- MSF: Syrians trapped without aid near Jordan face starvation
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — The medical aid group Doctors Without Borders has urged the international community to rescue tens of thousands of displaced Syrians who have been stranded without food and little water in a remote desert area on the Jordanian border.
- Saudis reject rights groups' 'accusations' over Yemen policy
GENEVA (AP) — The Saudi ambassador to the Human Rights Council said Thursday that his country rejects "accusations" from two top human rights groups, who have called for Saudi Arabia's suspension from the U.N.-backed body over its military campaign in Yemen.
- Hospital: Israeli girl, 13, dies after Palestinian stabbing
JERUSALEM (AP) — A Palestinian stabbed an Israeli teenager to death in her bedroom in the West Bank early Thursday before he was shot dead, the Israeli army and a Jerusalem hospital said.
- UN warns of war's 'catastrophic impact' on Iraqi children
BAGHDAD (AP) — The U.N. children's fund has warned that 3.6 million Iraqi children are at "serious risk" of death, injury, sexual violence, abduction and recruitment into armed groups, and has called on warring parties in Iraq to protect their rights.
- 5 Palestinians dead in West Bank shootings
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Five Palestinians, including two police officers, were killed in two overnight shootings in the West Bank, Palestinian police said Thursday.