Saturday, October 19, 2019

IS claims execution of Arab Israeli accused of spying: video

The Islamic State released a video Tuesday purporting to show a young boy executing an Arab Israeli who it claimed infiltrated the group in...

Iraq seizes town on outskirts of Islamic State-held Tikrit

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Idm_gvLM02A Iraqi soldiers and Shiite militiamen captured a town Tuesday on the outskirts of the Islamic State-held city of Tikrit, sealing off Saddam Hussein's hometown...

Israel demolishes EU-funded shelters in Jerusalem

Israeli authorities on Tuesday demolished an EU-funded shelter in Arab east Jerusalem, the European Union said, denouncing the move.  "We condemn today's demolition of temporary...

Pakistan lifts execution moratorium for all death row convicts

Pakistan will begin executing criminals on death row whose appeals have been exhausted, an interior ministry spokesman said Tuesday, reversing an earlier announcement that...

Fukushima Chernobyl nuclear power Asia-pacific Four years after Fukushima, ‘new Chernobyl’ fears unfounded

Fukushima and Chernobyl – names now synonymous with one thing: nuclear catastrophe. But, as Japan marks the fourth anniversary of the Fukushima disaster on...

What does the Boko Haram/ISIS alliance mean?

Nigeria’s insurgent group Jama'atu Ahlis Sunna Lidda'awati wal-Jihad (People Committed to the Propagation of the Prophet's Teachings and Jihad), better known as Boko Haram,...

Construction workers stage rare protest in Dubai

Authorities say police negotiators resolved dispute between hundreds of protesters and their employer within one hour. Hundreds of foreign construction workers have staged a rare...

Saudi’s King Salman pledges development in first speech

King Salman says low oil prices will not halt development plans and vows to treat all Saudis equally. Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud vowed...

Colombia to temporarily halt bombing of FARC rebels

President Juan Manuel Santos says the country's armed forces will cease raids against the group for one month. Colombia's armed forces will halt bombing raids...

Letter inflames US feud over Iran talks

  Barack Obama pilloried Republicans Monday over an incendiary letter to Iran's leaders that warned a nuclear deal with the United States could be scrapped...

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Somaliland: Puntland Customs Director Shot and Killed in Galkayu

Two young me armed with pistols shot and killed the Puntland Customs Chief, Hassan Abdulle Hirabe, a.k.a. Hassan Weyne, in Glakayu, Friday. The killing was...

Somalia Commando Unit Commander Killed on Exchange of Fire in Mogadishu

The Commander of a Turkey-trained commando unit was killed, Friday, in Mogadishu in an exchange of fire between his bodyguards and unknown assailants a...

The West’s fascination with Turkey’s enemies

Regardless of the West's attempt to hamper its success, Turkey is determined to clear the region of PKK-linked terrorists The global order established after World...