UN rights experts decry repression of activists in Saudi Arabia

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18 September 2018
For some (technical?) reason Mahan Air A310 from Damascus to Tehran got rerouted to Latakia tonight
This map shows the areas in Iran where protesters were shot to death. At least 21 protesters were reportedly killed. This is an official count announced by Iranian government authorities. The real number could be higher. Map via @hra_news
In Kermanshah a member of Basij Forces says: you owe those who did for you in Syria, he adds repeat after: Allah u Akbar and then protesters start booing him.
The bombardment of cities of Harasta and the Arbeen in Ghouta
It's rumor, not confirmed information, possible fake or hoax
Report that the Military Vehicle Base is completely captured by rebels in Harasta
The Ministry of Tourism has announced plans to offer major projects on the Syrian coast to investors.
Intense nightly Russian airstrikes targeted the outskirts of the following towns in southern Idlib countryside: Maaret Al-Nouman, Maar Shoren, Saraqeb, and Mardekh. And till npw the warplanes still hovering in the sky.
Unknown location
Emilie König, French woman accused of recruiting for ISIS, was captured by YPG in Syria. Her mother claims she has been interrogated and tortured
Masjed Soleyman in Khuzestan province - multiple shots fired
Trump threatens to cut aid to Palestinian territories
8 month ago
[email protected]: Peace treaty with Israel. We have taken Jerusalem, the toughest part of the negotiation, off the table, but Israel, for that, would have had to pay more. But with the Palestinians no longer willing to talk peace, why should we make any of these massive future payments to them?
8 month ago
[email protected]: It's not only Pakistan that we pay billions of dollars to for nothing, but also many other countries, and others. As an example, we pay the Palestinians HUNDRED OF MILLIONS OF DOLLARS a year and get no appreciation or respect. They don't even want to negotiate a long overdue
Liveuamap.com was blocked in Iran this afternoon. Non accessible from all regions
Drone footage of Morek town in the northern countryside of Hama in Syria. The town is on the verge of being besieged from three sides by pro-Assad government forces.
Video purports to show crowd in Khorramabad
Declaration by the High Representative @FedericaMog on behalf of the EU on the situation in Iran: The European Union is closely following the ongoing demonstrations in Iran, the increase of violence and the unacceptable loss of human lives
Senator Elizabeth Warren: I stand with the right of the Iranian people to peacefully protest. The people of Iran deserve a government that respects human rights and works to address their grievances
Amid protests, Iranian officials have barred prominent playwright Mohammad Rahmanian from leaving the country8 month ago
Amid protests, Iranian officials have barred prominent playwright Mohammad Rahmanian from leaving the country
AhrarAlSham Spox: Ahrar al-Sham is ready to enter new emergency joint Operations Room to repel the Assad government with other Revolutionary movements despite the fact that there has been no real reconciliation with HTS
Turkish ruling AK Party spokesman Mahir Unal on Iran protests: "Turkey doesn't want destabilisation, uncertainty in Iran. Global powers such as US inevitably are trying to take advantage of the situation in Iran. They manipulate it. Trump's tweets are serious manipulations"
Intense clashes between anti-government protestors and security forces in Asfahan and Qahderijan cities.
8 month ago
M3.6 earthquake (deprem) strikes 13 km SW of Bodrum (Turkey)
It's propaganda
Amaq's annual suicide bomb attack infograph was just released. There were 568 SVBIEDs (7 2-man) used by IS in Syria and Iraq in 2017. Down from 815 (18 2-man) in 2016
FBI raids home of suspected ISIS supporter in Virginia
Baghdad will pay KRG salaries, says Abadi, but no 17% share of budget.
Jaish Al-Nasr destroyed with a TOW a position equipped with an ATGM launcher on Niha front.
Protest tonight at Tehran's Enghelab Square. The crowd calls on the police forces to support them
France's président Macron calls on his Iranian counterpart to respect the fundamental liberties of Iranians, says is worried for the country. Adds FM Le Drian's trip to Tehran is postponed. This — following a call with Rouhani
The French presidency says the foreign minister has postponed his visit to Tehran
State Dept Spox won't confirm reports that US Israel ambo has asked the dept to stop calling the West Bank 'occupied.' But neither will she confirm that US thinks it is. Just says 'policy hasn't changed.'
