Rabu, 4 Mei 2016




Free speech in Iraq suffers after closure of Al Jazeera, says HRW: The decision of Iraq’s Communications and Media Commission to shut down Al Jazeera’s Baghdad bureau is “nothing but an effort to clamp down on freedom of expression,” said Human Rights Watch in a statement published Monday.
Dozens of Kurdish militants killed in air strikes, clashes: Turkish military: At least 42 Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militants were killed in air strikes and clashes on Monday and Tuesday and three soldiers died, the Turkish military said on Tuesday.
Turkey parliament mayhem : Video - Turkey parliament mayhem : Scuffles break out between members of Turkey's ruling AK Party and pro-Kurdish opposition party during a discussion on whether to remove politicians' immunity.
'Dozens killed' in rebel rocket attack on hospital in Syria: The latest airstrike comes days after an attack on a clinic in a rebel-held part of Aleppo killed 27 medical staff and patients, including Dr Muhammad Maaz, one of the last paediatricians in the area.
Renewed Fighting Kills Some Two Dozen in Aleppo, Syria: Renewed fighting between the Syrian goverment forces and rebel groups killed some two dozen people in the Syrian city of Aleppo on Tuesday amid a flurry of diplomatic efforts to try to renew the cease-fire there.
Cessation of hostilities in Aleppo to be announced in coming hours - Lavrov: According to UN special envoy Staffan de Mistura, the stalled Syria peace talks could be resumed if an Aleppo ceasefire is agreed. He added that there is now a possibility to relaunch the ceasefire by extending local truces.
US forces arrive in southern Yemen: Report: Yemen’s al-Masirah television channel on Sunday quoted Tom Bawman, the National Public Radio’s Pentagon reporter, as saying that the troops had arrived in Yemen on April 25.
The American Jewish scholar behind Labour’s ‘antisemitism’ scandal breaks his silence: Norman G. Finkelstein talks Naz Shah MP, Ken Livingstone, and the Labour ‘antisemitism’ controversy.


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