Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Verses from Quran helped capture Pak militant: Police

Sajjad and the four other terrorists had crossed over to India from Lachipora in Uri on the night of August 17 after cutting the...

Is Yemen another Somalia in the making?

Since its start, not much was expected from the UN-sponsored peace conference on Yemen, which was held in Geneva at the behest of Secretary-General...

Blade of jihad: Extremists embrace the knife as tool of terror

The knife has replaced suicide bombings, car attacks and random shootings as the new tool of choice for waging jihad on Israel, with leaders...

Turkish prosecutor taken hostage in Istanbul

Armed men have taken hostage the Turkish prosecutor heading the inquiry into the death of a boy during anti-government protests in 2013. Dramatic images have...

Saudi-led military campaign could end in ‘days,’ Yemeni minister says

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=onZp883x0rU A military operation led by Saudi Arabia that is targeting Shiite insurgents in Yemen with airstrikes could end in “days,” the foreign minister of...

Israelis go on offensive ahead of UN report

Israel on Sunday launched a pre-emptive assault on an upcoming U.N. report into last year's war in the Gaza Strip, saying the report is...

Saudi prince and Emirate’s first female fighter pilot take part in Syria air strikes

Saudi Arabia has offered a royal seal of approval to the US-led fight against the Islamic State group, sending its top pilot prince on...

In Yemen, Anti-Rebel Forces in South Take Over Aden Airport

Yemeni forces battling the Shiite rebels in the country's south said they took control on Tuesday of the airport in the strategic port city...

US-trained Syria fighters gave equipment to Nusra Front

Pentagon says group handed ammunition and equipment to al-Nusra Front rebels, purportedly in exchange for safe passage.The Pentagon has said that a group of...

ISIL wins support from Iraq’s Sunni tribes

Influential sheikhs and tribal heads in Anbar province pledge allegiance to group and condemn Iraqi government. http://c.brightcove.com/services/viewer/federated_f9?isVid=1&isUI=1 A number of Sunni tribal sheikhs and tribes in...

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Somaliland: Are the UAE, DP World going back on Berbera development Abiy’s lead?

DP World downsizes in Berbera: In developing Somaliland's port, the Emirati operator is having to contend with the new political configurations in the Horn. Despite the...

Aung San Suu Kyi’s ‘shameful behavior’ costs her Amnesty International Award

Amnesty International announced today that it has withdrawn its highest honor, the Ambassador of Conscience Award, from Aung San Suu Kyi, in light of...

UN forum to bring ‘big space data’ benefits to disaster response in Africa

Outer space and disaster response experts, on Monday, gathered at a United Nations forum in Bonn, Germany, to discuss how “big data” including social...