Palestinians search for survivors at the site of an Israeli strike on the Al-Daraj neighbourhood in Gaza City on May 24, 2024, amid the ongoing conflict between Israel and the militant Hamas group. (Photo by Omar AL-QATTAA / AFP)

Italy to resume funding for UN agency for Palestinian refugees

Italian Foreign Minister Antonio Tajani on Saturday announced Rome would restore funding for the UN agency for Palestinian
2 months ago
Partisans of the Christian Lebanese Forces party block the main Byblos-Beirut highway to protest the killing of a local politician in the Jbeil (Byblos) area, on April 8, 2024. - Syrian kidnappers killed a Lebanese local political official belonging to a party that opposes the powerful Iran-backed Hezbollah movement, Lebanon's army said on April 8, in a case that shook the country. (Photo by JOSEPH EID / AFP)

Seven Syrians held over murder of Lebanon politician: judicial official

Lebanese security forces have arrested seven Syrians on suspicion of involvement in the murder of a local politician, a judicial official said Tuesday, amid a backlash against Syrian refugees. [ad] Pascal Sleiman
4 months ago
A picture taken from a position in southern Israel along the border with the Gaza Strip, shows Israeli troops in military vehicles on January 4, 2024, amid continuing battles between Israel and the militant group Hamas. (Photo by JACK GUEZ / AFP)

Israeli troops kill 4 gunmen at Lebanon border area

Israeli troops on Sunday killed four militants who crossed in from Lebanon at a disputed border area, the army said as tensions surge on the 100th day of the Israel-Hamas war.
6 months ago
Smoke billows during Israeli bombardment on the outskirts of the border town of Marwahin in southern Lebanon, on December 31, 2023, amid ongoing cross-border tensions as fighting continues between Israel and Hamas militants in the Gaza Strip. (Photo by AFP)

Israel border violence displaces 76,000 in Lebanon

More than 76,000 people have been displaced in Lebanon in almost three months of near-daily fighting along the border with Israel, the UN's International Organization for Migration has said.
7 months ago
Hezbollah supporters attend the funeral of three members killed in intensifying border skirmishes on the Lebanese-Israeli border, in Lebanon's southern city of Nabatieh on October 27, 2023. (Photo by MAHMOUD ZAYYAT / AFP)

Nearly 29,000 displaced in Lebanon amid skirmishes on Israel border: UN

Nearly 29,000 people have been displaced in Lebanon amid deadly exchanges between Iran-backed Hezbollah fighters and the Israeli army, a United Nations agency said Friday. [ad] A total of 28,965 people have
9 months ago
A picture taken during a media tour organised by the Israeli military, shows the border fence separating northern Israel from southern Lebanon on October 21, 2023. (Photo by YURI CORTEZ / AFP)

Casualties on Israel-Lebanon border as army trades fire with Hezbollah

Casualties were reported along the Israel-Lebanon border Saturday as the army traded fire with the Iran-backed militant group Hezbollah amid fears of a new front opening as Israel battles Hamas. [ad] In
9 months ago
A man waves an Israeli flag as attendees take part in an event called Cape Town Stands With Israel, which consisted of speeches, prayers and songs, at the South African Jewish Museum in Cape Town on October 15, 2023. (Photo by RODGER BOSCH / AFP)

Israel evacuates communities along Lebanon border: army

Israel's army said Monday it was evacuating residents living along its northern border with Lebanon amid rising tensions there 10 days into its war with Palestinian militant group Hamas in the Gaza
9 months ago
A picture taken from the Lebanese side of the border shows an Israeli soldiers patrolling inside the the northern Israeli village of Metula on October 13, 2023. - Israel appeared to be readying for a possible ground invasion of Gaza, but also faces the threat of a multi-front war after coming under rocket attack from militant groups in neighbouring Lebanon and Syria. (Photo by Joseph EID / AFP)

Israel shells south Lebanon after border fence blast

Israel shelled a border region in southern Lebanon on Friday, two Lebanese security sources said, after a blast occurred on the border fence, according to the Israeli army.
9 months ago
Smoke billows during clashes between Fatah movement and Islamists inside the Ain al-Helweh Palestinian refugee camp, Lebanon's largest Palestinian refugee camp, in the southern coastal city of Sidon on July 30, 2023. (Photo by Mahmoud ZAYYAT / AFP)

Renewed clashes in south Lebanon Palestinian camp

Automatic weapons and anti-tank fire shook south Lebanon's Ain al-Helweh Palestinian refugee camp on Monday, after fighting killed six people over the weekend, an AFP correspondent said.
12 months ago
More than 150 million children worldwide are victims of child labour, with nearly half forced to work in hazardous, unhealthy conditions that could result in death or injury [Omar Havana/Getty Images]

Debt in the poorest nations: the problem in a nutshell

The world's poorest countries are bearing the brunt of the world's debt crisis, at a time when they need more cash than ever to fight climate change.
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