Turkey’s defence minister and military chief visited war-torn Libya’s capital yesterday, the country’s UN-recognised government said, the second visit in weeks by a minister from its main international backer.
Russia welcomed yesterday a pledge of unity between Palestinian factions Fatah and Hamas against Israel’s West Bank annexation plans. In a rare joint press conference on Thursday, the factions pledged a united campaign against Israel’s prospective plans to annex territory in the occupied West Bank.
Iran's top security body said on Friday the cause of an incident and fire at the Natanz nuclear site had been determined and will be announced later, semi-official news agency Tasnim reported.
Thousands of Palestinians protested yesterday in Gaza against Israel’s West Bank annexation plans, as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said talks were ongoing on the controversial project facing intensifying international opposition.
Iran, Russia and Turkey, which support opposing sides in Syria’s war, agreed yesterday to co-ordinate their efforts to reduce tensions in the country, whose conflict has entered its 10th year.
The military was deployed in the Ethiopian capital yesterday, as armed gangs roamed neighbourhoods in a second day of unrest that has claimed more than 50 lives and deepened political divisions in Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s political heartland.
Russian President Vladimir Putin told his counterparts from Turkey and Iran on Wednesday that there was a need for peaceful dialogue between the opposing forces in Syria's civil war.
Tunisian Prime Minister Elyes Fakhfakh faces opposition party demands to resign over an alleged conflict of interest, potentially unravelling the fragile governing coalition.
Israel’s aim to annex parts of the occupied West Bank is clearly “illegal”, the UN’s human rights chief said yesterday, warning that the consequences could be “disastrous”.
Nine bodies have been found in another mass grave in the Libyan town of Tarhuna after fighters loyal to eastern strongman Khalifa Haftar withdrew, pro-government forces said yesterday.
Turkey's coastguard said on Monday it had rescued 35 migrants and was searching for four more missing from a boat found half sunken in the Aegean Sea.
The shooting down of a Ukrainian airliner in Iran in January was due to human error and not an order from senior military authorities, the military prosecutor for Tehran province, Gholam Abbas Torki, said