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Egypt orders detention of prominent activist over islands protest

Egypt orders detention of prominent activist over islands protest

An Egyptian court has ordered that a prominent human rights activist remain in custody pending trial on charges relating to a protest against the government's transfer of two Red Sea islands to Saudi ...

 
Rights group expresses concern over fate of 7 Bahraini civilians forcibly disappeared

Rights group expresses concern over fate of 7 Bahraini civilians forcibly disappeared

An independent human rights group has expressed deep concern over the fate of seven people, including two minors, who have been forcibly disappeared as the ruling Al Khalifah regime relentlessly continues ...

 
Egypt opens Gaza’s Rafah crossing after nearly 80 days

Egypt opens Gaza’s Rafah crossing after nearly 80 days

Egyptian authorities have allowed the opening of the Rafah crossing east of the country to the besieged Gaza Strip after nearly three months of closure.

 
Israel killed 14 Palestinian children in 2017

Israel killed 14 Palestinian children in 2017

Israeli forces have killed 14 Palestinian children in the West Bank and Gaza Strip since the start of this year, according to a Palestinian statistics agency.

 

'Butcher of Bosnia' faces historic war crimes verdict

U.N. war crimes judges will on Nov. 22 hand down a historic verdict against former Bosnian Serb army commander Ratko Mladic, blamed for steering Europe's worst atrocities since World War II.

 
Saudi blockade of Yemen leaves three cities without water: Red Cross

Saudi blockade of Yemen leaves three cities without water: Red Cross

International Committee of Red Cross (ICRC) announced Saudi blockade of Yemen left three cities without water as the country does not receive fuel necessary for pumping and sanitation.

 
The UN has listed the situation in Yemen as the world

Three UN agencies urge Saudi-led coalition to lift Yemen blockade

The heads of three UN agencies urged the Saudi-led military coalition on Thursday to lift its blockade of Yemen, warning that "untold thousands" will die if it stays in place.

 
Migrants are transported to detention center in coastal city of Sabratha, Libya in October

Libya 'slave market' probe called for by African Union

The African Union on Friday called for Libyan authorities to investigate "slave markets" of black Africans operating in the conflict-torn nation, after the release of shocking images showing the sale ...

 
Libyan

Libyan 'slave markets' sees African migrants 'sold' for $400

African migrants are being sold at a network of Libyan "slave markets" for just a few hundred dollars, an investigation by media outlet CNN has uncovered.

 
Jail sentences for

Jail sentences for 'unauthorised' religious meetings in the UAE

UAE authorities will impose jail terms and fines on anyone caught taking part in unauthorised religious ceremonies in the Gulf state.

 
Report: Dozens of detainees moved from secret UAE prisons in Yemen

Report: Dozens of detainees moved from secret UAE prisons in Yemen

Dozens of detainees were transferred from a secret prison run by the United Arab Emirates in Yemen to another government-run facility in the coastal city of Mukalla, a senior Yemeni official said.

 
East Africa has become the new target for recruitment agents wanting to hire domestic workers for the Persian  Gulf Arab countries.

'I just want to go home': Tanzanian women describe abuse in Oman and UAE

Basma first tried to leave Oman when her employer beat her up. Bruised and battered both mentally and physically, she was desperate to leave and went to the Tanzanian embassy for help.

 
An Israeli soldier stands guard as Palestinian children look at a protest against Jewish settlements in the West Bank (AFP)

‘First-ever’ bill on Palestinian child rights introduced in US Congress

It was approximately 2:30 am on 16 May when Israeli soldiers came for Kareem H., a 13-year-old Palestinian from the town of Azzun in Qalqilya. They took him away, pushing and verbally insulting him. Handcuffed ...

 
Sana’a airport targeted by Saudi jet fighters

Sana’a airport targeted by Saudi jet fighters

Saudi Arabian fighter jets have targeted Sana’a airport amid international calls for opening air, land or sea routes to send humanitarian aid for the war stricken nation.

 
Myanmar Rohingya exodus leaves ghostland behind

Myanmar Rohingya exodus leaves ghostland behind

Torched villages and unharvested paddy fields stretch to the horizon in Myanmar's violence-gutted Rakhine state, where a dwindling number of Muslim Rohingya remain trapped in limbo after an army crackdown ...

 
European court rejects 25,000 Turkish coup attempt cases

European court rejects 25,000 Turkish coup attempt cases

The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has rejected around 25,000 applications from Turkish citizens in relation to rights violations after the July 2016 coup attempt, according to a Justice Ministry ...

 
People march as they participate in the

US court allows part of Trump travel ban to go into effect

A US appeals court in California on Monday let part of President Donald Trump's latest travel ban go into effect, ruling that the government can bar entry of people from six Muslim-majority countries ...

