The United States has announced that the US Central Command (CENTCOM) is developing a multinational maritime, codenamed Operation Sentinel to increase surveillance and security in key waterways in the Middle East. Securing the Navigation The Middle East especially Arabian Gulf Region has become a bone of contention due to the US-Iran tensions. The US is ..
Topic: Middle-East [6 items]
Lebanon is the only country without desert in the Middle East.Lebanon has traditionally been an important commercial hub for the middle East.Lebanon is also known as Pearl of the Middle East.
Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu has come in favour of the bill which calls for reducing the volume of calls to prayer coming from mosques resting his stance on the complaints coming from citizens. Netanyahu has stated that people from all religions have complained about the noise coming from various houses of prayers innumerable times. Many ..
The Kurdish people are indigenous to the Middle East region. They form the 4th largest ethnic group of the region and are also the world’s largest ethnic group without their own state. They are mostly Sunni Muslims and the estimated 30 million Kurds live mainly in mountainous region of Iran, Iraq, Syria and Turkey. Some ..
Middle East solution needs moderation. The failure of talks between Palestine and Israel has pushed Palestine to take recourse to international legal instruments. Palestinian Authority has thus quickly acceded to the Rome Statute of International Criminal Court as the UNSC resolution to upgrade its status from Observer to Non-Member Observer State was defeated due to ..
Aleppo, the city in Syria which was considered relatively safe government bastion, has now become the latest centre of the revolt against President Bashar Al-Assad. It is the largest city in Syria. The capital of Aleppo Governorate is the most populous Syrian governorate.