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Saudi warplanes launch 28 airstrikes on Yemen, kill 3 amid Sweden peace talks

Saudi warplanes on Thursday launched over 28 airstrikes on various parts of Yemen despite earlier claims that it had ordered its forces halt their attacks on Yemen with the beginning of peace talks in Sweden. “The fact that the coalition forces and their mercenaries have continued their aggression against Yemen on the ...

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Bahraini refugee footballer begins open-ended hunger strike in Thailand

Bahraini footballer Hakeem Ali al-Araibi has launched an open-ended hunger strike in protest against an “unfair decision by a Thai court to arrest” him and prevent him from returning to his place of residence in Australia. The chairman of the [Persian] Gulf Institute for Democracy and Human Rights, Yahya al-Hadid, in ...

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Number of Yemenis in food crisis or emergency could hit 20mn, warns WFP

The UN food agency says more than 15 million people in Yemen are in food “crisis” or “emergency,” warning that the number could increase to 20 million without sustained food aid, as the brutal war imposed by Saudi Arabia on the impoverished nation nears its fourth anniversary. The World Food Programme (WFP), ...

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“Israel” on Al-Laqqis: One of Hezbollah’s Top Innovators and Technical Minds

Yehya Dbouk The “Israeli” enemy links [Martyr Leader] Hassan al-Laqqis to the qualitative expansion and development of Hezbollah’s military capabilities. According to Hebrew reports, the martyr was responsible for “integrating the most sophisticated technological weapons into Hezbollah’s arsenal”. He also contributed to the most important technological developments achieved by the ...

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Nigerians rally in Abuja to demand Zakzaky’s release

Nigerian Muslims have once again waged protest rally in the capital of Abuja to demand the release of top Muslim cleric Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky. Calling for justice for the 65-year-old cleric, who was beaten and arrested in 2015 along with his wife on trumped-up allegations, the protesters chanted slogans in ...

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Imam al-Sadiq (AS) said,

ـ الإمامُ الصّادقُ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): علَيكُم بِإتيانِ المَساجِدِ؛ فإنّها بُيوتُ اللّه‏ِ في الأرضِ ، ومَن أتاها مُتَطَهِّراً طَهَّرَهُ اللّه‏ُ مِن ذُنوبِهِ وكُتِبَ مِن زُوّارِهِ فَأكثِرُوا فيها مِن الصَّلاةِ والدُّعاءِ. Imam al-Sadiq (AS) said, ‘It is incumbent upon you to attend the mosques, for verily they are the houses of Allah ...

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Young Gazan man dies of injuries sustained in 2014 Israeli onslaught

A young Palestinian man has died more than four years after being injured in an Israeli aerial attack that targeted his family home in the besieged Gaza Strip. Palestinian medical sources, speaking on condition of anonymity, said on Wednesday that 25-year-old Iyad Yousef Suleiman, a local resident of the city of Jabalia which ...

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Iraq floods leave 21 dead in two days

At least 21 people have died and tens of thousands displaced by heavy rains that have battered Iraq over two days, the health ministry and United Nations said on Sunday. Women and children were among the dead, health ministry spokesman Seif al-Badr told AFP. Some had drowned, but others had ...

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Israeli forces seal off Palestinian city of al-Khalil

Israeli forces block areas in the Palestinian city of al-Khalil on November 4, 2018. (Photo by Ma’an News Agency) Israel forces have closed off several areas of the West Bank city of al-Khalil (Hebron) under the pretext of marking an annual religious event, Palestinian media reports say. According to the Palestinian ...

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Amal Hussein, face of starving Yemen, dies at 7

Picture published by The New York Times shows Amal Hussein, an acutely-malnourished seven-year-old Yemeni girl, before her death. A seven-year-old severely malnourished Yemeni girl, whose picture recently further alerted the international community to the disaster-hit nation’s plight, has died amid the ongoing Saudi-led war on the country. On Saturday, various ...

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