Persecution against Rohingya Muslims continues in Myanmar

Persecution against Rohingya Muslims continues in Myanmar

In recent months, a United Nations Fact-Finding Mission (FFM) in a series of reports and probes has said that persecution against Rohingya Muslims continues in Myanmar,

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 06:30

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Iran, Ansarullah, European diplomats urge end to Yemen crisis

Iran, Ansarullah, European diplomats urge end to Yemen crisis

Representatives of Iran, Yemen’s Houthi Ansarullah movement and four major European countries have stressed the importance of putting an immediate end to the ongoing devastating war in Yemen.

Saturday, August 17, 2019 06:10

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Our new Saddam Hussein, an editorial by the Washington Post

Our new Saddam Hussein, an editorial by the Washington Post

Once upon a time, there was a brutal and reckless dictator of an oil-rich Arab country who, despite his well-documented excesses, was stroked and supported by the United States and other Western governments. By: Jackson Diehl, deputy Editorial Page editor at The Washington Post

Monday, July 08, 2019 10:22

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The ‘forgotten’ US shootdown of Iranian airliner Flight 655­

The ‘forgotten’ US shootdown of Iranian airliner Flight 655­

Today marks twenty-nine years since the shootdown by the USS Vincennes of Iran Air flight 655, which killed all of the plane’s 290 civilian passengers. This shootdown of a civilian airliner by a US naval ship occurred on July 3, 1988, toward the end of the eight-year Iran-Iraq War.

Thursday, July 04, 2019 12:20

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On 31st anniversary, Iranian officials, relatives mourn US downing of  passenger plane

On 31st anniversary, Iranian officials, relatives mourn US downing of passenger plane

Iran marks the 31st anniversary of the US downing of its passenger plane, which killed 290 people among them 66 children. Since then the US has neither apologized nor taken responsibility for this crime.

Tuesday, July 02, 2019 05:56

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United Nations says Israel’s killing of Gazans may amount to war crimes

United Nations says Israel’s killing of Gazans may amount to war crimes

A UN fact-finding mission says Israeli forces committed rights violations during their crackdown against Palestinian protesters in the Gaza Strip last year that may amount to “war crimes,” urging the regime’s military to prevent its snipers from using lethal force against the demonstrators.

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 12:29

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Impact of US sanctions on Iran cushioned by high oil prices

Impact of US sanctions on Iran cushioned by high oil prices

The impacts of fresh US sanctions on Iran have been cushioned by high oil prices and Washington’s international isolation, with Tehran being better placed to weather the storm, a Reuters analysis says.

Friday, November 09, 2018 04:10

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