Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Islamic State Eid attack in Iraq kills 90 as Saudis arrest 400

Iraq mourned its dead yesterday as the death toll from one of its deadliest car bombs rose to at least 90. The suicide attack by...

What’s Driving Clashes Between Ethiopia’s Somali, Oromia Regions?

Somaliland, a semi-autonomous region in the Horn of Africa, has displaced thousands of ethnic Oromos, according to Negeri Lencho, Ethiopia’s information minister. The forced relocations...

Suicide bombers target Egypt’s famed temple site at Luxor

Militants with explosives battled Egyptian security forces outside the famed ancient Karnak temple in Luxor on Wednesday, injuring at least four people in an...

Kenya: Five armed gangsters shot dead in Kiambu

Police in Kiambu gunned down five armed gangsters on Friday. They also recovered a pistol, a revolver, five rounds of ammunition and several items used...

Somalia’s political divide a threat to security

Somalia has been battling a bloody insurgency against Al Shabaab militants which has threatened the country’s security and stability but the political divide between...

Israel forces make abusive arrest of Palestinian kids, Human Rights Watch says

Human Rights Watch (HRW) has slammed the Tel Aviv regime over “abusive arrests” of Palestinian children by Israeli forces.In a report released on Monday,...

US: Five arrested in IRS impersonation scam

Five suspects have been arrested for involvement in a growing IRS impersonation scam that has bilked an estimated $36.5 million from 6,400 victims nationwide, federal...

Father beaten to death with chair as fight breaks out over snooker table in...

A father was beaten to death with a chair when a fight broke out over the snooker table in a high street cafe. Police launched...

UK Police Investigating Van Attack in London as Terrorism

The authorities in Britain said on Monday that they were treating an early morning attack near a mosque in London as a possible act...

Indonesia executes 8 drug smugglers by firing squad

Australia has recalled its ambassador to Indonesia for consultations after two Australians were among eight drug smugglers executed by firing squad early Wednesday. Australian Prime...

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Le Monde: Somaliland, the lessons of a ghost country

The former British protectorate (Somaliland), self-proclaimed independence of Somalia in 1991, has not been recognized by any state but tries to consolidate the exercise...

Pentagon foresees at least two more years of combat in Somalia

Amid its escalating campaign of drone strikes in Somalia, the Pentagon has presented the White House with an operational plan that envisions at least...

Humanitarian data breaches: the real scandal is our collective inaction

Why it’s time for an independent investigatory body CAMBRIDGE, 8 December 2017: The news that a platform used by at least 11 major operational NGOs and...