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Thursday, November 15, 2018
Archive From Asia / lasted news
Riyadh uses death penalty as tool to crush Shia dissidents: Amnesty
Rasa - Amnesty International has warned against what appears to be imminent executions of a dozen Shia men on death row in Saudi Arabia, blasting the Riyadh regime for resorting to death sentences as a “tool” to suppress the kingdom’s Shia minorities.
11/8/2018 10:07:00 PM
Israel approves construction of 640 new settler units in East Jerusalem al-Quds
Rasa - Israeli authorities have approved plans for the construction of hundreds of new settler units in East Jerusalem al-Quds, as the Tel Aviv regime presses ahead with its land expropriation policies in the occupied territories.
11/8/2018 10:05:00 PM
US, UK, France Are Behind Millions of People Starving in Yemen
Rasa - The US, UK, and French governments are behind millions of people starving in Yemen because they are “supporting this war,” an Oxfam representative stated, urging London to stop beefing up Saudi Arabia’s military.
11/8/2018 9:58:00 PM
Top American Commander Concedes US 'Cannot Win Militarily' in Afghanistan
Rasa - The United States “cannot win militarily” in Afghanistan, General Austin Scott Miller, the top US commander in the war-torn country, conceded in a recent interview.
11/8/2018 9:36:00 PM
Female Palestinian Inmates Face Abuse in Israel Prisons
Rasa - The Israel Prison Service (IPS) continued to tighten its grip on Palestinian female prisoners because of their refusal to accept the installation of CCTV cameras in the courtyards of the detention facilities in which they are being held.
11/8/2018 9:16:00 PM
Attacks on Yemen increased after US demand for ceasefire: Houthi
Rasa - The leader of Yemen’s Houthi Ansarullah movement says the extent of Saudi-led military aggression on his conflict-ridden country has intensified ever since US President Donald Trump’s administration demanded a ceasefire and the launch of UN-led political talks to end the ongoing war there.
11/8/2018 9:04:00 PM
Syria in Last 24 Hours:
Army Preempts Terrorist Groups' Offensives in Northern Hama
Rasa - The Damascus Army opened heavy fire at the movements of the terrorist groups, deployed in the demilitarized zone, in a preemptive move as militants were preparing to resume fire on government forces in Northern Hama over the past 24 hours.
11/8/2018 8:53:00 PM
Yemen condemns Saudi airstrikes on civilian structures in Hudyadah
Rasa - Yemen has condemned an ongoing wave of Saudi air raids targeting civilian structures including grain silos in the port city of Hudaydah, a lifeline for millions of people in the impoverished country.
11/8/2018 8:41:00 PM
Hamas rejects UAE criticism of support for Iran against US bans
Rasa - Hamas dismisses the United Arab Emirates’ insulting remarks about the Palestinian resistance movement’s condemnation of unlawful American anti-Iran sanctions, saying it is Abu Dhabi’s overtures to the occupying Israeli regime that should be criticized, not Hamas’ stance against US bullying.
11/7/2018 2:05:00 PM
Rohingya still face ‘persecution’ in Myanmar: UN envoy
Rasa - The United Nations (UN)’s special envoy to Myanmar has urged Bangladesh to drop plans for a hasty repatriation of hundreds of Rohingya Muslim refugees to their homeland, where they are still facing a “high risk of persecution.”
11/7/2018 1:44:00 PM