Yemen's leading separatist group, the Southern Transitional Council, has abandoned its declaration of self-rule in the country's south and pledged to implement a stalled Saudi-brokered peace agreement with the government.
Tensions are high after the Israeli killing of Hezbollah members in Syria and reports of an attempted assault on Israeli positions near the Lebanese border.
A number of rights groups have raised concerns surrounding the circumstances of al Shehi’s death, who was the latest victim of a protracted effort to quash dissent in the Kingdom.
Black-Iraqis have a 1,300-year-old history in the country and are the descendants of east African slaves who rebelled against their Abbasid overlords.
The international lender expects an overall economic contraction of 7.3 percent in Mideast oil exporting countries this year due to hits from the coronavirus outbreak and oil market turmoil.
Four earlier attempts to reach consensus on the issue had failed as the council had been deadlocked, with most members pitted against Syrian allies Russia and China, which abstained in the council's fifth vote this week on the issue.
Yemenis are choosing to go without medical care because of stigma and fear, causing anxieties among those who need attention the most.
Around 11 million people are in need of humanitarian aid in Syria, and some 9 million don’t have enough to eat. More than half of the population have no jobs.
The global coronavirus pandemic has infected almost 11.5 million people and claimed over 534,000 lives. Here are updates for July 5:
The global coronavirus pandemic has infected more than 11.4 million people and claimed over 533,000 lives. Here are updates for July 4:
Egypt’s military led by current president, Abdel Fattah el Sisi, overthrew the country’s only freely elected president, Mohamed Morsi, in 2013 after little over a year of democracy.
The new mass grave has been discovered in the village of Humeydat near the Badoush area west of the city of Mosul.
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