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UN hopes imports will help stave off famine in Yemen as diphtheria spreads

UN hopes imports will help stave off famine in Yemen as diphtheria spreads

United Nations aid agencies called yesterday for the Yemeni port of Hodeidah to remain open beyond Friday, the date set by a Saudi-led military coalition, to permit continued delivery of life-saving goods.

Iran says planned US-backed force inside Syria would fan war

Iran says planned US-backed force inside Syria would fan war

Iran said on Tuesday a new US-backed, 30,000-strong force inside Syria would "fan the flames of war", echoing the vehement response of Syria, Turkey and Russia to the plan.

Palestinian leaders call for suspension of recognition of Israel

Palestinian leaders call for suspension of recognition of Israel

The Palestinian Liberation Organization's (PLO) second highest decision-making body called to suspend recognition of Israel until the latter recognizes a state of Palestine, in a decision that could upend nearly 25 years of formal relations between the two governments.

Baghdad twin suicide bombing kills 31

Baghdad twin suicide bombing kills 31

Iraq’s Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi called yesterday for the elimination of militant “sleeper cells” after a twin suicide bombing killed 31 people in Baghdad in the second such attack in three days.

Remand extended for teen in viral ‘slap’ video

Remand extended for teen in viral ‘slap’ video

An Israeli military court yesterday ordered a Palestinian teenager arrested after a viral video showed her hitting two Israeli soldiers held in custody for at least another two days.

Tunisia says more than 900 arrests in anti-austerity violence

Tunisia says more than 900 arrests in anti-austerity violence

Interior ministry spokesman Khlifa Chibani said 41 people aged between 13 and 19 were detained on Sunday amid fresh protests.

10 killed in clashes at Libya's main international airport

10 killed in clashes at Libya's main international airport

Mitiga airport, a former military air base on the eastern outskirts of the capital, was evacuated when the clashes erupted and roads to the facility were closed.

Twin suicide bombing in Iraqi capital kills 31 people

Twin suicide bombing in Iraqi capital kills 31 people

There was no immediate claim of responsibility, but most such attacks in Iraq are the work of the Islamic State jihadist group.

Stricken Turkey plane 'suffered sudden engine surge'

Stricken Turkey plane 'suffered sudden engine surge'

A Turkish passenger plane that plunged off a runway onto a cliff precariously close to the sea suddenly turned after a surge of power in one of its engines, pilots told investigators in comments published Monday.

Suicide attack in Baghdad kills at least 25

Suicide attack in Baghdad kills at least 25

At least 25 people were killed and 63 wounded in a twin suicide bombing in central Baghdad on Monday, the Iraqi health ministry said on its Facebook page.

Abbas calls Trump peace offer ‘slap of the century’

Abbas calls Trump peace offer ‘slap of the century’

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas denounced US President Donald Trump’s Middle East peace efforts as the “slap of the century” yesterday after the White House recognised Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

Army seizes dozens of villages in advance on base

Army seizes dozens of villages in advance on base

Syrian troops have recaptured dozens of towns and villages from militant fighters, a monitor said yesterday, bringing them closer to a key military airport in the country’s northwest.

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