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Arab League calls for Palestinian state recognition

Arab League calls for Palestinian state recognition

Arab League Secretary-General Ahmed Aboul Gheit said that the practical response to the US decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel is to consolidate the recognition of the Palestinian state and expand its circle, calling on Washington to back down from this unjust, dangerous and irr

Fifth day of protests in Mideast over Trump’s move

Fifth day of protests in Mideast over Trump’s move

The Middle East saw a fifth day of protests yesterday over US President Donald Trump’s declaration of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, while further global condemnation followed the deeply controversial move.

Erdogan, Putin warn of further tension over US decision

Erdogan, Putin warn of further tension over US decision

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin warned yesterday that Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel risks escalating tension in an already tense region.

Palestinians miss major reconciliation deadline

Palestinians miss major reconciliation deadline

Palestinian factions Fatah and Hamas have missed a major deadline in their reconciliation bid by failing to transfer power in the Gaza Strip, with the rivals on Monday trading accusations of blame.

Istanbul massacre gunman refuses to testify as trial opens

Istanbul massacre gunman refuses to testify as trial opens

An Uzbek jihadist who confessed to killing 39 people at an Istanbul nightclub in a New Year gun attack refused to testify Monday on the first day of his trial as his wife denied any links to extremists.

Hezbollah's Nasrallah says group to focus on Israel

Hezbollah's Nasrallah says group to focus on Israel

The leader of Lebanon's Hezbollah group, Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah, said the group and its allies in the region would renew their focus on the Palestinian cause after what he called their victories elsewhere in the region.

UN seeks to resettle 1,300 refugees stranded in Libya

UN seeks to resettle 1,300 refugees stranded in Libya

The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) urged potential host countries on Monday to take in 1,300 vulnerable refugees currently in Libya, part of an international effort to tackle the migration crisis ...

US-backed Syrian forces, Iraqi army coordinate at border - SDF

US-backed Syrian forces, Iraqi army coordinate at border - SDF

US-backed militias in Syria said they have formed a joint military centre with the Iraqi army to protect their common border region after ousting Islamic State militants.

EU tells Netanyahu no support for Trump's Jerusalem move

EU tells Netanyahu no support for Trump's Jerusalem move

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday urged the European Union to follow US President Donald Trump's lead and recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital, but EU ministers shook their heads at Trump's move.

Anti-Trump protest flares in Lebanon

Anti-Trump protest flares in Lebanon

A Palestinian stabbed an Israeli security guard at Jerusalem’s main bus station yesterday, police said, and violence flared near the US embassy in Beirut over US President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

Implementation of decision will not be easy, says Erdogan

Implementation of decision will not be easy, says Erdogan

Decisions made at the approaching meeting of the Organisation of Islamic Co-operation (OIC) will show that US recognition of Jerusalem as the Israeli capital will not be easy to implement, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said yesterday.

Iraq holds military parade to celebrate victory over IS

Iraq holds military parade to celebrate victory over IS

Iraq’s armed forces held a military parade in Baghdad yesterday to celebrate the victory announced by Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi over the Islamic State group.

  • Magrib

    04:45 PM
  • FAJR

    04:46

  • Shruq

    06:10

  • Duhr

    11:28

  • Asr

    14:26

  • Maghrb

    16:45

  • Isha

    18:15

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