Three years on, US still views Syria’s Golan as Israeli territory | Occupied Golan Heights News

[ad_1] Washington, DC – When powerful states flout the rules of international law, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken told the United Nations Security Council last May, “it sends the message that others can break those rules with impunity”. Yet, three years after former US President Donald Trump recognised Israeli claims to Syria’s occupied Golan … Read more

Blinken to visit Israel, West Bank, Morocco and Algeria | Israel-Palestine conflict News

[ad_1] US Secretary of State Antony Blinken will visit Israel, the occupied West Bank, Morocco and Algeria in the coming days, the US Department of State has announced, to discuss regional issues as well as the Russian invasion of Ukraine. The department said on Thursday that Blinken’s tour, set to take place from March 26 … Read more

Court charges Lebanon’s Geagea over Beirut violence | Protests News

[ad_1] Christian politician Samir Geagea has been charged with involvement in October’s violence in Beirut, the worst in a decade. A Lebanese military court has charged Christian politician Samir Geagea over deadly clashes in Beirut last October, local media, as well as a judicial source, said, in a move that could stoke political tension two … Read more

Ukraine war allows UAE to bring Syria’s Assad in from the cold | Syria’s War News

[ad_1] Since its military intervention in the Syrian civil war in September 2015, one of Russia’s major foreign policy goals has been to convince Gulf Arab monarchies to come to terms with the survival of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s regime, and the reacceptance of its “legitimacy”. A host of developments in Gulf-Syrian relations during the … Read more

UK court grants Dubai ruler’s ex-wife custody of children | News

[ad_1] A three-year custody battle ends at the High Court in London between Sheikh Mohammed and Princess Haya of Dubai. Dubai’s ruler, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, inflicted “exorbitant” domestic abuse against his ex-wife, a senior British judge has concluded as he awarded her sole responsibility for looking after their children. Thursday’s ruling caps … Read more

Hotel WiFi across MENA compromised and exposing private data | Cybersecurity News

[ad_1] Pakistani cybersecurity researcher Etizaz Mohsin was in a hotel room in Qatar when he unexpectedly discovered a technical vulnerability in its internet system that exposed the private information of hundreds of hotels and millions of guests worldwide. Mohsin told Al Jazeera he was “stunned” by what he uncovered late last year. “I found out … Read more

Four killed after stabbing attack in Israel’s Naqab region | Israel-Palestine conflict News

[ad_1] Palestinian Bedouin was shot dead by a passer-by after reportedly carrying out the attack, which wounded two others. A Palestinian man was fatally shot after reportedly carrying out a stabbing attack near a shopping centre in the southern Israeli city of Beer al-Sabe (Be’er Sheva), killing at least four people and wounding two others. … Read more