Middle East

FILE - Members of UAE-backed southern Yemeni separatists forces are seen together with their supporters as they march.
Yemeni officials: Government forces rout separatists from previously divided provincial capital in south
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Fri, 08/23/2019 - 08:01
Plumes of smoke rise after an explosion at a military base southwest of Baghdad, Iraq, Aug. 12, 2019
Confirmation comes as Israeli Prime Minister is strongly hinting that his country is behind recent airstrikes that have hit bases and munitions depot belonging to Iran-backed paramilitary forces operating in Iraq
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Fri, 08/23/2019 - 07:02
TOPSHOT - Syrian civilians flee on August 22, 2019 a conflict zone in Syria's rebel-held northwestern region of Idlib, where government bombardment has killed hundreds since late April, near Maar Shurin on the outskirts of Maaret al-Numan. Damascus…
Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says there are no civilians left in specified area of Idlib province; most have left because of constant shelling by regime forces 
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Thu, 08/22/2019 - 19:29
Members of the Syrian Civil Defense (White Helmets) search for victims amidst the rubble of a building that collapsed during reported airstrikes by pro-regime forces in the village of Beinin in the northern Idlib province,  Aug. 20, 2019.
Syrian authorities opened Thursday a “humanitarian corridor” so civilians from a besieged, rebel-held area in the north of Hama province can leave and move to parts of the country controlled by the government, the Foreign Ministry said
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Thu, 08/22/2019 - 09:53
The domestically built mobile missile system Bavar-373 is displayed on the National Defense Industry Day in Tehran, Iran, Aug. 22, 2019.
Domestically built mobile surface-to-air system unveiled on country's National Defense Industry Day and at a time of rising tension between Tehran and Washington
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Thu, 08/22/2019 - 08:27
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivers his speech during meeting with businessmen in Kyiv, Ukraine, Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)
Benjamin Netanyahu is ignoring condemnations from Jewish critics who accuse Donald Trump of voicing long-standing anti-Semitic tropes 
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Wed, 08/21/2019 - 17:34
FILE - Moaz Ali Mohammed, a two-year-old Yemeni boy from an impoverished family in the Bani Amer region, who suffers from acute malnutrition, is bathed by his mother outside their house in the Aslam district in the northern Hajjah province, July 28, 2019.
The UN's humanitarian operations in Yemen face harmful cuts as some major donors, including Saudi Arabia and the UAE, are slow to make good on pledges
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Wed, 08/21/2019 - 17:01