Scores of people have held a protest in Bahrain to voice their support for distinguished Shia cleric Sheikh Khalid Fadhil al-Zaki, whom regime forces recently arrested as the ruling Al Khalifah regime does not shy away from its clampdown on pro-democracy campaigners in the kingdom.
The administration of US President Donald Trump has detained record number of migrants traveling in families at the US border with Mexico in October, taking into custody over 20,000 citizens of Central American countries on their way to enter the US, new official data shows.
A human rights monitoring group says Bahraini regime forces stormed more than 59 houses and arrested 42 activists across the tiny Persian Gulf kingdom in June as the ruling Al Khalifah dynasty does not shy away from its heavy-handed clampdown on political dissidents and pro-democracy campaigners.
Nine Iranian sailors, formerly arrested by the Pakistani authorities and kept in the city of Karachi, were released on Thursday thanks to efforts by the Iranian consulate General in the Pakistani port city and the follow-up of their case.
Two years after being detained, Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky, leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), is still kept in Nigerian government’s prison and the officials are ignoring his critical health condition.
Saudi authorities detained 11 princes after they gathered at a royal palace in Riyadh in a rare protest against austerity measures that included suspending payment of their utility bills, Saudi media reported on Saturday.
Lebanese President Michel Aoun said on Wednesday that Saudi Arabia had detained Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri, the first time he had said so publicly, and called it an act of aggression against Lebanon.
Saudi Arabian authorities have arrested a number of high-profile figures, including princes and current and former ministers on anti-corruption charges, a Saudi television station reported late Saturday.
Australian government has for the first time detained an Iranian woman at the extradition request of the US, originating from Trump administration’s antagonistic policies against the Islamic Republic and Iranian nationals.