Showing posts with label Middle East. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Middle East. Show all posts

Wednesday, July 14, 2021

Art looted from war zones | DW Documentary



 Antiquities stolen in the Middle East have resurfaced in art markets all over the world. Police have joined archaeologists in a global effort to stop criminals trafficking these priceless artefacts.

Monday, March 15, 2021

Report: Middle East Sees Biggest Import of Arms in Last 5 Years - FARS

Middle East Sees Biggest Import of Arms

 International arms sales and purchases have levelled off after years of sharp growth, with deliveries of major weapons staying at the same level between 2011-2015 and 2016-2020, according to a leading defence think-tank.

Saturday, March 17, 2018

Basic standards of humanity : Wars across Mideast region reaches "frightening new normal"

Wars across Mideast region reaches "frightening new normal"
International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) President Peter Maurer said Monday that a visit he has made to Syria has reinforced his view that wars across the region have reached a "frightening new normal" as basic standards of humanity are ignored.

Friday, March 16, 2018

Iran condemns US arms flow to Middle East

US arms flow to Middle East
Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif slammed the US arms sales to the Middle East for fueling conflicts, the state TV reported Thursday.

Monday, January 29, 2018

Iran blasts Jordan's king over 'unfair' statement

King Abdullah II
Iranian foreign ministry spokesman Bahram Ghassemi has rejected remarks made by the Jordanian monarch on the country's foreign policies, describing them as contrary to the reality on the ground.

Sunday, January 8, 2017

Sunday, December 18, 2016

Italy remains on frontline of Europe's migration crisis in 2016

As the year's end approaches, the latest data on Europe's refugee crisis showed the overall inflow of people fleeing war and poverty has sensibly dropped, compared to 2015.

Friday, September 16, 2016

EU Wants to Stop Illegal Migration, Improve Situation on Ground - Merkel

EU Wants to Stop Illegal Migration, Improve Situation on Ground
The European Union is going to stop or at least to reduce illegal migration and wants to fight the roots of the problem, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Friday after an informal meeting of EU leaders in Bratislava.

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Friday, August 12, 2016

‘Founder of ISIS’: Trump Doubles Down on Claim Obama Behind Rise of Daesh

US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has reiterated his claim that US President Barack Obama is literally a “founder of ISIS,” adding that, “everyone’s liking” his remark.

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Egypt likely to play greater role in Mideast peace after FM's rare visit to Israel

Egypt is likely to play a greater mediation role in reviving the Middle East peace process between the Palestinians and Israel after the recent rare visit of the country's foreign minister to Tel Aviv, said Egyptian political experts.

Friday, November 13, 2015

Day of mourning in Lebanon after deadly Beirut bombings

A national day of mourning will be held Friday after two suicide bombers on motorcycles killed at least 43 people and wounded more than 200 others in a predominantly Shia area of southern Beirut.

Thursday, October 1, 2015

UN expects 700,000 migrant arrivals in Europe this year, same in 2016

The UN refugee agency said Oct.1 that it was expecting 700,000 migrants and refugees to reach Europe via the Mediterranean sea this year and projected at least the same amount again in 2016.

Five million of our brothers: It is Turks who will shape Europe's future

Europe's future depends on the Turks who live there, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told a large public rally on Thursday.