ASHARQ AL-AWSAT - Middle-East Arab International News

Today’s Paper

  • Asharq Al-Awsat – February 6, 2016

Middle East

World

Interviews

Business

Sports

Features

Lifestyle & Culture

The Majalla Magazine

Media

Huda Al Husseini
Written by :
on : Sunday, 7 Feb, 2016

Tammam Salam: Lebanese Political Conflict Paves Way for Statelets

London- Prime Minister Tammam Salam warned that the ongoing political conflict weakens the state and paves way for the establishment of statelets, deeming the election of a president as key to the protection of Lebanon's current political system. He held talks on the margins of the London Donors Conference on Syria. In an interview published in Ashraq Al-Awsat newspaper, Salam cast doubt on some local factions' willingness to preserve Lebanon's democratic system, saying that they would h...

Read more »

Mohammad Ali Salih
Written by :
on : Sunday, 7 Feb, 2016

Pentagon Releases Torture Pictures of Afghanistan and Iraq Detainees

Washington- The Pentagon has released 198 photographs linked to allegations of abuse of detainees in Iraq and Afghanistan, many of them showing close-ups of cuts and bruises to arms and legs of prisoners held in US facilities. The Pentagon was forced to release the photographs on Friday, in the culmination of a major court battle that has lasted for 12 years. They are part of a cache linked to investigations of detainee’s abuse at 24 US military sites in Iraq and Afghanistan. The ...

Read more »

Hatim Betioui
Written by :
on : Sunday, 7 Feb, 2016

Libyan National Unity Government to be Announced in Skhirat

Rabat- According to a reliable diplomatic source to Asharq Al-Awsat, today is expected to be the day for announcing a national unity government in Skhirat Resort, located in th...

Read more »

Arafat Madabish
Written by :
on : Sunday, 7 Feb, 2016

Houthis Moving Military Camps to Sana’a

Aden- The leader and spokesman of Popular Resistance in Sana’a, Abdullah al-Shandaqi, said yesterday that the Houthis and their ally, the ousted president Ali Abdullah Saleh,...

Read more »

Written by :
on : Sunday, 7 Feb, 2016

Kurds Representation Offices Lead to Partition Plan in Syria

Beirut- The refugee crisis at the Turkish border has exacerbated as Russia and the Syrian regime increased their military pressure in the northern city of Aleppo, thus causing ...

Read more »

Mina Al-Droubi
Written by :
on : Saturday, 6 Feb, 2016

US Assistant Secretary of State for Refugees: We Aim to Increase the Number of Syrian Refugees Welcomed in the Future

The Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees and Migration Anne Richards spoke to Asharq Al-Awsat about the Syrian conference that was held in London on Thursday. ...

Read more »

on : Saturday, 6 Feb, 2016

Iraqi PM Rejects Building a Security Wall Around Baghdad

Haider al-Abadi, Iraqi Prime Minister, on Feb.6 wrote off any military plans announced on building a concrete wall around Baghdad in a proposal to prevent ISIS assaults. "B...

Read more »

Manaf Al-Obaidi
Written by :
on : Saturday, 6 Feb, 2016

Ramadi Holds the First Friday Prayer after Being Freed From ISIS

Anbar- For the first time since ISIS was driven out, the Central Iraqi City held its Friday prayers in “al-Ramadi al-Kabeer Mosque”) Great Mosque of Ramadi (. During the Fr...

Read more »

Filed under: Latest News, Middle East - Tagged with: , , ,
on : Saturday, 6 Feb, 2016

Taiwan Earthquake Leaves 12 Dead, 475 Injured

An earthquake of magnitude 6.4 struck Taiwan early on Saturday killing at least 12 people, and injuring 475, at least 92 of whom remain in hospital. Rescuers are searching the ...

Read more »

Abdulrahman Al-Rashed
Written by :
on : Saturday, 6 Feb, 2016

Opinion: Saudi Ground Intervention in Syria

The interesting statement made by the military spokesman and adviser to the Saudi Defense Minister Brigadier General Ahmad Asiri about Riyadh's readiness to fight on the ground in ...

Read more »

Majalla Magazine

majalla magazine

Today’s Cartoon

Smiley face