Middle East

Houthis, aid group: Death toll from prison airstrike at 82

 The death toll from a Saudi-led coalition airstrike that hit a prison run by Yemen’s Houthi rebels climbed to at least 82 detainees, the rebels and an aid group said Saturday. Internet access in the Arab world’s poorest country meanwhile remained largely down as the coalition continued airstrikes on the capital of Sanaa and elsewhere. The airstrike ...

19:30 Et January 22, 2022

UN urges Taliban to provide info on whereabouts of missing activists

The United Nations on Saturday called on the Taliban to provide information on the whereabouts of two women rights activists who were allegedly abducted from their houses in ...

13:53 Et January 22, 2022

EU calls on Israel to stop demolitions in East Jerusalem

The European Union has urged Israel to halt demolitions in occupied East Jerusalem, calling the displacement of Palestinians illegal under international law. The EU urged Israel not to ...

13:45 Et January 20, 2022

Palestine warns Israel against home eviction in East Jerusalem

Palestine on Monday warned Israel against its measures of expelling Palestinian families from their homes in East Jerusalem. "The Israeli attempts to evict the Salhiya family from their ...

18:00 Et January 18, 2022

Satellite photos show aftermath of Abu Dhabi oil site attack

Satellite photos obtained by The Associated Press on Tuesday appear to show the aftermath of a fatal attack on an oil facility in the capital of the United ...

15:00 Et January 18, 2022

Arab coalition forces strike Sanaa in response to attack on UAE

The Saudi-led coalition forces announced on Tuesday that they are carrying out airstrikes on Sanaa in response to the latest attacks on Abu Dhabi, capital of the United ...

12:45 Et January 18, 2022

Yemen's Houthi rebels claim responsibility for drone strike in UAE

Yemen's Houthi rebel group claimed on Monday responsibility for a "qualitative military operation" that struck areas deep inside the United Arab Emirates (UAE) as part of the Saudi-led ...

19:00 Et January 17, 2022

Suspected drone attack in Abu Dhabi kills 3, wounds 6

A possible drone attack may have sparked an explosion that struck three oil tankers in Abu Dhabi and another fire at an extension of Abu Dhabi International Airport ...

13:34 Et January 17, 2022

Jordanian military officer killed, 3 injured in shooting with smugglers at border with Syria

An officer of the Jordanian Armed Forces was killed on Sunday and three other border guards were injured in an exchange of fire with smugglers along the border with Syria, the state-run Petra news agency reported. At dawn on Sunday, a group of smugglers opened fire at Jordanian border guards, who fired back and forced ...

18:33 Et January 16, 2022

Iran, Saudi Arabia 'preparing to reopen embassies,' says Iranian lawmaker

Six years after snapping their diplomatic ties, arch-foes Iran and Saudi Arabia are slowly moving toward rapprochement and preparing to reopen embassies, according to a senior Iranian lawmaker. ...

13:15 Et January 16, 2022
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