Hate crimes targeting US Muslims rose 15 percent in 2017, the second year of increases, according to a study released on Monday by advocacy group the Council on American-Islamic Relations.

A foreign policy adviser to the Iranian Parliament speaker has said that Iran welcomes the initiative by a number of Syrian lawmakers to launch a center in two towns of al-Foua and Kafriya to monitor crimes against humanity.

The United Nations named a trio of independent experts Tuesday to investigate widespread allegations of killings, rape and torture by Myanmar security forces against Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine state.

The top United Nations human rights body agreed on Friday to send an international fact-finding mission to investigate widespread allegations of killings, rape and torture by security forces against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar's Rakhine state.

 The scale of violence against the Rohingya community in Myanmar's Rakhine state documented in a recent United Nations human rights report is a level of dehumanization and cruelty that is “revolting and unacceptable,..

The crimes committed by the terrorist group of Daesh are in contrast with the real message of Islam which promotes peace, Deputy Foreign Minister for Asia-Pacific Affairs Ibrahim Rahimpour said.

A top adviser to the chairman of the Supreme Council of Libyan Tribes and Cities slammed the Saudi-led coalition for its continued attacks against civilians in Yemen, saying the Riyadh regime should be put on trial for committing war crimes in the Arabian Peninsula country.

Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi underlined that the regretting silence of the international community towards Saudi Arabia's crimes in Yemen which make the Riyadh government more serious to continue to its crimes.

Marking the second anniversary of the initial assault against the Yazidi minority of Iraq, an independent international inquiry said on Wednesday that the genocide against them was "on-going".

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has lashed out at the West for its “deafening” silence on the atrocities committed by the Western-backed militants in Syria.


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