How do you scream in Arabic?

How do you scream in Arabic?

"We have the tape," US President Donald Trump finally admitted that there is a tape-recording of the murder of Jamal Khashoggi - but then he immediately added: "I don't want to hear the tape, no reason for me to hear the tape." When he was asked why, he said: "Because it's a suffering tape, it's a terrible…
Abused, harassed, rejected from society: Glasgow’s homeless women

Abused, harassed, rejected from society: Glasgow’s homeless women

Names marked with an asterisk* in this piece have been changed to protect the interviewees' anonymity. Glasgow, Scotland - Sitting under the railway bridge at Glasgow Central Station, Alison* watches the world go by as an ice-cold December night grips Scotland's largest city. Her eyes are sunken, her blonde hair matted, and her hands are…
‘No teeth’: Qatar FM says GCC needs to enforce its own rules

‘No teeth’: Qatar FM says GCC needs to enforce its own rules

Qatar has said it is committed to the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) but that the bloc needed to enforce its own rules, signalling that a reformed alliance could help end the Gulf crisis. Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani said on Saturday that Qatar was still counting on Kuwait and regional powers to help end…
Arrests made as French ‘yellow vests’ protest for fifth Saturday

Arrests made as French ‘yellow vests’ protest for fifth Saturday

Thousands of "yellow vest" protesters took to the streets of French cities on Saturday in the fifth weekend of demonstrations against Emmanuel Macron's government, ignoring calls to stay home.  Some scuffles broke out on Saturday in central Paris between protesters and police after nearly 4,000 people came out in the capital, raising anti-government slogans and…
Israeli army razes home of five jailed Palestinian brothers

Israeli army razes home of five jailed Palestinian brothers

Correction 15/12/2018: This article has been updated to reflect Latifa Abu Hmeid has six sons in prison, not five as previously stated. The Israeli army has demolished a residential building owned by a prominent Palestinian activist, whose six sons have been imprisoned by Israel. The building, owned by Latifa Abu Hmeid, is located in the…
‘A real mess’: Brixton residents decry Britain’s Brexit chaos

‘A real mess’: Brixton residents decry Britain’s Brexit chaos

London, United Kingdom - Patrick Kelly is well accustomed to tall tales and pivoting plots. On the crowded shelves of his bookshop in Brixton, in south London, thrillers and dramas compete silently for the attention of a handful of quiet customers. But Kelly admits there's no story to rival the political twists and turns that have gripped…
How Britain stole $45 trillion from India

How Britain stole $45 trillion from India

There is a story that is commonly told in Britain that the colonisation of India - as horrible as it may have been - was not of any major economic benefit to Britain itself. If anything, the administration of India was a cost to Britain. So the fact that the empire was sustained for so…
Statue of ‘racist’ Gandhi removed from Ghana university campus

Statue of ‘racist’ Gandhi removed from Ghana university campus

A statue of Indian independence leader Mahatma Gandhi has been removed from Ghana's most prestigious university following complaints that he was racist against the black Africans. The statue, installed at the University of Ghana in capital Accra, was removed in the middle of the night earlier this week after protests from students and faculty. India's former president Pranab…
‘MPs don’t know what they want to do’: Q&A on UK’s Brexit crisis

‘MPs don’t know what they want to do’: Q&A on UK’s Brexit crisis

London, United Kingdom - Former British Prime Minister Harold Wilson once said a week is a long time in politics. This week, the UK's ongoing political drama over the country's bid to depart the European Union has stretched that maxim to its fullest. On Monday, Prime Minister Theresa May pulled a parliamentary vote on her widely criticised Brexit…

How will Trump respond to the Senate’s rebuke on Saudi Arabia?

The war in Yemen began in late 2014 when Houthi rebels from the north took control of much of the country. Years of conflict have led to what the UN calls the worst humanitarian crisis in the world. The US Senate has now voted to end all military support to the Saudi-UAE coalition that's been…

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