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These include a lawsuit on Monday by families of about 800 attack victims, as well as 1,500 people injured after responding to the New York attack.
Yesterday morning, at least 10 people were killed and several others injured in fierce fighting between Somali government forces and al-Shabaab militants in the town of Barawa.
24 March 2017 - Noting that international engagement on reviving the Middle East peace process over the last three months reconfirmed the consensus that the two-state solution is the only means of realizing the national aspirations of both peoples a ...
That nobility did not find its way to the people. Before Daqamseh's trial, two hundred lawyers and the Jordanian Bar Association competed for the privilege of defending him.
Intensified fighting has led to more than 48,000 people being driven from their homes in Taiz governorate - where Mokha is located - in the past six weeks alone, UNHCR said.
Ten of thousands of people are fleeing the Iraqi city of Mosul, held by theIslamic State (IS) group, in fear of US-led air strikes and fierce fighting by Iraqi ground troops.
Just as the West once pushed opium on China or alcohol on the native peoples of this land we're sitting on, the West pushes weapons on Western Asia, and the top weapons dealer to the world, to poor nations, and to the Middle East is the United States ...
We are on the precipice of another humanitarian crisis. The famine that is raging in Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan, and Yemen is threatening the lives of millions of people. The crisis is urgent, complex and vast. Without swift action, alarming food ...
Almost 6,000 people have been picked up by Italian-coordinated rescue boats since the end of last week, bringing the number brought to Italy since the start of 2017 to about 22,000, a significant increase on the same period in previous years.
People flying out of India might end up avoiding airlines of Middle Eastern countries for long haul flights. On March 21, the US administration announced that all digital devices except smartphones are banned on-board for certain flights originating in ...
Wednesday's attack on the British Parliament, in which three people and the assailant were killed, was the latest in a series of deadly incidents and attention-grabbing stunts targeting the heart of Britain's political establishment.
Dubai: Amazon.com Inc. has agreed in principle to buy Dubai-based Internet retailer Souq.com, one of the best-known names in the Middle East's online shopping market, people familiar with the deal said on Wednesday. Souq.com, which sells consumer ...
"People here are poor," he says. "There are few jobs. young people had no opportunities so they became Da'esh [IS] fighters.
Quite obvious is the fact that this regime is facing a new balance of power in the Middle East and across the globe as the Trump administration has begun overhauling his predecessor's disastrous Iran appeasement policy that allowed Tehran ignite the ...
British far-right activist Tommy Robinson rushed to the scene of the attacks in London on Wednesday that left several dead and injured - and was immediately ...
Stop the war UK, the largest anti-war group in Britain, release the statement below after the attacks by a lone man in London killed four people on March 22, ...
An advertisement for a Regents Park property has faced backlash for noting that Middle Eastern people seen shopping in the suburb were not locals.
Mosul - About 600,000 people remain in the areas of west Mosul held by the Islamic State group, including 400,000 who are "trapped" in the Old City under siege-like conditions, the UN said Thursday.
London - The car careered down Westminster Bridge, smashing into anyone it could reach - teenagers, tourists, commuters, police officers.
Fast-growing Middle Eastern airlines have been luring business travelers away from carriers in the U.S., Europe and Asia for years.
The Second Deputy Speaker of the Palestinian Parliament, Hassan Khreesheh, said on Tuesday that the increasing Israeli detention of Palestinian MPs is intended to undermine their social and economic roles within their local communities, Al-Resalah ...
For some in the Middle East, the sight of a barn owl has traditionally been regarded as a bad omen. But, amid the seemingly endless failed attempts to bring ...
At least 33 people have been killed in an air strike on a school in a village west of the Islamic State-held Syrian city of Raqqa, a monitoring group says.
Because Burnham did grow up at the disadvantaged end of the country, a region where, for too many people, chasing opportunities means leaving.
AIR passengers travelling to Britain from six countries in the Middle East and North Africa will be banned from carrying laptops and large electronic devices in their hand luggage, Downing Street announced yesterday.
The US Census Bureau plans to redefine 'white' to exclude people with Middle Eastern and North African origins. It's a reminder that the identity has always ...
