USAID to slowly resume food aid to Ethiopia after suspension in June over fraud. The renewed aid comes after follows reforms put in place by the Ethiopian government and agency partners to improve food distribution. But USAID will keep most operations suspended after concerns of systematic diversion of aid.
Pita Limjaroenrat, the frontrunner for prime minister, has faced a number of challenges. Last month the Election Commission set up a special committee to investigate whether he was qualified to run for office.
Syria's membership in the Arab League was suspended in 2011 after protests against President Bashar Assad turned violent. The League members have now voted to revert the move.
Over a year and a half after President Kais Saied dissolved Tunisia's parliament, lawmakers have finally reconvened. However, this time it is under rules set out by Saied's new constitution.