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

Iran’s Regime Violates Human Rights at Home and Plots Terrorism in Europe.. 150 MEPs call for Expelling Iran Intelligence Agents from EU

The signatories are from the six major political groups in the European Parliament and represent 27 EU Member States. They include 4 Vice-Presidents of the European Parliament and 14 Committee and Delegation Chairs

US president refuses to hear Khashoggi death tape

U.S. President Donald Trump has no plans to listen to an audiotape of the Oct. 2 killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul

Iran Uprising - No. 224 The brave workers of the Haft Tappeh Sugar Cane Mill interrupted state Friday prayers in the city of Shush on the twelfth day of their strike

Frustrated workers of Haft Tappeh Sugar Cane Industrial Complex continued their strike for the twelfth day on Friday, November 16, with a rally in front of the governorate of Shush and demonstrations in the streets of the city

Absentee funeral prayer held in Istanbul for Khashoggi


A funeral prayer in absentia for slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was held in Istanbul's Fatih Mosque

Iran: Mass Execution of 10 Prisoners in Gohardasht Prison

The insidious and broken regime of Velayat-e Faqih hanged 10 prisoners in Gohardasht Prison in Karaj, in a heinous crime on the morning of Wednesday, November 14

US sanctions 17 individuals tied to Khashoggi murder

The U.S. on Thursday sanctioned 17 people tied to the murder of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi, including the Saudi Consul General in Istanbul Mohammad al-Otaibi

Saudi Arabia charges 11 in relation to Khashoggi murder

Saudi Arabia’s chief prosecutor’s office on Thursday announced it had charged 11 out of 21 suspects in relation to the murder early last month of journalist Jamal Khashoggi

Crisis Group urges halt to forced Rohingya repatriation

The Brussels-based think tank International Crisis Group (ICG) urged Bangladesh to halt the plan to return Rohingya refugees to Myanmar

UK presses Saudi Arabia for Khashoggi murderers

British foreign made clear to Saudi Arabian officials that those responsible for Jamal Khashoggi’s murder must be held accountable, Prime Minister Theresa May said

PLO chief urges international protection of Gaza

The head of the Palestine Liberation Organization urged the international community Tuesday to protect Gaza following Israeli airstrikes on the enclave