The Levant News https://the-levant.com Your Middle East Journal Tue, 04 Aug 2020 13:50:04 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.4.2 https://the-levant.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/cropped-Logo_big-32x32.png The Levant News https://the-levant.com 32 32 Saudi Arabia hosting Olympic skating dreams https://the-levant.com/saudi-arabia-hosting-olympic-skating-dreams/ https://the-levant.com/saudi-arabia-hosting-olympic-skating-dreams/#respond Tue, 04 Aug 2020 13:50:04 +0000 https://the-levant.com/?p=41066 https://the-levant.com/saudi-arabia-hosting-olympic-skating-dreams/feed/ 0 Latest revelations on Russian mercenaries https://the-levant.com/latest-revelations-russian-mercenaries/ https://the-levant.com/latest-revelations-russian-mercenaries/#respond Tue, 04 Aug 2020 10:05:23 +0000 https://the-levant.com/?p=41054 https://the-levant.com/latest-revelations-russian-mercenaries/feed/ 0 UPDATES – Syria, Israel trade blames over latest airstrike https://the-levant.com/updates-syria-israel-trade-blames-latest-airstrike/ https://the-levant.com/updates-syria-israel-trade-blames-latest-airstrike/#respond Tue, 04 Aug 2020 07:56:07 +0000 https://the-levant.com/?p=41056 https://the-levant.com/updates-syria-israel-trade-blames-latest-airstrike/feed/ 0 Lebanon on knife edge as Rafik Hariri verdict looms https://the-levant.com/lebanon-knife-edge-rafik-hariri-verdict-looms/ https://the-levant.com/lebanon-knife-edge-rafik-hariri-verdict-looms/#respond Tue, 04 Aug 2020 06:52:00 +0000 https://the-levant.com/?p=41059 https://the-levant.com/lebanon-knife-edge-rafik-hariri-verdict-looms/feed/ 0 The Taste of the Earth: Medallions of Memory in the Poetry of Hedy Habra https://the-levant.com/taste-earth-medallions-memory-poetry-hedy-habra/ https://the-levant.com/taste-earth-medallions-memory-poetry-hedy-habra/#respond Mon, 03 Aug 2020 16:51:19 +0000 https://the-levant.com/?p=41047 https://the-levant.com/taste-earth-medallions-memory-poetry-hedy-habra/feed/ 0 Lebanese FM quits, angry over lack of reform https://the-levant.com/lebanese-fm-quits-angry-lack-reform/ https://the-levant.com/lebanese-fm-quits-angry-lack-reform/#respond Mon, 03 Aug 2020 13:58:25 +0000 https://the-levant.com/?p=41043 https://the-levant.com/lebanese-fm-quits-angry-lack-reform/feed/ 0 Israel targets armed band on Golan border https://the-levant.com/israel-targets-armed-band-golan-border/ https://the-levant.com/israel-targets-armed-band-golan-border/#respond Mon, 03 Aug 2020 10:47:35 +0000 https://the-levant.com/?p=41041 https://the-levant.com/israel-targets-armed-band-golan-border/feed/ 0 UAE, Iran in COVID talks https://the-levant.com/uae-iran-covid-talks/ https://the-levant.com/uae-iran-covid-talks/#respond Mon, 03 Aug 2020 09:29:31 +0000 https://the-levant.com/?p=41035 https://the-levant.com/uae-iran-covid-talks/feed/ 0 Netanyahu objects to democrati right of protesters https://the-levant.com/netanyahu-objects-democrati-right-protesters/ https://the-levant.com/netanyahu-objects-democrati-right-protesters/#respond Mon, 03 Aug 2020 07:22:08 +0000 https://the-levant.com/?p=41032 https://the-levant.com/netanyahu-objects-democrati-right-protesters/feed/ 0 Indonesia: A Major Prize in the Battle for the Soul of Islam https://the-levant.com/indonesia-major-prize-battle-soul-islam/ https://the-levant.com/indonesia-major-prize-battle-soul-islam/#respond Sun, 02 Aug 2020 17:55:14 +0000 https://the-levant.com/?p=41022 https://the-levant.com/indonesia-major-prize-battle-soul-islam/feed/ 0 UPDATE – Erdogan silent over oil grab in north Syria https://the-levant.com/erdogan-silent-oil-grab-north-syria/ https://the-levant.com/erdogan-silent-oil-grab-north-syria/#respond Sun, 