• Two Guantanamo inmates win release after 17 years without charge

    Two Guantanamo inmates win release after 17 years without charge

    The two men were placed in the notorious prison in 2004 after being arrested in 2002. They are said to be Ali al-Hajj al-Sharqawi, 47, and Abd al-Salam al-Hilal, 49, both Yemeni nationals.

  • Deadly clashes in Yemen as Saudi Arabia targeted with 17 drones

    Deadly clashes in Yemen as Saudi Arabia targeted with 17 drones

    Fresh battles have erupted between Yemeni forces and militants loyal to Saudi Arabia in Yemen’s strategic northern city of Marib. The clashes are reported to have left 16 pro-Saudi militants killed.

  • UN calls on Bahrain to release two dissidents on death row

    UN calls on Bahrain to release two dissidents on death row

    A United Nations human rights watchdog has called on the Kingdom of Bahrain to release and also compensate two activists facing the death penalty. Bahraini Security Forces arrested Mohammed Ramadhan, a security guard at the Kingdom’s International airport, and Hussein Moosa, a hotel employee, in early 2014 for allegedly bombing a convoy and killing a police officer.

  • U.S. to replenish Israel’s Iron Dome after Gaza war

    U.S. to replenish Israel’s Iron Dome after Gaza war

    The U.S. Defense Secretary, Lloyd Austin, has confirmed that the Pentagon will restock Israel’s so-called Iron Dome system. The announcement comes two weeks after Israel made the costly replenishment request reportedly to the tune of one billion dollars.

  • Saudia Arabia "to execute" 40 teens

    Saudia Arabia "to execute" 40 teens

    Human Rights activists have raised the alarm over plans by Saudi Arabia to execute more than 40 teenagers. According to monitoring group, Saudi Leaks, the shocking revelation comes just a week after the Kingdom carried out the death penalty for Mustafa al-Darwish, who was sentenced for alleged crimes committed as a minor.

  • Palestinians reject "expiring" vaccines from Israel

    Palestinians reject "expiring" vaccines from Israel

    The Palestinian Prime Minister has ordered the Palestinian Authority to return the first batch of about one million doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine back to Israel because the doses are set to expire very soon.

  • U.S. redeploying military hardware in West Asia

    U.S. redeploying military hardware in West Asia

    The Pentagon says it is cutting the number of troops and anti-missile systems that had been deployed to West Asia. A spokesperson has confirmed a report by the Wall Street Journal, the first media outlet that broke the story, that eight Patriot battery units are being withdrawn from the region.

  • Yemen's Ansarullah will "enter equation" to defend Al-Quds

    Yemen's Ansarullah will "enter equation" to defend Al-Quds

    Yemen’s popular Ansarullah movement says it will be involved should a broader conflict breakout over the Israeli regime’s violations at the holy al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied Jerusalem al-Quds.

  • India's Covid-19 crisis dents PM Modi's image

    By Fatemeh Fazli

    India's Covid-19 crisis dents PM Modi's image

    The devastating Covid-19 crisis in India has irreparably dented the well-crafted image of the country's premier, Narendra Modi, with questions being raised over his style of governance during the pandemic. 

  • Yemen war the worst nightmare of Saudi modern history: researcher

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    Yemen war the worst nightmare of Saudi modern history: researcher

    TEHRAN – A research assistant professor in Gulf politics at Qatar University says that the Saudi uninformed approach in Yemen has transformed the Yemen war into a nightmare of the Saudi modern history.