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The National Human Rights Committee Holds its 3rd Meeting

His Excellency Ahmed Abdul Rahman Al Jarman, Assistant Minister for Human Rights and International Law, Vice-Chairman of the National Human Rights Committee, chaired the committee’s third meeting in the presence of representatives of various entities to review the UAE’s efforts in strengthening and protecting human rights against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic. In this […]

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NIHR Chief: Human rights among Bahrain’s national fundamentals

Manama, Chairperson of the National Institution for Human Rights (NIHR), Maria Khoury, has stressed that Bahrain is interested in human rights as they are an integral part of the national fundamentals, noting that guaranteeing civil and political rights and liberties emanates from His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa’s sound vision.   She underlined […]

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US Delivering Critical Emergency Aid to Lebanon

The United States is delivering emergency aid to Lebanon, starting with food, water, and medical supplies, under the direction of President Donald J. Trump following Tuesday’s blast in Beirut, national security adviser Robert C. O’Brien said Friday. In addition, the U.S. will continue to work with authorities in Lebanon to identify further health and humanitarian […]

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US Lawmakers Ask 6 Top Universities to Hand Over Records of Foreign Donations

NEW YORK – Three members of the U.S. Congress are asking six of the nation’s top universities to hand over records of donations they have accepted from certain foreign nations, including China and Russia, citing concerns that these multimillion-dollar donations present a growing national security threat. Letters aimed at helping the members to “further understand […]