Category: Middle East

U.N. imposes arms embargo against Houthis

The United Nations Security Council adopted a resolution imposing an arms embargo against Yemen’s Houthi militias and blacklisting the country’s deposed President Ali Abdullah Saleh. Resolution 2216 was passed under Chapter 7 of the U.N….

Putin advocates Paletinians right to have state

Russia’s President Vladimir Putin said at the said that Palestinians have right to have their own stat with capital in East Jerusalem. He said that Moscow would support the Palestinians in their efforts to build…

Israeli soldiers raid homes, question kids



TEL AVIV, Israel — Masked and armed Israeli soldiers have been recorded forcefully entering Palestinian homes and waking up, photographing and questioning children as young as nine. The videos highlight Israeli efforts to track down…

Two die in Cairo court house blast

Two persons were killed and nine others sustained varying degrees of injuries when a bomb exploded at the top of a court building in central Cairo, the health ministry said. It is the deadliest attack…