DUBAI: Media cannot be free without journalists feeling free and safe, said Princess Rym Ali of Jordan at the 9th annual WAN-Ifra Middle East Conference on Wednesday.
GAZA CITY: Gaza militants fired a salvo of more than two dozen rockets at southern Israel on Wednesday, prompting a sharp warning from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
AMMAN: Jordanian prosecutors on Wednesday charged a teenage girl’s 40-year-old father and 16-year-old brother with rape after she gave birth to a baby girl, a judicial official said.
ROME: Libya’s fugitive ex-prime minister Ali Zeidan has flown to Germany in defiance of a travel ban after changing planes in Malta, Maltese government sources told AFP Wednesday.
TRIPOLI: Libya’s parliament voted Prime Minister Ali Zeidan out of office on Tuesday after a tanker loaded with oil from a rebel-held port escaped the navy, officials said.
CAIRO: A doctor in Egypt will face trial for performing a female circumcision operation that killed a teenage girl, a judicial official said on Tuesday.
Successful strategies for media houses will be under spotlight at Wan-Ifra’s 9th Mideast conference that begins on March 12.
GAZA CITY, Palestinian Territories: An Israeli air strike killed three Palestinians in the southern Gaza Strip on Tuesday, the territory’s Hamas-run health ministry said.
CAIRO: At least 24 people were killed in Egypt Tuesday when a bus plowed into a truck parked on the side of a road, police and medics said.
AMMAN: The UN said Tuesday the number of children impacted by Syria’s war has doubled in the past year to 5.5 million, many of them trapped in besieged areas and beyond reach.
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