Category Archives: Middle East

US sanctions Iranian hackers for 'stealing university data' The United States has imposed sanctions on an Iranian company and 10 individuals for alleged cyber attacks, including on hundreds of universities. The Mabna Institute is...

By News Daily Paper on Mar 23rd, 2018

Syria war: Eastern Ghouta rebels announce ceasefire One of the remaining Syrian rebel groups in the besieged enclave of Eastern Ghouta, outside Damascus, has announced a ceasefire. The Faylaq al-Rahman group said the UN-brokered truce was...

By News Daily Paper on Mar 23rd, 2018

Syria war: First rebels leave defeated Eastern Ghouta town Syrian rebels and their families are being evacuated from a key town in the besieged Eastern Ghouta region as part of an agreement with the government. Buses carrying 1,480 people,...

By News Daily Paper on Mar 22nd, 2018

Surgeon David Nott: Hack led to Syria air strike A British surgeon who helped Syrian doctors online has told the Telegraph he fears his computer was hacked, leading to an air strike on a hospital. David Nott, who has performed surgery in various...

By News Daily Paper on Mar 21st, 2018

Ahed Tamimi: Palestinian slap video teen gets eight months in plea deal Media playback is unsupported on your device A Palestinian teenager arrested after slapping an Israeli soldier has accepted a plea deal that will see her serve eight...

By News Daily Paper on Mar 21st, 2018

India confirms killing of 39 workers kidnapped by IS India has confirmed the deaths of 39 construction workers kidnapped by Islamic State militants (IS) in Iraq. Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj said the DNA of 38 workers matched with bodies...

By News Daily Paper on Mar 21st, 2018

Syria war: Dozens killed as rockets hit Damascus market At least 35 civilians have been killed in a rocket attack on a busy market in a government-held district of Syria’s capital Damascus, state media report. Rebels in the besieged...

By News Daily Paper on Mar 21st, 2018

Israel admits striking suspected Syrian nuclear reactor in 2007 Israel’s military has formally admitted that it destroyed a suspected Syrian nuclear reactor in 2007. It said the air raid in the eastern Deir-al-Zour region had removed...

By News Daily Paper on Mar 21st, 2018

Israeli stabbed to death by Palestinian near Jerusalem holy site An Israeli man has been stabbed to death by a Palestinian in the Old City of Jerusalem in the second fatal attack on Israelis in three days. Adiel Colman, a father of four, was...

By News Daily Paper on Mar 19th, 2018

Syria war: Afrin looted by Turkish-backed rebels There have been reports of looting by Turkish-backed Syrian rebels who seized control of the northern Syrian city of Afrin from a Kurdish militia on Sunday. A UK-based monitoring group said shops...

By News Daily Paper on Mar 19th, 2018