Saturday, May 26, 2018

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...

Yemeni Security lies to the Horn of Africa

The security council had discussed a draft resolution on the Yemen issue on Sunday evening in New York. Yemeni neighbours warned that if the world failed...

Gaza flooded after Israel opens dam gates

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s5BKLH_5kM0 Gaza's poor infrastructure and lack of building material and equipments due to the blockade has led the war battered infrastructure to deteriorate. Over 80 houses...

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Powerful Cyclone Mekunu threatening the coast of Somalia’s Puntland

The East Africa bloc's weather prediction center has issued a warning of an active tropical cyclone named Mekuku threatening the coast of Somalia's semi-autonomous...

Somalia: How AMISOM Contributing Countries are Milking the Somalia Crisis

The African Union Peacekeeping force in Somalia has been in the country for 10 years. The planned withdrawal has been pushed forward, amid concerns...

The Reinvention of Iraq’s Muqtada al-Sadr

From Sectarian Militia Leader to Populist Crusader in a Surprise Electoral Victory In April 2004, as American troops in Iraq were fighting multiple insurgencies, U.S....