Middle East

A Houthi rebel fighter fires in the air during a gathering aimed at mobilizing more fighters for the Houthi movement, in Sanaa,…
A UN resolution, adopted in 2015, bans the supply of weapons to Houthi rebels in Yemen 
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Thu, 12/12/2019 - 18:59
Posters of Anti-government protesters who have been killed in demonstrations are displayed in Tahrir Square during ongoing…
Meanwhile, violence resumed in central Baghdad as 31 protesters were wounded when security forces fired tear gas to disperse them from Wathba square, a central plaza in the capital, security and health officials said
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Thu, 12/12/2019 - 11:17
This handout photo released on December 7, 2019 by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) shows Joint Terrorism Task Force…
The Pentagon has stopped operational training of all Saudi military students in the U.S. after last week's deadly shooting by a Saudi military officer at a U.S. Naval base in Florida.
Blue and White party leader Benny Gantz, center, stands during a Knesset session in Jerusalem, Dec. 11, 2019.
New election comes as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faces a series of corruption charges and after two largest parties failed to reach agreement to join forces
Linda Gradstein
Thu, 12/12/2019 - 09:26
Saudi stock market officials watch the market screen displaying Saudi Arabia's state-owned oil company Aramco after the debut of Aramco's initial public offering (IPO) on the Riyadh's stock market in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Dec. 11, 2019.
Shares jumped in trading to reach up to 38.60 Saudi riyals, or $10.29 before noon, three hours before trading closes
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Thu, 12/12/2019 - 05:05
U.S. Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook speaks to VOA Persian at the State Department, Nov. 18, 2019.
Top US special envoy for Iran recalled 'emotional moment' witnessing the release of Chinese American Xiyue Wang
Nike Ching
Thu, 12/12/2019 - 01:52
US Hopes Iran Prisoner Exchange Leads to Broader Dialogue
Top US envoy for Iran recalled “emotional moment” witnessing release of Chinese American Prisoner

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