Death toll from Shabwa clashes rises to 28 in Yemen

Aden [Yemen], August 12: The death toll from the clashes between rival security forces in the Yemeni oil-rich province of Shabwa increased to 28, and...

Israel's flagship airline reports profit for 1st time since COVID-19 outbreak

Jerusalem [Israel], August 12: Israel's leading airline El Al reported a quarterly profit for the first time since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic in...

UN peacekeepers urge Lebanon, Israel to avoid hostile rhetoric on border issue

Beirut [Lebanon], August 12: United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) on Thursday urged Lebanon and Israel to avoid any action which could put the...

Türkiye urges Sweden, Finland to fulfil NATO accession commitments

Ankara [Turkey], August 12: The Turkish foreign minister on Thursday urged Finland and Sweden to take "concrete steps" about their commitments that should be fulfilled...

Jordan signs deals to launch 5G services

Amman [Jordan], August 12: Jordan's Telecommunications Regulatory Commission (TRC) on Thursday signed deals with two telecom operators to introduce 5G services in the kingdom, according...

Bus accident kills 2, injures 6 in Jerusalem

Jerusalem [Israel], August 12: Two people were killed and six others injured after a bus in Jerusalem went out of control and crashed into a...

Ukraine needs to implement 107 regulations under Association Agreement with EU

Kiev [Ukraine], August 12: Ukraine has to implement 107 regulations and directives under the Association Agreement with the European Union (EU), the country's Deputy Prime...

Moscow urges West to facilitate Russian grain export

Moscow [Russia], August 12: Moscow on Thursday asked Western countries to contribute to the full implementation of the Istanbul grain deal, which includes the...

First Ukraine grain deal vessel docks in Türkiye after buyer refuses delivery

Ankara [Turkey], August 12: The first grain ship leaving Ukraine under a deal by the United Nations, Russia, Ukraine and Türkiye docked at a southern...

Wildfires rage in southwest France, over 10,000 people evacuated

Paris [France], August 12: Over 10,000 residents have been forced to evacuate and 6,800 hectares of land have burned in wildfires raging for a third...

Ukraine calls for int'l mission to assess threats to Zaporizhzhia nuclear power...

Kiev [Ukraine], August 12: Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba on Thursday called for an international mission to the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant (NPP) to assess...

Multiple crises increase recession risk in Europe: IW

Berlin [Germany], August 12: A study published by the German Economic Institute (IW) on Thursday showed that multiple crises such as the COVID-19 pandemic and...

Belarus to build own port facilities in Russia's northwest

Minsk [Belarus], August 12: Belarus will build its own port facilities in Russia's northwest for exporting Belarusian products, Prime Minister Roman Golovchenko said on Thursday.

Russia's Medvedev visits Donbass for measures to ensure its security

Moscow [Russia], August 12: Deputy Chairman of the Russian Security Council Dmitry Medvedev paid a visit to Donbass on Thursday to explore measures to ensure...

At least two dead in Cuba's fuel depot fire

Matanzas [Cuba], August 12: At least two people have died because of a massive fire at a fuel storage facility in the Cuban western province...

Dry California announces new water strategy to fight climate change

Los Angeles [US], August 12: Drought-stricken California on Thursday announced a new water strategy to adapt to hotter, drier conditions caused by climate change...

U.S. Department of Justice asks court to unseal search warrant for Mar-a-Lago...

Washington [US], August 12: The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) filed a motion on Thursday to unseal the search warrant for former President Donald...

Foreign tourist arrivals in Myanmar up 22.9 pct on year in Q2

Yangon [Myanmar], August 12: Myanmar welcomed 42,315 foreign tourists between April and June, up 22.9 percent year-on-year, according to the Ministry of Hotels and Tourism.

Indonesia intensifies search for largest corruption suspect in history

Jakarta [Indonesia], August 12: The Indonesian authorities said Thursday that they had intensified a search for the owner of palm oil corporation PT Duta Palma...

Cambodia launches upper Mekong aquatic research center

Phnom Penh [Cambodia], August 12: Cambodia has inaugurated the Upper Mekong Aquatic Animal Production and Research Center in northeastern Stung Treng province, said a news...

China's Chery showcases TIGGO series at automotive exhibition in Indonesia

Tangerang (Banten) [Indonesia], August 12: Chinese automotive brand Chery is showcasing five premium and luxury cars at the 2022 Gaikindo Indonesia International Auto Show held...

Myanmar reports first COVID-19 death in over 4 months

Yangon [Myanmar] Myanmar reported its first death from COVID-19 in more than four months in the past 24 hours, bringing the death toll in...

Philippines logs 4,533 new COVID-19 cases, 27 more deaths

Manila [Philippines], August 12: The Philippines reported 4,533 new COVID-19 infections on Thursday, bringing the number of confirmed cases in the Southeast Asian country...

Australian police seize 200 kg liquid methamphetamine in Sydney

Sydney [Australia], August 12: A shipment of more than 200 kilograms of liquid methamphetamines has been seized in Australia's Sydney, a bust with a...

IS commander killed in security operation in southern Syria

Damascus [Syria], August 11: Abu Salem al-Iraqi, a senior Islamic State (IS) leader in southern Syria, blew himself up during a Syrian security operation in...

Iraqi Shiite cleric urges judiciary to dissolve parliament

Baghdad [Iraq], August 11: Iraqi powerful Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr on Wednesday called on the country's judiciary to dissolve the parliament by the end of...

Syrian forces foil rebel attack in Idlib: media

Damascus [Syria], August 11: The Syrian forces repelled a rebel group attack in the northwestern Syrian province of Idlib on Wednesday, state news agency SANA...