Middle East News

Sudan activists call for protest to disband old ruling partySudanese activists are calling for mass protests in the capital, Khartoum, and elsewhere across the country to demand the disbanding of former President Omar al-Bashir's National Congress Party
The Associated Press8 minutes ago
US Defense Secretary says troops to stay near Syria's eastern oilfields during US pullout which will take weeksUS Defense Secretary says troops to stay near Syria's eastern oilfields during US pullout which will take weeks
The Associated Press32 minutes ago
Lebanon's government scrambles to respond to mass protestsProtesters have closed major roads around Lebanon ahead of a Cabinet meeting that is scheduled to discuss a rescue plan for the country's crumbling economy
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Residents of a Kurdish-dominated city in northeastern Syria pelt US troops with potatoes as they drive through.Residents of a Kurdish-dominated city in northeastern Syria pelt US troops with potatoes as they drive through.
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Iran sends US list of names for proposed prisoner swapIran's foreign ministry says it is seeking a prisoner swap with the United States and other Western nations, having already sent a list of names Tehran is demanding
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Lebanese revolt against their leaders in rare sign of unityHundreds of thousands of Lebanese have thronged to public squares in Beirut and other parts of the tiny Arab country in a rare show of unity against their traditional leaders
The Associated Press15 hours ago
A spokesman for Kurdish-led forces says they have completed evacuation from besieged Syrian border townA spokesman for Kurdish-led forces says they have completed evacuation from besieged Syrian border town
The Associated Press20 hours ago
Pelosi in Jordan for 'vital discussions' amid Syria crisisHouse Speaker Nancy Pelosi and a bipartisan delegation of American lawmakers has visited Jordan to discuss "the deepening crisis" in Syria
The Associated Press22 hours ago
Libya coast guard intercepts dozens of Europe-bound migrantsLibya's coast guard says it has intercepted dozens Europe-bound migrants off the country's Mediterranean coast
The Associated Press23 hours ago
Anti-government protesters shout slogans against the Lebanese government during a protest in Beirut, Lebanon, Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019. The blaze of protests was unleashed a day earlier when the government announced a slate of new proposed taxes, including a $6 monthly fee for using Whatsapp voice calls. The measures set a spark to long-smoldering anger against top leaders from the president and prime minister to the numerous factional figures many blame for decades of corruption and mismanagement. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
Lebanon's Nasrallah says he's against government resignationLebanon's influential Hezbollah leader says he doesn't support the government's resignation amid nationwide protests over a deepening economic crisis
The Associated Press1 day ago
The Latest: Lebanon party pulls out of embattled governmentA Lebanese Christian leader has asked his four Cabinet ministers in to resign amid nationwide protests against the country's political elite
The Associated Press1 day ago
Egypt: 4 killed when shells hit 2 houses in north SinaiEgyptian security officials and medics say shells hit two houses in the restive northern Sinai Peninsula, killing at least four civilians including a child
The Associated Press1 day ago
Syria's Kurds say they'll withdraw from an area of the border with Turkey after evacuation of besieged town is completeSyria's Kurds say they'll withdraw from an area of the border with Turkey after evacuation of besieged town is complete
The Associated Press1 day ago
Egypt reveals details of 30 ancient coffins found in LuxorAn Egyptian antiquities official says archaeologists have uncovered 30 ancient wooden coffins in the southern city of Luxor
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Israelis rally in support of woman imprisoned in RussiaAbout 200 Israelis are demonstrating in Tel Aviv in solidarity with an Israeli woman imprisoned in Russia on drug charges
The Associated Press1 day ago
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