Saudi Mercenaries Steal Aid as Yemen Starves: ReportThousands of families leaving in Yemen’s Taiz are not getting food aid intended for them, because armed units allied with the Saudi-led and American-backed military coalition steal them, The Associated Press reported on Monday.
US’s Pompeo Presses Saudis to Hold Accountable Khashoggi MurderersUS Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Monday he has urged Saudi Arabia’s king and crown prince to hold accountable "every single person responsible" for the murder of dissent Saudi Journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who was killed inside the kingdom’s consulates in Turkey.
Brazil’s Bolsonaro Modern-Day Hitler: MaduroVenezuelan President Nicolas Maduro called his Brazilian counterpart Jair Bolsonaro “a Hitler of the modern era,” after the right-wing leader refused to recognize his presidency and openly backed the Venezuelan opposition.
Chinese Investment in US Dropped 83 Percent in 2018Chinese investments in the US fell by 83 percent last year as a result of tightened US scrutiny of foreign takeover deals and Beijing’s restrictions on outbound investments, Data from law firm Baker & McKenzie showed.
Bahraini People Hold Protests amid US FM VisitBahraini 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’.
Hours after Indian TV channels flashed that the country was deporting seven Rohingya Muslims to Myanmar, Sahidullah said he received a call from his nephew: “Uncle, please get us out of here. They will send us back too.”
UN investigators said in a report on Tuesday that Rohingya Muslims had faced four of five prohibited acts defined as genocide at the hands of the Myanmarese army, and called for the prosecution of the Buddhist regime’s top military officials.
A Reuters investigation provides the first comprehensive account of the precise role played by Myanmar’s 33rd and 99th light infantry divisions in the savage offensive, and the close ties between the army’s commander in chief and its elite troops.
Myanmarese regime reportedly evicted from police housing the family of a policeman who has testified at court how police planted secret documents on Reuters reporters to “entrap” them, who were covering state-sponsored violence against minority Rohingya Muslims.
The United Nations has blacklisted Myanmarese regime’s military for carrying out widespread sexual violence as a strategy to terrorize the Buddhist state’s minority Muslim Rohingyas and to drive them out of the land they lived in.
UN has criticized recent remarks by Myanmarese army chief against Rohingyas, hinting that regime officials of the predominantly Buddhist country are involved in the incitement of hatred against the minority Muslim community.