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People across the world are commemorating the Nakba Day which marks the anniversary of the forcible eviction of hundreds of thousands of Palestinians from their homeland by Israelis in 1948.

 

 Bahraini regime forces attacked dozens of protesters ahead of the first execution anniversary of prominent Saudi Shia cleric Sheikh Nimr Baqir al-Nimr by Riyadh.

 

The Daesh (ISIL or ISIS) terrorist group slaughtered at least 232 people in and around Mosul this week as Iraqi troops advanced on the city, the UN rights office said Friday.

 Around two million people need humanitarian assistance near the Syrian city of Aleppo, including the residents of districts controlled by the government forces, the deputy spokesman for the UN secretary-general said Monday.

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".

At least three people were killed yesterday as Indian forces opened fire on the protesters who were out on the streets in defiance of a curfew in the Indian-controlled Kashmir region.

Turkish Embassy in Tehran hailed the unity and solidarity demonstrated by the Turkish people in confronting a coup attempt in the country.

 The United Nations on Monday said that the number of people displaced worldwide has hit a new record, with 65.3 million people forced from their home as of the end of 2015.

Filippo Grandi, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), whose report found that global displacement totals were higher than ever in 2015.

Expressing his deep concern at the plight of civilians trapped in the besieged Iraqi city of Fallujah in Iraq, the most senior United Nations relief official today underlined that the Organization and its partners are doing everything they can to scale up humanitarian assistance.

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