Oxfam International, a confederation of 20 independent charitable organizations, has warned of a “massive resurgence of cholera” amid an escalation of violence in the war-torn state, and ahead of the rainy season, which is expected to accelerate the spread of the disease.
The Imam Hussein and the al-Abbas Holy Shrines have held a stately festival on the occasion of the anniversary of the blessed birth of the Awaited Imam Mohammed al-Mehdi, may Allah hasten his reappearance.
The Mesbah Al-Hussein Foundation for Relief and Development in Karbala held a celebration on the birth anniversaries of Ahlulbait, peace be upon them, in the presence of many religious, official, social figures and businessmen.
Unidentified gunmen killed 14 people in southwestern Pakistan after pulling them from several passenger buses, sifting through their identity cards and kidnapping them, a Pakistani official said on Thursday.
The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has called on warring parties in Yemen to withdraw from the embattled port city of Hudaydah “as soon as possible” in line with a ceasefire deal reached in December 2018.
Members of the Shia Hazara community, protesting against the Hazarganji suicide bombing, ended their sit-in late on Monday night after receiving assurances from Balochistan Chief Minister Jam Kamal Alyani and State Minister for Interior, Sheharyar Afridi.
A Bahraini court has handed down prison sentences to 139 activists and stripped almost all of them of their nationality in a mass trial, which was quickly denounced by rights groups as a tool of repression in the hands of the ruling Al Khalifah regime against dissidents.