The war in Yemen is destabilising entire regions. Food and medicine supplies are scarce, and hospitals lack medical staff.
Egypt’s state-run media reports that the Rafah crossing will remain open to both passengers and humanitarian aid.
Five children and three women are among those killed on Quneitra's border with Daraa province, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. The war monitor says it's unclear whether the strikes were carried by the regime or its Russian ally.
Officials say the attack took place in northern Sar-i-Pul province in which an Afghan Taliban commander was also killed. Separately, officials say Afghan forces freed at least 54 people from a Taliban prison in southern Helmand province.
Contentious legislation defines Israel as a Jewish nation state, excluding the Arab-Israeli minority, which makes up around 20 percent of Israel's population.
Demonstrators have taken to streets in southern Iraqi cities to protest the economy. The unrest follows a May 12 parliamentary election tainted by allegations of fraud. The protests are in a major oil-producing region.
Russian-backed regime forces advance against rebels in western Daraa, a war monitor says, even as regime forces claim to have retaken control of a strategic hill overlooking Israeli-occupied Golan Heights.
Syrian regime media said Israel hit a military position near Aleppo in the country's northwest, killing nine pro-regime fighters. The strike comes as the regime steps up its offensive against rebels in the country's southwest.
Turkey’s foreign ministry official says patrols by Turkish and US troops continue and claims about the terror group's withdrawal are exaggerated.
Syrian opposition fighters and their relatives are vacating southern Daraa, the first city to revolt against Bashar al Assad's rule seven years ago and plunge the country into its calamitous civil war.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says he will not accept a ceasefire unless all hostilities end including incendiary kites and balloons from Gaza, even as Egypt-brokered ceasefire holds after a day of intense fighting.
Gaza health officials say the missile hit an empty building in Gaza City and the casualties were passers-by after Israeli troops and Hamas fighters exchanged missiles and rockets in a worst flare-up of fighting since 2014.
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