Palestinians & Israeli Affairs

Norway urges Israel not to annex parts of the occupied West Bank

Norway, which chairs a group of international donors to the Palestinians, urged Israel on Tuesday not to annex parts of the occupied West Bank. Norway heads the Ad Hoc Liaison Committee

Israel’s Gantz urges army to hasten preparations for annexing West Bank

Jerusalem - Israel’s defense minister urged the military on Monday to hasten preparations for the country’s planned annexation of parts of the occupied West Bank, in apparent anticipation of what

Arab world

Dubai to reopen malls and private businesses

DUBAI - Dubai will allow the full reopening of malls and private businesses starting on Wednesday, its media office said, after the gleaming United Arab Emirates business hub began easing

Iranian professor acquitted of sanctions busting leaves U.S., Zarif says

DUBAI - An Iranian professor imprisoned in the United States after being acquitted of stealing trade secrets has left the country and is on his way back to Iran, Foreign