Nikki Haley threatens US will cut funding to Palestinian refugee relief fund UNRWA if peace process doesn't move forward
SE. Idlib. FSA Jaish Nasr sent reinforcements and destroyed with a TOW an ATGM launcher earlier today.
Telegram Durov: While apps like Telegram and Signal are currently blocked by the Iranian authorities, WhatsApp remains fully accessible in Iran.
Protests erupted in Bushehr south-west Iran. The sixth day in Iranian Protests seems to be smaller, but still alive
Syrian MoD report army also captured Mashrafat and Tuwaybah, Idlib
8 month ago
[email protected]: "The United States supports the Iranian people and we call on the government to respect its citizens' basic right to peacefully express their desire for change."
8 month ago
"We are now seeing an organic popular uprising organized by brave Iranian citizens," says @PressSec.
Rally in Masjed Soleyman, Khuzestan
8 month ago
Turkish FM Cavusoglu and his Iranian counterpart Zarif had a phone call today. Turkish side didn't release a readout
SDF fighters captured the Abu Hardub and Al Nabayi villages and killed 17 IS members
US envoy Haley calls emergency session on Iran, says Iranian people are 'crying out for freedom'
Libya: Judicial work resumes at the Sirte Primary Court after a delay of more than 30 months
Saudi Ambassador to Lebanon Walid al-Yaacoub to present credentials to President @LBpresidency @General_Aoun ending a diplomatic tussle over presentation with both countries delaying accreditation of each other's diplomat prior to Hariri saga @KSAembassyLB
Saudi Ambassador to Lebanon Walid al-Yaacoub to present credentials to President @LBpresidency @General_Aoun ending a diplomatic tussle over presentation with both countries delaying accreditation of each other's diplomat prior to Hariri saga  @KSAembassyLB
Fires seen in Rebel-held BeitJin tonight come from some HQs and heavy weaponry being burned down before evacuation planned for tomorrow
Haley: "The Iranian dictatorship is trying to do what it always does, which is to say that the protests were designed by enemies. We all know that is complete nonsense."
UN mission says civilian casualties down for 2nd straight month in Libya
US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley: Iran's claim protests were designed by outside forces is ridiculous. The protests are completely spontaneous
E. Ghouta: Jaish Al-Islam's heavy artillery targeting Assad forces on Zarqiyah front tonight.
8 month ago
Three Russian Bank opened credit lines for Iran
Iran: Day 6. Sit-in protest in front of Tehran notorious Evin prison in support of political prisoners8 month ago
Iran: Day 6. Sit-in protest in front of Tehran notorious Evin prison in support of political prisoners
US to call an emergency UN Security Council and Human Rights Council meetings on the protests in Iran, US rep Nikki Haley says
Rouhani asks Macron to move against the anti-Iranian "terrorists" in France
Protests continue in Ahvaz Iran today. Fierce confrontations also took place on city outskirts mainly in Falahiya
Hamedan: People not escaping the anti-riot police, but chanting in their face
Brigade 28 thwarted a large attack by ISIS on the border near Tal Sefok killing 18 suicide bombers and destroying 2 SVBIEDs
Gohardasht, Karaj: people are now confronting Basij militias who attempted to suppress their protest. IranProtests FreeIran
Intense clashes in Tabriz - Basij militia attacked protesters , protesters used handmade fireworks against them
Iran President Rouhani talked with France President Macron over IranProtests. First foreign leader that speakes with Iran President since the crisis has begun
Protest in Abadan, Khuzestan Province, Iran
Toysarkan clashes and protests
Tehran: Jomhouri Avenue Protesters chanting: No fear, we are all together
Libya- emerging reports of a suicide bomber who detonated himself in the center of Sabha. So far seems like he's the only casualty.
Protest in Fooladshahr, Isfahan
8 month ago
Yemeni snipers kill four Saudi soldiers in Kingdom's Jizan region
Trump administration demands Iran end social media blocks
Javad Zarif: Iran's security and stability depend on its own people, who — unlike the peoples of Trumps regional "bffs"—have the right to vote and to protest. These hard-earned rights will be protected, and infiltrators will not be allowed to sabotage them through violence and destruction.
