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Israel could ‘destroy Syrian air-defence’, Russia looking away

Tensions escalated between Israel and Syria when Israeli jets fired two missiles from Lebanese airspace towards the outskirts of the Syrian capital, Damascus. Syria...

‘Turkey biggest loser’ as post-IS Syria and Iraq appears on horizon

While the battles in Syria seem far from over, the international community is already concerned with post-conflict planning and Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has,...

UN head forced to resign over Israel apartheid report

UN Under-Secretary General Rima Khalaf resigned after pressure from the UN to withdraw a report accusing Israel of imposing an apartheid regime on Palestinians.UN’s...

Israel imposes apartheid regime on Palestinians: UN report

A United Nations (UN) agency published a report on Wednesday stating that Israel has imposed a system of apartheid in order to maintain racial domination...

Syrian tribal leaders backed by Turkey, Qatar, Saudi Arabia found new army

Around 50 Syrian Arab tribal leaders gathered in Turkey's southeastern city of Sanliurfa in order to found the “Army of Al-Jazeera and Euphrates” which will...

Iran and Israel accuse each other of being behind Syria war

The chairman of Iran's parliament, Ali Larijani, has accused Israel of being behind the war in Syria, several days after Israeli Prime Minister made...

Turkey and Middle East in focus at Geneva Film Festival

The 15th Geneva International Film Festival and Forum on Human Rights opened on Friday.Sponsored by several organisations, the festival committee aims to draw attention...

Syria’s Kurds have ended up at the heart of Middle Eastern geopolitics – here’s...

By Clemens Hoffmann, University of Stirling; Can Cemgil, Istanbul Bilgi University, and Kamran Matin, University of SussexThe Trump administration’s plans for the war against the...

What’s holding Arab women back from achieving equality?

By Lina Abirafeh, Lebanese American UniversityNo country in the world has achieved full gender equality, but the Arab region – a diverse grouping of 22...

Turkey and Israel not in contradiction on Syria, says Tel Aviv

Turkey and Israel are not in contradiction with each other on the issue of Syria, Israeli Foreign Ministry spokesperson Emmanuel Nahshon said yesterday, while...

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