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Scepticism remained high over the negotiations on the judicial overhaul, which would curtail the authority of the Supreme Court and give politicians greater powers over the selection of judges.

29 March, 2023

Long bitter rivals, Iran and Saudi Arabia have engaged in a series of proxy conflicts in the region, such as the protracted fighting in Yemen.

28 March, 2023

Saudi, Iran FMs hold Ramadan call, vow to meet 'soon': Riyadh

23 March, 2023

Smotrich had already faced international rebuke in early March after calling for a Palestinian town in the occupied West Bank to be "wiped out", amid spiralling violence in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

21 March, 2023

The UN says the appeal for Turkey has so far only been 16 per cent fulfilled, while the figure for Syria stands at 72 per cent.

20 March, 2023

Assad, in Moscow for talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin, said Russia's military presence in Syria did not need to be temporary.

16 March, 2023

The rights group said that between 2,400 and 2,700 Afghans evacuated to the UAE following the Taliban takeover of Kabul in August 2021 remain "arbitrarily detained" in makeshift refugee housing.

15 March, 2023

Today Iraq has one of the highest numbers of missing persons in the world, according to the International Committee of the Red Cross, which says estimates of the total range up to hundreds of thousands of people.

13 March, 2023

The Palestinian health ministry identified the dead men as Sufyan Fakhoury, 26, Ahmed Fashafsha, 22, and Nayef Malaysha, 25.

09 March, 2023

There was no immediate word on who carried out the strike in the eastern city of Deir Ezzor.

08 March, 2023