Tag: conflict

US slaps sanctions on Syrian businessman for ‘supporting’ Assad

Washington: The United States on Tuesday imposed sanctions on a Syrian businessman named Samer Foz and over a dozen entities…

Second Israeli strikes hit Syria as Trump calls for bombs to stop

Damascus:Israel launched a second round of strikes against Syria in 24 hours on Sunday, state media reported, as US President…

Clashes erupt at flashpoint Jerusalem holy site

Jerusalem: Palestinian worshippers clashed with Israeli police at a highly sensitive Jerusalem holy site on Sunday as an Israeli holiday…

At least four dead as car bomb targets foreign forces in Kabul

Kabul:At least four Afghans were killed when a car bomber attacked a foreign military convoy in Kabul on Friday, an…

Israeli anti-occupation NGO under fire for Eurovision billboard

Tel Aviv:An Israeli anti-occupation NGO came under fire Monday for using this year's Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv to…

Israel reopens Gaza crossings on Sunday

Tel Aviv: Israel on Saturday reopened its main border crossings with the Gaza Strip as part of a ceasefire agreement.…

Palestinians say truce reached with Israel to end deadly escalation

Gaza City: Palestinian leaders in Gaza agreed a ceasefire with Israel on Monday to end a deadly two-day escalation in…

Armed group ‘detains’ two Libyan journalists

Tripoli: Two Libyan journalists covering clashes near Tripoli for a private TV channel have been detained by a group loyal…

5 killed in heavy fighting in Yemen’s Taez: MSF

Dubai:Five people have been killed and dozens wounded in Yemen's third city of Taez, Doctors Without Borders (MSF) said Tuesday…

Libya: Death toll climbs, 4 more people killed in latest strikes

Tripoli: The death toll mounted, as the latest round of shelling by forces loyal to General Khalifa Haftar, killed four…

Libya strongman Haftar orders ‘advance’ on Tripoli

Tripoli: Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar ordered his troops Thursday to "advance" on Tripoli, seat of the internationally-recognised unity government, after…

Hamas leader says rocket that hit Israeli house fired in error

Gaza City:Hamas leader Ismail Haniya said Tuesday the rocket from Gaza that hit a house in Israel last week launched…

Israel-Hamas ‘agreement’ on reducing Gaza tensions: Report

As Palestinians prepare to mark the first anniversary of weekly protests along the border fence with Israel, a deal has…

Fireballs and black smoke billow from final IS holdout in Syria

Baghuz: The rattle of guns, bomb blasts and black smoke -- a deluge of fire is being unleashed on the…

Israel hits Hamas sites after balloons with ‘explosive device’

Gaza City:Israeli aircraft have struck two Hamas observation points in the Gaza Strip, a security source said Sunday, after the…

Palestinian dies after Israel border clashes: Gaza ministry

Gaza City: A Palestinian teenager succumbed to his wounds on Monday three days after being shot by Israeli forces during…

Drone attack hits loyalist base in Yemen: army, rebels

Dubai: A rebel drone attack on a Yemen's largest air base killed several loyalist soldiers on Thursday, a pro-government source…

IS counterattack in east Syria leaves 32 dead: monitor

Beirut: Die-hard jihadists defending their last bastions in eastern Syria used the cover of bad weather to launch a vain…

Syria opposition urges Arab states not to mend ties with Assad

Riyadh: Syria's opposition chief on Sunday urged Arab leaders not to rebuild relations with President Bashar al-Assad's government, voicing frustration…

UN-led monitors meet in Yemen’s Hodeida as clashes test truce

Hodeid: A UN-led team tasked with monitoring a ceasefire met Wednesday in Yemen's flashpoint city of Hodeida, after sporadic clashes…