Heavy rains have triggered the collapse of parts of the newly restored National Museum in Yemen’s third city Taiz, in the latest loss to the country’s cultural heritage after years of war.
Kuwait's Amir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah died Tuesday aged 91, plunging his country into mourning for a leader regarded by Gulf Arabs as a savvy diplomatic operator and a humanitarian champion.
Washington has made preparations to withdraw diplomats from Iraq after warning Baghdad it could shut its embassy, two Iraqi officials and two Western diplomats said, a step Iraqis fear could turn their country into a battle zone.
French President Emmanuel Macron admonished Lebanon’s leaders yesterday for serving their own interests ahead of their country and vowed to push ahead with efforts to prevent chaos, but appeared to have no back up plan should his initiative fail.
Hundreds of mourners yesterday buried two Gaza fisherman shot dead at sea, as the Palestinian fishing union blamed Egypt and demanded an investigation.
The UN Special Envoy for Yemen wants to build on yesterday’s announcement of the largest prisoner exchange agreement in the five-year conflict to pave the way for a national ceasefire and a political solution to end the war, he said.
Turkey said on Sunday that Armenia must immediately cease hostility towards Azerbaijan that will "throw the region into fire", amid clashes between Armenian and Azeri forces over the breakaway region