Islamic Jihad threatens ‘war with Israel’ after deadly Gaza strikes

Palestinian armed groups threatened war with Israel on Tuesday after a series of dawn strikes targeted Islamic Jihad commanders in Gaza and Damascus, pushing both sides to the edge of all-out-war. Islamic... Read more »

Lebanon protests: ‘Difficult, delicate’ situation for Hezbollah

The Lebanese armed group Hezbollah is in a « difficult and delicate » situation as protests continue to paralyse Lebanon for the second week, analysts say. The rising cost of living, alleged corruption by... Read more »

Lebanese protesters gather in Beirut in fourth day of fiery demonstrations

Men, women and children gathered in the Lebanese capital Beirut Sunday to protest corruption and tax hikes for a fourth day, after the resignation of a key Christian party rocked the country’s... Read more »

Lebanon’s Nasrallah backs government amid raging protests

Lebanon’s influential Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah said on Saturday that the Shia movement does not want the government to resign, as mass anti-government protests entered its third day. Protests erupted on Thursday... Read more »

Turkish forces kill seven Syrian civilians as push into Kurdish-held territory continues

Seven Syrian civilians have been killed by Turkish forces in northern Syria, according to a war monitor. Four of the civilians were killed by an air strike in Tal Abyad, while the... Read more »

Turkey’s military operation in Syria: All the latest updates

Turkish forces have killed at least 342 Kurdish fighters in a major military operation in northeast Syria, now in its third day, Turkey’s defence ministry says. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says the offensive is aimed at removing... Read more »

‘Those thieves robbed us!’: Thousands protest in Iraq against corruption, poor services

One person was killed and more than 200 wounded on Tuesday, Iraq’s health ministry said, in a mass protest in Baghdad that security forces dispersed with a volley of gunfire and tear... Read more »

Egypt activists outraged over spate of Twitter suspensions against anti-Sisi accounts

Egyptian activists have raised concerns over a spate of Twitter suspensions, accusing the social media giant of actin on the orders from President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in the wake of rare protests... Read more »

Israel to Destroy 2000 Olive Trees near Bethlehem

Israeli occupation authorities approved the destruction of thousands of trees between the western entrance of the town of Taqou’ and the entrance of the village of al-Minya, southeast of Bethlehem, in the... Read more »

The Gazans who will live and die without ever seeing Palestine

Earlier this month, Israel admitted that it’s actively working to block Palestinians from the Gaza Strip from settling in the Palestinian enclaves in the West Bank. Under the Oslo peace accords that... Read more »