TUNIS -- Tunisian Prime Minister Najla Bouden acclaimed the State of Kuwait namely its solidarity with the country during peak of the coronavirus crisis.

BRUSSELS -- Leaders of the 27-member European Union (the European Council) concluded their two-day summit in Brussels after discussing the economic situation in Europe and energy prices.

BERLIN -- The G7 Foreign Ministers of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, and the United States of America, and the High Representative of the European Union, reaffirmed in the strongest terms their condemnation of "Russia's continued war of aggression against Ukraine."

RAMALLAH -- Scores of Palestinians were wounded in clashes between the occupation Israeli forces and activists protesting Tel Aviv's settlement policy in villages in the West Bank.

GAZA -- Donor countries have pledged USD 160 million for the UN Palestinian refugee agency (UNRWA) to finance essential services provided to Palestinian refugees in West Bank, Gaza, Syria, Lebanon and Jordan. (end) mb