Day: 06/11/2018

Fears grow for 19 missing human rights activists in Egypt

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Source: Fears grow for 19 missing human rights activists in Egypt

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Leave Syria’s Manbij ‘as soon as possible’ – Erdogan tells YPG

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Turkey and the US have been carrying out joint patrols in Manbij as part of a deal that should see the withdrawal of YPG militants from the city to stabilise the Syrian region.

Source: Leave Syria’s Manbij ‘as soon as possible’ – Erdogan tells YPG

Sons of slain Saudi journalist Khashoggi appeal for the return of his body

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Jamal Khashoggi, a Washington Post columnist critical of the Saudi government and its de facto ruler Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, was killed after he entered the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on Oct. 2.

Source: Sons of slain Saudi journalist Khashoggi appeal for the return of his body

US bombs kill Yemeni civilians because Saudis don’t know ‘how to use them’?

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The Saudi-led coalition has killed tens of thousands of Yemeni civilians in air raids without any international repercussions and now Donald Trump has blamed a civilian massacre on the Saudis’ lack of knowledge on how to use the US-made bombs.

Source: US bombs kill Yemeni civilians because Saudis don’t know ‘how to use them’?

US grants temporary Iran oil waivers to eight countries

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The United States announced a new raft of sanctions on Iran on Monday and threatened further action to pressure its old adversary, steps the Islamic Republic condemned as “economic war” and vowed to defy.

Source: US grants temporary Iran oil waivers to eight countries

Why Europe is turning against US policy on Syria and Iran

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Europe’s push for stability in the region, in opposition to US policy, is partly rooted in humanitarian concern but even more strongly in a desire to avoid more chaos at home

Source: Why Europe is turning against US policy on Syria and Iran

Stolen childhoods: Gaza’s injured children struggle to complete education

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Children shot by Israeli forces during protests find it difficult to go back to school and continue their education due to their injuries

Source: Stolen childhoods: Gaza’s injured children struggle to complete education