30 May 2015 9:37
The Islamic Republic of Iran has condemned a recent deadly terrorist attack against Shia worshippers in Saudi Arabia’s Eastern Province.
All measures should be taken to prevent such incidents and combat those who have targeted the security and stability of the region by provoking religious strife, said Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Marziyeh Afkham on Friday.
Cruel, unjustifiable act
Amnesty International also denounced the...
30 May 2015 9:36
A large number of protesters have taken to the streets in New York to voice their anger against police brutality, demanding action against officers involved in the 2014 death of Eric Garner.
The protesters marched from the New York Police Department headquarters in Manhattan to the federal courthouse in Brooklyn on Friday night.
Garner, a 43-year-old African American, was choked to death...
29 May 2015 12:41
A number of Yemeni-Americans who have fled the Saudi aggression against the war-torn Arab country are left stranded in neighboring Djibouti as the US embassy providing them with no assistance, Press TV reports.
The Yemeni-Americans are living under dire conditions at refugee camps in Djibouti.
The refugees arrived in Djibouti after the US said last month it had no immediate plans to...
27 May 2015 17:49
Two Native American tribes have pulled out their representatives from the Maine House due to the US "paternalistic attitude", saying they will not return until “recognized” and “valued”.
The two, the Penobscot Nation and Passamaquoddy Tribe, abandoned seats at the Maine legislature on Tuesday amid a row with Governor Paul LePage, the Guardian reported.
The Native tribes are only allowed to vote...
26 May 2015 15:59
Saudi Arabia has beheaded three more of its nationals convicted of drug trafficking and murder, bringing to 88 the number of such executions in the country so far this year and surpassing the total for all of 2014.
The two convicts were beheaded in the northern region of Jawf on Tuesday, the Saudi Interior Ministry said in a statement carried by...
25 May 2015 7:30
Police in the US city of Cleveland say scores of protesters have been arrested following the acquittal of a white police officer in the 2012 shooting deaths of two unarmed African Americans.
Police said on Sunday that at least 71 people were arrested late on Saturday during protests in Cleveland, Ohio, that flared after a judge ruled that the...
24 May 2015 18:58
Gulf Arab states and Turkey have spectacularly failed to fulfill their pledges to Gaza, contributing to a two-thirds shortfall in promised assistance to the beleaguered enclave, a new report reveals.
Qatar has delivered just 10 percent of the $1 billion it promised, while Saudi Arabia, Turkey and Kuwait between them have handed over just over $50 million of the $900 million...
24 May 2015 12:17
A large number of protesters gathered outside the Cuyahoga County court in Cleveland following the announcement of the acquittal of white police officer Michael Brelo, who fired his gun 49 times and killed Timothy Russell and Malissa Williams in November 2012.
According to the court ruling on Saturday, Brelo knowingly caused serious physical harm to both victims, but did so to...
23 May 2015 8:39
The administrative detainee Khader Adnan’s family called on Friday for a real and effective popular support to his hunger strike declared 17 days ago.
During a solidarity vigil organized in Araba town, Adnan’s father stressed the urgent need for supporting his son’s protest steps against administrative detention policy according to which Palestinian prisoners are held in Israeli jails without trial or...
22 May 2015 7:32
A new protest has been held in Olympia, Washington after a police officer shot and seriously wounded two unarmed African Americans.
The two men, who are stepbrothers identified as Andre Thompson, 24, and Bryson Chaplin, 21, were shot early on Thursday morning on suspicion of shoplifting.
Officer Ryan Donald arrived at a store at around 1 a.m. after receiving calls, reporting attempted...
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