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UN chief urges Arab unity to resolve Syria conflict

29 March, 2017

UN chief Antonio Guterres called on Arab leaders Tuesday to set aside their differences to confront Syria's six-year conflict, ahead of an Arab League meeting in the Jordanian capital.

Arab League chief urges action on Syria

27 March, 2017

Arab League chief Ahmed Abul Gheit urged Arab governments on Monday to do more to resolve the conflict in Syria rather than leaving it to other powers.

UK Middle East laptop-ban could expand to all routes

27 March, 2017

The ban currently applies to flights from Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt, Tunisia, and Saudi Arabia but Amber Rudd has not ruled out extending the ban to.

Timeline: After two years of war, Yemen in crisis

26 March, 2017

Deadly fighting, a rise in extremism, the threat of famine – two years after Saudi Arabia intervened against the Houthi rebels, Yemen is more unstable than ever.

Jordan urged to arrest Sudan's Bashir over 'war crimes'

26 March, 2017

Human Rights Watch calls upon Jordan to honour its commitment to the International Criminal Court by apprehending the Sudanese leader during the 28th Arab League Summit.

Laptop ban hits Dubai for millions of weekend travellers

25 March, 2017

Around 1.1 million people are expected to pass through the world's busiest international airport as the city marks UAE spring break, Dubai Airports said.

Laptop ban hits Dubai for millions of weekend travellers

25 March, 2017

Around 1.1 million people are expected to pass through the world's busiest international airport as the city marks UAE spring break, Dubai Airports said.

Tunisia calls in UK envoy over 'unjustified' laptop ban

25 March, 2017

The North African country protested against what it called an "unjustified" ban on electronic devices on flights to the United Kingdom.

Arab airlines respond to US and UK's #ElectronicsBan

23 March, 2017

The airline said it will provide free packing-and-handling service for passengers affected by the ban on electronic devices larger than a smartphone.

Israeli man arrested for threats against US Jewish centres

23 March, 2017

A multinational investigation into scores of bomb threats against Jewish centres in the US and elsewhere have found an unlikely suspect - an Israeli-Jewish man.

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