The United Nations has called for three billion dollars of humanitarian aid to save Yemen from famine and cholera as the impoverished Arab country has been hit by more than two years of a Saudi-led military aggression.
A court in Iraq has sentenced a female German citizen to death for joining the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group, and helping the extremists carry out acts of terror against security forces in the crisis-stricken Arab country.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has vowed that his troops would crush the US-backed Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) militia in Syria, saying the militant group could not rely on Washington’s support to defeat the Anatolian country.
Bahraini police have arrested 49 people over allegations of links to terrorism and filed charges against another 290, as the ruling Al Khalifah regime presses ahead with its heavy-handed clampdown on political dissidents.
France has strongly urged Turkey to end its major offensive in Syria and called for a UN Security Council meeting to be held on the “humanitarian risks” of the new military intervention in the war-torn country.