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Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. (AFP/File)
October 15, 2018 - 13:59 GMT
As global pressure mounts on Saudi Arabia to hold the kingdom responsible over the fate of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a new report indicates that Riyadh is preparing a list of countermeasures, including reconciliation with Iran, to push back against possible punishments.
A Turkish police barrier placed behind the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on October 11, 2018. (AFP/File)
October 15, 2018 - 13:20 GMT
Turkish officials will be allowed to search the Saudi Arabian consulate in Istanbul where journalist Jamal Khashoggi went missing and, according to investigators, was killed and dismembered.
A Syrian refugee from the informal Rukban camp .(AFP/File)
October 15, 2018 - 13:15 GMT
Residents of al-Rukban camp on the Jordanian-Syrian border have appealed to the United Nations and the Jordanian government to lift the siege on the camp.
Bulldozers clear land for a new settlement in the West Bank village of Wadi Fukin. ( AFP/File)
October 15, 2018 - 13:06 GMT
Israeli settlers chopped down more than 100 olive trees in the al-Mughayyir village, west of the central occupied West Bank district of Ramallah.
Egyptian soldiers. (AFP/File Photo)
October 15, 2018 - 11:59 GMT
An Egyptian court on Sunday upheld death sentences for three people accused of killing 12 policemen, and prison terms for 11 members of the same group known as Ansar al-Sharia.
Palestinian protestors place their national flag on a metal structure during a demonstration on the beach near the maritime border with Israel, in the northern Gaza Strip, on October 8, 2018. (Said KHATIB / AFP)
October 15, 2018 - 10:18 GMT
Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday threatened to inflict "very strong blows" on “Hamas” after fresh violence along the border with the Gaza Strip.
Syrian refugees gather their belongings in the southern Lebanese village of Shebaa as they prepare to return to Syria on August 13, 2018 (AFP/Ali DIA)
October 15, 2018 - 10:15 GMT
Some 835 Syrian refugees have registered with Lebanese General Security to return to their home country Monday, a source from the security agency said.
On September 22, 2018 in the southwestern Iranian city of Ahvaz shows a soldier running past injured comrades lying on the ground at the scene of an attack on a military parade. (AFP/File)
October 15, 2018 - 10:11 GMT
Iran has arrested a member of its military in connection with a gun attack on a military parade in the city of Ahvaz last month which killed 25 people, said spokesman for the judiciary Gholam-Hossein Mohseni Ejei.
The Syrian side of the Nasib border crossing with Jordan. (AFP/File)
October 15, 2018 - 08:24 GMT
Minister of State for Media Affairs and Government Spokesperson Jumana Ghunaimat on Sunday announced that the Jaber/Nasib border crossing between Jordan and Syria will be reopened on Monday.
Yemeni pro-government forces during their fight against Iran backed Houthi militia near Hodeidah, Yemen. (AFP)
October 15, 2018 - 08:03 GMT
At least 15 civilians were killed and 20 others injured in attacks on minibuses in Yemen’s western strategic Hudaydah province, according to the United Nations on Sunday.
Jordan's King Abdullah II delivers a speech to the parliament, as he opens the third regular session session in the capital Amman on October 14, 2018. (KHALIL MAZRAAWI / AFP)
October 15, 2018 - 07:59 GMT
King Abdullah said on Sunday that all Jordanians have an equal right to justice and that corruption will not be left unaddressed to become a chronic social illness.
An Israeli Air Force F-15 takes off during the Blue Flag air exercise at the Ovda air force base. (Jack Guez/AFP)
October 15, 2018 - 07:55 GMT
An Israeli warplane on Sunday struck an area near the city of Beit Hanoun in the northeastern Gaza Strip, apparently causing no casualties.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan with Saudi King. (AFP/File)
October 15, 2018 - 07:53 GMT
In a Sunday night phone call, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz discussed the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
French President Emmanuel Macron delivers a speech as he visits Station F startup campus in Paris, on October 9, 2018. (AFP/File)
October 15, 2018 - 06:00 GMT
French President Emmanuel Macron refuted claims that underestimated Paris' policies towards Tehran, saying “I’ve never been naive with Iran or thought it would be easy.”
A woman holds a portrait of missing journalist and Riyadh critic Jamal Khashoggi. (AFP/File)
October 14, 2018 - 15:57 GMT
The kingdom of Saudi Arabia stressed its rejection of any threats and attempts to undermine it whether by alluding to economic sanctions, using political pressure or repeating false accusations.
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October 14, 2018 - 14:52 GMT
This isolated set of jihadi fighters' resistance may invite Syrian and Russian forces to storm into Idlib, jumpstarting the offensive to retake the territory.