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Tuesday, October 23, 2018
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UN slammed for electing ‘unqualified’ members to Human Rights Council
Rasa - The UN on Friday came under fire from several rights groups and activists, including Human Rights Watch (HRW), for picking a number of notorious violators to its Human Rights Council (UNHRC).
10/14/2018 12:24:00 PM
What Trump’s cynical reaction on Khashoggi’s murder suggests
Rasa - US President Donald Trump’s cynical and heartless reaction on dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s apparent assassination is in line with everything that the Empire stands for and has done, according to Daniel Patrick Welch, an American writer and political analyst.
10/14/2018 12:11:00 PM
Representative of Khuzestan in the Assembly of Experts:‎
Instigation of a impasse in the country made to smooth the road of negotiation and ‎compromise with the US
Rasa – Ayatollah Mohsen Heydari referred to the imposition of a impasse in the country as ‎‎“treachery” and said, “Some people have suggested to the people that society has come to ‎a impasse in order to find a way to negotiate and compromise with the United States due to ‎treachery and fear of the arrogant powers.”‎
10/14/2018 12:03:00 PM
Pope accepts resignation of Washington archbishop in sex abuse crisis
Rasa - Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Cardinal Donald Wuerl as archbishop of Washington, D.C., the Vatican said on Friday, making him one of the most senior Catholic figures to step down in a worldwide sexual abuse crisis.
10/13/2018 3:02:41 PM
For US Money Is More Important Than Murder of Saudi Journalist
Rasa - A top priority for the US administration, as with many recent administrations, is the selling of massive amounts of US arms to Saudi Arabia. That says why President Donald Trump will never get to the bottom of the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.
10/13/2018 3:00:42 PM
7 Palestinians killed, 112 injured by Israeli fire
Rasa - At least seven Palestinians have been killed and 112 others injured by Israeli fire during anti-occupation protests at the border of the besieged Gaza Strip with the occupied territories.
10/13/2018 2:52:13 PM
Israeli Forces Detain Six Palestinians from West Bank
Rasa - Israeli forces Friday and late Thursday detained at least six Palestinians during raids across the West Bank, said witnesses.
10/13/2018 1:45:00 PM
American senators: US-Saudi relationship ‘on the line’
Rasa - US Senators have warned President Donald Trump that ramping up pressure on the Saudi royal family over the disappearance of US-based journalist Jamal Khashoggi could endanger relations between Washington and Riyadh.
10/13/2018 1:43:06 PM
UK imam fired for anti-Saudi comments
Rasa - A British Imam has been fired from a Saudi-financed London mosque after he criticized the Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman and the country's royal family.
10/13/2018 1:37:44 PM
Israeli Forces Detain Six Palestinians from West Bank
Rasa - Israeli forces Friday and late Thursday detained at least six Palestinians during raids across the West Bank, said witnesses.
10/13/2018 1:32:00 PM
Saudi Arabia to get away with missing journo case
Rasa - Saudi Arabia is going to get away with the disappearance of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi, says a political analyst, adding that the joint committee between Riyadh and Ankara to probe the case is aimed at covering up the whole issue.
10/13/2018 1:27:08 PM
Palestinian Prisoner Dies in Israeli Jail
Rasa - Palestinian prisoner in Israeli jail Wesam Abdul-Majid Shalaldeh, 28, was announced dead in mysterious circumstances on Friday, according to the Palestinian Prisoner’s Society (PPS).
10/13/2018 1:24:11 PM
UN experts urge Saudi Arabia to swiftly release women's rights activists
Rasa - Saudi Arabia must "immediately and unconditionally" release all women it has arrested and imprisoned on charges relating to their peaceful defense of human rights, officials mandated by the United Nations say.
10/13/2018 1:22:14 PM
Trump using Iranophobia to sell American munitions to Arab states: Nasrallah
Rasa - The secretary general of Lebanon’s Hezbollah resistance movement says US President Donald Trump knows no limits in his efforts to blackmail Arab states of the Middle East region through the Iranophobic language.
10/13/2018 12:54:00 PM
Richard Branson Suspends $1 bln Project in Saudi Arabia over Journalist’s Disappearance
Rasa - The founder of the Virgin Group, Richard Branson, announced that he is suspending his billion dollar project in Saudi Arabia.
10/13/2018 12:46:00 PM
Lebanese government unlikely to be formed soon, says Hezbollah
The parliamentary bloc of the Lebanese Hezbollah resistance movement has cast doubt over Prime Minister-designate Saad al-Hariri’s prediction that a new unity government will be formed in the Arab country soon.
10/13/2018 12:38:00 PM
Iran to counter threats to its security beyond its borders: IRGC
Rasa - The chief commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) says Iran will give a crushing response to any threat to its security even if it requires extraterritorial operations.
10/13/2018 12:27:00 PM
Syria in Last 24 Hours:
Army Advances in Deserts of Sweida, Sends New Military Equipment
Rasa - The Damascus Army sent fresh military convoys to the Eastern Badiyeh (desert) of Sweida over the past 24 hours, intensifying cleansing operations against the ISIL in the terrorists' last stronghold.
10/13/2018 12:15:00 PM
Saudi royals 'disappear' after asking about Khashoggi
Rasa - At least five Saudi royals have reportedly disappeared after they attempted to voice dissatisfaction with the disappearance of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi who recently vanished upon entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.
10/13/2018 12:06:00 PM