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Trump-Netanyahu threaten WWIII at UN

North Korea Threatens Potential Hydrogen Bomb Test Over Pacific

In reply to Swiss posters: China hits back at India

Allowed to lead: Nawaz Sharif’s successful backdoor deal

Iraqi militia ‘will fight wherever Iran’s Syed Khamenei wants’

Model town report: Are the days of Shahbaz Sharif numbered?

Palestinian President Abbas Says One-State Solution Is an Option

Who killed Benazir: Musharraf or Zardari?

Is Pakistan trying to get rid of Islamic military alliance?

US bombers fly off N Korea coast, Pyongyang calls war 'inevitable'

Saudis exporting ‘extremely radical' Wahhabism worldwide, Sanders says

South Korea Unexpectedly Approves Aid to North Korea

Tragic story of infant drowned as his family fleeing Myanmar Regime’s Genocide

Why is the Sharif family being allowed to skip accountability proceedings?

The secret behind Tunisians and Moroccans eating donkey meat

Syrian activist and daughter ‘assassinated’ in Turkey

Is Ch.Nisar still cosying up banned terrorist outfits ?

How Kim has Cornered the US

Taking the bull by horns: Pakistan refuses to fight so-called US war on terror

Uniting the adversaries : What if Saudia and Iran join CPEC?

German company bans gun sales to ‘corrupt’ Israel

Iran successfully test-fires new ballistic missile

Shahid Khaqan Abbasi: Not so Sovereign

Britain to stop military cooperation with Burma army

From terrorism to politics: Can Tehreek-e-Labaik and Milli Muslim league become a political threat for Political parties?

US Might Not Even be Able to Shoot Down North Korean Rockets

Muharram Security Challenge: How to foil Takfiri’s nefarious designs?

Pakistan-Turkey-Iran against military solution to Afghanistan

Is Abbas ready to end his punishment of Gaza?

Kuwait ready to commence Yemen peace talks

Donald Trump : A president or a goon?

Abbasi shakes UN by bold address: Pakistan won't be a 'scapegoat' in Afghan war

Show of poor diplomacy: A wrong message to US

Collapse of Iran deal would send a 'terrible signal': Germany

Egypt’s Sisi urges Palestinians to unite, co-exist with Israelis

UAE and Saudi Arabia to normalize their secret relations with Israel

Dodging accountability courts: Did establishment give a safe passage to Nawaz Sharif?

Netanyahu Says Trump Promised to ‘Fix’ Iran Deal

Free Balochistan: An insider to heavily funded Indian campaign against Pakistan

95,000 patients waiting for unknown fate from the continued closure of Sanaa airport

Brutal lynching: Can Pakistan courts provide Justice to Mashal Khan?

Hamza bin Laden: the heir to al Qaeda?

Why has a UK team genetically edited human embryos?

How Russia came to Pakistan’s help?

Defying Courts: What is next for Nawaz Sharif?

Such TV | Rouhani censures Trump’s anti-Iran rhetoric

President Trump calls for a holocaust on the floor of the United Nations

Iran infiltrated US military, obtained proof of ISIS collusion

Saudi plan to ‘accept Israel as a brotherly state’

United States supplying weapons worth $2.2B to Syrian terrorists organization

LUBP | How dishonest “Social Justice Warriors” work to curb the religious freedoms of targeted groups

“Go Nawaz Go” Makes it to Speed Test Server!

UAE ambassador to Ankara threatens Turkey to close down its embassy

Saudi Arabia's king-in-waiting cements grip on power with charm and crackdowns

US paradoxes and Pakistan’s war against terrorism

Free Balochistan: A joint venture of RAW and CIA to burry CPEC

Confidential U.N. report accuses Saudi coalition of killing hundreds of Yemeni kids

Pakistani teenager develops anti-BlueWhale app

UAE’s ambassador to the U.S considers Saudi Arabia responsible for the ruining of the UAE’s good name

Rabbani seeks official response on anti-Pakistan posters in Switzerland

Nawaz Sharif must not appear before NAB court: Maryam

Trump says if threatened, US will 'totally destroy' North Korea

EXCLUSIVE – Interview with Dr. S.M. Kazem Mesbah Mousavi, Imam Ali Centre Canada

More than 800 Shia pilgrims have to stay at Taftan border for a week

Five eminent Shia scholars banned from entering Gilgit under unjust policy of balance

