video Special Turkey calls on EU help to battle deadly wildfires

Turkey calls on EU help to battle deadly wildfires

  • Ankara activated the EU Civil Protection Mechanism to ask the European Commission for firefighting support
video By MENEKSE TOKYAY ·

Iran supreme leader endorses hard-line protégé as president

Iran supreme leader endorses hard-line protégé as president

  • New Iran president Ebrahim Raisi: Government would try to improve living conditions which have suffered under the sanctions
By AP ·

Update UN rights chief concerned about Tunisia turmoil, offers help

UN rights chief concerned about Tunisia turmoil, offers help

  • Tunisia has plunged into political turmoil, adding to the crippling economic crisis as well as a wave of COVID-19 infections
By AFP ·

Saudi Arabia candidate for UK ‘green list’: reports 

Saudi Arabia candidate for UK ‘green list’: reports 

  • Four other countries are also on the “green watch list”
By Arab News ·

Aminah Mohamad, 8, pictured during an interview with ICSVE in northeast Syria on July 31. (Credit: icsve.org)

8-year-old girl born under Daesh control to return to US

  • Aminah Mohammed’s mother and father were killed while members of terror group
  • Rescued from Syrian camp with help from US diplomat and Canadian former Daesh member
By Arab News ·

Head of group for exiled Belarusians found hanged in Ukraine

Head of group for exiled Belarusians found hanged in Ukraine

  • Vitaly Shishov, leader of the Kyiv-based Belarusian House in Ukraine, was found hanged in a park not far from his home, police said
  • A probe has been launched, with police investigating whether it was a suicide or a murder made to look like suicide
By AP ·

Saudi Aramco investors expect profit surge after strong first half

Saudi Aramco investors expect profit surge after strong first half

  • Investors looking for news on size of dividend
  • JP Morgan predicts $23.7bn of net income
By Frank Kane ·

Belarus sends reporter to prison over deleted chat messages

Belarus sends reporter to prison over deleted chat messages

  • Belarus sentences journalist to 1.5 years in prison for insulting the Belarusian president in a deleted chat group
  • Belarusian authorities have ramped up the pressure against non-governmental organizations and independent media in recent weeks

Belarus sends reporter to prison over deleted chat messages

Belarus sends reporter to prison over deleted chat messages

  • Belarus sentences journalist to 1.5 years in prison for insulting the Belarusian president in a deleted chat group
  • Belarusian authorities have ramped up the pressure against non-governmental organizations and independent media in recent weeks