Category Archives: Legal Matters

Large blast in Beirut port area rocks Lebanon’s capital, many people hurt

Beirut, A large explosion rocked Beirut on Tuesday, injuring many people as glass shattered and balconies collapsed from the impact, Reuters witnesses said. Lebanon’s state news agency NNA and two security sources said the blast had occurred in the port

The Control and Anti-Corruption Authority Announces Issuance of Judicial Rulings for a Number of Corruption Cases

Riyadh, ​An official source in the Control and Anti-Corruption Authority stated that preliminary rulings were issued for a number of financial and administrative corruption cases, the most prominent of which were as follow: The first case: the arrest of a

Saudi Arabia to Host Oracle Cloud Data Regional Center for MENA

Riyadh, Oracle Saudi Arabia announced selecting the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to be the regional center for its cloud data center in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), which is one of 20 global centers, and depends on higher

Hisham Al-Suhail: The natural situation in Iraq gives it importance as a mediator and axis for regional rapprochement

Baghdad, Head of the Parliamentary bloc of / Iraqis / Coalition Hisham Al-Suhail said that the natural situation of Iraq gives it importance as a mediator and axis for regional rapprochement among the countries of the region.” Al-Suhail said in

‘What’s Lost is Truth’: In Yemen, Harassment, Arrests and Torture Drive Reporters from Profession

ISTANBUL – Seven years ago, I met a fearless freelance journalist in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa, covering weapons trafficking, extreme poverty and al-Qaida. He was arrested and, after a month, released.  The journalist, whose name is being withheld to protect

Assistant Secretary for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor Robert A. Destro On the Release of the 2019 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices

ASSISTANT SECRETARY DESTRO: Well, good morning, everybody. The – let me make a few opening remarks, and then I’ll be open for questions.It’s a great privilege to represent the United States in this forum and to work as

US Calls Out Iran, China and Venezuela on Human Rights Abuses

STATE DEPARTMENT - The United States is accusing authoritarian governments around the world of suppressing people with severe human rights "violations and abuses" to control any activities that might threaten their power."Experience teaches that govern...

Israeli forces arrest 14 Palestinians in West Bank

Ramallah, Israeli forces, early Monday, launched a large-scale arrest campaign in various parts of the West Bank, during which they arrested 14 Palestinians.A statement by the Palestinian Prisoners Society said that the Israeli army broke into various ...