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Car bomb kills 7 in northeastern Syria

26 September, 2020

A deadly bomb exploded near the entrance of the city of Ras al-Ayn in northeastern Syria.

Jailed Iran rights lawyer ends hunger strike

26 September, 2020

Nasrin Sotoudeh, 57, announced she was going on hunger strike last month to demand the release of political prisoners and focus attention on their plight due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Iranian asylum seeker stuck in limbo on divided Cyprus

26 September, 2020

Omid Tootian, whose songs are critical of the Iranian regime, fears a return to the TRNC may lead Turkish authorities to repatriate him to Iran.

Egyptian police arrest 10 in small, rare protests

25 September, 2020

Demonstration have occurred across Egypt this week, which marks one year since corruption allegations sparked a renewed protest movement.

A shameful free pass for war crimes in Iraq

25 September, 2020

Comment: The 'Overseas Operations Bill' denies justice to victims of torture perpetrated by British armed forces, and contravenes international law, writes Aniqah Choudhri.

New York mayor boycotts Saudi summit on Khashoggi anniversary

25 September, 2020

Bill de Blasio withdrew from the virtual Urban 20 (U20) event hosted by Saudi Arabia, which will conclude on the anniversary of Khashoggi's killing.

France summoned Iran envoy over human rights violations: sources

25 September, 2020

France's foreign minister appeared to skirt a question on whether France had acted collectively with Britain and Germany to protest Iran's human rights record.

British police 'may deploy Israeli drones'

25 September, 2020

Police in the United Kingdom are considering using an Israeli drone which was utilised against Palestinians in the 2014 operation on the besieged Gaza Strip.

Palestinian-Israeli doctor refused entry to flashpoint settlement

25 September, 2020

The Palestinian Israeli doctor said his denied entry into Yitzhar settlement was an 'example of the racist hatred that underlies the settlement movement'.

Syria releases employees of under-fire tycoon Makhlouf

25 September, 2020

Dozens of current and former employees of President Bashar al-Assad's embattled billionaire cousin Rami Makhlouf have been released.

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