Category Archives: Legal Matters


A record number of journalists were behind bars this year, a US-based watchdog said Tuesday, accusing governments worldwide of suppressing the media and fueling misinformation amid the Covid-19 pandemic. The annual report by the Committee to Protect Journalists found that 274

Hundreds of Schools in Yemen Attacked by Warring Parties

ISTANBUL/SANAA – Eight-year-old Mazen Mohia Aldeen likes science class, and he wanted to grow up to be an engineer. But now he is considering dropping out of school. It has become too scary. His fears began in 2017, when an

Fresh war crimes fears highlighted in new Yemen report

The war in Yemen continues to ravage the country and its people, senior UN-appointed rights investigators said on Wednesday, in a call for an international probe into suspected war crimes, and sanctions against the perpetrators.   “Yemen has been ravaged

GCC Secretary General Condemns Terrorist Attack in Tunisia

Riyadh, Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Secretary General Dr. Nayef Falah Mubarak Al-Hajraf has condemned the terrorist attack that targeted two security men, in Tunisia, resulting in one death and an injury. The GCC Secretary General expressed his sincere condolences to

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