Hundreds of Iranian troops have arrived in Syria to join a major ground offensive on behalf of President Bashar al-Assad's government, Lebanese sources said on Thursday, a further step in the rapid internationalisation of a civil war in whic
Saudi Arabia has defended its efforts to aid Syrians fleeing the conflict in their country, following criticism that Gulf countries were not taking in any refugees since the crisis broke out four years ago.
The kingdom has been on
Conflicts across the Mena are preventing more than 13 million children from attending school, leaving their hopes and futures shattered, the United Nations Children's Fund said in a report issued on Thursday.
The Unicef report
Bahrain is waging a war against terrorists and those who aid and abet them, the Premier warned yesterday (August 30). Chairing a high-level security meeting at Gudaibya Palace, he was briefed about measures taken by security agencies to confro
A marked escalation in Syria's conflict including intensified fighting near Damascus this month could be a sign the warring sides are trying to strengthen their bargaining positions in case a flurry of diplomacy leads to negotiations.
The tide of Yemen's messy war has unexpectedly turned, handing a morale boost and possibly decisive military momentum to Gulf Arab-backed forces bent on ending the ascendancy of the Houthis, a powerful militia they see as a puppet of Iran.
The number of Syrians who have fled abroad since the outbreak of civil war in their country has risen to more than four million, the largest number from any crisis in almost 25 years, the United Nations said Thursday.
A recent wav
Kuwait's interior minister said the Gulf country was at war with Islamist militants and would strike out at cells believed to be on its soil.
The ultra-radical Islamic State group claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing o
Bahrain is setting out major plans to combat human trafficking.
Legal measures are underway to bolster Bahrain’s efforts to combat the scourge, it was revealed, said a report in the Gulf Daily News (GDN), our sister
An expert has warned about the damaging effect of regional wars on the development of young Arabs, with 60 per cent of the Arab population aged under 25.
He has predicted that violence, gender inequality and poverty will only incr