South African-based Sudanese nationals protested outside Saudi Arabia and Sudanese embassies in Pretoria. Protestors are demanding an end to military rule and that power be handed over to the civilians. A council of generals assumed power on April 11th, but has struggled to return normality to the country. The council[…]
The US Senate has passed a resolution to end Washington’s involvement in the war in Yemen, but American lawmakers remain little closer to actually forcing President Donald Trump’s administration to withdraw its assistance to Saudi-led forces there. The senators passed the resolution in 54-46 vote on Wednesday, invoking the War[…]
The Saudi-UAE military alliance at war with Yemen’s Houthi rebels has been blamed for an air attack on a school bus that killed dozens of people, including at least 29 children. The vehicle came under attack as it was driving near a crowded market in the Houthi-controlled province of Saada,[…]
Suspected rebels have killed at least 17 civilians belonging to the Tuareg ethnic community in northern Mali, just days after 40 Tuaregs were killed during a similar raid on nearby villages, authorities say. The attacks occurred on Tuesday in the village of Tindibawen, 160km east of the town of Menaka[…]
By Haid Haid The public attention (both in the region and the west) – as a result of the Syrian army’s ongoing attack on the besieged enclave of Eastern Ghouta – has been gradually shifting away from blaming the government for launching a war of extermination against its citizens. Instead,[…]
At least two people have died and hundreds more have fallen ill after suffering food poisoning in a camp for displaced Iraqis east of Mosul, officials said. People started vomiting and some fainted after eating the fast-breaking iftar meal on Monday, lawmaker Zahed Khatoun, a member of the Iraqi parliament’s[…]
Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani has condemned the “cowardly” truck bomb attack that ripped through the heart of Kabul’s diplomatic district, killing at least 90 people and wounding hundreds. The powerful explosion on Wednesday was described by officials as “one of the biggest” to have hit the Afghan capital. The explosives[…]
At least 14 civilians have been killed and several others wounded in a series of barrel-bomb attacks on rebel-held areas near Damascus, Al Jazeera has learnt. Syrian government air strikes targeted the town of Wadi Barada, northwest of the capital, on Monday, injuring dozens of people, including several children, activists[…]
At least 22 civilians were killed in Democratic Republic of Congo’s North Kivu province over the weekend, an official said, blaming the attacks on an armed group led by Ugandan rebels. The killings happened in Eringeti, a town 55km north of the regional hub Beni, a city plagued by a[…]
Only a day after the evacuation of Aleppo residents began, numerous reports emerged that a convoy of at least 800 civilians was taken hostage by pro-Assad militias near Ramoussa on Friday. “A group of cars carrying hundreds of people out of east Aleppo was stopped by tanks belonging to Shia[…]
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