Mon 09 December 2019: Thousands of Iraqi protesters streamed into streets and public squares in the capital Baghdad and the restive south on Sunday, saying they were not deterred by deadly violence meant to “scare” them. In Baghdad, crowds of anti-government demonstrators thronged Tahrir Square, the epicentre of their movement. It came after late on […]
Mon 09 December 2019: China is forcefully collecting blood samples from hundreds of Uyghurs in the Xinjiang region, in an attempt that some say vie to justify and intensify racial profiling against the Muslim minority. Speaking to yenisafak.com in an exclusive interview, Uyghur activist and journalist Tahir Imam revealed that China’s new project to amass […]
Mon 09 December 2019: Qatar’s emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani left Doha on Monday for the Rwandan capital Kigali, one day before the opening of the Gulf summit in Saudi Arabia. The Gulf country’s ruler will attend a ceremony to present an international anti-corruption excellence award in his name in Kigali, according to the […]
Mon 02 December 2019: NEW YORK (AP) – Key takeaways from Associated Press reporting showing that new laws in 15 states could clear the way for a deluge of lawsuits against the Roman Catholic Church: – Many of the dozen-plus lawyers and clergy abuse watchdog groups interviewed by the AP expect at least 5,000 new cases, […]
Wed 04 December 2019: Natural and man-made disasters have combined to create some of the worst conditions Zimbabwe has seen in about a decade. Nearly half of its people face severe hunger and starvation. Al Jazeera’s Priyanka Gupta reports. Think your friends would be interested? Share this story!
Mon 09 December 2019: During anti-government protests in Shia-dominated areas, protesters raised anti-Iran slogans in Persian and Arabic Following the U.S. invasion of Iraq in 2003, the Iranian influence has expanded in the country through intervention in the formation of political parties, and supporting militia groups. It was not that easy for an Iraqi in […]
Sun 01 December 2019: MEI’s Paul Salem and Randa Slim join host Alistair Taylor to discuss the nationwide protests that have swept through Lebanon and Iraq this week resulting in political and economic turmoil as well as crackdowns by security forces. Where do things go from here? Artwork for Political upheaval in Lebanon and Iraq […]