“What’s happening in Myanmar can be dressed up as counter-insurgency campaign, but in design and purpose, it’s a pogrom and has popular support”; these words by Francis Wade, the author of a book about violence against the Rohingya, clearly shows the emergent condition in Myanmar’s western state. Keep Reading
According to the reports, the Rohingyas — including women and children — have been killed and physically tortured. According to the European Rohingya Council (ERC), 3,000 Rohingyas have been killed within three days between 25 and 27 August, 2017. Their villages have been burned to the ground. The military claimed that this was an effort to eliminate terrorism. Keep Reading
According to reports at least 3,800 civilians have been killed to date in US-led coalition bombing against ISIS across its territory in Syria and Iraq.
Riyadh’s foreign minister Adel al-Jubeir says that Doha must ‘amend its behaviour’ or ‘remain isolated’.
They cannot slap us. We will slap them, the country’s supreme leader said in a message posted on Instagram.
A video message posted by Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei hours after the country’s missile attack on multiple ISIS locations inside Syria in retaliation for the deadly twin attacks in Tehran earlier this month has received thousands of comments from his supporters. Keep Reading
At least 25 people have been killed and 30 injured in a suicide explosion claimed by ISIS in the Iraqi city of al Musayyib, local media reports.
The United Arab Emirates has threatened anyone publishing expressions of sympathy towards fellow Gulf state Qatar with up to 15 years in prison, after it broke diplomatic relations with the country this week.
The Campaign Against the Arms Trade (CAAT) has reignited concerns that funding of extremism is linked to the Gulf Kingdom, which is the biggest buyer of UK arms.
ISIS has claimed responsibility for twin attacks at the Iranian parliament and a major shrine in Tehran, in what would be the first time it has carried out a terror operation on Iranian soil.
The founder and president of the Washington DC-based Saudi American Public Relation Affairs Committee (SAPRAC) stated on Twitter that the emir of Qatar’s alleged support of Iran and “insults” against Riyadh could see him suffer the same fate as Egypt’s deposed president, Mohamed Morsi.