At least 500,000 people have died in Iraq, Afghanistan and Pakistan since the United States launched the “war on terror” after the September 11 attacks, according to a study released on Thursday. The report of the Watson Institute for International Relations at Brown University (Rhode Island) mentions a death toll of 480,000 to 507,000, specifying…

Saudi Arabia formally admitted on Saturday, 17 days after the events, that Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed inside the Kingdom’s consulate in Istanbul, a case that had a global impact.vThe confirmation of Khashoggi’s death was relayed shortly before dawn by the Saudi official news agency SPA, which reported the dismissal of two senior Saudi…

Saudi Arabia rejects any threat and any attack immediately after the latest developments in the case of Jamal Khashoggi, the journalist who died on October 2 last while he was at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, and says that “no political pressure or false accusation will undermine the stability of the kingdom and its position…

The Israeli site NzivNet reports that a conflict has broken out between Hezbolla leader Hassan Nasrallah and the commander of the Al-Quds unit, an elite unit, the Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), Hassan Suleimani. The site cites a report prepared by the Israeli intelligence community. According to the document, the Lebanese group has repatriated…

Turkey has intensified its arms deliveries to rebels in Idleb province in north-western Syria in recent days, where the Syrian Government army and its allies want to launch a ground offensive despite warnings from the international community. Rebel sources told Reuters that Turkish military aid has increased since the Tehran summit last Friday between the…

Following a review of US assistance to the Palestinian Authority, President Donald Trump has directed the State Department to withdraw $200 million in aid that was originally planned for programs in the West Bank and Gaza, a senior State Department official said on Friday. “At the direction of the President, we will redirect more than…

Addressing crowds at a campaign rally in Charleston, West Virginia, US president explains his recognition of the city as Israel’s capital was necessary for future negotiations, but that Israel would be expected to make heavy concessions ‘because they won a very big thing’; adds Palestinians will ‘get something very good because it’s their turn next.’…

Russian President Vladimir Putin and American President Donald Trump agreed in principle on the need for Iranians to leave Syria, said a source in the U.S. administration. John Bolton, President Donald Trump’s national security adviser, will discuss arms control and Iran’s role in Syria with his Russian counterpart Nikolai Patrushev in Geneva next week, a…