Turkish military troops and allied militants have once again cut off drinking water supplies to about a million people living in and around the northeastern Syrian city of Hasakah by stopping a border water pumping station, a report says.
A rocket has struck a home near the heavily fortified Green Zone in the Iraqi capital Baghdad, which houses some of the main government offices and foreign diplomatic missions, including the US Embassy.
Iraqi protesters have staged a demonstration in the capital Baghdad to condemn Saudi daily Asharq al-Awsat newspaper over an offensive cartoon depicting Grand Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Sistani.
An adviser to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has warned that a third intifadha (uprising) could be just around the corner if Israel goes ahead with its highly-contentious plan to annex parts of the Occupied Palestinian Territories.
The Iraqi government has condemned the United States for testing an air defense missile system inside its embassy in Baghdad.
The Iraqi government has expressed its official protest at Turkey’s attacks against the Arab country’s north, saying the offensive must immediately stop.
Heavy clashes have broken out between Syrian government troops and remnants of the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group in the country’s Central Province of Homs with reported casualties from both sides.
Hundreds of Palestinians staged a protest against Israel’s plans to annex parts of the occupied West Bank, in the town of Asira, north of Nablus, on Friday.
A prominent Lebanese Muslim cleric has lambasted US Ambassador to Beirut Dorothy Shea over preventing political parties from distributing aid among needy families in the country’s northern district of Tripoli.
Iraqi officials have condemned the publication of an offensive cartoon of prominent Shia cleric Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani in a Saudi-owned newspaper, saying the depiction stems from the failure of Riyadh's Takfiri plots.