Arab coalition strikes Houthi targets in Yemen

Arab coalition strikes Houthi targets in Yemen

Arab coalition jets have strucked several cities across Yemen as relief organisations warn of a deteriorating humanitarian situation. Fighter jets targeted a Houthi-controlled arms depot in Fajj Attan, a neighbourhood overlooking the Yemeni capital Sanaa, residents said on Wednesday. Air strikes also severely damaged a Houthi rebel-controlled naval More...

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Air France flight AF953 misses Cameroon mountain

Air France flight AF953 misses Cameroon mountain

An Air France aeroplane narrowly missed central Africa’s highest mountain in early May, French investigators say. Flight AF953 was travelling from Malabo, the capital of Equatorial Guinea, to Douala, Cameroon’s More...

Pasquale Scotti

Mafia boss Pasquale Scotti held in Brazil

An Italian organised crime boss convicted for more than 20 murders has been caught in Brazil after 31 years on the run. Pasquale Scotti – a leading member of the Camorra, a Naples-based mafia-style crime gang More...

India heatwave toll passes 1,000

India heatwave toll passes 1,000

The death toll in the heatwave sweeping India has passed 1,000, with temperatures nearing 50C (122F) in some areas. Most deaths have taken place in the southern states of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh, where at least More...

Prime Minister al-Thinni

Libya PM ‘escapes assassination bid’

Libyan Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thinni says he has survived an assassination attempt by gunmen who attacked his car in the city of Tobruk. “Thank God, we managed to escape,” Mr al-Thinni told TV news More...

Palmyra

Targets struck in Palmyra, Raqqa &Yarmouk

Syrian fighter jets have carried out a series of strikes against the Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) group in and around the ancient city of Palmyra, according to a military source. The source was quoted More...

Rocket from Gaza lands in southern Israel

Rocket from Gaza lands in southern Israel

One out of five experimental rockets launched from the Gaza Strip has landed in southern Israel, Al Jazeera has learned. Qassam Brigades, the military wing of the Palestinian group Hamas, confirmed that they fired More...

Galapagos Islands volcano

Galapagos Islands volcano erupts in spectacular fashion

The Wolf volcano in the Galapagos Islands has erupted in spectacular fashion for the first time in 33 years. Ecuador’s Galapagos National Park administration said on its Facebook page that the 1.7km-high volcano More...

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