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Protecting the rights of minorities in Iraq

For minorities to be able to enjoy equal rights and participate in decision-making, an important place to start is providing education in their mother toungue. Inclusion through education was the topic of a workshop held in Erbil by NPA and partners. [contfnewc] The humanitarian crisis and
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CRS BRACES FOR CYCLONE FANI IN INDIA AND BANGLADESH

As Cyclone Fani barrels toward India and Bangladesh, CRS prepares its response BALTIMORE, MARYLAND, May 2, 2019 – Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is preparing for Cyclone Fani to make landfall with teams in India and Bangladesh ready to respond to emergency needs in the storms immediate aftermath. “Given the size and strength of this storm, it has the potential to leave a
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Arbikie donates to motor neurone disease charities

Arbikie Distillery was founded by the Stirling brothers, who named AKs Gin after their father, Alex Kirkood Stirling, who died after suffering with MND for several years. The brothers will continue working with MND Scotland and the Euan MacDonald Research Centre charities to ensure the fundraising helps those affected by the illness. Iain Stirling, Arbikie director,
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UAE spy detained by Turkey kills self in prison, reports say

One of the two UAE spies apprehended by Turkey earlier this month committed suicide in Silivri prison, reports said early Monday.[contfnewc] Turkey arrested the two intelligence operatives, who confessed to spying on Arab nationals on behalf of the UAE, in Istanbul on April 15. One of them is suspected of having connections to the murder of dissident Saudi journalist Jamal
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Ashland Library’s first ‘Food For Fines’ a success

ASHLAND – Last month, Ashland Public Library tried something new. The library agreed to give patrons a clean slate, wiping out overdue fines in exchange for donations of non-perishable foods and household items for local charities. In just one week, the library collected 736 items for Associated Charities, Ashland County Council on Aging, Catholic Charities, Rape Crisis
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Vodafone makes 5G available in homes in Qatar

Tribune News Network Doha Vodafone Qatar continues its leadership in driving digital innovation with news that it is making 5G technology commercially available with the launch of its latest innovation- Vodafone GigaHome- the new home internet solution. Vodafone GigaHome covers every size house with guaranteed Wi-Fi in every roomusing a state of the art Giga- Wi-Fi
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Qatari Emir in Rwanda for three-day state visit

The Emir of Qatar, His Highness Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, arrived in Rwanda on Sunday, leading a high-powered delegation of senior government officials and business executives from the Gulf state. He is in the country for a three-day state visit. Upon his arrival yesterday, the Emir, together with his host, President Paul Kagame witnessed the signing of four bilateral
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Thousands protest in Moroccan capital for release of activists

Thousands of people have protested in Morocco’s capital Rabat, demanding the release of 42 activists who had rallied against corruption and unemployment. Sunday’s “march of the Moroccan people” was organised by political and civil rights groups, as well as the families of detainees. It comes weeks after a court upheld prison sentences for the activists, who held protests