The Pentagon’s reduction of US troops and military hardware in the Middle East shows a reorientation of the Biden administration’s priorities in the region.
Iran's president-elect Ebrahim Raisi says he has no plans to meet with US President Joe Biden, while calling on regional rival Saudi Arabia to halt its intervention in Yemen immediately.
Washington’s attempts to maintain clout against China and Al Qaeda through the UAE is self-defeating and threatens regional stability.
Saudi authorities said last year that they would stop sentencing to death people who committed crimes while minors, who would instead serve up to 10 years in juvenile detention, and would apply this retroactively.
Fishermen say they recovered 25 bodies after the boat they were travelling on capsized in the waters of the Ras al Ara area in southern province of Lahij.
Only people aged between 18 and 65 who have been vaccinated will be able to take part in this year's Hajj, which will begin in mid-July, state-run Saudi Press Agency announced on Saturday.
Kingdom scraps part of a law to make it legal for single, divorced and widowed women to live alone without needing permission from their family without fear of their decision being contested.
The Arab world’s poorest country has been in the midst of a perpetual humanitarian disaster for years but the situation can get even worse.
Information minister has written in a Twitter post that the Houthis fired two ballistic missiles and two armed drones and had hit a mosque, a commercial centre and a women's correctional facility as well as ambulances rushing to the scene.
If the government stops subsidising many essentials, Lebanon will head towards a new crisis. Could this new low be the spark for a revolution that ushers in a new political system?
Led by a young generation of Palestinians, millions across the Middle East have condemned Israel and opposed its apartheid policies.
Lebanon needs financial support from the Arab world, particularly the rich Gulf states, but its continuous political instability has become a hindrance in the way of a bailout.
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