Arab World

Several Problems Hinder Return of Syrian Refugees

Several Problems Hinder Return of Syrian Refugees

Up to 250,000 Syrian refugees could return to their devastated homeland in 2019, while many others face problems with documentation and property that the Damascus government must help resolve, the UN refugee agency UNHCR said on Tuesday. Some 5.6 million Syrian refugees remain in neighboring coun

Palestinian Authority Warns of Expansion of Israeli Settlement Movement in West Bank

Palestinian Authority Warns of Expansion of Israeli Settlement Movement in West Bank

The Palestinian Authority Foreign Ministry denounced on Monday the international community’s way of dealing with the crimes perpetrated by Israeli forces and settlers. “It is unacceptable for the international community to only issue condemnation statements, regardless how tough they are, to expr

Egypt: Army Warns of Manufacturing, Selling Outfits Similar to Military Uniform

The Egyptian army warned textile and clothing companies, factories and stores of importing, manufacturing or selling fabrics or outfits similar to police and military uniforms that could be used in terror activities. The army cautioned that such fabrics or clothing could be used by terrorist ele

Clashes in Ramallah between Palestinians, Israeli Army

Clashes in Ramallah between Palestinians, Israeli Army

Violent clashes broke out in Ramallah between the Israeli army and protesters who tried to prevent the forces from advancing in different areas after they stormed into the city wanting to confiscate camera recordings of several shops in search of gunmen who shot several Israelis near a settlement.

Hezbollah Turns Attention to Lebanese Affairs after Syria ‘Pause’

Hezbollah Turns Attention to Lebanese Affairs after Syria ‘Pause’

Hezbollah has been lately seeking to invest its alleged “victory” in Syria in Lebanon’s internal affairs, according to pro and anti-Hezbollah observers. Hezbollah, which has been backing the regime of Bashar Assad in Syria’s war, lately began to have a growing role in Lebanese political issues ma

Israeli PM: El Al Airlines to Fly over Oman, Sudan

Israeli PM: El Al Airlines to Fly over Oman, Sudan

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced on Monday that Oman has agreed to allow the Israeli civil aviation company El Al to overfly its airspace en route to Asia. Netanyahu’s announcement came during a conference gathering Israeli ambassadors abroad, in which he spoke about “the prosp

Israeli Officials Head to Moscow to Brief Russians on Hezbollah Tunnels

Israeli Officials Head to Moscow to Brief Russians on Hezbollah Tunnels

Senior Israeli military officers are set to travel to Russia to brief officials about an operation launched last week to "expose and thwart" Hezbollah tunnels along Israel's border with Lebanon. The Israeli military issued a statement Monday saying the officers would depart Tuesday "to provide an

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