Protesters hit the streets of Iran, Friday, after the announcement of the death of an Iranian woman called Mahsa Amini, 22, who was killed by the morality police for wearing the Hijab in an incorrect way. Eleven were killed in the latest protests, including four security personnel. During the rallies, protesters chanted slogans against the Iranian government and the Islamic regime. "Death to the dictator," people were heard saying. Human rights groups said the latest protests across Iran could signal "a big change". The death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini on ...
Today all eyes head to the UK as the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II, who was born in 1926, started with the attendance of her beloved British royal family who welcomed 22 world leaders. The ceremony began at around 10: 45 AM on Monday, September 19th, and the memorial service were scheduled to begin at 11 AM BST. Queen Elizabeth II passed away on Thursday, September 8th, 2022. Since then, thousands of people have mourned Queen Elizabeth IIby waiting hours in line -- in some cases for hours and hours ...
At least 5 people were killed and 14 others were injured in a building collapse in Jabal Weibdeh in Amman, Jordan. A 4-story building collapsed on Tuesday afternoon; rescue teams rushed immediately to the site to save people who are stuck inside. Rescuers are battling time to save more people who are still locked inside the ruins of Amman's Jabal Luweibdeh neighbourhood after the building collapse, Public Security Directorate (PSD) media spokesperson said. Yesterday, Jordanian PM Bisher Al Khasawneh arrived to the building collapse site along with other authorities and ...
Queen Elizabeth II died last Thursday at the age of 96, Buckingham Palace announced hours after saying the Queen was under medical supervision at Balmoral Castle in Scotland. On September 8, 2022, Queen Elizabeth II died causing much sadness among people in the United Kingdom and abroad. According to the Palace, the Queen's funeral is expected to be held on September 19. Mourners carried out flowers, and roses along with the country's national flags as the photos of Queen Elizabeth II covered almost every spot in the UK.
The Taliban celebrated the first anniversary of foreign troops' withdrawal from Afghanistan on August 31st. The Taliban government launched fireworks and celebrations were held in the streets after one year of the US-led troops' withdrawal from their country. The United States finished its full withdrawal on 30 August 2021, marking the end of the 2001–2021 war. In February 2020, the Trump administration and the Taliban, without the participation of the then Afghan government, agreed on fighting restrictions for both the US and the Taliban and provided for the withdrawal of ...
Moussem culture and heritage festival is held every year in Morocco and has been going since 1963. More than 30 tribes from southern Morocco and other parts of Northwest Africa in Tan-Tan, a town in southwestern Morocco join the festival annually. According to traditional Berber culture, a Moussem is "a type of annual fair with economic, cultural and social functions." Moroccan horsemen have participated in the festival and performed a unique show this year in the capital Rabat.
Today marks six months since the Russian President's announcement of starting a 'special military operation' in Ukraine. The Russian forces' invasion of Ukraine started on February 24th, 2022 after Moscow's refusal of Ukraine's bid to join NATO. Vladimir Putin had also announced the independence of two breakaway regions of eastern Ukraine, Donetsk and Luhansk. Putin further signed a decree recognizing the self-proclaimed "Donetsk People's Republic" (DPR) and the "Luhansk People's Republic" (LPR) as independent regions. UNICEF reported as of early August, 10.3 million people, mostly women, and children have crossed ...
Thousands of Pakistanis rallied in the street to show support for their ousted prime minister Imran Khan following news that he was charged under the country's antiterrorism act on Sunday over a speech he gave a day earlier. Protesters have waved national flags along with Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party flags portraying Pakistan's former prime minister Imran Khan. Former prime minister Imran Khan is said to have threatened officials during his speech earlier. Khan is charged after chastising top police officials and a judge over the arrest of his chief of ...
Climate change is affecting the whole world; water levels across the globe are seen shrinking down along with the ice bridges that can be seen melting a year after the other. Never-stricken heat waves are affecting Europe with the highest temperatures hitting the UK weeks earlier where the heat reached over 40 C. Heat waves have also ignited wildfires that burnt dozens of acres across the world. Deaths were also reported in Europe due to the high heat. Multiple rivers in Chile, Italy, and France have reported a decline in ...
Indian-British novelist Salman Rushdie was stabbed at the Chautauqua Institution in New York City on Friday morning before giving a lecture. His stabbing attack was denounced by writers across the globe and world leaders like US President Joe Biden and French President Emmanuel Macron. Rushdie's stabber was arrested at the scene and identified as Lebanese-American Hadi Matar. The motivations behind the attack are still unknown but people suggest its due to the writer's controversial novel 'The Satanic Verses'. This novel was released in 1988 and stirred debate worldwide as Iran's ...
Iceland's volcano in the city of Fagradalsfjall, which is around 40 kilometers from the capital Reykjavik, has been erupting since 3 August, according to the Icelandic Meteorological Office (IMO). The IMO revealed the field of lava from the eruption of the Iceland volcano covered 144,000 square metres on Thursday. Despite its dangerous levels, many had been visiting the scene of the newly-erupted volcano taking place in the Meradalir valley, near mount Fagradalsfjall.