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(Rami Khoury/Al Bawaba)
January 16, 2018 - 15:33 GMT
As Assad cements his power in Syria, his Alawite base is slowly being hollowed out beneath him
Israeli forces detain a Palestinian youth during clashes following a demonstration calling for the release of Palestinian prisoners from Israeli jails, on Jan. 13, 2018, in the West Bank village of Nabi Saleh (ABBAS MOMANI / AFP)
January 16, 2018 - 15:00 GMT
Israeli forces detained 21 Palestinians during pre-dawn raids on Tuesday across occupied East Jerusalem and the West Bank.
“They even threatened the reconstruction director with detention if any additional work was carried out” (Shutterstock/File)
January 16, 2018 - 14:38 GMT
“They even threatened the reconstruction director with detention if any additional work was carried out.”
Displaced people from the Yarmouk Palestinian refugee camp queuing to receive aid from UNRWA in Yalda, south of the Syrian capital, Damascus in 2015. (AFP/File)
January 16, 2018 - 12:25 GMT
UNRWA announced Tuesday that it will have to cut back on using daily paid contractors as a result of not receiving anticipated income in January 2018, and leaving the agency in “an imminent cash crisis.”
Palestinian protestors clash with Israeli security forces following a demonstration calling for the release of Palestinian prisoners from Israeli jails, on Jan. 13, 2018, in the West Bank village of Nabi Saleh (ABBAS MOMANI / AFP)
January 16, 2018 - 11:44 GMT
Israel uses administrative detention almost exclusively against Palestinians.
The complaint will be filed at the U.N. aviation agency on Tuesday (Shutterstock/File)
January 16, 2018 - 11:08 GMT
The UAE said Qatari fighter jets intercepted two civilian aircraft as they were en route to Bahrain.
Lebanese security forces check a damaged vehicle following a car bomb blast in the southern Lebanese port city of Sidon on Jan. 14, 2018 (Mahmoud ZAYYAT / AFP)
January 16, 2018 - 09:57 GMT
Sunday’s incident broke the calm in the southern city of Sidon, and the questions of who targeted Hamdan, and why, remain.
Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas speaks during a meeting in the West Bank city of Ramallah on Jan. 14, 2018 (ABBAS MOMANI / AFP)
January 16, 2018 - 06:14 GMT
The central council also voted to cease security cooperation with Israel.
“My dealers in Syria are still ‘alive’ with their businesses still also alive … Just let authorities from both countries open the borders and we will immediately resume our trade
January 15, 2018 - 16:00 GMT
"Just let authorities from both countries open the borders and we will immediately resume our trade."
“The state of Qatar announces that the claims of Qatari fighter planes intercepting a UAE civil aircraft [are] completely false
January 15, 2018 - 15:27 GMT
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) alleges that Qatar has intercepted two Emirati passenger aircraft en route to Bahrain.
The Netanyahu family has been mired in corruption charges for years. (Rami Khoury/Al Bawaba)
January 15, 2018 - 15:10 GMT
Corruption and issues with ethical behavior seem to run in the Netanyahu family
“Too many times, men take credit where the women are doing, or have done, all the work
January 15, 2018 - 14:00 GMT
“Too many times, men take credit where the women are doing, or have done, all the work."
There was no comment from Qatar on the UAE claim (AFP/File)
January 15, 2018 - 12:06 GMT
There was no comment from Qatar on the UAE claim.
Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas (C) speaks during a meeting in the West Bank city of Ramallah on Jan. 14, 2018 (ABBAS MOMANI / AFP)
January 15, 2018 - 06:05 GMT
"Trump threatens to cut funding to the authority because negotiations have failed. When the hell did negotiations start?!"
More than 600 patients are on the medical evacuation list because there is no treatment available for them in the besieged area (AFP/File)
January 14, 2018 - 17:00 GMT
The Syrian government recently allowed only 29 of 600 critically ill patients in Eastern Ghouta to be evacuated in a prisoner exchange. It’s the latest example of the regime using a humanitarian situation as a bargaining chip, writes SAMSpresident Dr. Ahmad Tarakj.
A volunteer from the Syrian Civil Defence (known as the White Helmets) carries a wounded girl after digging her out of the rubble following an air strike on Hamouria on January 9, 2018 (ABDULMONAM EASSA / AFP)
January 14, 2018 - 11:54 GMT
In total, 79 children and 54 women were among the victims in the past two months, the NGO said.