A UN human rights expert has warned that Facebook's definition of what constitutes “terrorism” is “overly broad” and may lead to governments suppressing legitimate opposition groups and dissenting voices.
Bahrain's attorney general says officials have charged 13 anti-regime protesters with terrorism offenses as the ruling Al Khalifah regime does not shy away from its heavy clampdown on political dissidents and pro-democracy activists in the tiny Persian Gulf kingdom.
Iran's Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami has hailed the steadfastness of the Syrian people and government forces in their battle against terrorism, expressing confidence that they will achieve a final victory in this path.
A Turkish court has ordered the arrest of a former lawmaker from the main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) on several charges, including aiding a movement led by US-based opposition cleric Fethullah Gulen, whom the Ankara government accuses of having masterminded the July 2016 coup attempt against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Iran supports developing a common regional strategy to counter terrorism and enhance cooperation among regional states, Iran's Permanent Representative and Ambassador to the UN Gholamali Khoshroo said on Friday.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has rejected Saudi officials’ anti-Iran remarks, saying Riyadh cannot conceal its black record of promoting extremism and supporting terrorism through playing a blame game.
Iraqi security forces have launched a counter-terrorism in the desert region of the western province of Anbar, and killed a high-ranking member of Daesh Takfiri militant group as government troops and allied fighters from Popular Mobilization Unions are purging the country of the last remnants of the terror outfit.