30 Palestinians injured by Israeli forces in Gaza – Middle East Monitor

30 Palestinians injured by Israeli forces in Gaza – Middle East Monitor

In a statement, the ministry said the protesters — whose names were not given — had been injured by live ammunition, Anadolu Agency reports. According to the ministry, two journalists and three paramedics were also injured when they were struck by teargas shells. Since Palestinians began holding almost-daily rallies along the buffer zone in March […]

Susan Pompeo's travels during shutdown anger some diplomats, sources say – CNN

Susan Pompeo's travels during shutdown anger some diplomats, sources say – CNN

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Don’t blame Obama for Middle East mess – Las Vegas Review-Journal

Don’t blame Obama for Middle East mess – Las Vegas Review-Journal

James Ford Las Vegas January 18, 2019 – 9:00 pm   When I read remarks such as Secretary of State Mike Pompeo criticizing ex-President Barack Obama for mishandling strategy in the Middle East, it brings to mind the actions of George H.W. Bush after we pushed Iraq out of Kuwait. When asked why he didn’t […]

Yemen's Houthis finance war with fuel from Iran: UN report – Middle East Eye

Yemen's Houthis finance war with fuel from Iran: UN report – Middle East Eye

Houthi rebels are fighting against Saudi-backed government forces in Yemen (Reuters/File photo) Fuel loaded at ports in Iran has generated revenue to finance Yemen’s Houthi rebels in their fight against the country’s Saudi-backed government, according to a report by a United Nations panel of experts seen by AFP. Citing an 85-page report sent to the […]

UN chief: Instruments at hand to probe Khashoggi murder – Middle East Monitor

UN chief: Instruments at hand to probe Khashoggi murder – Middle East Monitor

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres said Friday the Human Rights Council has the capacity to probe the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Anadolu Agency reports. “The Human Rights Council has the possibility to take decisions in relation to launching different forms of interaction,” Guterres said at a press conference at the UN headquarters in New […]

Vibrant Photos That Show What the Middle East Is Really Like – VICE

Vibrant Photos That Show What the Middle East Is Really Like – VICE

This article originally appeared on VICE Arabia. “If you asked me to describe the Middle East, I would say it’s a place full of warmth, culture, and love,” says photographer Ali Al-Shehabi. “Unfortunately, the western media chooses to portray the region using established stereotypes. For example, the image of Dubai is often of super cars, […]