Middle East

In Saudi Arabia migrants were apprehended by Saudi security forces, who confiscated their belongings and in some cases beat them

An investigation by Amnesty International has exposed horrifying new details about the treatment of Ethiopian migrants detained in Saudi Arabia.

Since March, Huthi authorities in Yemen...

Commentators evidently desperate for good news are touting the Israel-United Arab Emirates (UAE) agreement as a welcome path to Middle East peace.

The agreement trades Israel’s promise not...

Member of Parliament Nyakecho. Photo: Uganda Parliamentary website.   Even as the International Monetary Fund has just announced a $491.5 million loan program to deal with the coronavirus Covid-...

Bernie Sanders and other U.S. lawmakers are calling for the easing of sanctions against Iran--which has lost 2,600 citizens to COVID-19.

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-...

The Committee to Protect Journalists yesterday joined U.N. human rights experts in calling for an investigation into the alleged hacking of The Washington Post owner and Amazon founder Jeff Bezos...

This morning, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) announced the introduction of the No War Against Iran Act at a Capitol Hill press conference alongside colleagues Senators Leahy (D-Vt.), Gillibrand (D-N....

Iranians mourning and protesting the assassination of General  Qassem Soleimani.   by Diana Johnstone (posted by Ann Garrison)   The criminal assassination of General Qassem...

Congressional Democrats are roundly rebuking the Trump Administration's decision to assassinate Iranian General Qasem Soleimani at Baghdad International Airport--a killing that is already leading...

Around the world, tensions are rising following the news of today's US drone strike on Baghdad airport that killed General Qassem Suleimani, commander of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard’s elite...

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