Israeli Soldier Shoot and Kill Knife Wielding Palestinian Man in West Bank

Israeli forces on Monday shot dead a Palestinian man after he tried to stab an Israeli soldier in the West Bank on Monday, the Israeli army said. “The assailant, armed with a knife, got out of the vehicle and attempted …

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Syrian-Kurdish Authority Urged To End Suspension of AFP Journalist

The Syrian media watchdog on Monday called on the Kurdish-led autonomous administration in northeast Syria to lift the suspension of an AFP photojournalist, Delil Souleiman. The Syrian Kurdish Journalist Network on Monday said they are doubtful that Souleiman was sanctioned …

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UN Says Taliban Systematically Erasing Women, Girls From Public Life

UN experts said that Taliban leaders are institutionalizing large-scale, systematic gender-based discrimination, violence against Afghan women and girls. In a statement, the experts said since August 2021 a series of restrictive measures have been introduced since the Taliban’s takeover of …

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Iran Says Key Issues in Vienna Talks Require US’s Political Decision

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman, Saeed Khatibzadeh said on Monday that key issues in the Vienna talks absolutely require a political resolve and decision by the US. In a weekly press briefing, Khatibzadeh said that certain important issues have still remained …

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Iranian Security Forces Arrest Dissident Niece of Supreme Leader

Iranian security forces arrested Farida Moradkhani, the niece of the country’s leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and a civil rights activist after she spoke out in favor of the ousted pro-western royal family. Iranian Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA) said …

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Lebanon Denies Reports On Purchasing Gas From Israel As False

Lebanese authorities have categorically denied media reports on purchasing gas from Israel in a US-brokered deal to help the country with its chronic energy crisis.   The Lebanese Ministry of Energy and Water in a statement strongly denied the reports …

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