Home Archive by category latest news (Page 7)

latest news

latest news

A Geneva – Based NGO Condemns Israeli War Crimes in Gaza

The Gaza Strip has been under Israeli siege for 13 years and recent escalation against the Gaza Strip, from Friday 3 to Sunday 5 May 2019, has claimed the lives of 32 Palestinians. The majority of them are civilian casualties including two women, their two sons and a girl. In addition to this, nearly 100 Palestinians have been injured during the continuing Israeli bombing
latest news

Amir meets Iraqi Oil Minister

The Amir HH Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al Thani met Deputy Prime Minister for Energy Affairs and Oil Minister of Iraq Thamir Abbas al Ghadhban at the Amiri Diwan on Sunday. At the outset of the meeting, the minister conveyed the greetings of Iraq President Dr Barham Salih to the Amir and his wishes of further development and prosperity to the Qatari people. The Amir entrusted
latest news

Press briefing notes on Iran and Hungary

Spokesperson for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights: Ravina Shamdasani Location: Geneva Date: 3 May 2019 1) Iran GENEVA (3 May 2019) – The execution of two 17-year-old boys in Iran on charges of rape and robbery, after a trial that appears to have seriously breached fundamental due process guarantees, is deplorable, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle
latest news

Migrants die while detained in inhumane conditions in Yemen

Aden—The International Organization for Migration (IOM) is alarmed by reports of migrants dying of preventable illnesses, being shot and suffering other inhumane treatment in makeshift detention centres in Yemen, now in its fifth year of conflict. IOM is monitoring the conditions of some 5,000 migrants from the Horn of Africa held across three sites –-two sports stadiums
latest news

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 instability in Iraq have disproportionately affected Iraqs most vulnerable people,
latest news

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
latest news

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,
latest news

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