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Middle East

After surviving massacre, food medicine shortage, injured leave E Ghouta

Women carrying infants, men hobbling on crutches and an old man in a wheelchair waited at a school nearby.

14 Mar 2018 4:10 PM

Ghouta sirens distress call as death toll rises to 1000

Shelling and air strikes slammed into Douma on Saturday, trapping residents inside their basements for hours.

11 Mar 2018 12:35 PM

IS pillage in Iraq leaves ‘living corpses’ in thousands of rape victims

Despite all humanitarian efforts there is ‘a gross lack of both physical and mental health, psycho-social support.’

10 Mar 2018 11:46 AM

Homes reduced to rubbles, 800 dead as air strikes continue in E Ghouta

More than 340,000 people have been killed and millions displaced in Syria since the start of the civil war in 2011.

07 Mar 2018 1:22 PM

Saudi women will drive, but face bumpy road to empowerment

Government statistics also put more than one million Saudi women as currently looking to enter the workforce.

07 Mar 2018 1:43 AM

Saudi social reforms send cultural shock, women face obstacles in path to empowerment

Average monthly salaries in pvt sector are close to 8,000 Saudi riyals for men and only 5,000 riyals for women, as per research firm Jadwa.

06 Mar 2018 2:25 PM

Syria: UN first-aid convoy reaches stripped of vital medical supplies

A WHO official said the govt removed most medical material from UN vehicles including surgical kits, insulin and dialysis equipment.

05 Mar 2018 7:52 PM

Rock art and mystery: Ancient camel sculptures in Saudi desert

Camels — for centuries venerated as the “ship of the desert” — are a familiar motif in artworks from the kingdom.

28 Feb 2018 12:40 AM

Iraq sentences 16 Turkish women to death by hanging for ties with Islamic State

Iraq is conducting the trials of hundreds of foreign women who have been detained, with hundreds of their children.

26 Feb 2018 3:39 PM

Hell on Earth: 500 deaths later, UN calls for ceasefire amid E Ghouta massacre

A young woman amputated from the knee breastfed a 40-day-old infant who had lost his entire family in the bombings.

25 Feb 2018 2:29 PM