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Yusuf al-Qaradawi sentenced to life in prison in Egypt

Yusuf al-Qaradawi sentenced to life in prison in Egypt

An Egyptian military court has sentenced eight people to death, including four in absentia, for alleged involvement in acts of violence in 2015. Another 17 people were sentenced to life…

Rohingya refugees to return ‘within two years

Rohingya refugees to return ‘within two years

The UN has raised concerns over the return of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees, who fled a military crackdown in Myanmar’s Rakhine State, within the next two years as agreed upon…

‘Beyond comprehension’: Myanmar admits killing Rohingya

‘Beyond comprehension’: Myanmar admits killing Rohingya

Amnesty International has called for an independent investigation as the Myanmar army admitted for the first time that its soldiers murdered 10 Rohingya Muslims. The remains of the victims in question were found…

Saudi arrests 11 princes over economic protest: SPA

Saudi arrests 11 princes over economic protest: SPA

Saudi authorities have arrested 11 princes for staging a protest in the capital, Riyadh, against the kingdom’s austerity measures, according to state media. The announcement by SPA news agency late…

Civilians die in air raids on Syria’s Eastern Ghouta

Civilians die in air raids on Syria’s Eastern Ghouta

At least 23 civilians have been killed in aerial bombardment carried out by Syrian government forces in rebel-held parts of the Eastern Ghouta district, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human…

Iran accuses ‘enemies’ as US seeks emergency UN session

Iran accuses ‘enemies’ as US seeks emergency UN session

Iran’s supreme leader has blamed external “enemies” for heightening turmoil in the country, as the death toll in ongoing nationwide anti-government rallies has passed 20. The comments by Ayatollah Ali…

Saudi-led coalition air raids ‘kill 10 women’ in Yemen

Saudi-led coalition air raids ‘kill 10 women’ in Yemen

At least eight women and two girls heading home from a wedding have been killed in an air attack in central-west Yemen, a health official has told. Saba news agency, aligned…

Bomb and gun attack on Quetta church kills eight

Bomb and gun attack on Quetta church kills eight

by Asad Hashim : A suicide bomb and gun attack on a church in the western Pakistani city of Quetta has killed at least eight people and wounded dozens of others, hospital officials say.…

Saudi Arabia releases billionaire Sabih al-Masri

Saudi Arabia releases billionaire Sabih al-Masri

Palestinian billionaire businessman Sabih al-Masri has been released by Saudi authorities following his detention last week. Al-Masri told the Reuters news agency on Sunday that he was treated with “respect” by the…

Thousands of Rohingya ‘killed in crackdown onset’

Thousands of Rohingya ‘killed in crackdown onset’

At least 6,700 Rohingya were killed by Myanmar security forces in one month following a government-led crackdown in the country’s Rakhine state in late August, according to Doctors Without Borders (MSF). The figure, published on…

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