The United States sees signs the Syrian government may be using chemical weapons, including an alleged chlorine attack on Sunday in northwest Syria, the State Department said on Tuesday, warning that Washington and its allies would respond “quickly and appropriately” if this were proven.
Half of all Americans believe that the United States will go to war with Iran “within the next few years,” according to a Reuters/Ipsos public opinion poll released on Tuesday amid increased tensions between the two countries.
A Libyan general who has gained control of the city of Benghazi and is believed to have ties to the CIA has hired a Texas-based lobbying firm to help him forge closer relations with the US as he seeks to defeat rival militias and consolidate his hold on the North African country.
Hishmatullah Fallah Beshah, head of the National Security and Foreign Policy Parliamentary Committee ruled out the possibility that Europeans would activate the Instrument in Support of Trade Exchanges (INSTEX).
Palestinian business leaders on Tuesday rebuffed US plans for an economic conference in Bahrain that has become the spearhead of President Donald Trump’s Middle East peace plan.
The real estate market is witnessing a hike in housing prices up to 40%, Iranian newspaper Mardom Salari reported.
Acting US Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Tuesday that while threats from Iran in the Middle East remained high, deterrence measures taken by the Pentagon had “put on hold” the potential for attacks on Americans.
Jordan's Energy Minister Hala Zawati announced an agreement with the Iraqi side to provide Iraq with electricity in return for providing Jordan with about 7% of its daily need of oil.
At least 380 civilians have been arrested in Syria’s south and 11 civilians serving on local councils and former fighters have been killed or attacked there since the government retook the area, the United Nations said on Tuesday.
The risk of nuclear weapons being used is at its highest since World War Two, a senior UN security expert said on Tuesday, calling it an “urgent” issue that the world should take more seriously.
President Donald Trump's administration charged Tuesday it was "quite possible" Iran was responsible for sabotage of Gulf oil interests but said its robust response had stopped potential attacks on Americans.
Turkey is struggling to support the ailing lira, which has lost more than 40% of its value over the past two years, and with foreign currency reserves running low, investors are trying to map out Ankara’s options for turning the tide.
Muzahim al-Hewitt, spokesman of the Arab tribes in Nineveh denied claims that the US has armed the Sunni tribes in Anbar, particularly in Nineveh.
Thousands of documents purportedly collected from abandoned Syrian government offices during the country’s civil war reveal the reach of President Bashar al-Assad’s shadowy, labyrinthine security agencies as they spied on the population at large, sought to eliminate dissidents at all cost and systematically persecuted the Kurdish minority even before the onset of protests.
A Sadrist Movement official called on supporters of Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr to rush into the streets and protest on Friday in various provinces.
Bahrain on Tuesday defended its decision to host a White House-engineered conference to address the Israeli-Palestinian crisis, saying its only objective is to support the “brotherly Palestinian people.”
A Wisdom Movement MP called on Prime Minister Adil Abd al-Mahdi to personally intervene to control the border crossings.
British Prime Minister Theresa May said her government will include in her Withdrawal Agreement Bill a requirement for lawmakers to vote on whether to hold another Brexit referendum
Egyptian security forces have killed 16 suspected militants in North Sinai and found a stash of weapons and explosives in their hideouts, the Interior Ministry said in a statement on Tuesday
On a studio set in Baghdad, a director watches the star of his TV series hold a knife against the neck of a fellow actor, in a dramatic revival of fortunes for Iraq's entertainment industry
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Acting US Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Tuesday that while the threat from Iran in the region remains high, the potential for attacks on Americans had been "put on hold."
Turkey has closed its ports to Iranian oil, fully complying with US sanctions against its main supplier, despite Ankara publicly criticizing the United States' move to end import waivers and warning of a struggle to tap alternative producers
Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthis have stepped up missile and drone attacks on Saudi Arabia this week in a resurgence of tactics that had largely subsided since late last year amid United Nations-led peace efforts
Iraq will send delegations to Washington and Tehran to help "halt tension" amid fears of a confrontation between the United States and Iran in the Middle East, Prime Minister Adil Abd al-Mahdi said on Tuesday
Growing tensions in the Middle East pose a challenge to the stability of global crude oil markets, Iraq's oil minister said on Tuesday
The firing of a missile near the US embassy in Baghdad on Sunday evening did not leave casualties or damages, however, it caused a great effect that could result in consequences, increasing the tension between the US and Iran
Since 1979 Iran has defined itself as a country with expansionist designs backed up by a relentless ideology. Its latest confrontation with the US shows yet again that this ideology is hard-wired into the soul of the Tehran Regime. Indeed, Iran’s course of action is the very reason that the regime exists as it does.
Social Media users have said that eradicating the terrorist militias in Iraq requires an international alliance to fight it as their threats are growing.
Iraqi President Barham Salih has received in Al-Salam Palace in Baghdad Marshall Billingslea, the US Treasury Department's assistant secretary for terrorist financing, a presidential statement said.
Oil prices rose on Tuesday on escalating U.S.-Iran tensions and amid expectations that producer club OPEC will continue to withhold supply this year.