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'Open your eyes': Yemen on brink of famine again, UN agencies warn

作者:admin 2020-07-23

Yemen is in danger of an imminent return to devastating levels of hunger and food insecurity, according to new analysis released by UN agencies. The World Food Programme (WFP), Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and Unicef say that the percentag 阅读全文

‘Coronavirus ruined everything’: the long wait for new limbs in Kurdistan

作者:admin 2020-07-23

Concentration is etched on Hussein’s face as he walks along a scuffed yellow line painted on the floor of the clinic’s rehabilitation room. He’s getting a feel for his new prosthetic. Hussein lost his left leg below the knee in 1987 when he stepped o 阅读全文

Sudan's ex-strongman on trial over coup that brought him to power

作者:admin 2020-07-22

Omar al-Bashir, the authoritarian former ruler of Sudan ousted amid a popular pro-democracy uprising last year, has gone on trial in Khartoum on charges of orchestrating the military coup that brought him to power more than three decades ago. The tri 阅读全文

Jordan could 'look positively' on one-state solution if Palestinian-Israeli rights equal

作者:admin 2020-07-22

Jordan’s prime minister has said his country could view positively a “one-state democratic solution” to the Israel-Palestine dispute, as he warned that Benjamin Netanyahu’s plans to annex parts of the West Bank could unleash a new wave of extremism i 阅读全文

Israel returns to partial lockdown with immediate weekend shutdown

作者:admin 2020-07-21

Israel has reimposed some lockdown measures following a vigorous second surge in the number of coronavirus infections, putting in place stringent weekend shutdowns in which shops, hairdressers and attractions will be closed. The government announced 阅读全文

Protests predicted to surge globally as Covid-19 drives unrest

作者:admin 2020-07-21

The economic impact of coronavirus is a “tinderbox” that will drive civil unrest and instability in developing countries in the second half of 2020, according to new analysis. Highest risk countries facing a “perfect storm”, where protests driven by 阅读全文

UNRWA must not be starved of funds

作者:admin 2020-07-21

As current and former policymakers who have dedicated their careers to promoting peace and security worldwide, we urge all UN member states to reinforce their overwhelming vote of support from last December for the mandate of the United Nations Relie 阅读全文

Israel convicts top model Bar Refaeli over tax offences

作者:admin 2020-07-21

An Israeli court has convicted one of the world’s most famous models, Bar Refaeli, on tax evasion charges, and jailed her mother, in a verdict that ends a lengthy case against the celebrity and her family. Wearing a face mask in line with coronavirus 阅读全文

Malka Leifer's lawyer claims prosecution 'failed to prove lack of consent' in extradition case

作者:admin 2020-07-21

The alleged child abuser Malka Leifer could face extradition after a hearing in an Israeli court, the culmination of a nearly six-year legal effort by former students to have her sent back to Australia. Wanted on 74 counts of abuse while headteacher 阅读全文

Shamima Begum: how the case developed

作者:admin 2020-07-21

The case of Shamima Begum, the now 20-year-old woman who fled to Syria to join Islamic State as a child, has sparked fierce debate over how the UK should deal with “foreign fighters”. Opponents of her return say she is a threat to the country’s secur 阅读全文