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Women Protest Against Domestic Violence in Israel

Nation-Wide Protests Against Domestic Violence Break Out in Israel Post Deaths of 24 Women in 2018.

Israeli women came together in a nation-wide strike to protest against domestic violence, which has resulted in the deaths of over 20 women in 2018. Strikes broke out post the killings of two young women in Israel last week bringing the total number of female deaths due to domestic violence to twenty-four. Israeli women across the country took to the streets

Taliban Attacks Kabul’s G4S Compound Post Initiation of Peace Plans

10 killed, 19 injured in Taliban attack on G4S compound in Kabul, Afghanistan

Taliban gunmen ambushed a British security contractors’ compound in Kabul on Wednesday. The incursion took place soon after Afghan President AshrafGhani proposed peace plans for the country. A contractors’ compound of the British security service company, G4S was attacked by gunmen on Wednesday, in Kabul, Afghanistan. The attack was marked by a sudden bomb explosion right outside the G4S facility, leading

UAE: Commemoration Day Announcement

November 30, has been observed as Martyrs’ Day in the United Arab Emirates since 2015. Each year the nation honours its fallen soldiers who lost their lives safeguarding the homeland. As declared by the UAE President Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, November 30 each year, is a  public holiday set aside for commemorating the martyrs and hence is recognised as Commemoration

USA reimposes sanctions on Iran

President Trump Announces U.S. Withdrawal from Iran Nuclear Deal, May 2018

  Months after the USA’s withdrawal from the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, President Donald Trump has reimposed sanctions on Iran Calling to action President Donald Trump’s threats, the USA has re-imposed sanctions on Iran. These oil and financial sanctions are to intensify the pressure on Tehran to curb its alleged missile and nuclear programme. In 2015, the then USA President Barack Obama took the

Saudi Arabia opens doors to evangelical Christians, Israeli supporters

Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia meets a delegation of US evangelical leaders

The Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohammed bin Salman, held talks extending to two hours with American Evangelical Christians as well as Israel supporters at his palace. This is a rare initiative that aims to rebuild the image of the Saudi Arabia as a kingdom more tolerant to religion. The delegation was led by communications strategist Joel Rosenberg, former US congresswoman

US Warns Airlines Against Using Iranian Airspace

The United States has issued a new flight advisory suggesting that airlines and civilian operators avoid using Iranian airspace for transit. According to the US, increased military activity in the region, owing to possibly corresponding activity in neighbouring Syria puts aviation over its airspace at risk from attack or interception. The statement released by the Federal Aviation Authority comes after the

US Cuts Funding For UNRWA Programmes In Palestine

The United States has announced that it will no longer be funding developmental and humanitarian programmes in Palestine under the aegis of the UN Relief and Works Agency. In an announcement made by the State department, the US while calling the UNRWA ‘irredeemably flawed’ said that the ‘United States had reviewed the situation and will not make additional contributions to

Syria and Iran Sign New Deal for Military Cooperation

In a setback to American and Israeli efforts to stall Iranian influence in the Middle East, Syria today signed a new agreement on the subject of military cooperation with the Islamic Republic of Iran. The agreement, which comes after years of Iranian support to the Bashar Al-Assad regime in Syria, signifies a marked change in the region’s spheres of influence. Such

ISIS head Baghdadi released 55 minute audio message for his followers, calls the losses a test from Allah

On Wednesday, a 55 minute audio recording of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was found by the media wing of terror outfits. In the audio, the leader denoting to his followers is heard saying that they are being tested with "fear and hunger" and that "glad tidings" will be rewarded to "patiently persevere". He also said that the losses being

Iran announces new fighter jet and improvements in defence systems

Reiterating the country prioritizing the development of defense systems over anything else, Iran today announced the development and unveiling of its new fighter jet next week. This announcement comes in light of rising tensions in the region between Iran and the Middle East and the United States, the latter of who has imposed sanctions on Iran after it struck down

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