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Friday, June 22, 2018
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Bahraini court acquits senior opposition cleric of Qatar espionage charges
Rasa - A Bahraini court has acquitted prominent Shia cleric and opposition leader Sheikh Ali Salman of all the charges against him with regard to alleged espionage for Qatar.
6/21/2018 11:34:20 PM
Iran will not hold negotiations with US as 'rogue' state: Zarif
Rasa - Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the US is turning into a “rogue state” by repeatedly violating international law, adding that Iran will not negotiate with a country that fails to keep its word and moves to sabotage one multilateral agreement after another.
6/21/2018 11:29:31 PM
Another Young Palestinian Dies of Wounds Sustained During Gaza Rallies
Rasa - A Gaza man identified as Mohammad Abu Daqqa, 22, died on Wednesday night of wounds sustained during the mid-May 14 protests at the Gaza border with Israel, according to his family.
6/21/2018 11:26:46 PM
US, UK, France complicit in Yemen’s humanitarian crisis: Analyst
Rasa - Saudi Arabia is committing war crimes in Yemen’s Hudaydah port city and the United States, Britain and France are complicit in the catastrophic humanitarian situation in the impoverished Arab nation, an analyst says.
6/21/2018 11:24:25 PM
Israel may up intensity of airstrikes on Gaza: Netanyahu
Rasa - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said that the Tel Aviv regime may increase the "intensity" of its airstrikes on Gaza.
6/21/2018 11:21:38 PM
Right Time for US to Withdraw from UN Human Rights Council
Rasa - After voiding so many international agreements and treaties, it’s not really surprising that the United States is now withdrawing from the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC). The reason: “The body is too often critical of Israel’s human rights record”!
6/21/2018 11:07:30 PM
Ansarullah:
Saudis committing war crimes in Yemen
Rasa - Saudi troops are committing war crimes such as "raping women" and destroying international aid supplies, says the leader of Yemen’s Houthi Ansarullah movement.
6/21/2018 11:02:32 PM
Those Who Play With Fire in Yemen Must Remember That Smoke Will Get in Their Eyes
Rasa - As the US-backed, Saudi-led fighting in Yemen’s port city of Hodeidah continues, the United Arab Emirates, another party to the conflict, is desperate to amend existing international laws to create some kind of legitimacy for its involvement in the indiscriminate campaign.
6/21/2018 10:32:06 PM
‘Bloody Yemen raid betrays evil nature of world bullies’
Rasa - Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has deplored the Saudi-led military offensive to seize Yemen’s lifeline port, saying the US-backed assault is yet another indicator of the evil nature of bullying powers.
6/21/2018 10:28:21 PM
Secretary-General of Iran’s Popular Party of Reforms:
Petition writers calling for negotiations with the US ‘traitors seeking to overthrow the government’
Rasa – Hujjat al-Islam Zare-Foumani said that negotiating directly with the United States is in line with the policies of the enemies and added, “The signing of a petition by a handful of people from inside the country is indicative of their ignorance and illiteracy.”
6/20/2018 9:56:00 PM
UN Chief:
Gaza 'on Brink of War'
Rasa - UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned that the "most serious escalation" of violence in the Gaza Strip places the besieged enclave on the "brink of war", urging Israel and Hamas to recommit to a 2014 ceasefire.
6/20/2018 9:42:00 PM
States support UN rights council after US pullout
Rasa - Diplomats from across the globe defended the United Nations Human Rights Council on Wednesday after the United States withdrew from a body it branded an anti-Israel "cesspool."
6/20/2018 9:34:00 PM
Iranian Leader's Top Aide:
US to Experience 2nd Vietnam War in Syria
Rasa - Iranian Supreme Leader's top aide for international affairs Ali Akbar Velayati blasted the US forces for occupying parts of Eastern Syria, warning that Eastern Euphrates will turn into a second Vietnam for Washington.
6/20/2018 9:30:00 PM
Bahraini regime urged to drop charges against top opposition leader
Rasa - More than 30 independent rights groups have called on the Bahraini regime to drop all charges against prominent Shia and opposition leader Sheikh Ali Salman as the ruling Al Khalifah dynasty does not shy away from its heavy-handed clampdown on political dissidents and pro-democracy campaigners in the tiny Persian Gulf kingdom.
6/20/2018 9:25:00 PM
Iran Blasts West's Double-Standard Human Rights Approach
Rasa - Secretary of Iran's Human Rights Council Mohammad Javad Larijani lashed out at the West for its double-standard approach towards human rights issues in Iran and certain other regional and western states.
6/20/2018 9:19:00 PM
Pundit:
Saudi, UAE seeking psychological warfare in Yemen
Rasa - Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates are trying to use a recent battle in Hudaydah as a psychological warfare offensive against Yemeni popular fighters, says a London-based Syrian political commentator.
6/20/2018 9:13:00 PM
Israelis Demolish Palestinian House near Jerusalem despite Court Order
Rasa - An Israeli military force used bulldozers to demolish on Wednesday a Palestinian-owned house in the village of Qalandia, North of the occupied Jerusalem, despite an Israeli court ruling barring the demolition, according to a local source.
6/20/2018 9:08:00 PM
HRW:
Saudi Arabia detains two more women's rights activists
Rasa - Human Rights Watch (HRW) says Saudi Arabia has recently arrested two more women’s rights advocates as part of an ongoing campaign to silence the dissidents.
6/20/2018 9:02:00 PM
Israel Arrests 22 Palestinians in West Bank Raids
Rasa - Israeli forces detained 22 Palestinians in overnight raids carried out across the occupied West Bank, the Israeli military announced on Wednesday.
6/20/2018 8:57:00 PM
Israeli warplanes attack over two dozen targets in Gaza Strip
Rasa - Israeli fighter jets have conducted fresh airstrikes on the Gaza Strip, hitting 25 targets across the blockaded Palestinian territory.
6/20/2018 8:51:00 PM