Daily Archives: March 30, 2019

Jailed Iranian Conservationists Face Unfounded Spying Charges

In January 2018, eight conservation scientists from the Tehran-based Persian Wildlife Heritage Foundation (PWHF) were arrested, accused of setting camera traps to spy. This baseless claim has been propounded by Iran’s hardline Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, known as the Sepah. The conservationists, who have worked to preserve the critically endangered […]

ISIL Fighters Lose The Last Stronghold In Syria

U.S. and Kurdish forces have attacked the last stronghold of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) . Aerial bombings of the town of Hajin, where the last remnants of ISIL are located, have increased and SDF commanders are making progress. This being the last territory, ISIL analysts […]