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ISIL ‘using thousands as human shields’ in Iraq’s Mosul

ISIL ‘using thousands as human shields’ in Iraq’s Mosul

Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant appears to be using tens of thousands of people as “human shields” in and around Mosul, where Iraqi forces are waging an offensive…

More than 1,400 suspected cholera cases in Yemen: WHO

More than 1,400 suspected cholera cases in Yemen: WHO

The number of suspected cholera cases in Yemen has skyrocketed to 1,410 within three weeks of an outbreak being declared, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO). Eighteen months of…

Turkey expects first F-35 delivery in 2018

Turkey expects first F-35 delivery in 2018

Turkey expects to take delivery of its first Lockheed Martin Corp F-35A fighter jets in 2018 and has decided to order a second batch, the Undersecretariat for Defense Industries said on Friday.…

OPEC fail to agree on how to curb oil supplies

OPEC fail to agree on how to curb oil supplies

OPEC officials meeting in Vienna to work out the details of their plan to reduce oil production failed to reach agreement after hours of talks on Friday, amid objections by Iran…

The region’s largest forest is coming up in Qatar’s desert

The region’s largest forest is coming up in Qatar’s desert

The biggest manmade forest in the region is being created in the middle of the desert north of Doha. The wood, which will cover an area of 8.3 square km, will…

Repairing Palestine’s historic mosaics

Repairing Palestine’s historic mosaics

Mary Pelletier : The sprawling mosaics at Hisham’s Palace in the occupied West Bank city of Jericho were on rare display for a single day in October, celebrating the start of a long-awaited…

Growth in BH Industrial Production recorded in September

Growth in BH Industrial Production recorded in September

Industrial production in BiH in September recorded an increase by 3.6 %, in comparison to September last year. According to data from the Agency for Statistics, in September this year…

Syrian rebels launch Aleppo counterattack

Syrian rebels launch Aleppo counterattack

Syrian rebels staged a counterattack in Aleppo with heavy shelling of government-held areas after a weeks-long Russian-backed offensive against besieged districts held by rebels. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights…

Yemen’s Houthis accused of firing missile at Mecca

Yemen’s Houthis accused of firing missile at Mecca

Yemen’s Houthi rebels have been accused of targeting Saudi Arabia’s holy city of Mecca by launching a long-range ballistic missile from 500km over the border. The rebels and their ally…

Tensions soar along frontier in disputed Kashmir region

Tensions soar along frontier in disputed Kashmir region

Pakistan on Friday accused India of killing three civilians – including a seven-year-old girl – and wounding several others in cross-border fire as tensions soar in disputed Kashmir. The incident…