Scientists and enthusiasts all over the world keep looking for parallels between the Biblical texts and historical accounts of ancient times, trying to find matches with the Old Testament’s patriarchs and the New Testament’s figures. Matt Sibson from the UK might have discovered the historical foundation of the Exodus story.
The summit marks a shift in Iraq’s foreign policy, with the country assuming the role of a mediator in the region as US President Donald Trump has revived the Obama-era concept of an anti-Iranian alliance of Gulf nations.
US President Donald Trump has long been promising to present his Deal of the Century plan to achieve a lasting peace that would put an end to the Arab –Israeli conflict, but little details about it are known this far.
Just a week ago, an independent defence analyst reported that Israeli Air Force F-16s may have used the newly-developed air defence-evading "Rampage" air-to-surface missiles during an alleged airstrike in Syria.
A Saudi-led coalition has been carrying out airstrikes against the Houthis at Hadi's request since March 2015.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russian Presidential Envoy Alexander Lavrentyev and Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Vershinin discussed with Syrian President Bashar Assad the task of forming and launching the Syrian constitutional committee as soon as possible, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement Friday.
Donald Trump's decision to veto a newly-passed congressional resolution calling for withdrawing support for the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen has prompted serious concerns about the future of the region, analysts told Sputnik, outlining possible motives behind the US president's move.
A departing IDF commander has warned that Lebanon will pay the price for Hezbollah’s potential cross-border attack in Israel and weighed in on the deliveries of Russian-made S-300 air defence systems to Syria.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Tehran's Friday Prayer interim leader, Kazem Sedighi, during a traditional sermon, warned Iranian officials against having too much trust in Europe’s promises, claiming that European partners were not much different from the United States.
Paris City Hall is set to name one of the city’s streets after a Saudi journalist, who was killed in Istanbul last year. It appears, however, that the initiative is far from spontaneous.
US officials have reportedly said that the new peace package will be based on an approach that reflects today's reality. This reality is that the Palestinians and Israelis - as well as rival Palestinian groups - are a long way from reaching a lasting compromise to settle the long-running territorial dispute.
ANKARA (Sputnik) - A safe zone has been "de facto" established between Turkey and Syria right up to the city of Manbij in Syria, Turkish presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin said on Thursday.
Earlier in the day, it was reported by The Libya Observer that Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar's army had regained control over the Tamanhint Base following the withdrawal of the South Protection Force loyal to the Government of National Accord (GNA).
The controversial 47-minute-long video, posted on Memri TV's Youtube channel, which has over 10,000 subscribers, triggered backlash as the researcher featured in it made a preposterous claim.
Iran celebrated the 40th anniversary of the creation of the Islamic Republic's Armed Forces on Thursday, with parades held across the country and the largest taking place in Tehran.
Israeli F-35s reportedly carried out strikes on Damascus International Airport in January, targeting an alleged 'Iranian' presence in the area. Air defences intercepted 30 of the missiles, although some still managed to get through and damage airport infrastructure, including storehouses and a Chinese-supplied radar.
Over the past few years, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's death has been reported numerous times, but the Daesh* leader has re-emerged each time, even reportedly surviving an assassination attempt in January.
On Thursday, the World Health Organisation (WHO) stated that as many as 205 people have been killed and 913 more injured since the beginning of Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar's Libyan National Army (LNA) offensive on Tripoli.
On Tuesday, the final election results showed that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud Party won 35 seats - this gives Netanyahu a right to form the next government.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Libyan National Army (LNA), led by Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar, has accused the Tripoli-based Government of National Accord (GNA) of unleashing airstrikes on civilian facilities in the town of Garyan, south of the Libyan capital.