Orient News correspondent wounded from government's shelling near Damascus
N. Hama: powerful blast shook town of Kafr Zita.
Air strikes intensify in besieged eastern Ghouta
Air strikes intensify in besieged eastern Ghouta
One American service member was killed and four others were wounded after an attack in eastern Afghanistan.8 month ago
One American service member was killed and four others were wounded after an attack in eastern Afghanistan.
Crowd for IranProtests in Amsterdam has grown to well over 1000. People are very emotional
Protest in Tehran this evening
Video of clashes in Shiraz
Israeli army chief: Iran is a "multidimensional threat," due to its desire to obtain nuclear capabilities, followed by its efforts to achieve hegemony in the MiddleEast. Iran invests nearly $1.5 billion in its proxies in Lebanon, Yemen, Syria, Iraq and Gaza.
Central Tehran now; packed with anti-riot forces
Egypt - President al-Sisi extends the state of emergency in the country for three months
Big fire in Khomeini Shahr
8 month ago
India has told Israel's Rafael that the 500 million spike missile deal is canceled
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi issues a decision to extend the state of emergency for three months
@telegram ban lifted by Iran Govt.
Iran reformists condemn recent violence, accuse US of stirring unrest
Syrian Army captured Niha and Umm al-Jhalakhil after control Al-Zarzour and Al-Hawa, idlib
Farewell ceremony at the 32nd Tactical Air Base in Łask of the airmen of the @coalition Polish Military Contingent in Kuwait 4th rotation. POL F-16 will continue their mission for the @CJTFOIR
Two shells from Syria hit near Yayladagi in Turkey. Turkish Armed Forces targeted the area of origin in Syria8 month ago
Two shells from Syria hit near Yayladagi in Turkey. Turkish Armed Forces targeted the area of origin in Syria
8 month ago
Trump's tweets were playing into Iran government's hands and allowing it to accuse its enemies of fomenting the unrest: US official to Reuters #IranProtests
58 passengers injured and two more killed in dilaram district of Nimruz Provinces of Afghanistan on Tuesday: Local officials8 month ago
58 passengers injured and two more killed in dilaram district of Nimruz Provinces of Afghanistan on Tuesday: Local officials
France expresses its deep concern at the large number of victims and arrests in Iran
UN rights experts decry repression of activists in Saudi Arabia
Libya- LNA 321 artillery battalion release video showing shelling of MCSD positions south of Derna
AbuDuhur offensive: for 1st time since government kicked off offensive an intense artillery barrage fired from Hama Airbase targeted Rebel locations, heard all over Hama-city.
Iran's foreign ministry says Trump should focus on 'homeless and hungry people' in US
Unrest in Iranian cities will soon end : Deputy interior minister
Protest in Ahwaz right now
Strike in Dorud, almost all shops are closed
Sari: Iran government dispatching large number of anti-riot units to crackdown of protests
Houthi Navy seized autonomous spy underwater vehicle
[email protected]: "ISIS is in retreat, the caliphate is destroyed."
Government forces and allied militias captured Zarzur and Um Khalakhil villages.
Iraqi troops kill 15 Islamic State militants on border with Syria
Trump denounces 'brutal and corrupt' Iranian regime
8 month ago
[email protected]: The people of Iran are finally acting against the brutal and corrupt Iranian government. All of the money that President Obama so foolishly gave them went into terrorism and into their "pockets." The people have little food, big inflation and no human rights. The U.S. is watching!
Irbin - Many grave injuries, including women and children by 12 airstrikes on the city in Eastern Ghouta
Iranian state television: nine protesters killed in Isfahan during protests last night
Interesting that he claims similar if not the same attack that ISWA claimed yesterday near Maiduguri8 month ago
Interesting that he claims similar if not the same attack that ISWA claimed yesterday near Maiduguri
Sham Legion - Fagot ATGM strike on a pickup killing a group of government militia al-Ikhwan front Hama
Sham Legion - Fagot ATGM strike on a pickup killing a group of government militia al-Ikhwan front Hama
E. Damascus: intense clashes continue in Harasta in conjunction with heavy government airstrikes and artillery shelling. Governorate Building still government-held.
The entry of 18 trucks loaded with Egyptian fuel through the Egyptian gate to the Rafah crossing to unload cargo in Gaza yesterday.
