posted tages with "Arrests"

Saudi Arabia Arrests Brother of Sheikh Nimr

Saudi Arabia Arrests Brother of Sheikh Nimr

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The Saudi government forces detained Mohammed Baqir al-Nimr, the brother of prominent Shiite cleric Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr who was executed in early 2016, and also the father of Ali al-Nimr, a protester that has been arrested since 2012 and handed death penalty as a minor. - World news - Ali al-Nimr's death sentence was commuted earlier this month to 10 years in prison,...

Spain Arrests 80 in 3 Nights of Protests (+Video)

Spain Arrests 80 in 3 Nights of Protests (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - Rallies protesting the arrest of a rapper convicted of insulting the monarchy have continued across Spain for a third straight night. - World news - One woman reportedly lost an eye and more than 80 people were detained at demos.Valencia saw some of the worst violence on Thursday, where demonstrators could be seen clashing with riot police in footage posted to...

Mass Arrests As Dutch Riot Police Struggle to Contain Anti-Lockdown Rage (+Video)

Mass Arrests As Dutch Riot Police Struggle to Contain Anti-Lockdown Rage (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Some 240 people were arrested as unrest spread to at least 10 municipalities across the Netherlands, with riot police using water cannons, batons, dogs and horses to break up unauthorized anti-lockdown gatherings and riots. - World news - Police faced off with curfew-defying crowds in The Hague, Amsterdam, Eindhoven, Enschede, Venlo, Stein, Roermond, Oosterhout, Breda...

Multiple Arrests in DC amid Violent Clashes between Protesters (+Video)

Multiple Arrests in DC amid Violent Clashes between Protesters (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – At least one person was stabbed in Washington, DC, during sporadic clashes between right-wing Proud Boys and left-wing Antifa, as police struggled to contain the violence. - World news - Thousands of supporters of US President Donald Trump descended on Washington on Saturday for a massive MAGA rally that featured a volley of conservative speakers addressing the...

Iraq Arrests Daesh Terrorist Ringleader at Baghdad Airport

Iraq Arrests Daesh Terrorist Ringleader at Baghdad Airport

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The administrative coordinator of the Daesh terror group has been arrested at Baghdad International Airport, the spokesperson for the Commander in Chief of the Iraqi Armed Forces said. - World news - Major General Yahya Rasool said on Monday the Iraqi Counter-Terrorism Service had been tracking the terrorist known as "Abu Nabaa" until he arrived in Iraq where he...

Israel Arrests Palestinian Journalist after Storming His House in West Bank

Israel Arrests Palestinian Journalist after Storming His House in West Bank

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Israeli forces arrested Palestinian journalist and filmmaker Abdelrahman al-Thaher at his home in the city of Nablus in the northern occupied West Bank. - World news - Rasha al-Sayeh, Thaher’s wife, told the Middle East Eye that the family woke up to the sounds of military jeeps and then heavy knocks on the doors of nearby houses at 2:00 am on Tuesday, before soldiers...

Turkey Arrests Jordanian on Suspicion of Spying for UAE

Turkey Arrests Jordanian on Suspicion of Spying for UAE

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Turkey's intelligence agency arrested a Jordanian national on the accusation of spying for the United Arab Emirates. - World news - Turkish intelligence sources told Middle East Eye that Ahmed al-Astal, 45, had been working as a journalist in Turkey, and had been sending information to his handlers on dissident Arab nationals and students.The sources said that...

Israel Arrests 1,500 Palestinians since Start of 2020: Report

Israel Arrests 1,500 Palestinians since Start of 2020: Report

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Israel’s army has arrested 1,500 Palestinians including 35 women and 240 children since the beginning of this year, the Palestinian Prisoners Centre for Studies reported. - World news - The Centre’s media spokesman, Riyad Al-Ashqar, said Israel routinely arrest Palestinians as a tool of repression and collective punishment, even during lockdowns to combat the...

HRW Raises Alarm over New Saudi Arrests

HRW Raises Alarm over New Saudi Arrests

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Human Rights Watch (HRW) voiced concern over the arrest of about 300 government officials in Saudi Arabia on corruption allegations, warning of possible "unfair legal proceedings" in an opaque judicial system. - World news - "The fight against corruption is no excuse for flagrant due process violations and preventing people from mounting an adequate defense," Michael...