The U.S. and U.K. on Tuesday banned people flying from much of the Middle East and North Africa from carrying laptops, tablets and other large electronic devices in the airplane cabin because of concerns about terrorism.
The Census Bureau said that when it tested a new Mena category in 2015, people of Middle Eastern or North African descent tended to check off that box.
A bombing at Cairo's largest Coptic cathedral killed at least 25 people and wounded 49 in December. Pope Francis has urged an end to what he called a "genocide" against Christians in the Middle East, but he has also said it is wrong to equate Islam ...
Without an immediate injection of funds, the UN warns that "people will simply starve to death" in the struggling Horn of Africa country.
The first few buses carrying opposition members and their families drove out of the long-besieged Al-Waer district in the morning, heading for opposition-held areas northeast of Aleppo city.
Amman - After being denied reentry to Palestine by Israeli authorities, one geographer began another study of the relationship between people and place, this time immersed in the emerging culture of hiking along the 600-kilometre-long Jordan Trail.
Gabriel said Germany should avoid reacting in kind to provocations from Turkey because that would only give Erdogan an enemy to direct his people's ire toward, arguing that the Turkish president "needs a bogeyman for his campaign". He also warned ...
Italy will host a meeting between European and North African countries next week in a bid to strengthen support for an agreement it struck with Libya to fight people smuggling as migrant arrivals surge. The prime minister of the UN-backed government in ...
Relations between the fundamentalist Shia Iranian regime and the Sunni Saudi Arabian monarchy, which back rival sides in several Middle East conflicts, worsened after hundreds of people including Iranians died in a crush at the 2015 event. Riyadh said ...
"THERE was fighting which took place almost in my village in which six innocent people were killed," says Pastor Kenyi.
"Armenia has a potential to become a global educational hub and we encourage the engagement of young people from the Middle East to come and study in Armenia. This scholarship offers opportunities to talented youth who have been affected, directly or ...
At least 46 people - most of them civilians - have been killed, and dozens more injured, after warplanes struck a mosque in rebel-held Aleppo province during prayer time, Syrian war monitors have reported.
Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) deputies, led by Kurdistan Regional government (KRG) President Masoud Barzani, urged the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) to leave KRG-controlled territory yesterday.
General Ahmed al-Asseri said Hudaida remained under the control of the Houthis, and the port continued to be used for "trafficking people, smuggling weapons and attacks against the line of communications in the Red Sea." The UN said it was "appalled ...
Canada will provide $119 million to help people in countries in the midst of food crises. Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen told reporters in Toronto on Friday that the money will go toward those in Nigeria, South Sudan, Somalia and Yemen who are ...
Fourteen years after their daughter was killed by an Israeli bulldozer, Rachel Corrie's parents said the current American government is unlikely to help them bring a just outcome - either in relation to Rachel's death or the oppression of Palestinians.
Amid a backdrop of the historical Christian village of Alqosh in the Nineveh Plains in Iraq, Athra Kado passionately talked about protecting his Assyrian people as a soldier of the Nineveh Plains Protection Unit.
March 16, 2017 at 12:32 pm | Published in: Africa, Asia & Americas, Iran, Libya, Middle East, News, Somalia, Sudan, US.
Saudi King Salman, center, and Chinese President Xi Jinping, left, arrive for a signing ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China, Thursday, March 16, 2017. Salman began a visit to Beijing Thursday that highlights growing ties ...
The conflict in Yemen has left more than 7,400 people dead and 40,000 wounded since the Saudi-led coalition intervened on the government's side against Iran-backed rebels in March 2015, according to UN figures.
More than 320,000 people have been killed in Syria since the conflict began in March 2011, with Assad's government now holding the upper hand in the bloody war and rebel forces increasingly divided and dispirited.
Iraqi forces launched the operation to recapture Mosul from IS in October, retaking its east before setting their sights on its smaller but more densely populated west.
Eight people were killed and more than 50 wounded when a car bomb exploded in a crowded street in the Iraqi city of Tikrit today, a local official said.
UN refugee agency special envoy Angelina Jolie made an impassioned plea on Wednesday for internationalism in the face of wars driving people from their homes and a "rising tide of nationalism masquerading as patriotism". The Hollywood actress ...


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