02 Aug 2020 11:58:37 +0000 https://the-levant.com/?p=41026 https://the-levant.com/erdogan-silent-oil-grab-north-syria/feed/ 0 Egypt says Turkish drilling threat to sovereign waters https://the-levant.com/egypt-says-turkish-drilling-threat-sovereign-waters/ https://the-levant.com/egypt-says-turkish-drilling-threat-sovereign-waters/#respond Sun, 02 Aug 2020 09:39:22 +0000 https://the-levant.com/?p=41024 https://the-levant.com/egypt-says-turkish-drilling-threat-sovereign-waters/feed/ 0 Who will be Joe Biden’s running mate? https://the-levant.com/will-joe-bidens-running-mate/ https://the-levant.com/will-joe-bidens-running-mate/#respond Sun, 02 Aug 2020 08:21:22 +0000 https://the-levant.com/?p=41016 https://the-levant.com/will-joe-bidens-running-mate/feed/ 0 Iran captures opposition terrorist living in US https://the-levant.com/iran-captures-opposition-terrorist-living-us/ https://the-levant.com/iran-captures-opposition-terrorist-living-us/#respond Sun, 02 Aug 2020 08:09:43 +0000 https://the-levant.com/?p=41013 https://the-levant.com/iran-captures-opposition-terrorist-living-us/feed/ 0 Violence breaks out in South Darfur https://the-levant.com/violence-breaks-south-darfur/ https://the-levant.com/violence-breaks-south-darfur/#respond Sat, 01 Aug 2020 18:02:35 +0000 https://the-levant.com/?p=41010 https://the-levant.com/violence-breaks-south-darfur/feed/ 0 Iran battling oil slick in Gulf https://the-levant.com/iran-battling-ol-slick-gulf/ https://the-levant.com/iran-battling-ol-slick-gulf/#respond Sat, 01 Aug 2020 13:29:29 +0000 https://the-levant.com/?p=41001 https://the-levant.com/iran-battling-ol-slick-gulf/feed/ 0 UAE warns Turkey about meddling in Libya https://the-levant.com/uae-warns-turkey-meddling-libya/ https://the-levant.com/uae-warns-turkey-meddling-libya/#respond Sat, 01 Aug 2020 11:14:19 +0000 https://the-levant.com/?p=40999 https://the-levant.com/uae-warns-turkey-meddling-libya/feed/ 0 UAE begins producing nuclear power https://the-levant.com/uae-begins-producing-nuclear-power/ https://the-levant.com/uae-begins-producing-nuclear-power/#respond Sat, 01 Aug 2020 10:07:13 +0000 https://the-levant.com/?p=41003 https://the-levant.com/uae-begins-producing-nuclear-power/feed/ 0 Saudi Aramco listing surpassed by Apple https://the-levant.com/saudi-aramco-listing-surpassed-apple/ https://the-levant.com/saudi-aramco-listing-surpassed-apple/#respond Sat, 01 Aug 2020 08:50:36 +0000 https://the-levant.com/?p=40995 https://the-levant.com/saudi-aramco-listing-surpassed-apple/feed/ 0 Russian, US air force altercation over Black Sea https://the-levant.com/russian-us-air-force-altercation-black-sea/ https://the-levant.com/russian-us-air-force-altercation-black-sea/#respond Sat, 01 Aug 2020 07:01:05 +0000 https://the-levant.com/?p=40997 https://the-levant.com/russian-us-air-force-altercation-black-sea/feed/ 0 US exposes ISIS financier in Turkey https://the-levant.com/us-exposes-isis-financier-turkey/ https://the-levant.com/us-exposes-isis-financier-turkey/#respond Fri, 31 Jul 2020 15:18:22 +0000 https://the-levant.com/?p=40989 https://the-levant.com/us-exposes-isis-financier-turkey/feed/ 0 Ali Khamenei says no to ballistic negotiations with US https://the-levant.com/ali-khamenei-says-no-ballistic-negotiations-us/ https://the-levant.com/ali-khamenei-says-no-ballistic-negotiations-us/#respond Fri, 31 Jul 2020 12:33:42 +0000 https://the-levant.com/?p=40987 https://the-levant.com/ali-khamenei-says-no-ballistic-negotiations-us/feed/ 0 UPDATE – Russian ambassador charges mercenaries with heading to Turkey https://the-levant.com/russian-ambassador-charges-mercenaries-heading-turkey/ https://the-levant.com/russian-ambassador-charges-mercenaries-heading-turkey/#respond