57 accused charge-sheeted in Mashal Khan lynching case

Nisar lashes out at Khaqan Abbasi, Asif for statements on ‘internal matters’

Pakistan team kicks off training, ahead of Sri Lanka series in UAE

Bank of China permitted to start operations in Pakistan

Pakistan protests with Switzerland over ‘Free Balochistan’ posters

Nawaz Sharif, children fail to appear in court; summons reissued

US paradoxes and Pakistan’s war against terrorism

Saudi plan to ‘accept Israel as a brotherly state’

Was NA-120 election rigged?

UAE ambassador to Ankara threatens Turkey to close down its embassy

Saudi Arabia's king-in-waiting cements grip on power with charm and crackdowns

Confidential U.N. report accuses Saudi coalition of killing hundreds of Yemeni kids

Pakistani teenager develops anti-BlueWhale app

US’ Black Hawk Down in Yemen

Outrage in Egypt over Israeli Flag in educational book

Russo-Saudi closeness: What are two sides’ goals?

Arrest warrants: Should Imran Khan present himself before ECP?

Is Establishment pulling NAB’s strings?

How CIA and Raw are funding Pakistani separatists: An Inside story

An old desire: Is Gov trying to place ISI under civilian control?

Certain Western states still back terror groups in Syria: Assad

Iran, Pakistan army chiefs urge Muslim world action to end Rohingya plight

Iraq vice president: Baghdad won't tolerate creation of ‘second Israel’

Myanmar says US official barred from Rohingya conflict zone

Iraq’s Nujaba Movement condemns terrorist attacks in Nasiriyah

Unofficial results show PML-N’s Kulsoom set to win NA-120 by-election

Is China using North Korea to break US's Super power's myth?

US Plan for New Afghan Force Poses Threat to Civilians

UK arms sales benefiting most from Middle East wars

UAE: Saudi Arabia was going to launch military attack on Qatar

US policy shift: Would Pakistan turn into another Iran for US?

Has Trump become a leader of Arab nationalism?

Is Gwadar a toll plaza?

Would a defeat in NA-120 would end PML-N's politics from Punjab?

Rohingyas of Karachi struggle to deal with identity crisis

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North Korea Threatens Potential Hydrogen Bomb Test Over Pacific

1396/7/2 | 00:53
World’s last atmospheric nuclear detonation carried out over three decades ago. North Korea says it may detonate a nuclear weapon over the Pacific Ocean in response to U.S. President Donald Trump’s speech Tuesday at the United Nations.   On Friday Pyongyang’s Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho stated that North Korean leader Kim Jong-un was considering testing “an unprecedented scale hydrogen bomb” following Trump’s vow to “totally destroy” the country if the U.S. needed to defend itself or its allies.     Kim had ...

US bombers fly off N Korea coast, Pyongyang calls war 'inevitable'

1396/7/2 | 00:53
  The US Air Force has flown its B-1B Lancer bombers, escorted by F-15 jet fighters, off North Korea’s coast “farthest north of the Demilitarized Zone,” in what the Pentagon describes as a show of “US resolve” while Pyongyang’s top diplomat insists at the UN that targeting US mainland with missiles is “inevitable.” "This mission is a demonstration of US resolve and a clear message that the president has many military options to defeat any threat," Pentagon spokeswoman Dana White said on Saturday. "We are prepared to use ...

Palestinian President Abbas Says One-State Solution Is an Option

1396/7/2 | 00:53
  Speaking at the UN, President President Mahmoud Abbas took an unprecedented position in the course of what have become increasingly common warnings over the lack of progress on a two-state solution. He conceded that the one-state solution is an option.   That’s not a position Palestinian officials historically like to talk about. For a long time, establishing an independent Palestine next to Israel has been the only game in town. Israeli policies, Abbas warned, are “gravely undermining” the two-state solution.   But ...

