Amnesty condemns ‘impunity’ over Iran custody deaths

Amnesty condemns ‘impunity’ over Iran custody deaths

  • The head of Iran’s prison system admitted that videos purportedly obtained by a self-described hacker group that show abuses at the Islamic Republic’s notorious Evin prison are real
By AFP ·

Update US issues sanctions tied to supporters of Hezbollah, Iran

US issues sanctions tied to supporters of Hezbollah, Iran

By Reuters ·

Ex-Algerian leader Bouteflika, ousted amid protests, dies

Ex-Algerian leader Bouteflika, ousted amid protests, dies

  • Bouteflika became president of Algeria in 1999 as the former French colony emerged from a decade of civil war that killed nearly 200,000 people
By AP ·

Exclusive Czech Republic hopes to establish ‘strategic partnership’ with Saudi Arabia, Czech FM tells Arab News photos

Czech Republic hopes to establish ‘strategic partnership’ with Saudi Arabia, Czech FM tells Arab News

  • Jakub Kulhanek says his country and KSA have much to offer each other in a number of fields
  • Czech companies see “great potential in delivering knowhow and technologies to” KSA mega-projects
By Lama Alhamawi ·

Yemen's Houthis execute nine men for involvement in Samad death

Yemen's Houthis execute nine men for involvement in Samad death

  • Samad held the post of president in the Houthi-controlled administration
By Reuters ·

Lebanon’s soaring inflation led by 250 percent jump in fuel costs amid currency slump

Lebanon’s soaring inflation led by 250 percent jump in fuel costs amid currency slump

  • Lebanese CPI jumped 123 percent in the year to July 2021
  • Food and non-alcoholic beverages prices rose 248 percent
By Georgi Azar ·

Special  A health worker inoculates a man with a dose of Covishield vaccine against the Covid-19 coronavirus at a vaccination centre in Srinagar on September 17, 2021. (AFP)

‘Wall of Grief’ project by Indian journalists documents hidden toll of pandemic

  • “The projection of Gujarat itself after extrapolating the data is 218,000 — far higher that what the government claims”
By Sanjay Kumar ·

Special  A health worker inoculates a man with a dose of Covishield vaccine against the Covid-19 coronavirus at a vaccination centre in Srinagar on September 17, 2021. (AFP)

‘Wall of Grief’ project by Indian journalists documents hidden toll of pandemic

  • “The projection of Gujarat itself after extrapolating the data is 218,000 — far higher that what the government claims”
By Sanjay Kumar ·