Middle East

Saudi-led coalition launches anti-Houthi offensive

Saudi-led coalition launches anti-Houthi offensive

Coalition's military operation said to be aimed at destroying 'ballistic threat' of Yemen's Houthi rebels

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Coronavirus death toll in Iran rises to 2,757
30.03.2020

Coronavirus death toll in Iran rises to 2,757

Iran reports 117 additional deaths from virus over past 24 hours, total cases surges to nearly 41,500

Inmates riot at Iran prison over coronavirus fears
30.03.2020

Inmates riot at Iran prison over coronavirus fears

No casualties, escape reported as authorities quell protest at jail in Shiraz

Jordanians, refugees unite to fight coronavirus
30.03.2020

Jordanians, refugees unite to fight coronavirus

Jordan is home to around 1.3 million Syrian refugees

Israeli PM's aide tests positive for COVID-19
30.03.2020

Israeli PM's aide tests positive for COVID-19

Rivka Paluch, adviser on ultra-Orthodox affairs, reportedly spent last few days in vicinity of Netanyahu, Knesset members

PA urges Red Cross to help jailed Palestinians
30.03.2020

PA urges Red Cross to help jailed Palestinians

Foreign Minister calls on ICRC president to press Israel to protect Palestinian prisoners from COVID-19