Tragic story of infant drowned as his family fleeing Myanmar Regime’s Genocide

1396/7/1 | 00:53
  Heartbreaking images circulated on Thursday showing a young Rohingya couple mourning death of their infant, as their boat capsized fleeing the Myanmar regime's genocide against minority Muslims.     One-month-old Abdul Masood died after the wooden boat delivering his family to Bangladesh overturned Thursday in the waist-deep water of the Bay of Bengal on Shah Porir Dwip island, close to shore.     Their boat was one of the dozens of boats carrying persecuted Rohingya Muslim refugees’ boats that were sank off ...

Donald Trump : A president or a goon?

1396/6/31 | 00:53
US President Donald Trump’s disregard for institutions and fondness for reckless rhetoric meant that his maiden appearance at the annual UN General Assembly was a closely watched affair.      The US president chose to spare the UN for now from direct verbal attack, but in his extraordinary threats against North Korea, Iran and Venezuela he undermined the very principles and values on which the UN was created.   Meanwhile North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho called U. S. President Donald Trump´s address to the United ...

Netanyahu Says Trump Promised to ‘Fix’ Iran Deal

1396/6/30 | 00:53
  President Trump was very coy about his intentions on the P5+1 nuclear deal with Iran today, speaking at the UN General Assembly. He would only say that “we’re talking about it constantly” and that the world would “see very soon.” Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, with whom Trump met before the comments, was a lot more eager to talk, saying Trump had assured him that he would “fix” the Iran deal.Netanyahu said he presented the US with a detailed plan on how to do that. Netanyahu has been pushing Trump to scrap the ...

UNICEF says 240,000 Rohingya kids in dangerous situation

1396/6/25 | 00:53
UNICEF has warned that more than half the nearly 400,000 Rohingya refugees who fled from Myanmar are children in dire condition. About 240,000 children, of whom 36,000 are less than a year old and 92,000 are under five years old, are living in squalid conditions where they are vulnerable to the spread of disease, the UN children's agency said on Friday. There are also about 52,000 pregnant and lactating women among the refugees. According to latest estimates, about 391,000 Rohingya refugees have crossed into Bangladesh since violence erupted ...

China Backs UN Call for Justice in Yemen; US, Saudis Object to Move

1396/6/24 | 00:53
Calls by the UN human rights chief to set up an international inquiry into war crimes committed in the Saudi War in Yemen are nothing new. A sudden endorsement of the move by China may give this effort a new lease on life, however, after being quietly killed in recent years.   This is the third straight year right chief Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein had made such a call, and the last two times, the US and Saudi Arabia buried the idea, agreeing the Saudis could investigate themselves in the war. The civilian deaths have continued to mount.     The ...

Israel’s war against the United Nations

1396/6/23 | 00:53
  In Israel’s propaganda narrative, the apartheid state attempts to portray itself as upholding law and order in the “rough neighbourhood” that is the Middle East. In explicitly racist terminology, Israeli leaders talk about themselves as the “villa in the jungle,” as Ehud Barak once put it. But a simple look at the reality of what Israel has done and continues to do to the indigenous peoples of the Middle East shows the very opposite of law and order: death, destruction and disorder are the reign of the day. Israel has meant ...

UN's inaction on Saudi Arabia’s bombing of Yemen 'striking': HRW

1396/6/23 | 00:53
Human Rights Watch has slammed the United Nations for its inaction on Yemen's ever-worsening humanitarian situation due to the Saudi war. "Yemen is a humanitarian disaster of really epic proportions," said Human Rights Watch chief Kenneth Roth on Wednesday. "What is striking to me is the incongruity between the severity of the disaster and the weakness of the response by the UN Human Rights Council" so far, he added. “What everybody is aware of is that the situation is just so much dire today than it was the last time the Human Rights Council ...

UN human rights chief calls for probe into Saudi Arabia’s war on Yemen

1396/6/21 | 00:53
  The UN’s human rights chief has called for urgent investigation into Saudi Arabia’s airstrikes against civilians in Yemen. Zeid Ra‘ad al-Hussein made the remarks during a Monday speech to the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva after the global body attributed over 5,000 civilian deaths to Saudi Arabian airstrikes. “The minimal efforts made toward accountability over the past year are insufficient to respond to the gravity of the continuing and daily violations involved in this conflict,” he said. The latest call for an investigation ...

