Yemen’s warring parties are expected to agree the terms of a prisoner swap in about 10 days, a representative of the internationally recognised government said yesterday, as part of efforts to build confidence in slow-moving peace talks.
Kurdish-led fighters overran the last village held by the Islamic State group in Syria on Wednesday, confining its once vast cross-border "caliphate" to two small hamlets, a war monitor said.
A ban on flights to Sulaymaniyah Airport in Iraq will be lifted on Friday, Turkey's Transport and Infrastructure Minister said on Wednesday.
A car bomb shook the Syrian regime’s coastal stronghold of Latakia yesterday, killing one person and wounding more than a dozen others, state news agency SANA reported.
A Hamas armed wing member killed by Israeli fire after soldier injured was killed by Israeli tank fire along the Gaza border Tuesday
Air strikes by a Saudi-led coalition have killed at least three people in Yemen’s rebel-held capital Sanaa, the Houthi-affiliated Health Ministry said yesterday.
Sudanese police fired tear gas at hundreds of protesters planning to march on parliament yesterday, as President Omar al-Bashir insisted demonstrators who died in anti-government rallies were not killed by security forces.
Sudanese security forces fired tear gas on Sunday at several hundred protesters and chased them down side streets, a Reuters witness said, as anti-government protests entered their second month.