Daily Archives: October 7, 2018

Iran parliament passes bill to combat terrorism funding

Iran's Shura Council (parliament) on Sunday approved a bill to allow the country to join the UN convention against the funding of terrorism.

A total of 143 lawmakers voted in …

Afghan teacher encourages children to never give up

For Afghan teacher Sakena Yacoobi her students are her driving force.

Known for her courage and relentless struggle to educate young girls at a time when it was prohibited by …

Rabat leaves Japan-hosted TICAD meeting over Polisario

Morocco has withdrawn from the Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD) in Japan in protest of the participation of the Polisario Front.

The official Moroccan news agency, citing an …

Pakistan reopens consulate in Afghanistan’s Jalalabad

Pakistan on Sunday announced it was reopening its consulate in the Afghan city of Jalalabad after assurance of security by the Afghan government, an official statement said.

The consulate was …

Missing Saudi journalist sparks backlash from US

The alleged murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi inside a Saudi consulate building in Istanbul has drawn backlash from the United States.

The journalist and regular columnist in the Washington …

2 Israelis killed in West Bank shooting

Two Israelis were killed and another was injured in a shooting attack in the occupied West Bank on Sunday, Israeli media reported.

Two Israelis were critically injured and later died …