Friday, July 20, 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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Al-Shabaab Launches ‘Aggressive’ Child Jihadi Recruitment in Somalia

Al-Shabaab jihadists in Somalia’s Middle Shabelle region have ramped up “aggressive” child recruitment efforts, forcing outgunned residents who refused to surrender their kids to...

US amends terrorist designations of al-Shabaab, completes FTO review

US Government Press Release The Department of State has amended the designation of al-Shabaab – an al-Qa’ida affiliate in Somalia – to include al-Hijra and...

How Africa Tweets 2018

Portland’s fourth study into ‘How Africa Tweets’ has found African governments are not immune from global issues such as fake news, the rise of...