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Sudan forces arrest protest leaders after deadly crackdown

Jun 08, 2019 - 8:48 PM

Just days prior, men in military fatigues cracked down on Sudanese protesters, leaving dozens dead

OUTCRY. Sudanese protesters gesture and chant slogans outside Khartoum's army headquarters on June 3, 2019 after security forces broke up a weeks-long sit-in. Photo by Ebrahim Hamid/AFP

Singapore bid for UN street food honor sparks culinary clash

Aug 30, 2018 - 4:08 PM

'When you talk about hawkers, Singapore is not the only one to have hawker culture,' says Malaysian chef Redzuawan Ismail

HAWKER CULTURE. Singapore is home to countless hawker centers such as this one in Tiong Bahru, where food stalls serve various local dishes at affordable prices. File photo by Amanda Lago/Rappler

What's so unique about PH football? Just ask Soca Loca

May 19, 2018 - 5:50 PM

The Malaysian startup aims to spur the growth of Philippine football with a new mobile app

DEVELOP THROUGH TECH. Sayf Ismail (center) advocates the use of technology to grow the predominantly traditional sport of football. Photo by Beatrice Go/Rappler

KPK: Pengajuan ‘justice collaborator' Setya Novanto adalah inisiatif pribadi

Jan 16, 2018 - 12:12 PM

KPK dituding mendorong Setya Novanto agar mengajukan justice collaborator

JUSTICE COLLABORATOR. Mantan Ketua DPR Setya Novanto disebut Komisi Pemberantasan Korupsi (KPK) mengajukan status JC atas inisiatif pribadi. Foto oleh Santi Dewi/Rappler

Sidang Setya Novanto: Maqdir Ismail sang pembela 'raksasa'

Dec 20, 2017 - 3:05 PM

Ketua tim kuasa hukum Setya Novanto Maqdir Ismail pernah membela nama-nama besar lainnya mulai dari Prabowo Subianto, Antasari Azhar, hingga Ibas. Bagaimana hasil dari kasus-kasus yang dibela Maqdir sebelumnya?

EKSEPSI. Terdakwa kasus korupsi KTP Elektronik akan menjalani sidang lanjutan dengan agenda membacakan nota eksepsi atau keberatan pada Rabu, 20 Desember. Foto oleh ANTARA

Hamas agrees to steps toward Palestinian unity

Sep 17, 2017 - 11:45 PM

The Palestinian Islamist movement agrees to dissolve a so-called 'administrative committee' and says it is prepared for elections

A Palestinian man and his daughter walk past a graffiti reading in Arabic ''Division'' in Gaza City, on September 17, 2017, after Hamas announced it had agreed to steps toward resolving a decade-long split with the Fatah movement and was ready to hold elections. Hamas said it had agreed to key demands made by Fatah: dissolving the so-called "administrative committee", while saying it was ready for elections and negotiations toward a unity government. / AFP PHOTO / MAHMUD HAMS

IN PHOTOS: Eid'l Adha

Sep 01, 2017 - 12:29 PM

The celebration is considered one of the greatest feasts of Islam

Sejarah penyembelihan hewan kurban setiap Iduladha

Sep 01, 2017 - 12:14 PM

Umat Muslim memercayai Nabi Ibrahim awalnya bermimpi menyembelih anaknya Nabi Ismail sebelum digantikan dengan hewan kurban

‘Bukan Perawan Maria’ mengajak kita untuk relaksasi beragama

Jul 25, 2017 - 1:29 PM

Melalui karya fiksi beserta pameran dan festival Feby Indirani ingin meredam isu ketegangan beragama

Beberapa karya seni yang ada di pameran dan festival mini 'Bukan Perawan Maria'. Foto oleh Dzikra Fanada/Rappler

Ex-Gaza chief Haniya elected leader of Hamas

May 06, 2017 - 9:07 PM

Ismail Haniya a known pragmatist within the Hamas is expected to remain in the Gaza Strip unlike his predecessor

