Middle East

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Gary Lineker's tweet received a decidedly mixed response

Gary Lineker receives torrent of abuse from Israelis after sharing pro-Palestinian 'caged children' video

Gary Lineker receives torrent of abuse from Israelis over pro-Palestinian video

Match of the Day star wades into Israel-Palestine debate - and gets plenty of criticism for doing so

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Israel's capital: 'Donald Trump has lit a match and thrown it onto cloth doused in petrol', says Mike Graham

Jerusalem: 'Donald Trump has lit a match and thrown it onto cloth doused in petrol', says Mike Graham

Trump has lit a match and thrown it on cloth doused in petrol, says Mike Graham

Mike Graham says it seems as if Donald Trump has disturbed the relative peace there was in Israel and Palestine

Friday, December 1, 2017

Friday, December 1, 2017

Theresa May doesn't set target for increasing female Cabinet ministers

Theresa May refuses to set gender diversity timetable for Cabinet

Theresa May refuses to set gender diversity timetable for Cabinet

The Prime Minister didn't commit to a timetable on her visit to the Middle East

Monday, November 13, 2017

Monday, November 13, 2017

'Jaw-droppingly shocking' Prince Charles letter on 'foreign European Jews' discovered

'Jaw-droppingly shocking' Prince Charles letter on 'foreign European Jews' discovered

'Shocking' Prince Charles letter on 'foreign European Jews' discovered

The letter was written in 1986 following his trip to Saudi Arabia with Princess Diana

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Student claims he forgot about terrorism manual stored under his bed

Student claims he forgot about terrorism manual stored under his bed

Student claims he forgot about terrorism manual stored under his bed

A partial copy of The Anarchist Cookbook, which includes details about creating military-grade explosives, was found in his room during a police search

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Arthur Balfour's declaration remains his most infamous political act

The Balfour Declaration: 100 years on from history's most catastrophic fudge

The Balfour Declaration: 100 years on from history's most catastrophic fudge

As we near the hundredth anniversary of the Balfour declaration, historian Bernard Regan relates the story of this disastrous policy

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Terror groups 'gain funds by using slaves to recruit abusers and rapists'

Isis and other terror groups 'using slaves to recruit abusers and rapists'

Isis and other terror groups 'using slaves to recruit abusers and rapists'

Research shows the practice is commonplace in groups like Isis and this takes place in the Middle East and Africa

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

'Saudi monarchy will face protest from religious authorities over reforms', says research fellow Tom Wilson

'Saudi monarchy will face clash with Islamic leaders over driving ban u-turn'

'Saudi monarchy will face clash with Islamic authorities over driving ban u-tu

Tom Wilson, a research fellow at The Henry Jackson Society, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the news that women will now be allowed to drive in Saudi Arabia

Friday, August 18, 2017

Friday, August 18, 2017

Barcelona: 'Terrorism is the new normal and will increase as Isis diminishes in Middle East'

Barcelona: 'Terrorism is the new normal and will increase as Isis diminishes in Middle East'

'Terrorism is new normal and will increase as Isis diminishes in Middle East'

Security expert Will Geddes says the Government needs to come up with decisive action against terrorism

Monday, July 17, 2017

Monday, July 17, 2017

US report claims United Arab Emirates government placed false story which started Gulf crisis by hacking Qatari government news websites

US report claims UAE government started Qatar crisis with fake news

US report claims UAE government started Qatar crisis with fake news

The Washington Post has claimed a false news story created by the UAE on a government website created the current diplomatic crisis

Thursday, July 6, 2017

Thursday, July 6, 2017

First all-female racing team created in the West Bank

All-female Palestinian racing team wows audiences in the West Bank

All-female Palestinian racing team wows audiences in the West Bank

The Speed Sisters compete against male racing drivers and often compete for a title or bragging rights

American craft store Hobby Lobby ordered to forfeit thousands of ancient Iraqi artifacts

American craft store Hobby Lobby ordered to forfeit thousands of ancient Iraqi artefacts

American craft store ordered to forfeit thousands of ancient Iraqi artefacts

Federal prosectors say the artifacts were smuggled in from the Middle East and were intentionally mislabelled

Chilcot: 'The Iraq war was really about tying British foreign policy to George Bush', says Stop the War Coalition

Chilcot: 'The Iraq war was really about tying British foreign policy to George Bush', says Stop the War Coalition

'The Iraq war was really about tying British foreign policy to George Bush'

Founder member of the Stop the War Coalition Chris Nineham says protestors were right about George Bush not caring about liberal values around the word

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

James Whale: 'Everybody in this country that does nothing to help those in the Middle East stinks'

James Whale: 'Anyone in this country who does nothing to help those in the Middle East stinks'

James Whale: 'We should be ashamed for not helping those in the Middle East'

James Whale says we must take responsibility for the war in the Middle East because we interfered in those countries and made the situation worse

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Thursday, June 22, 2017

United States calls for Gulf countries to iron out grievances with Qatar

United States calls for Gulf states to iron out grievances with Qatar

United States calls for Gulf states to iron out grievances with Qatar

Five countries in the Persian Gulf have cut ties with Doha over allegations it is bolstering instability in the region

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Iran summons Swiss charge d'affaires to protest Rex Tillerson's statements

Iran summons Swiss charge d'affaires to protest Rex Tillerson's statements

Iran summons Swiss charge d'affaires to protest Rex Tillerson's statements

The US Secretary of State made clear US policy in relation to Iran was to 'reduce its hegemony' over the Middle East

