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Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Wednesday rejected the idea held by some that the United States is an "untouchable power," saying history shows that on the contrary, it is quite "vulnerable," semi-official Fars news agency reported.

Kenyan President William Ruto said here Tuesday his government has allocated 2 billion shillings (16.47 million U.S. dollars) for food relief to counties affected by the severe drought across the country.

The European energy crisis is coming straight at Hungary's largest hotel: the 499-room Danubius Hotel Hungaria City Center will be closed for four months starting on Tuesday.

Israeli Prime Minister Yair Lapid on Sunday visited the Karish gas rig in the Mediterranean for the first time since his country signed a historic maritime demarcation deal with Lebanon.

The Somali National Army (SNA) said Wednesday its forces killed over 50 al-Shabab militants in a foiled terror attack on its base at a village in Hiran region of central Somalia.

The United Nations said Tuesday that renewed clashes between armed tribal militias in South Sudan's Upper Nile State have displaced 8,000 civilians.

Israeli and Lebanese leaders announced on Tuesday that the final version of the proposal to demarcate the maritime border has been reached.

Lebanese President Michel Aoun on Monday said he hopes that a deal on border demarcation with Israel would be completed within days.

Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Mikati on Tuesday called for the election of a new president for Lebanon within the constitutional time frame before President Michel Aoun's tenure ends on Oct. 31, a statement by the Council of Ministers reported.

The statement demanded the High Council of State, the House of Representatives (parliament), and the country's political actors to object to the "political absurdity," referring to the ambiguous terms and objectives stipulated in the MoU.

According to a joint report published by the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) and the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), such violations were committed during clashes between joint government forces and affiliated armed militias/groups on the one hand, and elements of Sudan People's Liberation Movement/Army in Opposition (SPLM/A-IO) loyal to First Vice-President Riek Machar on the other.

Ukraine's foreign reserves rose 13.6 percent in August, expanding for the first time in five months, data from the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) showed on Tuesday.

The Iranian foreign minister demanded on Wednesday "a stronger text" from the United States over its guarantees of lifting sanctions in order to reach an agreement to revive the 2015 nuclear deal, official IRNA news agency reported.

More than 2.8 million children across the Horn of Africa and the Sahel are already suffering from severe acute malnutrition and could die in disturbing numbers unless urgent support is provided, the United Nations children's agency, UNICEF, warned on Tuesday.

British pharmaceutical company GSK has been awarded a contract to produce the world's first malaria vaccine so that millions more children will be protected against the killer disease, the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) announced late on Tuesday.

The United Nations Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) deeply regrets the Congolese government's recent decision to expel its spokesperson, read a statement released Thursday morning.

Iran's top nuclear official said on Thursday the Iran will reactivate the surveillance cameras of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) at its nuclear sites only if the IAEA withdraws its accusations against Tehran.

Kuwait officially dissolved parliament in an Amiri decree issued on Tuesday, according to the Kuwait News Agency (KUNA).

Iran said Monday it remains "optimistic" about a possible revival of the 2015 nuclear deal after the European Union tabled a proposal aiming for a compromise in the talks stalled since March.

Lebanon's parliament on Tuesday passed long-awaited amendments to the banking secrecy law to unlock a potential $3 billion financial assistance package from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Al-Jadeed local TV channel reported.

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