Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Iraqi military downplays body count in Mosul air strike

Iraqi’s military said on Sunday 61 bodies were recovered from a collapsed building that Daesh booby-trapped in west Mosul, but there was no sign...

Iran promises a year’s worth of oil to Yemen’s Houthis

World Bank halts activities over security fears as Houthi militiamen kill two protestors and UN envoy warns of a civil war in Yemen Iran will...

Jordan’s King Abdullah urges EU to fight ‘Islamophobia’

King Abdullah of Jordan urged Europeans on Tuesday to fight hostility toward Islam that he said was fuelling extremism among Muslims, including those drawn...

Iraq enlisted 100,000 militiamen to fight ISIL and now it can barely control them

With traffic on the Republic Bridge snarled up for half a mile and lunchtime fast approaching, the two pickup trucks chock full of armed...

Former Turkish president Evren, symbol of military era, dies at 97

Turkey’s former army chief and president, Kenan Evren, who led a 1980 coup and came to symbolise the military’s decades-long dominance over politics, has...

Dispute Between Dubai And Djibouti Over Port Seizure Continues, Despite Tribunal Ruling

The dispute between Dubai-based DP World and Djibouti over control of the east African country’s container port looks set to rumble on, after the...

Syria domestic, exiled opposition agree crisis roadmap

Syria's main domestic and exiled opposition groups said Friday they had agreed a joint draft roadmap for the first time calling for a transitional...

Father of Palestinian toddler killed in arson attack dies of wounds

The father of a Palestinian toddler killed in an arson attack on his home a week ago died on Saturday of wounds sustained in...

Rival Syrian opposition blocs unite over roadmap

Unified front could strengthen political opposition's hand in any future talks with President Assad's government. The two major Syrian political opposition blocs, once foes, have...

Lebanon showcases 2nd ‘Israeli drone’ crash in less than a month (VIDEO)

An Israeli spy drone has crashed in the waters off the Lebanese Mediterranean city of Tripoli, Lebanon’s army claimed, releasing a video of the...

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KDF to leave Somalia once Al Shabaab threat is eliminated – Uhuru

President Uhuru Kenyatta (Sunday) announced that Kenya will not pull its soldiers out of Somalia until the troubled country achieves peace, stability and security. The...
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Somaliland opposition parties criticize President Bihi for propagating injustice

Somaliland opposition parties lashed out at the incumbent government and the leadership of His Excellency Musa Bihi Abdi for propagating hurtful injustice rather than...

Somalia: Al Shabaab captures key area close to Southwest State capital

The Al Qaeda linked Al Shabaab insurgents have taken major control of a key area near Baidoa town, some 250km southwest of Somali capital Mogadishu. The...