CAIRO -- Egypt's President Abdelfattah Al-Sisi and visiting Qatari Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani emphasized the need for more cooperation to deal with crises, agreeing during talks that such a measure was necessary to quell regional unrest.

ADEN-- Spokesman of the Yemeni Army Brig. Abdo Magly said the Houthi militias violated the UN-brokered truce 1,700 times in six governorates over the past 23 days.

BRUSSELS -- The war in Ukraine will dominate the agenda of the leaders of the seven world's biggest industrialized nations, G7, when they start their meeting in Schloss Elmau in Bavaria in southern Germany on Sunday, a senior EU official told journalists in Brussels.

MOSCOW -- Russian President Vladimir Putin announced that his country will supply its neighboring ally Belarus with Iskander-M rocket systems in the coming months.

ISTANBUL -- Tأ¼rkiye's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has reaffirmed Ankara's demands for Stockholm to change course on the PKK group to get Ankara's support for its bid for NATO membership. (end) mb