Reports emerged in the media that several civilians had been killed in an operation by US Navy Seals in Yemen.
The situation in the tiny Persian Gulf state of Bahrain is getting tense as protests grow over the house arrest of senior Shia cleric Sheikh Isa Qassim.
China’s anti-espionage agencies have killed or imprisoned up to 20 sources for CIA agents of the United States operating in China.
Six years into the deadly conflict in Syria, prospects for a comprehensive peace remain bleak as the West and some of its regional allies continue harboring and supporting terrorist groups in the country.
Iran’s incumbent President Hassan Rouhani has clinched presidency for a second straight term by securing more than 57 percent of the votes.
The US has imposed sanctions on Venezuela’s chief judge and seven other members of its supreme court to punish the country for annulling the opposition-led congress.
Donald Trump, President of the United States of America is to show the world his true colors by visiting Saudi Arabia to meet the imposed royal family, and host of leaders from the Persian Gulf Arab states.
Reports have emerged in media that show the situation is tense in Saudi Arabia’s Shia dominated province of Qatif.
The newly elected, inaugurated and Pro-European President of France, Emanuel Macron made his first official visit as President to Germany.
US President Donald Trump is facing a major test as he will soon have to decide about America’s future course in Middle East wars.
Reports coming out of Yemen show that Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates are divided over the impoverished country on which they have waged a deadly war.
The very words used by Norway’s largest union on the Israeli regime's hideous treatment of Palestinians is true to the heart.
Clashes between anti-government protesters and security forces have left dozens of demonstrators dead in the past weeks.
For a country that waltz’s around the world claiming to be democratic and concerned about human rights, highly condemning those whom it picks and chooses, Britain has shown its true hypocrisy.
Iran’s defense minister warned the Saudis that any military action against Iran would lead to the destruction of almost all of the kingdom.
Centrist politician Emanuel Macron becomes France’s youngest leader by clinching victory over his far right rival Marine Le Pen.
Those who call the US hypocritical would be grateful to US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson for exposing what they see as Washington’s true face regarding human rights and democracy.
At a time when new world powers are beginning to emerge in the global arena, the EU has taken its first step in many years to challenge the status quo of the world order as shaped by US hegemony.
Trump has issued an executive order which will make it easier for churches to engage in politics.
Thousands of people in Aden have come out in a show of support for a governor who has been fired by Yemen's former President Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi.
The two finalists of the French presidential election met on Wednesday evening for the final televised debate before Sunday’s vote.
Hamas unveils a new policy document accepting the establishment of a Palestinian state in territories occupied by Israel in the 1967 war and afterwards.
The US has provided arms and intelligence to militants fighting against the Ansarullah fighters. This has put the US on the same side with al-Qaeda.
Europeans have been frequent visitors to Tehran since last year, when the nuclear deal took effect, despite US efforts to hinder business with Iran.
Back to square one! That would be the impression of anyone witnessing the return of US-led foreign troops in increments to Afghanistan amid a resurging Taliban militancy.
Bahrain has become one of the Middle East’s most repressive states, say an annual report by Freedom House.
Saudi Arabia has been pounding Yemen since 2015 over claims that such aggression is part of the monarchy’s pursuit of vital national security objectives.
The United States’ double standards in dealing with terrorism are once again under the microscope following the recent visit by America’s defense chief to Qatar.
A development has put the spotlight on Saudi Arabia: Riyadh's election to the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women.
Relations between the US and Russia have been described as being at all-time low frequently since Washington launched a missile strike on Syria last month.
The ongoing protests in Venezuela have put the country on the verge of a real crisis.
Tensions over North Korea’s missile program remained high over the past few days. Some fear that the United States is already preparing for a war with Pyongyang.
North Korea put its military might on show after the US threatens to take unilateral military action against the Asian state.
Following last weeks unprecedented marathon debate, a week has passed following a period of reflection for the French voters and candidates alike.
Israel continues its repressive methods to silence Palestinians who have been fighting for their land against Israeli occupation and struggling to make their voice heard worldwide.
When the Cold War ended, the world changed from a bipolar world order to one of a hegemonic one.
Further headaches for US President Donald Trump and his team; the scandal surrounding alleged links between Trump’s administration and Russia has taken on new dimensions.
Israel has approved the building of the first West bank settlement in 20 years.
In an age where the political pendulum in France is swinging from right to left faster than one keep up with, it leaves the observer hypnotized as to what might happen next.
AIPAC is seen by many as the symbol of America’s full support for a regime which is undeniably a pariah for all nations.
It is coming up to 60 years since the creation of the EU, which was based on the desire to create peace and stability.
Fresh indications have emerged that foreign players are already deepening their involvement in the Syrian conflict.
Reports say Israel has recently launched drone raids on Syria, which is at war with a wide range of terror groups.
