal

US Daesh fighter in Syria poses dilemma for White House

The backdrop of Palestinian reconciliation

US rendezvous: Is Pakistan trying to woo back US?

Old tactics: PML-N repeats history by assailing the court

Warning to ISPR: Who is pulling Ahsan Iqbal’s strings?

Takfiri terrorism’s next station could be Southwest Asia

IB memo controversy: The motives behind fake letter

Pakistan’s path to sanity

Over 90% of Syrian territory free from Daesh: Russian daily

Trump refuses to certify Iran nuclear deal

Israeli report claimed Hawija was recaptured within deal with IS

The EU context for increasing financial aid to Palestine

Why Saudis welcome US sanctions on Hezbollah call for more?

‘UAE plans to invade Qatar using mercenaries’

IB memo controversy: The motives behind fake letter

Captain Safdar’s tirade: The game behind the curtains

Pulling out of Transit trade:  How India is manipulating ties with Afghanistan

PML-N's policy debacle: Rana Sanullah stirs new controversy on Ahmedis

Trump’s Iran plans pushing EU toward Russia, China: Germany

Rohingya Muslims not native to Myanmar: Army chief

IRNA | Speaker of Pakistan Balochistan Assembly underlines development of ties with Iran

MEHR | Trump to announce new Iran strategy Friday

IQNA | UN Report Details Brutal Myanmar Attempt to Drive Out Rohingya Muslims

ABNA | Saudi Arabia's next revolution: female taxi drivers

Arbaeen pilgrims can receive visas at airports, border crossings

How Israel takes advantage of Yemen crisis?

Sudanese call for Arab-Turkish-Iranian security treaty

Mysterious spike in radioactive particles across Europe baffles scientists

Fall in oil price pushes Abu Dhabi to sell bonds valued at $10bn

Sharif’s trial: The ticking clock for PML-N

Has Pakistan changed tack on the Haqqanis?

A well thought plan: Regaining lost religious vote through son in Law

Saudi Arabia’s outreach to Moscow underlines the loss of US influence

Why did General Rizwan Akhter took early retirment?

Middle East


Brotherhood leader demands Sisi regime be prosecuted

1396/7/27 | 10:29
  A senior leader in Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood, Essam El-Erian, who has been imprisoned by the Egyptian authorities, yesterday asked the court to allow him to meet with international lawyers to file lawsuits against the government regarding human rights violations in prisons.   El-Erian said he wished to meet with lawyers Ramsey Clark from the US, Mustafa Al-Ramid and Khaled El-Sufayani from Morocco, Ali Abu El-Sukkar from Jordan, Asaad Harmoush from Lebanon and Mubarak El-Mutawaa from Kuwait.   He requested the men be ...

Daesh used Raqqa as a base to plan attacks against the West.

1396/7/24 | 10:29
  The Kurdish YPG militia, which dominates the SDF, told Reuters earlier on Saturday that Daesh was on the verge of defeat in Raqqa, and the city may finally be cleared of the militants on Saturday or Sunday.   The US-led coalition against Daesh said a convoy was due to leave Raqqa on Saturday, in an arrangement agreed by local parties. It described the arrangement as “a civilian evacuation” and said it would not condone any arrangement that allowed “terrorists to escape Raqqa without facing justice”.   Coalition spokesman ...

Israeli intelligence has power to refuse, dismiss teachers in Arab schools

1396/7/16 | 10:29
  Israel’s Internal Security Agency, Shin Bet, has the power to reject the appointment of Arab teachers at the country’s Arab schools, Quds Press reported on Friday.   The agency can also dismiss such staff for political reasons, it is claimed. A former official at the Israeli Ministry of Education, Emmanuel Koplovich, told Ynet News that Shin Bet has rejected the appointment of many qualified teachers.   “Shin Bet was involved in everything regarding recruitment for education positions,” confirmed the former head ...

