Middle East News

Egypt says archeologists uncover 20 ancient coffins in LuxorEgypt's Antiquities Ministry says archeologists have uncovered at least 20 ancient wooden coffins in the southern city of Luxor
The Associated Press45 minutes ago
Russia's Putin seeks to enhance ties to US-allied UAERussian President Vladimir Putin is visiting the United Arab Emirates as part of a Mideast tour to enhance ties to US-allied nations
The Associated Press58 minutes ago
U.S. military spokesman says U.S. forces have left formerly Kurdish-held town of Manbij, in pullout from northeast SyriaU.S. military spokesman says U.S. forces have left formerly Kurdish-held town of Manbij, in pullout from northeast Syria
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Moscow says it won't allow Turkish, Syrian government forces to clash, underscoring de facto power broker role in Syria.Moscow says it won't allow Turkish, Syrian government forces to clash, underscoring de facto power broker role in Syria.
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Wildfires burn out of control in Lebanon and SyriaStrong fires spread in different parts of Lebanon forcing some residents to flee their homes in the middle of the night as the flames reached residential areas in villages south of Beirut
The Associated Press4 hours ago
The Islamic State group could get a new injection of life if conflict erupts between the Kurds and Turkey in northeast Syria as the U.S. pulls its troops back from the area.;
Money, hatred for the Kurds drives Turkey's Syrian fightersA desire for power, money and hatred for the Kurds drives Turkey's Syrian allies
The Associated Press5 hours ago
A giant banner shows a portrait of the jailed leader of the Kurdistan Workers' Party, or PKK, Abdullah Ocalan, center, with other portraits of killed Kurdish fighters, set at the border crossing between Iraq and Syria's Kurdish-held, in Semelka, northeast Syria, Monday Oct. 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
Foreigners exit northeastern Syria fearing government reachForeign aid workers and journalists pack the border crossing, looking to get out of northeast Syria and into Iraq, a sign of the sudden transformation sweeping the Kurdish-run region
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Egypt activist claims she was tortured, beaten after arrestAn Egyptian pro-democracy activist claims she was tortured and beaten after being arrested amid a sweeping government crackdown, a leading rights group said Monday
The Associated Press19 hours ago
People in Akcakale Sanliurfa province, southeastern Turkey, at the border with Syria, watch smoke billowing inside Syria, during bombardment by Turkish forces, Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019. Turkey's foreign minister says Turkish troops intend to move some 30 kilometers (19 miles) deep into northern Syria and that its operation will last until all "terrorists are neutralized," a reference to Syrian Kurdish fighters. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)
US pullout from Syria leaves a major prize for its foesThe U.S. decision to withdraw from northeastern Syria after paving the way for a Turkish invasion has placed the oil-rich region back in play, heralding a new phase in the long civil war in which America's enemies are set to make major gains
The Associated Press19 hours ago
The Independent High Electoral Commission announces the results of the presidential election in Tunisia, Monday, Oct. 14, 2019. Tunisia’s electoral body said official preliminary results show that conservative, Islamist-backed law professor Kais Saied has largely won the presidential election.  (AP Photo/Mosa'ab Elshamy)
Tunisia: Conservative law professor wins presidential raceTunisia's election commission says a preliminary count shows Islamist-backed law professor Kais Saied has won the country's presidential election by a significant margin
The Associated Press20 hours ago
Libyan officials: Airstrike kills 3 civilians in TripoliLibyan health authorities say an airstrike has slammed into a house in the capital, Tripoli, killing at least 3 people and wounding 2 others, including a child
The Associated Press20 hours ago
Sudan's government, rebels start peace talks in JubaSudan's new transitional government is meeting with rebel leaders to kick off peace talks aimed at ending the country's yearslong civil wars
The Associated Press21 hours ago
Russia's Putin visits Saudi Arabia on Mideast tripRussian President Vladimir Putin has landed in Saudi Arabia on a trip to the kingdom
The Associated Press23 hours ago
Iran's Guard says it detains Paris-based exiled journalistIran's paramilitary Revolutionary Guard says it has arrested an exiled journalist who helped fan the flames of nationwide economic protests that struck the country at the end of 2017
The Associated Press1 day ago
Tunisia: Knife attack kills French citizen, injures officerA French citizen has been killed in a knife attack that also injured a police officer near a northern Tunisia city
The Associated Press1 day ago
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