North Korea calls Nikki Haley a “prostitute”

1396/6/20 | 00:53
  North Korea threatens US will pay for Ms Haley’s rhetoric. In response to the US ambassador Nikki Haley’s speech at UN early in the week, North Korean Central News Agency which is run by the government, called her a “prostitute” who is a “blind fool”.       “She is crazily swishing her skirt, playing the flagship role in Trump administration’s hideous sanctions and pressure racket,” said the Korean news agency. “Nikki should be careful with her tongue though she might be a blind fool. The US administration ...

Unabated genocide: Roningyas, world’s most persecuted minority 

1396/6/15 | 00:53
  The UN says that nearly 90,000 Rohingya have fled to Bangladesh after violence broke out in Myanmar recently.   Clashes have broken out a number of times over the past few years between the Buddhist majority in Myanmar and the Rohingya who are Muslim.   The latest cycle of violence was apparently triggered when Rohingya militants launched attacks on police which left 12 security personnel dead.     The Rohingya — described by the UN as the world’s most persecuted minority — lead a miserable existence ...

Russia provides Hezbollah with diplomatic cover at the UN

1396/6/15 | 00:53
  Russia has provided Hezbollah with diplomatic cover at the United Nations during tense disagreements over the extension of a UN peacekeeping mission in Lebanon, Israeli sources claim.   Last week the United Nations Security Council unanimously voted to renew Resolution 1701 but only after the US and Israel agreed to remove paragraphs that were critical of Russia’s ally in the region, Hezbollah.     Moscow is said to have threatened to veto the initial draft which accused the group designated as terrorist by US, ...

Why Aung San Suu Kyi should be stripped of Nobel Peace Prize immediately?

1396/6/15 | 00:53
  Aung San Suu Kyi is an apologist for genocide, ethnic cleansing and mass rape. For the past year, Aung San Suu Kyi has been State Counselor, or de facto head of government, in Myanmar, where members of the Rohingya Muslim minority in the northern Rakhine state have been shot, stabbed, starved, robbed, raped and driven from their homes in the hundreds of thousands.     In December, while the world focused on the fall of Aleppo, more than a dozen Nobel Laureates published an open letter warning of a tragedy in Rakhine “amounting ...

Trump refusal to certify Iran compliance won’t mean withdrawal from nuclear deal: Haley

1396/6/15 | 00:53
The US envoy to the UN says President Donald Trump’s possible refusal to certify Iran’s compliance with its nuclear deal does not constitute US withdrawal from the agreement. “If the president chooses not to certify Iranian compliance, that does not mean the United States is withdrawing from the JCPOA (Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action),” Nikki Haley said at the American Enterprise Institute in Washington on Tuesday, despite the US administration’s repeated threats that it would scrap the deal. Haley described the JCPOA as a “very ...

Netanyahu begs UN chief to bomb Iran and Hizbullah

1396/6/11 | 00:53
  UN secretary-general Antonio Guterres, a friend of Israel, from Portugal held a meeting with the Zionist professional liar Netanyahu in Tel Aviv.    During the meeting Netanyahu, as expected, tried to fill Guterres’ ears with lies about Israel’s existential threats from Iran and Hizbullah.     The Jewish army has not tested Iranian army so far, but it had been defeated by Hizbullah fighters 3-times since 2000.Last week, Netanyahu ranted the same lies during a meeting with Russian president Vladimir ...

Iran strongly rejects demands for inspectors access to military sites

1396/6/8 | 00:53
A senior Iranian official has vehemently rejected US demands for UN inspectors to visit Iran’s military sites under the pretext of implementing Tehran’s nuclear deal with the world powers. Ali Akbar Velayati, a senior advisor to Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, made the remarks on the sidelines of a Tuesday ceremony in Tehran in response to the Friday statements by US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley who urged the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to request access to Iranian military sites, in what ...

57 human rights groups call for UN inquiry in to Yemen

1396/6/8 | 00:53
  Fifty-seven human rights groups have demanded that a United Nations inquiry takes place on abuses in Yemen, Human Rights Watch reported.     The human rights groups called upon the UN Human Rights Council to create an independent inquiry to document the abuses by all parties to the Yemen war. A joint letter mentioned the dire humanitarian crisis and famine amid a civil war. Some 5,110 civilians have been killed since March 2015 and at least 8,719 wounded in the civil war, according to the Office of the High Commissioner ...

