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British trade unions launched a campaign call to review aid ...

Shubash Bose

(Srinagar)

British trade unions have launched a campaign calling for an independent audit of the UK government aid to Bahrain and an expose of “widespread and systematic” human rights abuses. The Universities and Colleges Union (UCU), with the support of the Bahrain institute for Rights and Democracy (BIRD) and MENA Solidarity, on Thursday (September 24, 2015) initiated an open letter which stated that the signatories were “appalled about the deteriorating human rights situation in Bahrain,...

Yemeni forces, popular committees captured a Saudi military ...

Atif aslam

(Srinagar)

On Wednesday, a Saudi troop captured by Yemeni forces called on Riyadh to put an end to its deadly onslaught on its southern neighbor, Yemen’s al-Masirah TV reported. In the footage aired by the Arabic language television channel, a soldier identifying himself as Ibrahim Mohammad Hakami can be seen calling on the kingdom’s armed forces to put down their guns and reject Saudi Arabia’s justification for the war on Yemen.He then goes on to thank the Yemeni troops who captured him for their...

Saudi hajj stampede: Death toll climbs to at least 4,500.Sau...

Amir Ali

(Srinagar)

Ahlul Bayt News Agency – Informed authorities from some countries such as Iran, India and Pakistan say the death toll from last week’s stampede near the Muslim holy city of Mecca has climbed to 4,500. At least 1,500 pilgrims were injured in the crush. An estimated 2 million people are undertaking the traditional hajj pilgrimage. Reuters, citing Saudi state television, reported that the stampede took place in Mina, a tent...