Showing posts with label violence. Show all posts
Showing posts with label violence. Show all posts

Saturday, May 5, 2018

Over 1,000 Palestinians injured in daylong clashes with Israeli soldiers in eastern Gaza

Over 1,000 Palestinians injured
More than 1,000 Palestinians were injured Friday in daylong fierce clashes between hundreds of Palestinian demonstrators and Israeli soldiers stationed on the border between eastern Gaza Strip and Israel, medics said.

Friday, April 27, 2018

U.N. rights chief decries Israel's excessive use of force in Gaza

U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein
Israel must stop the excessive use of force by its security forces along the Gaza border and must hold to account those responsible for the many deaths and injuries sustained by Palestinians in the past month, the U.N. human rights chief said on Friday.

Friday, March 2, 2018

Libyan government demands cease-fire in southern region

Libyan government demands cease-fire in southern region
Libya's UN-backed government on Thursday demanded an immediate cease-fire in the southern city of Sabha, where a number of civilians were killed and injured in violent tribal clashes.

Monday, February 12, 2018

Italian elections could hinge on immigration, far-right backlash

More than 600,000 migrants, mostly from Africa, have reached Italian shores
With Italy's general elections scheduled for March 4, issues surrounding migration dominate, with political observers saying the vote could turn on public reaction to a series of gruesome events in the small central Italian town of Macerata.

Saturday, December 16, 2017

Four more Palestinians killed in backlash over US’ Jerusalem decision

A fresh wave of violence broke out across the West Bank
A fresh wave of violence broke out across the West Bank and along Gaza’s border on Friday. At least four Palestinians were killed in continued fallout from U.S. President Donald Trump’s recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

UNICEF Warns of Nutrition Crisis Affecting 165,000 Children in Mali

Nutrition Crisis Affecting 165,000 Children in Mali
The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) warned that a nutrition crisis, exacerbated by continuing violence, instability and displacement, is threatening the lives and futures of thousands of children in Mali.

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Egypt jails scores for life over 2011 protests

Tahrir square
An Egyptian criminal court on Tuesday sentenced 43 activists to life in prison in connection with violence in 2011 following the removal of former President Hosni Mubarak in a popular uprising, judicial sources said.

Sunday, July 23, 2017

La Jordanie convoque en urgence une réunion de la Ligue arabe sur Jérusalem

réunion de la Ligue arabe
Consécutivement à la décision des autorités israéliennes d’installer des détecteurs de métaux à l’entrée du mont du Temple, Amman a pris l’initiative de réunir en urgence la Ligue arabe. Ces mesures de sécurité ont provoqué une vague de mécontentement parmi les Palestiniens qui affrontent depuis la police dans les rues de Jérusalem.

Saturday, July 22, 2017

Hamas hails stabbing attack on Israelis near Ramallah

West Bank
Islamic Hamas movement hailed on Friday night the stabbing attack carried out by a Palestinian attacker into an Israeli settlement near the West Bank city of Ramallah.

Friday, July 21, 2017

Clashes kill six Ukraine soldiers in spike of violence

Ukraine soldiers
Clashes with Russian-backed rebels killed six Ukrainian soldiers on Thursday, officials said, in the bloodiest surge in fighting along the volatile frontline in recent months.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Some Turks try to lynch Afghan man in Istanbul

Some Turks try to lynch Afghan man in Istanbul
A group of Turks on Monday attempted to lynch an Afghan man in Istanbul over the killing of a Turkish young man, local media reported.

Saturday, March 11, 2017

UN accuses Turkey of ‘serious’ abuses

The UN on Friday accused Turkish security forces of committing serious abuses during operations against Kurdish militants in southeast Turkey after a cease-fire collapsed in July 2015.

Sunday, February 12, 2017

Paris rally over alleged police rape descends into riot

A peaceful rally in a Paris suburb has descended into violence amid anger over the case of a black youth worker who was allegedly raped with a police baton.

Saturday, October 22, 2016

Egyptian court confirms 20-year prison sentence for ex-president Mohamed Morsi

An Egyptian appeals court upheld a 20-year prison sentence Saturday for ousted President Mohamed Morsi, convicted of inciting violence during a 2012 demonstration.

Increase in reported cases of violence against women in Spain

The number of cases of violence against women heard in Spanish courts in the second quarter of 2016 rose by 13 percent when compared with the same period in 2015, it was confirmed on Friday.

Saturday, July 30, 2016

Afghan cleric arrested for marrying six-year-old girl

An elderly Afghan cleric has been arrested after he married a six-year-old girl, officials said Friday, in the latest case highlighting the scourge of child marriages in the war-battered country.

Friday, July 1, 2016

3.6 mln Iraqi children at risk of increasing violence: UNICEF

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) warned on Thursday that 3.6 million Iraqi children need urgent action to protect their rights amid increasing violence in the country.

Five million of our brothers: It is Turks who will shape Europe's future

Europe's future depends on the Turks who live there, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told a large public rally on Thursday.