Bahraini rights activist Nabeel Rajab just exercising legitimate right to free speech: Human Rights Watch

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Bahraini rights activist Nabeel Rajab just exercising legitimate right to free speech: Human Rights Watch

Prominent Bahraini human rights activist Nabeel Rajab (Photo by Reuters) Human Rights Watch has strongly censured the Bahraini regime over keeping prominent human rights activist and pro-democracy campaigner Nabeel Rajab behind bars over his criticism of the ruling Al Khalifah family and the Wahhabi ideology. Kenneth Roth, the executive director […]

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Victory over Daesh, defeat of divisive plots: Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei

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Victory over Daesh, defeat of divisive plots: Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says the victory over the Daesh terrorist group in Iraq and Syria is tantamount to the defeat of plots to sow division and wage a civil war in the Middle East. Ayatollah Khamenei […]

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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani extols regional efforts to uproot Daesh terror group

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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani extols regional efforts to uproot Daesh terror group

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani speaks during a gathering in the capital Tehran on November 21, 2017. (Photo by President.ir) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has lauded the defeat of the Daesh terror group in Iraq and Syria, thanking all the nations and forces who pooled their resources to crush the remnants […]

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Iraq sentences former governor Amer Salman Yaqoub to jail for misuse of public assets

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Iraq sentences former governor Amer Salman Yaqoub to jail for misuse of public assets

Amer Salman Yaqoub, the former governor of Iraq’s eastern province of Diyala The Iraqi Commission of Integrity, a body responsible for investigating corruption and affiliated to the country’s parliament, says judiciary officials have sentenced a former governor of the eastern province of Diyala to jail after being found guilty of corruption. […]

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Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe finally resigns: Parliament speaker Jacob Mubenda

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Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe finally resigns: Parliament speaker Jacob Mubenda

This file photo shows Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe. Robert Mugabe, the aging president of Zimbabwe, who had resisted a military coup and calls for his resignation for almost two weeks, has finally declared his resignation in a letter sent to the country’s parliament speaker. Jacob Mubenda said Tuesday that he […]

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US homes sales accelerate; supply still a constraint

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US homes sales accelerate; supply still a constraint

A US flag decorates a for-sale sign at a home in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Washington, August 21, 2012. (Photo by Reuters) US home sales increased more than expected in October as hurricane-related disruptions dissipated, but a chronic shortage of houses which is pushing prices beyond the reach of […]

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