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Violations Against Hundreds of Pro-Saleh Detainees in Houthi Prisons

Violations Against Hundreds of Pro-Saleh Detainees in Houthi Prisons

The Yemeni pro-Iranian group has threatened to execute military detainees, who are loyal to former President Ali Abdullah Saleh, on charges of participating in the uprising the latter has called for last month and ended with his death and abuse of his relatives and hundreds of members of his party,

Erdogan: Turkish Operation in Syria’s Afrin to Be Backed by Opposition

Erdogan: Turkish Operation in Syria’s Afrin to Be Backed by Opposition

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced on Tuesday that the military operation his country is planning on waging against Kurdish forces in Syria’s Afrin region will be backed by Syrian opposition fighters. In recent days, Erdogan has repeatedly warned of an imminent incursion in Afrin af

Tripoli: Dozens of Victims in Violent Clashes Between ‘Buqarah,’ ‘Deterrent’ Militias

The Libyan capital witnessed Monday heavy arms clashes near the International Airport and a local prison, killing up to 16 people, injuring dozens of others and disrupting air traffic amid information that the attackers were seeking the release of radical prisoners. "The criminal militia known as

PLO Central Council Announces Suspension of Oslo Agreement

PLO Central Council Announces Suspension of Oslo Agreement

The Central Council of the Palestine Liberation Organization decided to establish the Palestinian National Authority to be the core of the Palestinian State and to reconsider the recognition of Israel until the latter recognizes the State of Palestine with Jerusalem as its capital. The PLO Centr

Israel Extends Detention of Palestinian Teenager Tamimi

Israel Extends Detention of Palestinian Teenager Tamimi

A Palestinian court extended for at least two more days on Monday the detention of Palestinian teenager Ahed al-Tamimi for slapping Israeli soldiers. Tamimi, 16, was filmed in December outside her family home, pushing, kicking and slapping the soldiers, who fended off the blows without retaliatin

Russia’s Lavrov Warns against Attempts to Partition Syria

Russia’s Lavrov Warns against Attempts to Partition Syria

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov warned on Monday that establishing a zone for US-backed fighters in Syria in could lead to the division of the war-torn country. “Yesterday, the US announced that it wants to help the so-called Syrian Democratic Forces to set up safe zones,” he said during h

Sudan Backs Down from Accusing Egypt, Eritrea of Threatening its Security

Sudan Backs Down from Accusing Egypt, Eritrea of Threatening its Security

The Sudanese government has withdrawn its accusations against Egypt and Eritrea of mobilizing military forces along its eastern borders and justified massive military build-up by the Sudanese army in the area of Kassala near Eritrea by saying there were possible threats from Sudanese armed oppositio

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