IMF: Saudi economy stagnant as unemployment rises

1396/7/14 | 10:29
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) says Saudi Arabia has a weak economic growth and a rising unemployment level, advising the country to slow down austerity measures it has been adopting in order to curb a huge budget deficit. The IMF’s latest report on its annual economic consultations with the kingdom, published Thursday, projected a below 2 percent non-oil growth for Saudi Arabia in 2017, down from 4 percent in 2015, while overall economic growth was expected to dip close to zero. Experts attribute the weak growth to the kingdom’s ...

Saudi Arabia arrests 46 people amid crackdown on dissent

1396/7/13 | 10:29
  Saudi Arabia has detained 46 people over their posts on social media amid a heavy-handed crackdown on dissent in the Arab kingdom. The official Saudi Press Agency reported on Wednesday that 22 people were arrested for “inciting public opinion” on social media and other offenses, such as posting content and videos online. The report said that investigations had been launched into the individuals' goals, adding that a Qatari citizen was among the detainees. It also noted that another 24 people were arrested in the northwestern ...

Arab Daily: S. Arabia Thinking of Withdrawal from Yemen War

1396/7/12 | 10:29
  A leading Arab daily referred to the recent remarks by Saudi officials and media, and said Riyadh has decided to retreat from the war in Yemen soon.   The Arabic-language al-Ray al-Youm newspaper underlined that given the withdrawal of Saudi Arabia's allies from the Yemen war, Riyadh will also declare its gradual retreat from the assault. "Those who have read the remarks by the high-ranking Saudi officials and journalists close to the monarchy on the crisis in Yemen have certainly understood that Riyadh has admitted that the war ...

Bahraini court upholds 15-year jail terms against 7 dissidents

1396/7/7 | 10:29
A court in Bahrain has upheld 15-year jail terms handed down to seven citizens as the Manama regime presses ahead with its crackdown on human rights activists and pro-democracy campaigners in the tiny Persian Gulf kingdom. On Thursday, Bahrain’s Court of Appeal found the defendants guilty of killing a member of security forces and setting his patrol car ablaze with a Molotov cocktail during clashes in the village of Karzakan, located 20 kilometers southwest of the capital Manama, on December 17, 2015, Arabic-language and independent Manama ...

Oman expels Indian preacher for criticising siege on Qatar

1396/7/4 | 10:29
  Omani authorities have asked the Indian Muslim preacher Suleiman Ben Taher Al-Husseini to leave the country after he criticised the Saudi-led siege on Qatar, Rassd.net reported yesterday.     The Omani foreign ministry said that Sheikh Suleiman’s religious lecture at the College of the Sharia Sciences on Tuesday did not “conform to the principles of the country, its system and its policies”.   Sheikh Suleiman criticised Saudi Arabia for its alliance with the United States and its President Donald Trump, as ...

Saudis exporting ‘extremely radical' Wahhabism worldwide, Sanders says

1396/7/2 | 10:29
Vermont Democratic Senator Bernie Sanders has asserted that the US foreign policy towards Iran and Saudi Arabia is wrong, blaming Riyadh for promoting “extremely radical Wahhabi doctrine” worldwide. In his interview with The Intercept published on Friday, the former presidential candidate also stated that he does not consider Riyadh an ally because it supports terrorism.   It is not just that many of the 9/11 bombers came from Saudi Arabia,” he said. “What I think is more significant is their … continuing to fund madrasas ...

UAE and Saudi Arabia to normalize their secret relations with Israel

1396/6/30 | 10:29
Al-Khabar Al-Yamani news website has published an article from Middle East Monitor about open relations of the Arab states with Israel.   While, Arab-Israel relations have been taking place behind closed doors. The article stated the United Arab Emirates is a pioneer of open relations with Israel. The UAE assigned its ambassador to Washington in this regard.   Saudi Arabia’s authorities have visited Israel many times.   pk.shafaqna.com   ...