Yemen fuel shortage: health concerns rise as rubbish piles up thumbnail

Yemen fuel shortage: health concerns rise as rubbish piles up

In Yemen’s capital Sanaa health officials warn that enormous piles of uncollected rubbish littering its streets could lead to another cholera outbreak. But rubbish trucks have not been able to do their rounds because of a severe fuel shortage, despite last year’s Sweden deal which promised the delivery of goods and other services if the…

Egypt's former president Mohamed Morsi dies: State media thumbnail

Egypt's former president Mohamed Morsi dies: State media

Egypt’s former President Mohamed Morsi has died after appearing in court in Cairo, according to state media. The 67-year-old died after fainting during the court session in the Egyptian capital on Monday, state TV reported. “He was speaking before the judge for 20 minutes then became very animated and fainted. He was quickly rushed to…