Tag: conflict

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…

Israel advances plans for nearly 2,200 settler homes: NGO

Jerusalem: Israeli authorities have advanced plans for nearly 2,200 settlement homes in the occupied West Bank, the Peace Now NGO…

Head of UN monitors arrives in Yemen’s rebel-held Sanaa

Sanaa: The head of the UN team tasked with monitoring a fragile ceasefire in Yemen's port city of Hodeida arrived…

Afghanistan sends team to join Taliban peace talks in UAE

Kabul: An Afghan peace negotiations team has arrived in Abu Dhabi, an official said Tuesday, a day after talks attended…

Yemen rebels return to Sanaa after UN-led talks

Sanaa: A Huthi rebel delegation returned Friday to Yemen's insurgent-controlled capital of Sanaa after wrapping up an initial round of…

Attacker stabs Israeli forces in Jerusalem’s Old City, shot dead: police

Jerusalem: An attacker stabbed two Israeli border police in Jerusalem's Old City before being shot dead on Thursday, police said.…

Iraq marks one year since ‘victory’ against IS

Baghdad: Iraq's premier on Monday marked a year since his country declared victory against the Islamic State group by pledging…

Yemen FM pushes Aden as main airport at UN talks

Rimbo: Yemen's foreign minister on Saturday said the government-controlled city of Aden could be home to the country's main airport,…

Yemen govt supports reopening Sanaa airport under supervision: official

Rimbo: Yemen's government supports the reopening of Sanaa international airport, shut down for years in the country's brutal war, but…

Yemen on brink of ‘major catastrophe’: UN aid chief

Aden: UN aid chief Mark Lowcock warned Saturday that Yemen was "on the brink of a major catastrophe", as the…

Russia takes aim at UN aid to Syrian rebel areas

United Nations: Russia on Thursday called for changes to a UN measure allowing cross-border deliveries of humanitarian aid to millions…

Israel extends arrest of Palestinian Jerusalem governor

Jerusalem: An Israeli court on Thursday extended the remand of the Palestinian governor of Jerusalem for three days following his…

Israel jets bomb targets near Damascus, southern Syria: monitor

Damascus: Israeli jets on Thursday bombed several areas near Damascus as well as in southern Syria, the Syrian Observatory for…

UN chief tempers hopes on Yemen as rebels back peace talks

Buenos Aires: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday played down hopes for an imminent breakthrough on ending Yemen's brutal war,…

Hundreds of injured Gazans at risk of infection: MSF

Ramallah: Around 1,000 Palestinians shot by Israeli forces during months of border clashes have infections that could leave them permanently…

Pompeo, Mattis urge Senate to maintain Saudi military support

Washington: Two top officials from President Donald Trump's administration sought to persuade lawmakers Wednesday to maintain America's increasingly contentious support…