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Turkey acquits Reporters Without Borders member – Middle East Monitor

Middleeastmonitor - 2019-07-18 16:53

KCK: All humanity should embrace the Rojava Revolution

ANF - 2019-07-18 12:53
"Rojava Revolution and the martyrs of North Syrian peoples will be the essence of the Middle East’s democratic revolution, and the Middle Eastern peoples’ struggle for a free and democratic existence will definitively succeed.” ...

Israel businessman working with army has his eye on Syria oil – Middle East Monitor

Middleeastmonitor - 2019-07-18 07:27

Norway arrests Iraqi Kurdish preacher | News , Middle East | THE DAILY STAR

Dailystar - 2019-07-18 03:17

Turkish diplomat, civilian shot dead in Iraqi Kurdish capital; gunman flees - Middle East News - Haaretz.com

Haaretz - 2019-07-17 17:05

ANALYSIS: Erdogan creates a new crisis in the Middle East - Israel National News

Israelnationalnews - 2019-07-17 16:09

Erdogan strikes defiant posture but crisis looms with US over Russian missile system | Thomas Seibert | MEO

Middle East Online - 2019-07-17 15:21

Iran tanker crisis: Syria sanctions are hurting the people, not Assad | Middle East Eye

Middleeasteye - 2019-07-16 14:49

Former Iraqi prime minister Abadi hints at comeback | News , Middle East | THE DAILY STAR

Dailystar - 2019-07-15 19:31

Regime risks ‘terribly costly’ victory in Idlib | News , Middle East | THE DAILY STAR

Dailystar - 2019-07-15 07:42

Iran launches drone and missile strikes on Kurdish positions in Iraq – Middle East Monitor

Middleeastmonitor - 2019-07-14 23:23

Palestinians were spared Turkey's rising anti-Arab hate. Until now - Middle East News - Haaretz.com

Haaretz - 2019-07-14 23:12

Turkey and Russian S400s: Erdogan just made a strategic blunder of epic proportions - Middle East News - Haaretz.com

Haaretz - 2019-07-14 17:16

Turkey receives first Russian missiles, sparking NATO concern | MEO

Middle East Online - 2019-07-14 10:46

Air strikes on Syrian rebel enclave intensify says human rights monitor - Middle East - Jerusalem Post

Jpost - 2019-07-13 12:59

Turkey could begin new military operation in Syria after receiving S-400 missile system – Middle East Monitor

Middleeastmonitor - 2019-07-12 20:19

New Kurdish PM says priority is stronger Baghdad ties | MEO

Middle East Online - 2019-07-11 21:30

Iraqi Kurdish government sworn in under son of former president | Middle East Eye

Middleeasteye - 2019-07-11 21:30

New Kurdish PM says priority is stronger Baghdad ties, rather than independence – Middle East Monitor

Middleeastmonitor - 2019-07-11 21:30

The waiting game for S-400s to arrive in Turkey - Middle East - Jerusalem Post

Jpost - 2019-07-10 23:55

Turkey: Top election body to investigate over 41,000 voters – Middle East Monitor

Middleeastmonitor - 2019-07-10 19:48

Three Iranian IRGC members killed in northwest Iran - Middle East - Jerusalem Post

Jpost - 2019-07-10 15:48

In “victory” for Trump admin, France and UK to send more soldiers to Syri - Middle East - Jerusalem Post

Jpost - 2019-07-10 15:32

Middle East Allies Are Wrong to Bet on Trump – Atlantic Sentinel

Atlanticsentinel - 2019-07-10 08:49

Refugee stranded for weeks at Turkish airport fears 'imminent deportation': Amnesty | Middle East Eye

Middleeasteye - 2019-07-10 01:25

PKK: Comrade Helmet’s goals will be fulfilled

ANF - 2019-07-09 13:38
PKK: This vile massacre will be held to account, our valiant martyrs will be avenged, the martyr of the Democratic Middle East and Free Kurdistan against isolation and fascism Comrade Helmet’s goals will be fulfilled. ...

