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The UN reiterates its support for a solution 'where two democratic states, Israel and Palestine, live side by side in peace within secure and recognized borders'
The main contention is the number of states in Sudan, which the rebels say can 'cause problems' as borders determine divisions of power in the country
One rocket hit an embassy cafeteria at dinner time while two others landed nearby, a security source says
Paano nagsimula ang tensiyon sa pagitan ng Iran at US? Paano kaya ito matatapos?
The airstrike shown in the video has nothing to do with the conflict between the US and Iran. It shows the rocket attacks that involved Palestinians and Israel in November 2018.
The Department of Foreign Affairs says the 13 Filipinos are coming from Baghdad and Erbil
The Department of National Defense says at least 12 Filipinos may return to the Philippines on January 14, though this will depend on the availability of flights
Officials in charge of the repatriation effort realize 'it may not be wise to send uniformed servicemen to the Middle East due to the sensitivities of the countries there'
The arrested police officer is decorated, having worked for the police for decades and being a member of an elite counter-insurgency force in Kashmir, a disputed territory equally claimed by India and Pakistan
Filipinos in and near Tripoli, Libya, must be mandatorily evacuated, too, says the defense department, as tensions escalate in the North African country
Though Filipinos in Iran and Lebanon are no longer covered by the Philippine government's mandatory repatriation order, the deployment ban to those countries remains in place
The Archbishop of Manila ties in the message of the devotion to the Black Nazarene with the crisis in the Middle East: Break the cycle of violence and vengeance through love that leads to life
President Donald Trump says the United States will immediately be imposing 'additional punishing sanctions' on Iran but makes no mention of military retaliation to the missile attacks
(UPDATED) Western powers urge an end to the escalating confrontation between Tehran and Washington
(UPDATED) Shortly after the missile attacks, the US Federal Aviation Administration says it is banning US-registered carriers from flying over Iraq, Iran, and the Gulf
'We will do everything to bring out Filipinos there,' says the environment chief who's been appointed special envoy to oversee repatriations from the Middle East
Army and Marine troops will be deployed to secure and assist Filipinos to be repatriated from Iraq, says Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana
So far there has been no official confirmation from Washington that it has rejected Mohammad Javad Zarif's visa application
What’s at stake and what can we expect this week in the aftermath of the assassination of the general who had shaped the battlefield in the Middle East and helped direct Assad’s war in Syria?
Saudi economist Fadhl al-Bouenain says a US-Iran war would further dampen economic growth in Gulf Cooperation Council states, just as many of them are attempting to diversify towards a post-oil future
'There is no harm in being prepared, identifying contingency measures, and taking due diligence in anticipation of a worst-case scenario in the Middle East,' says the Trade Union Congress of the Philippines
The Libyan government is unable to find shelter for all the displaced, leaving many at the mercy of avaricious lenders
Myanmar has a growing number of child nuns who seek refuge from conflict in the country
At least 3 of them are now back at Operation Second Chance, and will be given visitation time with their families on Christmas Eve
This month marks the 40th anniversary of the Soviet Union's invasion of Afghanistan, the beginning of a decade-long guerilla war that killed up to 2 million Afghans
Humanitarian aid currently flows into Syria through UN-designated checkpoints without the formal permission of the regime in Damascus, but that authority is due to expire on January 10
US State secretary Mike Pompeo tells reporters, the US has concluded that 'the establishment of Israeli civilian settlements in the West Bank is not, per se, inconsistent with international law'
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'We feel that we, the youth, are only being used for photo opportunities,' says a member of the Marawi Reconstruction Conflict Watch, citing a mismatch in government action and what residents need
9 pro-Turkish fighters and 6 members of the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces are killed in a zone between the towns of Tal Tamr and Ras al-Ain
Thousands are forced to flee their homes since the beginning of Turkey's military incursion after US President Donald Trump ordered American troops to pull back from the border
State-backed Global New Light of Myanmar says a bus was flagged down by a man before 18 rebels in sportswear emerged from the forest and ordered passengers off at gunpoint
'If fighting continues through 2022, Yemen will rank the poorest country in the world,' according to a United Nations Development Programme report
Antonio Guterres praises the progress made by the UN's former special envoy, Horst Kohler, who left the position in May for health reasons
While there is no armed conflict in Metro Manila, the task force deems the capital region to be the hotbed of recruitment and fund generation
North Korea's state media says its leader Kim Jong Un supervised a fresh test of a 'super-large multiple rocket launcher' system
No further details are immediately available but these are the latest to be fired since July. Previous launches have been identified as short-range missiles.
Any plan to lift martial law must come with an agreement among Mindanao leaders to control loose firearms, a major contributing factor to violence in the southern region, says International Alert Philippines
'The international community must stop turning a blind eye to these violations and the intolerable humanitarian situation,' says Kamel Jendoubi, who heads the Group of Independent Eminent International and Regional Experts
At least 306 Palestinians have been killed since March 2018 by Israeli fire
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un says the 'newly developed' system was a 'great weapon'
Russian-backed Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's forces gather north of the key town of Khan Sheikhun in a bid to take more territory from Turkish-backed rebels
(UPDATED) South Korea says its military is 'tracking the movement in the North in case of additional launches, with firm readiness'
United Nations humanitarian coordinator Lise Grande says 'it is heart-breaking that during Eid’l Adha, families are mourning the death of their loved ones instead of celebrating together in peace and harmony'
The government’s anti-drug war and political rivalries triggered 'a wave of targeted attacks' in the first half of the year, says the Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project
Palestinian minister for Jerusalem affairs Fadi al-Hadami was detained questioned for 'activities in Jerusalem,' according to Israeli police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld
The talks mark the 7th round of negotiations aimed at ending America's longest war
The Peace to Prosperity economic workshop that begins June 25 is billed as the start of a new approach that will later include political solutions to the long intractable Middle East conflict
Foreign powers are watching the situation in the Middle East with growing concern as Tehran and Washington exchange warnings about an escalation in their conflict
'Israel will be represented at the Bahrain economic workshop in a way that will be decided later on,' Foreign Minister Israel Katz writes on Twitter