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30 inmates escape from Lebanon jail

30 inmates escape from Lebanon jail

More than 30 people fled a Lebanon detention centre at dawn yesterday, security forces said, after sawing their way through a window, according to a judicial official.

Islamic Jihad agrees Gaza truce with Israel to end conflict

Islamic Jihad agrees Gaza truce with Israel to end conflict

Islamic Jihad fighters yesterday agreed terms of an Egyptian-brokered truce with Israel, intended to end three days of intense conflict that has left at least 43 Palestinians dead.

Qatar strongly condemns settlers storming Al-Aqsa Mosque

Qatar strongly condemns settlers storming Al-Aqsa Mosque

The State of Qatar expressed its strong condemnation and denunciation of the storming of dozens of settlers in the courtyards of the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque under the protection of the Israeli occupation forces.

Air strikes, rocket attacks pound Gaza in second day of fighting

Air strikes, rocket attacks pound Gaza in second day of fighting

Israeli aircraft struck in Gaza yesterday, a day after an Israeli operation set off a cross-border flare-up that ended more than a year of relative calm.

Reactions to Israel-Gaza showdown

Reactions to Israel-Gaza showdown

The latest deadly flare-up in Gaza has drawn reactions from the international community, along with a chorus of calls for a de-escalation.

‘Enough!’: Exhausted Gazans again under fire

‘Enough!’: Exhausted Gazans again under fire

With empty streets and drawn curtains, Gaza feels like a ghost town. Its residents - tested by repeated wars - feel like they are living the same scenes again and again. Before Israel launched its “pre-emptive” strikes on militants in the Gaza Strip, the Palestinian territory was enjoying a summer u

Tens of thousands gather in show of force by Iraq’s Sadr

Tens of thousands gather in show of force by Iraq’s Sadr

Tens of thousands attended mass prayers yesterday in Baghdad’s Green Zone in a new power play by Iraqi cleric Moqtada Sadr after his adversaries conditionally backed his call for early elections. Sadr, a long-time political and religious force in the oil-rich but war-scarred country, has for months

Deadly Israel air strikes on Gaza kill over 15 Palestinians

Deadly Israel air strikes on Gaza kill over 15 Palestinians

Israel pounded Gaza with air strikes Friday, killing more than 15 people, including a top militant, and triggering a barrage of retaliatory rocket fire from the territory.

Parliament sit-in will continue until demands met, says Sadr

Parliament sit-in will continue until demands met, says Sadr

Iraqi populist cleric Moqtada al-Sadr yesterday told his supporters to continue their sit-in occupation of the Baghdad parliament until his demands, which include early elections and unspecified constitutional changes, are met.

A year on, Iran President Raisi faces economy in trouble

A year on, Iran President Raisi faces economy in trouble

A year after Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi took power, his government has curbed the Covid pandemic but faces a sharp downturn of the sanctions-hit economy as nuclear talks remain stalled.

Lebanon allows departure of ship accused of carrying stolen Ukrainian grain

Lebanon allows departure of ship accused of carrying stolen Ukrainian grain

Lebanon’s top prosecutor has lifted his seizure order on a ship accused by Ukraine of carrying stolen flour and barley, allowing it to sail after finding “no criminal offence committed”, a senior judicial source told Reuters.

Thousands protest against Iraq parliament occupation

Thousands protest against Iraq parliament occupation

Thousands of Iraqis took to the streets of Baghdad yesterday in counter-protests as rival supporters of cleric Moqtada Sadr extended their occupation of parliament into a third day.

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