JERUSALEM (AFP) – An Israeli city often confused with its famous neighbour Nazareth, where Christians believe Jesus was raised, has changed its name in the…View More Israeli city Nazareth Illit changes name to cut Jesus link, avoid confusion
NEW YORK – Seated on the floor of a villa in north-east Teheran around a tablecloth spread with platters of saffron chicken and rice with…View More With a feast and a prayer, Iranian force exults in downing of US drone
Scrambling to extend a reprieve in the Iran crisis on Saturday after President Trump’s aborted military strike, Britain, France and other European countries reached out…View More Europe Seeks to Defuse Iran Crisis as Trump Says Military Option Still On
A number of airlines are cancelling flights or re-routing them away from Iran after a US drone was shot down in the Strait of Hormuz.…View More Airlines re-route flights after Iran drone incident
A US naval reconnaissance drone was downed by Iranian missiles. President Donald Trump says he ordered – and then aborted – a retaliatory attack, changing…View More What would a US-Iran conflict look like?
In tape obtained by Washington Post, secretary of state says US’s Israel-Palestine peace plan may not ‘gain traction’. The top diplomat of the United States…View More Pompeo questions reception of US plan 'loved only by Israelis'
Iran says it does not want war but reserves the right to take all appropriate measures against any hostile act. Iran’s Ambassador to the United…View More US drone shot down: Iran protests over 'provocative act'
The UN has partially suspended aid to parts of Yemen controlled by Houthi rebels, accusing them of misappropriating supplies. The World Food Programme (WFP) described…View More UN partially suspends food aid in Yemen
Tankers blazing in the Gulf. American warships answering distress calls. Bellicose rhetoric sparking fears of a wider conflict. We’ve been here before: 28 years ago,…View More Gulf crisis: Are we heading for a new tanker war?
Leaders from Muslim countries call US decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital ‘illegal and irresponsible’. Political leaders and heads of state from Islamic nations…View More Mecca summit supports Palestinians, backs Saudis in Iran standoff