Middle East


Israeli army raids offices of Palestinian NGO

Author:  AFP ID:  1568911813866839300 Thu, 2019-09-19 16:45 RAMALLAH, Palestinian Territories: Israel’s army raided the offices of a prominent Palestinian NGO early Thursday, its director said, in an operation Amnesty International said aimed to “crush peaceful activism.” Israeli soldiers forced their … read more

Arab coalition destroys Houthi boat rigged with explosives

Thu, 2019-09-19 19:08 RIYADH: The Arab coalition intercepted and destroyed a Houthi boat laden with explosives on Thursday.  The boat, that was launched from the governorate of Hodeidah, was destroyed in the southern Red Sea, coalition spokesperson Col. Turki Al-Maliki said.  “The coalition’s naval … read more

Tunisia presidential candidate to stay in jail

Author:  AFP ID:  1568839406829533200 Wed, 2019-09-18 19:24 TUNIS: A fresh appeal for the release of jailed media mogul Nabil Karoui who has a reached a runoff in Tunisia’s presidential polls was turned down on Wednesday, his lawyers said. “The judge … read more