Saturday, February 24, 2018

Turkish police detain suicide bomber near U.S. consulate in Istanbul

Turkish police detained a man threatening to detonate a suicide bomb in front of the U.S. consulate in Istanbul on Friday, local media said. The...

37 Emirati couples tie the knot in Dubai

The young couples were married in the eighth mass wedding hosted by the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) for its staff. Thirty seven Emirati...

Saudi man convicted of conspiracy in ’98 US embassy bombings

Khaled Al-Fawwaz a close confidant of Osama bin Laden and made sure bin Laden's death threats against Americans were heard and noticed worldwide in...

ISIL seizes strategic bridge in Iraq’s Anbar, InteractiveTimeline of ISIL Rise, Fall+Video

Capture of bridge linking Haditha to besieged city of Baghdadi leaves 20 Iraqi soldiers dead, reports say.   Reports say fighters from the Islamic State of...

Suicide attack ‘targets Turkish embassy car’ in Kabul

Taliban claim responsibility for bombing which killed two near Iran's embassy in Afghan capitalA suicide bomber driving a car packed with explosives has targeted...

China narrows definition of terrorism in draft law by deleting ‘thoughts’ from list of...

Official says deletion was ‘for the sake of accuracy and applicability', but the ocument, now undergoing a review, still retains reference to ‘speeches' that...

The new victims of an old border dispute

India and Pakistan’s decades-old territorial dispute is often portrayed as a dormant conflict, but for Zaigham Abbas it is anything but. His father Mumtaz Hussain...

India seizes record haul of smuggled gold outside airport + video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1PZksQDzLzs Indian police said they had made the single biggest seizure of gold smuggled into the country on Tuesday after arresting six people leaving an...

Yemen Houthis take over U.S.-trained special forces base in Sanaa

Armed men from Yemen's newly dominant Houthi group took over a special forces army base in the capital Sanaa early on Wednesday, soldiers there...

ISIL kidnaps 90 Christians in Syria

The ISIL terrorist group has kidnapped at least 90 Christians in northeast Syria. The so-called Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Tuesday that the...

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Twin car bombings kill nearly 30 in Somalia’s Mogadishu

At least 27 are dead in two car bomb blasts, claimed by al-Shabab, reported near presidential palace in Somali capital. Twin car bombings and subsequent...

Who will be Ethiopia’s next prime minister?

Will the appointment of a new Ethiopian prime minister only act to save the ruling party or usher in deeper reform? Hailemariam Desalegn's snap resignation as Ethiopia's...

Ethiopian Prime minister’s resignation part of EPRDF’s ongoing reform to address legitimate public demands...

The Consular-General of the Ethiopian Government to Somaliland, General Berhe Tesfaye released the below-copied statement to the local press Wednesday. It reads: Hargeisa: In the last...