Another Rohingya mass murder looms as militants attack security forces in Rakhine

1396/6/7 | 00:53
  UN urges Myanmar to avoid retaliation against Rohingya citizens after the militants’ attacks.     An overnight attack on Friday by Rohingya militants in Rakhine State, western Myanmar, left 12 security personnel and 77 Rohingya Muslims dead. The Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army claimed responsibility for the attacks.   The militants used machetes, small arms and homemade grenades, Myanmar armed forces claimed. The coordinated attacks were launched early morning on several police stations and military posts near Myanmar–Bangladesh ...

Saudi Arabia and UAE have contributed to the spread of al Qaeda in Yemen

1396/6/4 | 00:53
A UN report revealed that UAE’s support for armed groups, the practice of illegal detention and enforced disappearance in Yemen.     The group of experts of the International Sanctions Committee on Yemen said in a report that these groups receive direct funding and assistance from Saudi Arabia and the UAE, pointing out that one of these groups in Taiz is led by a person named Abu al-Abbas Salafi, financed by the UAE, who allowed al-Qaeda elements to spread in Yemen.     The report, which is being kept secret by members ...

Foreign Policy magazine: A UN report confirms the failure of the Saudi alliance in Yemen

1396/5/31 | 00:53
  For almost two and a half years, Saudi Arabia and its allies, equipped with US-made aircraft and precision guided missiles, have launched one of the most advanced air force campaigns against one of the world’s poorest countries.   But the military supremacy of the Saudi-led coalition has brought no victory in Yemen. Instead, it has strengthened Yemen’s political disintegration and deepened a humanitarian crisis that has plunged the country to the brink of famine and fueled widespread public discontent in response to major human ...

The UAE has supported the spread of Al-Qaeda in Yemen, alleges UN report

1396/5/31 | 00:53
  A UN report by a group of experts belonging to the International Sanctions Committee against Yemen has confirmed the support provided by the United Arab Emirates for armed groups and its involvement in illegal detention and enforced disappearances in the war-torn country. The document has also revealed that, according to some reliable sources, UAE forces have been forcibly detaining two people in Aden for more than 8 months.     The report – a copy of which has been obtained by Al-Jazeera – speaks of the spread of militias ...

The world's top artificial intelligence companies are pleading for a ban on killer robots

1396/5/30 | 00:53
The world’s top artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics companies have used a conference in Melbourne to collectively urge the United Nations to ban killer robots or lethal autonomous weapons. An open letter by 116 founders of robotics and artificial intelligence companies from 26 countries was launched at the world’s biggest artificial intelligence conference, the International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI), as the UN delays meeting until later this year to discuss the robot arms race. Toby Walsh, Scientia Professor ...

New UN Project; The Saudi alliance may be blacklisted

1396/5/29 | 00:53
  A new UN report, called Al-Sari, is expected to be published next month accusing the coalition of aggression of child abuse in Yemen, the magazine said.   The report will also demand the inclusion of the Saudi alliance on the blacklist.   The newspaper, quoting senior UN officials, said the report, which the magazine obtained a copy of, would recommend a Saudi-led alliance be included in the list of countries and entities that kill and maim children, suggesting that the top UN adviser suggested it. Saudi officials in particular ...

Cholera bomb: Who would save Yemen from mass annihilation?

1396/5/27 | 00:53
  The Yemeni people — amongst the poorest in the Arab world — have to face bombings as well as starvation as the infrastructure in their country lies in a state of shambles.    While a power struggle had long been brewing between the Houthi forces — who captured the capital Sana’a in late 2014 — and their local opponents, the situation was exacerbated when Saudi Arabia intervened in the Yemeni conflict in March 2015.      Since then, Yemen’s condition has gone from bad to worse, with none of the belligerents ...

Ugly face of India: How the righting Hindus pressurizing Govt to deport Rohingyas

1396/5/25 | 00:53
UN United Nations (UN) Secretary General Antonio Guterres is concerned about India's plans to deport Rohingya Muslim refugees it says are living in the country illegally, his spokesperson said on Monday. Tens of thousands of Rohingya have fled persecution in Buddhist-majority Myanmar to neighbouring Bangladesh since the early 1990s, with some of them then crossing over a porous border into Hindu-majority India.   “Obviously, we have our concerns about the treatment of refugees," Guterres' Deputy Spokesman Farhan Haq told reporters ...

