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KSrelief Gives Helping Hand to Yemen Orphans

KSrelief Gives Helping Hand to Yemen Orphans

The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief) has launched several recreational programs and activities as part of the “Empowering Orphans and Strengthening Their Resilience” program in Yemen. The programs help orphans and their families in Aden, Marib and Mahra, and include acti

Morocco Gets 2 Mln AstraZeneca Vaccine Doses; 1st Big Shipment to Africa

Morocco Gets 2 Mln AstraZeneca Vaccine Doses; 1st Big Shipment to Africa

Morocco received 2 million doses of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine on Friday, becoming the first African country to get a large enough shipment to roll out a nationwide immunization program. The consignment arrived on a Royal Air Maroc flight from India, which began exporting the vaccine, develop

Israeli Army Says it Downed Drone that Came from Lebanon

Israel’s military said on Friday it downed a drone that crossed from Lebanon and would continue to protect its sovereignty. With frictions high between Israel and the Iranian-backed Lebanese Hezbollah, drone activity is common along the border.

US, Europe Welcome Outcomes of Libyan Political Dialogue Forum

US, Europe Welcome Outcomes of Libyan Political Dialogue Forum

The governments of France, Germany, Italy, the UK and the US have welcomed the outcomes of the Libyan Political Dialogue Forum’s (LPDF).

Fatah Yet to Decide on Presidential Candidate for Upcoming Palestinian Elections

Fatah Yet to Decide on Presidential Candidate for Upcoming Palestinian Elections

An official from the Palestinian Fatah movement revealed that it has not yet kicked off discussions on its presidential candidate for upcoming elections set for July 31. He told Asharq Al-Awsat that President Mahmoud Abbas’ candidacy has not yet been proposed, but that does not mean that he will

10 More Bodies Found in Libya Mass Grave

10 More Bodies Found in Libya Mass Grave

Forensics teams in war-shattered Libya have discovered 10 more bodies in mass graves in a once militia-controlled town outside the capital Tripoli, the Government of National Accord said on Thursday. "Three bodies were blindfolded and their wrists bound," the GNA's interior ministry said in a Fac

UN Says 12 Murdered in Syria Camp in Two Weeks

UN Says 12 Murdered in Syria Camp in Two Weeks

Twelve murders have taken place at a displaced camp in northeast Syria in just over two weeks, the UN said Thursday, sounding the alarm over an “increasingly untenable” security situation. Held by Kurdish forces, Al-Hol camp — Syria’s biggest — holds almost 62,000 people, of whom more than 80 per

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