Saudi woman seeking asylum in Australia 'detained in Bangkok airport'

An 18-year-old Saudi woman on her way to seek asylum in Australia is being held in an airport hotel in Bangkok, and says her family will kill her if she is forced back to Saudi Arabia.

UN: Saudi trial into Khashoggi killing ‘not sufficient’


The United Nations Human Rights Office spokeswoman said on Friday that a trial taking place in Saudi Arabia into Oct. 2 killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi was "not sufficient"

Erdogan wishes peace, stability across globe in 2019


Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday wished "peace and tranquility" for all humanity across the world in 2019

Turkish TV shows men allegedly carrying remains of Jamal Khashoggi in suitcases..Video

A Turkish pro-government television channel has broadcast video showing men carrying suitcases purportedly containing the remains of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi into the residence of his country’s consul general in Istanbul

Iran: Bus Accident Kills Ten Students

The teachers and educators of Isfahan and Urmia held protests against low salaries and imprisonment of teachers on Dec 29, 2018. Women had extensive participation in these protests and gatherings

Assad’s government is doubling down on the killing of political prisoners as the civil war heads toward its conclusion

As Syria’s government consolidates control after years of civil war, President Bashar al-Assad’s army is doubling down on executions of political prisoners, with military judges accelerating the pace they issue death sentences, according to survivors of the country’s most notorious prison.

Indonesia: Sunda Strait tsunami death toll rises to 373


The death toll from Saturday’s tsunami on Indonesia’s Sunda Strait has risen to 373, the national disaster agency said

Turkey offers condolonces to Indonesian tsunami victims

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday offered his condolences to Indonesia over a deadly tsunami which hit the country

Indonesia: Sunda Strait tsunami death toll rises to 222

Death toll from the tsunami which hit Indonesia's Sunda Strait Saturday night has risen to 222, according to the country’s national disaster agency

Saudi Prince Talal bin Abdulaziz passes away at 88

Prince Talal bin Abdulaziz, a member of the Saudi royal family, died on Saturday at the age of 88, according to Saudi news channel Al-Arabiya

France: Death toll climbs to 10 in Yellow Vest protests


A driver was accidentally killed on Friday in the fifth week of the Yellow Vest protests in the southern French city of Perpignan, bringing the total number of people killed since the start of the protests to 10

'Rohingya fleeing Myanmar in boats part of genocide'

A London-based rights group on Thursday said that Rohingya fleeing Myanmar’s Rakhine State in boats were a living example of the ongoing genocide by the state

US withdrawal from Syria ‘a victory’ for Erdogan

The US withdrawal from Syria is “a diplomatic victory” for Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan


Flights suspended at London's Gatwick Airport after reports of drone sightings

Passengers flying via London's Gatwick Airport will face at least another 24 hours of disruption after several drone sightings forced Britain's second-busiest airport to shut its runway, causing delays to thousands of Christmas travellers

Albania expels Iranian diplomats on national security grounds

Albania has expelled Iran’s ambassador and another diplomat for “damaging its national security”, the foreign ministry said

UN GENERAL ASSEMBLY ADOPTS 65TH RESOLUTION CENSURING RIGHTS ABUSES IN IRAN

Maryam Rajavi: Referring the regime's crimes, especially the 1988 massacre, to the UN Security Council, is the Iranian people’s right and a prerequisite for peace

‘Turkey would back UN plan for new Syrian constitution’

Turkey supports an anticipated UN plan to form a commission on Syria to rewrite the war-torn country's constitution, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said Tuesday

France: Yellow Vest protests cost shopping malls $2.27B

Weeks of Yellow Vest protests have cost French shopping malls €2 billion ($2.27 billion), a national trade group said on Monday

Iran: Security forces raided the home of More than a Dozens of steelworkers in Ahvaz

Authorities raided the homes of dozens of protesting National Steel Group workers. Iranian regime security forces have been raiding the homes of these workers since midnight & arrests continue to noon on Monday

Syrian Turkmen, Arabs back Turkey’s planned operation

Syrian Arabs and Turkmen on Sunday voiced their support for a planned Turkish military operation east of the Euphrates River against the YPG/PKK terrorist group