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Bahrain sentences three to death for police bombings

23 March, 2017

A Bahraini appeals court sentenced three people to death on Thursday over bombings that targeted police patrols in a majority-Shia village, the state-run news agency reported.

The 'A' word: Is Israel's censorship strategy sustainable?

23 March, 2017

Comment: Israel and its allies will need to engage in ever more outrageous censorship to keep a lid on the burgeoning criticism of it, writes Hilary Aked.

Westminster attack: Seven arrested in British police raids

23 March, 2017

Seven arrests were made on Thursday after British police raided six addresses in London and Birmingham following the deadly attack outside the UK parliament.

'Call The White Helmets', Syrian regime MP tells UK

22 March, 2017

A Syrian regime politician who has been regularly interviewed by international news channels has called on the UK government to 'rely on The White Helmets' following an attack in London.

Europeans risk being 'unsafe' in streets, warns Erdogan

22 March, 2017

Europeans across the world will not be able to walk the streets safely if they keep up their current attitude towards Turkey, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned on Wednesday.

Iraq: The legacy of a disastrous invasion lives on

20 March, 2017

Comment: A straight line can be drawn from the day the invasion began 14 years ago, to what is unfolding in Iraq today, writes Usaid Siddiqui.

Saudi 'prisoner of conscience' ordered to pay $270,000 fine

20 March, 2017

Jailed Saudi human rights activist Raif Badawi has been ordered to pay $270,000 fine on Monday, as human rights workers continue to fight for the blogger's freedom.

Remembering Iraq's 14 years of terror, not freedom

20 March, 2017

Comment: Iraqis were promised democracy, freedom and human rights by the US and its allies, instead they got a decade and a half of death and destruction, writes Tallha Abdulrazaq.

Turkey in new clampdown on Kurdish opposition

20 March, 2017

The Turkish government have arrested 13 Kurdish opposition politicians and taken over councils controlled by the critical HDP, according to a Human Rights Watch report.

Turkey furious as PKK insignia held in Frankfurt rally

19 March, 2017

Turkey angrily denounced a pro-Kurdish rally in Frakfurt as "unacceptable" as demonstrators carried symbols of the outlawed PKK and urged a "no" vote in an upcoming referendum expanding Erdogan's powers

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