A bus collision causes the death of a citizen and injuring 31 others in South Sinai,8 month ago
A bus collision causes the death of a citizen and injuring 31 others in South Sinai,
Egypt- security forces reportedly discover IED making facility in apartment in 6th of October City (west of Cairo/Giza) containing 3 ready to use IEDs, 7 remote controls, 4 batteries, bags of TNT and nitrate
Morsi sentenced to three more years in jail
Earlier today Russian Army launched two missiles from Khmemeim AB towards the south. Might be 9K720 Iskander-M
Ayatollah Khamenei: Enemies have used various tools to cause problems for Islamic establishment
Iran's supreme leader says enemies have stirred unrest in country, using "cash, arms and intelligence agents" - state media
8 month ago
Ayatollah Khamenei: Enemy all the time seeking to inflict blow to Iranian people
Russian air strikes on Maarat Al Numan, Saraqib and KafrHalab in Idlib and Aleppo province. Some of them near IDP camps. Both far behind the front
5 airstrikes targeting civilian houses in the city of Ma'arat al-Nu'man in Idlib @SyriaCivilDef teams responded
8 month ago
U.S, Britain warn S.Sudan parties over cease-fire violations
Syrian army captured Al Zarzour and Al Hawa north of Khuwayn, Idlib
Kurdish govt: no handover of borders to Iraq, joint management instead
8 month ago
Foreign Ministry: Turkey wishes escalation of incidents in Iran to be prevented, external interventions should be avoided
Kurdistan Region's Haji Omeran border crossing with Iran reopened.
8 month ago
Turkish Foreign Ministry says concerned about recent incidents in Iran, hopes escalation will be prevented and says it is important to preserve peace and stability in Iran, provocative discourse and foreign intervention should be avoided
Egypt: Death penalty for 4 convicted in violence in northern province
Iraq Baghdad - Bomb targets army patrol: 2 soldiers injured
Official source: 450 demonstrators arrested in the Iranian capital Tehran within 3 days
Police arrested 100 protesters in Tehran Monday: official tells ILNA
8 month ago
Azerbaijan counted 135 shelling of its positions by Armenian Armed Forces on January 1 and 2
An ambulance driver was killed by artillery shelling on the city of Duma in Eastern Ghouta
9 dead in overnight Iran unrest: state TV
Police member wounded in bomb blast north of Ramadi
SAA Tigers captured Sahm al Hawa and Ard az Zarzur /SE Idlib
A dozen Russia/Syrian AF airstrikes hit Marr'at al Numan and outskirts this morning including a refugee camp near Saraqib
US oil rises toward $61 after yearly gains as US drillers pause and pol risk in Iran. US drill rig count unch at 747 for 2nd week. Death toll in OPEC member Iran climbs as protests continue
Lt. Gov. of Tehran says 450 people have been arrested in the past 3 days - but has not requested assistance from IRGC for security. #IranProtests
Afghanistan:  4 drug labs destroyed in Badakhshan's Argo district: By Gul Mohammad Tanha on 02 January: Local officials on Tuesday said three villages have cleared from militants and four narcotics processing factories destroyed8 month ago
Afghanistan: 4 drug labs destroyed in Badakhshan's Argo district: By Gul Mohammad Tanha on 02 January: Local officials on Tuesday said three villages have cleared from militants and four narcotics processing factories destroyed
Northern Hama, Idlib: Fierce Air Strikes targeting Tal Al Mardikh, Khan Sheikhoun, Talmans, Maarat Al Noaman
8 month ago
IDF: In response to the rocket fired towards Israel earlier this evening, an IAF aircraft targeted a military compound belonging to the Hamas in southern Gaza. The Israeli army holds Hamas accountable for events in Gaza
8 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - 46km E of Farkhar, Afghanistan
In Qahderijan Security forces opened fire on the protesters,many say numbers of killed is 5 but up to this moment 4 is verified and 6 wounded.
Videos posted on social networks that featured intense clashes in Ghahderijan, Isfahan
8 month ago
SDF releases 26 members of ISIS in the town of Ain Issa, north of the city of Raqqa.
8 month ago
Turkish security forces arrested Suhail Mahmud al-Abadi in Istanbul, from the city of Muhsin in the eastern countryside of Deir al-Zour, an ISIS member who justified war crimes against civilians
8 month ago
A number of government forces and SDF members were killed due to clashes near the Euphrates River in Bouhmid and Madan
IRGC announced it is taking charge of Tehran security
Harasta: SAA targeting rebels areas tonight
Kermanshah: shots or fireworks fired at the crowd. #IranProtests
Footage showing the 2 main fronts today: Harasta Governorate Building (biggest of area) and Vehicle Base. Non-stop clashes amidst heavy bombardment.
