The humanitarian situation in Yemen is critical and the Red Cross’ priority is to provide hospitals with medical supplies to help the wounded in airstrikes and clashes, says Sitara Jabeen, the International Committee of the Red Cross for Near and Mideast
There is media confusion about what is going on in Yemen and the broader Middle East. Pundits are pointing out that the US is looking schizophrenic with policies that back opposite sides of the fight against al-Qaeda-style extremism in Iraq and in Yemen.
Staff members at the Nauru refugee detention center, where Australia keeps its asylum seekers, spoke about violations including rapes as early as November 2013. They are reportedly prepared to testify before parliament.
If P5+1 talks with Iran succeed, a new page in Iran-US relations can be opened and increase positive diplomatic opportunities between the two countries and other states in the region, Jamal Abdi of the National Iranian-American Council told RT.
The head of the Russian NGO that specializes in the investigation of Stalinist purges has voiced concern over the growing popularity of the late Soviet dictator, as demonstrated by public opinion polls.
Trying to bounce back from a 15 percent decline in profit last year, McDonald’s, the world’s largest fast food chain, is trying to stay nimble in knowing customers’ changing desires with innovative ideas such as all-day breakfast and even table service.
Four journalists are suing St. Louis police over their arrests during the Ferguson, Missouri protests last August. They claim to have been detained and mistreated by the officers even though their press credentials were in plain view.
With executions stalled by court battles over California’s death penalty, the state is running out of room for death row inmates. Governor Jerry Brown is asking for $3.2 million to adapt 100 more cells at the state prison for men.
Residents living in a community with high income inequality are more likely to have a shortened lifespan than those living in a more equitable community – even if average income at the two locales is the same – a new study on county health has found.