Amnesty International writes to league chief executive Richard Masters to say the takeover could be exploited by Saudi Arabia to cover up “deeply immoral” breaches of international law and human rights violations.
Primarily dependent on oil money, the Gulf economies are losing billions of dollars as the oil prices have hit the lowest points in history.
Turkey has come to the aid of several nations without letting politics and previous mistreatment get in the way of their goodwill.
After a Kuwaiti actress called for migrants with Covid-19 to be thrown into the desert, an Emirati poet defended her by saying she meant Asians and not Arab migrants, sparking outrage across the region.
Taliban said, "the intentional delays in the release of our prisoners violates the peace agreement, therefore we call back our technical team back from Kabul".
The social media platform removed thousands of government-linked accounts that it claims were violating its policies by undermining the public conversation.
The Gaza Health Ministry says it urgently needs more than $20 million to stave off the collapse of the health system if there is a major outbreak.
Advocacy groups including Human Rights Watch (HRW) and Amnesty warn that cramped accommodation and inadequate sanitation endanger migrant workers across the Gulf, who may not have access to healthcare.
Washington is reducing aid and is prepared to cut a similar amount in 2021 because of the ongoing feud between Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and his political rival Abdullah Abdullah, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says.
UN secretary-general welcomes the positive response from the government on March 18 and warlord Haftar's militia on March 21 to calls for a humanitarian pause to allow the country to focus on the danger from the coronavirus.
From postponing big sporting events to suspending shisha bars, here's how public and private organisations are tackling the coronavirus threat.
The country has made big strides towards homegrown arms production, creating a demand for exports and reducing its reliance on imports by 48 percent compared to the previous five-year period.
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