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Trump ‘to do everything’ for Middle East peace

Trump ‘to do everything’ for Middle East peace

Image copyright AFP Image caption Mr Trump said he looks forward to working with Israeli and Palestinian leaders for lasting peace US President Donald Trump has said he will “do everything” to help Israelis and Palestinians achieve peace. At talks with Mahmoud Abbas, he spoke of being gratified that the Palestinian leader had committed to […]

Bahrain protester ‘killed in raid on sit-in’ near Shia cleric’s home

Bahrain protester ‘killed in raid on sit-in’ near Shia cleric’s home

Image copyright AFP Image caption Last June, the authorities stripped Sheikh Isa Qassim of his Bahraini citizenship A protester has been killed in a raid by Bahraini police on a sit-in near the home of the Sunni-ruled kingdom’s most prominent Shia cleric, activists say. Witnesses said officers had opened fire as they moved into the […]

Trump ‘to do everything’ for Middle East peace

Trump ‘to do everything’ for Middle East peace

Image copyright AFP Image caption Mr Trump said he looks forward to working with Israeli and Palestinian leaders for lasting peace US President Donald Trump has said he will “do everything” to help Israelis and Palestinians achieve peace. At talks with Mahmoud Abbas, he spoke of being gratified that the Palestinian leader had committed to […]

Bahrain protester ‘killed in raid on sit-in’ near Shia cleric’s home

Bahrain protester ‘killed in raid on sit-in’ near Shia cleric’s home

Image copyright AFP Image caption Last June, the authorities stripped Sheikh Isa Qassim of his Bahraini citizenship A protester has been killed in a raid by Bahraini police on a sit-in near the home of the Sunni-ruled kingdom’s most prominent Shia cleric, activists say. Witnesses said officers had opened fire as they moved into the […]

Trump ‘to do everything’ for Middle East peace

Trump ‘to do everything’ for Middle East peace

Image copyright AFP Image caption Mr Trump said he looks forward to working with Israeli and Palestinian leaders for lasting peace US President Donald Trump has said he will “do everything” to help Israelis and Palestinians achieve peace. At talks with Mahmoud Abbas, he spoke of being gratified that the Palestinian leader had committed to […]

Bahrain protester ‘killed in raid on sit-in’ near Shia cleric’s home

Bahrain protester ‘killed in raid on sit-in’ near Shia cleric’s home

Image copyright AFP Image caption Last June, the authorities stripped Sheikh Isa Qassim of his Bahraini citizenship A protester has been killed in a raid by Bahraini police on a sit-in near the home of the Sunni-ruled kingdom’s most prominent Shia cleric, activists say. Witnesses said officers had opened fire as they moved into the […]

Trump ‘to do everything’ for Middle East peace

Trump ‘to do everything’ for Middle East peace

Image copyright AFP Image caption Mr Trump says he looks forward to working with Israeli and Palestinian leaders for lasting peace US President Donald Trump has said he will “do everything” to help Israelis and Palestinians achieve peace. At talks with Mahmoud Abbas, he spoke of being gratified that the Palestinian leader had committed to […]

Bahrain police ‘open fire on sit-in’ around Shia cleric’s home

Bahrain police ‘open fire on sit-in’ around Shia cleric’s home

Image copyright AFP Image caption Last June, the authorities stripped Sheikh Isa Qassim of his Bahraini citizenship Bahraini police have opened fire during a raid on a sit-in near the home of the Sunni-ruled Gulf kingdom’s most prominent Shia cleric, activists say. The UK-based Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy said one protester had been […]

US forces kill seven al-Qaeda militants in Yemen, says Pentagon

US forces kill seven al-Qaeda militants in Yemen, says Pentagon

US forces have carried out a raid on an al-Qaeda compound in Yemen, killing seven militants, the US military says. They were killed “through a combination of small arms fire and precision air strikes” in the Marib governorate, east of Sanaa, on Tuesday morning. The primary objective of the operation was to gather intelligence. The […]

Rouhani dismisses Trump comments

Rouhani dismisses Trump comments

Image copyright AFP Image caption Hassan Rouhani was speaking at his first news conference since his re-election on Friday Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has warned his US counterpart, Donald Trump, that regional stability cannot be achieved without Tehran’s help. Mr Trump began a trip to Israel on Monday by saying that it shared a “common […]

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