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Tuesday’s Daily Brief: hate speech, dementia, Libya and Yemen, human rights in Brazil and Lebanon

This Tuesday, we cover: the UN chief in New Zealand’s Christchurch calls for end to hate speech; how a healthy lifestyle can prevent dementia; updates on fighting in Liby...

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: hate speech, dementia, Libya and Yemen, human rights in Brazil and Lebanon

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Thursday’s Daily Brief: ambulance attack in Libya, #GlobalGoals defenders, human rights in Cambodia, Swine Fever On Thursday, we cover: a tragic attack against an ambulance in Libya; six new advocates for the 17 Sustainable Development Goals; a call for a change...
16:34, 2019-05-21

Thursday’s Daily Brief: impact of bad working conditions, Syria and Libya humanitarian news, human rights in Bahrain, families reunified in South Sudan Thursday’s top news includes: A new report on the dangerous impact of stressful working conditions; the need to decongest Al Hol camp in Syria; a US$...
05:17, 2019-05-22

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Sudan, Libya, Yemen updates, solutions for e-waste, flood response in Iran, online security for children At the top of the news agenda on Wednesday: updates on violence in Sudan’s Darfur and in Libya, how e-waste can become an employment opportunity, hel...
23:51, 2019-05-21

Monday’s Daily Brief: drug-resistant diseases, Venezuelan refugees, fighting in Tripoli, and hate speech Top stories this Monday include: 10 million people could die every year due to the rise of antibiotic-resistant bacteria; 300,000 Venezuelan children...
17:00, 2019-05-21

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Combating hate speech, DR Congo, antimicrobial resistance, peacekeeping, #ActNow for our planet This Tuesday, top stories include: the UN’s war on hate speech; a surge in ethnic violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo; the ‘invisible pa...
23:34, 2019-06-18

Friday’s Daily Brief: Syria, Yemen airstrikes, Anti-torture panel, Gay rights, Climate change, #Vesak Day On Friday, we cover: Fighting in Syria’s Idlib province; UN condemnation of airstrikes in Yemen; UK’s forced-return policy; LGBTI rights; the UN chie...
18:17, 2019-05-21

Thursday’s Daily Brief: the European Charlemagne prize, sexual abuse, transgender rights, Somalia and Libya updates Top stories this Thursday: UN chief Guterres received the Charlemagne Prize for services towards European unification; sexual abuse in Somalia and wi...
22:34, 2019-05-30

Monday’s Daily Brief: human rights in the Near East and a Forum for Refugees Monday’s top stories include: human rights issues in Syria, Iraq and the Occupied Palestinian Territory; a global forum to find coordinated solutions...
20:17, 2019-06-27

Friday’s Daily Brief: human rights in Colombia, Myanmar and Nigeria, global displacement, and more This Friday, we cover: the UN calling for an end to attacks against human rights defenders; a record number of displaced due to conflict and disaster...
15:34, 2019-05-21

Friday’s Daily Brief: hunger in North Korea, human rights in Iran, updates on DR Congo and Benin This Friday, we cover: a worrying food crisis in the Democratic Republic of North Korea; attacks against civilians in DR Congo; outrage after the exe...
15:34, 2019-05-21

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Libya ‘war crime’ attack, Sudan, Myanmar rights violations continue, ‘xenophobia’ in Assam, South Sudan update In the news this Wednesday: “Outraged” Guterres demands independent inquiry into fatal Libya migrant centre airstrike deaths; Violence and broken pro...
00:00, 2019-07-04

Thursday’s Daily Brief: dire living conditions in Idlib, migrants at US southern border, end in sight for trachoma, Human Rights Council This Thursday, we cover: the dire humanitarian situation in Syria’s Idlib; living conditions at the US-Mexico border denounced by the UN Children’s F...
02:34, 2019-06-28

YouTube to Remove Thousands of Channels, Ban Hate Speech and Supremacist Content in Order to 'Tackle Hate' For better or worse, the digital age has allowed anyone with an iPhone or a high-speed Internet connection to express their thoughts, opinions or sha...
15:51, 2019-06-06

Friday’s Daily Brief: UN chief meets cyclone survivors in Mozambique, Human Rights Council investigates Philippines state violence, UN weather agency tracks Arctic fires In today’s Daily Brief: UN chief António Guterres condemns airstrikes on Syrian hospitals and meets survivors of Cyclones Idai and Kenneth in Mozambi...
23:34, 2019-07-12

UN Human Rights chief urges Venezuela to halt grave rights violations The Venezuelan authorities should take immediate steps to halt widespread rights violations being perpetrated against the country’s people and work t...
01:34, 2019-07-05

U.N. targets hate speech with new strategy U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday unveiled a new strategy to confront hate speech, which he warned was a precursor to the Holocaust,...
04:34, 2019-06-19

Germany: Dozens of raids over online hate speech Police have said they carried out searches in 13 federal states over crimes like incitement and the use of banned symbols. Authorities have struggled...
17:00, 2019-06-06

Facebook fined $2.3 million under Germany’s new hate speech law The Federal Office for Justice said the social networking company had failed to meet transparency requirements for its handling of hate speech compla...
18:51, 2019-07-02

Facebook to help French police crack down on hate speech Facebook is agreeing to help French police identify hate speech suspects, in what the French government is celebrating as a global first.  ...
04:17, 2019-06-29

YouTube will remove some hate speech and conspiracy videos YouTube has updated its hate speech policy to ban more types of videos from its platform. They explicitly include those promoting or glorifying Nazi ...
00:00, 2019-06-06

Facebook Fined $2.3 Million By Germany Under Hate Speech Law (BERLIN) — German authorities say they have issued Facebook with a 2 million-euro ($2.3 million) fine under a law designed to combat hate speec...
16:17, 2019-07-02

Human cost of Yemen war laid bare as civilian deaths near 100,000 Report outlines deadly impact of direct targeting of civilians as researchers call for resolution to conflictAs the court of appeal prepares to rule ...
13:17, 2019-06-20

Germany fines Facebook for underreporting hate speech complaints The US social media giant has been found guilty of failing to fully report the number of complaints it received, in clear violation of German transpa...
22:17, 2019-07-02

Twitter revises rules on hate speech targeting religions Twitter has technically banned hate speech based on religion before, but it should now be easier for the company to clamp down on that behavior. The...
19:00, 2019-07-09

Try Again, Twitter: New Religious Hate Speech Policy Leaves Much to Be Desired It’s not exactly a secret that Twitter has hate speech and harassment problems, though the lengths CEO Jack Dorsey has gone to dismiss the abusive an...
23:34, 2019-07-11

Some Facebook content reviewers will focus solely on hate speech Facebook isn't just interested in cracking down on fake accounts. While discussing the firm's latest Community Standards Enforcement Repor...
01:00, 2019-05-24

Germany fines Facebook $2.3 million for violation of hate speech law German officials issued a 2 million euro ($2.3 million) fine to Facebook Tuesday, accusing the company of violating the country’s new hate speech law...
01:00, 2019-07-03

Rugby chief suggests quoting Bible is hate speech Australian rugby star Israel Folau hit back after the organization that sacked him for posting a Bible verse suggested parts of the Holy Book are a p...
22:51, 2019-07-09

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: updates from the Near East and Libya, Ebola in DR Congo, World War remembrance On Wednesday, we cover: chronic hunger in the Middle East; the toll of war on Gazans; the one-year-long detention of an academic in Iran; Syrian heal...
15:34, 2019-05-21

German police raid dozens of home over online hate speech BERLIN (AP) — Police have raided dozens of homes across Germany as part of a nationwide law enforcement campaign against online hate speech. The Fede...
18:34, 2019-06-06

French lawmakers pass draft law targeting online hate speech France's National Assembly approved a draft bill on Friday which would require social media giants such as Facebook and Twitter to remove any hateful...
18:17, 2019-07-05

France Will Debate a Bill to Stop Online Hate Speech. What’s at Stake? The plan, which is up for discussion in Parliament this week, would make it mandatory for online platforms to remove hateful content in less than 24 ...
20:34, 2019-07-01

YouTube Changes Hate Speech Policies, Prohibiting White Supremacist Videos (SAN FRANCISCO) — YouTube updated its hate speech policies Wednesday to prohibit videos with white supremacy and neo-Nazi viewpoints. The video...
05:17, 2019-06-06

YouTube Just Can't Stop Mumbling Nonsense About Its Harassment and Hate Speech Policy YouTube has not had an easy go of it over the last 24 hours. Right in the middle of LGBT Pride Month, the platform responded to Vox Media host Carlos...
19:34, 2019-06-06

Sri Lanka readies laws to curb hate speech, false news Sri Lanka’s government will introduce laws to curb hate speech and false news that threaten ethnic reconciliation and national security, in the after...
10:51, 2019-06-06

YouTube flip-flops on Steven Crowder hate-speech decision Following a considerable amount of public shaming, YouTube announced today that it will no longer allow controversial conservative commentator Steven...
00:00, 2019-06-06

End ‘political opportunism’ that’s letting hate speech flourish, urges top UN genocide official With murderous attacks against religious institutions on the rise, leaders across the world need to do more to end “political opportunism” and polici...
05:17, 2019-05-22

Facebook Pilots Anti-Hate Speech Moderation Team Because, Y'know, All the Nazis and Stuff Four million. That’s the number of pieces of content on Facebook that the platform claims it took action against for containing hate speech from Janu...
02:34, 2019-05-24

India Calls For Multi-Stakeholder Engagement To Tackle Hate Speech Online Voicing concern over the use of social media by terrorists to radicalise young people, India has called for a multi-stakeholder engagement, including...
14:34, 2019-06-28

French lawmakers vote to target online hate speech in draft bill Social media giants such as Facebook and Twitter would be required to remove any hateful content within 24 hours under a draft bill approved by Franc...
19:17, 2019-07-05

French online hate speech bill aims to wipe out racist trolling Abuse on social networks pushes MP to draw up law that could be copied across EuropeFrance’s tough new law against online hatred aims to wipe out rac...
21:00, 2019-06-29

YouTube bans neo-Nazi and Holocaust-denial videos in push against hate speech Enlarge (credit: YouTube / Getty / Aurich Lawson) YouTube today expanded its hate-speech policy to ban more white supremacist videos, such as those...
00:00, 2019-06-06

In Christchurch, UN chief calls for tolerance, solidarity to extinguish ‘wildfire’ of hate speech On a three-day visit to New Zealand, UN Secretary-General António Guterres paid his respects to the victims of the horrific mosque attacks in Christc...
23:51, 2019-05-21

YouTube's Efforts to Scrub Hate Speech Spawn Vicious Reaction Online YouTube’s steps this week to block hate-based and conspiracy-mongering videos have sparked a backlash online, according to social-media intelligence ...
06:34, 2019-06-07

