Millions of children in war-torn Yemen could be pushed to “the brink of starvation” due to a lack of funding amid the coronavirus pandemic, the UN children’s agency said yesterday.
A UN rights investigator urged the European Union yesterday to consider measures to prevent or punish any Israeli annexation of parts of the occupied West Bank, a few days after over 1,000 European lawmakers made a similar call.
Lebanon’s President Michel Aoun yesterday warned against any attempt to destabilise “security and the street”, after angry protests over the country’s worst economic crisis in decades.
Israel's planned annexation of parts of the occupied West Bank would be a "declaration of war", Gaza rulers Hamas said on Thursday, as a UN envoy warned the move could fuel extremism.
Egypt’s warning that it could intervene directly in neighbouring Libya will not deter Turkey supporting its Libyan allies, a senior Turkish official said yesterday, amid tensions between regional rivals Cairo and Ankara.
Thousands of Palestinians yesterday demonstrated against US President Donald Trump’s plan for the Middle East that includes Israel’s annexation of parts of the occupied West Bank.
When Jacqueline Shahada was blinded in one eye during a Palestinian demonstration along the Gaza border, she never thought she would lose her husband and children too.
Palestinians are worried their restricted access to the salty waters of the Dead Sea and its mineral-rich beaches could be cut further if Israel annexes land in the occupied West Bank.
Libya’s UN-recognised Government of National Accord yesterday denounced Egypt’s warning of military intervention in Libya, labelling it a “declaration of war”. “This is a hostile act, direct interference and amounts to a declaration of war,” the GNA said in a statement.
Four-month-old Abdul Rahman, propped up on pillows on a blue blanket in his family’s tent. Two-year-old Walid, striking a boxer’s pose in the centre of the mat. Nine-year-old Ranim, who has never known peace, her bare feet poking out from beneath an embroidered red dress.