Al-Monitor Staff
Al-Monitor Staff
Iraq still needs US help to defeat Islamic State, foreign minister says
Iraqi Foreign Minister Fuad Hussein made the remarks ahead of Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi’s visit to Washington on Monday.
Al-Monitor Staff | Iraq | Jul 24, 2021
UN: public water in Lebanon could stop pumping in matter of 'weeks'
Lebanon's water sector is on the verge of collapse due to the harrowing economic crisis, the United Nations has warned.
Al-Monitor Staff | Lebanon | Jul 24, 2021
Syria blames Israel for destruction of evidence in Douma chemical attack
The UN's chemical weapons watchdog warned Syria's government not to move or tamper with the gas canisters recovered at Douma.
Al-Monitor Staff | Syria | Jul 23, 2021
Turkey records highest daily virus toll since mid-May
Turkey on Friday recorded 11,094 new cases and 60 deaths from COVID-19.
Al-Monitor Staff | Turkey | Jul 23, 2021
Khamenei calls largely Arab province of Iran 'loyal' amid protests
Protesters in oil-rich Khuzestan province in southwestern Iran want clean drinking water, among other things.
Al-Monitor Staff | Iran | Jul 23, 2021
Search underway after migrant boat sinks off Turkish coast
Eight migrants are still missing after their boat bound for Italy sunk southwest of the Turkish town of Kas.
Al-Monitor Staff | Turkey | Jul 23, 2021
Iran's supreme leader receives second vaccine dose
The vast majority of Iranians has still not been vaccinated against COVID-19 as the virus continues to spread.
Al-Monitor Staff | Jul 23, 2021
Watchdog: Internet disrupted in Iran amid water protests
The internet is heavily restricted in Iran, and the government initiated an internet blackout in 2019 during widespread protests in the country.
Al-Monitor Staff | Iran | Jul 23, 2021
17 dead off Tunisian coast as boat wrecks en route to Italy
The number of people returned to shore following irregular crossings of the Mediterranean Sea has greatly increased this year.
Al-Monitor Staff | Jul 22, 2021
Israel to bring back 'Green Pass' indicating vaccine and virus status
Israel's COVID-19 cases are increasing, but deaths remain at a historical low amid the spread of the delta variant.
Al-Monitor Staff | Israel | Jul 22, 2021
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