Asia

Afghan civilian deaths highest since 2014: UN

From January to September 2018, at least 2,798 civilians have been killed and 5,252 others injured across the country.

Afghanistan civilian deaths highest since 2014: UN

Opinion

Nikki Haley will not be missed in Palestine

Throughout her term as ambassador to the UN, Haley did everything in her power to undermine the Palestinian struggle.

Ramzy Baroud

by Ramzy Baroud

Ramzy Baroud

Africa

UAE violating Somalia arms embargo: Report

Abu Dhabi also accused of building an army base in Somaliland, according to an unpublished UN report seen by Al Jazeera.

Venezuela

Venezuelan politician mourned after suspicious death

Authorities say opposition figure committed suicide while in custody; the US and others say he was tortured and killed.

US accuses Venezuela spies of 'involvement' in suspicious death

Battle for Idlib

Syria: Rebels comply and pull heavy weapons out of Idlib

Withdrawal of heavy arms by rebel groups fulfills first part of Russian-Turkish deal to avoid Idlib assault.

Syria: Rebels comply and pull heavy weapons out of Idlib

Myanmar

Myanmar arrests three journalists over newspaper report

The arrests came after Eleven Media published an article about a scheme run by Suu Kyi confidant Phyo Min Thein.

Myanmar arrests three journalists over article on Suu Kyi protege

United States

Nikki Haley in shock resignation as UN ambassador

Haley to leave post of US ambassador to the UN at the end of the year, denies 2020 presidential ambitions.

Gaza

Qatari fuel enters Gaza to ease humanitarian crisis

Fuel delivery bypassed the Palestinian Authority, which has threatened retaliatory measures if deliveries continue.

Qatari fuel enters Gaza to avert 'humanitarian disaster'

Sexual assault

Suspect in Bulgarian journalist's murder to be released

The body of 30-year-old journalist Viktoria Marinova was found on Saturday in a park in the town of Ruse.

Inside Story

What can a UN investigation achieve in Yemen?

A UN team of experts investigating allegations of abuse say the Saudi-UAE coalition is 'interfering' in their work.

United Nations

Saudi-UAE alliance 'interfered' in UN panel's work in Yemen

Head of a UN-mandated team of investigators on Yemen says the UAE interfered in his panel's work.

Saudi-UAE alliance 'interfered' in UN panel's work in Yemen

Iran

UN court orders US to lift some Iran sanctions

The ICJ orders the United States to lift sanctions linked to humanitarian concerns, in a move welcomed by Tehran.

Asia

Suicide bomber attacks Afghan election rally, 13 dead

ISIL claims responsibility for attack at election campaign meeting in Nangarhar province which killed at least 13.

Afghanistan: Suicide bomber targets election rally in Nangarhar

Middle East

UN foreign workers pulled from Gaza over security concerns

UNRWA says some foreign staff withdrawn from Gaza due to security risks amid protests over job cuts.

UN foreign workers pulled from Gaza over security concerns

Syria's War

Syria FM: Our battle against terrorism 'almost over'

Syria slammed international interference and attacks on its sovereignty, while also accusing US of war crimes.

Syria FM: Our battle against terrorism 'almost over'