Saudi-UAE-led coalition killed 47 Yemen fishermen in 2018: HRW Aug 22, 2019 0 330 12345 A Saudi-UAE-led military coalition battling Yemen’s Houthi rebels killed dozens of fishermen in bombing attacks on fishing boats last year, a leading rights group has said.Human Rights Watch (HRW) on Wednesday called for a UN investigation as it said that at least 47 Yemeni fishermen, including seven children, were killed in five attacks carried out by the coalition in 2018. The group also said that more than 100 Yemeni fishermen are being held in Saudi Arabia, some of whom have been tortured in custody, according to a report in Al Jazeera.The rights group said it interviewed “survivors, witnesses, and knowledgeable sources about seven fishing boat attacks: six in 2018 and one in 2016.” Civilians died in five attacks carried out by small arms and heavy weapons. RELATED ARTICLES Deputy Amir meets outgoing Swedish envoy Aug 22, 2019 0 1612 Qatari, son’s enforced disappearance in Saudi Arabia: NHRC Aug 22, 2019 0 1086 IndiGo to start four new flights to India next month Aug 22, 2019 0 1596 Fully prepared for new academic year: MoI QNA Doha The Ministry of Interior (MoI) has announced that all preparations for the new academic year, which starts next week, have been completed. The MoI said all the departments concerned were ready to welcome the new .. Registration and transfer of students in public schools to run until Sept 5 The registration and transfer of students for the academic year 2019-20 started on Wednesday in public schools for all the educational levels, according to the Ministry of Education and Higher Education. The .. South Africa exempts Qataris from entry visa requirements QNA Doha The Republic of South Africa has decided to exempt Qatari passport holders from the requirements of entry visa and allow them to stay for a period of 90 days, as of August 15, 2019. This was announced by an official .. Sudan swears in new ruling council Sudan took further steps in its transition towards civilian rule on Wednesday with the swearing in of a new sovereign council, to be followed by the appointment of a prime minister. The body replaces the Transitional ..