Danny Danon, Israeli Ambassador to the UN, said that strike on Syrian nuclear reactor in 2007 was important for the country's security. (AFP/ File Photo)
March 21, 2018 - 15:20 GMT
"The international community must know that Israel will always protect the security of its citizens and take all necessary steps in the fact of threats in our region"
Recep Erdogan at a NATO conference (AFP/FILE)
March 21, 2018 - 13:56 GMT
Turkey is currently hedging its bets between Russia and NATO—a new move that spells trouble for NATO in the Middle East.
Jordan's King Abdullah attends session with group of Dutch officials and NGO representatives specialised in anti-extremism and terrorism; he stressed on cooperation to win battle against terrorism. (AFP/ File Photo)
March 21, 2018 - 10:48 GMT
King Abdullah underscored the need for a holistic approach that incorporates the military, ideological and security aspects, noting Jordan has launched an "Aqaba Process", in which regional and international partners, including The Netherlands, meet to coordinate and intensify efforts related to the anti-terrorism.
Israeli soldiers entered Shufat refugee camp in occupied East Jerusalem and arrested 20 Palestinians. (AFP/ File Photo)
March 21, 2018 - 10:36 GMT
Israeli soldiers raided the Shufat refugee camp in occupied East Jerusalem before dawn, Wednesday, detaining 20 Palestinians
UN rights chief Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein (AFP/File Photo)
March 20, 2018 - 22:00 GMT
The United Nations has called on Ankara to end a state of emergency in place in the country since 2016, saying it has led to “massive and serious” rights violations in the southeastern Kurdish-majority areas.
Sixteen-year-old Ahed al-Tamimi stands for a hearing in the military court (AFP/File Photo)
March 20, 2018 - 13:22 GMT
Israel will conduct the trial of 16-year-old Ahed al-Tamimi behind closed doors “to avoid unwanted media attention”, Ahed’s father, Basem al-Tamimi, said Tuesday.
King Abdullah of Jordan (AFP/File Photo)
March 20, 2018 - 11:04 GMT
Their Majesties King Abdullah and Queen Rania, Monday, left Kingdom for an official visit to Holland at an invitation of King Willem-Alexander.
The White House  (AFP/File Photo)
March 20, 2018 - 10:26 GMT
The White House forcefully pushed back on Monday night against a fresh round of insults from Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas hurled at a senior member of the Trump administration, after remaining quiet for months through his attacks following their decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
US ambassador David Friedman visits the Western Wall in the old city of Jerusalem (AFP/File Photo)
March 20, 2018 - 09:20 GMT
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas called U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman “a son of a dog” on Monday, with Friedman responding with a question: “Antisemitism or political discourse? Not for me to judge, I will leave that up to you.”
Smoke billows following air strikes in Damascus (AFP/File Photo)
March 20, 2018 - 09:17 GMT
Washington is debating whether to strike militarily against Damascus following multiple reports it has used chemical weapons against civilians, according to U.S. officials.
Staffan de Mistura, United Nations’ special envoy to Syria (AFP/File Photo)
March 20, 2018 - 09:16 GMT
United Nations’ special envoy to Syria, Staffan de Mistura, said Syria was heading toward a catastrophic division and could see the return of ISIS if a peaceful settlement was not found, Saudi state-news channel Al-Ekhbariya reported.
Russia's deputy U.N. ambassador Vladimir Safronkov speaks during an United Nations Security Council (AFP/File Photo)
March 20, 2018 - 08:47 GMT
Russia on Monday blocked a meeting demanded by the U.N. Security Council on human rights violations in Syria.
Syrian children at the Azraq refugee camp in northern Jordan. (AFP/File Photo)
March 20, 2018 - 06:00 GMT
Jordan hosts 3.5 million refugees, constituting 15.6 per cent of the world’s refugee population, Planning and International Cooperation Minister Imad Fakhoury said.
Israeli Army officers have raided Aqraba village in West Bank where they took measurements of the home of a slain Palestinian, seemingly in preparation for the punitive demolition of the home. (AFP/ File Photo)
March 19, 2018 - 13:43 GMT
Israeli forces on Monday raided the home of 28-year-old Abd al-Rahman Bani Fadel, who was shot and killed on Sunday evening after he stabbed and killed an Israeli settler in the Old City of occupied East Jerusalem.
David Freidman, US Ambassador to Israel, has knocked the Palestinian Authority's silence after the 2 deadly attacks in Israel. (AFP/ File Photo)
March 19, 2018 - 13:32 GMT
“Tragedy in Israel. 2 young soldiers, Netanel Kahalani and Ziv Daos, murdered in the North, and father of 4, Adiel Kolman, murdered in Jerusalem, by Palestinian terrorists. Such brutality and no condemnation from the PA! I pray for the families and the wounded – so much sadness,”
Turkish-backed forces looting from shops inside Afrin (Rami Khoury/Al Bawaba/AFP)
March 19, 2018 - 13:17 GMT
Turkish Armed Forces and Turkish-backed militias cut off access to safe drinking water in Afrin and began looting shops inside the city.