UN sanctions on Iran expire

The 2007 United Nations Security Council arms embargo on Iran expired as slated on Sunday, in accordance with terms of the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) nuclear deal…

Israel to resume settlement building

Israel’s Civil Administration Higher Planning Committee (HPC) has given final approval for the construction of 1,313 new housing units at several settlements. The move marks the first such decision since…

Qatar brokers Gaza-Israel ceasefire

Hamas declared that an understanding has been reached with Israel via foreign mediation, according to a cessation of hostilities has gone into force, effective immediately. The Islamist organization revealed in…