Crippling lockdown on Kashmir surpasses 200 days
22 February 2020 - 08:05

Crippling lockdown on Kashmir surpasses 200 days

The crippling security and communications lockdown in the Muslim-majority Indian disputed Kashmir region has entered its 200 days. Nearly 900,000 military and paramilitary troops are deployed to prevent mass agitation since August 5 last year when New Delhi revoked Kashmir’s special status and forcibly annexed it into India.
19 children among fatalities in recent Saudi-led airstrikes against Yemen, says UN
22 February 2020 - 07:47

19 children among fatalities in recent Saudi-led airstrikes against Yemen, says UN

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) says nineteen children were among dozens of civilians killed in air raids carried out by Saudi-led military aircraft in Yemen’s northern al-Jawf province, as the Riyadh regime presses ahead with its atrocious bombardment campaign against its crisis-hit southern neighbor.
Saudi Arabia sees no obstacle to granting Palestine to Jews
22 February 2020 - 07:26
Yemen’s Grand Mufti:

Saudi Arabia sees no obstacle to granting Palestine to Jews

The Grand Mufti of Yemen and head of Yemen Scholars Association says Saudi Arabia sees no obstacle to granting the entire Palestine to Jews, describing such an approach as the principled policy of the Riyadh regime.
Taliban’s deputy chief says deal with US to be signed soon
22 February 2020 - 07:12

Taliban’s deputy chief says deal with US to be signed soon

The Taliban’s deputy leader has said that despite mutual mistrust, the militant group is “fully committed” to upholding a peace deal it is about to sign with the United States to end a nearly two-decade war in Afghanistan.
Man storms building and attacks worshiper while he prays
22 February 2020 - 07:03

Man storms building and attacks worshiper while he prays

London police have arrested a man on Thursday after a stabbing at a mosque near Regents Park which injured one person. Police officers, called to the holy building at 3:15pm, found that a man in his 70’s had sustained non-life-threatening injuries.
Trump trying to establish authoritarian presidency
21 February 2020 - 07:57
Former US congressional staffer:

Trump trying to establish authoritarian presidency

US President Donald Trump has established a cult of personality and undermined the credibility of institutions in order to found an authoritarian presidency, according to American political analyst Rodney Martin, a former congressional staffer based in Arizona.