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Iran to open RISCAM HQ: Zarif

Iran to open RISCAM HQ: Zarif

NEW YORK, Sep. 23 (Press Shia) – Iran’s Foreign Minister addressed the extraordinary session of Economic Cooperation Organization today.Mohammad Javad Zarif, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran, addressed the Extraordinary Session of the Council of Ministers of the Economic Cooperation of Organization which was held on the sidelines of the 71st Session of the United...

UN removes Saudi-led coalition in Yemen from black list of child killers under diplomatic pressure

UN removes Saudi-led coalition in Yemen from black list of child killers under diplomatic pressure

The United Nations on Monday bowed to a demand by Saudi Arabia that its coalition fighting in Yemen be removed from a blacklist of nations and armed groups responsible for killing children. The United Nations on Monday bowed to a demand by Saudi Arabia that its coalition fighting in Yemen be removed from a blacklist of nations and armed groups responsible for killing children. Although a...

Bahrain: UN Expert Condemns the Sentencing of Opposition Leader Sheikh Ali Salman

Bahrain: UN Expert Condemns the Sentencing of Opposition Leader Sheikh Ali Salman

The UN Special Rapporteur on freedom of opinion and expression, David Kaye, condemned the sentencing to nine years imprisonment on charges of inciting violence of Sheikh Ali al-Salman, the leader of the Wefaq opposition party in Bahrain. The expert’s call comes after a Bahraini court of appeal more than doubled his prison term, up from an earlier four years. The UN Special Rapporteur on...