No refuge on earth: The plight of landless Rohingyas

1396/5/22 | 00:53
  Myanmar is imposing new curfews and deploying more troops to Rakhine state, the government confirmed on Saturday, after the United Nations expressed alarm at reports of a military build-up in the region where authorities are accused of widespread rights abuses.     News that an army battalion was flown into Rakhine this week to boost security met criticism from UN special rapporteur Yanghee Lee on Friday, who warned it was "cause for major concern".       Buddhist-majority Myanmar has long faced criticism for its treatment ...

UN envoy for Yemen arrives in Iranian capital to discuss Yemeni conflict

1396/5/21 | 00:53
The United Nations (UN)’s Special Envoy for Yemen Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed has arrived in the Iranian capital, Tehran, to discuss the Yemeni conflict with Iranian officials, including Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif. Cheikh Ahmed arrived in Tehran on Saturday and would meet Minister Zarif and other officials, including Zarif’s deputy for Arab and African affairs, Hossein Jaberi Ansari, later in the day, according to ISNA. This is Cheikh Ahmed’s second visit to Iran. Yemen has been facing war by a Saudi-led coalition since March ...

Saudis blocking fuel to UN aid planes in Yemen

1396/5/11 | 00:53
The United Nations has said that Saudi Arabia is blocking jet fuel delivery to planes trying to deliver humanitarian aid to Yemen’s capital city Sana’a. According to the UN’s country director of the UN Development Program, Auke Lootsma, on Tuesday, the global body operates two aid flights into Sana’a from Amman and Djibouti, which due to lack of fuel get stranded in Yemeni capital. "We have difficulties obtaining permission from the coalition and from the government of Yemen to transport this jet fuel to Sana’a to facilitate these ...

Israel’s playing with fire: Can Al-Aqsa conflict unite all the Muslim countries?

1396/5/5 | 00:53
  The UN envoy on Middle East peace has warned that the developments over the past 11 days in and around the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in East Jerusalem have demonstrated the grave risk that the Israeli-Palestinian conflict could become a religious one that could ultimately engulf the rest of the region.     While recognising that Israelis and Palestinians, fortunately, have not succumbed to the torrent of violent upheaval that has engulfed the region in recent years, Nickolay Mladenov, UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East ...

Where the law prevails: Iranian president’s brother arrested on financial crime charges

1396/4/26 | 00:53
  The brother of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, Hossein Fereydoun, has been arrested on financial crime charges, the judiciary said on Sunday.     “Multiple investigations have been conducted regarding this person, also other people have been investigated, some of whom are in jail,” Deputy Judiciary Chief Gholamhossein Mohseni Ejeie said in a press conference.   “Yesterday, bail was issued for him but because he failed to secure it he was referred to prison,” Ejeie said about Fereydoun, Rouhani’s special ...

What is the the Int'l Plot against Syria Using Refugee Issue?

1396/4/26 | 00:53
  Hezbollah Deputy Secretary General Sheikh Naim Qassem revealed that the UN, under the pressure of certain countries, wants to prevent the Syrian refugees from returning home from Lebanon in a bid to use their presence as an instrument against the government in Damascus.     "One of the European officials has revealed this issue which means that they want to use the issue of the refugees in Lebanon as a political leverage against the Syrian government and claim that the government should be blamed for the wave of refugees ...

Cholera outbreak in Yemen poses risk to Hajj pilgrims: WHO

1396/4/24 | 00:53
The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned that the cholera outbreak in Yemen could spread during the annual Hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia in September. The WHO said on Friday that the pilgrimage draws two to four million Muslims each year, of whom about 1.5 to two million are foreigners, raising the risk from illnesses such as dengue, yellow fever, Zika virus and meningococcal disease as well as cholera. The WHO cholera expert, Dominique Legros, said reinforced surveillance and rapid tests to detect cases early helped Saudi Arabia avoid ...