Lebanon Dispatch: Basketball Is ‘War, Minus the Shooting’ in Sectarian Lebanon The professional basketball season resembles an election campaign, with party colors adorning team jerseys and banners of political patrons hanging i...
13:34, 2019-05-22

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Bicycles for the environment, new leader for the UN General Assembly, UN values, Ebola, Syria and Libya This Tuesday, we cover: Bicycles in China; a new President elected for the 74th session of the UN General Assembly, to start in September; vital food...
20:34, 2019-06-04

Monday’s Daily Brief: ‘Horror’ at Notre Dame fire disaster, Yemen still bleeding, measles now ‘global crisis’ Top news on Monday includes: UN chief expresses his horror over the huge blaze in Notre Dame; a deal over Hudaydah troop withdrawal beckons, but war ...
23:51, 2019-05-21

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: climate challenges for the Pacific, new global health tool, updates on Yemen, the Gulf and Somalia This Wednesday, top stories includes: the UN chief’s continued visit in the Pacific to raise awareness on the impacts of climate change; in Yemen, th...
15:34, 2019-05-21

Google CEO defends YouTube amid hate speech controversies: 'It's a hard societal problem' Google CEO Sundar Pichai defended his company's efforts to cleanse YouTube of hate speech and misinformation as growing controversies continue to roi...
18:34, 2019-06-10

Monday’s Daily Brief: WFP mulls ‘last resort’ Yemen aid suspension, top peacekeeping awardee announced, abuzz over Bee Day, Ebola threat ‘very high’ This Monday, headline stories include: WFP mulls “last resort” aid suspension in Yemen; highest UN peacekeeping award to be given on Friday; busy pol...
18:17, 2019-05-21

Friday’s Daily Brief: ending harassment at work, Khashoggi interview, Yemen food aid, updates on Eritrea, North Korea This Friday: Worldwide violence and harassment ban at work; WFP partially pulls Yemen aid to stem food theft; crackdown on Catholics in Eritrea; Cent...
06:17, 2019-06-22

Hate speech ‘on notice’ as UN chief launches new plan to ‘identify, prevent and confront’ growing scourge United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has declared war on hate speech, telling Member States on Tuesday, that we all need to “do better a...
18:34, 2019-06-18

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Libya civil war, African displacement, global trade tensions, terrorists’ children ‘secretly detained’, and more Tuesday’s stories include: Libya facing “permanent division”, regional war; Africa event highlights forcible displacement; terrorists’ children ‘secr...
22:51, 2019-05-21

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Guterres calls for restraint in Venezuela, Jazz Day, the importance of breastfeeding, and updates from Libya, Iran and Mozambique This Tuesday, we cover: the cost of almost one month of fighting in Libya's capital; humanitarian responses in Iran and Mozambique following devastat...
15:34, 2019-05-21

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: UNESCO ready to help after Notre Dame fire, and updates on Libya, Nicaragua, and the Cyclone Idai response On Tuesday, top stories include: UNESCO ready to assist in rebuilding Notre Dame in the wake of a devastating fire; Nicaraguan refugees reach 60,000,...
23:51, 2019-05-21

Friday’s Daily Brief: electronic hopes and fears, Security Council elections, updates from Libya, Syria, Australia and the Philippines Wrapping up this week, our top stories are: how new technologies are a "vector for hope" and "source of fear", according to UN chief Guterres; new me...
22:17, 2019-06-07

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: sexual violence in conflict, a malaria vaccine trial, updates on Libya, Ebola in DR Congo, Sri Lanka and Mali Here are our top stories for this Tuesday: a focus on conflict-related sexual violence at the Security Council, a groundbreaking trial for a malaria ...
21:51, 2019-05-21

Friday’s Daily Brief: Sudan power-sharing deal welcomed, hope for Venezuela talks, Rohingya camps flooded, Libya airstrikes update Friday’s main news stories include: Guterres welcomes Sudan power-sharing deal; six children are among 53 confirmed dead after Libya detention centre...
01:34, 2019-07-06

Monday’s Daily Brief: Earth Day, looking for a solution to Libya crisis, focus on indigenous issues, Security Council on Sri Lanka, a high-level visit to Bangladesh Top news for Monday include: the celebration of International Mother Earth Day, efforts by the UN to push for a political solution to the Libyan cris...
15:51, 2019-05-21

US sets up commission for human rights advice Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has announced a new commission to review the idea of human rights and how it shapes US foreign policy. Critics worry i...
23:17, 2019-07-08

Russia in the Council of Europe: What does it mean for human rights? A controversial decision to restore Moscow's voting rights in the Council of Europe has been called a safeguard for human rights in Russia. But how m...
20:00, 2019-06-27

Crackdown trips up human rights groups Social media platforms, under pressure to block extremists, are sometimes also cracking down on human rights advocates and other legitimate content, ...
05:51, 2019-06-14

Civil rights activists slam Facebook's 'insufficient' attempts to tackle hate on its platform Facebook's latest update on its ongoing companywide civil rights audit has been criticized by activists who say that the social network needs to do m...
01:34, 2019-07-02

EU sued by human rights lawyers over migrant deaths A group of lawyers are asking the ICC to investigate the European Union for crimes against humanity, arguing that the bloc's policies are responsible...
15:00, 2019-06-03

UN human rights chief makes first visit to Venezuela The United Nations’ top human rights official is visiting Venezuela amid heightened international pressure on President Nicolás Maduro for allegedly ...
01:17, 2019-06-20

Maduro criticizes UN human rights report in letter Embattled Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro has written a letter to the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, to re...
02:51, 2019-07-13

Eritrea in the UN Human Rights Council: Fox guarding the henhouse The UN Human Rights Council regularly accuses Eritrea of large-scale human rights abuses. Yet the regime in Asmara was accepted as a member and now e...
20:00, 2019-06-27

Venezuela allows UN human rights chief Bachelet to set up office The UN human rights chief plans to set up an office in Venezuela to monitor the ongoing humanitarian crisis there. Michelle Bachelet said the dire si...
17:17, 2019-06-22

Philippines slam UN human rights probe of drug war The United Nations Human Rights Council has voted to investigate the thousands of killings in the Philippines tied to President Rodrigo Duterte's ong...
05:17, 2019-07-12

How to Protest Human Rights Abuses at U.S. Detention Centers Many of us are feeling some combination of despair, outrage, and shock at reports of the conditions at the U.S. southern border. It’s devastating to ...
22:17, 2019-06-21

I'm Human Rights Lawyer Becca Heller, and This Is How I Work As co-founder and executive director of the International Refugee Assistance Project, Becca Heller provides legal assistance to refugees trying to em...
20:34, 2019-06-05

37 countries rally around China at top UN human rights body More than three dozen countries have defended China’s “remarkable achievements” in human rights, challenging Western countries that have raised conce...
20:51, 2019-07-12

Labour to be probed by human rights watchdog over antisemitism An investigation into whether the Labour Party "unlawfully discriminated against, harassed or victimised people because they are Jewish" has been lau...
00:34, 2019-05-29

While Social Media Giants Struggle to Police Hate Speech and Divisive Rhetoric, This Knitting Site Just Banned Posts Supporting the Trump Administration Ravelry, a popular social network and online community for knitters and other needleworkers, has banned posts in support of President Donald Trump, s...
01:17, 2019-06-28

UN human rights chief meets with Venezuela’s Guaidó, Maduro CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The United Nations’ top human rights official is preparing to hold separate meetings in Caracas with Venezuelan oppos...
18:17, 2019-06-21

UN human rights chief Bachelet to visit Venezuela next week GENEVA (AP) — The United Nations’ top human rights official has scheduled a trip to Venezuela next week featuring meetings with President Nicol...
19:17, 2019-06-14

Amnesty: Don’t let Azerbaijan hide human rights abuses behind football • Body criticises decision to stage Europa League final in Baku• ‘Azerbaijan is in the grip of a sinister human rights crackdown’Amnesty Internationa...
15:34, 2019-05-22

US mass deportations would lead to 'tremendous human rights abuses' Grace Meng from Human Rights Watch told DW that even though recent immigration raids in US cities weren't as extensive as planned, they still struck ...
22:17, 2019-07-15

UN human rights chief meets in Venezuela with Guaidó, Maduro The top U.N. human rights official has met separately in Caracas with Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó and President Nicolás Maduro, who are ...
03:51, 2019-06-22

Human Rights Notice To Health Ministry Over Muzaffarpur Deaths The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Monday sent notices to the Union Health Ministry and the government of Bihar over reports of increasing d...
18:17, 2019-06-17

Human rights advocates fear Mexico's National Guard Mexico is being credited for helping to reduce Central American migration to the United States, but human rights advocates worry that the newly forme...
22:51, 2019-07-11

UN Human Rights chief arrives in Venezuela to probe crisis Michelle Bachelet will meet with members of the opposition, civil society and the government. The visit comes in the midst of an entrenched political...
09:01, 2019-06-20

Nicki Minaj pulls out of Saudi Arabia gig over human rights The US rapper said she had better educated herself on the issues and wanted to support the rights of women and the LGBT community in Saudi Arabia. As...
11:34, 2019-07-10

New Human Rights Panel Raises Fears of a Narrowing U.S. Advocacy Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the panel would give the administration guidance, but some lawmakers argued it could limit advocacy for women’s r...
03:51, 2019-07-09

Nature conservation projects marred by human rights violations Arrests, torture, murder: Is there a link between environmental protection organization WWF and brutal action taken by park rangers in Africa against...
02:17, 2019-05-22

Chinese human rights lawyer ‘totally changed man’ after being jailed Wife of Wang Quanzhang says his health has deteriorated after four years incarcerationThe wife of the jailed Chinese human rights lawyer Wang Quanzha...
05:00, 2019-06-29

Pompeo launches commission to study human rights role U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday launched a panel to re-examine the role of human rights in U.S. foreign policy, drawing criticism from ...
23:51, 2019-07-08

Venezuela must guarantee judicial impartiality - UN human rights expert As political tensions continue to escalate in Venezuela, a United Nations independent human rights expert has called on the Government to “take all n...
16:51, 2019-05-21

Israeli order against Human Rights Watch director frozen JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s Supreme Court has issued a ruling allowing the local director of Human Rights Watch to remain in the country while he...
16:34, 2019-06-02

Jeremy Corbyn accuses Donald Trump of spreading 'hate' as he makes speech at London demonstration Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has accused Donald Trump of spreading "hatred" and "racism" while speaking at a major demonstration against the US Presid...
19:17, 2019-06-04