YAHYA SINWAR. This file photo taken on October 21, 2011 shows Hamas leader Ismail Haniya (L) and freed Palestinian prisoner Yahya Sinwar (R), a founder of Hamas' military wing, waving as supporters celebrate the release of hundreds of prisoners following a swap with captured Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit in Khan Yunis, southern Gaza Strip. File photo by Said Khatib/AFP

Daftar pemenang ajang 'Usmar Ismail Awards 2017'

May 01, 2017 - 10:31 AM

Untuk kali kedua ajang pemberian penghargaan bagi pelaku perfilman Indonesia ini digelar

Palm Sunday church bombings kill at least 43 in Egypt

Apr 09, 2017 - 5:45 PM

4th UPDATE The Islamic State claims responsibility for the twin attacks on Egypt s Coptic Christian minority

ATTACKED. A general view shows people gathering outside the Mar Girgis Coptic Church in the Nile Delta City of Tanta, 120 km (75 miles) north of Cairo, after a bomb blast struck worshippers gathering to celebrate Palm Sunday on April 9, 2017. Khaled Desouki/AFP

Hamas military hardliner elected group's Gaza chief – officials

Feb 13, 2017 - 9:02 PM

Yahya Sinwar succeeds Ismail Haniya who is seen by many observers as the most likely successor to Hamas s current exiled leader Khaled Meshaal

YAHYA SINWAR. This file photo taken on October 21, 2011 shows then Hamas leader Ismail Haniya (L) and freed Palestinian prisoner Yahya Sinwar (R), a founder of Hamas' military wing, waving as supporters celebrate the release of hundreds of prisoners following a swap with captured Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit in Khan Yunis, southern Gaza Strip. File photo by Said Khatib/ AFP

Bosnia's disabled children swim against indifference

Dec 02, 2016 - 2:31 PM

Nearly 10 percent of the population in Bosnia is disabled and the road ahead is long

In a country where not all disabilities are viewed equally, a swimming club for children with special needs provides some hope.

UN Yemen envoy in new bid for peace

Nov 27, 2016 - 8:45 PM

3rd UPDATE Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed is heading to Riyadh and Kuwait to prepare for a new round of talks

The United Nations Special Envoy to Yemen Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed speaks during a press conference ahead of his departure at Sanaa international airport, on November 7, 2016. Yemen's 20-month war has killed more than 7,000 people and wounded nearly 37,000, the World Health Organization said, as the UN envoy voiced alarm over the worsening humanitarian situation. / AFP PHOTO / MOHAMMED HUWAIS

Yemen war death toll surpasses 7,000 – WHO

Nov 07, 2016 - 11:05 PM

More than 7 070 people have been killed and over 36 818 injured as of October 25 the WHO says in a statement Another 21 million people are in need of urgent health services the UN health agency adds

Fighting rages in Yemen despite truce

Oct 22, 2016 - 11:51 PM

UN special envoy Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed says on Friday the ceasefire was fragile but largely holding

UN announces truce in new attempt to end Yemen war

Oct 18, 2016 - 8:17 AM

3rd UPDATE Yemen has been rocked by war since the Shiite Huthi rebels and allied forces loyal to ousted president Ali Abdullah Saleh overran Sanaa in September 2014

In this file photo, Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for Yemen, briefs journalists at the United Nations headquarters in New York, March 23, 2016. Loey Felipe/UN Photo

US, Britain, and UN demand Yemen ceasefire within days

Oct 16, 2016 - 11:25 PM

We cannot emphasize enough today the urgency of ending the violence in Yemen says US Secretary of State John Kerry

(L-R) US Secretary of State John Kerry, British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and UN Special Envoy for Yemen Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed make a joint statement on Yemen at Lancaster House in London on October 16, 2016. The United States, Britain and the UN peace envoy to Yemen today urged the warring parties in the country's civil war to declare a ceasefire within days. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / JUSTIN TALLIS

