French police use pepper spray against Yellow Vests


French police used pepper spray against Yellow Vest protesters along the Champs-Elysees in the capital Paris on Saturday

US: Russia, Syrian regime carried out false flag attack

The U.S. on Friday lashed out at the Syrian regime and its principal supporter, saying they "falsely" blamed rebels and extremist groups for conducting a chlorine attack in northwestern Aleppo last month

Germany: Kramp-Karrenbauer elected Merkel’s successor

Chancellor Angela Merkel’s preferred candidate Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer has won the race on for the leadership of the ruling Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party

UN rejects US proposal to condemn Hamas


The UN General Assembly narrowly rejected a U.S.-sponsored resolution Thursday seeking to condemn Hamas

Chinese scientist who edited twin girls' genes He Jiankui missing for over a week

Chinese scientist He Jiankui shocked the world by announcing he edited the genes of twin sisters, Nana and Lulu, but now he may be missing

Egypt court jails Muslim Brotherhood leader for life

An Egyptian court on Wednesday slapped six people, including the leader of the Muslim Brotherhood group, with life sentences for violence-related charges, according to a local judicial source

UN urges international inquiry on Khashoggi killing


The Oct. 2 killing in Istanbul of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi should face an international probe, just not one by the UN, said the UN human rights chief

Turkey: Arrest warrants out for ex-Saudi officials



An Istanbul court on Wednesday issued arrest warrants for two former Saudi officials for the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi

Bin Salman 'complicit' in Khashoggi murder: US Senator

The Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia Mohammed bin Salman is "complicit" in the murder of Jamal Khashoggi, a senator said

Iran using teams of hit squads to silence critics of its attempts to meddle in Iraqi politics, officials say

The hit squads are said to have been deployed on the orders of Qassem Suleimani, the commander of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards’ elite Quds Force, with the aim of intimidating Iraqi opponents of Iranian interference in Iraqi politics

Israel says Hezbollah tunnel found on Lebanon border


The Israeli military said Tuesday a cross-border tunnel was discovered near border with Lebanon.

Khashoggi murder is world's issue, says Erdogan

The murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi is not an issue of Turkey but of the whole world, said Turkish president

Iran Uprising – No. 232 Arrest of labor activists and suppressive measures to end the Haft Tappeh sugarcane strike

The anti-human clerical regime, which has become furious and aggravated by the strike and demonstrations of brave workers of the Haft Tappeh sugar cane mill, on Thursday November 29 arrested Mr. Ali Nejati, former

Syrian opposition dismisses poison-gas claims

Syrian opposition dismissed on Saturday (Nov. 24) Assad regime accusations they used poison gas to attack Assad-held Aleppo city

Myanmar fails to address mistreatment of Rohingya: NYT

Myanmar's plan to repatriate Rohingya who fled the country from persecution fails to address the country's mistreatment of the Muslim minority, The New York Times said

Riyadh says reports on torture of activists 'baseless'

In one reported instance, one of the activists was made to hang from the ceiling, and according to another testimony, one of the detained women was reportedly subjected to sexual harassment by interrogators wearing face masks

Ireland 'very concerned' over situation in Myanmar

Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney said he remains gravely concerned over the situation in Myanmar and the plight of refugees there

Iran: Three executions in public in Shiraz simultaneously with the rise of popular protests

On Wednesday morning of November 21, the inhumane clerical regime, in a brutal act, hanged three prisoners collectively in public in Shiraz on the mullah-made charge of moharebeh (fighting with God).

Detainees in Hama prison begin 2nd week of hunger strike

Syrian detainees are now in the second week of a hunger strike that they started on Monday (Nov. 12) at Hama prison in protest at their continued detention, and unlawful death sentences of their fellow detainees