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Israeli Army Reinforces in West Bank after Synagogue Shooting

Israeli Army Reinforces in West Bank after Synagogue Shooting

A possible shooting attack wounded two people in Jerusalem on Saturday, as Israel's military said it was boosting its forces in the occupied West Bank after a Palestinian gunman shot dead seven people near a synagogue on the outskirts of the city.

Yemen Urges Support for Legitimate Govt, Ending Houthi Ties to Iran

Yemen Urges Support for Legitimate Govt, Ending Houthi Ties to Iran

Yemen’s legitimate government reiterated on Friday its call on the international community to provide it with political and economic support. Foreign Minister Ahmed bin Awad bin Mubarak met on Friday with Director of the Middle East and North Africa of German Foreign Office Dr.

UN Warns of Record Rates of Hunger in Syria

The World Food Programme warned on Friday that hunger rates in Syria have soared to record highs after more than a decade of devastating conflict. A brutal war that triggered years of economic crisis and damaged vital infrastructure has put 2.9 million at risk of sliding into hunger, while anothe

US Sanctions Paraguay VP, Former President for Links to Hezbollah

US Sanctions Paraguay VP, Former President for Links to Hezbollah

The United States issued sanctions against Paraguay’s former President Horacio Cartes Jara and current Vice President Hugo Velázquez Moreno on Thursday, unveiling explosive accusations that they participated in widespread schemes of corruption and have ties to members of a terrorist organization.

All Eyes on Turnout as Tunisia Votes again after Boycott

All Eyes on Turnout as Tunisia Votes again after Boycott

Tunisians are to vote again on Sunday in elections for a parliament stripped of its powers, the final pillar of President Kais Saied's remake of politics in the birthplace of the Arab Spring. The second-round vote comes as the North African country grapples with a grave economic crisis and deep p

US Says it Supports Morocco’s Autonomy Plan in Sahara

US Says it Supports Morocco’s Autonomy Plan in Sahara

The US Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs, Michele Sison, reiterated on Wednesday Washington’s support to the Moroccan autonomy plan as a serious, credible and realistic solution to the dispute over the Sahara. “The United States continues to consider the autonomy

SDF Arrests ISIS Commander in Eastern Syria

SDF Arrests ISIS Commander in Eastern Syria

Syrian Kurdish-led forces captured a local ISIS commander in eastern Syria as part of an ongoing operation targeting sleeper cells in the city of Raqqa, the US-backed forces announced Thursday. The commander served as the chief of the extremist group’s faction for Raqqa and was among the 68 milit

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