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Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Middle East

At least 10 killed in Russia Metro blast

At least 10 people were killed in explosions in two train carriages at metro stations in St. Petersburg this Monday. Fifty people have been reported...

Syria attack: Most victims did not die of chemical attack –...

The chief UN investigator on Syria says most of the victims of the April the 4th attack in Syria died as a result of...

Australia Toughens Security Checks for Flights from Middle East

Australia will conduct additional security checks on passengers flying directly from Muslim-majority countries in the Middle East to prevent security threats. The new rules follow...

U.S. Defense Secretary calls Syria poison gas attack a “heinous act.”

U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis has said that a poison gas attack in Syria was a "heinous act" before a meeting at the Pentagon...

Chinese peacekeepers pass U.N. combat readiness inspection

The 3rd Chinese peacekeeping infantry battalion in South Sudan has recently passed the assessment for combat readiness, by the United Nations Mission in South...

U.S. wages second day of strikes on al Qaeda in Yemen

The United States carried out a second day of air strikes against al Qaeda in Yemen on Friday, U.S. officials said, in the latest...

Pope denounces “oppressive regimes” but urges restraint

Pope Francis denounced "oppressive regimes" in his Easter message on Sunday but in an apparent call for restraint urged world leaders to prevent the spread...

Risk of mass starvation rapidly rising in Yemen, Somalia, two others...

The risk of mass starvation inĀ  northeast Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen is rapidly rising due to drought and conflict The United Nations refugee...

Five Sudanese soldiers killed in Yemen conflict

Five Sudanese soldiers have been killed while fighting for the Saudi Arabia-led coalition against Houthi forces in Yemen, a spokesman for Sudan's armed forces...

40 killed in Damascus blasts targeting Iraqi Shiite visitors

No fewer than 40 people were killed and 100 others wounded on Saturday when bombs ripped through buses carrying Shiite visitors close to the...
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