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Iranian militias fight on behalf of Tehran, threaten to fight in Yemen

Observers rejected threats by the Asa'ib Ahl al-Haq militia to send armed battalions to the war in Yemen alongside the Houthi militias, which are facing terrible defeats in Hodeidah and elsewhere.

13 November 2018 12:55 AM

Human rights organizations condemn Iran's execution of 22 Ahvazis

Regional and international human rights organizations condemned on Monday the abuses of the Iranian regime concerning the execution of 22 Ahvazi activists in an Iranian prison for alleged involvement in the attack against Revolutionary Guards.

12 November 2018 11:37 PM

Nation building through state building

To diagnose Arab issues, one should first address two concepts: nation-building and state-building. For more than 80 years, Arabs have lost their real identity due to hundreds of years of colonialism and regional conflicts.

12 November 2018 11:12 PM

Double standards: Qatar funds Hamas with millions through Israel

Hamas elements assassinated leaders within the movement as they refused the truce offer presented by Qatari Ambassador Emadi, sources said.

12 November 2018 10:48 PM

Danish Conservative Party demands expulsion of IRGC members

A spokesman for the Danish Conservative Party has called for the expulsion of all members of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) who are part of the Iranian embassy in Denmark, a Danish television channel reported on Saturday.

12 November 2018 09:40 PM

Israel strikes back against Hamas rocket attacks

Israel's military said it had so far struck more than 20 militant sites in response to some 80 launches from the Hamas-run territory, reportedly rockets and mortars.

12 November 2018 09:10 PM

300 Bangladeshi workers suffer with no water, pay in Qatari labor camp

Around 300 Bangladeshi migrant workers have not been paid since May and are struggling in a Qatari labor camp that has no services, Daily Star reported.

12 November 2018 09:00 PM

Trade min. stresses need to overcome obstacles to trade with Jordan

Iraq’s trade minister affirmed the strong relations Iraq has with Jordan during a meeting with Jordan’s minister of industry, trade and supply, stressing the importance of overcoming obstacles to increasing the exchange of trade between the two countries.

12 November 2018 08:54 PM

Muslim Brotherhood accused of causing Younis Qandil's abduction

The Jordanian security authorities announced Saturday that they managed to find writer Younis Qandil hours after he disappeared, with claims that the Muslim Brotherhood was behind his abduction.

12 November 2018 08:34 PM

Baghdadi hiding in Hajin, Syria: intelligence sources

Information has been revealed that ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is believed to be hiding in the city of Hajin in eastern Syria, according to intelligence sources.

12 November 2018 07:53 PM

What Israel thinks the US is trying to achieve with renewed Iran sanctions

US may be trying to force Tehran into reopening the nuclear deal, or affect regime change. Either way, the pressure is leading Iran to make grave mistakes in Europe

12 November 2018 07:45 PM

Video: Hamas Military Commander killed in Israeli Raid in Gaza

At least seven Palestinians were said killed in the southern Gaza Strip on Sunday after heavy fire was exchanged along the Israel-Gaza border, according to Palestinian sources, including a commander in Hamas' military wing. Hamas claimed that four of the casualties were part of its organization, Haaretz reported on Monday.

12 November 2018 06:46 PM

New defections predicted from Houthi ranks

Leading General People’s Congress official Dr. Abdullah al-Hamedi, who had defected from the Iran-backed Houthi militias’ government, predicted that more Yemeni figures will abandon the group, Asharq Al-Awsat reported on Monday.

12 November 2018 06:26 PM

Iran spectre, reconstruction cost could boost GCC role in Syria

As the guns go silent in Syria, many wonder where the money will come from to rebuild the war-torn country.

12 November 2018 06:13 PM

Terrorism rears its head in Mosul to threaten Iraq political process

Iraqis are living in a constant state of fear over the re-emergence of terrorism in the country. Once awakened, terrorist sleeper cells in the country can spread like wildfire in the country and are lying in constant wait to attack at any political misstep. Unfortunately, Iraq is rife with such missteps, Asharq al-Awsat reported on Monday.

12 November 2018 06:06 PM

Abbas accuses Hamas of ‘conspiring against the state’

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas denounced Sunday the American-Israeli conspiracy to implement the “Deal of the Century” and accused Hamas of disrupting the establishment of the Palestinian state.