Big businesses must be ready to 'radically change' to survive

Sep 11, 2016 - 3:46 PM

In a future where cars drive themselves how does a company like BMW which engineers The Ultimate Driving Machine stay relevant? Embrace change even if it challenges company tradition advises Salim Ismail of Singularity University

RETOOLING. Rapid technological innovation is forcing the evolution of traditional product categories, pressuring brands to rethink their ways of living, and their ethos. Photo by Juni Kriswanto/AFP

Rappler Talk: Salim Ismail on technology and the future

Sep 01, 2016 - 11:51 PM

What ideas can help you grow your organization? Salim Ismail tells us

Duterte, RCBC manager, Abu Sayyaf | 12PM wRap

Aug 18, 2016 - 12:05 PM

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New Indonesian captive escapes from Abu Sayyaf

Aug 18, 2016 - 1:04 AM

The captive identified as Ismail identifies himself as the chief officer of a tugboat seized by the Abu Sayyaf

Yemen rebels defy government and convene parliament

Aug 13, 2016 - 11:27 PM

The session in rebel held Sanaa was the first in almost two years and comes after the Huthis rejected a UN peace plan and appointed a council to run the country

Yemeni MPs attend a parliament session on August 13, 2016 in the capital Sanaa, as Iran-backed Shiite Huthi rebels convened the parliament for the first time in almost two years in defiance of the internationally recognized government. Mohammed Huwais/AFP

Yemen peace talks on hold after rebels name governing body

Aug 07, 2016 - 12:14 AM

UN envoy Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed says he would continue to consult with Yemen s warring parties to arrange further negotiations

A handout picture released by Kuwait's ministry of information on July 17, 2016, shows the UN special envoy for Yemen, Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed (C), speaking during a meeting of the Yemeni Peace Talks with delegations in Kuwait City. Kuwait Ministry of Information/Handout/AFP

UN-backed Yemen peace talks resume in Kuwait

Jul 17, 2016 - 7:45 AM

The talks resumed after the UN special envoy for Yemen convinced the country to send its delegation to Kuwait after threatening to pull out of the peace talks that began April 21

DRONES AND AL QAEDA. A gunman loyal to the Shiite Houthi movement looks at graffiti protesting US drone operations a day after a US drone killed suspected al-Qaeda in the Arabian Penninsula. Photo by Yahya Arhab/EPA

Yuri Van Geest on exponential growth and how to disrupt industries

Jul 08, 2016 - 3:45 PM

The co author of the best selling book Exponential Organizations is our keynote speaker for ThinkPH 2016

Yemen peace talks broach military, security concerns – UN

Jun 15, 2016 - 11:45 PM

Peace talks in Kuwait between Iran backed rebels and the government of President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi have completed their 8th week without any major breakthrough

Yemen gov't to end peace talks boycott – UN

May 22, 2016 - 3:22 PM

Foreign Minister Abdulmalek al Mikhlafi says that the government had agreed to give the peace talks a last chance

Yemen government suspends participation in peace talks

May 17, 2016 - 8:21 PM

UPDATED A statement by the government delegation says it would continue to boycott the talks until the rebels comply with the agreed references

PEACE TALKS SUSPENSION. Armed tribesmen, loyal to the Shiite Huthirebels, cover their faces from swirling dust during a gathering to show support to the rebels, on the eastern outskirts of Sana'a, Yemen, May 14, 2016. Photo by Yahya Arhab/EPA

Ramos Horta dalam pembukaan ASEAN Literary Festival: Orang Indonesia sangat tangguh

May 06, 2016 - 1:37 PM

Ramos Horta melihat orang Indonesia selalu tersenyum bahkan di saat rezim Soeharto yang mengekang kebebasan masyarakat

PIDATO RAMOS HORTA. Dalam pidato pembukaan di ASEAN Literary Festival, Ramos Horta memuji orang Indonesia yang selalu tersenyum dalam menghadapi rezim penguasa termasuk Soeharto. Foto oleh Caroline Sidel/EPA

