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Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Middle East

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...

G7 rejects sanctions on Russia after ‘ Syria chemical attack’

The G7 group of nations have failed to reach an agreement over threats of new sanctions against Russia and Syria. Foreign ministers were seeking a...

Oil rises toward $56 on Libyan field shutdown, Syria

Oil rose toward $56 a barrel on Monday, supported by another shutdown at Libya's largest oilfield over the weekend and geopolitical tensions following last...

Syria describes U.S. Missile launch as “flagrant aggression”

Syrian government says six of its personnel died during the U.S. missile attack on its Al Shayat airbase . Syria describes the attack as an...

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...

Syria’s Chemical attack symptoms consistent with use of nerve agent –...

The World Health Organization says Victims of the suspected chemical attack appeared to show symptoms consistent with reaction to a nerve agent. Putting the death...

Syrian Chemical attack: Showdown as Security Council debates resolution

The United Nations Security Council held emergency talks on Wednesday after the worst Syrian chemical attack in years. Condemnation of the assault continue to pour...

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...

Bomb blast near mosque kills 22, injures 77 in Pakistan

Explosion rocked a remote area bordering Afghanistan as people gathered for Friday prayers near the women's entrance of a Shia mosque in the central...

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...
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