Middle East


Houthi militias bury dozens of fighters

Author:  Wed, 2020-02-19 03:49 AL-MUKALLA, YEMEN: Houthi media reported that the Iran-backed militia buried dozens of fighters, including a senior commander, who had been killed in combat against Yemeni government forces or by Saudi-led coalition airstrikes. Brig. Yahiya Abdul Jabbar … read more

UN demands humanitarian corridors for Syria refugees

Author:  Wed, 2020-02-19 01:04 BEIRUT, ANKARA: Syrian regime troops on Tuesday pressed an offensive on the country’s last major opposition enclave where the mass displacement of civilians is sparking fears of a humanitarian catastrophe. Around 900,000 people have been forced … read more

Israel plans new east Jerusalem settlement

Author:  AFP ID:  1582046335714059400 Tue, 2020-02-18 17:15 JERUSALEM: Israel has developed plans to build 9,000 settler homes in annexed east Jerusalem, the first such project in the city in more than 20 years, watchdog Peace Now said Tuesday. Details of … read more