Category: International News

Bahrainis slam Al Khalifah’s tribute to ex-Israeli president Peres

Bahrainis slam Al Khalifah’s tribute to ex-Israeli president Peres

Dozens of people have held a rally in Bahrain to condemn the kingdom’s foreign minister over paying tribute to former Israeli president Shimon Peres, who died earlier this week after spending almost a fortnight in a medically induced coma following a major stroke. The demonstrators took to the streets in the northwestern village of Diraz, [&hellip

Meeting US Military Bases in Persian Gulf Arab States

Meeting US Military Bases in Persian Gulf Arab States

Alwaght- The US’ establishment of military bases around the world and particularly in West Asia following the Cold War and also Soviet Union collapse is one of the most important Washington’s instruments to create hegemony and save it internationally. The US military bases especially in West Asia played a key role in preserving the US [&hellip

Strategies to End Syria’s Crisis

Strategies to End Syria’s Crisis

Alwaght-The crisis in Syria is proving complex even to countries such as the US which had reckoned the ouster of President Bashar Assad would be easy and fast. The latest ceasefire in Syria collapsed with US, the Israeli and Saudi regimes being the major stumbling blocks to peace in the war torn country. There is [&hellip

‘Reprieve’ accuses UK Foreign Office of training Bahrain forces

‘Reprieve’ accuses UK Foreign Office of training Bahrain forces

International human rights organization ‘Reprieve’ has accused the UK Foreign Office of running a program to train Bahraini forces, who it says are systematically torturing and abusing regime opponents. According to Press TV, Reprieve published a report on Thursday calling on Northern Ireland Co-operation Overseas (NI-CO) to immediately suspend its contract with Bahrain to train [&hellip

Syrian forces in fierce battles with militants in Aleppo

Syrian forces in fierce battles with militants in Aleppo

Syrian government troops have engaged in fierce clashes with foreign-backed militants in Aleppo, as they continue their push to recapture the terrorist-held districts of the key town. Army soldiers managed to fully clear the Handarat refugee camp of militants and recaptured nearby Kindi Hospital north of Aleppo on Friday morning, according to Lebanon-based al-Manar television. [&hellip

Saudis giving money, intelligence to bandits in east Iran

Saudis giving money, intelligence to bandits in east Iran

The Iranian interior minister says the Saudi regime has been funneling money and intelligence to the outlaws operating in the country’s eastern border areas. “We are in no doubt that all arrogant countries are seeking to bring about unwelcome developments in Iran and expend much to make that happen,” Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli said Thursday. “For [&hellip

Yemeni forces kill Saudi soldier in cross border attack

Yemeni forces kill Saudi soldier in cross border attack

Yemeni forces have killed a Saudi soldier in a cross border attack, which came in retaliation for Riyadh’s deadly air raids against its southern neighbor. Ansarullah fighters and their allies in Yemen’s army fired shells into the al-Tuwal area in the Jizan border region, southwestern Saudi Arabia, said the kingdom’s Interior Ministry spokesman Mansour al-Turki [&hellip

Hamas slams Abbas for taking part in Peres funeral

Hamas slams Abbas for taking part in Peres funeral

The Palestinian resistance movement of Hamas has censured President of the Palestinian Authority (PA) Mahmoud Abbas for joining the funeral of former Israeli president Shimon Peres. Abbas led a Palestinian delegation, including the PA’s chief negotiator Sa’eb Erekat, to the funeral on Friday after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu approved his request to do so. [&hellip

China urges US, South Korea to cancel THAAD deployment

China urges US, South Korea to cancel THAAD deployment

Beijing has urged Washington to cancel the imminent deployment of a controversial missile system to South Korea, saying that militarization of the Korean Peninsula could “seriously harm the strategic interests of China.” “The US’s attempt to deploy THAAD (Terminal High Altitude Area Defense) anti-missile system neither helps solve problems, denuclearize the peninsula, nor helps maintain [&hellip

Trump Foundation lacks proper certification

Trump Foundation lacks proper certification

The Trump Foundation, established by the US Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, is allegedly said to lack the proper certification to be soliciting money from public donors. According to a report by The Washington Post on Thursday, the Republican nominee’s charitable foundation, known as the Donald J. Trump Foundation, is based in New York and [&hellip