Damien McElroy and Jon Swaine Britain is to airlift hundreds of chemical weapons detection and protection kits to Syrian rebels as part of its first shipment of non-lethal equipment since a European Union arms embargo was relaxed...
Ruth Pollard He came to woo the Israeli public and woo them he did, with endless symbolic gestures and a speech that won over many on both the right and left of the political spectrum.
Paul McGeough Doha, Qatar FIRST comes one projectile, then another. Both are in full flight, moving quickly. Launched by Khalid Mishal in the early hours of the morning, they could be rockets over Gaza.
Saudi Arabia beheaded a Sri Lankan maid on Wednesday after she was convicted of murdering her employer's baby, the interior ministry announced, despite calls for a stay of execution.
A Philippine man has won a stay of execution hours before he was due to be beheaded for murdering his landlord in Saudi Arabia.
Alisa Odenheimer and Calev Ben-David Palestinian missiles landed in areas around Jerusalem and Tel Aviv and air-raid warnings sounded in both cities as Israel extended its bombing of the Gaza Strip and planned to increase its military...
Paul McGeough WE have yet to see the mettle of Barack Obama in his second term as US President, but it will be intriguing to watch how he sustains Washington's support for Israel in the coming four years - or not.
Matt Williams and Paul Harris New York: The US President, Barack Obama, has personally urged leaders in Turkey and Egypt to engage with Hamas over a "de-escalation" of hostilities in Gaza, while continuing to support Israeli...
Ruth Pollard, Amman, Jordan Some call it a 'government by night', at once loathed and mocked for its habit of delivering bad news while the country sleeps. Jordanians say they never know what the mornings will bring.
Ruth Pollard Some call it a ''government by night'', at once loathed and mocked for its habit of delivering bad news while the country sleeps.
In a country with no public cinemas and where only a few films have been shown to the public in more than three decades, it is a radical step: a group of filmmakers in Saudi Arabia has launched a...
China accuses some Western countries of seeking regime change in Syria and blamed their increasing support for rebel forces in the civil war as hurting the solidarity of the UN Security Council.
Ruth Pollard All eyes are on the increasingly frail King Abdullah, 88, as he prepares to choose a successor.
An alleged kidnap plot, a $490 million fortune and the Red Prince: royal rivalries force Saudi Arabia's 'little Barbie' princess into life of exile
Hugh Miles and Robert Mendick She was Saudi Arabia's "Barbie" princess; the pampered granddaughter of the Kingdom's founder and daughter of one of his most powerful and favoured sons.
London Saudi Arabia will send female athletes to the Olympic Games for the first time, the International Olympic Committee said, ending a ban by the kingdom where women aren't allowed to drive.
Ben Doherty, Islamabad The arrival of a senior UN team in Tehran raises hopes that Iran may be in the mood to talk about its nuclear program.
Jeddah Only female staff will be able to sell women's lingerie in Saudi Arabia from today - ending decades of awkwardness in the ultra-conservative Muslim kingdom where women are expected to don black...
SAUDI ARABIA: From today, only women will be able to sell women's lingerie in Saudi Arabia, ending decades of awkwardness in the ultra-conservative Muslim kingdom where women are expected to don...
Jonathan Ferziger TEL AVIV: Israeli and Palestinian negotiators met in Jordan for the first time in more than a year yesterday to determine whether there is hope of reviving the Middle East peace process.
Ian Black TURKEY has frozen financial assets and cut strategic links with Damascus to ratchet up pressure on the regime of Bashar al-Assad to end its violence against protesters, following the Arab League's...