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US-made bomb kills and maims Yemeni children in deadly...

    SHAFAQNA - A bomb that destroyed a residential building in Yemen’s capital last month, killing 16 civilians and injuring...

Bahrain arrests 10 as Ashura crackdown

  SHAFAQNA - Bahraini security forces arrested 10 people on Wednesday night as part of Manama’s intensifying crackdown against Ashura...

Saudi Arabia arrests two rights activists

    SHAFAQNA - Two prominent Saudi human rights defenders were arrested last weekend, campaigners said Tuesday, amid an ongoing crackdown...

Bahraini forces assaults on Ashura manifestations

    SHAFAQNA - As in the recent years, the Bahraini regime troops again carried out a series of assaults on...

Friday prayers banned for 61th week in Bahrain

    SHAFAQNA - Security authorities in Bahrain prevented the country's Shiite majority from holding their largest Friday prayers for the...

Cholera cases in Yemen could hit 850,000 this year:...

    SHAFAQNA - The cholera epidemic tearing through Yemen, exacerbating the already dire humanitarian situation in the war-ravaged country, could...

Bahraini forces arrest 5 citizens within 24 hours

    SHAFAQNA - The Bahraini security authorities arrested 5 citizens from Karzakan, Sanabis and Samaheej, within 24 hours. Activists said that...

Saudi-led airstrikes on Yemen amount to war crimes: HRW

    SHAFAQNA - Human Rights Watch has accused the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen of committing war crimes, saying its...

Amnesty International: Boko Haram attacks killed 400 since April

    SHAFAQNA - A surge in attacks by Boko Haram terrorists has claimed nearly 400 lives since April in Nigeria...

Bahraini forces arrest young boy after house raid in...

    SHAFAQNA - A Twitter account dedicated to covering news on the Bahraini village of Muqabah reported that commando forces...

ICSRF calls on Manama to allow Bahraini detainee access...

    SHAFAQNA - The International Center for Supporting Rights and Freedoms (ICSRF) called on the Bahraini monarch to immediately address...

Al Saud forces raze Shia mosque in Awamiyah

  SHAFAQNA - Local sources, requesting anonymity, said Saudi troops leveled Ayn Imam Hussain mosque to the ground in the...

3,500 of Rohingya Muslims flee Myanmar for Bangladesh

SHAFAQNA - Thousands of Rohingya Muslims have crossed into Bangladesh since Myanmar announced a military buildup in violence-hit Rakhine...

Ansarullah spokesman: Saudi atrocities to strengthen Yemeni nation’s resistance,...

    SHAFAQNA - The spokesman for Yemen’s Houthi Ansarullah Movement condemned a deadly airstrike by the Saudi-led coalition that hit...

Syria calls on UNSC to stop crimes of US-led...

SHAFAQNA - Syrian Foreign and Expatriates Ministry called on the UN Security Council to fulfill its responsibilities in the...

Saudis to withdraw from Yemen, UAE daydreams leading West...

  Mohammad bin Salman has confessed to two former US officials he "wants out" of the 29-month bloody war he...

WHO: Yemen cholera cases soar past half-million

SHAFAQNA-Cholera is believed to have affected more than 500,000 people and killed nearly 2,000 since late April, the World...

Myanmar Buddhist extremists block Muslims from performing Hajj

SHAFAQNA - Extremist Buddhists in Myanmar have prevented several Rohingya Muslims from embarking on the once in a lifetime...

Yazidi schoolgirl tells her life story as ISIS slave

SHAFAQNA - A Yazidi girl has told the story of her life as a sex slave in the so-called...

Myanmar Must Protect Rohingya Muslim Rights: OIC

SHAFAQNA - Myanmar must protect the rights of its Rohingya Muslim minority, the chief of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation...

Qom’s Society of Seminary Teachers condemns Rohingya genocide

SHAFAQNA - The Society of Seminary Teaches of Qom issued a statement in which they slammed Myanmar for the...

UN envoy complains of abuses, surveillance of activist persist...

SHAFAQNA - Activists and journalists in Myanmar continue to be followed and questioned by state surveillance agents, a UN...

Yemen cholera worst on record, numbers still rising: Oxfam

SHAFAQNA - The number of people with cholera in Yemen is now the largest ever recorded in any country...

Amnesty int’l condemns terrorism charges against Bahraini activist

SHAFAQNA - Amnesty International denounced charging Bahraini human rights activist Ebtisam Al-Sayegh with "terrorism," deeming it "a chilling blow...

European Court upholds Belgium’s full veil ban

SHAFAQNA -The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) upheld Belgium’s ban on the Islamic full-face veil on Tuesday (July...

UN: Situation of Rohingya refugees’ in Bangladesh worse than...

SHAFAQNA - UN warned that living conditions of Rohingya Muslim refugees in Bangladesh is "quite worrying" and is "perhaps...

Cholera Kills Over 1600 Die in Yemen amid Saudi...

SHAFAQNA - The United Nations (UN) warned that the cholera outbreak has spread to all 21 provinces across Yemen, saying...

UNESCO denounces Israel’s illegal practices in Jerusalem al-Quds

SHAFAQNA - The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has passed a resolution, denouncing Israel’s “illegal” practices...

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