LEBANON TO DEPORT SYRIAN REFUGEES DESPITE INTERNATIONAL OPPOSITION, AOUN SAYS

Thu 18 August 2022: Lebanon will apply its plan to send Syrian refugees in the country back to Syria, Lebanese President, Michel Aoun, said, local media reports. According to the report, Lebanese President, Michel Aoun, said fears that refugees forced to return to Syria have no ground with a published statement on Wednesday, despite evidence from rights groups. “We are […]

SUSPECTED CHINESE HACKERS SPIED ON GOV’TS, NGOS, MEDIA: REPORT

Thu 18 August 2022:  Cybersecurity firm says Amnesty International and Taiwan’s ruling party among organisations targeted in campaign. Taipei, Taiwan – A hacking group suspected of acting on behalf of the Chinese government has carried out a multi-year espionage campaign against numerous governments, NGOs, think-tanks and news agencies, according to a new report. The group, known […]

NEARLY 40 PEOPLE DIED IN ALGERIA WILDFIRES

Thu 18 August 2022: The forest fires raging in northern Algeria have claimed the lives of at least 38 people and injured several others. a mother and daughter were killed in Setif, according to Kamel Beldjoud, the interior minister of the nation. Most of those killed occurred in El Tarf, close to the Tunisian border. […]

ERDOĞAN SAYS WAR TO END AT NEGOTIATING TABLE EVENTUALLY, TÜRKIYE SUPPORTS UKRAINE’S SOVEREIGNTY

Thu 18 August 2022:  Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said during his visit to Lviv that the war will eventually end at negotiating table. He added that the Ukrainian leader Volodymyr Zelensky and UN chief Antonio Guterres echo this view also. Speaking after the trilateral meeting with the Ukrainian leader and UN chief in Lviv, he said that the main topic was the Ukraine-Russia war during […]

SCOTLAND BECOMES WORLD’S FIRST COUNTRY TO PROVIDE FREE SANITARY PRODUCTS

Mon 15  August 2022: The first nation in the world to offer free feminine hygiene products is Scotland, Anadolu Agency reported. The Scottish Parliament approved the Period Products Act on Sunday evening, which would compel public entities to offer free period products to individuals who need them. In 2018, the Scottish Labour party’s health spokeswoman, […]

LEBANON TO DEPORT SYRIAN REFUGEES DESPITE INTERNATIONAL OPPOSITION, AOUN SAYS

Thu 18 August 2022: Lebanon will apply its plan to send Syrian refugees in the country back to Syria, Lebanese President, Michel Aoun, said, local media reports. According to the report, Lebanese President, Michel Aoun, said fears that refugees forced to return to Syria have no ground with a published statement on Wednesday, despite evidence from rights groups. “We are […]

WHY DID ISRAEL ATTACK GAZA YET AGAIN?

Fri 12 August 2022: At least 45 people, including 16 children, were killed after Israel launched air strikes on the Gaza Strip in the occupied territories. The health ministry in Gaza said 360 people were injured in the attacks.   Now a truce is in effect after regional mediation efforts led by Egypt paid off. […]

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