African migrants who were detained in war-torn Yemen have described horrific abuses, including the rape of women and boys, at the hands of local security forces backed by the United Arab Emirates, an international rights group said Tuesday.
Indonesian President Joko Widodo has issued a presidential decree on the establishment of an international Islamic university in the country in a bid for the world's largest Muslim-majority country to become a center of global Islamic thought.
Palestinians in the besieged Gaza Strip have staged a protest against cuts by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) to services provided to refugees there.
Dr. Chandra Muzaffar is President of the International Movement for a Just World (JUST)in exclusive note: There is no military solution to the Yemen crisis. It is essentially a tussle for power between various political actors. The solution has to be political.
Palestinian Authority officials today presented to the United Nations documents for accession to 16 international conventions and treaties, including the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC), the world body has confirmed.