Thursday, December 14, 2017

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...

Mossad contradicted Netanyahu on Iran nuclear programme

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qPPZ1R37ZSc Less than a month after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's 2012 warning to the UN General Assembly that Iran was 70 percent of the way...

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Maimed in the war between Somalia government and al Qaeda’s affiliate al-Shabaab, the patients of De Martino Hospital prefer not to talk about what...

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Somaliland authorities are carrying out a “ Drought Impact Needs Assessment” (DINA), based on a globally recognized methodology, that is identifying long term solutions...

Republic of Somaliland Inaugurates Its Third-elected, Fifth President

The newly elected president of Somaliland Muse Bihi Abdi was sworn in for office on Wednesday, a month after the Election Day on the...