Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Fact-checking the first day of the 2016 Republican National Convention

The opening night of the Republican National Convention had a heavy law-and-order theme, with a particular focus on the 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya....

Turkey coup: Astonishing pictures show violent clashes as mobs attack soldiers attempting to overthrow...

More than 161 people are dead and more than 1,000 wounded following violent clashes in Turkey after a faction of the military attempted to overthrow...

Turkey Was an Unlikely Victim of an Equally Unlikely Coup

If the attempted coup in Turkey came as a surprise, there was good reason: The event went against decades of research on how, when...

Emirates, Turkey on collision course in Somalia over divergent security interests

Political analysts returning from a duty tour in Somalia warn of a certain collision looming overhead that would pit Turkey against the United Arab Emirates

A Window Into the West Bank’s ‘Wildest, Most Violent’ Areas

With shoulder-length hair tumbling from beneath his knit skullcap, Hanamel Dorfman, a radical young Israeli settler, explains matter-of-factly on camera how hilltop settlement outposts...

Saudi Arabia-Iran Rivalry In Africa: Sudan, Djibouti, Somalia Part Ways With Tehran As Riyadh...

As tensions between Iran and Saudi Arabia escalated Thursday, a growing number of Muslim countries in East Africa have started to choose sides. Sudan,...

41 men targeted but 1,147 people killed: US drone strikes – the facts on...

New analysis of data conducted by human rights group Reprieve shared with the Guardian, raises questions about accuracy of intelligence guiding ‘precise’ strikes. The drones...

AU Special Representative holds talks with Somali imams in Minnesota

The ​Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (SRCC) for Somalia and Head of AMISOM Ambassador Maman Sidikou has underscored the...

Dylann Roof’s racist manifesto: ‘I have no choice’

Authorities said Saturday that the man accused of killing nine African Americans in a venerable Charleston, S.C., church left a racist manifesto targeting blacks,...

Leaders gather for controversial World Humanitarian Summit

Hundreds of world leaders have gathered in Istanbul for the opening of the first World Humanitarian Summit, organised by the United Nations.The objective of...

Latest article

Paul Pogba says he rejected Real Madrid before Manchester United transfer

Paul Pogba says he was the subject of interest from Real Madrid before he decided to sign for Manchester United. The former Juventus midfielder, who...

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...