Erdogan criticised over silence on Uighurs during China visit | Middle East Eye

Middleeasteye - 2019-07-09 02:16

In battle for Tripoli, Turkey has billions at stake | News , Middle East | THE DAILY STAR

Dailystar - 2019-07-09 02:16

Turkish Islamic theologian lashes out at homosexuals and CSD as 'heresy' - Middle East - Jerusalem Post

Jpost - 2019-07-07 18:36

The Middle East’s dangerous sideshows risk an uncontrolled escalation - The National

Thenational - 2019-07-07 09:51

Who will help the Kurdish people carve out their own state in the turmoil-ridden Middle East? - The Sunday Guardian Live

Sundayguardianlive - 2019-07-07 09:01

What are Turkey’s options in Syria? | Middle East Eye

Middleeasteye - 2019-07-05 14:31

‘Erdogan is not invincible’ - Middle East - Jerusalem Post

Jpost - 2019-07-05 12:44

Turkey accuses ‘Washington Post’ of “terrorist propaganda” - Middle East - Jerusalem Post

Jpost - 2019-07-05 02:30

The Mideast's Stonewall? From Iraq to Morocco, the fight for LGBTQ rights rages on - Middle East News - Haaretz.com

Haaretz - 2019-07-04 12:51

Turkey to send delegation to China to observe treatment of Uighurs | Middle East Eye

Middleeasteye - 2019-07-04 12:51

Beaten and shot: Turkish journalists in the crosshairs | News , Middle East | THE DAILY STAR

Dailystar - 2019-07-04 00:39

Russia urges West against ‘double standards’ in Syria – Middle East Monitor

Middleeastmonitor - 2019-07-03 22:38

Syrian refugees in Turkey: What you need to know | Middle East Eye

Middleeasteye - 2019-07-03 19:35

In Iraq and Syria, Turkey Faces New Challenges :: Middle East Forum

Meforum - 2019-07-03 11:27

As Turks clash with Syrians, a dangerous spark is lit in Istanbul | Middle East Eye

Middleeasteye - 2019-07-03 01:58

Why couldn't Erdogan's populist politics win Istanbul? | Middle East Eye

Middleeasteye - 2019-07-03 00:03

Turkey's Erdogan says 'never possible' to consider U.S. plan for Middle East: NTV

Yahoo - 2019-07-02 21:39

US Scholars: ‘An American attack on Iran would be an unmitigated disaster for the US, Iran, and the world’

Green Left Weekly - 2019-07-02 21:27
We, the undersigned scholars of the Middle East and North Africa and broader Muslim world, call on President Trump immediately to pull back from the brink of a war with the Islamic Republic of Iran. It is clear to us that the human, diplomatic, legal, po ...

Haftar vows attacks on Turkish assets in Libya after military setback | Middle East Eye

Middleeasteye - 2019-07-02 11:11

Northern Cyprus says 'Russian-made missile' suspected of hitting its territory | Middle East Eye

Middleeasteye - 2019-07-02 02:18

US Airstrike Targets al-Qaeda in Syria

BAS News - 2019-07-01 15:49
ERBIL — The United States said on Sunday its warplanes in the Middle East targeted a military training facility belonging to al-Qaeda in Syria’s northwestern province of Aleppo. “U.S. Forces conducted a strike against al-Qaida in Syria (AQ-S) leadership ...

Turkey says its soldier killed by Assad forces in Syria’s Idlib | Middle East Eye

Middleeasteye - 2019-06-30 23:34

British woman who fought ISIS to be featured in documentary - Middle East - Jerusalem Post

Jpost - 2019-06-30 16:43

Four ODTÜ students arrested

ANF - 2019-06-30 14:39
Shortly before the Graduation Ceremony at the Middle East Technical University in Ankara, four students were arrested in a raid in dormitories. ...

The Middle East’s new hegemons deserve Trump

Rûdaw - 2019-06-30 10:25
Liberals have been critical of Trump’s Middle East policy – for the wrong reasons ...

