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Iraqis carry the coffin of a victim during a funeral in the holy city of Najaf, on January 15, 2018, following today's twin suicide bombing in the capital Baghdad. Iraq's Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi called for the elimination of jihadist
January 19, 2018 - 14:43 GMT
At least three civilians were killed Friday in two separate bombings in Iraq’s Baghdad and Diyala provinces, according to local security sources.
“These people are living under extreme conditions as a result of a siege of the area by the Syrian Government, with some facing severe food shortages and malnutrition.
January 19, 2018 - 13:25 GMT
UN Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide and UN Special Adviser on the Responsibility to Protect, expressed concerns Thursday about the situation in Eastern Ghouta and Idlib in Syria.
(Rami Khoury/Al Bawaba/SPA)
January 17, 2018 - 15:32 GMT
As a geopolitical game plays out in the Middle East, Palestinian people face more suffering and deprivation
The rate of Saudi women’s unemployment is the highest in the world (AFP/File)
January 16, 2018 - 16:00 GMT
The rate of Saudi women’s unemployment is the highest in the world.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad (Rami Khoury/Al Bawaba)
January 16, 2018 - 15:33 GMT
As Assad cements his power in Syria, his Alawite base is slowly being hollowed out beneath him
There are nearly 15,000 nuclear weapons in the world, located at 107 sites in 14 countries (AFP/File)
January 16, 2018 - 13:34 GMT
Russia has 7,000 nuclear warheads, while the U.S. has 6,800.
“My dealers in Syria are still ‘alive’ with their businesses still also alive … Just let authorities from both countries open the borders and we will immediately resume our trade
January 15, 2018 - 16:00 GMT
"Just let authorities from both countries open the borders and we will immediately resume our trade."
The Netanyahu family has been mired in corruption charges for years. (Rami Khoury/Al Bawaba)
January 15, 2018 - 15:10 GMT
Corruption and issues with ethical behavior seem to run in the Netanyahu family
The U.S. can harness its own fear to negotiate a diplomatic end to the Korean conflict. (Rami Khoury/Al Bawaba)
January 14, 2018 - 14:50 GMT
Is the U.S. sufficiently afraid enough now to take off the military option from the table?
Syria and Russia escalated their airstrikes and shelling on the area last month, worsening the already dire humanitarian conditions (AFP/File)
January 14, 2018 - 09:12 GMT
“It’s like being back in the 18th or 19th century.”
Pakistan (Al Bawaba)
January 10, 2018 - 14:46 GMT
China promises to remake Pakistan entirely, while Trump tweets angry threats. For Pakistan, the choice is easy.
The survey, which was conducted in 2017, included participants aged 6 to 24 years old (AFP/File)
January 09, 2018 - 19:30 GMT
The survey, which was conducted in 2017, included participants aged 6 to 24 years old, GaStat spokesman Taysir Al-Mufrij told the newspaper.
Preparing a new
January 09, 2018 - 06:00 GMT
The number of asylum applicants in France increased by 17 percent last year compared to a 16-percent rise in 2016, the French refugee agency chief said on Monday.
UNHCR said that the count of Syria refugees registered in Lebanon as of the end of November was 997,905 (AFP/File)
January 08, 2018 - 16:01 GMT
The International Committee of the Red Cross Monday said that the majority of Syrian refugees in Lebanon are looking to return home.
Israeli border guards detain a Palestinian man (L) during clashes with Palestinian protesters north of Ramallah in the Israeli occupied West Bank, on Dec. 22, 2017 (ABBAS MOMANI / AFP)
January 08, 2018 - 16:00 GMT
Most Israelis involved in attacks against Palestinians have gone unpunished, according to an Israeli human rights group.
Trump's brain, Al Bawaba
January 08, 2018 - 14:59 GMT
Even as Trump continues to be outlandish, diagnosing him with mental disorders may just radicalize his base further against the Washington elite.