 
Dozens dead in fighter jet bombing of Syria’s Aleppo

Dozens dead in fighter jet bombing of Syria’s Aleppo

At least 53 Syrian civilians have been killed and several more injured as unidentified fighter jets launched several airstrikes over a residential area in Aleppo.

 
Saudi easing of Yemen blockade not enough: UN

Saudi easing of Yemen blockade not enough: UN

The Saudi-led coalition is still blocking desperately-needed UN aid deliveries to Yemen despite the re-opening of the port of Aden and of a land border crossing, a UN spokesman said on Friday.

 
South Sudan

South Sudan using food as weapon of war -UN report

South Sudan President Salva Kiir’s government is using food as a weapon of war to target civilians by blocking life-saving aid in some areas, United Nations sanctions monitors told the Security Council ...

 
EU calls for total lifting of Saudi blockade on Yemen

EU calls for total lifting of Saudi blockade on Yemen

European Union has called for total lifting of Saudi-led blockade on Yemen saying that the easing of siege on the impoverished nation will not prevent the humanitarian crisis challenging the Arab county....

 
Saudi-led coalition continues to block aid to Yemen as famine worsens

Saudi-led coalition continues to block aid to Yemen as famine worsens

Saudi Arabia has blocked urgent aid needed to help thousands facing famine inside Yemen as the situation inside the country continues to worsen.

 
UNICEF warns of finishing fuel, vaccine in Yemen

UNICEF warns of finishing fuel, vaccine in Yemen

The United Nations Children International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) has warned of fuel and vaccine supplies finishing within a month unless the Saudi-led block of invading countries lift the ...

 
The United Nations has listed Yemen as the world

Saudi-led blockade of Yemen halts UN aid shipments

The Saudi-led coalition's decision to close off Yemen's air, sea and land borders prevented the United Nations on Monday from sending two humanitarian aid flights to the war-torn country, a UN spokesman ...

 
UN warns of Saudi blockade of aid delivery to war-stricken Yemen

UN warns of Saudi blockade of aid delivery to war-stricken Yemen

The United Nations has warned of Saudi Arabia’s blocking land, air and sea routes to war stricken Yemen hindering delivery of humanitarian aid to the impoverished nation.

 
Britons protest against Balfour Declaration, creation of Israel

Britons protest against Balfour Declaration, creation of Israel

Demonstrators in the British capital of London have staged massive rally in front of the US embassy to demand the British government apologies for its support of Balfour Declaration which led to birth ...

 
Daesh invasion of Dayr al-Zawr camp kills dozens Syrians

Daesh invasion of Dayr al-Zawr camp kills dozens Syrians

Dozens of Syrian civilians have lost their lives as Daesh terrorists bomb attacked a refugee camp in Dayr al-Zawr, UK-based monitoring group has reported.

 
Suffering of Rohingya Muslims and Palestinians is similar

Bangladeshi lawyer stresses:

Suffering of Rohingya Muslims and Palestinians is similar

Bangladeshi lawyer and right activist has denounced decades of plight of Palestinian nations in siege which started after the Balfour Declaration issued during World War I.

 
Cameras to monitor Palestinians installed at Al-Aqsa Mosque

Cameras to monitor Palestinians installed at Al-Aqsa Mosque

Israeli police have begun placing new cameras at the Council Gate of Al-Aqsa Mosque to monitor Palestinians’ entry and exit, Safa News Agency has reported.

 
‘Inhumane’ conditions of refugees in Australian camps: UN

‘Inhumane’ conditions of refugees in Australian camps: UN

The UN human rights office has slammed ‘inhumane’ condition of refugees in a detention center in an Australian government camp in Papua New Guinea (PNG) calling Canberra to restore food and water for ...

 
 
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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.

 
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 ...

 
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A view of the village of al-Walaja on 17 November, 2017

Lush green hills surround al-Walaja, an agricultural terrain cultivated by locals for millennia that provides a respite from the typically arid landscape of much of the occupied West Bank. While residents of the small Palestinian village have long fought to preserve sovereignty over their lands, the ...

London Muslims in demonstration of solidarity after the 3 June London Bridge militant attack (AFP)

n 1997, a landmark report by race equality think tank Runnymede Trust introduced the word “Islamophobia” into public discourse. Years later, and Islamophobia has become so prevalent that one politician claimed it has “passed the dinner table test”.

Yemen

Fatima Ali has begun her school year in Yemen's capital, Sanaa. But when she went off to school on the first day of term, she was back at home within two hours. Ali saw all the students - but the teachers were not there.

The Israel-manufactured Super Dvora operating off the coast of Myanmar (Myanmar Navy)

Israeli arms manufacturers continued to sell millions of dollars worth of military equipment to Myanmar as thousands fled the Asian country's violent campaign in the Rakhine state, it has emerged.

millions on their backs, few Euros in their hands

Morocco’s ‘cargo women’ carry goods worth millions of Euros on their backs.

 
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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