Borojerd: security forces out en mass
Protesters are tearing posters of Ayatollah Khamenei across city of Masjed Soleyman
Clashes between ISIS and the opposition groups on the outskirts of Yarmouk camp
8 month ago
IDF:Moments ago, a rocket was launched from the Gaza Strip towards Israel. A hit was confirmed. No injuries were reported
East Damascus: pics showing pro-Assad forces in Security and Transport zone near Harasta Governorate Building after Rebel attack this morning. Clashes ongoing.
Witnessed the flight of Khamenei's forces and the Revolutionary Guards from the demonstrators in the city of Lahijan now #IranProtest
E. Damascus: night airstrikes on Harasta.
Pence: President Trump and I will not repeat the mistakes of the past flawed when others ignored the heroic resistance of the Iranian people
Police tries to disperse protesters in Shadegan, SW Iran. According to the latest stats there's 42 percent unemployment in the city.
Demonstrators in Ardebil
Iranians are receiving this text message from an unknown number (possibly security forces) that says those who participate in 'illegal' protests will face legal action
The demonstrators burn a Basij headquarters in the city of Ghahderijan
A security member killed and 3 other wounded at Najaf Abad Esfahan tonight according to State TV #IranProtests
Important statement by Assembly of Qom Seminary's Teachers and Scholars on IranianProtests: We urge senior authorities of Islamic Republic to critically revise the country's macro policies, hear people's voices and try to make up for deficits We also urge ppl to show restraint
Protesters killed one policeman, injured three in Najaf Abad (Tehran) - state media report in Iran #IranProtests
Afghanistan: attack of 3 suicide bombers of the IS against an army checkpoint in Achin, 10 dead and wounded according to the release8 month ago
#Afghanistan: attack of 3 suicide bombers of the IS against an army checkpoint in Achin, 10 dead and wounded according to the release
Security forces firing tear gas onto protesters in Khuzestan
Demonstration in Kermanshar clash with Iran's paramilitary forces and shout "Long live Kurdistan, Long live Peshmerga"
Protest in Tehran, people chanting "Death to the dictator!"
Baghdad: A civilian was killed in an armed attack near his home in the north of Baghdad.
Now in Amir-Akram Crossroad of Tehran, Protesters are chanting: "Seyyed Ali [Khamenei] shame on you, leave our country"
8 month ago
Operations started after 9:00 AM this morning in villages of Gorgoraaay, Shaabay and Angoaar villages in Haska Meena. At least 60 members of ISIS killed and at least 18 wounded
Protest this evening in Abadan
At least 4 student activists including Leila Hosseinzadeh were arrested in Tehran today
Protest in Karaj
Protests tonight in Rasht
Protest this evening in Shiraz
Shots fired in Takestan
Protest in Sanandaj, Kurdistan region
8 month ago
Russian foreign ministry: outside interference destabilizing situation in Iran inadmissible
On the fifth day, protesters came to the streets in protest in Yazd
Netanyahu: The Iranian government tries desperately to sow hate between Iranians and Israelis. They won't succeed. When this government finally falls – and one day it will – Iranians and Israelis will be great friends once again. I wish the Iranian people success in their noble quest for freedom.
Protest in Nurabad of Lorestan8 month ago
Protest in Nurabad of Lorestan
Protest in Birjand tonight
Fifth day of protests - Protesters in Kermanshah came to the streets
Syria's Assad names new defense and other ministers
Kermanshah just now. People chanting" We don't want to fight but if you do, then we are ready to fight too"
5th day of protests in Zanjan
Massive protest tonight in Shadegan, Khuzestan
Taliban just created an app8 month ago
Taliban just created an app
SE. Idlib: FSA Central Division shelling government positions on Atshan front using materiel previously seized from Iran|ian-led militias (106 mm recoilless gun with Jafir Jeep).
Israel army court charged the Palestinian youth Ahed Tamimi with assaulting soldiers
What seems to be a big counter-protest in Zanjan (where protests have been held daily) denouncing "agitators"
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