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Disability inclusion, minimum wage, and LGBTI rights in Botswana This Tuesday, we cover: a new strategy for disability inclusion; continued talks on social justice at the international labour conference; an update ...
22:51, 2019-06-11

Leading Civil Rights Groups Call Facebook's Latest Internal Audit 'Woefully Inadequate' to Address Hate Facebook on Sunday issued the first major update of 2019 on the progress of its ongoing civil rights audit. The audit was launched a year ago followi...
08:51, 2019-07-01

Pompeo launches panel to review human rights in U.S. foreign policy U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday launched a panel to re-examine the role of human rights in U.S. foreign policy, which some lawmakers an...
17:51, 2019-07-08

Trump administration to review 'role of human rights in public policy' Advocates warn the new panel, helmed by an abortion and gay rights opponent, is a threat to progressive reformsUS secretary of state Mike Pompeo has ...
08:34, 2019-07-09

Human rights group accuses Egyptian forces of war crimes in Sinai CAIRO – Egyptian security forces have committed widespread abuses against civilians in northern Sinai, some of which amount to war crimes, Huma...
20:51, 2019-05-28

Veteran China dissident urges linking of human rights, trade TOKYO (AP) — Veteran Chinese dissident Wang Dan is urging Western nations to restore the link between human rights and trade with China. Wang was spe...
12:34, 2019-05-29

Human rights group locates North Korean execution sites SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A human rights group says it has identified hundreds of sites where witnesses claim North Korea has carried out public exec...
20:17, 2019-06-10

WhatsApp spyware: UK firm promises new 'respect for human rights' following allegations Novalpina Capital to establish new rules at NSO Group following multiple allegations that technology was used to spy on dissidents and the mediaA con...
20:51, 2019-06-18

The U.N. Human Rights Council Has Narrowly Agreed to Probe Killings in the Philippines (GENEVA) — The U.N.’s top human rights body has narrowly passed a resolution that includes calls for greater scrutiny in the Philippines....
05:17, 2019-07-12

Iran secretly executed teenage boys, human rights group says Iran secretly executed two 17-year-old teenagers, said the rights group Amnesty International, which criticized the country for its "utter disdain fo...
15:17, 2019-05-21

Trump should use trade tensions with China to emphasize human rights, Pelosi says President Trump must use ongoing U.S. trade fights with China to move the communist country toward honoring human rights at home, House Speaker Nancy...
18:51, 2019-06-04

With a premature death every five seconds, air pollution is violation of human rights, says UN expert An independent UN expert said on Monday that the failure of governments across the world to ensure clear air, constitutes a “violation of the rights ...
21:51, 2019-06-03

Colombia army general promoted amid human rights concerns The head of Colombia’s army has been promoted despite concerns that a controversial order he issued could spark a return to serious human rights viol...
04:34, 2019-06-06

Canada sanctions members of Nicaragua government for human rights violations The measures include asset freezes and dealings prohibitions with nine members of the Nicaraguan government, including Gustavo Eduardo Porras Cortes,...
03:51, 2019-06-22

Human Rights Notice Bihar DGP Over Death Of JD(U) Leader In Police Custody The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Monday sent a notice to the Bihar police chief over the death of a JD(U) leader in police custody, hours ...
00:17, 2019-07-16

‘Endemic’ sexual violence surging in South Sudan: UN human rights office A surge in sexual violence in South Sudan’s Unity state targeting victims as young as eight years old, has prompted a call from the UN human rights o...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Human Rights Watch accuses of Nicaragua torture against protesters, urges sanctions Pro-government forces in Nicaragua committed human rights abuses including torture in suppressing recent protests against President Daniel Ortega, an...
22:51, 2019-06-19

US May Deny Visa To Saudi Royal Family Members Over Human Rights Record Senate Republicans seeking a way to punish Saudi Arabia over its human rights record without provoking a veto by President Donald Trump are trying a ...
09:00, 2019-07-11

LGBT community in Chechnya faces ‘new wave of persecution’: UN human rights experts People in Chechnya who are suspected of being lesbian, gay or bisexual, are facing a “new wave of persecution” following a spate of killings involvin...
15:17, 2019-05-21

Rep. Mike Gallagher: U.S. should regulate surveillance sales to China, prioritize human rights The United States should more strictly regulate sales of U.S. surveillance technology to China when it is used to spy on Uyghur Muslims and other eth...
10:34, 2019-06-29

Amir Khan defends £7m Saudi Arabia fight despite human rights concerns • Khan faces Neeraj Goyat at King Abdullah Sports City in July• ‘I would be stupid to not take this opportunity’Amir Khan has defended the choice of ...
20:17, 2019-06-06

Cuban security forces are forcing dissidents into exile: human rights group MADRID, June 19 – Cuba’s state security is pressuring dissidents to go into exile in its attempt to weaken opposition on the Communist-ru...
19:00, 2019-06-19

Greta Thunberg, Fridays for Future movement win Amnesty human rights award Amnesty has awarded Swedish student activist Greta Thunberg and the Fridays for Future movement a human rights award. The movement has seen tens of t...
12:34, 2019-06-07

Human Rights Watch accuses Nicaragua of torture against protesters, urges sanctions Pro-government forces in Nicaragua committed human rights abuses including torture in suppressing recent protests against President Daniel Ortega, an...
01:34, 2019-06-20

Menendez faults Trump's UN nominee for focusing on human rights at confirmation hearing President Trump’s nominee to replace Nikki Haley as United Nations ambassador took fire at her confirmation hearing Wednesday for prioritizing human ...
03:34, 2019-06-20

Grievous violations continue against Myanmar civilians, Human Rights Council hears Marginalized communities in Myanmar still face “grievous human rights violations” at the hands of security forces, a UN-appointed independent expert ...
21:00, 2019-07-03

Social justice, human rights feature prominently at this year's Oscars in Hollywood Gender equality, the marginalization of indigenous languages, migration, the refugee crisis, the lives of domestic workers, poverty… All these issues...
18:51, 2019-05-21

Hong Kong mass protests are just the start of a wider human rights battle The protesters may have won this round, but the fight is far from over. The mass demonstration that flooded downtown Hong Kong on Sunday — the lates...
04:00, 2019-06-18

| Gambian ex-dictator 'handpicked' women for rape, abuse, Human Rights Watch says Former Gambian president Yahya Jammeh "handpicked" women whom he would rape or sexually coerce, offering cash, gifts and other privileges in exchange...
21:00, 2019-06-27

Huawei files motion to block U.S. ban, calling it an affront to global human rights The Chinese tech giant filed a legal motion Wednesday in U.S. federal court to have the Trump administration’s efforts to ban its equipment in the Un...
21:51, 2019-05-29

Brazil to add digital data protection to fundamental rights A proposal has been approved to put protection of personal information in digital platforms in the individual guarantees secured by the constitution....
17:51, 2019-07-08

Amir Khan must have ‘eyes firmly open’ to Saudi Arabia human rights issues Britain's Amir Khan is to face Neeraj Goyat in Jeddah in July The post Amir Khan must have ‘eyes firmly open’ to Saudi Arabia human rights issues app...
14:51, 2019-06-01

World Pride underscores that all people are born ‘free and equal’ in dignity and human rights The empowering message straight from the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) that "all human beings are born free and equal in dignity and h...
05:00, 2019-07-01

Human rights group asks Nicki Minaj to cancel performance in Saudi Arabia The "Megatron" rapper is set to perform in the country next week despite calls to quit the gig over the government's alleged human rights violations....
23:34, 2019-07-08

Venezuela: UN human rights office calls for ‘maximum restraint’ by authorities in face of new demonstrations With another day of mass protests taking place across Venezuela, the UN human rights office (OHCHR) said on Wednesday it was “extremely worried by re...
16:51, 2019-05-21

Mexico human rights group concerned about National Guard detaining U.S.-bound migrants Mexico's newly created National Guard has detained U.S.-bound migrants and the government should make public the rules governing their power to curb ...
00:51, 2019-07-09

United States: UN human rights office welcomes California moratorium on death penalty The UN human rights office (OHCHR) has welcomed the signing of an executive order by the Governor of California, in the United States, to impose a mo...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Nicki Minaj Pulls Out of Saudi Arabia Concert After Criticism From Human Rights Group (NEW YORK) — Nicki Minaj is pulling out of a concert in Saudi Arabia because she says she wants to show support for women’s rights, gay r...
20:34, 2019-07-09

Pompeo urges China to release human rights prisoners to mark Tiananmen crackdown U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday called on Beijing to mark the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square uprising this week by releasing ...
18:34, 2019-06-03

U.S. Senate Foreign Relations chairman offers human rights bill on Saudi Arabia The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee's Republican chairman, Senator Jim Risch, has introduced legislation seeking to push back on Saudi Arabia...
17:17, 2019-07-10

Russian court rules to free Chechen human rights advocate Oyub Titiev Chechen human rights advocate Oyub Titiev was granted early release by a Russian court on Monday after being given a four-year penal colony sentence ...
19:34, 2019-06-10

Monday’s Daily Brief: biodiversity and forests, labour and road safety, women’s rights, and fallen UN staff remembered This Monday, we cover: how one million species face extinction; the importance of safeguarding forests; a look at labour inequalities worldwide; effo...
17:00, 2019-05-21

Friday’s Daily Brief: Fundraising for Mozambique, Assange’s rights, Asia-Pacific development, Somalia and Sudan updates This Friday, we cover: a donor conference to support life-saving and recovery aid for Mozambique following two recent devastating cyclones; the need ...
00:34, 2019-06-01

Haiti stands ‘at the crossroads’ between peacekeeping, development – Bachelet urges strengthened ‘human rights protection’  With the end of the UN’s peacekeeping presence in Haiti in sight, the UN’s human rights chief told the Security Council on Wednesday that the country...
16:51, 2019-05-21

Greater transparency, fairer prices for medicines ‘a global human rights issue’, says UN health agency  While developing countries have long struggled with the price of medicines, today’s costs have rendered it a world-wide challenge, and the key topic ...
17:00, 2019-05-21

UN’s Bachelet rejects Sri Lankan official’s ‘spin’ on Human Rights Council encounter, urges reforms The UN’s top rights official on Wednesday rejected claims by Sri Lankan officials that she distanced herself from a report on the country and instruc...
16:17, 2019-05-21

Children of ISIL terrorists likely held in ‘secret detention facilities’, UN human rights office warns In Syria, it is suspected that children whose fathers fought for terrorist group ISIL are being held in unidentified “settlements” and “secret detent...
02:51, 2019-05-22

Ambassador Grenell: Human Rights Campaign should 'cease to exist' if they stay silent on Antifa attack The United States Ambassador to Germany, Richard Grenell, has slammed organizations like the Human Rights Campaign for their silence in light of the ...
22:51, 2019-07-02

