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Trump’s immigration policy irks US public

Trump’s immigration policy irks US public

As the new decision by US President Donald Trump starts much controversy across the world as he faces criticism over ‘zero tolerance’ policy which separates children from their migrant families.

 
UN rights head slams US splitting children from parents

UN rights head slams US splitting children from parents

The UN human rights chief on Monday urged the U.S. administration to end its policy of forcibly separating the children of undocumented immigrants from their parents.

 
Iraq

Iraq's next gov’t depends on resolution of poll dispute

Formation of Iraq’s next government will depend on the outcome of the ongoing dispute over results of recent parliamentary polls, according to Raed Fahmi, a member of Muqtada al-Sadr’s Sairoon coalition,...

 
Bahraini court issues death sentences for 3 clerics

Bahraini court issues death sentences for 3 clerics

Manama has issued death sentences for three Shia clerics and life imprisonment for three others amid continuous crackdown of opposite activists and religious community.

 
Israel approves bill to outlaw filming of its atrocities

Israel approves bill to outlaw filming of its atrocities

Israeli cabinet has approved a bill to criminalize anyone filming atrocities by its forces against Palestinians.

 
Nearly 5’000 families displaced in Hudaydah: UN

Nearly 5’000 families displaced in Hudaydah: UN

Almost 5’000 Yemeni families have been reportedly displaced in Yemen’s western province of Hudaydah, a constant target of recent attacks by Saudi-led coalition.

 

Israel arrests 20 Palestinians over alleged Hamas membership

Israeli forces have arrested 20 Palestinians in the West Bank claiming that the detainees are members of Hamas resistance movement.

 
Thousands of children at risk in Yemen’s Hudayda: NGO

Thousands of children at risk in Yemen’s Hudayda: NGO

At least 300,000 children are stuck in the Yemeni city of Al-Hudayda amid a major military offensive by Saudi-led coalition forces to recapture the strategic port city from Houthi rebels, Save the Children ...

 
Death toll of Rohingya from monsoon rains rises to 3

Death toll of Rohingya from monsoon rains rises to 3

At least three Rohingya Muslims were killed and hundreds others injured in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar after heavy monsoon rains hit the refugee camps causing deadly mudslides, local sources said.

 
UN calls for inquiry into human rights violations in Kashmir

UN calls for inquiry into human rights violations in Kashmir

Indian security forces have used excessive force in Kashmir and killed and wounded numerous civilians since 2016, the United Nations said on Thursday, calling for an international inquiry into alleged ...

 
EU callas on Manama to maintain human rights

EU callas on Manama to maintain human rights

The European Union has issued a resolution on Thursday calling on Bahrain for immediate end of prosecuting human rights activists in the Arab country.

 
European Parliament calls on Bahrain to end human rights violations

European Parliament calls on Bahrain to end human rights violations

The European Parliament has called on Bahrain to immediately put an end to persecution of human rights activists in the country.

 
Germany

Germany's Merkel calls for common EU refugee policy

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday called for a common European approach on the refugee crisis.

 
Sharp rise in attacks on mosques in Sweden: Report

Sharp rise in attacks on mosques in Sweden: Report

Attacks on mosques and Muslim gatherings increased by 10 times in 2017 in Sweden compared to previous year, according to a new report.

 
Monsoon rains cause chaos at Rohingya refugee camps

Monsoon rains cause chaos at Rohingya refugee camps

The monsoon season in Bangladesh has started to affect Rohingya Muslims, who fled persecution in Myanmar’s restive Rakhine state to take refuge in Bangladesh.

 
Rohingya organizations criticize recent UN-Myanmar deal

Rohingya organizations criticize recent UN-Myanmar deal

Rohingya organizations worldwide criticized on Sunday a new agreement signed between Myanmar and the UN on repatriation of Rohingya refugees, saying it did not touch the root causes of the crisis.

 
Tel Aviv detains Palestinian man over alleged stabbing attack

Tel Aviv detains Palestinian man over alleged stabbing attack

Israeli forces have detained a Palestinian man over alleged stabbing attack amid simmering tensions between Israeli forces and Palestinian demonstrators protesting occupation of their lands.

 
Elite Rohingya lawyer demands Myanmar citizenship for Muslims

Elite Rohingya lawyer demands Myanmar citizenship for Muslims

Award-winning Rohingya lawyer urges for Myanmar citizenship and identity documents for all hundreds of thousands of refugees in exile.

 
UN warns of massive casualties following potential Saudi attack on Hudaydah

UN warns of massive casualties following potential Saudi attack on Hudaydah

The United Nations humanitarian body in Yemen has expressed concerns over a potential aggression by Saudi Arabia and its allies on Yemeni key port of Hudaydah saying the attack may kill up to 250’000 ...

 
Palestine calls UN resolution for probe into Israel’s killing of Gazans

Palestine calls UN resolution for probe into Israel’s killing of Gazans

Palestinian ambassador to the United Nations has demanded the United Nations for a resolution to investigate into Israel’s killing of demonstrators in the Gaza Strip.

