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Saudi Arabia 'arrests women's rights activists'

Sat, 19 May 2018 - 8:54am
Saudi authorities detained seven women's rights defenders since May 15, Human Rights Watch says.

Pakistan: Student Sabika Sheikh killed in Texas school shooting

Sat, 19 May 2018 - 8:40am
Sabika Sheikh, 17, was among at least 10 schoolchildren killed when a gunman opened fire at the Sante Fe High School.

Venezuela elections: Maduro bans rivals

Sat, 19 May 2018 - 8:29am
Venezuelans will head to the polls against a backdrop of a worsening economic, social and healthcare situation.

Ebola vaccines to start in DR Congo on Sunday

Sat, 19 May 2018 - 8:02am
Vaccines, including a new experimental drug, have been sent to the DRC to try to contain the latest Ebola outbreak.

Cuba: Three survivors after plane with 110 aboard crashes

Sat, 19 May 2018 - 7:51am
Two days of national mourning declared after Boeing 737 crashes near Havana's Jose Marti airport, state media says.

The bias in Israeli media coverage of Gaza protests

Sat, 19 May 2018 - 7:35am
Many Israeli journalists rely on the military for information and access to areas where news is happening. Fear of losing that access stops reporters from challenging the military’s narrative that the protesters were trying to invade Israel.

DRC: Three new Ebola cases confirmed in city of Mbandaka

Sat, 19 May 2018 - 7:33am
Outbreak, first reported in a remote rural area, has its first confirmed case in Mbandaka, a city of 1.2 million.

Gaza violence: Iranian scholars demand justice

Sat, 19 May 2018 - 6:51am
This Friday, Iranians dedicated their protests and their prayers to the people of Palestine.

OIC Palestine pledge calls for international protection

Sat, 19 May 2018 - 6:46am
The pledge was issued during the extraordinary summit called in Istanbul on Friday.

Erdogan calls on Muslim countries to unite and confront Israel

Fri, 18 May 2018 - 4:41pm
Turkish president tells OIC leaders that Israel must be held accountable for the killing of Palestinians in Gaza Strip.

The burning frustration of the Palestinian people

Fri, 18 May 2018 - 4:27pm
Why do so many Palestinians believe Arab nations are not doing enough to end their plight?

Texas teen charged after deadly shooting in Santa Fe school

Fri, 18 May 2018 - 4:08pm
At least 10 people are killed and 10 others are wounded after gunman opens fire at school in US state of Texas.

Chile's bishops offer to resign en masse over sex abuse cover-up

Fri, 18 May 2018 - 2:22pm
In a leaked document, the pope blamed the Chilean church hierarchy for 'grave defects' in handling sex abuse cases.

Venezuela in a quagmire

Fri, 18 May 2018 - 1:43pm
With the main opposition parties boycotting the polls, President Nicolas Maduro poised for re-election despite a low approval rating.

Tens of thousands enter al-Aqsa Mosque for Ramadan's first Friday

Fri, 18 May 2018 - 1:29pm
West Bank residents, who are usually denied entry, arrive at al-Aqsa mosque in first Friday of the Muslim holy month.

UN votes to send war crimes investigators to Gaza

Fri, 18 May 2018 - 12:12pm
UN Human Rights Council decides to urgently dispatch investigators to probe Israel's killing of Palestinians in Gaza.

Russian ex-spy Sergei Skripal discharged from UK hospital

Fri, 18 May 2018 - 11:56am
Sergei Skripal would not have survived if a military-grade agent had been used, says Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Malaysia: Bags of cash, jewellery seized from Najib's properties

Fri, 18 May 2018 - 11:39am
Handbags stuffed with cash, a number of jewellery items and hundreds of expensive purses were among items seized from apartment units and homes owned by former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak's family, during the second night of police raids in

UN votes to send war crimes investigators to Gaza

Fri, 18 May 2018 - 11:26am
UN Human Rights Council decides to urgently dispatch experts to probe Israel's killing of Palestinians in Gaza.

UN rights chief: Israel's Gaza response 'wholly disproportionate'

Fri, 18 May 2018 - 9:42am
Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein slams Israel for killing Palestinian protesters caged in 'toxic slum from birth to death'.