Ancient palace discovered Iraqi reservoir made possible by drought - Middle East - Jerusalem Post

Jpost - 2019-06-30 06:10

Suspected Palestinian spy found dead in Turkish prison - Middle East - Jerusalem Post

Jpost - 2019-06-30 00:18

In Iraq and Syria, Turkey faces new challenges - Middle East - Jerusalem Post

Jpost - 2019-06-29 20:50

Mines in tanker attacks off UAE from Iran: US, Middle East News & Top Stories - The Straits Times

Straitstimes - 2019-06-28 20:03

Warplanes strike targets in Iraq, 19 militants 'neutralized': Turkey | News , Middle East | THE DAILY STAR

Dailystar - 2019-06-28 18:31

Iraq Kurdish region gets new president, opposition boycotts - Middle East News - Haaretz.com

Haaretz - 2019-06-28 18:21

Hunting Zarqawi: Defeating Terrorist Groups and the Future of ISIS

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2019-06-28 02:16
On this week’s Middle East Brief, Aaron speaks with Nada Bakos, about her book, The Targeter, and what lessons can […] ...

Protesters storm Bahrain embassy in Baghdad

Rûdaw - 2019-06-28 01:57
It follows a US-backed Middle East peace conference hosted by Bahrain ...

Baghdad: Demonstrators Raid Bahraini Embassy over Middle East Conference

BAS News - 2019-06-27 23:23
ERBIL - Protesters on Thursday evening raided the Bahraini Embassy in Baghdad to protest a US-led peace conference aimed to secure the Israeli-Palestinian conflict which was hosted by Bahrain. The demonstrators were carrying the Palestinian flags, while ...

The Last Truly Underdeveloped Oil Frontier In The Middle East | OilPrice.com

Oilprice - 2019-06-27 09:51

ACLED Regional Overview – Middle East (26 June 2019) - Yemen | ReliefWeb

Reliefweb - 2019-06-26 21:52

Turkey court lifts house arrest on US consulate staffer | MEO

Middle East Online - 2019-06-26 17:42

Mystery fires in Iraq kill dream of food self-sufficiency | Nazli Tarzi | MEO

Middle East Online - 2019-06-26 12:45

Bahrain's king meets Kushner at Middle East peace workshop

Yahoo - 2019-06-26 10:35

The Last Truly Underdeveloped Oil Frontier In The Middle East

Yahoo - 2019-06-26 07:46

U.S. launches economic formula for Middle East peace, Palestinians unhappy

Gulan Media - 2019-06-26 01:52

Istanbul votes once again in key mayoral election re-run | Middle East Eye

Middleeasteye - 2019-06-25 11:04

Memories of Yazidis and Lalish on World Refugee Day :: Middle East Forum

Meforum - 2019-06-25 09:58

UN rights chief raises concern at Idlib situation – Middle East Monitor

Middleeastmonitor - 2019-06-25 03:32

Declassified: The Sino-Russian Masterplan To End U.S. Dominance In Middle East

Yahoo - 2019-06-24 22:30

HDP rebuffs PKK leader's neutrality call over Istanbul election | Middle East Eye

Middleeasteye - 2019-06-24 14:27

Pompeo on urgent MidEast consultation tour against Iran

Waar Media - 2019-06-24 11:52
WAAR_DUHOK U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday he is leaving for Middle East to meet allies in the region to form a “global coalition” against Iran. Pompeo’s visit comes only days after U.S. and Iran came to the brink of war last week after I ...

Haviland Smith: The challenges of the Middle East - VTDigger

Vtdigger - 2019-06-24 02:24

Is Saudi Visit to Eastern Syria Prelude to Greater U.S., Saudi Role? :: Middle East Forum

Meforum - 2019-06-24 02:14

Istanbul election important if its legacy is a trend - analysis - Middle East - Jerusalem Post

Jpost - 2019-06-24 01:23

UK Middle East envoy gets tough reception in Tehran amid Gulf tensions

Rûdaw - 2019-06-23 16:34
"Britain has a very negative perception in the minds of people of Iran" ...

US unveils economic portion of Middle East peace plan

Waar Media - 2019-06-23 14:00
WAAR_DUHOK The White House on Saturday unveiled the economic portion of its Middle East peace plan, calling for $50 billion dollars in investments for Palestine and neighboring Arab states. The plan, which has been long-promised and faced a number of del ...