UN Human Rights Council stands firm on LGBTI violence, Syria detainees and Philippines ‘war on drugs’ The 41st session of the United Nations Human Rights Council ended on Friday with measures taken to address worrying developments in Eritrea, Syria an...
10:51, 2019-07-13

Migrants, asylum seekers detained in Hungary ‘deliberately deprived of food’: UN human rights office The UN human rights office (OHCHR) said on Friday it was alarmed by reports that migrants and asylum seekers who are being held in Hungarian detentio...
19:17, 2019-05-21

Hong Kong’s struggle is ours too. It’s a wake-up call to defend all basic human rights | Natalie Nougayrède The young activists’ aspirations – to assemble peacefully, to speak freely, to not be persecuted – are a universal causeWhy do the Hong Kong activist...
10:34, 2019-06-19

Venezuela: ‘Shocked’ by alleged torture, death of navy captain, UN human rights chief urges ‘in-depth’ investigation The UN human rights chief has expressed her deep concern over the alleged torture and subsequent death of a retired navy captain who had been impriso...
23:17, 2019-07-02

Friday’s Daily Brief: Honouring fallen peacekeepers, action against gender-based violence; LGBT rights in Kenya, Rohingya water crisis Friday's main stories include: Honouring UN peacekeepers; landmark conference to combat sexual and gender-based violence in crises; Kenya upholds LGB...
00:00, 2019-05-25

Next T-Mobile Tuesdays freebie is Pride-themed, coming alongside OnePlus 7 Pro raffle Pride Month is almost over, and even though T-Mobile didn't join the likes of Microsoft or Apple in selling any limited edition, rainbow-colored gadg...
15:17, 2019-06-20

Next round of T-Mobile Tuesdays offers will include a nifty smartphone accessory for free The nation's highest-rated major carrier in terms of customer satisfaction probably owes a large part of that popularity to its very competitive serv...
04:17, 2019-06-06

Immigrants 'detained for years at Heathrow centre in human rights breach' Immigration detainees are being held for excessively long periods in breach of their human rights at a centre near Heathrow blighted by gang crime an...
13:34, 2019-05-30

Human rights campaigners hail major change by WHO as transgender no longer recognised as 'mental disorder' Human rights campaigners have welcomed a major change to the World Health Organisation's global manual of diagnoses that means transgender health iss...
04:34, 2019-05-30

Health and Human Services halts federal research using human fetal tissue The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced that federal sciences will no longer be allowed to use human fetal tissue to carry out res...
22:17, 2019-06-05

Trump tells US troops 'this is not a political speech' and immediately makes a political statement in speech Ed Jones/AP In a speech President Donald Trump gave to US troops and their families in South Korea, the commander-in-chief claimed his remarks was n...
00:00, 2019-07-03

'Man's best friend' is a robot dog to some with dementia A robot dog under development in California is vying to be a best friend to people with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia, offering com...
19:34, 2019-07-03

Dom Joly’s foodie tour of Lebanon The comedian spent his childhood in Lebanon and fell in love with its cuisine. Returning to tour the country’s mountains, he finds the food as good a...
09:17, 2019-06-09

How dementia robbed me of my love of cooking Wendy Mitchell wrote a bestselling memoir about having Alzheimer’s. Here she describes how the disease has changed her relationship with foodSome day...
17:51, 2019-06-16

Buckner dies at 69 after battle with dementia Bill Buckner, the 1980 National League batting champion who registered more than 2,700 hits during a career that touched four decades, died Monday af...
01:51, 2019-05-28

Lebanon's Hezbollah says U.S.-Iran war in region unlikely Lebanon's Hezbollah said on Friday that a regional war between Washington and Tehran had become unlikely as the United States knows it would pay a he...
00:17, 2019-06-01

Bill Buckner dies at 69 after battling dementia Bill Buckner, a star hitter who became known for making one of the most infamous plays in major league history, died at age 69 after battling Lewy bo...
08:51, 2019-05-28

Iran says detained US resident to be released to Lebanon Iran has agreed to hand over a U.S. permanent resident imprisoned for years in Tehran to Lebanese officials, an Iranian judiciary official said Tuesd...
12:17, 2019-06-11

Healthy lifestyle may cut risk of dementia regardless of genes Eight-year study suggests genetic predisposition does not make condition inevitableA healthy lifestyle that includes regular exercise, a balanced die...
02:17, 2019-07-15

Atrial fibrillation may raise dementia risk by 50% According to the largest research of its kind yet, atrial fibrillation may raise the risk of dementia even in people who did not experience a stroke....
00:17, 2019-06-20

Israel says drone penetrates its airspace from Lebanon JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says it has observed a drone entering Israeli airspace from Lebanon. In a brief announcement, the military said...
15:01, 2019-06-12

Create a Music Playlist for a Loved One With Dementia Watching a loved one decline from dementia can be an awful, isolating and hopeless experience. But even while a patient loses cognitive functioning—t...
21:17, 2019-06-20

Policemen killed by shooters in Lebanon's Tripoli: NNA Armed men fired at a patrol of Lebanon's Internal Security Forces (ISF) in the northern city of Tripoli on Monday night, killing two ISF members, sta...
00:01, 2019-06-04

Israel destroys last Hezbollah tunnel from Lebanon The Israeli military says it has finished sealing the last of a series of Hezbollah attack tunnels under the country's northern border with Lebanon, ...
20:34, 2019-06-03

Most older adults don't ask doctors about dementia, survey says Older adults may not be as worried about losing their memory as they should be, prompting concern from doctors that they won't seek help, a new study...
18:17, 2019-05-21

How frontotemporal dementia affects 'moral emotions' Scientists find a key difference between Alzheimer's and frontotemporal dementia: the latter affects a person's 'moral emotions' while the former doe...
03:34, 2019-06-18

Basketball Is ‘War, Minus the Shooting’ in Sectarian Lebanon The professional basketball season resembles an election campaign, with party colors adorning team jerseys and banners of political patrons hanging i...
21:00, 2019-05-22

4 Your Health: Healthy lifestyles that help prevent dementia Healthy lifestyles can help prevent dementia. Leading a healthy lifestyle is the most effective way to prevent dementia. New research shows people wh...
19:51, 2019-07-15

MLB notebook: Buckner dies at 69 after battling dementia Bill Buckner, the 1980 National League batting champion who registered more than 2,700 hits during a career that touched four decades, died Monday af...
07:34, 2019-05-28

Lebanon’s Nasrallah says his group has no missile factories BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon’s Hezbollah leader has rejected what he calls U.S. conditions for mediating a border and maritime dispute with Israel. Ha...
00:17, 2019-06-01

Can blood pressure drugs help reduce dementia risk? A large study analyzing the medical data of thousands of people suggests that dementia incidence is lower among those who take blood pressure medicat...
17:51, 2019-06-05

Newly recognised form of dementia could now be easier to diagnose Limbic-predominant age-related TDP-43 encephalopathy (LATE) is distinct from Alzheimer’s disease and tends to affect people near the end of their liv...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Risk for Dementia May Increase With Long-Term Use of Certain Medicines Here’s what research suggests about a class of drugs called anticholinergics, which treat a wide range of ailments, from depression to bladder issues...
19:34, 2019-06-27

Lebanon says issues still pending over sea border talks with Israel Lebanon insists any demarcation of its sea boundary with Israel be implemented only as part of a wider package including the land border, and wants t...
16:17, 2019-07-03

Sex and dementia: the intimate minefield of consent in a care home Training care workers can help break the taboo about sexual relationships between residentsFrank and Mary loved each other’s company. They would sit ...
18:51, 2019-07-03

Tunnel crossing between Lebanon and Israel went 22 storeys deep The Israeli army on Monday showed the inside of a sophisticated tunnel passing deep underground from Lebanon into northern Israel, saying it was inte...
19:17, 2019-06-03

In Lebanon, Syrian refugees face new pressure to go home ARSAL, Lebanon (AP) — Lebanese authorities have undertaken their most aggressive campaign yet for Syrian refugees to return home, taking action to en...
11:00, 2019-06-20

Healthy habits drastically reduce dementia risk Leading a healthy lifestyle is the most effective way to prevent dementia. That’s according to a new study lead by several researchers and presented ...
01:34, 2019-07-16

Despite the Headlines, We Don’t Yet Know If Anticholinergic Drugs Contribute to Dementia Risk There are a number of things that can increase the risk of dementia: age, of course, as well as certain genetic profiles and behaviors such as smokin...
20:51, 2019-06-27

Lebanon telecom authorities order blocking of Grindr BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon’s Telecommunications Ministry has ordered the blocking of the popular dating application Grindr, used mainly by gay men a...
19:51, 2019-05-29

Lebanon's Aoun affirms post-war settlement before funeral Lebanon's president on Friday reaffirmed the reconciliation among Lebanese after the 1975-90 civil war, before the funeral of a cabinet minister's ai...
19:17, 2019-07-05

Lebanon to attend Russia-backed talks on Syria Lebanon's president says his country is eager to take part in Russia-backed political meetings on the Syrian war because it wants to monitor efforts ...
16:34, 2019-06-19

Lebanon forces Syrian refugees to tear down walls Lebanon’s state-run National News Agency says Lebanese troops have entered refugee settlements in a town near the Syrian border to make sure that bri...
14:00, 2019-07-01

Israel open to U.S.-mediated talks with Lebanon on sea border Israel voiced openness on Monday to U.S.-mediated talks with Lebanon on resolving a dispute over the neighbors' maritime border that has dogged Medit...
16:17, 2019-05-27

Neurotrack raises $21 million to detect and track dementia Neurotrack, a startup developing an early detection and treatment solution for dementias including Alzheimer's, raised $21 million in venture capital...
00:51, 2019-06-12

Lebanon's Hariri postpones cabinet meeting after shootout Lebanon's Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri will delay Monday's cabinet meeting for 48 hours to allow tensions to calm down after a shootout in the Chouf...
14:17, 2019-07-02

Lebanon slams Trump administration’s Mideast peace plan Lebanon’s Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri has criticized the Trump administration’s $50 billion investment proposal, part of its Middle East peace pla...
15:34, 2019-06-23

Missing for days, woman with dementia found alive in woods WHITEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — An 85-year-old woman with dementia was found alive but dehydrated in North Carolina four days after she went missing in South...
01:34, 2019-06-12

U.S. sanctions three Hezbollah leaders, including two Lebanon Parliament members The U.S. Treasury added three top Hezbollah figures to its list of sanctioned individuals on Tuesday, including two members of the Lebanese Parliamen...
05:17, 2019-07-10

