The Palestinian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates has censured international apathy towards the sufferings of Palestinian people, arguing that such a practice has encouraged Israeli occupation forces and settlers to “carry out more attacks against defenseless Palestinians.”
The secretary general of the Arab League, Ahmed Aboul Gheit, has called on Turkey to immediately put an end to its military operation in northeastern Syria and pull of its troops out of the war-torn Arab country.
An Iraq-Qatar coproduction looking at life in war-torn Baghdad and a Vietnamese tale of a young bookie struggling to support himself and his loved ones have shared the top award at the 24th Busan International Film Festival (BIFF).
Iran's foreign minister said the country welcomes efforts by intermediaries to arrange talks with Saudi Arabia, including those by Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan who is due to arrive in Tehran on Saturday.
A non-governmental human rights body in Bahrain has called upon the Manama regime to stop trying civilians before military courts and to abolish death penalty, as the ruling Al Khalifah regime presses ahead with its clampdown on human rights activists.
Yemen’s Houthi Ansarullah movement has offered the Saudi-backed former government a new deal for exchange of prisoners over a week after the popular movement unilaterally released hundreds of detainees.