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Daesh leader Baghdadi, world's 'most wanted', sought in Syria offensive

PARIS — US-backed forces have launched an offensive on the Daesh group's last stronghold in eastern Syria, but the man dubbed the world's "most …

Islamic State (ISIS)

Lapid vows to take 'heavy hand' against haredi protesters

Yesh Atid party chairman and former Finance Minister Yair Lapid vowed to use a “heavy hand” in dealing with haredi protesters if he is elected Prime …

Protest

Pro-Berri MP Says Aoun's Term Will 'Destroy Lebanon' in Leaked Audio

An audio recording in which MP Yassine Jaber warns that the new presidential tenure will “destroy Lebanon” has spread on social networking websites …

Angela Merkel

Taiwanese Protesters Angry At Salon’s Swastika Logo Defecate In Front Of Store

(JTA) — A hair salon in northern Taiwan covered the logos on its store signs, which resemble a swastika, after people angry about the image began …

Protest

INTERVIEW: Building bridges for Armenia - Politics - Egypt

Born in Yerevan in 1990, Armenian Minister of the Diaspora Mkhitar Hayrapetyan, who begins an official visit to Egypt this week, earned his Master’s …

Armenia

Hugh Fitzgerald: Jeremy Corbyn’s Jihad Against Israel (Part I)

In Great Britain, Jeremy Corbyn and his willing collaborators in the Labour Party continue their ferocious attacks on anyone in the party who still …

There's a 'Crusader invasion' in the east of Euphrates. We will all fight together one day! - İBRAHIM KARAGÜL

Mesopotamia

Russia: Israel 'entirely to blame' for loss of military plane near Syria

Russia's defense ministry on Sunday released its own report on the shooting down of a military aircraft by Syria almost a week ago, saying the blame …

Military

Idlib deal not very favourable to Turkish interests, says Russia analyst | Ahval

Russian president Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdoğan forged a last-minute deal on September 17th, which they claim will …

Turkish Military

Statement from the head of the Arab Struggle Movement for the Liberation of Ahwaz on the terrorist attack yesterday. https://t.co/00wkZMVlsp

Barack Obama, 'lackey' of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood

Book review: NYT correspondent David Kirkpatrick's book is a revealing look at an ill-informed and bitterly divided Obama administration in the …

Messianic Responses to Israel's Nation-State Law

Israel's new Nation-State Law continues to make waves, both at home and abroad.<p>The motion, passed as one of Israel's constitutional Basic Laws, …

Israel

Iran sentenced us to death for being Christian. We pray America will welcome more grateful refugees like us

Video<p>Have U.S. efforts to help prosecuted Christians worked?<p>The Iranian government arrested, imprisoned and sentenced us to death because of our evangelical Christian faith in 2009.<p>Last month, we shared our story, testifying to the brutal restrictions on religious freedom in our home country, at …

U.S. State Department

Russian Defense Ministry: Israel violated agrement with Russia in Syria

Breaking news. (photo credit: JPOST STAFF)<p>X<p>Dear Reader,<br>As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, …

News Industry

Farsnews

TEHRAN (FNA)- The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), in an unprecedentedly vast arrest operation in Hasaka and Raqqa province on Sunday, …

Terrorism

When is a terror attack not a terror attack? When it terrifies Muslims

Is a hit and run accompanied by hateful speech a hate crime or something more?<p>What is the difference between terrorism and hate crime?” This was the …

Terrorism

#BREAKING: US condemns ‘any terrorist attack,’ says Nikki Haley, US ambassador to the UN, after #Iran assault https://t.co/A9TtHULZ2W

How Israeli right lays claim to religion

The recently adopted nationality law is only the latest example of a long string of efforts to exploit and pressure Israelis by linking political …

Yom Kippur

The Augusta Victoria Mistake

As a strong supporter of the Trump administration's Middle East policy, I believe the president's recent decisions dealing with the …

Israeli Palestinian Conflict

MECRA | Middle East Center for Reporting

The MECRA research blog is composed of short articles and may include outside contributions. The views expressed in these blogs and articles are the …

Middle East

Is Saudi Arabia Unable Or Just Unwilling To Stem The Flow Of Money Leaving The Country?

The Saudi government is still failing to attract significant levels of foreign investment into its economy while also proving unable (or unwilling) to stem the flow of money leaving the country, according to the latest data and analysis.<p>During the summer it emerged that the kingdom – which needs …

Saudi Arabia

Abbas meets Macron in bid to get Palestinian position through to Trump

Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas met with French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris on Friday seeking French support to offset US President Donald Trump’s policy positions on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.<p>Speaking to reporters after a private meeting with Macron at the Elysée presidential …

Donald Trump

The Gulf Country That Will Shape the Future of Yemen

As the United Arab Emirates’ bloody war against the Houthis drags on, it’s also playing a key role in the fight against al-Qaeda.<p>In the August heat, Yemen’s port city of Mukalla gleams like a gem. Its ancient, whitewashed houses and mosques lie nestled between ragged mountains and the crystal blue …

United Arab Emirates

Idlib agreement: A strategic threshold

If Russia and Turkey can make the Idlib deal work, their cooperation in Syria will mean the two countries have crossed a strategic thresholdClick To …

Turkish Military

Salman Al-dossary - Are Saudis Dreaming?!

Growing unprecedentedly, patriotism has been an exceptional highlight for Saudis celebrating their 88th independence day. Awe comes across when …

Saudi Arabia

Why Israelis Shy from Victory

One day, imagine, a U.S. president tells an Israeli prime minister: "Palestinian extremism damages American security. We need you to end it by …

Temple Mount