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Lebanon's Berri tells Pompeo Hezbollah sanctions hurt Lebanon

Lebanon's Berri tells Pompeo Hezbollah sanctions hurt Lebanon

Lebanon’s parliament speaker told visiting U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday that U.S. sanctions on the Hezbollah group were having a “negative impact on Lebanon and the Lebanese”. U.S. efforts to put pressure on the heavily armed, Iran-backed Hezbollah are high on the...

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Anger, grief sweep Iraq's Mosul as ferry disaster toll hits 100

Anger, grief sweep Iraq's Mosul as ferry disaster toll hits 100

The capsizing of a Tigris river ferry packed with Iraqi families celebrating Kurdish New Year in Mosul left at least 100 people dead, mostly women and children, the interior ministry said Friday, as grief and anger swept the Iraqi city. Residents of the northern city, scarred by years of...

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Erdogan says Trump's Golan Heights statement threatens new crisis

Erdogan says Trump's Golan Heights statement threatens new crisis

U.S. President Donald Trump's statement that it was time to recognize Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights has brought the region to the edge of a new crisis, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday. In a speech at a meeting of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation,...

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Palestinians in financial crisis after Israel, US moves

Palestinians in financial crisis after Israel, US moves

The Palestinian Authority faces a suffocating financial crisis after deep US aid cuts and an Israeli move to withhold tax transfers, sparking fears for the stability of the West Bank. The authority, headed by President Mahmud Abbas, announced a package of emergency measures on March 10,...

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