Middle East

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Abbas' Dilemma

Palestine's leader is caught between rock and hard place as Trump unveils Mideast plan

First coronavirus case confirmed in UAE

The United Arab Emirates announced its first case of the new coronavirus, in a family from Wuhan, in what is thought to be the first confirmed case in the Middle East. "The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention announced a …

Hamas chief rejects U.S. Mideast peace plan

Hamas movement chief Ismail Haniyeh called Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas ahead of the U.S. announcement of its Middle East peace plan. The sides stressed the importance of confronting the U.S Middle East …

Iran ready to thwart 'Deal of the Century'

Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi strongly rejected the U.S. Middle East peace plan as "disgraceful." In a statement released hours after U.S. President Donald Trump's …

NATO considering expansion into Middle East

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said that NATO expansion into the Middle East is being discussed by  NATO and its partners. "I believe there is a potential for NATO to do more. But, as I stated, …

Libya tired of war

Deputy head of the Council of the Russian Diplomats Association Andrei Baklanov, speaking with the correspondent of Vestnik Kavkaza, told about possible developments in Libya after signing a ceasefire deal and introducing a …

Pompeo discusses Iran with EU top official

U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo has held talks with EU High Representative and Vice President Josep Borrell, spokesperson Morgan Ortagus said. According to her, the sides …