U.S. welcomes Saudi Arabia’s $100-million pledge for Syria’s reconstruction

Washington has welcomed Saudi Arabia’s pledged $100 million investment in Syria to reconstruct parts of the civil war-hit country freed from the Islamic State group (ISIS). “This significant contribution is critical to stabilization and early recovery efforts and comes at Read more

Abbas slams Trump’s likely peace plan excluding Jerusalem as ‘slap of the century’

The leader of the Palestinian Authority (PA) Sunday said US President Donald Trump’s peace plan to come but without Jerusalem as part of discussions is the ‘slap of the century’ adding that Palestinians will not take part in the talks. Read more

UNSC and Arab League Hold Emergency Meetings to discuss Jerusalem status

The UN Security Council (UNSC) will hold an emergency meeting Friday on the status of the city of Jerusalem at the request of eight states after President Trump Wednesday defied international warnings and declared the old city capital of Israel. Read more