12 November 2018 05:57 PM

Iraq urges US to consider its position in talks on Iran sanctions

​Iraq's president on Sunday urged the United States to consider Baghdad's political and economic position as the countries negotiate on relief for Iraq from Washington's reimposed sanctions against Iran, Reuters reported.

12 November 2018 04:53 PM

US establishes five terror bases in Iraq’s Sinjar for PKK

The United States, which is seemingly in efforts to eradicate terror elements by putting multi-million dollar bounties on the heads of three senior Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) terrorists, set five new military bases in northern Iraq's Sinjar district, for the terror group to ensure their presence in the region.

12 November 2018 03:32 PM

Over half a million killed by US’s ‘war against terror’: report

The report put the death toll of the U.S.'s so-called 'war against terror' between 480,000 and 507,000.

12 November 2018 03:27 PM

Health Care in Danger campaign: Stop violence against medical Iraq personnel, facilities

A nationwide public awareness campaign entitled Health Care in Danger has been launched on 12 November during a ceremony at the Ministry of Health in Baghdad, and will last for 10 days until 21 November.

12 November 2018 03:04 PM

Iraqi parliament to discuss irregular customs between KRG, Iraq

The Iraqi parliament will meet on Monday to discuss a number of issues, including the irregular customs offices recently set up between the Kurdistan Region and other disputed territories under the control of Baghdad.

12 November 2018 02:55 PM

Death toll from Jordan floods rises to 13 as girl's body found

Jordanian rescuers on Monday found the body of a five-year-old girl killed in flash floods that have left a total of 13 people dead in the kingdom, the civil defence said.

12 November 2018 02:46 PM

UNSC to hold session on Iraq’s situation

The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) will hold a special session on the situation concerning Iraq on Tuesday.

12 November 2018 01:10 PM

Salih arrives in UAE, continues Gulf tour

In his first official visit since his election to Iraq’s presidency, Barham Salih arrived on Monday in the UAE after a visit to Kuwait.

12 November 2018 12:12 PM

Mourinho fails to match up as Guardiola takes Man City streets ahead

Manchester United turned to Jose Mourinho as the antidote to their "noisy neighbours" Manchester City finally achieving their long-held goal of hiring Pep Guardiola as manager in 2016.

12 November 2018 11:01 AM

Iraqi judiciary needs international support to collect evidences against ISIS

The Head of the Supreme Judicial Council, Judge Faik Zidane, discussed on Monday with the Canadian ambassador to Iraq, Andrew Turner, the international support to investigative authorities in Baghdad.

12 November 2018 10:55 AM

Taiwan and Iraq ink agreements to support cooperation, reconstruction

The Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) signed two memorandums of understanding (MOU) with the Iraq Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and the Iraqi Federation of Chambers of Commerce in Baghdad on Nov. 11, in a bid to facilitate cooperation between the two nations

12 November 2018 10:06 AM

Kurdish women pedal, dunk, spike as Iraq's top athletes

When Iraq's female cycling team snatched bronze and silver medals at a landmark pan-Arab race, it was thanks to athletes from the autonomous Kurdish region.

12 November 2018 10:03 AM

Turkey ‘neutralizes’ 4 PKK terrorists in northern Iraq

Four PKK terrorists were “neutralized” on Sunday in airstrikes carried out by Turkish fighter jets in northern Iraq, the Turkish military said.

12 November 2018 09:49 AM

Ahvaz Executive Committee condemns execution of 22 people by regime

Aref al-Kaabi, head of the Executive Committee, described the decision by the Iranian regime as a "crime committed under the pretext of involvement in the Ahvaz incident."

12 November 2018 01:24 AM

Basra province demands exceptional financial allocations: source

Officials from Basra province exerted pressure on the political blocs, and the presidency of parliament in order to get exceptional financial allocations for the province in the 2019 state budget, a parliamentary source said.

12 November 2018 12:48 AM

Egypt, Bahrain reiterate demands to solve Qatar crisis

The two officials stressed their adherence to the 13 demands and the six principles of the four countries boycotting Qatar as a basis to solve the crisis with the Arab peninsula. They also affirmed that all attempts to circumvent the demands will only prolong the crisis.

12 November 2018 12:10 AM