ANALYSIS: WHAT IS BEHIND RISING ANGER AGAINST IRAN IN IRAQ?

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 […]

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ROHINGYA CAMPAIGNERS LAUNCH MYANMAR BOYCOTT MOVEMENT

Mon 09 December 2019: Several Rohingya advocacy groups launch movement to put economic, cultural, diplomatic, political pressure on Myanmar When Myanmar’s state counselor arrived at the Hague to defend her country at the International Court of Justice (ICJ), several rights groups launched a global boycott initiative urging corporations, foreign investors, professional and cultural organizations to […]

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ISRAEL’S HARSHNESS FANNED BY WEST, ARAB STATES: ERDOGAN

Mon 09 December 2019: Turkey raises lone voice against oppression in Jerusalem, Palestine, says country’s president Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Monday the harsh stance of Israel was fanned by the West and some Arab nations. Speaking at the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) meeting in Istanbul, Erdogan said he feels that Turkey is […]

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SAUDI MILITARY TRAINING IN US UNDER SCRUTINY AFTER BASE ATTACK

Mon 09 December 2019: (AFP) WASHINGTON: Key US lawmakers called Sunday for a halt to a Saudi military training programme after a shooting rampage at a naval base in Florida in which a Saudi officer killed three American sailors. US Defence Secretary Mark Esper said he has ordered a review of vetting procedures while defending […]

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LARGEST ISLAMIC PARTY IN ALGERIA DECIDES REJECTS ALL PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES

Mon 09 December 2019: The Algerian Movement of Society for Peace (the largest Islamic party in the country) announced on Sunday that it would not support any of the candidates for the presidential elections scheduled for next Thursday. This came in a statement, seen by Anadolu Agency, the party issued after a series of consultations between […]

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MYANMAR HAS FAILED TO PROTECT ROHINGYA: GAMBIA OFFICIAL

Mon 09 December 2019: It is about time the global community’s conscience is awakened to the Rohingya’s plight, says Gambia’s justice minister Myanmar has failed in its obligations to protect the rights of its Rohingya Muslim minority under the UN Genocide Convention, said Gambian Justice Minister Abubacarr Tambadou. Tambadou recently spoke with Anadolu Agency at […]

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‘CALL FOR BOYCOTT CHINA’S 2022 WINTER OLYMPICS OVER MUSLIM UYGHUR ABUSE’

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 […]

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IRAQIS PROTESTERS WILL STAY ON THE STREETS DESPITE THE DEADLY VIOLENCE

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 […]

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