Saturday, 11 July, 2020
Sons of murdered Saudi journalist Khashoggi 'forgive' killers
The sons of murdered Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi said on Friday they "forgive" the killers of their father, an announcement analysts said effectively grants clemency to five convicted people on death row.
Pompeo in Israel to talk annexation as Palestinian rage boils over

Countries move to evacuate, restrict citizens amid Iranian attack on US bases in Iraq
Countries have been warning their citizens to prepare for evacuation from and avoid traveling to Iraq, following retaliatory missile attacks by Iran against two US military bases in the Arab country.
Ukrainian passenger jet crashes in Iran, killing all on-board passengers
A Ukrainian passenger plane with 176 people on board has crashed shortly after take-off from the international airport south of the Iranian capital, Tehran, killing all those aboard.
Iranian Supreme Leader vows harsh revenge following assassination of Quds Force Chief
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says those who assassinated IRGC Quds Force Commander Major General Qassem Soleimani must await a harsh revenge.
OIC calls for ensuring safety of Indian Muslims, protection of holy places in India
The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has shown serious concern over India’s controversial citizenship law affecting the country’s Muslims, and called for ensuring their safety as the Indian security forces are manhandling the protestors.
Ghani sets to win second presidential term
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani appears to win a second term, after preliminary election results showed that he secured 50.64% of the vote in the September 28 election, officials declared results today.
Genocide of Muslims in Kashmir, Assam a step away: Genocide Watch warns
An internationally acclaimed expert on genocide has grimly warned that Muslims in the Indian state of Assam and Indian occupied Kashmir (IoK) are just one step away from extermination, as he drew parallels between Narendra Modi’s government and Germany under the Nazis.
Netanyahu to contest election for third time in a year
After months of deadlock in negotiations, the Zionist state is moving towards third election in a year. The turmoil happened for the first time in the history of Jewish state due to the indictment of the prime minister over corruption charges.
Pompeo meets King Salman, MBS in Riyadh
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with Saudi King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman on Monday in Riyadh, where he is visiting for talks on a range of Middle East crises, topped by the conflicts in Syria and Yemen, threats from Iran and the Saudi response to the killing of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi last year.
White House asked Pentagon to 'draw up plans to strike Iran': report
The White House demanded that the military draft plans for strikes on Iran after attacks in Iraq last year, sparking concern at the Pentagon and State Department, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday.
US and Israel exit UN cultural agency, claiming bias
The United States and Israel officially quit of the United Nation's educational, scientific and cultural agency at the stroke of midnight, the culmination of a process triggered more than a year ago amid concerns that the organisation fosters anti-Israel bias.
Trump repeats pledge to withdraw troops from ‘never-ending wars’
US President Donald Trump reignited the pullout debate on Monday with a series of tweets, reiterating his pledge to call back all American troops from “never-ending wars.”
Trump declares an end to America’s role as the global 'policeman'
President Donald Trump used a lightning visit to Iraq – his first with US troops in a conflict zone since being elected – to defend the withdrawal from Syria and to declare an end to America’s role as the global ‘policeman.’
UN official: Trump worst perpetrator of fake news
US President Donald Trump is the “worst perpetrator” of fake news himself, according to the UN special rapporteur on freedom of expression and opinion.
Pope censures materialism in Christmas message
During the Christmas Eve Mass, Pope Francis has denounced the yawning gap between the rich and the poor, calling on people in the developed world to seek a less materialistic life and help the poor.
Bad relations with US unlikely to improve: Russian envoy
Russia's United Nation's ambassador says relations between Moscow and Washington are “practically non-existent", which he says is bad not only for both countries but for the world and he sees little prospect for improvement anytime soon.
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