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Kuwait's new Amir takes oath, calls for unity

Kuwait's new Amir takes oath, calls for unity

Kuwait's new Amir was sworn in at parliament today as the country prepared to lay to rest late ruler Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah, who helped steer the US-allied Gulf state through some of the Middle East's most turbulent decades.

Heavy rains trigger collapse at Yemen’s newly restored museum

Heavy rains trigger collapse at Yemen’s newly restored museum

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.

Cabinet names Sheikh Nawaf as Amir

Cabinet names Sheikh Nawaf as Amir

Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah has been named the Amir of Kuwait after the passing of the late Amir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah, Kuwaiti Deputy Prime Minister

Kuwait Amir -veteran defender of Arab unity- passes away

Kuwait Amir -veteran defender of Arab unity- passes away

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.

Palestinians commemorate uprising

Palestinians commemorate uprising

Palestinians gather to commemorate the second intifada and to protest the Israeli normalisation deals with the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain, in Ramallah, in the occupied West Bank, yesterday.

Threat to evacuate US diplomats from Iraq raises fear of war

Threat to evacuate US diplomats from Iraq raises fear of war

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.

Five civilians killed in Baghdad rocket attack

Five civilians killed in Baghdad rocket attack

Iraqi militia groups fired two Katyusha rockets on a house in Baghdad, killing two women and three children and wounding two other children, the Iraqi military said on Monday.

Macron to continue Lebanon initiative

Macron to continue Lebanon initiative

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 attend funeral of Gaza fishermen

Hundreds of mourners attend funeral of Gaza fishermen

Hundreds of mourners yesterday buried two Gaza fisherman shot dead at sea, as the Palestinian fishing union blamed Egypt and demanded an investigation.

Yemen’s warring parties agree to largest prisoner swap

Yemen’s warring parties agree to largest prisoner swap

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 calls on Armenia to end hostility towards Azerbaijan after clashes

Turkey calls on Armenia to end hostility towards Azerbaijan after clashes

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

Lebanon army says two soldiers killed by 'terrorists'

Lebanon army says two soldiers killed by 'terrorists'

Two Lebanese soldiers were killed by "terrorists" overnight in the north of the country, the Lebanese army said on Sunday.

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