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British tanker docks in Dubai after detention by Iran

Ship was seized by Iran’s Revolutionary Guards on July 19 Ship was seized by Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Stockholm/DUBAI- A British-flagged tanker that was detained by Iran for 10 weeks, docked in Dubai on Saturday, after…







Egypt detains award-winning rights lawyer Mahienour el-Massry

Mahienour el-Massry has been tried and jailed twice for taking part in anti-government demonstrations. Authorities in Egypt jailed an award-winning human rights lawyer on Sunday after she attended judicial investigations into protesters arrested during rare demonstrations against…


violence sees at least 27 dead in West Papua

A new wave of violence has hit the restive Indonesian region of West Papua after hundreds of protesters, mostly high school students, set fire to several buildings in a town on Monday.  At least 23…



Iran denies fresh accusations over Saudi oil attack

Iran has rejected a joint statement by the leaders of France, Germany and the UK who blamed it for attacks earlier this month on Saudi oil installations. Iran’s foreign minister accused them of “parroting absurd…