On February 15th, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will meet with President Trump in Washington DC. Iran will be among the issues the two will discuss. The Iran nuclear deal, signed in 2015, lifted sanctions in exchange for limiting Iran’s nuclear program and is one [continue reading].
As an Jewish American and a Palestinian human rights activist, we stand united in our opposition to President Donald Trump’s nomination of bankruptcy attorney David Friedman to be the next U.S. Ambassador to Israel. Friedman, who has no diplomatic experience, is aligned not [continue reading].
The United Nations released a report in June, 2016, identifying 20 conflict situations affecting children of war. Read the UN report “Children in Conflict” on pdf in our research section. Watch rare interviews and news reports in our Documentaries section. [continue reading].
Tucked away in the southern tip of Arabia lies Yemen, a majestic land which blue skies, and breath-taking beauty have now become painful reminders of what once was, and of what could have been should the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia had stayed away – should grand military powers [continue reading].
Today silence has become more than a war crime. Today silence has become more than just the manifestation of our egocentrism and selfishness. Today silence has enabled, empowered and shielded oppressors and tyrants. Today I’m hoping that silence at last will be broken. Before [continue reading].
Watch stories and documentaries from humanitarian groups and the volunteers working to save lives in war-torn countries. Learn about their works, campaigns, struggles and inspiring stories. This is a continuous news feed updated regularly. The window will open to the latest [continue reading].
Starvation, disease and death of loved ones are an everyday reality for the impoverished country of Yemen; due to the Saudi-led bombings, blockade on supplies and aid, and US-imposed sanctions, unilaterally has plunged an entire nation into darkness. The blockade on food and [continue reading].
The United Nations envoy facilitating peace talks on Yemen announced that as the discussions wind down for a one-month break, the process will enter a “new phase,” during which “the focus will be on working with each side separately to crystalize precise technical [continue reading].
In Kashmir, three young men were killed, and around 150 people were injured as fast-spreading protests and clashes convulsed large parts of the Kashmir Valley, and the Muslim belts of the Jammu region where Internet was blocked again on Friday. The fresh incidence of [continue reading].
On Friday, fourteen (14) persons, including two women, were killed in Kokrajhar district of Assam, India, in broad daylight when militants dressed in Army fatigues opened fire and hurled bombs at a busy weekly market. Though the incident occurred 15 km from Kokrajhar town, an [continue reading].
The British government has quietly issued reams of corrections to previous ministerial statements in which they claimed that Saudi Arabia is not targeting civilians or committing war crimes. The autocratic petro-state is currently engaged in a bombing campaign in Yemen where it [continue reading].
Tuesday, while the eyes of this nation were focused on the Republican convention, U.S. airstrikes in the northern Syrian ISIL-controlled city of Manbij killed at least 56 civilians, injuring dozens more. The Syrian Observatory said 11 children were among those killed. This [continue reading].