Miami news anchor killed himself over fears he had dementia, family says The Miami news anchor who was found dead this week took his own life — likely because he was crippled by the fear that he had dementia, his brother s...
18:17, 2019-06-06

Lebanon's Hezbollah vows to confront U.S. Middle East plan Lebanon's Iran-backed Hezbollah said on Friday it was a religious and moral duty to confront the U.S. Middle East plan that President Donald Trump ha...
00:17, 2019-06-01

Tensions forces evacuation of Syrian refugee camp in Lebanon DEIR AL-AHMAR, Lebanon (AP) — Dozens of Syrian refugees have dismantled their tents in a camp they lived in for years in eastern Lebanon after author...
18:17, 2019-06-09

Tensions force evacuation of Syrian refugee camp in Lebanon Dozens of Syrian refugees have dismantled their tents in a camp they lived in for years in eastern Lebanon after authorities ordered their evacuation...
22:34, 2019-06-09

Healthy living may help offset genetic risk of dementia: study Living healthily with a good diet and regular exercise may help people with a higher genetic susceptibility to dementia to offset the risk of develop...
18:34, 2019-07-14

U.S. plan will not lure Lebanon into settling Palestinians: parliament speaker Lebanon will not be lured by a U.S. plan to invest billions in the country in return for settling Palestinian refugees, its parliament speaker Nabih ...
12:51, 2019-06-23

WHO recommends exercising, not smoking, healthy diet to prevent dementia To reduce the risk of dementia and cognitive decline, new guidelines released by the World Health Organization recommend people eliminate risk factor...
18:17, 2019-05-21

Militant attack kills two police, two soldiers in Lebanon's Tripoli A militant attacked a security forces patrol in Lebanon's northern city of Tripoli on Monday night, killing two police officers and two army soldiers...
06:51, 2019-06-04

As waters warm, lionfish invasion strains Lebanon's seas Lebanese fisherman Hassan Younes has been diving the same waters off his coastal hometown for three decades but has never seen anything like this yea...
17:51, 2019-07-09

Commonly prescribed anticholinergic drugs linked to dementia risk A widely used group of drugs -- anticholinergics -- used for everything from depression to allergies and gastrointestinal conditions to Parkinson's d...
21:17, 2019-06-27

U.S. sanctions three Hezbollah leaders, including two members of Lebanon's Parliament The U.S. Treasury added three top Hezbollah figures to its list of sanctioned individuals on Tuesday, including two members of the Lebanese Parliamen...
21:01, 2019-07-09

Risk of dementia rises with prostate cancer hormone-blocking therapy Prostate cancer patients who received hormone-lowering therapy were at higher risk of developing dementia and Alzheimer's disease later on than men w...
01:34, 2019-07-04

Lebanon rugby league players threatened with jail over planned protest Robbie Farah and teammates plan to cover up LRLF logoDispute over governing body’s board electionsThe Lebanon Rugby League Federation has threatened ...
05:34, 2019-06-19

Caregiver filmed abusing 101-year-old dementia patient gets 8 months in jail An evil caregiver who was secretly filmed abusing and slapping a 101-year-old dementia patient has been jailed for eight months. Ashikiah Reid, 36, w...
23:34, 2019-06-21

Islamic State claims June attack that killed four on patrol in Lebanon's Tripoli Islamic State claimed responsibility on Thursday for an attack that killed two police officers and two soldiers on patrol in patrol in Lebanon's Trip...
10:17, 2019-07-05

As a WWII vet battles dementia, his family's research uncovers lost stories from his life Carl Thompson, 95, hasn't told a wartime story in years. Newspaper clippings and military records are revealing lost parts of his life to loved ...
22:17, 2019-05-25

CBOE AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME CLIMBS 23% IN MARCH; Average Daily Volume Of 4.6 Million, Total Volume Of 92.9 Million Contracts; Trading In Options On Exchange Traded Funds Grows By 42% CHICAGO, April 1, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced today that average daily volume in March was 4,647,680 contracts traded ...
04:00, 2019-05-23

UN health agency highlights lifestyle choices that can prevent onset of dementia, as millions more succumb each year Key lifestyle choices such as getting regular exercise, not smoking or drinking too much, can reduce the risk of dementia and cognitive decline, the ...
16:34, 2019-05-21

An iconic American artist has been churning out work that makes millions at cruise ship auctions. But a new report claims he has dementia and imposters have been making art under his name. Ben Gabbe/Getty Images for Gotham Magazine The renowned American artist Peter Max is reportedly suffering from advanced dementia, and some have call...
03:17, 2019-05-31

European City Goes Above And Beyond To Be Most Dementia-Friendly City In The World (NBC NEWS) – Right now, 6 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s a number that’s expected to more than double in the next 30 years...
02:51, 2019-05-26

U.A.E. Moves to Extricate Itself From Yemen War The United Arab Emirates is aiming to pull most of its forces out of the Saudi-led campaign against Houthi rebels, disentangling itself from a four-y...
06:51, 2019-07-03

What is Turkey doing in Libya? Several international players, including Turkey, are involved in the ongoing civil war in Libya. Ankara supports the internationally recognized Libya...
01:51, 2019-07-08

Nearly 92,000 killed in Yemen war since 2015: database CAIRO — Yemen’s civil war has killed at least 91,600 people so far, a database tracking violence said Wednesday, presenting a new estimate after comp...
19:00, 2019-06-19

UAE fast withdrawing from controversial Yemen war The future of Yemen is shrouded in a fresh slew of speculation amid reports this week that the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are abruptly withdrawing th...
07:51, 2019-07-13

CNN exposes systematic abuse of aid in Yemen Tens of thousands of people are going hungry in Houthi-controlled Yemen as desperately needed food aid is diverted away from them, a CNN investigatio...
15:17, 2019-05-21

Yemen civil war: the conflict explained Everything you need to know about conflict that has turned country into humanitarian catastropheUK arms sales to Saudi Arabia unlawful, court of appe...
18:17, 2019-06-20

Starving Yemen's drug problem Noon in the Yemen. A sullen hour with the sun at its scorching zenith, the entire country is tense, on the verge of a national itch. When matters of ...
23:17, 2019-05-21

Libya: UAE used US-made jet in bombing Libya's UN-backed government has said the United Arab Emirates used a US-made F-16 fighter jet in Wednesday's attack on a migrant detention center th...
20:17, 2019-07-05

7,500 kids 'killed or maimed' in Yemen since 2013, UN says The suffering of children caught up in the Yemen conflict has become "simply appalling," according to a UN report. It says thousands of kids have bee...
05:17, 2019-06-29

WFP begins partial suspension of Yemen food aid The World Food Programme (WFP) said on Thursday it had started a partial suspension of aid in Yemen, citing failure to reach an agreement with the Ir...
00:51, 2019-06-21

House Moves Again to Cut Off Support to Saudi War in Yemen The vote was part of a barrage of defense policy measures that would put a Democratic stamp on the military and serve as an indictment of the preside...
06:17, 2019-07-12

UN threatens to suspend food aid in Yemen after CNN investigation The United Nations is threatening to suspend aid that helps thousands of destitute Yemenis following a CNN investigation that exposed the theft or "d...
15:17, 2019-05-21

How U.S. Weapons Ended Up Hitting Hospitals in Yemen A former senior State Department official sent to monitor the Saudi-led war in Yemen told us he saw firsthand how the Saudis failed to avoid civilian...
06:34, 2019-05-23

WFP: Aid to Yemen will be suspended unless Houthi rebels allow access The United Nations World Food Program has warned it would suspend aid to areas of Yemen controlled by Houthi rebels unless its leaders allow unfetter...
18:51, 2019-05-21

Libya Fighting Has Erupted Again. Here’s the Oil Impact Amid fighting near the Libyan capital of Tripoli, the risk of oil-supply outages from the OPEC member remains high. The country has been in disarray ...
22:17, 2019-07-05

Libya PM Serraj will not sit down with rival Haftar to end war Libya's internationally recognized Prime Minister Fayez al-Serraj said on Sunday he was not prepared to sit down with eastern commander Khalifa Hafta...
02:51, 2019-06-17

In battle for Libya's oil, water becomes a casualty While Libya's oil lies at the heart of three months of fighting over Tripoli and years of power struggles before that, water is becoming a far bigger...
09:51, 2019-07-02

Sea-Eye rescues 44 migrants off Libya's coast A German rescue boat has picked up 44 people that were stranded off the Libyan coast. The rescue comes a day after the same boat handed over 65 migra...
00:00, 2019-07-09

Libya's refugees caught in the crossfire of war A conflict between Libya's competing government factions has placed refugees in the middle of a bloody power struggle. A deadly airstrike on a detent...
19:51, 2019-07-04

CBOE SETS DAILY RECORDS FOR TOTAL VOLUME AND ETF VOLUME; CFE SETS TOTAL DAILY VOLUME RECORD CHICAGO, May 7, 2010 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that Thursday, May 6 was its most active trading day ever as a record...
22:34, 2019-05-22

U.S. wants military coalition to safeguard waters off Iran, Yemen The United States hopes to enlist allies over the next two weeks or so in a military coalition to safeguard strategic waters off Iran and Yemen, wher...
05:17, 2019-07-10

Cholera surge stalks Yemen's hungry and displaced In the last two weeks Dr Asmahan Ahmed has seen a surge in suspected cholera cases arriving at her health center in Abs, a small, Houthi-held town in...
17:51, 2019-06-11

Yemen: UAE confirms withdrawal from port city of Hodeidah Move is a significant moment in civil war, but officials say UAE remains in Saudi-led coalition against HouthisThe United Arab Emirates has announced...
16:01, 2019-07-09

US calls for coalition to safeguard seas off Iran and Yemen The US is calling on allies to join a coalition to safeguard waters off Iran and Yemen. The plan would see the US play a command and intelligence rol...
11:34, 2019-07-10

UAE scaling back military role in Yemen conflict The UAE is beginning a partial military drawdown in Yemen. Experts say the country is pushing for a political solution to end the conflict, but growi...
01:17, 2019-07-10

| Yemen rebel court condemns 30 to death for spying A court run by Yemen's Huthi rebels sentenced 30 academics, trade unionists and preachers to death for allegedly spying for the Saudi-led coalition, ...
19:51, 2019-07-09

U.N. Report Says 7,500 Kids Have Been Killed or Wounded in Yemen Since 2013 UNITED NATIONS — Over 7,500 children have been killed or wounded in Yemen in the last 5 1/2 years as a result of airstrikes, shelling, fighting...
09:34, 2019-06-30

Nearly 100,000 civilians have been killed in ongoing Yemen war, report finds Almost 100,000 civilians have been killed since 2015 as the Yemen war rages on, according to new data unveiled by the Armed Conflict Location and Eve...
15:34, 2019-06-20

