Day: 11/09/2018

Egypt sentences 75 to death, hundreds to jail over 2013 sit-in that ended in bloodshed | The Japan Times

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An Egyptian court on Saturday issued death sentences for 75 people, including prominent Islamist leaders, and jailed more than 600 others over a 2013 sit-i

Source: Egypt sentences 75 to death, hundreds to jail over 2013 sit-in that ended in bloodshed | The Japan Times

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U.S. energy chief to meet Russian, Saudi counterparts ahead of Iran..

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U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry will meet his counterparts from Saudi Arabia and Russia starting on Monday, sources familiar with the matter said, as the Trump administration encourages oil-producing countries to keep output up two months before it is due to renew sanctions on Iran’s crude exports.

Source: U.S. energy chief to meet Russian, Saudi counterparts ahead of Iran..

Israeli music scene jolted by international boycott movement

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JERUSALEM: Israel’s Meteor Festival was meant to bring together indie groups from around the world in what organizers billed as a Woodstock-like “cutting edge musical journey that surpasses borders

Source: Israeli music scene jolted by international boycott movement

Trump administration to take tough stance against International Criminal Court

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The United States on Monday will adopt an aggressive posture against the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague, threatening sanctions against its judges if they proceed with an investigation into alleged war crimes committed by Americans in Afghanistan. President Donald Trump’s national security adviser, John Bolton, is to make the announcement in a midday speech to the Federalist Society, a conservative group, in Washington. It will be his first major address since joining the…

Source: Trump administration to take tough stance against International Criminal Court

Egypt’s Court Sentences 75 People to Death over Rabaa Al Adaweya Case

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The Cairo Criminal Court sentenced 75 former Muslim Brotherhood (MB) members to death on Saturday over the Rabaa Al Adaweya dispersal, which resulted in the deaths of hundreds. Among those […]

Source: Egypt’s Court Sentences 75 People to Death over Rabaa Al Adaweya Case

Why More And More Countries Are Blocking Arms Sales To Saudi Arabia And The UAE

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Countries that are restricting arms sales include Belgium, Canada, Finland Germany and Norway, as criticism mounts of the brutal Saudi campaign in Yemen

Source: Why More And More Countries Are Blocking Arms Sales To Saudi Arabia And The UAE