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US military: No 'support' for Kurdish YPG in Afrin

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 23:37:31 GMT

US-led coalition forces don't operate in Syria's Kurdish-controlled Afrin after Turkey vows attack, news report says.

Can Palestinians stop dealing with Israel?

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 22:59:01 GMT

The Palestine Liberation Organization wants to suspend recognition of Israel.

US cuts UNRWA funding by more than half

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 22:56:11 GMT

Trump government holds back $65m of planned $125m package, a move that could prove catastrophic for millions in need.

Czech Republic: PM Andrej Babis loses confidence vote

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 22:07:48 GMT

Prime Minister Andrej Babis and his cabinet will resign on Wednesday, leaving the Czech Republic in political limbo.

Why menstrual stigma continues to claim lives in Nepal

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 21:50:37 GMT

Campaigners call on Nepali authorities to step up efforts to demystify menstruation after chauupadi claims another life.

Jordanian police raid facility in drug bust

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 21:48:01 GMT

Reported to be the first raid of its kind in the country, Jordanian police seize several tonnes of drug substances.

Venezuelan helicopter pilot killed in police raid

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 19:33:21 GMT

Interior Minister Nestor Reverol confirmed Oscar Perez was killed together with six of his accomplices.

'Employ us or kill us': Tunisian youth on the margins

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 19:30:16 GMT

In one of the country's poorest areas, young people describe the hardship and boredom of being out of work.

Cape Town confronts looming 'Day Zero' water crisis

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 17:53:23 GMT

Taps in the drought-hit South African city could be turned off by April 21.

India ends government subsidies for Hajj pilgrimage

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 15:45:58 GMT

Originally subsidies for Hajj helped poorer sections of the community go on the pilgrimage many could not afford.

Has Latin America abandoned Palestine?

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 15:32:18 GMT

A wave of right-wing politics is sweeping through Latin America and affecting its support for Palestine.

Israel neglecting severely burned prisoner's needs

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 15:14:31 GMT

Israa Jaabis suffered burns and charged with attempted murder after her car exploded near Israeli checkpoint in 2015.

Bahrain ruling on Nabeel Rajab jail term condemned

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 14:18:13 GMT

Rights groups warn ailing political activist, who has been in detention since 2016, could spend more years in jail.

Turkey and Qatar: Behind the strategic alliance

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 14:16:18 GMT

Qatar's investment in Turkey exceeds $20bn, the second highest by any country.

The United States: Addicted to special forces

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 13:56:08 GMT

In 2017, the US dispatched special operations to 149 countries. What were they doing there?

Qatar-Gulf crisis: All the latest updates

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 13:46:38 GMT

An air, sea and land blockade imposed on Qatar by Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt is now in its sixth month.

Rohingya refugees to return 'within two years'

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 13:08:09 GMT

UN refugee agency says the repatriation deal must guarantee protection of Rohingya upon return to Myanmar.

Qatar's blockade in 2017, day by day developments

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 13:03:11 GMT

Here is how the Qatar-Gulf crisis developed day by day up to December 5.

Experts doubt Emirati claim Qatar intercepted aircraft

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 12:47:20 GMT

Analysts say UAE allegations are likely in retaliation of Doha's UN complaint over Emirati infringement of its airspace.

Trump's America: 'Dreamers must make deal with devil'

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 12:38:02 GMT

Undocumented immigrants and their supporters say life has gotten 'much worse' since Trump took office.

Kosovo Serb politician Oliver Ivanovic shot dead

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 12:16:40 GMT

Belgrade-Pristina dialogue terminated after prominent opposition figure killed outside his office in Mitrovica.

Rights groups to UK: Cancel Mohammed bin Salman's visit

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 11:46:00 GMT

Coalition of human rights groups calls on Prime Minister May to withdraw the invitation to Saudi Arabia's crown prince.

Katy Jurado: Why Google honours her today

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 11:36:24 GMT

Jurado achieved fame in both Mexican cinema and Hollywood through her portrayals of complicated women.

Severe Storm Fionn to slam northwest Europe

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 11:13:07 GMT

Damaging winds, torrential rain and heavy snow threaten widespread disruption.

Strong quotes for Martin Luther King Jr Day

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 10:23:09 GMT

Quotes of justice, education, religion and race said by MLK Jr.


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