World Food Program partly suspends aid in Yemen The United Nations World Food Program said Thursday it's partially suspended food assistance operations in Yemen after it failed to reach an agreemen...
00:34, 2019-06-22

MQ-9 Reaper drone shot down over Yemen on June 6, CENTCOM says U.S. Central Command reported Monday that a MQ-9 Reaper was shot down over Yemen on June 6 at an altitude that suggested Iranian involvement, just a ...
21:17, 2019-06-17

Saudi vice minister of defense says met with U.N. envoy to Yemen Saudi vice minister of defense Khalid bin Salman stressed Saudi support for a political solution in Yemen in a meeting with U.N. special envoy to Ye...
03:17, 2019-07-16

‘The Saudis couldn’t do it without us’: the UK’s true role in Yemen’s deadly war Britain does not merely supply the bombs that fall on Yemen – it provides the personnel and expertise that keep the war going. But is the government ...
20:51, 2019-06-18

Yemen's Houthis to allow U.N. to inspect ships in Hodeidah: sources Yemen's Houthi movement and the United Nations have agreed on a mechanism to inspect ships docking at Hodeidah following the group's withdrawal from ...
14:34, 2019-06-18

No Houthi military in three key Yemen ports for past month: U.N. A U.N. mission monitoring a peace deal between warring parties in Yemen's Hodeidah region said on Wednesday it had not detected any Houthi military f...
00:51, 2019-06-13

U.A.E. Pulls Most Forces From Yemen in Blow to Saudi War Effort The major reduction in troops by the Emiratis, the military linchpin of the Saudi-led war in Yemen, is a belated recognition that the war is no longe...
04:34, 2019-07-12

Yemen's Houthi rebels strike Saudi airport Houthi rebels have attacked a civilian airport in Saudi Arabia for the second time in less than two weeks. The Houthis said the strike was in retalia...
04:00, 2019-06-24

Migrants die of disease in Libya detention; UN criticized In the desert of western Libya, hundreds of African migrants were held for months in a detention center, packed in amid garbage covered in maggots an...
16:51, 2019-06-30

Libya: UN Security Council calls for ceasefire The 15-member bloc has called on warring factions in Libya to cease fighting and enter talks. The body also strongly condemned Tuesday's airstrike on...
15:34, 2019-07-06

UN says migrant boat capsized off Libya's coast The U.N. migration agency says a boat carrying dozens of Europe-bound migrants has capsized off Libya's Mediterranean coast, as the search for surviv...
17:01, 2019-06-02

Turkey says 6 citizens held in Libya have been freed ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A Turkish official says six Turkish nationals who were held by a Libyan force have been released. A Foreign Ministry official s...
15:17, 2019-07-01

UN says migrant boat capsized off Libya’s coast CAIRO (AP) — The U.N. migration agency says a boat carrying dozens of Europe-bound migrants has capsized off Libya’s Mediterranean coast, as th...
16:34, 2019-06-02

| UN envoy warns of 'long and bloody war' in Libya The UN envoy for Libya has called for immediate action to cut off arms flows to the warring sides in Libya, warning that the ongoing battle for Tripo...
13:17, 2019-05-22

| Nearly 40 killed in air strike on Libya migrant centre Nearly 40 migrants were killed in an air strike in their detention centre in a Tripoli suburb blamed on Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar, who has been...
14:34, 2019-07-03

The Latest: UN says 3,300 detained migrants at risk in Libya The U.N. agency dealing with migration says some 3,300 migrants who remain detained in centers similar to the one near Libya’s capital Tripoli that w...
22:51, 2019-07-03

Airstrike hits detention center in Libya An airstike hit a migrant detention center near the capital city of Tripoli, killing at elast 40 people. Libyan government blames the self-styled Lib...
21:51, 2019-07-03

| War-torn Libya's electricians battle to keep the lights on Precariously perched 50m up an electricity pylon providing power to Libya's capital, Mohamad Dahman attempts to fix damage caused by fighting - but h...
22:34, 2019-05-30

Libya conflict: No end in sight to humanitarian crisis Migrants in Tripoli are staging a hunger strike demanding better protection by the UN as the death toll rises to staggering heights. But the conflict...
01:17, 2019-07-10

UN chief calls for arms embargo against Libya Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is strongly urging all countries to implement a U.N. arms embargo against Libya, saying illegal weapons transfers ...
02:51, 2019-06-11

Yemen's Houthis attack Saudi Abha Airport: Al-Masirah TV Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement said on Saturday that it carried out drone attacks on military sites at Abha airport in southern Saudi Arabia, t...
23:51, 2019-07-06

WFP hopeful Yemen's 'good' Houthis will prevail to allow food aid suspension to end United Nations food chief David Beasley said on Friday he was hopeful that "good Houthis" would prevail to allow the agency to lift its partial suspe...
18:00, 2019-06-21

'I feel lucky': millions have fled war-torn Yemen – the US has accepted 50 The war in Middle Eastern country is the world’s worst humanitarian crisis but Trump has all but ended Yemeni immigration, leaving a community tornSi...
18:51, 2019-06-27

UAE Says Reducing Troops In War-Torn Yemen, Moving To "Peace Plan" The United Arab Emirates announced today it was reducing the number of troops in war-torn Yemen and shifting from a military strategy to a peace plan...
14:51, 2019-07-08

Yemen's Houthis attack Saudi Jizan Airport: Al-Masirah TV Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement said on Saturday that it carried out drone attacks on warplane hangars and other military sites in Jizan airport...
23:51, 2019-07-06

United Arab Emirates pulls out of Saudi-led coalition in Yemen Military forces of the United Arab Emirates have started a withdrawal from Yemen, Emirati officials said, leaving Saudi Arabia to fight Houthi rebels...
20:34, 2019-07-12

UAE troop drawdown in Yemen was agreed with Saudi Arabia: official The United Arab Emirates had been planning its recent troop drawdown in Yemen for over a year and coordinated its move with key ally Saudi Arabia, a ...
18:51, 2019-07-08

Yemen: Houthi rebels attack Saudi airport with drone Yemen-based Houthi rebels have launched their third attack in three weeks on Abha international airport in southern Saudi Arabia. The Saudis say they...
07:34, 2019-07-02

The Latest: Yemen rebels target Saudi airport, 26 wounded DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on Mideast developments amid rising tensions in the Persian Gulf region (all times local): 1:05 p.m. Th...
11:34, 2019-06-12

Yemen's Houthis say they attacked Saudi's Najran airport by drone Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement said it launched a drone attack on a Patriot missile battery in the airport of the Saudi city of Najran near the...
16:00, 2019-05-23

Oman following Yemen escalation with 'great concern': Omani media Oman is following with "great concern the military escalation" in Yemen's war as well as a missile strike on Saudi Arabia's Abha airport, the Oman TV...
12:00, 2019-06-14

The Latest: Saudis: Yemen rebels targeted desalination plant DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region amid rising tensions between Iran and the U.S. (all times lo...
11:00, 2019-06-20

Saudi-led coalition targets Houthis in Yemen's Dalea - Al Arabiya TV The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen has started an operation against Houthi targets in the Yemeni province of Dalea, Al Arabiya TV reported on ...
10:51, 2019-05-29

U.N. food chief warns aid suspension in Yemen likely to start this week United Nations food chief David Beasley warned on Monday that a phased-suspension of food assistance in Yemen was likely to begin later this week ove...
01:00, 2019-06-18

Yemen's Houthis say they attacked Saudi airport, power station Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement said on Monday that it carried out drone attacks on Saudi Arabia's Abha airport and Tihama power station, the gr...
00:51, 2019-07-09

Saudi Warplanes, Most Made in America, Still Bomb Civilians in Yemen U.S. efforts to reduce civilian casualties have failed to stop allied warplanes with the Saudi coalition from bombing homes and killing families in Y...
03:17, 2019-05-23

| UN hears calls to enforce Libya arms embargo The UN Security Council has renewed a green light to a European Union mission to combat migrant trafficking and arms smuggling off Libya's coast amid...
10:34, 2019-06-11

Libya claims UAE bombed migrant center with US-made jet Libya's UN-backed government has said the United Arab Emirates used a US-made F-16 fighter jet in Wednesday's attack on a migrant detention center th...
11:00, 2019-07-15

Six Turkish citizens detained in Libya now released: ministry Six Turkish citizens detained in Libya by forces loyal to commander Khalifa Haftar have been released, the Turkish foreign ministry spokesman said on...
12:51, 2019-07-01

Refugees sent to Libya under EU deal face 'catastrophic' conditions Facing the risk of exploitation, violence and torture, aid groups warn Libya is not a safe country for refugees. They argue that is reason enough for...
07:01, 2019-07-16

Migrants detained in Libya, caught in crossfire, seek aid CAIRO (AP) — Eritrean migrants say the facility where they are detained in western Libya was caught in the crossfire between rival militias. The two ...
11:17, 2019-07-01

Haftar militia shoots down Turkish drone over Libya A Turkish drone has been destroyed by forces loyal to Libyan warlord Khalifa Haftar near Libya's only functioning civilian airport, Haftar's LNA mili...
00:17, 2019-07-01

UN chief urges implementation of arms embargo against Libya UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is strongly urging all countries to implement a U.N. arms embargo against Libya, saying ille...
20:17, 2019-06-10

New migrants brought to Libya center hit by deadly air strike More migrants have been moved to a detention center in Libya's capital where an air strike killed more than 50 last week, despite a risk it could be ...
07:51, 2019-07-14

UN chief hopeful for Libya, after Quartet meeting in Tunis Secretary-General António Guterres said he is hopeful for a solution to the eight-year long conflict in Libya, after a high-level meeting in Tunis, T...
18:51, 2019-05-21

From Libya to Texas, tragedies illustrate plight of migrants Recent tragedies have focused attention on the risks faced by migrants, who are often seen as a political headache in the countries they hope to reac...
09:34, 2019-07-06

Paris Says Its Missiles Found On Pro-Haftar Base In Libya The French defence ministry said Wednesday that its missiles had been found on a base used by forces loyal to Libya's Khalifa Haftar, but it denied s...
11:51, 2019-07-10

| Babies saved from Libya clashes in airlift to Rome Nearly 150 migrants from east Africa, including 65 minors and 13 babies under one, were rescued from conflict-torn Libya and airlifted to Rome by the...
16:51, 2019-06-01

Air strike hits warehouse co-owned by Italy's ENI in Libya A storehouse belonging to Libya's Mellitah Oil & Gas, a joint-venture between the National Oil Corporation (NOC) and Italy's ENI, was damaged in an a...
02:17, 2019-06-19

