Middle East

27.08.2015 Human Rights Watch

Yemen: Cluster Munition Rockets Kill, Injure Dozens

Yemen: Cluster Munition Rockets Kill, Injure Dozens

Saudi-led coalition likely launched 7 attacks harming civilians Saudi Arabia-led coalition forces appear to have used cluster munition rockets in at least seven attacks in Yemen’s northwestern Hajja governorate, killing and wounding dozens of civilians, Human Rights Watch said today. The attacks were carried out between late April and … »

27.08.2015 Tony Henderson

EcoME Center – about some Arabs and Jews working together

EcoME Center –  about some Arabs and Jews working together

ASSOCIATION FOR COMMUNAL HARMONY IN ASIA www.asiapeace.org & www.indiapakistanpeace.org THE MIDDLE EAST: PEACE & HARMONY STORIES asiapeace@comcast.net The EcoME Center – http://ecomecenter.org – is a home for co-existence and ecology for Israelis and Palestinians to create healthy relationship between each other and with Earth. They provide … »

27.08.2015 Middle East Monitor

China tells Israel ‘don’t send workers to settlements’

China tells Israel ‘don’t send workers to settlements’

China has demanded that the Israeli government should sign a bilateral labour cooperation agreement so that Chinese construction workers sent to Israel are not employed in settlements in the occupied West Bank, Haaretz newspaper revealed on Sunday. The newspaper pointed out that the Chinese government has agreed to send thousands … »

26.08.2015 Al Arabiya

Turkey snap elections set for the 1st of November

Turkey snap elections set for the 1st of November

The Turkish election board confirmed that snap elections, which President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called for earlier this week, will be held on November 1. Erdogan called for a new election after an inconclusive vote in June, and the collapse of coalition-building efforts. He said last week that the election was … »

16.08.2015 Pressenza Hong Kong

Nuclear negotiations demonstrated US-Iran respectful engagement

Nuclear negotiations demonstrated US-Iran respectful engagement

 Since 2002 when the United States first accused Iran of developing nuclear weapons, there was barely a day when one couldn’t find a headline on the press about Iran’s nuclear program. Literally thousands of news stories, reports, articles and commentaries as well as video footage were released about Iran’s “dangerous … »

13.08.2015 Pressenza Hong Kong

Yemen: Struggling to Break the Fast

Yemen: Struggling to Break the Fast

From Oxfam: Yemen: Struggling to Break the Fast 28 July 2015 Yemen is a pressure cooker that is reaching its critical point. Attacked from the air, from the ground and cut-off by land, sea and air – Yemenis are in desperate need and have nowhere to go. The recent escalation … »

02.08.2015 Deutsche Welle

Israelis protest hate crimes by Jewish extremists

Israelis protest hate crimes by Jewish extremists

Thousands of Israeli citizens have taken to the streets of Jerusalem and Tel Aviv to protest recent attacks on Palestinians and gay pride participants. A young Palestinian died after being shot by Israeli soldiers. Some 2,000 people gathered in Tel Aviv on Saturday for a rally organized by the Israeli … »

16.07.2015 Tony Henderson

Peace, Force and Joy to the people of Iran

Peace, Force and Joy to the people of Iran

The Humanist Association of Hong Kong wishes to congratulate the Iranian people, and the negotiators on Iran’s team, who have been dealing patiently with the world powers to get this agreement lifting sanctions in return for limiting Iranian nuclear activity. We believe in the Iranians, who have always insisted its … »

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