Middle East

Yemen medical centres try to save war amputees

Local physiotherapy centre receives double amount of number of clients each month, but severely lacks resources.

Lebanon

Lebanon aims to resolve pain over 17,000 missing since civil war

Thousands of families hope landmark law to probe the fate of those missing will provide some closure.

Lebanon aims to resolve pain over 17,000 missing since civil war

Libya

Haftar for rival: 'You don't change horse in midstream'

UN envoy Ghassan Salame says renegade General Khalifa Haftar 'committed to support' elections in the spring of 2019.

Italy's Libya talks end with commitments but no joint statement

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Israeli air raids kill five Palestinians as Gaza tensions rise

Jets pound Gaza, including Hamas TV station, after 300 rockets fired from enclave following deadly covert raid.

North Korea

North Korea hiding missile bases in remote areas: report

US think-tank names at least 13 secret bases, raising doubts over Donald Trump's signature foreign policy initiative.

North Korea hiding missile bases in remote areas: report

War & Conflict

UN chief sees 'parallels' with 1930s amid nationalism warnings

As global figures remember 100th anniversary of the end of World War I, political leaders warn of rising nationalism.

Europe

World War I centenary: Why Germany is not holding ceremonies

Germany will be one of the few European countries not holding ceremonies in the remembrance of World War I.

France

Macron urges world leaders to 'fight for peace' on WWI centenary

French president tells leaders on Armistice Day to 'build our hopes rather than playing our fears against each other'.

Macron urges world leaders to 'fight for peace' on WWI centenary

Europe

World War I centenary: Lessons from the Battle of Verdun

After 300 days, 300,000 soldiers - both French and German - had sacrificed their lives in the trenches around Verdun.

Afghanistan

At least 16 killed in Taliban attack on army base in Baghlan

At least 12 soldiers and four tribal elders killed in an attack claimed by Taliban fighters in Afghanistan's north.

At least 16 killed in Taliban attack on army base in Baghlan

Middle East

Battle for Hodeidah: Fighting intensifies for key port city

Fighting escalates further in Yemen as the Saudi-Emirati coalition tries to recapture Hodeidah from Houthi rebels.

Iraq

Mosul residents left to rebuild destroyed homes

A year after the fall of ISIL, civilians rue lack of support after their homes were heavily damaged or destroyed.

Mosul residents left to rebuild destroyed homes

Middle East

The Battle for Hodeidah: Yemeni forces announce new push

Pro-government forces backed by Saudi Arabia say a major offensive is now under way to try to take Hodeidah back from rebel Houthi fighters.

Somalia

Somalia: At least 20 killed in Mogadishu explosions, gunfire

Powerful blasts followed by heavy gunfire send plumes of smoke billowing into the air in Somali capital.

Middle East

As Yemen famine looms, UN peace talks delayed

Despite a renewed push from the United States, the UN-sponsored peace talks to end the Yemen war are being pushed back until the end of the year, while fighting intensifies around Hodeidah.