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Leader of Nigerian Shiites Goes Blind as Govt. Prevents Doctors from Visiting Him

Leader of Nigerian Shiites Goes Blind as Govt. Prevents Doctors from Visiting Him

Alwaght- Mohammed Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, last living son of the leader of Nigeria’s Islamic Movement, wrote an open letter, expressing deep concerns over his father’s detraining health. The 30-year-old son of Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky said that his father was systematically and slowly being reduced to a totally blind, crippled, and destroyed man as the Nigerian government [&hellip

Rise, Fall in Number of ISIS Terrorists in Iraq

Rise, Fall in Number of ISIS Terrorists in Iraq

Alwaght- One of the backbones of ISIS’ capability for cellular proliferation in its hotbeds Syria and Iraq is its manpower. At the same time, the easiest argument about its stable stay in its geography is based on the fact of its enjoying social reception among the people of the cities it is holding. Meanwhile, the [&hellip

Where is Libya Headed?

Where is Libya Headed?

Alwaght- After the victory of the Libyan revolutionaries, it seemed the process of state-building in Libya could start and continue without a hitch. However despite the initial hopes and efforts, a powerful and popular government did not form after the fall of Gaddafi. Instead, multiple parallel governments backed by various militia groups came on board, [&hellip

US police arrest dozens in Minnesota protesting black man’s killing

US police arrest dozens in Minnesota protesting black man’s killing

Police in the US state of Minnesota have arrested dozens of protesters participating in a rally over the killing of an African-American man by a police officer earlier this month. Nearly 50 protesters were arrested on Tuesday in St. Paul outside the Minnesota governor’s mansion amid a weeks-long protest over the fatal shooting of 32-year-old [&hellip

Syria grants amnesty to terrorists who lay down arms: Assad

Syria grants amnesty to terrorists who lay down arms: Assad

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad says the government will pardon militants, who turn in their weapons, stressing that the policy has been exercised by Damascus since the beginning of the crisis in the Middle Eastern country. “If they (terrorists) want to return to normal life and lay down arms, they will get amnesty… We have been [&hellip

Killing of civilians in Yemen’s Sarari village war crime:

Killing of civilians in Yemen’s Sarari village war crime:

Iran has strongly condemned the killing of civilians in a village in southwestern Yemen as a “blatant crime against humanity.” “This crime is indicative of the frustration of Saudi-affiliated forces,” Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Wednesday. The Iranian official added that the attacks against the people and their killing in-Sarari village in [&hellip

Doctors Without Borders says northeastern Nigeria ‘close’ to famine

Doctors Without Borders says northeastern Nigeria ‘close’ to famine

Doctors Without Borders says the violence-wracked northeastern region of Nigeria is “close” to famine and must be declared a “top emergency” by the United Nations. The charity group, also known as the MSF by its French acronym, on Wednesday urged the UN to set up emergency food transports to the area, where up to 800,000 [&hellip

All charges dropped Freddie Gray’s murder

All charges dropped Freddie Gray’s murder

US prosecutors have dropped all remaining charges against the police officers who were accused of murdering Freddie Gray, an unarmed African American. Last year, six police officers were charged with multiple crimes, including second-degree murder and involuntary manslaughter in connection with the killing of Gray, 25, who died of a broken neck and severe spinal [&hellip

More than 15,000 detained over failed coup: Turkey

More than 15,000 detained over failed coup: Turkey

Turkey’s interior minister says more than 15,000 people, including 10,000 soldiers, have been detained in the country in the wake of the failed coup of July 15. Broadcaster CNN Turk on Wednesday cited Efkana Ala as saying that a total of 8,113 people have also been formally arrested pending trial. Turkey has issued arrest warrants [&hellip

Political gains behind Rio ban on Russians: Putin

Political gains behind Rio ban on Russians: Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin has held political advantages responsible for the disqualification of some of his country’s athletes at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio, arguing that their absence has impaired the quality of the event. Addressing the Russian Olympic delegation, which is scheduled to depart for Rio on Thursday, Putin stated that those excluded [&hellip