World Mar 29, 2020

Mideast anti-virus measures spark worries of setback in liberties

Armored vehicles in the streets, hundreds arrested, smartphone surveillance — sweeping measures to fight the coronavirus have raised concerns in the Middle East over the erosion of already threatened human rights. As the world battles the COVID-19 pandemic, more than 3 billion people are now ...

Thousands rally in Morocco against Trump Mideast peace plan

World / Social Issues Feb 10, 2020

Thousands rally in Morocco against Trump Mideast peace plan

Thousands of demonstrators flooded the streets of the Moroccan capital Sunday to protest against a new U.S. Middle East peace plan which the Palestinians say favors Israel. Carrying Palestinian flags, the demonstrators, including local politicians and trade unionists, marched in Rabat chanting "Long Live Palestine. They ...

World Dec 26, 2019

Spain's coast guard saves 200 migrants on Christmas Day

The Spanish coast guard said it had rescued about 200 migrants on Christmas Day, plucking them from makeshift boats in the Mediterranean Sea. It said they were saved in a number of separate operations off the coasts of Spain and Morocco, but gave no information ...