17 September 2014 8:54
The United Nations’ human rights office has urged Yemeni officials to probe the recent killing of protesters in the country’s capital, Sana’a.
On Tuesday, Rupert Colville, the spokesperson for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, called for an “independent, prompt and effective investigation” into the recent killing of 9 protesters in the capital.
“As Yemen faces various internal challenges, it is...
14 September 2014 15:09
A new poll shows that support for Scottish independence has risen by eight percentage points above support for union with the UK, just five days before a referendum vote.
The survey, conducted by Britain-based ICM research foundation and released on Sunday, showed that the pro-independence campaign enjoyed 54-percent support compared to the 46 percent for anti-independence campaign.
This is while another study...
12 September 2014 22:32
The September, 11 terrorist attacks in the US were a “deliberate hoax” and “massive deception” by neoconservatives in the Pentagon, in cooperation with US and Israeli intelligence agencies to take the US into war on behalf of Israel, the co-founder of Scholars for 9/11 Truth says.
James Henry Fetzer, who’s also an editor at Veterans Today and a retired professor in...
11 September 2014 11:37
Iran's Judiciary Chief Sadeq Amoli Larijani voiced concern over the negative impacts of Washington's politically-tainted policy towards campaign against terrorism in various countries, saying that alleging attack on the ISIL in Iraq and arming the same group in Syria means a full lack of logic.
"Today the war on terrorism in the West has grown into a double-standard and hypocritical policy...
9 September 2014 23:43
Military sources told that the Syrian army regained Khatab town and the areas if Zor Qsayaa as well as Kherbat Hajam in Hamah countryside.
The Syrian army continued its operations in Jobar neighborhood and in other areas in Damascus, tightening the grip on the terrorists and destroying a number of tunnels in the area.
In the countryside of the southern province of...
9 September 2014 15:58
Iranian and Kazakh officials in a meeting in Astana on Tuesday signed several cooperation agreements in different areas.
The agreements were signed during a ceremony attended by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and his Kazakh counterpart Nursultan Nazarbayev in Kazakhstan's capital today.
The cooperation pacts covered a wide range of areas, including international transportation, trade, industry and five-year cooperation between the two...
6 September 2014 10:43
The United States urged Western allies at a NATO summit Friday to unite in a coalition that could "destroy" ISIL militants in Iraq and Syria.
"There is no time to waste in building a broad international coalition to degrade and, ultimately, to destroy the threat posed by ISIL," Secretary of State John Kerry and Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said in a...
5 September 2014 19:46
The Palestinian Economic Council for Development and Reconstruction (PECDAR) announced on Thursday that reconstructing the Gaza Strip as a result of the recent Israeli war on the enclave would cost a staggering $7.8 billion, Al-Sharq news portal reported.
During a press conference held in Ramallah, PECDAR Minister Mohammed Shtayyeh said: "According to a study prepared by the Council, the process to...
5 September 2014 18:29
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Friday his envoy had signed a "preliminary" truce deal with pro-Russian rebels aimed at halting five months of fighting that has claimed 2,600 lives.
"A preliminary protocol to the ceasefire agreement has been signed in Minsk. This protocol should enter into force on Friday," Poroshenko wrote on his official Twitter account.
4 September 2014 20:33
The United States will fight ISIL until it is no longer a threat in the Middle East and beyond, President Barack Obama said after the terrorist group executed a second American journalist on camera.
"The bottom line is this, our objective is clear and that is to degrade and destroy (ISIL) so that it's no longer a threat not just to...
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