Wednesday, 26 Jan 2022

Category: Legal

U.N. bodies urge Yemen’s Houthis to release two staff members

Published by Reuters UK (Reuters) – Yemen’s Houthi movement has detained two staff members of UNESCO and U.N. Human Rights since early November, the UN bodies said in a joint statement on Tuesday, calling for their immediate release. The statement gave no details on the two individuals, but a Yemeni government official told Reuters they […]

Death Toll From Haiti Truck Explosion Rises to 90, Official Says

PORT-UA-PRINCE, HAITI — More than a dozen people severely injured in a gas truck explosion last week have died, raising the total number of deaths to 90, the deputy mayor of Cap-Haitien, the city in Haiti where the tragedy occurred, said Monday.The cou…

4.9-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes off Jeju Island, Republic of Korea

Seoul, A 4.9-magnitude earthquake struck off the Republic of Korea’s southern island of Jeju Tuesday afternoon, Yonhap News Agency quoted the state weather agency as saying.The epicenter in the southwestern waters off Jeju Island was at a depth of 17 k…

UN, OHCHR Participate in Human Rights Achievements Forum in KSA

Riyadh, Saudi Human Rights Commission, on the occasion of International Human Rights Day 2021, organized a forum entitled “Achievements of Human Rights in Saudi Arabia”.President of the commission Dr. Awwad bin Saleh Al-Awwad said the Kingdom is witnes…

Human Rights Commission Organizes an Event on Human Rights Day

The Human Rights Commission organized wall painting event for children aged between 8 to 16 years, at its headquarters here today, on the occasion of the Human Rights Day, in cooperation with the European Union and the Office of the High Commissioner f…

What to expect from Germany’s new government 

Published by Al-Araby Angela Merkel and her Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party are leaving Germany’s ruling government after 16 years in power. Olaf Scholz, Germany’s new leader, was officially elected German chancellor in a Bundestag vote on Wednesday, 8 December. A new agreement from the country’s new ruling coalition of the Social Democratic Party (SPD), […]

UAE Condemns Terrorist Attack in Basra

Abu Dhabi, UAE strongly condemned the terrorist attack that took place near a hospital in the center of Basra, Iraq, which resulted in deaths and injuries.The UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation affirmed that the UAE expresses…