Germany, France, Italy, Spain and Britain called on Israel not to raze the Bedouin village of Khan al-Ahmar in the occupied West Bank after Israel’s top court last week cleared the way for its demolition.
Pakistani women who had pledged to defy men in their village by voting for the first time ultimately did not exercise their democratic right in Wednesday's election, citing intimidation by their husbands.
Iran's ancient village of Maymand, located around 900km south of the capital Tehran, is littered with troglodytic dwellings — cavernous, underground homes carved out of soft rock. Stone engravings found at the site are estimated to be more than 10,000 years old.
Action will be taken against 10 members of Myanmar’s security forces in connection with the killing of captured Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine state, a government spokesman said on Sunday, adding it was not related to a Reuters report on the incident.
Israeli military forces have put a village in the central part of the occupied West Bank on complete lockdown in the wake of an alleged stabbing attack, which left a female Israeli border police officer dead.
Tal-e Kamin in Marvdasht, Fars Province, includes cultural and residential vestiges from periods ranging from the ancient rural dwelling era of the sixth millennium BCE up to the middle- and late-Islamic period.