Yemen foes to resume face-to-face peace talks

May 04, 2016 - 2:56 PM

Participants will meet on Wednesday in a plenary session to follow up with the agreed agenda

A handout picture released by the official Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) on April 21, 2016, shows a general view of the various delegations taking part in the Yemen peace talks, in Kuwait City. Kuwait News Agency / Handout/AFP

Yemen gov't temporarily suspends talks with rebels

May 01, 2016 - 11:20 PM

UPDATED The government says the rebels must first stop their ceasefire violations and withdraw from a military base

Yemen's United Nations envoy Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed holds a press conference at the ministery of information in Kuwait City on April 30, 2016. Yemen's warring parties began face-to-face peace talks on "key issues" in a bid to end the conflict in the impoverished Arab country, the United Nations said. / AFP PHOTO / YASSER AL-ZAYYAT

Pegiat seni: Jangan ada politik perizinan

Feb 27, 2016 - 7:03 PM

Polisi menekankan panitia agar tetap menghormati kenyamanan publik Kemendagri juga sepakat dengan kepolisian

KRONOLOGI. Indraswari Agnes, salah satu panitia Belok Kiri Festival membacakan kronologi pengurusan izin di kepolisian, Sabtu, 27 Februari 2016. Foto oleh Febriana Firdaus

Indonesia bans French journo, reporters cry foul

Jan 13, 2016 - 12:02 PM

We firmly condemn this flagrant violation of media freedom and this discrimination against an independent journalist who has committed no crime

DENIED. Indonesia denies French journalist Cyril Payen's visa request to film documentary in West Papua. Photo from @payenc Twitter account

Yemen ceasefire set on eve of peace talks – official

Dec 14, 2015 - 5:00 PM

A government delegate confirms the truce in conflict torn Yemen where thousands have died since March

Yemeni troops loyal to their Saudi-backed President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi march during a parade military west of the cityof Marib, some 170 kilometres (105 miles) east of the capital Sanaa on December 12, 2015. AFP PHOTO / ABDULLAH AL-QADRY / AFP / ABDULLAH AL-QADRY

Father of Paris attacker 'would have killed son' if he knew of plot

Dec 10, 2015 - 5:03 AM

A third gunman involved in last month s massacre at a Paris concert hall is identified Wednesday December 9 as a Frenchman who had visited Syria

People walk by the Bataclan concert hall, where, on November 13, jihadists armed with AK47s and suicide vests killed 90 people in the bloodiest of a wave of attacks across the French capital, on November 30, 2015 in Paris. Joel Saget/AFP

Survei: indeks kebebasan berekspresi era Jokowi menurun

Dec 09, 2015 - 9:32 PM

Survei menunjukkan secara umum penegakkan HAM di era Jokowi jalan di tempat

TETAP HIDUP. Pendukung Munir menuntut dalang pembunuh aktivis HAM ini segera diadili. Foto oleh Jurnasyanto Sukarno/EPA

Police detain relatives of Paris attacker as probe widens

Nov 15, 2015 - 6:40 PM

Police detained six people close to the first attacker 29 year old Omar Ismail Mostefai including his father brother and sister in law

PARIS ATTACKS. This photo taken on November 15, 2015 shows flowers left in bullet holes at a memorial site outside of the Le Carillon bar, in the 11th district of Paris, for victims of the November 13 terrorist attacks in Paris. Photo by Bertrand Guay/AFP

Omar Ismail Mostefai: from petty criminal to cold-blooded terrorist

Nov 15, 2015 - 12:43 PM

Identified by his finger found among the rubble of the Bataclan concert hall the 29 year old was one of 3 men who blew himself up in the bloodiest scene of the carnage

Outside view of the Bataclan theatre, as the French Special Forces light the building the scene of a hostage situation, in Paris, France, November 14, 2015. EPA/YOAN VALAT

Praperadilan mantan Sekjen Nasdem Patrice Rio Capella dicabut

Nov 04, 2015 - 2:17 PM

Kuasa hukum Rio mengatakan praperadilan dicabut karena kasus sudah siap dilimpahkan ke pengadilan hingga gugatan praperadilan pasti akan ditolak

