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Jordan 3D lab prints limbs for war wounded, disabled kids

AFP Amman Iraqi soldier Abdullah lost his left hand fighting the Islamic State group but now he has a prosthetic one -- thanks to a 3D printing lab in Jordan. Abdullah was wounded in a mine blast as Iraqi forces battled to oust the ..

UN seeks truce to avert 'massacre' as air strikes pound eastern Ghouta

Reuters AMMAN Warplanes pounded the last rebel enclave near Syria's capital for a fifth day running on Thursday as the UN Security Council considered demanding a 30-day truce across the country to allow emergency aid ..

AFP Vienna Iran is still sticking to the 2015 nuclear accord, a UN atomic watchdog report showed Thursday, four months ahead of US President Donald Trump's deadline to fix its"disastrous flaws". The International Atomic ..

AFP Istanbul Over 200 people on Thursday protested outside the Russian consulate in Istanbul against the deadly assault on Syria's rebel-held enclave of Eastern Ghouta. Regime supporter Russia has been accused of taking part ..

Cairo: Seven Egyptian soldiers and 71 militants have been killed since the launch of a wide-ranging operation to quell an Islamic State group affiliate in Sinai earlier this month, the military said."As a result of the heroic combat ..

WASHINGTON: A US air strike against al Shabaab militants in Somalia killed four members of the al Qaeda-linked Islamist insurgency group, the US military said in a statement on Thursday. The strike, which took place on Wednesday ..

Tripoli; The Islamic State group on Thursday claimed a suicide car bomb attack in central Libya against the forces of strongman Khalifa Haftar, a day after it killed three militiamen. The attack Wednesday in the Waddan region is the ..

United Nations, United States, Feb 22, 2018 (AFP) -Russia on Thursday said there was no agreement at the UN Security Council on a 30-day ceasefire for Syria to allow deliveries of humanitarian aid and medical evacuations. Russian ..

BEIRUT: The Syrian Kurdish YPG militia commander in Aleppo said the group's fighters had gone to nearby Afrin region to help repel a Turkish assault and as a result the Syrian government had regained control over Kurdish-held ..

AFP Ramallah, Palestinian Territories Palestinians threw eggs at a delegation including New York City Council members visiting the occupied West Bank Thursday, reporters said, amid anger over US President Donald Trump's ..

AFP Ramallah, Palestinian Territories A Palestinian died after attacking Israeli soldiers and being shot during clashes overnight in the occupied West Bank, the army said Thursday. Protests broke out when the Israeli army ..

MOGADISHU: Somali children suspected of links to the Islamist insurgency are being held in adult jails where they are vulnerable to abuse, and tried in military courts, Somali families said, backing up allegations in a human rights ..