An Egyptian appeals court has upheld a three-month prison sentence for prominent human rights activist Khaled Ali, but suspended it for three years.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Russian President Vladimir Putin sought to defuse a crisis yesterday after Syrian defences mistakenly downed a Russian warplane after Israeli air strikes.
Saudi-backed government forces in Yemen launched a series of attacks on rebel-held Hodeidah, military officials said yesterday, raising fears of a humanitarian crisis as an 11-week pause in the battle for the port city ended.
The army confirmed the death of Mohammed Khatib, 24, in custody but said he had not resisted arrest.
Shia militia leader Hadi al-Amiri, one of the most powerful figures in Iraq, withdrew his candidacy for prime minister on Tuesday.
President Donald Trump announced in May that Washington was pulling out of the deal, which lifted international sanctions against Tehran in exchange for restrictions on Iran's nuclear activities.
Turkey, which supports rebels opposed to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, has been holding talks with his allies Russia and Iran over the fate of Idlib.
More than 300 doctors and nurses rallied yesterday in the rebel-held Syrian province of Idlib, urging the international community to protect them against an expected offensive by President Bashar al-Assad’s forces.
An air strike by the Saudi-led coalition against a radio station in Yemen’s Houthi-held port city of Hodeidah killed four people yesterday, residents and medical sources said. The attack took place as UN officials engaged in shuttle diplomacy to arrange a resumption of peace talks in the four-year-o
Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen on Sunday underlined Germany's long-term commitment to helping rebuild Iraq as she met with her Iraqi counterpart Irfan al-Hayali in Baghdad to discuss the German army's deployment in his country.