Israel police detain 8 anti-Arab extremists

 Israel police rounded up eight Jewish extremists from a racist anti-Arab organisation overnight, a spokeswoman said early Sunday, in the second such swoop targeting the group within a week. 

Anti-Arab activists admit to Jerusalem school attack

Israeli security agency Shin Bet has said that the three Jewish suspects arrested for setting fire to a Hebrew-Arabic bilingual school in Jerusalem are members of an extremist anti-assimilation group known as Lehava.

Lebanese superstar Sabah dies
Lebanese superstar Sabah dies

Lebanese singer/actress Sabah has died. She was 87.

78 new settler homes approved for east Jerusalem: Municipality

The Jerusalem municipality said it approved on Wednesday the construction of 78 new homes for Jewish settlers in two neighbourhoods of occupied Arab east Jerusalem.

Saudi king urges Egypt backing for Doha return to Arab fold

Saudi King Abdullah urged Egypt on Wednesday to support Qatar`s return to the Arab fold, days after Gulf states resolved a diplomatic spat over Doha`s alleged support for the Muslim Brotherhood.

Benjamin Netanyahu says Israel will not tolerate anti-national activities

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday Israel would not tolerate rallies in Arab townships in which protesters publicly call for the nation`s destruction, threatening to use force against lawbreakers.

UN Security Council slaps sanctions on Yemen ex-president Saleh

The UN Security Council on Friday imposed sanctions on Yemen`s former president Ali Abdullah Saleh and two allied rebel commanders for threatening peace in the impoverished Arab country.

UAE launches project to send unmanned probe to Mars

Oil-rich United Arab Emirates on on Monday launched a project that aims to send the first Arab unmanned probe to Mars by 2021.

Islamic State drags Obama back into Mideast quagmire

American-led and Arab-backed air strikes carrying the fight against Islamic State from Iraq into Syria have dragged Washington into a new Middle East war - exactly the kind of conflict Barack Obama spent his presidency trying to avoid.

Youth arrests fan anger in Arab east Jerusalem

Palestinian teenagers taunt riot police at a barricade in east Jerusalem, just moments after stun grenades fired by Israeli security forces send stone-throwing youths scattering.

UN nuclear assembly rejects Arab bid to pressure Israel

Member states of the UN nuclear agency on Thursday rejected an Arab resolution targeting Israel over its assumed atomic arsenal, in a diplomatic victory for the Jewish state and Western countries opposing the initiative.

US probes casualties, touts Arab role in Syria strikes

The Pentagon said Thursday it will investigate reports that civilians were killed in US-led air strikes in Syria this week but insisted the raids were carried out with precision.

Obama thanks Arab nations for joining Syria strikes

President Barack Obama met Arab leaders in New York on Tuesday to thank them for joining a coalition aimed at "rolling back" the threat of violent extremists.

US and Arab allies strike ISIS targets in Syria

The United States and its Arab allies bombed Syria for the first time on Tuesday, killing scores of Islamic State fighters and members of a separate al Qaeda-linked group, opening a new front against militants by joining Syria`s three-year-old civil war.

Arab ``trespasser`` arrested in Lebanon

The Lebanese Army arrested an Arab citizen from Israel who had cut through the border`s barbed wire fence to cross into the country.

Libya okay with Arab, UN forces helping restore order: PM Modi

Libya does not oppose the idea of having Arab, African or UN forces in the country to help the authorities take control over the situation, Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thinni has said.

Arab foreign ministers to meet Monday on Gaza: Diplomat

Arab foreign ministers are to meet in Cairo on Monday to discuss the escalating conflict between Hamas militants in Gaza and Israel which has already killed more than 120 Palestinians, a diplomat said.

Russia rejects rampant terrorism in Arab region

Russia has rejected the unabated terrorism existing the Arab region, as the country`s visiting Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said here Saturday that his country will not stand idly toward the rampant terrorism in the region.

Iran denies sending troops to Iraq

Iran has not sent military forces to Iraq, Iran`s foreign ministry spokeswoman Marzieh Afkham said Wednesday, denying the presence of any Iranian military officials in the crisis-torn Arab state.