Iraq names third PM-designate in 10 weeks as deadlock continues
on April 9, 2020 at 5:55 pm
Intelligence chief Mustafa al-Kadhimi is chosen after Adnan al-Zurfi withdrew amid deadlock.
Yemen war: Coalition ceasefire to help combat coronavirus begins
on April 9, 2020 at 10:31 am
The UN welcomes the Saudi-led coalition’s unilateral move, but a Houthi official calls it a “ploy”.
Coronavirus: Iran appeals for $5bn IMF loan as deaths near 4,000
on April 9, 2020 at 8:00 am
President Rouhani warns IMF against “discrimination”, amid reports of US opposition to request.
Israeli man charged with spying for Iran
on April 8, 2020 at 1:35 am
The man is accused of meeting members of Iran's intelligence to recruit people to carry out attacks.
Syria War: 'Highly probable' Syrian military hit civilian targets - UN
on April 7, 2020 at 12:47 pm
A UN board of inquiry examined air strikes on four civilian facilities in 2019.
Coronavirus: Israel’s ultra-Orthodox lockdown challenge
on April 7, 2020 at 5:19 am
Coronavirus has hit Israel’s ultra-Orthodox Jews disproportionately, but implementing lockdown in those communities has been challenging.
Coronavirus: 'Gaza has no resources to fight this virus'
on April 5, 2020 at 11:08 pm
In Gaza, people are bracing for a coronavirus outbreak as more than 10 cases of infection have been confirmed in the small enclave.
Coronavirus: Ultra-Orthodox Israeli town of Bnei Brak under lockdown
on April 3, 2020 at 10:08 am
Some ultra-Orthodox communities have been accused of being too slow to act over the coronavirus.
Coronavirus: Iran is facing a major challenge controlling the outbreak
on March 27, 2020 at 3:46 pm
Iran is facing one of the biggest outbreaks outside China and there are fears the country lacks resources.
Israel's coronavirus patient 74 talks about her experience
on March 23, 2020 at 12:04 am
Israel's coronavirus patient 74, also known as Dani, posts about her experience on social media.