Wednesday, August 15, 2018

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...

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...

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...

Landslides kill at least 21 in India’s Darjeeling

Landslides triggered by heavy rain killed at least 21 people across India's famed tea-growing region of Darjeeling, with more feared trapped under mounds 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...

How Isis makes its money

In 2014, Isis made around $360 million via extortion and taxation in Iraq alone. The figure is indicative of the terror group's policy of asset...

At least 120 killed as Saudi-led airstrikes target Yemeni residential area

Saudi-led coalition airstrikes hit a residential area in a quiet Red Sea town in Yemen, killing at least 120 people in the deadliest strike...

UN talks on Yemen conflict ‘postponed’

A UN conference designed to end the violence in Yemen has been postponed after the exiled government refused to participate, officials said, handing a huge blow...

Amnesty International accuses Hamas of torturing, killing Palestinians in new report on Gaza conflict

Amnesty International accused Hamas militants Wednesday of abducting, torturing, and carrying out summary executions of Palestinians during last year's conflict in the Gaza Strip. The...

Aung San Suu Kyi anger over Muslim question

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d3c1qnIb7Kc Myanmar's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has responded angrily to claims that her party is too friendly to Muslims. Speaking at a rally in...

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The spectre haunting Ethiopia: Unbridled torture, impunity in Somali region

This past week, Ethiopian defence forces clashed with the notorious paramilitary Liyu police in the Somali region of Ethiopia. The fighting led to the burning...
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Somaliland: Central Bank Denies Mint of New Notes, Plans to Migrate to Polymer Money

The Central Bank of Somaliland dismissed rumors that it planed to bring new bank notes at a time the country was still reeling under...
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Somaliland: 4 Die, Six Injured in Appalling Car Accident

Traveling from the border custom town of Wajaale to Hargeisa, a NOAH van driving in high speed flips over and over killing four and...