Six rockets struck Baghdad’s international airport facility on Friday, damaging two commercial planes but causing no casualties, Iraq’s military said in a statement. The rockets fired in the early morning landed on planes parked in a w..
At least three rockets landed in the Baghdad International Airport compound and near an adjacent U.S. air base, damaging one disused civilian aeroplane, Iraqi police sources said. The police sources did not report any other damage or any injuries...
The Philippines will grant entry to visitors vaccinated against COVID-19 from Feb. 10, its government said on Friday, in an effort to boost a tourism sector decimated by the pandemic. The archipelago nation of more than 7,000 islands had planned t..
The Jordanian army says it has killed 27 drug smugglers who attempted to cross into the kingdom from Syria under the cover of heavy snow. The smugglers were backed by "armed groups", a statement said, adding that some fled back to Syrian..
Southern Africa has been hit by flooding that has left more than 70 dead across the region in the wake of Tropical Storm Ana. Madagascar has seen at least 48 deaths and 130,000 people have been forced to flee their homes to makeshift shelters. ..
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, King of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, issues a royal decree on Thursday stipulating (February 22) as the day to commemorate the Founding Day of the Saudi state. The royal decree s..
A leading French aquarium vendor has decided to stop selling round fish bowls because they drive fish mad and kill them quickly. French pet care market leader AgroBiothers Laboratoire will no longer sell any aquariums with a capacity of less than ..
A US man has been found dead at his home surrounded by dozens of snakes - many of them venomous. Neighbours alerted police after going to the house in the US state of Maryland and discovering him lying on the floor, apparently unconscious. When..
An indicator of the great power of last Saturday's volcanic eruption in Tonga is the height reached by its plume. UK scientists examining weather satellite data calculate it to be around 55km (35 miles) above the Earth's surface. This i..