Crowds will gather in central London on Saturday in protest against Saudi-led airstrikes in Yemen. Protesters say the intervention is motivated by Western and Middle Eastern governments’ agenda of quashing remnants of the Arab Spring.
The International Criminal Court’s chief prosecutor says the chances to probe Islamic State leaders despite evidence of numerous war crimes are low, as they are mostly from non-member states Iraq and Syria.
The older generation of Saudi diplomats was more passive, while newcomers, such as the defense minister, want to assert Saudi hegemony in the Middle East in a more venous manner as we are seeing in Yemen, Danny Makki of the Syrian Youth Movement, told RT.
Panama is hosting the Seventh Summit of the Americas on April 10-11. Organized by the OAS – Organization of American States – this event will bring together the heads of state and foreign ministers of 34 nations including, for the first time, Cuba.
Pope Francis urged to end “absurd” violence, bloodshed and persecution in hotspots around the world in his Easter address, saying the international community must “not stand by before the immense humanitarian tragedy” in war-torn Syria and Iraq.
Regional armies have “no chance” of defeating the Islamic State horde if the terror group continues its brainwashing and recruiting campaign that replenishes its numbers with foreign fighters, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi told Der Speigel.
The Islamic State (IS, formerly known as ISIS/ISIL) has released a video of jihadist thugs using sledgehammers and AK-47s to smash what appear to be statues and walls in Hatra, an ancient 2,000-year-old city in Iraq.
The next government must engineer a radical shift in Britain’s foreign and defense policies if it seeks an alternative to chaos in the Middle East, unraveling social services at home and blood money derived from arms sales, an anti-war campaign said.
An article believed to be written by British photojournalist and Islamic State hostage John Cantlie, who has been detained by the terror group for more than two years, says the West will be forced to negotiate a truce.
Soldiers will be safe from the “persistent human rights claims” that have dogged the British military for years because the Conservatives will “rip up” human rights legislation if they win the general election, two top Tories have pledged.