Israel launches national plan to preserve, develop ecological corridors

Jerusalem (Israel), November 28: Israel's Ministry of Environmental Protection announced on Sunday a national plan to preserve and develop ecological corridors throughout the country.

Cotopaxi volcano in Ecuador registers new activity with gas emissions, ash fall

Quito (Ecuador), November 28: Gas and water vapor emissions, a low level of ash and an increase in seismic activity were recorded on Sunday at...

Pakistan launches anti-polio vaccination drive to inoculate 13.5 mln children

Islamabad (Pakistan), November 28: The Pakistani Health Ministry on Sunday announced to launch the third anti-polio vaccination campaign of the year from Monday to vaccinate...

Israel's Netanyahu signs coalition deal with 2nd far-right party

Jerusalem (Israel), November 28: Israeli Prime Minister-designate Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud party and far-right Noam party signed a coalition deal on Sunday, moving Netanyahu one step...

Malaysia reports 2,022 new COVID-19 infections, 4 more deaths

Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), November 28: Malaysia reported 2,022 new COVID-19 infections as of midnight Sunday, bringing the national total to 4,986,294, according to the health...

New Zealand logs 27,076 new COVID-19 community cases over past week

Wellington (New Zealand), November 28: New Zealand recorded 27,076 new community cases of COVID-19 and 58 more deaths from the pandemic over the past week,...

Iranian parliament approves bill for Iran's accession to SCO

Tehran (Iran), November 28: The Iranian parliament on Sunday approved a bill for Iran's membership to the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), the semi-official Mehr news...

Swedes may face "even worse" energy situation next winter: expert

Stockholm (Sweden), November 28: The energy situation will be even worse next winter in Sweden, an expert from the Swedish Energy Agency warned on Saturday.

Ethiopia's Tigray receives first-round humanitarian aid after peace accord

Addis (Ababa), November 28: The Ethiopian government disclosed that more than 450,000 people in the country's conflict-affected northernmost Tigray region have been reached in the...

Israeli ministerial coalition to abandon bilateral agreements: Palestinian official

Ramallah (Palestine), November 28: The Israeli ministerial coalition has signed a deal to abandon bilateral peace agreements signed under international auspices, a senior Palestinian official...

Palestinian PM accuses Israel of seizing two-thirds of Palestine's groundwater

Ramallah (Palestine), November 28: Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammed Ishtaye on Sunday accused Israel of seizing two-thirds of the Palestinian groundwater and diverting it into its...

Tunisia, Libya sign agreement to strengthen trade ties

Tunis [Tunisia], November 27: Tunisia and Libya have signed an agreement of a common working strategy for the year 2023 to develop trade relations between...

Tunisian president meets Algerian FM on bilateral ties

Tunis [Tunisia],November 27: Tunisian President Kais Saied met on Saturday with visiting Algerian Foreign Minister Ramtane Lamamra to discuss bilateral ties and issues of mutual...

DRC to hold presidential election in December 2023

Kinshasa [DR Congo], November 27:The Independent National Electoral Commission (CENI) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) announced on Saturday the next presidential election...

Bank of China celebrates 25 years' service in Zambia

Lusaka [Zambia], November 27: The Bank of China Zambia Ltd. celebrated its 25 years of banking services in Zambia as a bridge facilitating the ever-growing...

Namibia to intensify fight against wildlife crime during festive season

Windhoek [Namibia], November 27: Namibia will step up efforts against wildlife crime in the country during this year's festive season, an official said Saturday.

Over 100 al-Shabab militants killed in central Somalia

Mogadishu [Somalia],November 27: Over 100 al-Shabab militants were killed during planned operations by Somali National Army and its international partners at the border of Middle...

Marathon kicks off in Libya's Tripoli

Tripoli [Libya], November 27: The Libyan capital of Tripoli on Saturday held the fifth annual marathon under the slogan "competing for peace" with more than...

Iran's top leader says negotiation won't solve problems with U.S.

Tehran [Iran], November 27: Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Saturday that the country's problems with the United States will not be solved...

Bomb blast kills 5 soldiers in Yemen's oil-rich Shabwa

Aden [Yemen], November 27:At least five members of Yemen's government forces were killed Saturday in a bomb explosion in the country's southern oil-rich province of...

Police seize batch of smuggled ammunition in SW Iran

Tehran [Iran], November 27: Iranian police seized a batch of smuggled ammunition in the southwestern city of Ahvaz, Khuzestan Province, the semi-official Tasnim news agency...

Train service in Israel shut down due to signal failure

Jerusalem [Israel], November 27: Israel's rail service halted on Saturday due to a nationwide train signaling failure, state-owned Israel Railways said in a statement.

Russia reports 6,088 new COVID-19 cases

Moscow [Russia], November 27: Russia registered 6,088 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, bringing the nationwide tally to 21,568,846, said the official monitoring...

Over 1 mln vehicles pass through Croatia's Peljesac Bridge since inauguration

Zagreb [Croatia], November 27: Over 1 million vehicles have passed through the Peljesac Bridge since it was inaugurated on July 26 this year, said Slavisa...

UNESCO launches event in Italy to defend oceans, promote responsible consumption

Rome [Italy], November 27: Under the motto "Blue is the new Black," a two-day event of The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)...

Swedes may face "even worse" energy situation next winter: expert

Stockholm [Sweden], November 27: The energy situation will be even worse next winter in Sweden, an expert from the Swedish Energy Agency warned on Saturday.

Biden administration reluctant to declare emergency amid surge of kid flu, RSV...

Houston (Texas) [US], November 27:The Joe Biden administration is reluctant to declare a national emergency in the face of a surge of respiratory illness among...