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Thursday, June 15, 2017

US completes billion-dollar deal with Qatar, despite previous terror criticism form Donald Trump

US inks billion-dollar arms deal with Qatar despite Trump terror claims

US inks billion-dollar arms deal with Qatar despite Trump terror claims

Qatar has bought a number of F-15 fighter jets from the US in a $12 billion (£9.4 billion) deal

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Bahrain bans social media sympathy for Qatar in diplomatic row

Bahrain bans social media sympathy for Qatar in diplomatic row

Bahrain bans social media sympathy for Qatar in diplomatic row

The United Arab Emirates took the same step on Wednesday

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

United Arab Emirates warns of prison sentences if people support Qatar on social media

United Arab Emirates warns of prison sentences if people support Qatar on social media

UAE warns of prison sentences if people support Qatar on social media

The United Arab Emirates has cut ties with Qatar in an escalating diplomatic crisis

Monday, June 5, 2017

Monday, June 5, 2017

"Tickets should be easy to get, right" - Twitter users react to Qatar row after countries cut ties, speculating about the 2022 World Cup

Fifa urged to strip Qatar of 2022 World Cup after Isis terror claims

Fifa urged to strip Qatar of 2022 World Cup after Isis terror claims

The competition was awarded to Qatar amid huge controversy in 2010, and the Twitterati are now urging football's governing body to reverse its decision

Five Middle East countries cut diplomatic ties with Qatar over allegations of destabilising the region

Arab states sever diplomatic ties with Qatar over Isis terror claims

Arab states sever diplomatic ties with Qatar over Isis terror claims

They have accused the nation of backing militant groups like Isis, which it has denied by saying the claim has 'no basis in fact'

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Ramadan 'bomb violence with mercy' video goes viral

Kuwaiti anti-terror advert goes viral ahead of Ramadan attack

Kuwaiti anti-terror advert goes viral ahead of Ramadan attack

The advert was launched by the Kuwati telecom company Zain

Sunday, May 21, 2017

Sunday, May 21, 2017

One of the men, Hisham A, is seen during the trial

Three sentenced to death for killing Hamas leader Mazen Faqha

Three sentenced to death for killing Hamas leader

Faqha was murdered in his home on March 24

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Downing Street confirms laptop ban on flights from six countries in Middle East and North Africa

Downing Street confirms laptop ban on flights from six countries in Middle East and North Africa

Downing Street confirms laptop ban on flights from six countries

The move comes after America implemented a similar policy via Donald Trump's executive order on Tuesday

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Trump administration bans eight Muslim-majority countries from bringing electronic devices in carry-on bags for US-bound flights

Trump bans electronic devices on flights from eight Muslim-majority countries

Trump bans electronic devices on flights from eight Muslim-majority countries

The ban prevents carrying anything larger than a mobile phone in carry-on luggage from eight countries in North Africa and the Middle East

Monday, February 20, 2017

Monday, February 20, 2017

'Tony Blair should be behind bars for the war he caused,' says George Galloway

'Tony Blair should be behind bars for the war he caused,' says George Galloway

'Tony Blair should be behind bars for the war he caused,' says George Galloway

Tony Blair made a speech on Brexit and called on the public to "rise up" and change their minds about Brexit, but Galloway believes his past should already have stopped him in his tracks

Monday, February 13, 2017

Monday, February 13, 2017

Boris Johnson to send £700 million to support British allies against Russia

Boris Johnson 'to plough £700 million into forces fighting Isis and Putin'

Boris Johnson 'to plough £700 million into forces fighting Isis and Putin'

The Foreign Secretary is to set money aside to support Ukraine and the Baltic states against perceived hostility by Vladimir Putin

Friday, February 10, 2017

Friday, February 10, 2017

Israeli settlers are seen clashing with security forces

How to legalise land theft, Israel-style: vote for a bill and call it ‘regularisation’

Israel's new settler law is nothing more than a land thief's charter

Israel has showed it doesn't even listen to its friend. Now is the time for action

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Jewish students believe there has been a rise in anti-semitism on student campuses over recent months

Jewish students furious at Zionist slur during London university debate

Jewish students furious at Zionist slur during London university debate

Jewish students' union claims Zionist comment received thunderous applause during debate at SOAS student union

Thursday, December 29, 2016

Thursday, December 29, 2016

'There won't be peace in the Middle East and what Britain does is irrelevant', says George Galloway

The world has condemned Israel and what Britain does is irrelevant, says George Galloway

Britain's position on Israel is irrelevant, says George Galloway

George Galloway spoke to James Max after John Kerry condemned Israeli settlements

Thursday, December 8, 2016

Thursday, December 8, 2016

Boris Johnson mocked by Sam Delaney caller: 'Somewhere there’s a village minus it’s idiot, and it’s him'

Boris Johnson mocked by Sam Delaney caller: 'Somewhere there’s a village minus its idiot, and it’s him'

Boris Johnson mocked as 'village idiot' by Sam Delaney caller

Boris Johnson's accused Saudi Arabia of orchestrating proxy wars in the Middle East, but the Government has distanced itself from his comments

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Tony Blair is right about a ground war to defeat ISIS…but it's not Britain's job

Tony Blair is right about a ground war to defeat ISIS…but it's not Britain's job

Tony Blair is right about a ground war to defeat ISIS…but not for Britain

High-profile Conservatives support the call for ground troops in Syria and Iraq - they just don't believe they should be British