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Syria: 80 people killed in just over 24 hours

Syria: 80 people killed in just over 24 hours

At least 80 people have been killed in just over 24 hours in suspected Russian and Syrian government shelling in the eastern and southern parts of Syria. The majority of those…

Hariri: Hezbollah’s regional positions ‘unacceptable’

Hariri: Hezbollah’s regional positions ‘unacceptable’

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri has warned Hezbollah against interfering in regional conflicts, saying he postponed his resignation to discuss ways to disassociate Lebanon from wars in neighbouring countries. Speaking during a…

Iran to widen missile range ‘if threatened by Europe

Iran to widen missile range ‘if threatened by Europe

The deputy commander of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards said that Tehran has so far purposely limited the range of its missiles to 2,000 kilometres, but that it would increase the range…

Russia, Iran and Turkey agree to hold ‘Syrian congress’

Russia, Iran and Turkey agree to hold ‘Syrian congress’

Russian President Vladimir Putin has said his Iranian and Turkish counterparts have supported a proposal to hold a “Syrian people’s congress” that will bring together government and opposition figures. The Russian leader…

The UK government’s silence on Myanmar is shameful

The UK government’s silence on Myanmar is shameful

by Lloyd Russell Moyle : A decade ago, the military government in Myanmar cracked down on peaceful protests for economic and political reform, killing an estimated 100 monks and triggering a wave of international diplomatic activity to curb the…

Lebanon’s PM Saad al-Hariri holds off resignation

Lebanon’s PM Saad al-Hariri holds off resignation

Saad al-Hariri has deferred his resignation as Lebanon’s prime minister and has vowed to work with the country’s president Michel Aoun to “protect” the country and maintain its security. “Today…

Rohingya trapped in open-air prison of apartheid

Rohingya trapped in open-air prison of apartheid

by Laura Haigh : Imagine that your son becomes critically ill, but he is not allowed into the nearest hospital for treatment. You need to travel to the market to earn…

‘Devastating’ blast at Nigeria mosque kills at least 50

‘Devastating’ blast at Nigeria mosque kills at least 50

A suicide bomb blast at a mosque in northeastern Nigeria has killed at least 50 people and wounded many others, according to local officials. Police said a teenage bomber targeted the mosque…

Deadly car bombing strikes Iraq’s Tuz Khurmatu

Deadly car bombing strikes Iraq’s Tuz Khurmatu

A suicide car bombing has killed at least 20 people in Tuz Khurmatu, a town in Salaheddin province in northern Iraq, according to local security and medical sources. Dozens more…

Siege of Eastern Ghouta: A blot on world’s conscience

Siege of Eastern Ghouta: A blot on world’s conscience

by Osama Bin Javaid : It was a tiring surgical operation, but for the nurses at the Damascus Specialist Hospital in Eastern Ghouta, the work was still not done. After the…

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