As thousands of Lebanese stood solemnly facing Beirut port yesterday to honour lost relatives and friends, their minute of silence was soon followed by wailing sirens and revolutionary slogans.
Dubai's state airport operator expects a "surge" in passenger traffic over the coming weeks and months, its chief executive said on Wednesday, after the United Arab Emirates announced an easing of travel restrictions from African and Asian countries.
Palestinians facing eviction from Jerusalem’s flashpoint Sheikh Jarrah neighbourhood will have to wait for a ruling that will determine their fate after a discussion in Israel’s Supreme Court yesterday ended without a final decision.
The Lebanese army detained two men over an attack on mourners at a funeral where three people were killed, a security source said, after the Hezbollah demanded the perpetrators be arrested to avoid civil strife.
The United Arab Emirates will start providing China's Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine to children aged 3-17, the UAE government said on Twitter on Monday.
Two humanitarian rescue ships pulled 394 migrants from a dangerously overcrowded wooden boat in the Mediterranean overnight on Sunday in an operation lasting about six hours, a Reuters witness said.
Wildfires in southern Turkey forced more people to flee their homes on Sunday as pressure on the government grew over its response to the deadly forest fires.