Middle East

19 million Yemenis in need of relief aid : UN Official

Speaking during a visit to the Yemeni port city of Aden, Stephen O’Brien, the UN under-secretary-general for humanitarian affairs, called on the international community to increase its funding for life-saving ...

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Army soldiers, allies kill Saudi mercenaries off Yemen coast

Yemeni forces have launched an operation against Riyadh-backed militiamen loyal to the former government, killing scores of them, including the commander of Saudi-led Emirati troops in Yemen. The media bureau ...

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Nasrallah warns Israel, calls removal Dimona nuclear reactor

Hezbollah Secretary-General Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah has warned against the threats posed to Lebanon by Israel, calling for the removal of the regime’s Dimona nuclear reactor. He made the comments during ...

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Yemeni forces shoot down Saudi Arabian drone over Ma’rib

Fighters from Yemen’s Houthi Ansarullah movement have downed a Saudi Arabian drone over the war-torn country’s central province of Ma’rib. According to Yemeni military sources, the unmanned aerial vehicle was shot down while ...

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Hezbollah Official: Iran source of stability in region

Hezbollah Resistance Movement’s second-in-command, Sheikh Naim Qassem, urged Persian Gulf countries to cooperate with Iran if they want to contribute to regional security. “If (Persian) Gulf countries want to thrive ...

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CIA honors Saudi crown prince with ‘George Tenet Medal’

The US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has honored Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef with its prestigious “George Tenet Medal” for his “intelligence work in the fight against terrorism.” The ...

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Kuwait sends forces to Iraq border amid tensions

Kuwait has deployed military forces to its border with Iraq amid tensions over Baghdad’s handover of a waterway’s sovereignty to Kuwait city. Four units of Kuwaiti special forces were stationed ...

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Over two-thirds of Yemenis food insecure: UN agencies

Three United Nations agencies have launched an emergency food aid appeal to avert a humanitarian catastrophe in war-torn Yemen as more than two-thirds of Yemenis are struggling to feed themselves ...

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