Category: Middle East

MAI criticises Ki-Moon for shielding Israel

By our correspondent A Civil Society Organisation, The Muslim Awareness International (MAI), has criticised the United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki-Moon for his decision to exclude Israel from the list of violators of children rights. MAI…

Israeli soldier confesses indiscriminate killing in Gaza

“I killed people [in Gaza], most of whom didn’t do anything to me.” That was the shocking testimony from one Israeli soldier – who spoke to an organisation called Breaking the Silence. The ‘Breaking the Silence’…

U.N. imposes arms embargo against Houthis

The United Nations Security Council adopted a resolution imposing an arms embargo against Yemen’s Houthi militias and blacklisting the country’s deposed President Ali Abdullah Saleh. Resolution 2216 was passed under Chapter 7 of the U.N….