Mina Aldroubi
Mina Aldroubi

Saed Hassunah with his five children, who he hadn't seen since March. Photo: Saed Hassunah
Gaza man reunited with his five children after months of separation

Unicef’s child protection team says it came under fire while transporting the children to reunite the family

July 23, 2024, 5:35 PM
Flames and smoke rise from the site of Israeli air strikes at the port of Hodeidah, Yemen. Reuters
Yemen's Hodeidah port functioning despite major damage from Israeli strike

Smoke continues to rise from the terminal days after the attack

July 23, 2024, 1:16 PM
UN special envoy to Yemen Hans Grundberg says the exchanges between the Houthis and Israel represent 'a new and dangerous level' of violence. AFP
Yemen government and Houthis agree to de-escalate tension

The decision has come days after Israel's recent attack on the port of Hodeidah

July 23, 2024, 9:54 AM
US President Joe Biden is welcomed by Israeli Prime Minster Benjamin Netanyahu to Tel Aviv in October 2023. Reuters
Will Joe Biden be missed in the Middle East?

The US President's legacy will be tarnished by Israel's war in Gaza Strip, experts say

July 22, 2024, 2:46 PM
Doctors perform surgery on a patient at Al Aqsa Martyrs Hospital, in Deir Al Balah, central Gaza, on March 17, 2024. AP
WHO calls for protection of health workers in Gaza after surge in attacks

The organisation has verified 1,003 attacks on healthcare workers or medical centres in Gaza and the occupied West Bank

July 19, 2024, 2:15 PM
Doctors at Al Aqsa Martyrs Hospital, in Deir Al Balah, perform an operation in March. Gaza is facing a lack of specialised staff and humanitarian supplies. AP
Gaza's doctors under intense strain amid deadly Israeli strikes

Senior health official in the enclave warns staff fear for their safety as they battle to save lives

July 18, 2024, 3:11 PM
Palestinians inspect a damaged UNRWA school following an Israeli air strike in Al Nuseirat refugee camp in the central Gaza Strip this week. EPA
Gaza endures one of deadliest weeks since start of war, says UN

UNRWA headquarters in Gaza city 'destroyed beyond recognition'

July 16, 2024, 12:17 PM
Palestinians amid the burnt remains of tents after Israeli strikes on Al Mawasi. Reuters
Israeli strikes on Al Mawasi 'safe zone' kill scores of civilians

At least 90 people have been reportedly been killed in strikes that were reportedly targeting senior Hamas commander

July 13, 2024, 11:05 AM
Palestinian families walk past destroyed buildings and rubble after the Israeli military withdrew from the Shujaiya neighbourhood, east of Gaza city. AFP
Dozens killed by Israeli forces in Gaza city, rescuers say

Military ordered civilians to leave the city on Tuesday before beginning a ground offensive

July 11, 2024, 7:05 AM
Saed Hassunah with his wife, Amna Homeid and four of their children in northern Gaza. Photo: Saed Hassunah
'My children are under fire': Palestinian man’s plea to reunite with family

Saed Hassunah is desperately attempting to reach his five children who are in Gaza city under Israeli shelling

July 10, 2024, 1:57 PM
Satellite imagery from Maxar Technologies shows the Baniyas power plant on Syria's Mediterranean coast in August 2021. AFP
Suspected Israeli air strike hits crucial Syrian port

The port city of Baniyas is seen as a main delivery point for Iranian weapons

July 09, 2024, 7:53 AM
The Tuffah district east of Gaza city on July 8, 2024. A study by medical journal The Lancet estimates Palestinian deaths in war may reach 186,000. AFP
Lancet journal: Gaza war death toll may have reached 186,000

Report suggests that 7.9 per cent of Gaza population has died since the war began on October 7

July 08, 2024, 2:03 PM
Palestinians flee eastern parts of Gaza city after they were ordered by Israeli army to evacuate their neighbourhoods. Reuters
'Like Judgment Day': Gaza city civilians flee latest Israeli offensive

Fighting has raged from town to town across the strip since October

July 08, 2024, 11:18 AM
Freed prisoners at Marib Airport during a prisoner swap in April 2023. The Yemeni government and the Houthi prisoner exchange talks in Muscat ended without a agreement. Reuters
Yemen negotiations on prisoner exchange deadlocked in Oman

One sticking point relates to detention of pro-government Sunni Islamist politician held by Houthis

July 08, 2024, 10:38 AM
Masoud Pezeshkian's policies as Iran's president will largely be determined by the country's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. Getty Images
Pezeshkian presidency 'unlikely to impact Iran's regional policies'

Incoming president's focus is expected to be restricted to improving ties with the West and addressing internal discontent

July 06, 2024, 3:36 PM