Close to Euphrates river in Iraq's restive Anbar province, Al Qaim crossing faces Al BuKamal in Syria's vast eastern region of Deir Ezzor and was recaptured from Daesh in November 2017.
The murder of Jamal Khashoggi continues to leave its mark on global affairs.
The Israeli right led by Benjamin Netanyahu is having to grab increasingly more land from neighbours in order to shore up support at home.
Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa appears to have made it his mission to say anything to hurt Iran while whitewashing Bahrain’s internal problems.
The sentiment that there is a 'united Islamic front' standing up for the welfare of Muslims needs to be retired - nothing could be further from the truth.
The latest heatwave demonstrates that climate change is a transnational threat that requires transcontinental cooperation.
Current tensions within NATO need to be overcome in order to deal with the looming threat of climate insecurity
A two-day international conference will be held in Bahrain, where the first part of Washington's long-delayed broader political blueprint to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict will be unveiled.
After the United States accused Iran of carrying out the attacks and Tehran rejected the accusations, the UN chief suggested that an independent entity could step in to verify the facts.
The origins of the attacks in the Gulf of Oman remain a mystery, but the message behind the attack is as clear as day.
Baghdad is attempting to maintain strong diplomatic relations with both the US and Iran as the two rival nations ramp up tensions in the region.
Saudi Arabia may finally be realising that its marginalisation of Qatar has only strengthened Iran.
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