Yemeni forces loyal to exiled Yemeni President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi drive in the streets of the city of Aden on Saturday. The Yemeni army has recruited 4,800 southern fighters following a presidential decision to integrate loyalist militiamen who helped push Iran-backed rebels out of second city Aden, a military official said. (AFP PHOTO / SALEH AL-OBEIDI)
BEIRUT: Lebanon’s health minister says the country is on the brink of a “major health disaster” unless an immediate solution is found for the country’s trash.
JERUSALEM: Israel on Monday offered to free a Palestinian detainee whose two-month hunger strike has left him in a coma — but only if he goes abroad, a demand his lawyer immediately dismissed.
TRIPOLI: Libya’s internationally recognized prime minister, Abdullah Al-Thani, has withdrawn an offer to resign, a move which would have added to the chaos in the conflict-strewn country, his spokesma
DAMASCUS: The death toll in Syrian government air strikes on a rebel-held town outside Damascus neared 100 on Monday, with UN officials expressing horror at the “unacceptable” attack.
ADEN: Pro-government forces supported by Gulf air strikes have made key gains against Iran-backed Shiite rebels in Yemen’s third city Taez, seen as a gateway to the capital, military sources said Sund
KUWAIT: A huge arms cache seized in Kuwait last week was smuggled into the country from Iran, two Kuwaiti newspapers reported on Sunday.
BEIRUT: At least 82 people were killed in Syrian regime air raids Sunday on a town outside Damascus, a monitor said, as the UN’s top humanitarian chief held talks with government officials.
BAGHDAD: An Iraqi parliamentary panel called on Sunday for dozens of security and political officials, including former Prime Minister Nuri Al-Maliki, to be referred to court in connection with the fa
JERUSALEM: Israeli military and police shot two Palestinians, one fatally, after separate stabbing attacks on security forces in the West Bank on Saturday, authorities said.
AMMAN: Militants have tried to sneak into Jordan from Syria by blending in with Syrian refugees, and attempts to smuggle weapons and drugs into Jordan have increased, the commander of Jordan’s Border
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