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Tuesday, October 23, 2018
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Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh sold into forced labor: UN
Rasa - The United Nations (UN) says mostly female Rohingya Muslim refugees are being sold into forced labor to make income for desperate families living in squalid border camps in Bangladesh.
10/18/2018 6:14:00 PM
Foreign Ministry Summons Pakistani Envoy over Kidnapped Border Guards
Rasa - Spokesman Bahram Qassemi announced that the Iranian Foreign Ministry has called Pakistani ambassador to Tehran into the ministry over the kidnapping of Iranian border guards by a Pakistan-based terrorist group.
10/18/2018 6:09:00 PM
Britain, highly divided, warned of rise in far-right sentiments
Rasa - A major study in the UK has concluded that Britain is hugely divided across cultural, age and education lines, warning of a potential rise in far-right and anti-Islam sentiments unless politicians tackle long-standing xenophobia that led to the Brexit vote.
10/18/2018 5:58:00 PM
Leader:
Iran must not look to West on path of progress
Rasa - Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says the Iranian nation should look to countries in the East on its path of scientific progress, because relying on Western states will not contribute to the country's growth.
10/18/2018 5:47:00 PM
‘US seeking to help Saudis cover up Khashoggi murder’
Rasa - The United States appears to be seeking ways to help Saudi Arabia cover up the truth surrounding the fate of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who went missing in Istanbul and is presumed to have been murdered inside the Saudi consulate there, says an analyst.
10/18/2018 5:36:00 PM
Rohingya 'Genocide' Briefing at UN Requested
Rasa - The United States and eight other countries requested that a UN fact-finding mission that accused Myanmar's military of atrocities against the Rohingya minority brief the UN Security Council on its findings.
10/18/2018 5:25:00 PM
Israeli, Saudi army chiefs meet in Washington: Report
Rasa - Israeli media reports suggest the regime’s military chief Gadi Eizenkot has held talks with his Saudi counterpart, major General Fayyad bin Hamid Raqed al-Ruwaili, in Washington as Tel Aviv moves to make its secret ties with Persian Gulf Arab governments public.
10/18/2018 5:14:00 PM
India police say four killed in Kashmir shootout
Rasa - A gun battle has reportedly erupted between Indian troops and suspected militants in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir, killing at least four people.
10/18/2018 5:03:00 PM
Israel pounds multiple positions in fresh offensive against Gaza
Rasa - Israeli warplanes have carried out fresh aerial assaults on Gaza in yet another act of aggression against the blockaded coastal enclave, killing a Palestinian youth.
10/18/2018 4:57:00 PM
Guilty until proven innocent: Trump defends Saudi Arabia
Rasa - US President Donald Trump has once again risen to the defense of the Saudi government over the mysterious disappearance of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi, saying that pinning the blame on Riyadh before knowing all the facts is yet another case of "guilty until proven innocent.”
10/18/2018 4:46:00 PM
Rights group:
Saudi-led military aggression left over 15,000 civilians dead
Rasa - The Legal Center for Rights and Developments in Yemen says the ongoing Saudi-led military campaign against the impoverished and conflict-plagued Arab country has claimed the lives of more than 15,000 civilians.
10/18/2018 4:35:00 PM
Syria in Last 24 Hours:
Army Calls on Turkey to Account for Failed Militant Withdrawal from Demilitarized Zone
Rasa - The Damascus Army demanded answers on the failed plan for militants' withdrawal from the designated buffer zone in Northwestern Syria.
10/18/2018 4:24:00 PM
Home Office:
Religious hate crimes up by 40% in UK
Rasa - The government in Britain has officially admitted a significant rise in hate crimes against religious minorities, especially Muslims, saying such attacks increased in number by almost 40 percent over the past two years.
10/18/2018 4:13:00 PM
What Interrogation?
Khashoggi Is a Classic Case of Murder and Saudis Should Be Held to Account
Rasa - Desperate to dispel further international backlash and outrage, the Saudi regime is reportedly preparing to admit that journalist Jamal Khashoggi died during interrogation at its consulate in Istanbul, Turkey.
10/18/2018 12:35:00 PM
Rouhani:
Iran wants full security, peace in sensitive Persian Gulf
Rasa - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says the Islamic Republic demands the establishment of complete security and peace in the sensitive Persian Gulf region.
10/17/2018 12:24:00 PM
Analyst:
Corrupt military-industrial complex pushing US pro-war policy
Rasa - America's pro-war foreign policy is basically being dictated by the corrupt military-industrial complex, according to a former US intelligence officer.
10/17/2018 12:13:00 PM
Terrorists abduct several Iranian forces near Pakistani border
Rasa - Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) says terrorists have kidnapped a number of Iranian forces in the southeastern Province of Sistan-and-Baluchestan, which borders Pakistan.
10/17/2018 12:01:00 PM
IRGC Commander:
Iran Able to Destroy Enemy's Interests Anywhere
Rasa - Lieutenant Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Brigadier General Hossein Salami underlined the Iranian Armed Forces' capability to ruin the enemy targets in any place and any time.
10/17/2018 11:56:00 AM
Investigators end search for evidence in Khashoggi case at Saudi consulate
Rasa - Turkish and Saudi investigators probing Jamal Khashoggi’s disappearance have ended their search of the kingdom’s consulate in Istanbul, where the Saudi dissident journalist was last seen.
10/17/2018 11:45:00 AM
Israeli Bulldozers Enter Palestinian Bedouin Village Ahead of Demolition
Rasa - Israeli forces entered a Palestinian Bedouin village Khan al-Ahmar under imminent threat of demolition in occupied West Bank with heavy equipment and at least three bulldozers, local media reported.
10/17/2018 11:38:00 AM