Dutch activist stages solitary protest against Israel

A Dutch activist has been taking to the streets alone in Amsterdam for over four years to protest Israel's aggression against the Palestinian people.

In a one-person demonstration, Simon Vrouwe, …

Peaceful Rohingya repatriation seems too far-fetched

A slow recitation of the Holy Quran with an unvarying and quavering voice was coming from a flimsy, makeshift tent at the Kutupalong camp in Bangladesh's southern city, Cox's Bazar, …

Russian, US diplomats discuss Afghan settlement

U.S. special envoy for peace in Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad discussed on Friday the Afghan settlement process with Russian officials.

He met Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Igor Morgulov and Presidential Envoy …

Morocco says arrests Daesh cell

Moroccan security forces have dismantled a Daesh cell in the North African country, according to the Interior Ministry.

In a statement on Friday, the ministry said six suspects had been …

Palestine hails UN rejection of anti-Hamas resolution

The Palestinian Authority on Friday welcomed the rejection of UN General Assembly of a U.S. draft resolution condemning Palestinian resistance group Hamas.

In a statement, the Ramallah-based authority thanked member …

Boko Haram blocking humanitarian aid in Nigeria: UNICEF

Boko Haram violence is a major setback for key humanitarian interventions and socioeconomic development in Nigeria's northeast, a nutritionist with the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) said on Thursday.

The …