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Turkish and Israeli Presidents Talk in Rare Phone Call

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has spoken with his new Israeli counterpart Isaac Herzog, in a sign of a possible thaw between the two former allies after years of frosty relations. The rare telephone talks between the two countries…
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Yemen: Nine out of Ten Displaced Children Struggle to Have Food, Water, Schooling

With the ongoing violence in Yemen forcing children and their families from their homes, nine out of ten children in displacement camps don’t have sufficient access to basics like food, clean water and an education, Save the Children said…
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Iraqi Security Forces Thwart ISIS Attack on Baghdad Power Grid

Iraqi security forces on Tuesday dismantled an Islamic State (ISIS) attempt to detonate an essential electricity tower providing power to Baghdad. “A team was formed in light of the information, coordinated with the First Division of the…
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Afghanistan on Brink of Humanitarian Crisis-UN Refugee Agency

More Afghans are likely to flee their homes due to escalating violence, the U.N. refugee agency warned on Tuesday, as the Taliban take control of more territory in response to the withdrawal of U.S.-led foreign forces. "Afghanistan is on the…
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Russia Warns US against Deploying Troops in Central Asia near Afghanistan

Russia has strongly warned the United States against deploying its troops in the former Soviet Central Asian nations following their withdrawal from Afghanistan, a senior diplomat said in remarks published on Tuesday. Russia’s Deputy Foreign…