Category: Middle East

Canada govt bans entry of 10,000 people connected to ‘the murderous regime’ in Iran

The Canadian government has made an announcement about the sanctions against "the murderous regime" in Iran and banned 10,000 people who are connected to the regime from ever going to Canada.

France condemns Iran for airing what it called “Confessions” by arrested French couple

The state TV of Iran has aired what it referred to as "confessions" by a French couple detained five months ago, a move the Paris government condemned as "shameful, revolting and unacceptable."

Brussels: Demonstrators to hold another protest on Saturday to show support for Iranian people

Another protest for Iran will take place in Brussels on Saturday, October 1. To show their support for Iranian men and women fighting against the compulsory hijab, demonstrators will march from Trone metro to Schuman from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM.

6 Syrian refugees found dead on migrant boat arrived in Sicilian port: UNHCR

Six Syrian refugees, including two infants as well as a child, have been discovered dead on a migrant boat that had arrived in the Sicilian port of Pozzallo.

Over 1,000 migrants reaches southern shores of Italy over weekend

Italy have struggled on Sunday to relieve overcrowding in shelters following scores of vessels carrying over 1,000 migrants have reached the southern shores of Italy and two of its tiny islands over the weekend.

Syria: Kurdish forces arrest dozens who are linked to ISIS

Kurdish forces in the northeastern region of Syria have recently captured dozens of people who are directly linked to the Islamic State (ISIS) group in the Al-Hol refugee camp.

Around 16 killed, 29 injured after truck rams into crowd in Turkey, says Minister

The Turkish Minister of Health has made an announcement on Saturday about the killing of at least 16 people and 29 injured after a truck accidentally rammed into a crowd in a city in southeastern Turkey.

Around 300 Afghan refugees arrives in Rome using new humanitarian corridor

The first of three groups of Afghan refugees that will add a total of around 300 people have arrived in the capital city of Rome using a fresh humanitarian corridor.

UAE president Sheikh Mohammed to pay first official visit in France

United Arab Emirates President Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan is all set to pay his visit to France on July 18, and this would be his first official visit after assuming the President's office in May.

UAE sent 27 tons of food, medical aid to help Ukrainian refugees in Poland

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has sent 27 tons of food and medical aid to help Ukrainian refugees in Poland, as per the Emirates local media stated on Saturday.

Romanian Coast Guard intercepts fishing vessel containing dozens of migrants

The Romanian Coast Guard has blocked a fishing boat which was containing dozens of migrants from Turkey.

Belgium is looking into whether it can bring back wives of IS fighters from Syria

Belgium is looking into whether it can bring back the wives of ISIS fighters from Syria, as per reports. In 2021, six women and ten children were repatriated, but it is not clear how many people will meet the requirements this time.

”Silent, Shocked and Angry” says Prime Minister de Croo on Butcha visit

''The horror of Bucha turns my stomach. How can people be so cruel?'' said Prime minister Alexander de Croo on their surprise visit to the towns, witnessing the atrocities condemned by Russian troops during the invasion

China: Xinjiang fire incident provoked protest against Zero Covid policy

Under President XI Jinping's Zero COVID policy, people are compelled to remain in their houses for roughly three months. A ferocious fire that started in an apartment in Urumqi, Xinjiang, sparked the protest

Minister for Education attends Korovuto primary School awards and Graduation ceremony

Minister for Education, Heritage and Arts Premila Kumar was the chief guest at Korovuto Primary School's Year 8 Awards and Graduation Ceremony at the Bayview Cove Resort in Nadi on Friday