The intelligence unit of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has thwarted an Arab-Israeli plot to assassinate Major General Qassem Soleimani, a globally famous defense strategist who played a key role in the counter-terrorism operations that led to the collapse of the Daesh terror group in Iraq and Syria.
Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi said on Wednesday that Islamic Republic of Iran believes that the only way to defuse tensions in the region is to seriously confront Zionist regime's destructive, meddlesome and inhuman measures.
A Palestinian human rights group says dozens of Palestinian prisoners have lost their lives since 1967 after being exposed to various forms of brutal torture at the hands of their interrogators in Israeli prisons and detention centers.
The pre-indictment hearing over Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s has resumed as the premier’s last-ditch efforts to form a coalition administration with his leading election rival hit a snag again.
Riot police in Iraq have fired live rounds into the air and used tear gas to disperse protesters, who took to the streets in the capital, Baghdad, for a second consecutive day against what they describe as unemployment and poor public services.
International human rights groups demanded justice on Wednesday for slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, saying that a year after his brutal murder, Saudi authorities had yet to provide any “meaningful accountability.”
Protests against unemployment and poor public services in Baghdad entered their second day on Wednesday, with the Iraqi government launching an emergency investigation into the deadly protests that left five dead and more than 700 injured.