Jolie: 'Genuine commitment' to help Rohingya needed

fter visiting Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, Angelina Jolie on Tuesday urged officials in neighboring Myanmar to show “genuine commitment” to end the cycle of violence and displacement and improve the conditions for all communities in Rakhine state, bordering Bangladesh


Hakeem AlAraibi to remain in Thai prison after bail rejected

Hakeem Al Araibi will face 60 more days in a Thai prison after his request for bail was rejected in a Bangkok court

Venezuela: Maduro writes pope, seeking help

Venezuela's president has written a letter to Pope Francis asking for his help in resolving the country's political crisis, according to local sources

Assad regime illegitimate, far from promising future'Turkey’s presidential spokesman said

The Assad regime in neighboring Syria is illegitimate and far from promising any future for the country, Turkey’s presidential spokesman said

Iranian regime’s lies and concealments in atomic projects

After the nuclear agreement, Mrs. Rajavi had warned about the mullahs’ deceptions

Hakeem AlAraibi's wife asks Thailand's Prime Minister to 'please help my husband come home'

I am frightened for my husband's life and our future," she wrote, asking media to refer to her only as Mr AlAraibi's wife

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison urges Thailand to free detained soccer player

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has urged Thailand to stop the extradition to Bahrain of a detained soccer player who has refugee status in Australia, his office said

Khashoggi probe: UN expert visits Saudi Consulate site

A UN official visiting Turkey on Tuesday to investigate the killing last fall of a Saudi journalist inspected the grounds of the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, where he was killed

War declared against Venezuela's government, says envoy

A war has been declared against Venezuela’s system of government, the country’s ambassador to Turkey Jose Gregorio Bracho Reyes said on Friday

UN official due in Turkey for Khashoggi killing probe


A UN official on extrajudicial executions will be in Turkey next week for an international probe of last fall's killing of a Saudi journalist in Istanbul, UN sources told Anadolu Agency on Thursday

Malaysia names new king


Malaysian royals on Thursday met to choose a new king after the previous monarch abdicated his post following his reported marriage to a Russian beauty queen, local media reported

Venezuelan army rejects 'self-proclaimed president'


Venezuelan army will not accept an imposed president of the republic, the nation's defense minister said Wednesday, after an opposition leader declared himself as interim president

At least 5 shot dead in hostage situation in at Florida bank

At least five people have been shot dead after a gunman stormed a bank in Florida and barricaded himself inside, with the suspect arrested

Netanyahu says attacks on Iranian targets in Syria will intensify if need be



After taking responsibility on Sunday morning for Saturday’s air attacks against Iranian arms warehouses at the Damascus International Airport, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu  went a step further

US: Louisville airport renamed to honor Muhammad Ali

Louisville International Airport in the U.S. state of Kentucky has been renamed after the city's legendary boxer Muhammad Ali, where he was born and raised

Rohingya long for an end to their suffering

Rohingya Muslims, forced to emigrate from their homeland to escape oppression and horrific massacres, cannot escape their painful memories

The Iranian people’s right to resistance and freedom needs to be recognized

Mrs. Maryam Rajavi welcomed the United States’ distancing itself from policies whose first victims have been the Iranian people and the Iranian Resistance

Human rights group urges for int'l probe into Khashoggi


The slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi case should become a subject of an international probe, an Amnesty International Turkey official said.

US lawmakers demand justice for Khashoggi 100 days on

U.S. lawmakers on Thursday demanded justice for slain Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi, 100 days after he was brutally slain by Saudi agents

Iran : protests by teachers more frequent, organized and expansive

Since anti-government demonstrations erupted throughout Iran in December 2017 , strikes have become a popular way for citizens of different walks of life and social classes to protest the corruption and inefficiency of the Iranian regime