Why Iran’s supreme leader clubbed Kashmir with Yemen, and not with Palestine

1396/4/24 | 00:53
  In subsequent decades, Iranians watered down their rhetoric on Kashmir and strengthened ties with New Delhi.   When the then foreign minister Inder Kumar Gujral was about to undertake an official visit to Iran in 1991, the Iranian government conveyed to New Delhi that the minister was not welcome in Tehran. The Iranian rebuke came in the wake of an Indian military crackdown on pro-independence activists in Kashmir who Tehran considered were waging a legitimate struggle for independence. Four years later, in 1994, Iranians abstained ...

Why the International community takes no responsibility toward Yemen?!!

1396/4/23 | 00:53
  If we conduct a simple study on the tasks and objectives of the international community, we can almost summarize all under the headings of: dealing with or confronting what is happening in Yemen.     If we conduct a simple study on the tasks and objectives of the international community, we can almost summarize all under the headings of: dealing with or confronting what is happening in Yemen, in terms of preserving the sovereignty and borders of states and protecting them against foreign aggression, the implementation of ...

Fuming with anger: Has UN decided to counter Israel’s belligerence?

1396/4/20 | 00:53
  The UN cultural agency has been caught in a whirlpool of contentious claims by Israel following its decision to recognise the Old City of Hebron (in the West Bank) as an endangered world heritage site on Friday.     For the Palestinians the move is more than just a diplomatic and moral victory as it recognises the outstanding universal value of a city inhabited by more than 200,000 Palestinians and a few hundred odd Israeli settlers.   It’s a crying shame that Israel made no mention of the alarming number of violations ...

Saudi forces ravage Awamiyah, Persecute Shiite Muslims

1396/4/19 | 00:53
The Saudi regime forces have ravaged a Shiite Muslim town in the country’s Qatif district as the world remains indifferent towards the crimes committed by the rulers in Riyadh.     New images on social media show the extent of the scorched-earth policy pursued by the Saudi regime against residential areas in the Shiite- populated in Al-Awamiyah, especially al-Mosara neighborhood on daily basis. Saudi forces started their brutal attack on Awamiyah town on May 10, using helicopter gunships and heavy weapons. The Saudi regime claims the ...

United Nations humanitarian coordinator: Famine threatens 95 districts in Yemen

1396/4/18 | 00:53
The United Nations humanitarian coordinator in Yemen, Jimmy McGoldrick, revealed that 95 districts in Yemen are threatened with famine.   The UN official expressed thanks and appreciation for the efforts and positive contributions made by the concerned agencies, which contributes to the response to the cholera epidemic and to confront the worsening food and health needs in 95 districts threatened by famine, the Yemeni official news agency of Yemenpress reported during a meeting in Sana’a with the head of the Supreme Political Council. The ...

Syrian letters to UN blast Turkey's 'expansionist delusions'

1396/4/16 | 00:53
Damascus has written to the United Nations, denouncing Turkish forces’ recent incursions into the Syrian territory as a proof of Ankara’s partnership in terrorism plaguing the Arab country. In two letters addressed to UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres and the world body’s Security Council, the Syrian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates blasted on Thursday Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan for adopting a “policy of aggression and expansionist delusions” in Syria. The letters cited Turkey’s fresh attacks in the ...

Myanmar to deny entry to UN staffers investigating plight of Rohingya Muslims

1396/4/9 | 00:53
Myanmar says it will refuse entry to the members of a United Nations fact-finding mission tasked with investigating allegations of crimes by Myanmar’s security forces against Rohingya Muslims. Kyaw Zeya, a permanent secretary at Myanmar’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, said the government would not grant visas to the UN staffers.   The government in the capital, Naypyidaw, which is practically led by Aung San Suu Kyi, had already said it would not cooperate with a UN mission in the country. The United Nations Human Rights Council agreed ...

Failed militarily, Saudis seek controlling Yemen’s vital port through UN

1396/4/5 | 00:53
The United Nations Security Council in a June 15 “presidential statement” warned against potential attack by the Saudi-led Arab military coalition against Al Hudaydah, Yemen’s Red Sea port city.   This UNSC statement is deemed significant because during the over two years of the Saudi war against the neighboring Yemen, the international body has taken pro-Saudi stances to bring back to rule the resigned Yemen government led by Abdrabbuh Mansur Hadi.   The importance lies in the fact that this is not the first time the Saudi ...

