Cabinet approves IDF’s November 2020 decision to recognize years 1985-2000, following first Lebanon War, as a campaign. Medal will also be awarded to SLA soldiers
While the circumstances of the explosion remain unclear, maritime intelligence firm Dryad Global said it may have been the result of 'asymmetric activity by Iranian military'
Khaled Drareni was imprisoned for 'inciting an unarmed gathering' and 'endangering national unity,' charges linked to his coverage of the protest movement
Poised on the cusp between economic and climate disaster, and an amazing commercial opportunity, Gulf-based petroleum giants realize today that the golden age of oil is about to end, Dan Rabinowitz asserts in his new book. Is the era of green on the horizon?
China’s efforts to sway international public opinion have been going on for far longer than the COVID-19 crisis – an attempt especially evident if you speak Arabic
The Emiratis’ Mars strategy is to project the image of scientific prowess and hope the reality one day will catch up. Good luck with that
Exactly three decades ago, the Israeli public - sheltered in safe rooms and donning gas masks - entered a new type of war. Forty-three Scud missiles and 77 fatalities (mostly from heart attacks) later, Israel would never be the same again
A White House statement tied the designation to Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates normalizing ties to Israel, saying it 'reflects their extraordinary courage, determination and leadership'
William Burns has long argued that the nuclear deal actually makes Israel safer, despite Netanyahu's long-standing, vocal objections to it
Yemen's internationally recognized government said the Iran-backed Houthi rebels had fired four ballistic missiles, killing 25 people
Ten years have passed since the West got excited over what it hoped would be the imminent democratization of the Arab world. But just as revolutions aren’t created in a day – they don’t end overnight, either
It has a lot more to do with Biden than the Palestinians, experts say, as Rabat awaits confirmation from the incoming U.S. administration on its plans for Western Sahara
With 80 percent of its citizens living under the poverty line, a unity government was formed last week, but its prospects of surviving are uncertain
Earlier, U.S. official said that Indonesia could get $1 billion to $2 billion more in development aid if it joins the rush being organized by the Trump administration
Blamed for the 'blunder' of the 1973 war, the sole female prime minister of Israel, should be appreciated for her fortitude in preventing a preemptive attack on the country's enemies
Netanyahu can boast about the new peace treaties, but Arab countries are not making peace with Israel, rather choosing a reward that suits them in exchange for the diplomatic price they pay
Police cordon off area as locals try find missing family members, reason for collapse not immediately clear
The Trump sanctions hit Iran’s oil industry hard but for Iranian manufacturing and the Revolutionary Guard Corps, they’ve been a blessing
An imaginary city consisting of little but an airport so far hosted Netanyahu-MBS summit that officials still deny even took place
The economy is shrinking but not much by global standards. Factoring in the growing black market, the situation may be better still
The attack comes a day after three Iranian border guards were killed by 'counter-revolutionary terrorist groups,' Iranian state media reports
A new book by Jacob Lassner traces the links between today’s situation in the Arab states and the region's cultural and religious legacies. In short, one must hold up the mirror of history to the contemporary Middle East
Palestinian official slams another 'painful' demonstration of the unraveling Arab consensus, as representatives of Israel's settlements in the West Bank hold marathon business meetings
With his business-minded approach, the president positioned the U.S. as a shadowy, barely-there presence that was not only unable to resolve conflicts, it actually helped prolong them
Mesmerized by the UAE’s welcome and wealth, everyone in Israel wants to do deals these days. Don’t be surprised if not much comes from it
A week before Election Day, Trump says that 'all' Middle Eastern states will eventually normalize ties with Israel, adding that he's 'involved in all the deals'
The agreement’s prospects depend on the immediate economic benefits the Khartoum government can show its citizens who have already managed to overthrow a long-standing tyrannical government
Amnesty International claims that a cluster bomb made in Israel, apparently fired by Azerbaijan, has been found on the battlefields of Nagorno-Karabakh. In Israel, everyone is keeping mum
To Turkey's leader, what’s good for Hagia Sophia, Istanbul's church-turned-mosque, is apparently appropriate for Jerusalem's Church of the Holy Sepulchre as well
Agreement extremely likely to be ratified by ministers and lawmakers