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World - Region
11/29/2022 10:03:33 PM
As we mark the 75th anniversary of the UN General Assembly’s adoption of UN Resolution 181, which was issued on 29 November, 1947, the Israeli army continues its occupation of the West Bank and tightens its siege on the Gaza Strip, denying Palestinians a promise of an independent state in their own homeland.

World - War in Ukraine
10/19/2022 7:18:51 PM
The Moscow-installed authorities of the port city of Mariupol, which fell to Russian forces after a devastating siege earlier in the year, took down a monument to Ukrainian victims of Stalin's famine on Wednesday.

World - Region
8/29/2022 3:54:45 PM
Sixteen rights groups on Monday urged Yemen's Houthi rebels to end their siege of the country's third-largest city, as the internationally recognized government said an overnight rebel attack killed at least 10 troops.

World - Africa
8/23/2022 11:24:39 PM
Somalia's President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud on Tuesday pledged "an all-out war" to eliminate Al-Shabaab in his first statement to the nation since the jihadists staged a deadly 30-hour hotel siege in Mogadishu.

World - Africa
8/21/2022 2:06:46 PM
The number of civilians killed in a 30-hour siege by Al-Shabaab jihadists at a hotel in Somalia's capital Mogadishu has climbed to 21, Health Minister Ali Haji Adan said Sunday.

World - Region
6/5/2022 4:59:27 PM
Yemen's warring parties resumed talks Sunday on reopening roads in Taiz and other provinces, the United Nations said, after they agreed to renew a nationwide cease-fire.

World - Region
5/25/2022 7:43:10 PM
Representatives of the Yemeni government and the Houthi militia started meetings in Jordan's capital Amman on Wednesday to discuss lifting the siege on Taiz city, which holds strategic significance in southwestern Yemen.

War in Ukraine - Military
5/17/2022 1:47:56 PM
Hundreds of Ukrainian fighters defending the last holdout in Mariupol were evacuated to areas controlled by Russian-backed separatists and officials worked Tuesday to get the rest out, signaling the beginning of the end of a siege that became a symbol of Ukrainian resistance.

War in Ukraine - Military
5/10/2022 8:25:13 PM
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy told Maltese lawmakers that despite pleas, Ukraine has not received the amount of weapons it would need to unblock the siege of Mariupol and free the city.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
4/28/2022 8:30:00 PM
The West’s double standards on Israeli actions in Palestine and the war in Ukraine explain why the silent majority in Egypt and the Arab world does not support its reaction to the Russian invasion.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Features
4/25/2022 4:46:00 PM
On the 47th anniversary of the October 1973 War, Ahram Weekly talks to members of Battalion 603, kept under Israeli siege for over four months after a ceasefire was announced.

War in Ukraine - Humanitarian
4/11/2022 9:09:57 PM
The mayor of the Ukrainian port city of Mariupol said Monday that more than 10,000 civilians have died in the Russian siege of his city and that the death toll could surpass 20,000, with corpses that were ``carpeted through the streets.''

Multimedia - In Pictures
3/21/2022 3:45:28 PM

War in Ukraine - Military
3/20/2022 11:09:55 AM
Ukrainian authorities said the Russian military bombed an art school where about 400 people had taken refuge in the port city of Mariupol, where President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said an unrelenting siege by Russian troops would go down in history for what he said were war crimes.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
3/12/2022 9:16:14 PM
France and Germany urged Russia's Vladimir Putin Saturday to end the deadly days-long siege of the Ukrainian port city of Mariupol, the French presidency said after three-way talks.

War in Ukraine - Military
3/12/2022 5:33:50 PM
Russian troops are pressing their offensive across Ukraine, pounding populated areas with artillery and airstrikes and deploying siege tactics honed in Syria and Chechnya — where front line cities were reduced to rubble.

War in Ukraine - Military
3/12/2022 10:19:32 AM
Russian forces appeared to make progress from the northeast in their slow fight toward Ukraine's capital, while tanks and artillery pounded places already under siege with shelling so heavy that residents of one city were unable to bury the growing number of dead.

War in Ukraine - Humanitarian
3/10/2022 6:54:01 PM
With bodies piling up in Russia's nine-day siege of Mariupol, the port city of 430,000 in southeastern Ukraine, local authorities are hurrying to bury the dead in a mass grave.

War in Ukraine - Military
3/10/2022 1:08:12 PM
An airstrike on a hospital in the port city of Mariupol killed three people, including a child, the city council said Thursday, as Russian forces intensified their siege of Ukrainian cities.

World - International
2/19/2022 8:13:07 PM
Police aggressively pushed back protesters in Canada's besieged capital on Saturday, seizing trucks and finally retaking control of the streets in front of the country's Parliament building. Scores of trucks left under the increasing pressure, raising authorities' hopes for an end to the three-week protest against the country's COVID-19 restrictions and the government of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

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