The Muslim World
Israel launched a missile attack on Wednesday targeting the airport in the Syrian city of Aleppo, Syrian state media said, citing a military source. The Syrian government did not report any casualties.
BASRA — Four militants were killed overnight after an ambush in the southern Iraqi city of Basra sparked clashes between rival Shiite factions, a security source said Thursday, days after deadly clashes in the capital.Two members of Saraya Al Salam, an armed faction linked to powerful Shiite cleric Moqtada Sadr, were killed when their vehicle came under fire from the Asaib Ahl Al Haq force, which lost two fighters in the ensuing gun battle, the source said.
Goldman Sachs said on Thursday it had raised its forecast for Turkey's 2022 GDP growth to 5.5% from 3.5%, while lifting its 2022 current account deficit forecast to $45 billion from $36 billion.
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani health officials on Thursday reported an outbreak of waterborne diseases in areas hit by recent record-breaking flooding, as authorities stepped up efforts to ensure the provision of clean drinking water to hundreds of thousands of people who lost their homes in the disaster.
Oil firms operating in Kurdistan have asked the United States to help defuse an upsurge in tension between Iraq's central government and the semi-autonomous region, according to a letter seen by Reuters and three sources.
BEIJING (AP) — The U.N. accused China of serious human rights violations that may amount to “crimes against humanity” in a long-delayed report examining a crackdown on Uyghurs and other mostly Muslim ethnic groups.