 
Safety and

Safety and 'identity' key for Rohingya returnees: UN chief in Myanmar

Safety and "identity" need to be in place for Rohingya Muslim refugees who return to Myanmar, the head of the United Nations in the country said on Wednesday, as Myanmar and U.N. agencies signed an outline ...

 
UN says assault on Yemen

UN says assault on Yemen's Hodeidah port could cost 250,000 lives

long-feared assault on Yemen's port city of Hodeidah by the Saudi-led coalition could cost up to 250,000 lives, the United Nations humanitarian coordinator in the country, Lise Grande, said in a statement ...

 

'Without accountability, Rohingya repatriation is trap'

A U.K.-based rights group called a repatriation agreement for Rohingya refugees that Myanmar signed with the UN "a potential trap" which lacked accountability on part of the state.

 
Yemen: Oxfam warns of famine disaster

Yemen: Oxfam warns of famine disaster

Oxfam warned on Wednesday that Yemen is “one step away from famine” as fighting around the Port of Hudaydah threatened to cut off essential supplies.

 
Al-Quds Day rallies held around the world

Al-Quds Day rallies held around the world

People in over 800 cities around the world are demonstrating on International Al-Quds Day sending their solidarity with the oppressed Palestinian nation under Israeli occupation.

 
Saudi-led coalition assault on Yemen port would be disaster

Saudi-led coalition assault on Yemen port would be disaster

As forces of the Saudi-led military coalition close in on the main Yemeni port city of Hudaydah, aid agencies fear a major battle that will also shut down a vital lifeline for millions of hungry civilians....

 
83 Palestinians killed and 7,000 injured during past month

83 Palestinians killed and 7,000 injured during past month

An official report has revealed that 83 Palestinians were killed by Israeli forces in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip, including ten children, during the past month.

 
UAE human rights defender given 10-year term for social media post

UAE human rights defender given 10-year term for social media post

A prominent Emirati human rights activist was yesterday handed a ten-year prison sentence for using his social media accounts to allegedly spread “false information” and cause “hatred and sectarianism”....

 
European court: Lithuania, Romania assisted US torture

European court: Lithuania, Romania assisted US torture

Lithuania and Romania violated the rights of two terror suspects by helping the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) to torture them in “secret rendition,” the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) ruled ...

 
Australia MP calls for halting payments to Palestinians

Australia MP calls for halting payments to Palestinians

Right-wing Australian minister Eric Abetz yesterday called on the country to cut its aid to Palestinian authorities until ‘martyr payments’ cease.

 
 
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How America Armed Terrorists in Syria

Three-term Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii, a member of both the Armed Services and Foreign Affairs committees, has proposed legislation that would prohibit any U.S. assistance to terrorist organizations in Syria as well as to any organization working directly with them. Equally important, it ...

London acid attack victim Mukhtar speaks out

Jameel Muhktar and his cousin Resham Khan were attacked on her 21st birthday.

 
“Islam and Citizens’ Rights” released

Iran’s Ehsan publication has released book on the rights of citizens in view of Islam and holy Qur’an.

Al Azhar publishes “Daesh, state of darkness”

Top Egyptian academy has published book with the theme of Daesh terrorist group in an attempt to introduce the Takfiri (excommunication) group to the European countries.

A review of Islamic civilization in “Stabilization of Revelation Civilization”

Latest book by Mohammad Hussein Elahizadeh studies Islamic civilization of the era of apostolate and imamate through a review on the lifestyle of Imam Ali (AS) and Hazrat Zahra (AS), cousin and daughter of Prophet Mohammad (PBUH). The author in his book views the history of humanity and invitation of ...

 
Report
New secretive deal between UN, Myanmar smells foul

Newly-organized UN in Myanmar has shelved organization’s own governing principles of transparency and inclusivity, as evidenced by freshly-inked MOU with Myanmar

Burma General on Hot Seat over charges Army Raped Rohingya Muslim Women

Myanmar’s army chief denied his forces committed rape and other sexual abuses during a crackdown he ordered on Rohingya Muslims, as he addressed UN Security Council delegates in the capital Naypyidaw.

The Great March of Return

The month of March, in its last legs, turned into an opening for another march, Palestinians’ March of Return.On six constant Fridays Palestinian demonstrators voiced their demand to return to their ancestral lands as their calls were enthusiastically welcome by Israeli live rounds and tear gas.

PKK, racists find common target in Europe: Mosques

Although they may have placed themselves on the opposite side of the ideological spectrum, the supporters of the PYD/PKK terror group and racist organizations have found a common target in Europe: mosques.

Nowhere to run: The Yemenis stranded in their own country

When conflict and economic disaster befall a country, populations often flee, either to save themselves or in search of a better existence.

 
Al Kalifa regime invade Ashura mourning procession in Manama
 
Security forces in Bahrain attacked peaceful protesters attending the Ashura procession marking the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussein (AS), third ...
 
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