TERSANGKA. KPK menetapkan Sekjen Partai Nasdem Rio Patrice Capella sebagai tersangka kasus korupsi dana bantuan sosial Sumatera Utara. Foto screengrab dari Youtube

Russia skeptical of ISIS claim it shot down airliner over Egypt

Nov 01, 2015 - 12:29 AM

This information cannot be considered accurate according to the Russian transport minister

WAITING FOR THE BODIES. Members of the Egyptian security services stand guard as they await the bodies of the victims of the Russian passenger flight crash at Zeinhom morgue in Cairo, Egypt, October 31. Photo by Mohammed Hossam/EPA

ISIS group in Egypt claims it downed Russian charter plane

Oct 31, 2015 - 10:46 PM

The Russian airliner carrying 224 people crashes in a mountainous part of Egypt s Sinai Peninsula killing all on board

PLANE CRASH. A woman wipes her tears outside Pulkovo international airport near Saint Petersburg after a Russian plane with 224 people on board crashed in a mountainous part of Egypt's Sinai Peninsula on October 31. Photo by Olga Maltseva/AFP

Shock, denial at Russia airport after plane crashes in Egypt

Oct 31, 2015 - 9:42 PM

The Kremlin designates November 1 as a day of national mourning

Russian airliner crash in Egypt kills all 224 on board

Oct 31, 2015 - 9:01 PM

3rd UPDATE The plane lost contact with air traffic control 23 minutes after taking off from the Red Sea resort of Sharm el Sheikh bound for Saint Petersburg

Russian plane carrying 224 crashes in Egypt's Sinai

Oct 31, 2015 - 4:19 PM

2nd UPDATE Officials say the charter flight which was bound for Saint Petersburg in Russia had on board 217 passengers and 7 crew members

WAITING. Relatives of passengers of MetroJet Airbus A321 wait at Pulkovo II international airport in St Petersburg, Russia on October 31. Photo by Anatoly Maltsev/EPA

Oleh-oleh dari Frankfurt Book Fair 2015

Oct 19, 2015 - 6:58 PM

Mulai dari perdebatan antikomunisme hingga kuliner Indonesia yang membuat peserta antri

FRANKFURT BOOK FAIR. Pergerlaran pesta buku terbesar di dunia ini menjadikan Indonesia sebagai tamu dan mengangkat tema-tema tabu seperti tragedi 1965. Foto oleh Kementerian Pendidikan.

Egypt gov't resigns, oil minister to form new cabinet

Sep 12, 2015 - 6:25 PM

UPDATED The resignation comes days after the country s agriculture minister was arrested on suspicion of taking bribes

FORM A NEW GOVERNMENT. The Egyptian government submits a letter of resignation to Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi (pictured). File photo by Rainer Jense/EPA

Yemen rebels kill 31 as UN declares highest-level emergency

Jul 02, 2015 - 10:26 AM

More than 21 1 million people – over 80 of Yemen s population – are in need of aid with 13 million facing food shortages

LEVEL-3 EMERGENCY. Yemenis inspect the scene of a car bomb targeting a group of female mourners loyal to Shiite Houthi Group in Sana'a, Yemen, June 30, 2015. Photo by Yahya Arhab/EPA

Historic Malaysian opposition alliance falls apart

Jun 16, 2015 - 3:45 PM

Democratic Action Party DAP chief Lim Guan Eng says his party will no longer work with its former partner the Pan Malaysian Islamic Party PAS

HAPPIER TIMES. Malaysia's opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim (C) along with Pan Malaysian Islamic Party (PAS) president, Hadi Awang (2-R) and Democratic Action Party (DAP) secretary general Lim Guan Eng (2-L), DAP adviser, Lim Kit Siang (L) and PAS spiritual leader Nik Aziz Nik Mat (R) in Shah Alam near Kuala Lumpur 25 February 2013. Ahmad Yusni/EPA