BBC The rights of women in Afghanistan will be respected "within the framework of Islamic law", the Taliban say. In the group's first news conference since taking control of the country on Sunday, a spokesman said women would be f..
At least 17 bodies, likely of Europe-bound migrants, have washed ashore in western Libya, the Libyan Red Crescent said as authorities began to vaccinate migrants in the North African country on Wednesday against the coronavirus, in cooperation with t..
Iran has postponed the internationally criticised planned execution of a man arrested for murder when he was 17, but he remains at imminent risk of being hanged, Amnesty International and other rights groups said on Wednesday. Arman Abdolali, now ..
A court in military-ruled Myanmar jailed deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi for four years on Monday on charges of incitement and breaching coronavirus restrictions, a source familiar with the proceedings said, in a case that critics dismissed as a farc..
Saudi Arabia executed 81 men including seven Yemenis and one Syrian on Saturday, the interior ministry said, in the kingdom's biggest mass execution in decades. The number dwarfed the 67 executions reported there in all of 2021 and the 27 in 2..
Qatar Holding LLC, the main investment subsidiary of the state's Qatar Investment Authority, pledged $375 million to the Tesla owner's buyout of the social media giant. A subsidiary of Qatar's sovereign wealth fund is contributing $375..
Amnesty International and other rights groups have called on FIFA to set aside $440 million to compensate migrant workers in Qatar for "human rights abuses" during preparations for the 2022 World Cup. In a letter to FIFA President Gianni..
A supermarket just outside Kuwait City has boycotted Indian goods in protest over insulting remarks made by officials from India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party. A Kuwaiti supermarket has pulled Indian products from its shelves over insulting ..
A video showing Indian police beating a group of Muslims in custody has been viewed by millions after it was shared by an elected member of the ruling BJP party who praised their brutal actions as a "gift" to the men. No action has been ..
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