Israel / Middle East

Hundreds of Islamic State Corpses Left to Rot in Libyan Food Fridges

Reuters on Thursday pointed to a particularly grim indicator of Libyan government malfunction: a pile of 742 dead Islamic State fighters have been rotting in refrigerated food containers outside the city of Misrata since 2016 – and growing quite fragrant due to intermittent power outages. Some of the bodies are foreign nationals who remain uncollected by their home governments.

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U.A.E.: Mocking Coronavirus Mandates Can Lead to 2 Years in Prison

Public prosecutors for the United Arab Emirates (U.A.E.) issued a warning on Monday to citizens who “mock” the federal government’s official efforts to combat the Chinese coronavirus, reminding them they face a maximum punishment of two years in prison and a fine of roughly $54,450 for the offense according to U.A.E. law.

FILE - A man waves the national flag during celebrations for the UAE 50th National Day, at the EXPO 2020 Dubai, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Dec. 2, 2021. The multibillion-dollar world’s fair in Dubai warned Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2021, that some venues on site may shut down temporarily as …

Iranian American Group Urges Social Media Ban on All Iranian Officials

Iranian advocacy group Iranian Americans for Liberty (IAL) called for unity against Iran after releasing a statement blasting the Islamic regime’s presence on U.S.-based social media platforms while banning its citizens from that same access, and calling for legislation to ban all Iranian regime officials from the platforms.

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei speaks on television on Friday, in a handout picture provided by his office