Arab World

UN Urges More Aid to Egypt in Support of Refugees

UN Urges More Aid to Egypt in Support of Refugees

Commissioner of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi called Monday for intensifying help to Egypt, which hosts a large number of refugees, especially Syrians and Africans.

Washington Vows to Counter Iran In Region, Hezbollah In Lebanon

Washington Vows to Counter Iran In Region, Hezbollah In Lebanon

The file of Hezbollah’s tunnels in the south of Lebanon was the main item of discussion during meetings held Monday between Lebanese officials and US Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs, David Hale who said it was unacceptable to have a militia outside the control of the state. It was c

Yemeni Army Registers 200 Houthi Attempts to Violate Truce

During the past 20 days, the Yemeni national army registered 200 attempts by the Iran-backed Houthi militias to violate the truce in the Hodeidah province. These violations included the use of medium and large-caliber weapons against military positions in areas close to the port city, including D

MSF Says Yemen’s Children Victim of Houthi Mines

MSF Says Yemen’s Children Victim of Houthi Mines

Houthi militias continue to plant landmines in areas under their control, causing casualties among civilians, including children. Doctors without Borders (MSF) issued a new report saying that in an effort to prevent the advance of the Arab Coalition’s ground troops, thousands of mines and improvi

Lebanon’s Finance Minister Rules out Discussions over Public Debt Restructuring

Lebanon’s Finance Minister Rules out Discussions over Public Debt Restructuring

Minister of Finance in the Lebanese caretaker government, Ali Hassan Khalil, said that restructuring the public debt was not on the discussion table, underlining the country’s commitment to preserve the rights of depositors, banks and sovereign bondholders. His remarks came in response to the con

Calls for Escalation in Response to Incursions in Ramallah

Calls for Escalation in Response to Incursions in Ramallah

Palestinian factions have called to consider next Friday “a field escalation in areas bordering the occupation and its settlers.” They said their call comes in response to the incursions carried out by the Israeli army in a number of West Bank cities under the pretext of searching for the perpetr

UN Envoy Slams Foreign Meddling in Libyan Affairs

UN Envoy Slams Foreign Meddling in Libyan Affairs

United Nations special envoy to Libya Ghassan Salame condemned on Sunday foreign meddling in the country’s internal affairs. The envoy had made a surprise visit to the country, landing in Tamanhant airport on his way to Sebha at the head of a special committee for the South that was formed by the

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