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 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.
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.
Interior ministry spokesman Khlifa Chibani said 41 people aged between 13 and 19 were detained on Sunday amid fresh protests.
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.
There was no immediate claim of responsibility, but most such attacks in Iraq are the work of the Islamic State jihadist group.
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.
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.