UAE President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan. File
Sudan’s protest leaders on Saturday issued a call for a two-day general strike next week, in a bid to press the ruling military council to transfer power to a civilian-led authority.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Saturday that the US decision to deploy more troops to the Middle East in response to the perceived threat from Iran was “extremely dangerous” for peace.
Two years after Daesh-inspired terrorists laid siege on Marawi City in Mindanao in 2017, about 100,000 residents have remained homeless and are forced to stay with relatives or in evacuation centers severely lacking in basic facilities like potable water, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) warned.