News

 The United Nations Security Council failed to adopt a Russian-drafted resolution on Saturday that would have condemned the aggression against the Syrian Arab Republic by the US and its allies in violation of international law and the UN Charter.

The secretary general of the Lebanese Hezbollah resistance movement said the United States and its allies, Britain and France, could not achieve any goals from the recent missile strikes on conflict-ridden Syria.

 Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei condemned joint airstrikes by the US, the UK and France on Syria as “crime,” describing the leaders of the three Western states as “criminals.”

 Rival draft resolutions by Russia and the US to set up a new expert body to probe chemical weapons attacks in Syria have both failed to pass at the United Nations Security Council.

 Almost three-quarters of a million Syrians have been forced out of their homes by fighting in the first months of 2018, according to the senior UN official coordinating the crisis response.

Seven soldiers in Myanmar were sentenced for their part in the extrajudicial killings of 10 Rohingya Muslim men, according to a Facebook post by the army chief late on Tuesday.

The UN on Monday admitted its "feeble condemnations and paralyzed Security Council" in the wake of a deadly chemical attack in Douma, Syria, that reportedly killed dozens of civilians including women and children.

 The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) has asked it to rule on whether it has jurisdiction over the deportations of Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar to Bangladesh, a possible crime against humanity, according to a filing published on Monday.

 The International Criminal Court (ICC) called on the Israeli regime to put an end to violence in the besieged Gaza Strip, which has witnessed deadly aggression perpetrated by regime forces against peaceful Palestinian protesters.

The international chemical weapons watchdog has launched an investigation into a reported chemical attack near the Syrian capital Damascus that the US has blamed on the Syrian government.

Pages

Subscribe to News