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Baghdad hospital fire: At least 82 killed

Baghdad hospital fire: At least 82 killed

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Another 110 people were injured in the blaze at Ibn al-Khatib Hospital, according to ministry spokesman Major General Khaled Al-Muhanna. The fire is believed to have started after oxygen tanks exploded, according to...
The UAE's tiny lunar rover will face big challenges on the moon

UAE is partnering with Japanese company ispace to launch a moon rover in 2022

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A team of engineers and scientists from Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC), in Dubai, are building the rover, while ispace will transport it on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket.The rocket will launch...
Iran nuclear incident: Israel army chief appears to hint at possible role in Natanz facility blackout

Iran nuclear incident: Israel army chief appears to hint at possible role in Natanz...

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Iranian officials on Sunday confirmed an "incident" at Natanz, an underground facility where uranium enrichment takes place. "Fortunately, the incident did not cause any human injuries or leaks," said Behrouz Kamalvand, a spokesman...
Princess Latifa: UN 'very concerned' about situation and still awaiting 'proof of life'

Princess Latifa: UN ‘very concerned’ about situation and still awaiting ‘proof of life’

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The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) said Friday it has asked the UAE for "proof of life" for the Princess, but has not received it. "We haven't...
Jordan's royal family drama sends shudders around the region. Here's what we know

Jordan’s king breaks silence after royal drama grips the country

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The saga began over the weekend, when Jordanian authorities detained around 15 people, including a high-profile political figure and at least one member of the royal family. A popular prince, Hamzah bin Al...
Benjamin Netanyahu Fast Facts - CNN

Benjamin Netanyahu Fast Facts – CNN

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Father: Benzion Netanyahu, a historianMother: Cela (Segal) NetanyahuMarriages: Sara Ben-Artzi (1991-present); Fleur Cates (1981-1988, divorced); Miriam Haran (divorced)Children: with Sara Ben-Artzi: Avner and Yair; with Miriam Haran: Noa Education: Attended Harvard University; Massachusetts...
Iran's Nuclear Capabilities Fast Facts

Iran’s Nuclear Capabilities Fast Facts

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1957 - The United States signs a civil nuclear cooperation agreement with Iran.1958 - Iran joins the IAEA.1967 - The Tehran Nuclear Research Center, which includes a small reactor supplied by the United...
Jordan's royal family drama sends shudders around the region. Here's what we know

Jordan’s royal family drama sends shudders around the region. Here’s what we know

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Authorities said they had foiled a plot in which Hamzah was working in collusion with unnamed foreign entities to "destabilize" Jordan. The prince denied the claims and dismissed the arrest sweep as a...
In a jarring day for Israel, Netanyahu's corruption trial resumes as coalition talks heat up

In a jarring day for Israel, Netanyahu’s corruption trial resumes as coalition talks heat...

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Shortly after 9 a.m. on Monday, the Israeli Prime Minister entered the Jerusalem district courthouse for the evidentiary phase of his corruption trial. Sitting with a mask on, arms crossed and head tilted...
Syrian Civil War Fast Facts

Syrian Civil War Fast Facts

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According to UNICEF's Representative in Syria, Bo Viktor Nylund, "Since 2011, nearly 12,000 children were verified as killed or injured in Syria, that's one child every eight hours over the past ten years."...