Assad regime drops over 68,000 barrel bombs: Report


Over 10,700 civilians killed from 2012-2017 in regime attacks, says London-based Syrian Network for Human Rights

Deadly typhoon kills over 130 in Philippines

More than 130 people have been killed as tropical storm Vinta, also known as Tembin, caused massive landslides and flash floods in various parts of southern Philippines, local officials said Saturday

Turkish aid agency reaches Syrian baby Karim

Two-month-old Karim Abdallah, who lost both his left eye and his mother in an air strike last month on the Damascus suburb of Eastern Ghouta, has become a symbol of resistance to Bashar al-Assad's regime

Iran: Execution of ten prisoners, including five youths, in two days ..High school student, 21-year-old woman sentenced to death

Coinciding with the 64th United Nations resolution condemning human rights violations in Iran, the mullahs’ regime hanged at least ten prisoners on December . Seven of these individuals were mass executed in Gohardasht Prison of Karaj, west of Tehran

Families of Russian mercenaries killed in Syria left in the dark about their loved ones’ fate


In early October, "Islamic state" published a video showing captured Russians Grigoriy Tsurkanu and Roman Zabolotniy. Russian authorities evaded the issue of Russian captives

US sanctions Myanmar general over 'ethnic cleansing'


The U.S. on Thursday imposed sanctions on a top general in Myanmar for his role in atrocities against Rohingya Muslims

Turkey builds hospital for Rohingya in Bangladesh


Turkey’s Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) is building a field hospital in southeastern Bangladesh for Rohingya refugees who have fled state persecution in Myanmar

Turkish FM speaks up for Jerusalem at UN


"Turkey will never let Al-Quds down. The Palestinian people will never be left alone. The world is bigger than five," he said

UN adopts Jerusalem resolution despite US threats


128 states vote in favor, 9 vote against, 35 others abstain

Sir Lenny Henry Comments Following Commonwealth Games Announcement


Bringing the Commonwealth Games to Birmingham will help boost the profile of a city which should not just be recognised on a national scale, but deserves to be a name that resonates around the world.

Burma: Methodical Massacre at Rohingya Village

The Burmese army carried out systematic killings and rape of several hundred Rohingya Muslims in Tula Toli village in Arakan State on August 30, 2017, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today

Yemen's Houthis fire missile at Riyadh: Reports

Yemen's Shia Houthi rebel group on Tuesday announced it had fired a "ballistic missile" at Saudi capital Riyadh, according to the Houthi-run Al-Masira television channel

Uber driver arrested after British diplomat found strangled in Lebanon

ese Uber driver with a previous arrest for drug use has confessed to the killing of a British woman who worked at the British Embassy in Beirut, a senior Lebanese security source says

Worldwide protests continue against US Jerusalem move


Demonstrations were held in several countries around the world on Saturday to protest U.S. President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as the Israeli capital

Jailed Palestinian child recalls detention, humiliation


A Palestinian minor has recalled his detention and humiliation by Israeli soldiers during protests against U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital

30,000 Iranians sign UN petition seeking inquiry into 1988 massacre


More than 30,000 Iranians of all walks of life have signed a petition addressed to United Nations Secretary General António Guterres calling for an independent investigation into the 1988 massacre of thousands of political prisoners in Iran

Joint Appeal to the UN Security Council to Act on Myanmar’s Rohingya Crisis

In advance of the United Nations Security Council’s December 12 meeting on the situation in Myanmar, we, a global coalition of 69 human rights, faith-based and humanitarian organizations, urgently call on the Council to take immediate action

Dozens of Palestinians hurt in clashes with Israel army


Dozens of Palestinians were injured Monday in confrontations with Israeli army troops amid ongoing protests against last week’s decision by the U.S. to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital

New York police responding to reports of explosion: police tweet


NEW YORK (Reuters) - The New York Police Department was responding to reports of an explosion of unknown origin on Monday morning in midtown Manhattan

Putin orders start of Russian withdrawal from Syria


President Vladimir Putin on Monday ordered the start of a withdrawal of Russian troops from Syria, according to Russian media