African refugees evacuated from Libya to Italy, more help needed: U.N. A total of 149 Africans in Libya were evacuated to Italy on Thursday, but more states must help people escape deteriorating conditions in Tripoli aft...
21:51, 2019-05-30

Air strike hits Libya migrant detention center Dozens were killed in an air strike on a center housing migrants on the outskirts of Tripoli, with many more wounded. Center officials blamed the att...
05:17, 2019-07-03

UAE denies ownership of weapons found in Libya: statement The United Arab Emirates denied ownership of weapons found in Libya, a statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation sai...
21:51, 2019-07-02

Libya's UN-recognised government launches peace initiative Plan comes after efforts to persuade US that White House had wrong message on LibyaLibya’s UN-recognised government in Tripoli has sought to break th...
08:17, 2019-06-17

| 300 migrants 'still held in Libya centre' hit by deadly raid Around 300 migrants are still being held in the detention centre in Libya where more than 44 people were killed in an air strike, the International O...
11:17, 2019-07-05

UN calls for inquiry into Libya detention centre bombing Attack widely blamed on warlord Khalifa Haftar, which left at least 44 dead, labelled ‘war crime’The United Nations has called for an independent inq...
20:17, 2019-07-03

Libya's Tripoli Government Blames U.A.E. for Deadly Airstrike Libya’s United Nations-backed government blamed the United Arab Emirates for a deadly airstrike in Tripoli this week, suggesting a new level of forei...
21:34, 2019-07-04

| UN calls for Libya ceasefire as death toll climbs to 1 000 The UN Security Council has called for a ceasefire in Libya as the death toll from a three-month offensive on Tripoli reached 1 000, including scores...
22:00, 2019-07-06

At least 40 killed after airstrike targets migrant center in Libya At least 40 people have been killed and another 80 injured after an airstrike hit a migrant center east of the Libyan capital of Tripoli early Wednes...
18:00, 2019-07-03

At least 44 die as air strike hits Libya migrant detention center: U.N. An air strike hit a detention center for mainly African migrants in a suburb of the Libyan capital Tripoli late on Tuesday, killing at least 44 peopl...
07:51, 2019-07-04

Yemen's Houthis, in tit-for-tat, launch fresh attacks against Saudi Abha airport Yemen's Houthi group carried out new drone strikes on a Saudi airport on Friday after a series of air strikes by a Saudi-led coalition against the ca...
09:01, 2019-06-14

British court bans arms sales to Saudis over Yemen concerns A London court issued a historic legal decision Thursday to ban British arms sales to Saudi Arabia, as part of an effort to stop the years-long viole...
19:17, 2019-06-20

1 Dead, Several Injured In Drone Attack Saudi Airport By Yemen Rebels A Yemeni rebel attack on a civilian airport in southern Saudi Arabia killed a Syrian national and wounded seven civilians Sunday, a Riyadh-led coalit...
05:51, 2019-06-24

Yemen president slams U.N. envoy's handling of war in letter to secretary-general Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi criticized the U.N.'s special envoy to the country in a sharply-worded letter to the U.N. chief, describing h...
08:17, 2019-05-25

Yemen's Houthis target two Saudi airports with multiple drone attacks Yemen's Houthi movement launched fresh drone attacks targeting Jizan and Abha airports in southern Saudi Arabia, the group's Al-Masirah TV said on Sa...
02:17, 2019-06-16

Yemen foreign minister resigns amid differences over U.N. efforts: sources Yemen's foreign minister has submitted his resignation as differences emerge within the Saudi-backed government over the handling of a U.N.-led peace...
18:34, 2019-06-10

Yemen’s Houthi rebels launch attack drones into Saudi Arabia DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Yemen’s Houthi rebels have launched at least two drones targeting a southwest Saudi city that’s home t...
06:34, 2019-06-11

Yemen's Houthis strike Saudi utility station, coalition responds Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthis launched a projectile into southern Saudi Arabia late on Wednesday which the Saudi-led coalition said landed near a desa...
00:51, 2019-06-21

UN Security Council offers Yemen Special Envoy ‘their full support’ Security Council members issued a statement on Monday offering “their full support” to the UN Special Envoy for Yemen, Martin Griffiths, after he had...
19:00, 2019-06-11

Yemen blast kills 14 children, leaves others fighting for their lives in Sana’a Further details have emerged of an attack on a school in the Yemeni capital Sana’a at the weekend which killed 14 youngsters and critically injured 1...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Boris Johnson allowed arms sales to Saudis after Yemen bombing Former foreign secretary accused of showing ‘total disregard’ for civilians Tory leadership frontrunner Boris Johnson recommended that the UK allow S...
08:17, 2019-06-12

Germany, UAE renew business ties, gloss over arms exports, Yemen war Germany and the United Arab Emirates have extended their multibillion-euro partnership during a meeting in Berlin. Opposition Greens decried the UAE'...
02:17, 2019-06-13

US plans coalition of military allies to patrol waters off Iran and Yemen Pentagon’s top general says group of nations would ensure freedom of navigation in Straits of HormuzThe United States hopes to enlist allies in the c...
07:51, 2019-07-10

Yemen's Houthis attack military positions at Saudi Jizan airport: TV Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi group attacked military positions and aircraft hangars at Saudi Arabia's Jizan airport, the group's Al Masirah TV said on...
02:17, 2019-06-30

Yemen's Houthis strike Saudi airport, coalition vows to retaliate The Saudi-led military coalition vowed to respond firmly to a missile attack by Yemeni Houthi forces on a civilian airport in southern Saudi Arabia o...
20:34, 2019-06-12

Libya may shut migrant detention centres after deadly airstrike Reports suggest guards shot at refugees as they tried to flee after first missile hitLibya’s government is considering closing all migrant detention ...
17:00, 2019-07-04

Libya suffers drinking water crisis amidst battle for oil TRIPOLI — While Libya’s oil lies at the heart of three months of fighting over Tripoli and years of power struggles before that, water is becoming a ...
22:51, 2019-07-02

Nearly 200 Europe-bound migrants intercepted at sea by Libya’s coast guard Spokesman Ayoub Gassim said Saturday that five rubber boats carrying 199 migrants were intercepted over the past several days near the capital, Tripo...
18:00, 2019-06-22

U.S. missiles, sold to France, found in rebel hands in Libya Authorities said Wednesday Libyan government forces have discovered multiple U.S.-made Javelin anti-tank missiles in rebel hands, prompting new conce...
09:17, 2019-07-11

Airstrike Kills Dozens of Migrants at Detention Center in Libya The bomb ripped through a hangar in Tripoli packed with African migrants hoping to reach Europe. A spokesman for Gen. Khalifa Hifter denied responsib...
15:34, 2019-07-04

Libya's civil war: US 'undermines any hope for a successful political process' The warring factions in Libya's stalemated conflict don't seem to be interested in a diplomatic solution. The United States could use its clout in or...
18:51, 2019-07-14

Tunisia, Algeria, Egypt call for a cease-fire in Libya Tunisia, Algeria and Egypt have expressed their "deep concern" over the chaotic situation in Libya and called for an immediate cease-fire in the coun...
13:00, 2019-06-13

Libya’s migrants and refugees with tuberculosis ‘left to die’ in detention centres Migrants and refugees suffering from tuberculosis are being left “effectively to die” in a Libyan detention centre south of Tripoli, the UN human rig...
18:17, 2019-06-07

Libya’s Increased Oil Production Thwarts OPEC’s Reduction Plans Despite the country’s political instability, its production has grown to 885,000 barrels a day, undercutting OPEC’s efforts to shrink supplies worldw...
15:51, 2019-05-21

Libya’s Hifter tells Macron no cease-fire without negotiator Libyan commander Khalifa Hifter said in a meeting Wednesday with French President Emmanuel Macron that he cannot work toward a ceasefire because he h...
21:17, 2019-05-22

| Egypt jihadist returned from Libya to face terror charges A high-profile Egyptian jihadist who was transferred to Cairo from Libya will face a military tribunal over his alleged involvement in terror attacks...
11:51, 2019-05-30

| US, Egypt urge calm in Libya amid Tripoli offensive The United States and Egypt, a key backer of Libyan militia leader Khalifa Haftar, have called for calm as the strongman pressed ahead in his offensi...
06:17, 2019-05-30

At least 40 killed after airstrike hits migrant detention center in Libya An airstrike hit a detention center for migrants in the Libyan capital early Wednesday, killing at least 40 people, a health official in the country'...
18:51, 2019-07-03

Airstrike in Libya flattens migrant detention center, killing at least 44 At least 44 people have been killed Wednesday in Libya after an airstrike flattened a detention center for migrants near the war-torn country’s capit...
18:51, 2019-07-03

Six children among 53 confirmed fatalities after Libya detention centre airstrikes The toll from Tuesday’s reported airstrikes on a detention centre in the suburbs of Tripoli has risen to 53 dead and more than 130 injured among the ...
19:17, 2019-07-05

Libya's Tripoli Mitiga airport resumes air traffic following air strike Air traffic at the Libyan capital's only functioning airport resumed on Wednesday after being halted earlier following an air strike, according to a ...
23:34, 2019-07-03

Libya's NOC calls on eastern forces to free head of oil union Libya's national oil corporation NOC on Thursday called on Haftar's Eastern Libyan forces to release the head of the oil workers' labor union, Saad D...
02:17, 2019-05-24

40 killed after airstrike hits migrant detention center in Libya BENGHAZI, Libya — An airstrike hit a detention center for migrants in the Libyan capital early Wednesday, killing at least 40 people, a health offici...
14:34, 2019-07-03

Water supply restored for millions in Libya, averting crisis Armed group cut off water to capital and other cities as UN special envoy warns of ‘start of a long and bloody war’Water supplies to the Libyan capit...
21:51, 2019-05-21

An Airstrike Hit a Migrant Detention Center in Libya, Killing at Least 40 People (BENGHAZI, Libya) — An airstrike hit a detention center for migrants in the Libyan capital early Wednesday, killing at least 40 people and woun...
13:51, 2019-07-03

40 Killed, 70 Injured In Strike On Libya Migrant Centre: Officials Nearly 40 migrants were killed and more than 70 wounded in an air strike on their detention centre in a suburb of the Libyan capital Tripoli, an emer...
03:51, 2019-07-03

At least 40 dead after Libya airstrike; rival forces trade blame An airstrike on a migrant center in Libya's capital early Wednesday killed at least 40 people amid a heightening conflict between the United Nations-...
16:00, 2019-07-03

U.N. council pushes Libya truce, tells other countries to stay out The United Nations Security Council on Friday condemned a deadly air strike on a migrant detention center in Libya, called for the warring parties to...
02:34, 2019-07-06

| Libya arms embargo must be enforced - UN chief Antonio Guterres All countries must implement a UN arms embargo against Libya with illegal weapons transfers by land, sea and air fuelling the current fighting in the...
16:51, 2019-06-11

