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UN mulls sending international war crimes probe to Gaza

There have been protests and clashes calling for Palestinians to be able to return to their homes now inside Israel.

Vietnam concerned over tension in Gaza after US embassy moved to Jerusalem

Vietnam said it supports an independent State of Palestine to peacefully coexist with the State of Israel.

Vietnam did not attend gala to celebrate US embassy move to Jerusalem: foreign ministry

The gala on Sunday was reported to be attended by 32 countries including Vietnam by an Israeli newspaper.
May 14, 2018 | 11:32 pm GMT+7

Trump abandons 'defective' Iran nuclear deal, will revive sanctions

Trump’s decision intensifies the strain on the trans-Atlantic alliance since he took office.
May 09, 2018 | 08:27 am GMT+7

Oil markets tense after western strikes on Syria, but rising US drilling weighs

'Investors continued to worry about the impact of a wider conflict in the Middle East.'
April 16, 2018 | 01:54 pm GMT+7

Palestinian teen on trial for striking Israeli soldier agrees plea deal

Ahed Tamimi became a hero to Palestinians after she was filmed kicking and slapping an Israeli soldier in the occupied West Bank.
March 22, 2018 | 08:39 am GMT+7

Saudi crown prince says will develop nuclear bomb if Iran does: CBS TV

Prince Mohammed downplayed Iran's power during the interview, saying that Iran was far from being a rival to Saudi Arabia.
March 16, 2018 | 08:01 am GMT+7

Turkey, US to 'work together' in Syria after crisis

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu said the two sides would set up working groups to solve key issues that have bedevilled relations.
February 17, 2018 | 08:16 am GMT+7

Devastated Iraq seeks $90 billion for reconstruction

Iraqi officials are seeking pledges from donors and investors to restore Iraq's devastated homes, schools, hospitals and economic infrastructure.
February 13, 2018 | 08:08 am GMT+7

Arab League to lobby UN to recognize Palestinian state

'We will confront the decision by seeking a (U.N.) resolution, an international one, to recognize a Palestinian state on 1967 borders with Jerusalem as its capital.'
January 07, 2018 | 07:49 am GMT+7

Sesame Street to bring laughter to war-hit children in Middle East

Millions of children across the Middle East have been forced to flee their homes, fall behind or not attend school, live in poverty and suffer trauma and danger.
December 21, 2017 | 09:04 am GMT+7

The importance of Jerusalem's holy sites, explained

President Trump has announced that the U.S. will recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, a highly controversial move that has sparked uproar in the Middle East.
December 14, 2017 | 03:18 pm GMT+7

At historic Aleppo hotel, nostalgia for a Syria lost

Reconciliation between sects and social classes may be hard.
July 31, 2017 | 02:31 pm GMT+7

Iraqi women remove face veils post-Islamic State

Women in Mosul can finally go out without a face veil following Islamic State's defeat in the area.
July 25, 2017 | 09:07 am GMT+7

US ends controversial laptop ban on Middle East carriers

The ban was made over concerns that explosives could be concealed in the devices taken onboard aircraft.
July 20, 2017 | 01:52 pm GMT+7
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