UK's Prince William to meet Netanyahu, Abbas on landmark Middle East trip

UK's Prince William to meet Netanyahu, Abbas on landmark Middle East trip

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Prince William will meet Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas when he makes a landmark trip to the region later this month, his office said on Monday. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prince William leaves the Lindo Wing of St Mary’s Hospital after his wife Catherine, the Duchess of […]

Egypt prosecutor accuses 28 of forming group to topple government

Egypt prosecutor accuses 28 of forming group to topple government

Sisi voting in March, after which Egypt intensified crackdown on dissent (AFP/file photo) Egypt’s public prosecutor said on Sunday it has referred 28 people to criminal trial on charges of forming a group to topple the current government. Egyptian public prosecutor Nabil Sadek referred the 28 accused to an urgent national security criminal court, but […]

Yemen rebel fire kills three civilians in Saudi, coalition says

Yemen rebel fire kills three civilians in Saudi, coalition says

Houthi rebels in Yemen fired a “projectile” at the southwestern Saudi province of Jizan, killing three civilians on Saturday, the Saudi-led coalition said. “The terrorist Iranian-Houthi militia has targeted civilians with a projectile” killing three in Jazan, coalition spokesman Colonel Turki al-Maliki said. Malki, quoted by the official Saudi Press Agency, did not identify the […]

Anthony Bourdain shone a different light on the Middle East

Anthony Bourdain shone a different light on the Middle East

After his death was announced on Friday, many commentators have noted Bourdain’s ability to tell broader stories about a country’s history and culture through the lens of its food. More often than not, people of the countries that were the subject of his films would remark on the insight he conveyed to the rest of […]

Report: Kushner reproached Kuwait over pro-Palestinian proposal at UNSC

Report: Kushner reproached Kuwait over pro-Palestinian proposal at UNSC

US President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and advisor Jared Kushner has had “a very brief and stormy meeting” with Kuwait Ambassador to America, Sheikh Salem Abdullah Al Sabah, during which he conveyed the US administration’s annoyance with Kuwait’s position at the United Nations Security Council on the crisis in the occupied Palestinian territories”, Al-Rai newspaper reported […]

Is the Arab Spring still alive in Jordan?

Is the Arab Spring still alive in Jordan?

The voices from Jordan should make everyone sit up and listen. “We the people are the source of authority and we want to reclaim our ability to make change in the presence of weak institutions like the parliament or political parties,” said Hala Ahed, a lawyer. Or Deema Kharabsheh, who had been demonstrating outside the […]

Tunisia Islamists reiterate call for dialogue between partners

Tunisia Islamists reiterate call for dialogue between partners

The Tunisian Ennahda Movement has stressed the importance of government stability and well-functioning state institutions and administration and reiterated its call for the recommencement of dialogue between political and social partners. Ennahda stressed in a statement today “the country’s urgent need to launch economic and social reforms in order to boost economic growth, internal and […]