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“The EU reiterates its strong opposition to the use of the death penalty in all circumstances. This case is a serious drawback given that Bahrain had suspended executions for the past seven years, and concerns have been expressed about possible violations of the right to a fair process for the three convicted”, – says EEAS spokesperson statement of three executions in Bahrain carried out on Sunday 15/01/2017. 197 more words
An (unfortunately) popular conversation topic in Washington nowadays is what the next crisis in the Middle East will be. It has been more-or-less determined that Assad will “win” the Syrian war, ISIS is beginning to fade into the background and—aside from perhaps the summer coup in Turkey—there have been no major regime changes. 662 more words
There is a growing confidence in the Malay-Muslim community about its place in Singapore, said Minister-in-charge of Muslim Affairs Yaacob Ibrahim.
But even as it enjoys successes, challenges remain, he said, highlighting the need for the community to embrace diversity in Islam. 369 more words
How far is Saudi Arabia complicit in the Isis takeover of much of northern Iraq, and is it stoking an escalating Sunni-Shia conflict across the Islamic world? 2,060 more words