Amnesty International has released a report marking the first year since the Saudi regime launched a campaign of suppression against women’s rights activists, detailing how the kingdom indulged in arrests and torture of activists as well as mass executions in “the year of shame.”
"We need access, predictable, sustained access, to reach the people in need," a UN official has said regarding those displaced by conflict in Myanmar's western state of Rakhine.
US President Donald Trump is considering replacing his hawkish National Security Adviser John Bolton over his plans to push the United States towards a military conflict with Iran, Venezuela and North Korea, according to a report.
More than 60 Palestinians have been injured in the besieged Gaza Strip as Israeli forces attacked protesters marking the 71st anniversary of the Nakba Day (the Day of Catastrophe).
21 May 2019 - 17:17
Both chambers of the US Congress are scheduled to be briefed amid the Trump administration’s escalating of tensions with Iran.
21 May 2019 - 17:12
US Senator Lindsey Graham, a long-time war hawk, has accused Iran of carrying out the recent attacks on oil pipelines and tankers around the Persian Gulf, and warned Tehran to expect "an overwhelming military response" if it harms US interests in the Middle East region.
21 May 2019 - 16:58
Deputy Secretary-General of al-Nujaba Movement (one of Iraqi popular forces) Nasr al-Shamri referred to the US attempts to find a pretext to stir insecurity in Iraq and the region, and underlined preparedness to give a crushing response to any hostile move.
21 May 2019 - 10:03
Israel has charged a Palestinian Authority (PA) official and a prominent Palestinian lawyer in connection with alleged attacks on vehicles in the occupied West Bank.
21 May 2019 - 09:53
The Turkish Army dispatched thousands of the Free Syrian Army (FSA) militants from Northern Aleppo to Hama to back up Tahrir al-Sham al-Hay'at (the Levant Liberation Board or the Al-Nusra Front).
20 May 2019 - 08:46
Yemen's Ansarullah movement has warned that its recent attack on a major Saudi oil facility was the start of operations against 300 vital targets in Saudi Arabia, the UAE, and Yemen.
20 May 2019 - 08:43
The six members of the Persian Gulf Cooperation Council (PGCC) have different views on Washington's confrontation against Iran, a Kuwaiti paper reported on Sunday.
20 May 2019 - 08:40
The White House is set to unveil the first part of efforts to resolve Israel-Palestine conflict, spearheaded by US President Donald Trump’s Jewish son-in-law.
20 May 2019 - 08:33
An unconfirmed report shows Britain has secretly sent troops to the Persian Gulf to help US forces in the region to counter an alleged threat from Iran.
20 May 2019 - 08:26
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is behind the US administration’s continued hostility towards Iran and the recent flare-up in tensions between the two sides, according to a number of American political figures and analysts.