Monday, May 20, 2024


UAE food aid arrives in Gaza

DUBAI: A UAE aid shipment carrying 252 tons of food arrived in Gaza bound for the north of the enclave, Emirates News Agency reported on Sunday. The shipment arrived via the maritime corridor from Larnaca in Cyprus. The delivery involved cooperation from the US, Cyprus, UK, EU and UN. The supplies were unloaded at UN warehouses in Deir Al-Balah and are awaiting distribution to Palestinians in need.

Slovakia: PM Fico safe after shooting, minister says

Prime Minister Robert Fico remains in serious condition and requires intensive care, Slovak officials say.

Israeli strike on Nuseirat kills 31: Gaza officials

GAZA STRIP, Palestinian Territories: A Gaza hospital said Sunday that an Israeli air strike targeting a house at a refugee camp in the center of the Palestinian territory killed at least 20 people. “We received 20 fatalities and several wounded after an Israeli air strike targeted a house belonging to the Hassan family in Al-Nuseirat refugee camp in central Gaza,” the Al-Aqsa Martyrs Hospital said in a statement. Witnesses said the strike occurred around 3:00 a.m. local time. The Israeli army said it was checking the report.

3 killed in DR Congo military foils ‘attempted coup’

Military says coup was 'nipped in the bud' by the forces and the perpetrators were arrested, including foreigners.

Sri Lanka’s Tamils Mark 15 Years Since Civil War End

Ceremony held at memorial site in Mullivaikkal village despite reports of heavy surveillance and alleged intimidation.

Iran to send experts to Venezuela for medical accelerator assistance

CARACAS: Iran on Saturday said it will send experts to its ally Venezuela to help with medical accelerators in hospitals it said had been stopped due to Western sanctions. Venezuela requested Iran’s help, according to a message on the social media platform X by the Iranian government attributed to the head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran. “Venezuela has a number of accelerators in its hospitals that have been stopped due to the embargo,” the message said. Medical accelerators are used in radiation treatments for cancer patients.

Taiwan boosts security for new president’s inauguration amid China threat

Taipei defence ministry says it detected seven Chinese aircraft and as many naval vessels near Taiwan in past 24 hours.

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