Fri, 31 Jul 2020 11:18:43 +0000 https://the-levant.com/?p=40983 https://the-levant.com/russian-ambassador-charges-mercenaries-heading-turkey/feed/ 0 Trump trying to postpone presidential elections https://the-levant.com/trump-trying-postpone-presidential-elections/ https://the-levant.com/trump-trying-postpone-presidential-elections/#respond Fri, 31 Jul 2020 10:16:41 +0000 https://the-levant.com/?p=40981 https://the-levant.com/trump-trying-postpone-presidential-elections/feed/ 0 Pompeo wants to ban metal to Iran nuclear programme https://the-levant.com/pompeo-wants-ban-metal-iran-nuclear-programme/ https://the-levant.com/pompeo-wants-ban-metal-iran-nuclear-programme/#respond Fri, 31 Jul 2020 08:21:33 +0000 https://the-levant.com/?p=40979 https://the-levant.com/pompeo-wants-ban-metal-iran-nuclear-programme/feed/ 0 Women’s football gaining recognition in Arab world https://the-levant.com/womens-football-gaining-recognition-arab-world/ https://the-levant.com/womens-football-gaining-recognition-arab-world/#respond Thu, 30 Jul 2020 17:31:08 +0000 https://the-levant.com/?p=40965 https://the-levant.com/womens-football-gaining-recognition-arab-world/feed/ 0 China charges Trump with stocking flames of new Cold War https://the-levant.com/china-charges-trump-stocking-flames-new-cold-war/ https://the-levant.com/china-charges-trump-stocking-flames-new-cold-war/#respond Thu, 30 Jul 2020 14:15:05 +0000 https://the-levant.com/?p=40976 https://the-levant.com/china-charges-trump-stocking-flames-new-cold-war/feed/ 0 “Mediterranean Sea View 2017” finances Palestinian children’s hospital https://the-levant.com/mediterranean-sea-view-2017-finances-palestinian-childrens-hospital/ https://the-levant.com/mediterranean-sea-view-2017-finances-palestinian-childrens-hospital/#respond Thu, 30 Jul 2020 12:39:37 +0000 https://the-levant.com/?p=40969 https://the-levant.com/mediterranean-sea-view-2017-finances-palestinian-childrens-hospital/feed/ 0 Ex-military men can no longer run for Egyptian presidency https://the-levant.com/ex-military-men-can-no-longer-run-egyptian-presidency/ https://the-levant.com/ex-military-men-can-no-longer-run-egyptian-presidency/#respond Thu, 30 Jul 2020 09:46:57 +0000 https://the-levant.com/?p=40963 https://the-levant.com/ex-military-men-can-no-longer-run-egyptian-presidency/feed/ 0 SABIC pioneering renewable power chemical plan https://the-levant.com/sabic-pioneering-renewable-power-chemical-plan/ https://the-levant.com/sabic-pioneering-renewable-power-chemical-plan/#respond Thu, 30 Jul 2020 08:58:49 +0000 https://the-levant.com/?p=40967 https://the-levant.com/sabic-pioneering-renewable-power-chemical-plan/feed/ 0 Google, Facebook fall afoul of US legislators https://the-levant.com/google-facebook-fall-afoul-us-legislators/ https://the-levant.com/google-facebook-fall-afoul-us-legislators/#respond Thu, 30 Jul 2020 07:59:35 +0000 https://the-levant.com/?p=40961 https://the-levant.com/google-facebook-fall-afoul-us-legislators/feed/ 0 US imposes sanctions on Syrian President Bashar Al Assad’s eldest son Hafez https://the-levant.com/us-imposes-sanctions-syrian-president-bashar-al-assads-eldest-son-hafez/ https://the-levant.com/us-imposes-sanctions-syrian-president-bashar-al-assads-eldest-son-hafez/#respond Wed, 29 Jul 2020 19:36:00 +0000 https://the-levant.com/?p=40957 https://the-levant.com/us-imposes-sanctions-syrian-president-bashar-al-assads-eldest-son-hafez/feed/ 0 Walid Jumbulat says Lebanon needs new PM https://the-levant.com/walid-jumbulat-says-lebanon-needs-new-pm/ https://the-levant.com/walid-jumbulat-says-lebanon-needs-new-pm/#respond Wed, 29 Jul 2020 18:53:41 +0000 https://the-levant.com/?p=40955 https://the-levant.com/walid-jumbulat-says-lebanon-needs-new-pm/feed/ 