During the 1987 Intifada, this film weaves the story of how 18 cows inspired the Palestinian’s of Beit Sahour, and at the same time became a thorn in the side of Israeli authorities determined to find the illegal bovines. (Warning: some language not meant for children). [continue reading].
Updated on March 12th: Hundreds of protesters gathered near the Dutch Embassy in the Turkish capital Ankara, despite the street where it is located being sealed off by police. Demonstrators waved Turkish and Ottoman flags, shouted anti-Dutch slogans and some threw eggs, [continue reading].
Thousands of children in Armenia are needlessly separated from their parents and placed in institutions due to disability or poverty, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. The government should urgently provide community-based services and quality, inclusive [continue reading].
What Do Hollywood, Oliver Reed and Saddam Have in Common? I will give you a hint: It was NOT weapons of mass destruction. What it was, is a “Clash of Loyalties“, an Iraqi film funded by, and based on Saddam’s version of the country’s fight for [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].
Sources have confirmed that the countries counter-terrorism chief has been critically injured after being shot in the head by coup plotters, as authorities round up more than 6,000 people in Erdogan’s ruthless crackdown. 265 killed in night of chaos 2,839 soldiers [continue reading].
At least 265 people were killed. An official said that 161 of them were mostly civilians and police officers, while the remaining 104 were coup supporters. After serving as prime minister from 2003, Erdogan was elected president in 2014 with plans to alter the constitution [continue reading].
Turkish President Recep Erdogan claimed his government was back in control of the country Saturday morning following an overnight coup attempt by members of the military, though the situation on the ground remains unclear.  Soldiers took control of TRT state television late [continue reading].
UPDATE July 15th: The truck driver killed by police after mowing down dozens of revelers in the French seaside city of Nice had a “violent” past, but he was not previously the subject of a terrorism investigation, French prosecutors said today. Officials at a news [continue reading].
Sir John Chilcot delivers highly critical verdict on Iraq war but ex-PM says: ‘I believe we made the right decision’ A defiant Tony Blair defended his decision to go to war in Iraq in 2003 following the publication of a devastating report by Sir John Chilcot, which mauled [continue reading].
On June 23rd (2016), a referendum was held, asking United Kingdom citizens whether the country should remain in the European Union. The reply, to global amazement, was “No.” Almost fifty-two per cent of voters expressed a desire to leave the E.U. Donald Trump, too, has [continue reading].
Several media outlets have compared Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin to one another – some call their political tactics, “The new model of charismatic, bold, and politically incorrect leader treats democracy like a toy,” said Keith Hui in his article [continue reading].
A promising student who dreamed of going to university, Mary was sixteen when a woman approached her mother at their home and offered to take the Nigerian teenager to Italy to find work. Pushed to go by her family who hoped she would lift them out of poverty, Mary ended up [continue reading].
Stacey Dooley traveled to Greece last month: “I’d completely underestimated the enormity of the situation...” she observed almost immediately. This is her story. Families arduous and dangerous journey seeking new lives in Western Europe. Read Stacey Dooley’s [continue reading].
We’ve all seen news reports of the migrant crisis and of course you watch with interest and sympathise with the mother with her infant, evidently struggling. We say ‘God, this is awful’ and then go and make a cuppa. I started off in Lesbos. When I arrived, the situation [continue reading].
On April 19, staff of International Organization for Migration traveled to Kalamata, Greece to gather information from witnesses to a reported shipwreck that may have caused the deaths of upwards of 400 migrants and refugees in the Mediterranean Sea. Late Tuesday, after learning [continue reading].
Turkey has illegally returned thousands of Syrians to their war-torn homeland in recent months, highlighting the dangers for migrants sent back from Europe under a deal due to come into effect next week, Amnesty International said on Friday. Turkey agreed with the EU this month [continue reading].