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US military says 569 tonnes of aid delivered

The US military on Tuesday said that over 569 tonnes of humanitarian aid have been delivered to the Gaza Strip through a US-built temporary pier.The temporary harbour is serving as a hub for the delivery of aid supplies to meet the

May 22, 2024
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Australia and New Zealand sending planes to New Caledonia amid unrest

SydneycTypeface:> The governments of Australia and New Zealand on Tuesday said they would send planes to New Caledonia to assist departures of their citizens after days of violent unrest in the French overseas territory.Weve

May 22, 2024
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Seven Palestinians killed in West Bank

dpaPalestinian territoriesAt least seven people were killed in an Israeli military operation in the northern West Back city of Jenin according to Palestinian health authorities.The Health Ministry in Rama

May 22, 2024
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Schools shut and hospitals on alert as Pakistan sizzles

Pakistan ordered school closures postponed exams and put hospitals on alert as a severe heatwave swept the climate-vulnerable country with daytime temperatures likely to cross 50 degrees Celsius in some areas officials said on Tuesday.They see temperatures rising up to 8 degrees Celsius above normal levels. The heatwave - the f

May 22, 2024
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Taiwan’s legislative chaos sparks fears for island’s democracy

TaipeicTypeface:> Thousands of people on Tuesday gathered outside the main building of Taiwans parliament to voice their worries about what they see as a dysfunctional legislature and the erosion of democracy by China-friendly parties.Taiwans ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) lost itsmajorityin parliament in Jan

May 22, 2024
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States must cut CO2, says UN maritime court in major climate decision

HamburgcTypeface:> Man-made greenhouse gases constitute pollution of the oceans according to the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea and states are obliged to take measures against such pollution the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea said in a landmark decision on Tuesday.The Hamburg-based UN court was asked to issu

May 22, 2024
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Lack of supplies, security: UNRWA suspends food distribution in Rafah

AgenciesGazaThe UN agency for Palestinian refugees (UNRWA) has said that food distribution in Gazas southern city was currently suspended due to a lack of supplies and lack of security.Simultaneous Israeli assaults on the southern and northern edges of the Gaza Strip this month have caused a new exodus of hundreds of thousands of people from their ho

May 22, 2024
Palestinian inspect their destructed homes in Hamad Town, after they returned following the withdrawal of the Israeli army. (DPA)

We urge Israel to lift the Gaza blockade: WHO chief

AgenciesIn a briefing Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus head of the World Health Organisation has said that even though supplies were pre-positioned supplies in warehouses and hospitals life-saving aid is dwindling fast in Gaza.Without more aid flowing into Gaza we cannot sustain our lifesaving support to hospitals and the population he said. WHO and partner

May 22, 2024
A photo released by Iran's presidential office shows Iranian mourners holding the coffin of the late President Ebrahim Raisi during a funeral procession in the capital of Iran's East Azerbaijan province for the late Raisi and others who died with him in a helicopter crash two days ago. (DPA)

Crash details emerge as crowd attends funeral for Iran’s Raisi

dpaTehranThe first of several funeral ceremonies began in Iran for president Ebrahim Raisi foreign minister Hossein Amirabdollahian and other victims of Sundays helicopter crash as details emerged of the final moments before the accident.Thousands of government supporters flocked to the ceremony in the north-western city of Tabriz on Tuesday to bid

May 22, 2024
Taiwan's former President Tsai Ing-wen (L) stands next to the new President Lai Ching-te and his Vice-President Hsiao Bi-khim. (DPA)

Taiwan’s President Lai takes office, urges Beijing to pursue ‘peace’

dpaTaipeiLai Ching-te of Taiwans ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) was sworn in as the self-governing islands president on Monday and used his inaugural address to urge Beijing to cease its political and military intimidation.Lai stressed that his administration will maintain the status quo across the Taiwan Strait. Peace is the only op

May 21, 2024
The deceased Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi

Iranian President Raisi dies in helicopter crash; Vice President Mokhber named acting leader

dpaTehranIrans Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei named First Vice President Mohammad Mokhber as acting president in the wake of hardliner Ebrahim Raisis death in a helicopter crash and also ordered five days of national mourning.President Raisi and foreign minister Hossein Amirabdollahian were among the nine who died when their helicopter cras

May 21, 2024
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Top court bars former president Jacob Zuma from South African election

Cape TOWNcTypeface:> South Africas highest court ruled on Monday that former president Jacob Zuma cannot stand as a candidate in next weeks general election on the grounds that a 2021 conviction for contempt of court has disqualified him.The Constitutional Court ruled that Zumas sentence of more than 12 months in prison had made him ineligible to stand.His

May 21, 2024
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Luis Abinader re-elected in Dominican Republic presidential election

Santo DOMINGOcTypeface:>Incumbent Luis Abinader has been re-elected in the first round of the presidential election in the Dominican Republic.The candidate of the Modern Revolutionary Party (PRM) received over 57 percent of the vote the electoral office announced on Monday after almost all the votes had been counted. Former president Leonel Fernndez who governed in 1996-2000

May 21, 2024
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Spain summons Argentinian ambassador

dpaMadridSpanish Foreign Minister Jos Manuel Albares has summoned the Argentinian ambassador in Madrid after Argentinian President Javier Milei verbally attacked Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Snchez and his wife Albares said onMonday.Argentinas ultra-liberal leader Milei attended an election rally organized by the Spanish right-wing populist pa

May 21, 2024
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Assange wins British court bid to appeal his extradition to US

LondoncTypeface:> Julian Assanges wife has called for the United States to drop efforts to prosecute the WikiLeaks founder after he won a bid to bring an appeal against his extradition at the High Court.Assange faces prosecution in the US over an alleged conspiracy to obtain and disclose national defence information following the publication of hundreds of thousands of leaked

May 21, 2024
International Criminal Court Prosecutor Karim Khan (centre)

ICC prosecutor seeks arrest warrants for Netanyahu and Hamas leaders

dpaAmsterdam/ BeirutThe chief prosecutor at the International Criminal Court said on Monday that he is seeking arrest warrants for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and top leaders from Palestinian group Hamas over war crimes committed in Israel and Gaza.Prosecutor Karim Khan said he is requesting warrants for Netanyahu and his Defence Minister

May 21, 2024
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Need to stop situation unfolding in Gaza Strip immediately: Al Ansari

QNADohaOfficial Spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Dr Majed bin Mohammed Al Ansari has emphasized the importance of stopping the situation unfolding in the Gaza Strip immediately and not in the coming days. He called on the international community to ful

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Preparatory meetings for ‘Doha Dialogue’ on labour mobility between Gulf and African countries held

Tribune News NetworkDohaPreparatory meetings for the Doha Dialogue on Labour Mobility between Gulf and African Countries were held yesterday in Doha with the participation of 33 countries including the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Jordan Lebanon and 25 African co

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Huge demand for Amir Cup football final tickets, fans advised to use Doha Metro on match day

Tribune News NetworkDohaThe demand for tickets for the upcoming prestigious Amir Cup football final is huge according to the Qatar Football Association.Al Sadd will take on Qatar SC in the Amir Cup 2024 final at the Education City Stadium on Friday (May

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Qatar offers inclusive package of incentives to attract global investments, says Al Mesned

Tribune News NetworkDohaQatar Chamber Board Member Eng. Ali bin Abdullatif Al Mesned has said that the economic and commercial cooperation between Qatar and Oman has witnessed considerable development in recent years stressing that there are many fields between Qatar

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