SUDAN EVACUATES STRANDED CITIZENS IN TIGRAY REGION

Fri 27 November 2020: The Sudanese authorities announced on Thursday the evacuation of stranded citizens in the Ethiopian Tigray region, in light of the violent battles between the federal government and the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF). The Sudanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs conveyed in a statement that it: “Continually supervises the conditions of the […]

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SENIOR IRANIAN NUCLEAR SCIENTIST MOHSEN FAKHRIZADEH ASSASSINATED NEAR TEHRAN

Fri 27 November 2020: An Iranian nuclear scientist was assassinated east of the capital Tehran on Friday, the semi-official Tasnim news agency reported. Tasnim as well as other Iranian outlets named the scientist as Mohsen Fakhrizadeh. He was reportedly killed in the city of Absard, 43 miles east of the Iranian capital. “Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, a […]

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VIENNA: WOMAN WITH KNIFE ATTACKS RABBI, YELLS ANTI-SEMITIC THREAT

Fri 27 November 2020: A knife-wielding woman screamed ‘’slaughter all Jews’’ when she attacked a rabbi and ripped off his kippah on Thursday in Vienna.  The incident occurred Thursday afternoon when the woman, described as about 50 years old and wearing a gray coat, suddenly approached the rabbi and pulled the knife from her handbag. […]

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“DEADLY CROSSINGS”, CALL GROWS FOR SAFE PASSAGE OF REFUGEES TO EUROPE

Fri 27 November 2020: The Institute of Race Relations (IRR) launched a Twitter storm on Wednesday to raise awareness of the dangerous journey made by refugees to reach safety in Europe with the hashtag #SafePassageNow. The project, known as “deadly crossings”, aimed to humanise the refugees and migrants who have been victims of border-related violence, […]

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WHERE ARE THE IMAMS?

Fri 27 November 2020: Amid reports of atrocities against Uyghur Muslims in China’s remote area of Xinjiang continue, authorities in Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR)  have now reportedly detained hundreds of Muslims imams or religious leaders, as per Uyghur linguist in exile. According to a report by Radio Free Asia, the detention of the religious […]

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“IT’S MY RIGHT,” BRAZIL’S BOLSONARO SAYS HE WILL NOT TAKE CORONAVIRUS VACCINE

Fri 27 November 2020: Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Thursday evening that he will not take a coronavirus vaccine, the latest in a series of statements he has made expressing skepticism toward coronavirus vaccination programs. In statements broadcast live over multiple social media platforms, the right-wing leader added that Congress was unlikely to require […]

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USING TAP WATER IN AN ULTRASONIC HUMIDIFIER MAY BE POLLUTING YOUR AIR: STUDY

Fri 27 November 2020: As Albertans prepare for the cold, dry winter months ahead, many people are using ultrasonic or cool-mist humidifiers in their homes. But using anything other than distilled water may be polluting the air in your home, according to new research by University of Alberta chemists. “Our study showed that operating an […]

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