More than 5mn children risk famine in war-torn Yemen as food and fuel prices soar, Save the Children said yesterday, warning an entire generation may face death and “starvation on an unprecedented scale”.
The United States is seeking to negotiate a treaty with Iran that will cover both its ballistic missile and nuclear programs, US special envoy for Iran Brian Hook said on Wednesday ahead of UN meetings in New York next week.
An Egyptian appeals court has upheld a three-month prison sentence for prominent human rights activist Khaled Ali, but suspended it for three years.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Russian President Vladimir Putin sought to defuse a crisis yesterday after Syrian defences mistakenly downed a Russian warplane after Israeli air strikes.
Saudi-backed government forces in Yemen launched a series of attacks on rebel-held Hodeidah, military officials said yesterday, raising fears of a humanitarian crisis as an 11-week pause in the battle for the port city ended.
The army confirmed the death of Mohammed Khatib, 24, in custody but said he had not resisted arrest.
Shia militia leader Hadi al-Amiri, one of the most powerful figures in Iraq, withdrew his candidacy for prime minister on Tuesday.
President Donald Trump announced in May that Washington was pulling out of the deal, which lifted international sanctions against Tehran in exchange for restrictions on Iran's nuclear activities.
Turkey, which supports rebels opposed to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, has been holding talks with his allies Russia and Iran over the fate of Idlib.