Sudan Crisis: Difficulties Of Seeking Democracy In The Middle East And North Africa – OpEd – Eurasia Review

Eurasiareview - 2019-06-22 20:00

British Minister to Visit Tehran Amid Iran-US Tensions

BAS News - 2019-06-22 14:22
ERBIL — UK Minister of State for the Middle East and International Development, Andrew Murrison, will visit Tehran on Sunday amid heightening tensions between Iran and US. The Foreign Office said Murrison will conduct “frank and constructive” talks with ...

Trump, Saudi prince discuss Iran ‘escalatory behavior’

Waar Media - 2019-06-22 14:20
WAAR_DUHOK U.S. President Donald Trump spoke Friday with Saudi Crown Prince Mohamed bin Salman to discuss Iran’s “escalatory behavior.” In addition, the leaders “discussed Saudi Arabia’s critical role in ensuring stability in the Middle East and in the g ...

US warmongering as Trump plays with fire in the Middle East

Marxist - 2019-06-22 06:14

US is ‘disturbing peace and quiet of Middle East,’ Erdogan says | The Independent

Independent - 2019-06-22 02:50

Turkey's Erdogan struggles to court Kurds in battle for Istanbul - Middle East News - Haaretz.com

Haaretz - 2019-06-22 00:30

Eastern Syria tribes refuse to cooperate with Saudi, Kurdish separatist plans – Middle East Monitor

Middleeastmonitor - 2019-06-21 01:07

Kurdish militant leader tells Kurds to stay neutral in Istanbul election – Middle East Monitor

Middleeastmonitor - 2019-06-21 00:07

One Turkish soldier killed in Syria, military retaliates - Middle East News - Haaretz.com

Haaretz - 2019-06-20 19:11

Germany, which armed Saddam Hussein, says Kurdish state would harm peace - Middle East - Jerusalem Post

Jpost - 2019-06-20 19:07

Could the United States Leave the Middle East by 2031? - A Reply to Anand Toprani on U.S. Strategy in the Persian Gulf | Small Wars Journal

Smallwarsjournal - 2019-06-20 11:15

US Envoy for Iran Heads to Middle East

BAS News - 2019-06-20 02:24
ERBIL - US Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook has been scheduled to travel to the Middle East on Wednesday to discuss "Iran's regional aggression," with officials in Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Oman, Kuwait and Bahrain. The State Depa ...

New US Deployment to Middle East to Include Patriot Missiles

BAS News - 2019-06-20 01:08
ERBIL - The expected new US deployment of forces to the Middle East will include a Patriot Missile battalion, drones and manned surveillance aircraft, the Pentagon said on Wednesday. Earlier the week on Monday, acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan r ...

Morsi and the Middle East: In death the symbol of division - analysis - Middle East - Jerusalem Post

Jpost - 2019-06-20 01:07

US sends more forces to Middle East, amid tensions with Iran

Kurdistan24 - 2019-06-19 23:27

Turkey holds its breath: Is Erdogan about to lose, again? - Middle East News - Haaretz.com

Haaretz - 2019-06-19 16:02

U.S. sanctions are limiting Iran’s ability to fund Hezbollah – report - Middle East - Jerusalem Post

Jpost - 2019-06-19 12:27

Jailed pro-Kurdish leader Demirtas throws weight behind opposition Istanbul candidate | Middle East Eye

Middleeasteye - 2019-06-19 06:10

Civilians in Syria′s Idlib caught between front lines | Middle East| News and analysis of events in the Arab world | DW | 17.06.2019

DW - 2019-06-18 11:46

US to send 1,000 additional troops to Middle East

Waar Media - 2019-06-18 11:28
WAAR_DUHOK The U.S. will send 1,000 additional troops to the Middle East for “defensive purposes,” acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said Monday. The decision came in response to a request from the U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) and with the advi ...

US to Deploy 1,000 More Troops to the Middle East: Pentagon

BAS News - 2019-06-18 10:06
ERBIL — Washington will send 1,000 more soldiers to the Middle East amid increasing tensions with Iran in the Gulf, said Acting US Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan. The announcement came after two oil tankers were attacked last Thursday in the Gulf of ...

Declassified: The Sino-Russian Masterplan To End U.S. Dominance In Middle East | OilPrice.com

Oilprice - 2019-06-18 06:21

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