Thu, 29 Oct, 2020
Mohammed bin Salman has targeted his uncle and his cousin out of fear they might prevent him from succeeding his elderly father as king
Mon, 09 Mar, 2020
The European Union has rejected US President Donald Trump's proposal for securing peace in the Middle East and expressed concern about Israel's plans to annex more Palestinian land.
Tue, 04 Feb, 2020
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said the Government is “very much concerned” about any escalation of tensions in the Middle East, but stopped short of condemning the US attack on Iran.
Mon, 06 Jan, 2020
Whether four oil tankers in the Gulf were attacked by Iran or whether the incident was orchestrated by the US, both should desist for the sake of peace, says John Andrews.
Thu, 27 Jun, 2019
A third young Palestinian has died as tens of thousands of protesters gathered near the Israeli border to mark the first anniversary of weekly demos in the Gaza Strip.
Sat, 30 Mar, 2019
Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu has used a prime-time address to again dismiss a series of corruption allegations against him.
Mon, 07 Jan, 2019
The US withdrawal from Syria is being ordered unilaterally by a president who clearly has no idea what he is doing, writes Christopher R Hill.
Tue, 01 Jan, 2019
Kerry's new Kingdom.
Thu, 15 Nov, 2018
Today is Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement for Jewish people. It is 45 years since the war which bore its name.
Wed, 19 Sep, 2018
Looking back on events 25 years ago, when the Oslo Accords were struck on the White House lawn, it is hard to avoid a painful memory.
Mon, 17 Sep, 2018
While the Israeli army has been shooting Palestinian protestors over the last seven weeks, living conditions in Gaza have become desperate, says Galen Guengerich.
Sat, 19 May, 2018
The Tánaiste Simon Coveney says cutting diplomatic ties with Israel would not be helpful for Palestinians or Israelis.
Wed, 16 May, 2018
The US president has been dismissive of decades of Western alliance and his ‘America Alone’ attitude is dangerous and destabilising, says John Lloyd.
On any given day, Yemen, Syria, Hezbollah, Iran, Iraq, Turkey, the Kurds, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Israel, and the US are involved in armed conflicts in the Middle East, writes Carlos Pascual
Wed, 02 May, 2018
An Israeli Cabinet minister has said his country's dramatic seizure of what it purports to be Iran's nuclear programme archive could help deter the Islamic Republic from trying to strike Israel.
Tue, 01 May, 2018
Thousands of Palestinians have staged a mass protest along Gaza's sealed border with Israel, some burning large Israeli flags and torching tyres while soldiers fired tear gas and live bullets.
Fri, 13 Apr, 2018
A fire has broken out at storage facilities for the World Food Programme in the Red Sea port city of Hodeida in Yemen.
Sat, 31 Mar, 2018
In recent years, the middle has become less stable, less predictable, and more elusive, writes Mohamed A El-Erian.
Wed, 28 Mar, 2018
Two lions rescued from neglected zoos in war zones in Iraq and Syria have been transported to South Africa to recover from physical and psychological trauma at a big cat sanctuary.
Mon, 26 Feb, 2018
An Israeli minister has said that by striking key Iranian sites in Syria it sent a clear message that it will not tolerate an Iranian military foothold on its doorstep.
Sun, 11 Feb, 2018
Two British extremists believed to have been members of Islamic State's brutal executions group dubbed "The Beatles" have reportedly been captured.
Thu, 08 Feb, 2018
Jordan’s king has appealed to US Vice President Mike Pence to "rebuild trust and confidence" in the possibility of a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Sun, 21 Jan, 2018
The Foreign Affairs Minister will visit Israel and Palestine over the next two days, where he will meet with senior representatives.
Tue, 09 Jan, 2018
Israel’s transport minister is pushing ahead with a plan to dig a railway tunnel under Jerusalem’s Old City, which will end at the Western Wall with a station named after US President Donald Trump.
Wed, 27 Dec, 2017
Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas will no longer accept any US plans for peace in the Middle East because of the Trump administration's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
Fri, 22 Dec, 2017
Australia has announced an end to its airstrike operations against the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria.
The Palestinian president has warned that US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital would jeopardise the White House's nascent Mideast peace efforts.
Mon, 04 Dec, 2017
Tue, 28 Nov, 2017
Donald Trump has said a peace deal between the Israelis and Palestinians may be the toughest he has ever tried to negotiate - but the US president reckons he has a "pretty good shot" at achieving it.
Wed, 20 Sep, 2017
All players in the Middle East must value diplomacy not conflict, writes Jeffrey D Sachs
Wed, 02 Aug, 2017
Israeli security forces have shot dead a Palestinian assailant behind a pair of recent shooting attacks.
Sun, 16 Jul, 2017
Mr Trump is leaving for his first foreign trip, to the Middle East.
Fri, 19 May, 2017
President Donald Trump has expressed optimism for resumed peace talks between the Palestinians and Israel.
Wed, 03 May, 2017
A group calling itself TheShadowBrokers has published documents suggesting that the US National Security Agency has burrowed deep into the Middle East's financial network.
Fri, 14 Apr, 2017
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's security cabinet has approved Israel's first new settlement in two decades to compensate for the demolition of a settler outpost.
Fri, 31 Mar, 2017
An Israeli military court has convicted a soldier of manslaughter over the fatal shooting of an incapacitated Palestinian attacker.
Wed, 04 Jan, 2017
Muslim refugees in Europe and the US, and the fear there of Islamist extremism, are bringing the old debate about faith and society to the fore, says Tarek Osman.
Thu, 29 Dec, 2016
After this, we’d sure enjoy seeing them team up as a two-man full-forward line…
Fri, 18 Nov, 2016
“Tear gas has been used, live bullets, stun bombs, there have been incursions and arrests, people have been shot, houses ransacked. We are scared of Israeli soldiers, we want it to stop.”
Wed, 26 Oct, 2016
The Stormont Executive is to engage with airline bosses in the Middle East with the aim of securing a direct air link between the region and the North.
Tue, 11 Oct, 2016
Shimon Peres' condition has deteriorated two weeks after he suffered a major stroke, a person close to the former Israeli president said.
Tue, 27 Sep, 2016
Israeli troops have accidentally shot and killed a fellow soldier as they tried to thwart a Palestinian stabbing attack at a busy West Bank junction, the military said.
Wed, 24 Feb, 2016
A gunman has opened fire at a bar in central Tel Aviv, wounding several people.
Fri, 01 Jan, 2016
Ireland's early population may have come to the country from as far away as the Middle East and Eurasia, a genetic study has found.
Mon, 28 Dec, 2015
A Palestinian man has been shot dead by security forcesafter he stabbed a police officer in Jerusalem.
Sun, 29 Nov, 2015
Israel's government has banned an Islamist party, saying it has been inciting violence among Israeli Arabs over the past two months.
Tue, 17 Nov, 2015
Israel will suspend a series of ongoing meetings with the European Union to protest against the EU’s decision to begin labelling exports from West Bank settlements.
Wed, 11 Nov, 2015
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