UK Servicing Saudi Jets Striking Yemen: MinisterBritain’s Armed Forces Minister Mark Lancaster has admitted that his country is servicing fighter jets supplied to Saudi Arabia which are being used in a bloody aggression against neighboring Yemen.
China Detained 13,000 ‘Terrorists’ Since 2014China claimed on Monday it has arrested tens of thousands of “terrorists” since four years ago in its volatile western Xinjiang region, which is home to millions of Muslim minorities, including Uighurs.
Iran, Kurds Will Never Forget Halabja Massacre: Foreign MinisterIranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has recalled the massacre of Iraqi Kurds at the hands of former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hossein in a chemical attack on March 16, 1988, saying Western governments would fail in their attempts to whitewash the incident, Press TV reported.
The wife of a jailed Bahraini football player Hakeem al-Araibi, who has refugee status in Australia, has written to Thailand’s prime minister and pleaded with him to not allow his extradition to his native country.
Bahraini people have held anti-regime protests, expressing anger at crackdown on pro-democracy activists. The protests coincided with US Secretary of State Mike Pompe’s visit to the the tiny Persian Gulf kingdom as part of his tour of the West Asia aimed and North Africa at coordinating an ‘anti-Iran campaign’.
A ruling by Bahrain’s top court to upheld a five-year jail term for prominent human rights activist Nabeel Rajab, provoked criticism from prominent human rights organizations, with Amnesty International denouncing the verdict as "utterly outrageous".
Israeli regime’s economy minister is invited to Bahrain to take part in a technology event, in yet another measure taken by some Persian Gulf Arab regimes to normalize ties with the occupying Tel Aviv regime.