At least 44 killed as air strike hits Libya migrant detention center: U.N An air strike hit a detention center for mainly African migrants in a suburb of the Libyan capital Tripoli late on Tuesday, killing at least 44 peopl...
16:17, 2019-07-03

44 Migrants Dead After Airstrike Hits Detention Center in Libya (BENGHAZI, Libya) — An airstrike hit a detention center for migrants near the Libyan capital early Wednesday, killing at least 44 people and wo...
16:34, 2019-07-03

Libya's Mitiga airport resumes air traffic following a missile strike Air space re-opened at the Libyan capital's only functioning airport, Mitiga, on Sunday after it was halted following a fall of missiles, according t...
02:17, 2019-07-08

Libya detention centre attack could amount to a war crime, say top UN officials A missile attack on a detention centre in Tripoli that killed scores of migrants and refugees “deserves more than condemnation”, UN agencies said on ...
18:00, 2019-07-03

Yemen's Houthis launch new attack on Saudi Arabia's Abha airport: Al Masirah TV Yemen's Houthi movement launched a new drone attack targeting the Abha regional airport in southern Saudi Arabia, the group's Al-Masirah TV said on M...
02:51, 2019-06-17

Yemen: 11 more ‘terrible, senseless’ civilian deaths reported, following attack in Sana’a - top UN official The United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator in Yemen, Lise Grande, has expressed her outrage at the ‘terrible, senseless deaths’ of 11 civilians in t...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Yemen's Houthis Launch Drone Strike On Saudi's Jizan Airport: Report Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement launched a drone strike on military hangars in Saudi Arabia's Jizan airport near the Yemeni border, the group's ...
10:51, 2019-05-26

Houthi leader says drone attacks a response to spurned Yemen peace moves A leader of Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement said on Sunday it had resumed drone strikes deep inside Saudi Arabia this month in response to what ...
22:34, 2019-05-26

Yemen war ‘a test of our humanity’, and we’re ‘badly failing’ warns UN Children’s Fund chief “Fifteen million children in Yemen are asking you to save their lives” the head of the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) told the 15 members of the Securit...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Saudi-led coalition strikes Houthi targets in Yemen's Hodeidah: state news The Saudi-led military coalition fighting in Yemen said on Friday it had struck targets around the port city of Hodeidah belonging to the Iran-aligne...
00:51, 2019-06-21

Hunger in Yemen: WFP considers aid suspension in face of repeated interference by some Houthi leaders The UN emergency food relief agency said on Monday that without full access and “freedom to decide” who receives lifesaving aid, in Houthi rebel-cont...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Yemen: maternal and newborn health ‘on the brink of total collapse’, UNICEF alerts After more than four years of grinding conflict in Yemen, healthcare for mothers and their babies is “on the brink of collapse”, the UN Children’s Fu...
23:34, 2019-06-14

Yemen's Houthis say they struck power station in Saudi's Jizan province: Al Masirah TV Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthis said on Wednesday that they struck a power station in Saudi Arabia's Al-Shuqaiq city, in Jizan province, with a cruise m...
22:51, 2019-06-19

Dunford: U.S. seeks to create coalition to protect ships in waters near Iran, Yemen The United States aims to create a coalition to protect shipping vessels in the Strait of Hormuz where several tankers have been attacked in the past...
14:00, 2019-07-10

All Brooks Koepka needs is hate Sure, Brooks Koepka wants our love. But to reach his greatest heights -- to become the destroyer of worlds who collects major after major -- what he ...
16:34, 2019-06-12

What to do if you feel people hate you Some people feel like others hate them, even when they do not. There are many potential causes of this feeling. Solutions include resolving the under...
00:34, 2019-07-11

Georgia still has no hate crimes law despite many tries ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia’s prosecutors cannot charge anyone with a hate crime, even if they want to, because the state is one of only four withou...
16:34, 2019-06-02

Libya's Haftar rules out Tripoli ceasefire, dismisses U.N.-led talks: newspaper Libyan eastern commander Khalifa Haftar has ruled out a ceasefire in the battle for Tripoli and accused the United Nations of seeking to partition Li...
13:34, 2019-05-26

Libya’s Hifter meets French leader Macron amid fighting PARIS (AP) — Libyan commander Khalifa Hifter is in Paris for meetings with French President Emmanuel Macron amid growing international concern about ...
14:34, 2019-05-22

Libya’s Mitiga airport halts air traffic after missile strike: authorities The Libyan capital Tripoli's Mitiga airport halted air traffic on Sunday after the facility was struck by missiles, according to a post on the airpor...
02:17, 2019-07-08

US thwarts UN Security Council condemnation of attack on Libya migrant center The UN Security Council failed to issue a statement condemning the bombing in Libya. Washington earlier criticized the attack as "abhorrent," but did...
16:17, 2019-07-04

Eighteen hurt as two car blasts target Libya military unit: sources At least 18 people were wounded in two car bomb explosions that targeted a military unit in Libya's eastern coastal city of Derna, sending plumes of ...
08:17, 2019-06-02

Libya's Haftar ruled out ceasefire in talks with France's Macron: Elysee Libyan eastern commander Khalifa Haftar told French President Emmanuel Macron that conditions for a ceasefire were not in place, although he would be...
18:34, 2019-05-22

‘Still time' to stop a ‘bloody battle’ for Libya’s capital, insists Guterres Speaking to reporters outside the Security Council in New York on Wednesday night, UN chief António Guterres said there was still time for a “bloody ...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Eastern Libyan forces will impose flight ban from Libya to Turkey: spokesman Eastern Libyan forces loyal to commander Khalifa Haftar will ban any commercial flights from Libya to Turkey and Turkish ships from docking in the co...
04:34, 2019-06-29

Libya's Hifter meets French leader Macron amid fighting Libyan commander Khalifa Hifter is in Paris for meetings with French President Emmanuel Macron amid growing international concern about his month-lon...
13:51, 2019-05-22

Head of east Libya parliament rules out talks before Tripoli captured The head of a parliament aligned with forces trying to seize the Libyan capital Tripoli from the internationally backed government said on Thursday t...
17:00, 2019-06-13

Trump officials snub strongman Khalifa Haftar as US shifts course on Libya Administration gives Libyan National Army chief cold shoulder less than two months after Trump showed support in surprise callThe Trump administratio...
10:34, 2019-06-08

Monday’s News Brief: World population, Desertification Day, ocean protection, Nigeria, Yemen and Gaza To start this week, we cover: food aid diversions in Yemen; 9.7 billion of people on earth by 2050; Law of the Sea Convention; World Day to Combat De...
05:34, 2019-06-18

Yemen update: UNICEF chief condemns attack in Taiz that claims lives of seven children Nowhere is safe in Yemen, the head of the UN Children’s Fund UNICEF said, after an attack in the city of Taiz claimed the lives of 12 civilians, incl...
17:51, 2019-05-27

Yemen's Houthis launch drone attack on Saudi-led coalition military parade in Aden Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement launched a drone attack on a military parade for Saudi-led coalition forces in the port city of Aden, the group'...
00:51, 2019-06-03

House votes to end US role in Yemen, poised to block Trump from launching Iran strike Next up: a proposal that would bar Trump from launching a military strike against Iran, which supporters predict will pass in a vote set for Friday. ...
22:00, 2019-07-11

UN monitoring team in Yemen verifies pullout of armed forces from crucial port zones The UN team set up to monitor the ceasefire agreement between warring parties in Yemen has formally verified the pullout of armed Ansar Allah, or Hou...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Deadly Yemen airstrikes that claim children’s lives in capital Sana’a, strongly condemned by UN Thursday’s airstrikes on Yemen’s capital Sana’a that reportedly killed five children and injured dozens more, have been strongly condemned by UN agen...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Sunday Comics: I Hate Meetings... Hello! It’s time for Kotaku’s Sunday Comics, your weekly roundup of the best webcomics. The images enlarge if you click on the magnifying glass icon....
17:00, 2019-06-09

Georgia still has no laws against hate crimes ATLANTA — A Georgia man convicted of throwing scalding water on a sleeping same-sex couple told one of them to “get out of my house with all that gay...
00:51, 2019-06-04

Seven Stylish Phone Cases That You Won't Hate Looking At An old boyfriend of mine was a case-free iPhone guy. I couldn’t stand it. Knowing that phone could slip from his hand while scrolling Twitter on the ...
08:34, 2019-06-06

XFL legend ‘He Hate Me’ missing for nearly a week A former NFL running back best known for his XFL nickname has been missing for nearly a week, South Carolina authorities said Tuesday. Rod Smart, bet...
01:34, 2019-06-19

Why I hate emojis | Suzanne Moore I have never knowingly used the vile little gurning dots and I don’t intend to start nowShould I ever be kidnapped or held against my will – I am tal...
07:17, 2019-06-18

How YouTube became the app parents love to hate Over the last several months, YouTube has reeled from a wave of criticism. It has been accused of radicalizing young voters, ignoring harassment of L...
19:00, 2019-06-18

Islamic State claims car bombs at Libya's eastern forces camp in Derna Islamic State claimed responsibility on Thursday for two car bomb explosions that targeted a military unit belonging to the eastern forces of the Lib...
04:51, 2019-06-07

700 migrants stranded in Libya detention center filled with garbage, disease, sewage At least 22 migrants have died there since September — a figure confirmed by United Nations and Doctors Without Borders aid workers — and that at lea...
08:51, 2019-07-01

Libya: Heavy shelling and civilian deaths ‘blatant violation’ of international law - UN envoy  Heavy shelling overnight on Tuesday which hit a densely-populated neighbourhood of Libya’s capital, Tripoli, was condemned “in the strongest terms” b...
20:34, 2019-05-21

As fighting in Libya escalates, so does number of children ‘at imminent risk of injury or death’ In and around Tripoli, an increasing number of children are “at imminent risk of injury or death” two senior United Nations officials warned on Thurs...
20:34, 2019-05-21

Libya: Thousands seek shelter in health clinics from Tripoli fighting, UN warns Nearly three weeks since fighting began near the Libyan capital Tripoli, the UN health agency warned on Tuesday that “large numbers” of people are sh...
20:34, 2019-05-21

Saudi-led coalition says 26 people wounded as Yemen’s Houthi rebels target airport in kingdom’s southwest DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi-led coalition says 26 people wounded as Yemen’s Houthi rebels target airport in kingdom’s southw...
11:34, 2019-06-12

The Dirty Business of Hosting Hate Online Sometime in the three years before he murdered nine people at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina, Dylan Roof sa...
23:34, 2019-07-11