Japan Welcomes Fall of Last ISIL Stronghold in Syria

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Tokyo- (PanOrient News) The Japanese government embraced reports that the final territory held by ISIL in Syria had been liberated in a statement released Monday.

Calling the news “an important step for peace and stability in Syria,” the statement by Foreign Press Secretary Takeshi Osuga added that Japan “appreciates the courageous efforts of the global coalition.”

Although the last stronghold in the country fell on Saturday, the extremist group still reportedly has tens of thousan...

Japan Condemns Rocket Launched from Gaza

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Tokyo- (PanOrient News) Japan condemned the act of a rocket launched from the Palestinian territory of Gaza into the northern suburbs of Tel Aviv, Israel, and called for resumed peace negotiations.


“Japan expresses its heartfelt sympathy to those who were injured, and is deeply concerned about the rise of tension in the surrounding area,” said the statement released Tuesday from Japan's Foreign Ministry in Tokyo.

Immediately after the incident it was unclear exactly who had launched...

Arab Ambassadors in Japan Call on World Leaders to Do More After Mosque Attack

Monday, March 18, 2019

By Allison Pestotnik

Tokyo- (PanOrient News) The Arab Ambassadors and Heads of Missions Council in Tokyo responded to Friday’s mass shooting at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand with a statement condemning the massacre and calling on world leaders to do more to counter Islamophobia.

“These acts have occurred in an environment of increasing extremism and Islamophobia worldwide, which we believe is the direct cause of such violent acts,” said the statement.

The terrorist atta...

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