0 Statue lampoons Netanyahu over coronavirus https://the-levant.com/statue-lampoons-netanyahu-coronavirus/ https://the-levant.com/statue-lampoons-netanyahu-coronavirus/#respond Wed, 29 Jul 2020 14:14:21 +0000 https://the-levant.com/?p=40953 https://the-levant.com/statue-lampoons-netanyahu-coronavirus/feed/ 0 Saudi propose new peace framework for Yemen https://the-levant.com/saudi-propose-new-peace-framework-yemen/ https://the-levant.com/saudi-propose-new-peace-framework-yemen/#respond Wed, 29 Jul 2020 10:46:35 +0000 https://the-levant.com/?p=40951 https://the-levant.com/saudi-propose-new-peace-framework-yemen/feed/ 0 Hariri says STL verdicts to fulfill justice, urges patience, calm https://the-levant.com/hariri-says-stl-verdicts-fulfill-justice-urges-patience-calm/ https://the-levant.com/hariri-says-stl-verdicts-fulfill-justice-urges-patience-calm/#respond Wed, 29 Jul 2020 07:23:15 +0000 https://the-levant.com/?p=40947 https://the-levant.com/hariri-says-stl-verdicts-fulfill-justice-urges-patience-calm/feed/ 0 Turkish state to police social media https://the-levant.com/turkish-state-police-social-media/ https://the-levant.com/turkish-state-police-social-media/#respond Wed, 29 Jul 2020 05:56:52 +0000 https://the-levant.com/?p=40936 https://the-levant.com/turkish-state-police-social-media/feed/ 0 Latest Iranian military drills in Gulf inflame tensions https://the-levant.com/latest-iranian-military-drills-gulf-inflame-tensions/ https://the-levant.com/latest-iranian-military-drills-gulf-inflame-tensions/#respond Wed, 29 Jul 2020 05:52:11 +0000 https://the-levant.com/?p=40934 https://the-levant.com/latest-iranian-military-drills-gulf-inflame-tensions/feed/ 0 Federal government under attack in Seattle https://the-levant.com/federal-government-attack-seattle/ https://the-levant.com/federal-government-attack-seattle/#respond Wed, 29 Jul 2020 05:33:36 +0000 https://the-levant.com/?p=40938 https://the-levant.com/federal-government-attack-seattle/feed/ 0 How the Armenia – Azerbaijan border clashes change the status quo in Libya https://the-levant.com/armenia-azerbaijan-border-clashes-change-status-quo-libya/ https://the-levant.com/armenia-azerbaijan-border-clashes-change-status-quo-libya/#comments Tue, 28 Jul 2020 19:29:52 +0000 https://the-levant.com/?p=40930 https://the-levant.com/armenia-azerbaijan-border-clashes-change-status-quo-libya/feed/ 1 New Crypto Currency BitGesell (as in Silvio Gesell) https://the-levant.com/new-crypto-currency-bitgesell-silvio-gesell/ https://the-levant.com/new-crypto-currency-bitgesell-silvio-gesell/#respond Tue, 28 Jul 2020 08:48:20 +0000 https://the-levant.com/?p=40923 https://the-levant.com/new-crypto-currency-bitgesell-silvio-gesell/feed/ 0 Bloodletting on Baghdad streets with latest protests https://the-levant.com/bloodletting-baghdad-streets-latest-protests/ https://the-levant.com/bloodletting-baghdad-streets-latest-protests/#respond Tue, 28 Jul 2020 05:48:21 +0000 https://the-levant.com/?p=40918 https://the-levant.com/bloodletting-baghdad-streets-latest-protests/feed/ 0 Putin and Erdogan talk Armenia and Azerbaijan https://the-levant.com/putin-erdogan-talk-armenia-azerbaijan/ https://the-levant.com/putin-erdogan-talk-armenia-azerbaijan/#comments Tue, 28 Jul 2020 05:43:50 +0000 https://the-levant.com/?p=40916 https://the-levant.com/putin-erdogan-talk-armenia-azerbaijan/feed/ 1 Egypt cracks down on amoral Tiktok influencers https://the-levant.com/egypt-cracks-amoral-tiktok-influencers/ https://the-levant.com/egypt-cracks-amoral-tiktok-influencers/#respond Tue, 28 Jul 2020 05:41:19 +0000 https://the-levant.com/?p=40914 https://the-levant.com/egypt-cracks-amoral-tiktok-influencers/feed/ 0