'Yellow Vests' march in Paris as troops join police to prevent trouble

Sat, Mar. 23, 2019

French "yellow vest" demonstrators began their 19th consecutive weekend of protests against President Emmanuel Macron's government on Saturday.

Iraq: Recognizing Golan Heights as Israeli territory contradicts int’l law

Sat, Mar. 23, 2019

The US call to recognize the Syrian Golan Heights as an Israeli territory contradicts the international law, the Iraqi Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Saturday.

Iraqi PM arrives in Cairo to discuss regional issues with Sisi

Sat, Mar. 23, 2019

Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi arrive in Cairo Saturday as he is set to meet with President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi and Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly.

Lebanon's Berri tells Pompeo Hezbollah sanctions hurt Lebanon

Fri, Mar. 22, 2019

U.S. efforts to put pressure on the heavily armed, Iran-backed Hezbollah are high on the agenda for Pompeo as he meets Lebanese political leaders in a Middle East trip angled at promoting Washington's hard tack against Tehran.

Thousands of Algerians rally to demand Bouteflika quit

Fri, Mar. 22, 2019

The protests had been expected to swell further after Friday prayers, as has happened on the four previous Fridays during this wave of demonstrations that kicked off on Feb 22.

Egypt: Golan Heights are Syrian Occupied Lands

Fri, Mar. 22, 2019

President Trump said that the United Stated should change its strategy and recognize Israel’s sovereignty over Syrian Golan Heights, a move stirred the Arab and international community’s discontent.

Syria says Trump position on Golan ignores international law

Fri, Mar. 22, 2019

Syria says Trump position on Golan ignores international law.

Parliament discusses constitutional amendments

Thu, Mar. 21, 2019

As per the constitutional amendments, the presidential term would be extended for 6 years instead of 4 years and heads of the judicial bodies would be appointed by the president.