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“Children in Yemen are suffering the devastating consequences of a war that is not of their making
January 16, 2018 - 17:00 GMT
A UNICEF report entitled "Born into War” offers a detailed look on how Yemeni children have been scarred by years of violence.
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.
8.4 million people — out of Yemen’s population of 29 million — are now at risk of famine (AFP/File)
January 16, 2018 - 12:42 GMT
This is an increase of 1.5 million people over the past six months.
The complaint will be filed at the U.N. aviation agency on Tuesday (Shutterstock/File)
January 16, 2018 - 11:08 GMT
The UAE said Qatari fighter jets intercepted two civilian aircraft as they were en route to Bahrain.
“The state of Qatar announces that the claims of Qatari fighter planes intercepting a UAE civil aircraft [are] completely false
January 15, 2018 - 15:27 GMT
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) alleges that Qatar has intercepted two Emirati passenger aircraft en route to Bahrain.
There was no comment from Qatar on the UAE claim (AFP/File)
January 15, 2018 - 12:06 GMT
There was no comment from Qatar on the UAE claim.
Bin Talal, one of the richest men in the world, faces allegations of extortion, bribery and money laundering (AFP/File)
January 14, 2018 - 14:14 GMT
Bin Talal, one of the richest men in the world, faces allegations of extortion, bribery and money laundering.
Smoke rises as Yemenis inspect the damage at the site of air strikes in the northwestern Huthi-held city of Saada, on Jan. 6, 2018 (STRINGER / AFP)
January 14, 2018 - 11:22 GMT
There was no comment from the Houthi militia on the claim.
A Yemeni nurse weighs a child at a medical center on the outskirts of the Yemeni capital Sanaa, on Jan. 6, 2018 (MOHAMMED HUWAIS / AFP)
January 12, 2018 - 06:00 GMT
The report states that diphtheria-related deaths had been recorded in 19 out of Yemen’s 23 provinces.
Details of the ambitious plan, which would reportedly involve several states of the region, however, remain ambiguous (AFP/File)
January 11, 2018 - 09:02 GMT
Details of the plan remain ambiguous.
Verdicts by the court are final and cannot be appealed (Shutterstock/File)
January 10, 2018 - 13:58 GMT
The Military Court of Cassation confirmed the verdict handed down against a soldier who had shot dead his friend and hid his body in January 2016, according to the local Al Ayam daily.
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.
The committee recommended the council that the marriage contract of girls under the age of 18 cannot be valid without a decision of the concerned court (AFP/File)
January 09, 2018 - 10:10 GMT
The Shoura Council on Monday started deliberations on the report of its Committee of Islamic and Judicial Affairs regarding the marriage of minors.
The family member believes that authorities detained al-Awda for refusing to tweet a message in support of the isolation of Qatar, led by Saudi Arabia (Wikimedia Commons)
January 08, 2018 - 13:31 GMT
They were not told of the ban and only discovered that it was in place when one of the family members attempted to leave the country.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi (Thibault Camus/AFP)
January 07, 2018 - 15:08 GMT
Leaked tapes show Egyptian government officials trying to peddle acceptance of Trump's Jerusalem move to the Egyptian people
File photo of the Saudi flag. (FAYEZ NURELDINE/AFP)
January 06, 2018 - 12:05 GMT
Eleven Saudi princes have been arrested after they held a rally to protest a royal decision to make princes pay for their electricity and water consumption and refused to leave the royal palace.