Tag: Middle East

Fire breaks out in Zaha Hadid-designed building in Beirut

The shopping mall, Beirut Souks, in downtown Beirut was the work of the late Iraq-born British architect, Zaha Hadid.

Photos: Looking in, looking out: world emerges from lockdown with mixed...

Reuters has captured some of those reflections along with portraits from across Africa and the Middle East of people inside their rooms looking out and outside looking in.

Israel fires rockets in Syria

eli helicopters fired several rockets from the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights on targets inside southern Syria, Syrian state media reported on Friday.

Latest on the spread of the coronavirus around the world

Some 2.91 million people have been reported to be infected by the novel coronavirus globally and 203,264 have died, according to a Reuters tally, as of 1400 GMT on Sunday.

Latest on the spread of the coronavirus around the world

Global cases of the new coronavirus have shot past 1 million with more than 54,000 fatalities, a Reuters tally showed on Friday, as the world economy nosedived.

Latest on the spread of the coronavirus around the world

Countries affected by the novel coronavirus around the world extended restrictions and looked for new measures to aid the virus-hit economies as WHO warned the epidemic is "far from over" in the Asia-Pacific region.

EU to provide 20 million euros in humanitarian aid to Iran

The European Union will send 20 million euros in humanitarian aid to Iran, which is subject to U.S. sanctions, to help alleviate the coronavirus, and will also support Tehran's request for IMF financial help, the EU's top diplomat said.

Erdogan to discuss migrant crisis with EU, urges Greece to ‘open...

Tens of thousands of migrants have been trying to get into Greece, an EU member state, since Turkey said on Feb. 28 it would no longer try to keep them on its territory as agreed in 2016 with the EU in return for billions of euros in aid.

Syrian air defences intercept ‘hostile targets’ over Damascus – state media

Israeli fighter jets launched air strikes on suspected Islamic Jihad positions in Syria just before midnight on Sunday.

At least two Palestinians killed, 16 Israelis hurt in violence over...

Two Palestinians were killed in the occupied West Bank and 16 Israelis were hurt.