The number of civilians fleeing their makeshift homes in northern Syria is likely to be in the tens of thousands, UN officials have told CNN, as the Syrian government steps up its offensive on key rebel-held areas.
Image copyright AFP Image caption Three quarters of Yemen’s population urgently needs help, the UN says Donors at a conference in Geneva have pledged nearly $1.1bn (£857m) to Yemen to help relieve the “world’s largest humanitarian crisis”, the UN says. The UN had previously asked for $2.1bn this year, as aid groups warn the country […]
JEDDAH: The government has made great efforts to ensure security and safety for pilgrims coming from all over the globe this Hajj season, said Maj. Gen. Munir Al-Jibril, assistant commander of Hajj forces for security affairs.He added that security forces have two main tasks: Preventing and confronting crime, and holding perpetrators accountable and assisting in […]
2 killed and 5 arrested over plot to attack defence ministry, official source tells Saudi TV station Image Credit: SPA/Reuters A damaged vehicle is seen following a raid by Saudi security forces on an Islamic State cell in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, in this handout photo released by Saudi Press Agency on October 5, 2017. Riyadh: […]