Middle East

52 arrested across Egypt during anti-government protests

52 arrested across Egypt during anti-government protests

Dozens of supporters of Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood movement and Anti-Coup Alliance have been arrested during fresh anti-government protest rallies across the country, Press TV reports. The demonstrations took place on Friday and covered several provinces across the North African country, including the capital city, Cairo. During the rallies, protesters chanted slogans against Egypt’s military-backed government. According […]

Saudi Arabia presents curtain of Holy Kaaba to UN

Saudi Arabia presents curtain of Holy Kaaba to UN

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia handed the ‘Kiswa’- the cloth that cover the kaaba at the headquarters of the United Nations. The UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon welcomed with pleasure the reinstallation of the curtain of the door of Holy Kaaba. On Tuesday, Saudi Arabia’s permanent representative to the UN Abdullah Al- Muallami and […]

Israeli forces shoot dead Palestinian man in house raid

Israeli forces shoot dead Palestinian man in house raid

Israeli forces have broken into a house and killed a 52-year-old Palestinian man in a village north of Hebron in the occupied West Bank. Falah Abu Maria was shot in the chest two times from a relatively close range, according to medical sources, on Thursday in Beit Ummar village while he was trying to help […]

Palestine to lodge ICC complaint over baby’s death

Palestine to lodge ICC complaint over baby’s death

The Palestine Liberation Organization has said it holds Israel’s government “fully responsible” for the death of an 18-month-old baby in an arson attack in the occupied West Bank and will lodge a complaint with the International Criminal Court (ICC). The death of the baby boy on Friday morning was roundly condemned around the world, including […]

Palestinian baby burned to death in West Bank attack

Palestinian baby burned to death in West Bank attack

A Palestinian boy was killed at dawn on Friday after suffering severe burns following an attack by Jewish extremists on a village near the northern West Bank city of Nablus, a medical source told Anadolu Agency. “Ali Saeed Dawabsheh, one, was burned to death after Jewish settlers attacked a house in Duma village in the […]

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