Middle East

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    Libyan strongman under pressure to end Tripoli assault

    Agence France-Presse . Tripoli | Updated at 12:00am on April 10, 2019

    Libya’s warring parties Tuesday faced mounting international pressure to halt fighting near the capital that has caused thousands to flee and left several dozen people...

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    Battle rages for Libya’s capital, airport bombed

    Reuters . Tripoli | Updated at 11:58pm on April 08, 2019

    A warplane attacked Tripoli’s only functioning airport on Monday as eastern forces advancing on Libya’s capital disregarded global appeals for a truce in the latest...

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    Starved infants, wounded women crowd Syrian hospitals

    Reuters . Syria | Updated at 12:00am on April 08, 2019

    The paramedics’ log at al-Hol camp in eastern Syria lists the injuries and ailments of infants rushed from the battlefield to its crowded, dirty clinic:...

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    Army shelling kills 22 civilians in Idlib

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 12:00am on April 05, 2019

    Heavy bombardment by the Syrian army of the jihadist-controlled Idlib region has killed 22 civilians, a monitor said Thursday, the latest violence to threaten a...

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    Israeli troops kill Palestinian

    Reuters . Jerusalem | Updated at 12:00am on April 03, 2019

    A Palestinian man was shot dead by Israeli forces on Tuesday during clashes with troops in the occupied West Bank, Palestinian health officials said.The Israeli...

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    UN chief warns against rising anti-Muslim hatred

    Agence France-Presse . Cairo | Updated at 12:00am on April 03, 2019

    UN chief Antonio Guterres warned Tuesday against growing hatred of Muslims, less than a month after a deadly attack on mosques in New Zealand killed...

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    Slain Saudi journalist Khashoggi’s children paid by kingdom: report

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:17pm on April 02, 2019

    The children of murdered Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi have received multimillion-dollar homes and are being paid thousands of dollars per month by...

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    Erdogan suffers major setbacks in local elections

    Reuters . Ankara | Updated at 10:53am on April 01, 2019

    Tayyip Erdogan’s ruling AK Party was on track on Monday to lose control of Turkey’s two biggest cities, Istanbul and Ankara, in a stunning local...

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    Four killed as thousands protest at border, but Gaza-Israel truce holds

    Agence France-Presse . Gaza City | Updated at 12:01pm on March 31, 2019

    Five rockets were launched from the Gaza Strip into Israel, prompting Israeli tanks to respond by firing on Hamas military posts early Sunday, hours after...

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    Thousands rally at Gaza-Israel border as truce holds

    Agence France-Presse . Gaza City | Updated at 12:30am on March 31, 2019

    Tens of thousands of Gazans gathered at the Israeli border Saturday to mark a year since protests and clashes erupted there, but fears of mass...