Articles by Yonatan Allon
The rose-red city of Petra has welcomed more than half a million visitors since the beginning of this year, Chairman of the Board of Commissioners of the Petra Development and Tourism Region Authority (PDTRA) Suleiman Farajat said on Sunday.
The US Navy seized over 2,100 assault rifles from a ship in the Gulf of Oman it believes came from Iran and were bound for Yemen’s Iranian-backed Houthi militia, a Navy spokesman said Tuesday. It was the latest capture of weapons allegedly heading to the Arab world’s poorest country.
The succession of Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri, who was believed to have been killed in a U.S. raid last year, remains unclear, a U.S. intelligence official said on Tuesday.
Ratney was recently the chargé d’Affaires at the US Embassy in Jerusalem and previously served as the deputy chief of mission at the US Embassy in Qatar.