- Iraqi FM warns of jihadi 'emirate' in Syria Updated: Dec-07-13 10:10 am
- Hagel outlines new weapons sale plan for Gulf Updated: Dec-07-13 3:28 am
- UK foreign secretary seeks to reassure Gulf allies Updated: Dec-06-13 3:21 pm
- Hagel ship tour showcases US commitment to Gulf Updated: Dec-06-13 7:28 am
- Hagel to reassure Gulf allies on Iran deal Updated: Dec-05-13 4:39 pm
- Jailed Bahrain activist fails to win early release Updated: Dec-02-13 3:58 pm
- Iran nuclear deal fuels anger, jitters in Mideast Updated: Nov-24-13 5:39 pm
- Bahrain keeps travel ban on opposition suspect Updated: Nov-18-13 5:10 am
MANAMA, Bahrain - Iraq's top diplomat warned Saturday that the "toxic" proliferation of extremist groups among Syria's rebels raises the prospect of a jihadist-ruled territory at the heart of the region.
MANAMA, Bahrain - U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel opened the door for the U.S. to sell missile defense and other weapons systems to U.S.-friendly Gulf nations, with an eye toward boosting their abilities to counter Iran's ballistic missiles, even as global powers ink a nuclear deal with Tehran.
MANAMA, Bahrain - Britain's top diplomat voiced his country's strong commitment to the security of the Gulf states on Friday, seeking to reassure wary Arab allies in the wake of last month's nuclear deal with their regional rival Iran.
MANAMA, Bahrain - Standing on the massive deck of the Navy's USS Ponce, U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said the United States is entering the new nuclear pact with Iran "very clear eyed" and it remains to be seen whether Tehran is serious about keeping its nuclear development peaceful.
MANAMA, Bahrain - Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel faces a tough challenge as he looks to reassure nervous allies in the Gulf that the U.S. will continue its strong military support to the region, even as world powers move forward on the nuclear pact with Iran.
MANAMA, Bahrain - A Bahrain court has rejected a request for the early release of jailed human rights activist human Nabeel Rajab, lawyers representing him said.
JERUSALEM - Israel's prime minister harshly condemned the international community's nuclear deal with Iran on Sunday while Saudi Arabia remained conspicuously quiet, reflecting the jitters felt throughout the Middle East over Iran's acceptance on the global stage.
MANAMA, Bahrain - A Bahrain court has rejected an appeal to lift a travel ban on a senior opposition figure facing charges of encouraging anti-government violence in the Gulf nation.