Syria: 2017 Begins with Fragile Ceasefire Agreement

The latest ceasefire that began just before the end of 2016 remains fragile after coming into effect on Friday. Rebel groups warned that they would sideline it if the pro-Assad forces continue with their military activities. The agreement, brokered by Read more

Iran: GCC can count on UK as anti-Iran threat ally, PM May

Speaking at the 37th Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Summit, British Prime Minister Theresa May assured the Gulf States that the United Kingdom is “fully committed” to the strategic partnership between them. She stated that she is “clear-eyed about the threat” Read more

Yemen: Morocco Condemns Houthi Truce Violation

In solidarity with Saudi Arabia, Morocco strongly condemned the violations by the Houthi rebels in Yemen of the truce that entered on November 19. The Houthi rebels continued to fire missiles on the borders with Saudi Arabia after the announcement Read more

Saudi Arabia Suspends Oil Shipments to Egypt Indefinitely

Egyptian authorities on Monday said Saudi Arabia has indefinitely halted shipments of oil products that were part of a $23-billion aid deal with the North African nation. According to Egyptian Oil Ministry spokesman Hamdi Abdel-Aziz, Saudi Arabia’s Aramco, the world’s Read more

Iran Taunts US at 4 November 37th Anniversary Celebrations

Thousands of Iranians assembled at the building that used to be the US Embassy in Tehran to celebrate the 37th anniversary of the militant students storming of the building and taking 52 Americans hostage for 444 days following Washington’s rejection Read more

Sahara: Moroccan Armed Forces Foil Algeria-Sponsored Provocation by Polisario Militias

Moroccan Royal Armed Forces have thwarted an incursion on the Moroccan territory by a group of the Polisario militias, aided by some Algerian soldiers, reports say. The Polisario militias, assisted by six Algerian soldiers among whom a top officer, were Read more