Category: International News

Israel blocks EU lawmakers’ entry into besieged Gaza Strip

Israel blocks EU lawmakers’ entry into besieged Gaza Strip

The Tel Aviv regime has prevented five European parliamentarians from entering the Gaza Strip as the Palestinian enclave remains under an inhumane Israeli siege. In a statement released on Wednesday, Neoklis Sylikiotis, a Cypriot Member of the European Parliament (MEP), denounced the Israeli obstruction of the lawmakers’ access to the Palestinian coastal sliver. “The refusal [&hellip

South Sudanese President Kiir Vows To Neutralise Anti-Peace Elements.

South Sudanese President Kiir Vows To Neutralise Anti-Peace Elements.

South Sudanese President Salva Kiir has vowed to neutralise anti-peace elements and end the war across the country. He made the declaration on Tuesday while delivering the state of the nation address in Juba. “I would like to re-emphasise, the government takes security very seriously and in order to achieve a goal of making 2017 [&hellip

Gaddafi Son’s Trial Unfair, Should be Sent To ICC: U.N.

Gaddafi Son’s Trial Unfair, Should be Sent To ICC: U.N.

The trial of Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, a son of the ousted Libyan leader sentenced to death in absentia, did not meet international standards and he should face murder charges at the International Criminal Court (ICC), the United Nations said on Tuesday. Since his father’s toppling in 2011, Saif has been held in Zintan, a mountainous [&hellip

Bodies Of 74 Migrants Heading To Europe Wash Up In Libya.

Bodies Of 74 Migrants Heading To Europe Wash Up In Libya.

At least 74 bodies of African migrants have washed ashore in western Libya, the Libyan Red Crescent said Tuesday, the latest tragedy at sea along a perilous trafficking route to Europe. The International Organization of Migration said the traffickers took the engine and left the boat to drift. Another 12 migrants remain missing and are [&hellip

Palestine’s Hamas stresses importance of Palestine conference in Tehran

Palestine’s Hamas stresses importance of Palestine conference in Tehran

Palestinian Islamic Resistance Movement Hamas Spokesman Sami Abu Zuhri underlined the importance of the conference on Palestine which is underway in Tehran for the fate of his oppressed nation. “Tehran’s international conference on supporting Intifada will revive the issue of Palestine,” Abu Zuhri told reporters on Tuesday. The Hamas spokesman said that Tehran conference on [&hellip

House lawmakers call on Trump to limit White House’s war powers

House lawmakers call on Trump to limit White House’s war powers

A group of US lawmakers has called on President Donald Trump to submit a resolution to the Republican-dominated Congress which would limit his war powers. Twelve House Democrats and one Republican made the request in a letter, obtained by POLITICO on Tuesday. They also urged the president for a formal declaration of war against Daesh [&hellip

All Muslim countries have responsibility to support Palestinian resistance: Leader

All Muslim countries have responsibility to support Palestinian resistance: Leader

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says all Muslim countries have a responsibility to support Palestinian resistance, which should be a source of unity in the Islamic world. The Leader made the remarks in an opening speech to the 6th International Conference in Support of the Palestinian Intifada (Uprising) in Tehran on [&hellip

Iraq rejects Turkey’s sectarian allegations against Iran

Iraq rejects Turkey’s sectarian allegations against Iran

The Iraqi Foreign Ministry spokesman has rejected as “wrong” and “unreasonable” Turkey’s recent allegations that Iran is involved in spreading sectarianism in the Middle East. In a Tuesday statement, Ahmad Jamal said recent remarks by Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu highlight Ankara’s “narrow-minded and sectarian” approach toward the realities in Iraq and the country’s anti-terrorism [&hellip

Regional countries must boost anti-terror cooperation: Pakistan FM

Regional countries must boost anti-terror cooperation: Pakistan FM

Pakistani Foreign Minister Sartaj Aziz says regional countries must strengthen their cooperation in the campaign against terrorism. In a meeting with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in Tehran on Tuesday, Aziz extended his appreciation for the Islamic Republic’s expression of sympathy over the recent terrorist attacks in Pakistan. He added that Pakistan has adopted [&hellip

7 million people face starvation in conflict-ridden Yemen: UN

7 million people face starvation in conflict-ridden Yemen: UN

The United Nations humanitarian coordinator in Yemen has warned of a deepening food crisis in the state reeling from a Saudi military aggression, saying almost a quarter of the country’s 27 million population are facing starvation. “Seven million Yemenis do not know where their next meal will come from and are ever closer to starvation,” [&hellip