RSF's Turkey representative acquitted of 'terror' charges | Freedom of the press News

RSF’s Turkey representative acquitted of ‘terror’ charges | Freedom of the press News

An Istanbul court has acquitted the Turkey representative for Reporters Without Borders (RSF) and two other campaigners on charges of making “terror propaganda” for Kurdish fighters, according to the media freedom group.   RSF representative Erol Onderoglu was on trial with rights activist Sebnem Korur Fincanci and journalist Ahmet Nesin. Only Fincanci attended Wednesday’s hearing, while […]

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CosmeSurge, the pioneer in aesthetic services, launches its 15th clinic

The center in Bareen International Hospital in MBZ City will offer the latest services  Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 16 July 2019, (AETOSWire): CosmeSurge, one of the region’s most trusted brands for cosmetic and aesthetic procedures, has launched its 15th center in the UAE and Oman. Located on the second floor of Bareen International Hospital […]

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Malta: Three charged for murder of investigative journalist | Malta News

Malta: Three charged for murder of investigative journalist | Malta News

Three suspects were formally charged on Tuesday over the 2017 murder of Maltese anti-corruption journalist and blogger Daphne Caruana Galizia. Brothers Alfred and George Degiorgio, as well as Vince Muscat, all in their fifties, were arrested in December 2017, nearly two months after the killing of Caruana Galizia, who was described as a “one-woman WikiLeaks” […]

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Iranian bread permanent guest at Kuwaiti tables

Iranian bread permanent guest at Kuwaiti tables

KUWAIT CITY: Khalil Kamal makes sure he regularly visits Kuwait’s popular Souq Al-Mubarakiya, where he enjoys his favorite kebab meal with onion, rocket and freshly baked Iranian bread.The smell of the bread wafts through the market as it bakes in a traditional oven at the Al-Walimah restaurant in downtown Kuwait City.The restaurant’s Iranian baker takes […]

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Iran hits back at US demand on ballistic missiles | News

Iran hits back at US demand on ballistic missiles | News

Iran hit back at US President Donald Trump‘s call for new nuclear negotiations that encompass its ballistic missiles programme, accusing Washington of bringing the Middle East to the brink of “explosion” by selling arms to allies in the Gulf. Mohammad Javad Zarif, Iran‘s foreign minister, made the comments in a wide-ranging interview that aired on NBC […]

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US ‘suspects’ Iran seized UAE based oil tanker in Strait of Hormuz

US ‘suspects’ Iran seized UAE based oil tanker in Strait of Hormuz

LONDON: The US said it suspects Iran has seized an oil tanker that drifted into Iranian waters as it traveled through the Strait of Hormuz. Ship tracking data shows the Panamanian-flagged oil tanker Riah, which is based in the UAE, stopped transmitting its location on Saturday. The incident is the latest involving shipping in the […]

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Palestinian prisoner dies in solitary confinement in Israeli jail | News

Palestinian prisoner dies in solitary confinement in Israeli jail | News

A Palestinian prisoner held in solitary confinement in an Israeli prison has died barely a month after his arrest, his family has said. Nassar Taqatqa, 31, was arrested on June 19 after Israeli forces raided his family home in the village of Beit Fajjar south of the occupied West Bank city of Bethlehem. He was […]

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Duterte 'seriously considering' ending Iceland ties over UN probe | Philippines News

Duterte ‘seriously considering’ ending Iceland ties over UN probe | Philippines News

Rodrigo Duterte, the Philippines president, is “seriously considering” cutting diplomatic ties with Iceland, which initiated a resolution asking the United Nations to investigate the deaths of thousands of people under his so-called “war on drugs” Presidential spokesman Salvador Panelo told reporters late on Monday that the resolution which was adopted by the UN Human Rights Council […]

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Iran’s top diplomat warns US is ‘playing with fire’

Iran’s top diplomat warns US is ‘playing with fire’

CAIRO: A museum commemorating the life and works of Egyptian novelist Naguib Mahfouz has opened in Cairo, nearly 13 years after the Nobel laureate’s death.The Naguib Mahfouz Museum and Creativity Centre houses the belongings and personal library of Mahfouz, who won the 1988 Nobel Prize for Literature — the only Arab to do so.The center, […]

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