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Middle East

Philippines’ Prez apologises for cursing Obama, calls Trump ‘good friend’

Duterte said his nation’s relationship with US has since improved under Trump, who he described as 'good friend' who 'speaks my language'.

03 Sep 2018 1:27 PM

After driving ban ends, Saudi women taste thrill of speed

At least 12 leading human rights activists, including eight women, have been arrested in Saudi Arabia since May, according to Amnesty International.

29 Aug 2018 12:09 AM

Saudi women now head to race tracks after driving ban ends

For Saudi women, such adrenaline rushes were unimaginable just weeks ago.

28 Aug 2018 1:58 PM

Iran, Syria sign deal for military cooperation: reports

US national security adviser John Bolton said last week that Iran should remove its forces from Syria.

27 Aug 2018 3:27 PM

2 dead, more than 200 Injured as 5.9 magnitude earthquake hits Iran

The shallow quake hit 26 kilometres (16 miles) southwest of the city of Javanrud in Kermanshah province, the US Geological Survey said.

26 Aug 2018 11:00 AM

Islamic State leader Baghdadi resurfaces, urges supporters to attack West

Baghdadi’s speech was mainly focused on decline of American influence around the world and claimed credit on behalf of the Islamic State.

23 Aug 2018 2:00 PM

Palestinian leaders reject Trump pledge to give them something ‘very good’

Trump's push for a Israeli-Palestinian peace deal was impossible without 'recognising east Jerusalem as capital of the Palestinian state'.

23 Aug 2018 12:57 PM

After Trump aide's warning, Iran threatens to hit US, Israel targets

US-Iranian war of words has escalated since Donald Trump withdrew Washington from the world powers' nuclear deal with Iran in May.

23 Aug 2018 11:36 AM

Israel approves more than 1,000 West Bank settler homes: NGO

Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman had pledged to build 400 new homes in the settlement in response to the stabbings.

23 Aug 2018 11:17 AM

ISIS chief Baghdadi urges Muslims to wage ‘jihad’ in purported new audio recording

It is the first purported recording of the ISIS leader to be released since September last year.

23 Aug 2018 10:03 AM