Pope Francis, making the first trip by a pontiff to Iraq, made an impassioned call yesterday for an end to the militant violence, fratricide and religious strife that has plagued the country for decades, saying peacemakers should finally be given a chance.
A mall in Bahrain has been letting food trucks and stalls feeling the financial pressure of the Covid-19 pandemic use its car park for free in an effort to boost local businesses.
The International Criminal Court prosecutor said yesterday her office will formally investigate war crimes in the Palestinian Territories, a move welcomed by the Palestinian Authority and denounced by Israel.
Saudi Arabia’s health ministry has ruled that only people who have been vaccinated against Covid-19 will be allowed to attend the Haj this year, Saudi newspaper Okaz reported on Monday.
The Palestinian Authority yesterday confirmed that it diverted some Covid-19 vaccination doses meant for medical workers to VIPs as critics charged but said this involved a small fraction of inoculations.
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Gunmen in Nigeria yesterday released 27 teenage boys who were kidnapped from their school last week in the northern state of Niger, while security forces continued to search for more than 300 schoolgirls abducted in a nearby state.