Tag: conflict

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…

UN chief says ready to meet Saudi prince to discuss Yemen

United Nations: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Wednesday he was ready to meet Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to…

Trump peace plan to be unveiled in early 2019: Israel’s UN envoy

United Nations: US President Donald Trump's administration has told Israel that it will present its long-awaited Middle East peace plan…

UN wants Syria to account for war dead, detainees

United Nations: The UN Commission of Inquiry on Syria urged the Security Council on Wednesday to press the Syrian government…

Netanyahu hails opening of Czech House in Jerusalem

Jerusalem: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu inaugurated a Czech House in Jerusalem on Tuesday alongside Czech President Milos Zeman, with…

Three US soldiers killed in Afghanistan: NATO

Kabul: Three US soldiers were killed and three wounded by a bomb in Afghanistan Tuesday, NATO said, taking the number…

US warns Russia over Syrian site of alleged chemical attack

Washington: The Pentagon warned Russia on Tuesday against interfering with the site of an alleged chemical weapons attack in Syria's…

Ukrainian president warns of threat of ‘full-scale war’ with Russia

Kiev: Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Tuesday warned of the threat of "full-scale war" and said Russia had sharply increased…

Drought, conflict driving desperate Afghans to marry off children for money: UNICEF

GENEVA: With a devastating drought worsening an already horrendous humanitarian situation in Afghanistan, parents are increasingly compelled to "sell" young…

Alleged Syria chemical attack: Is the Idlib deal in peril?

Beirut: A 10-week-old truce deal in northern Syria looked as precarious as ever Monday after an alleged chemical attack, which…

NATO demands Russia free seized Ukrainian ships

Brussels: NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg on Monday demanded Russia free Ukrainian ships and sailors held after clashes off Crimea, warning…

Israel rearrests Palestinian Jerusalem governor

Jerusalem: Israeli police arrested the Palestinian governor of Jerusalem for the second time in as many months on Sunday after…

Around 100 Syrians struggle to breathe after ‘toxic’ attack

Damascus: Around 100 Syrians have been hospitalised with breathing difficulties in Aleppo, state media and a monitor said Sunday, after…

Drone strike kills five suspected Qaeda members in Yemen

Aden: A drone strike probably carried by the United States killed five suspected Al-Qaeda jihadists, including a local commander, in…

IS counter-attacks kill 47 US-backed fighters in east Syria: monitor

Beirut: Counter-attacks by the Islamic State group have killed at least 47 US-backed fighters over two days as the jihadists…

14 Palestinian protesters wounded by Israeli gunfire: Gaza ministry

Gaza City: At least 14 Palestinians were wounded by Israeli gunfire Friday during protests along the Gaza border, the enclave's…

Israeli sues Airbnb over ouster of settler rentals

Jerusalem: Israeli lawyers have filed a class action against Airbnb after its decision to remove Jewish settler homes in the…

Leading activist among two gunned down in northwest Syria

Kafr Nabal: A prominent Syrian activist was gunned down Friday with a colleague in the country's last rebel bastion, in…

Trump hints could make first visit to troops in Afghanistan

Palm Beach: US President Donald Trump hinted on Thursday he might soon visit American troops in Afghanistan for the first…