James Reinl

James Reinl

UNRWA

UNRWA raises $110m but still cash-strapped after US cuts

If Palestine refugees agency doesn't meet $1.2bn target it may have to close schools and reduce food handouts.

UNRWA raises $110m but still cash-strapped after US cuts

Sudan

ICC prosecutor: Omar al-Bashir must answer for Darfur abuses now

Sudan's overthrown president is wanted by the ICC on charges of crimes against humanity and genocide.

ICC prosecutor: Omar al-Bashir must answer for Darfur abuses now

Iran

Are tensions between US, Gulf allies and Iran coming to a head?

Analysts warn action needs to be taken over deepening tensions between the United States and Iran in the Gulf.

Are tensions between US, Gulf allies and Iran coming to a head?

Jamal Khashoggi

Khashoggi probe to push for accountability: UN investigator

United Nations special rapporteur on extrajudicial executions blasts Saudi trials in Khashoggi case as substandard.

Khashoggi probe to push for accountability: UN investigator

Afghanistan

Mullah Omar in Afghanistan book claims 'not credible': official

Afghan national security adviser refutes ex-Taliban leader lived near US bases in Afghanistan, as claimed in new book.

Mullah Omar in Afghanistan book claims 'not credible': official

Jamal Khashoggi

UN Khashoggi probe wraps up in Turkey: what next?

Saudi Arabia refused to cooperate with UN special rapporteur Agnes Callamard's inquiry into Jamal Khashoggi's killing.

UN Khashoggi probe wraps up in Turkey: what next?

Middle East

Rival groups refuse to meet in Yemen's Hodeidah, UN says

The refusal places in peril a fragile truce between the warring sides in the Arab world's poorest country.

Rival groups refuse to meet in Yemen's Hodeidah, UN says

Yemen

Falling apart? UN peace deal for Yemen 'too vague', Oxfam says

Lack of specific orders results in continued fighting around Red Sea port city of Hodeidah as 21-day deadline expires.

Falling apart? UN peace deal for Yemen 'too vague', Oxfam says

Middle East

Gulf Arab blue-collar workforce continues to grow: UN

Migrant workers continue adding to the labour force of oil-rich Gulf due to mega-construction projects, UN data shows.

Gulf Arab blue-collar workforce continues to grow: UN

Middle East

Dutch general Patrick Cammaert faces 'huge challenge' in Hodeidah

Known for his tough reputation, Cammaert is tasked with monitoring ceasefire in Hodeidah, withdrawal of warring sides.

Dutch general Patrick Cammaert faces 'huge challenge' in Hodeidah

Taiwan

'Fake news' rattles Taiwan ahead of elections

Beijing is test-driving propaganda techniques ahead of Taiwan's largest-ever elections on Saturday, officials say.

'Fake news' rattles Taiwan ahead of elections

United States

Is a US-China war in Asia inevitable?

Chinese and American officials increasingly talk about war over Taiwan and the South China Sea - could it really happen?

Is a US-China war in Asia inevitable?