The United Nations mission in Afghanistan has expressed concern about the increasing number of civilian casualties resulting from airstrikes conducted by US forces this year across the violence-wracked country.
Bahrain's attorney general says officials have charged nearly 170 Shia activists with terrorism offenses as the ruling Al Khalifah regime presses ahead with its heavy-handed clampdown on Shia pro-democracy activists in the tiny Gulf kingdom.
At least three people, including a child, have been killed after Saudi-led warplanes hit localities in Yemen’s Hudaydah and Sa’ada provinces, three and a half years after the so-called military coalition began a full-scale war against the impoverished nation.
A number of activists reported on Twitter that the Bahraini Public Prosecution issued a warrants ordering the detention of 27 Bahraini citizens for 15 days pending investigation on charges of performing prayers on the tenth night of Muharram in downtown Manama.
Symbolic FuneralThe holy city of Karbala witnessed the participation of the Iraqi tribe of Bani Asad and many other tribes in a symbolic funeral of Imam Hussein and the martyrs of the Taff Battle on Muharram 13th.