Israel’s recent airstrikes in Syria were the latest in a large number of similar attacks which began shortly after the conflict began in the Arab country.
A United Nations agency has come down heavily on Israel, condemning it for imposing an apartheid regime against Palestinians as a whole.
The Dutch went to the polls on Wednesday at a time that the country’s political landscape has never been so fractured as it is at the current juncture.
The Roman Catholic Church has been rocked by revelations of widespread sexual abuse of children and women by priests.
The Korean Peninsula and the South China Sea are slowly seeing diplomacy slipping out of favor in return for hard power.
Every March, university students and lectures in universities across Europe and the United States hold rallies to highlight the atrocities committed by Israel against Palestinians.
Opinion polls show that Geert Wilders, the anti-Islam leader of the Dutch Party for Freedom or PVV, has a high chance to win the election.
The Northern Irish Assembly in Stormont called snap elections following the collapse of the last government.
They have been portrayed as rescue workers but many of the videos that they have made of themselves paint them as heroes of the war.
The very origins of the word democracy from ancient Greek, Demos Kratos, literally means 'people power.'
There are growing signs that Afghanistan is getting closer to its powerful neighbor China militarily, economically and politically.
Tehran responds to anti-Iran remarks by senior Israeli and Saudi officials at the Munich Security Conference.
UN has stopped using the word transition as the aim of the upcoming peace talks in Geneva.
The White House has been plagued by controversies since Republican President Donald Trump took office on January 20.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan started a tour to the Persian Gulf countries this week, starting with Bahrain.
Saudi Crown Prince Muhammad bin Nayef has been awarded the George Tenet medal for his efforts to fight terrorism.
Horrific details of fresh abuses against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar have shocked the world.
Donald Trump’s comments in a controversial interview are the latest “un-presidential” remarks by the new commander-in-chief when asked about Russian president's so-called killings.
In December 2015, US President Donald Trump called for a complete shutdown of the entry of Muslims to the country.
Chaotic scenes erupt in Romania as hundreds of thousands of protesters demonstrate against government plans to decriminalize certain graft offences.
US President Donald Trump has signed an executive order aimed at constructing a wall on the border with Mexico.
In June 2016, the US state of Florida averted what could potentially become a disaster in the US history by the skin of its teeth.
After the inauguration of the US President, far-right groups in Europe proclaim a beginning of a political surprise in Europe.
Malaysia has hosted a special meeting to discuss the plight of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar’s Rakhine state.
US President-elect Donald Trump shows no signs of withdrawing from his stance to improve ties with Russia.
In their latest meeting with Trump, US intelligence officials informed the president-elect that Russia has what they called compromising information on him.
According to new figures, the US dropped nearly three bombs every hour, 24 hours a day, in 2016.
Tensions are escalating in Ivory Coast, where a mutiny launched by army officers has spread to several cities across the African country.
There have been speculations lately about the poor health condition of the longest-reigning British monarch.
The US military had a busy year in the Middle East. But it’s now emerged that Africa has turned into one of the hot spots for the US military.
US President Barack Obama last week announced a new set of sanctions
As 2016 comes to an end, several top stories are expected to stretch into next year or even years to come.
There have recently been reports that Bahrain, along with a number of other Persian Gulf Arab states, is covertly seeking to normalize ties with Israel.
One hundred anti-Semitic incidents reportedly occurred in the US during the 10 days following the country's presidential election.
The foreign ministers of Russia, Iran, and Turkey met in Moscow to discuss the road ahead in Syria. An important party that was not invited was the United States.
A new report has hit headlines, unveiling US military’s agenda to increase cross border operations this time in Africa.
Britain is continuing to sell arms to what have been described as the rogue regimes of the Middle East.
The militants had no choice but to acquiesce to the deal after their heavy defeat in the battle for Aleppo.
Less than six weeks left to the inauguration of the new US president, the country's military is preparing to take a more aggressive approach in the fight against militant groups.
Several days ago, Khalifa Haftar, the military commander of the Libyan government based in the country's east, met Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov for talks.
Boris Johnson once again has proved his unwavering support for the Saudi war on Yemen, saying " a threshold has not been crossed” by Riyadh.
Only months after Britain voted to leave the European Union, concerns over the potential economic backlash from the move are already emerging.
The European Union has unveiled plans for a big rise in military spending.
Tensions between Turkey and the EU are on the rise. The escalation comes amid rising fears that the deal between Turkey and the bloc to contain the flow of refugees.
Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi surprised many, particularly in the Arab world, when he voiced his support for the Syrian government.
US President-elect Donald Trump is believed to have something up his sleeve for a change in US foreign policy on Syria.
New signs have emerged of what Syria and even Western observers have time and again called as a scenario to partition the country into several statelets.
Muslims on Sunday marked Arba’een. Millions gathered in the holy city of Karbala to mourn the 40th day after the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussein (PBUH).