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Dozens of civilians killed in school bus attack

The Saudi-UAE military alliance at war with Yemen's Houthi rebels has been blamed for an air attack on a school bus that killed dozens of people, including at least 29 Read More

Jalalabad: Gunmen take dozens hostage in eastern Afghanistan

Gunmen have taken dozens of people hostage after a suicide bomber blew himself up outside a government building in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad, according to officials.  Nangarhar provincial Read More

Powerful quake kills 14 on Indonesia’s Lombok island

At least 14 people were killed and more than 160 injured after a 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck Indonesia's Lombok island. Sunday morning's tremor was followed by two strong secondary quakes and Read More

Saudi Arabia suspends oil exports through Bab al-Mandeb

Saudi Arabia, the world's top oil exporter, temporarily suspended all oil shipments through the Bab al-Mandeb Strait after attacks on two crude-carrying vessels by Houthi rebels in Yemen. Saudi Arabia's Read More

Israeli forces arrest Palestinian female journalist in Hebron

Two-year-old Yahya followed his mother Lama Khater to the front door of their house in the occupied West Bank city of Hebron, trying to leave with her as she was Read More

Greece wildfires: Survivors of deadly blazes dig through wreckage

Late on Monday night, Giorgos Stabelos was sitting in his living room at home in the Greek coastal town of Rafina, watching the news when the presenter uttered a sentence Read More

Israeli army kills Palestinian teen in Bethlehem raid

Israeli soldiers have shot dead a Palestinian teenager and rounded up at least 11 others during an overnight raid in the occupied West Bank.  Arkan Thaer Mizhar, 15, was shot Read More

Pompeo calls Iran’s religious leaders ‘hypocritical holy men’

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has blasted Iran's religious leaders as "hypocritical holy men" whom he says are more interested in lining their pockets and spreading hardline views abroad Read More

Is the US behind the protests in Iraq?

Is the United States behind the protests in southern Iraq? Well, the answer to that question is both yes and no. Yes, because the US led the invasion and occupation Read More

Syrian rebels ‘reach agreement’ with government to leave Quneitra

Syrian rebels have reached an agreement with government forces to leave the strategic area of Quneitra along the border with the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, Syria's official SANA news agency reported. Read More