Finally UN awakes: Israel relations with armed Syrian groups are a ‘concern’

1396/4/1 | 00:53
  The increasing contact between Israeli armed forces and militants fighting in Syria has become a cause for concern for the United Nations, a recent report by the organisation suggests.   Issued by the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF), which maintains the ceasefire between Syria and Israel in the occupied Golan, the report said interactions between Israeli forces and militants could lead to escalations and cause harm to members of the UNDOF deployed to the Golan Heights.   The report stated: “Relative ...

The doomsday in Mosul: An untold story of ISIS brutality

1396/3/31 | 00:53
  The United Nations has said up to 150,000 civilians are still trapped in Mosul’s old city where Iraqi forces’ battle to retake the area has entered its final stages. ISIS fighters are reportedly shooting at anyone trying to flee.      Civilians are also facing a shortage of food with many dying of starvation. The world is clearly turning a blind eye to the plight of civilians stuck in this war zone and the desperate humanitarian situation there. Towards the end of last month, Iraqi forces had dropped leaflets urging ...

US-led raids on Raqqah cause staggering civilian deaths: UN body

1396/3/25 | 00:53
A UN commission has warned that the intensified offensive by US-led forces on the Syrian city of Raqqah has led to about 300 civilian deaths and displacement of 160,000 others. The so-called Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), supported by the US artillery and airstrikes, have launched an offensive to capture the city from Daesh Takfiri terrorists. “We note in particular that the intensification of airstrikes, which have paved the ground for an SDF advance in Raqqah, has resulted not only in staggering loss of civilian life, but has also led ...

UN awakening on Rohingyas: Too little too late

1396/3/25 | 00:53
  It seems that the UN is finally getting serious about the ethnic cleansing of Rohingya community that has been going on since 2012.    Last month, the world body appointed a group of experts to the Southeast Asian nation in the hope of having them probe human rights abuses suffered by the Rohingya at the hands of the military junta.   Apparently, only an independent mission headed by a certain Mr Kofi Annan will do. That is, the man whom the world body, if it had any bite left at all, would have long ago seen tried for ...

The selective Justice: The politically tainted UN

1396/3/17 | 00:53
  Imperialism at the United Nations is still alive and kicking. The world body would have us applaud its efforts to investigate war crimes, including genocide, in Syria and hold those responsible to account.   However, the International Criminal Court is out of the picture for the time being given that Moscow has wielded its UNSC privilege to veto the move.   This is nothing new. The UN has long been known to have lost its bite. If it were a body that had teeth to bare we wouldn’t be sitting here talking of war crimes ...

Muslims in New Delhi rally in protest against the crimes of Al-Khalifa and Al-Saud

1396/3/12 | 00:53
Indian Muslims, who were fasting, have gathered in front of the UN headquarters in New Delhi in protest the crimes of Al-Khalifa and Al-Saud for Killing people in Bahrain and Yemen.   According to reports from New Delhi, demonstrators chanted slogans like death to Al Khalifa, death to Al-Saud, death to America and Israel. They stressed Bahraini and Saudi security forces must stop the aggression. They declared that these actions promote sectarianism and violence in Muslim countries. Demonstrators showed their anger and hatred of committed ...

UN rights group names team to probe atrocities against Rohingya

1396/3/10 | 00:53
  The UN Human Rights Council has named a three-person team to probe atrocities against Myanmar's persecuted Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine state. The Geneva-based council said in a statement on Tuesday that decorated Indian lawyer and women's rights campaigner, Indira Jaising, Sri Lanka's former human rights chief, Radhika Coomaraswamy, and Christopher Dominic Sidoti, a prominent human rights advocate from Australia, have been appointed to lead the probe. The team of experts is scheduled to meet soon in Geneva to chart a work plan. It ...

Prolonging hunger strike: Would UN feel any shame?

1396/2/26 | 00:53
  The Palestinians are demanding improved prison conditions, including the doing away with administrative detention, which flies in the face of any kind of procedural transparency.    The situation is different from anywhere else in the world. Israel is an occupying nation and its responsibility for Palestinian security is meant to extend to those whom it locks up.   Yet instead, the Israelis are force-feeding many of the hunger strikers, despite the fact that international legal norms recognise this from of prolonged fasting ...