Former Egyptian dictator Hosni Mubarak has walked free from a military hospital, where he spent much of his six-year detention over a series of charges, including ordering massacre of protesters in the 2011 uprising that ended his 30 year rule. A top appeals court cleared the former president of charges of killing of protesters.
Egypt judiciary under influence of military: Pundit
US President Donald Trump’s proposal to amend the Paris climate change agreement in order to promote the coal industry reaffirms that he is “a master manipulator,” according to Myles Hoenig, an American political analyst and activist.
Trump’s proposal to alter Paris pact shows he’s ‘master manipulator’
The UN special rapporteur on Myanmar, Yanghee Lee, has voiced concern about expulsion of all Rohingya Muslims from the Southeast Asian country.
Lives of Rohingya Muslims mean nothing to UN: Analyst
Syrian President Bashar Assad says all foreign troops, including US and Turkish troops, deployed to his country without the approval of the government are invaders.​
US Marines seek to help terrorists survive conflict in Raqqah: Analyst
The United States and Turkey are mulling a joint operation to attack the Syrian city of Raqqah, but they have differences about using Kurdish forces in the battle. Given the fact that the American and Turkish forces do not have any permission from the Syrian government to be present in the Arab country or even carry out any military operation there, the future of Raqqah after such a liberation by the US and Turkey is a question that Press TV has put to two panelists.
Raqqah liberation, an opportunity for Damascus: Pundit
Officials of the Iraq's semi-autonomous Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) say the Daesh offensive in the country’s north has left nearly 3,000 children from the Izadi minority group without parents.
US responsible for Daesh atrocities in Iraq: Activist
Iran has dismissed the recent US allegations of human rights violation in the Islamic Republic, saying Washington is in no position to make any judgment about other countries’ human rights situation.
US uses human rights as political tool against other states: Activist
Two US drone strikes have killed at least four people, suspected to be al-Qaeda members, in the Yashbum Valley in Yemen’s southern province of Shabwah. A separate drone strike also hit an area in the eastern part of Shaqra town in the southern province of Abyan. The drone attacks in Yemen have continued alongside the Saudi military aggression against the impoverished country.
US raids in Yemen meant to hit Houthis not al-Qaeda: Analyst
While the so-called Syrian opposition, dubbed the High Negotiations Committee (HNC), has sought to meet with Russian officials in a bid to affect Moscow’s stance on Damascus, the Syrian government has underlined the need for the issue of terrorism to be put on the agenda of the Geneva peace talks.
Discussing terrorism embarrassing for Syrian opposition: Scholar
The United States and its allies are well aware of the fact that the allegations over the use of chemical weapons by the Syrian government forces is unfounded; however, they want to weaken the defense might of the Arab state, says Daniel Shaw, a professor at the City University of New York.
West seeking to cripple Syrian defense power: Academic

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