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Their American Dream Deferred, Deported Somalis Arrive Home

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Their American Dream Deferred, Deported Somalis Arrive Home

A group of 50 Somali nationals deported from the United States arrived in Mogadishu on Friday, officials says. The Somali ambassador to United States, Ahmed Isse Awad, told VOA Somali that the 50 deportees are the second group to be sent to Mogadishu this month. “There were 50 people deported; 30 of them were removed […]

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Merkel calls G7 climate talks ‘very unsatisfactory’

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Merkel calls G7 climate talks ‘very unsatisfactory’

German leader Angela Merkel said Saturday that US President Donald Trump’s G7 partners remained in the dark about his intentions on climate change, calling the debate at a summit in Sicily “very unsatisfactory”. “The whole discussion on the topic of climate was very difficult, not to say very unsatisfactory” Merkel said. German Chancellor Angela Merkel […]

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Qatar Emir stirs controversy by defending Iran and Hezbollah

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Qatar Emir stirs controversy by defending Iran and Hezbollah

Doha-based broadcaster Al Jazeera has been blocked by the UAE and Saudi Arabia in response to the emir’s statements Dubai: Qatar Emir Shaikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani said his country is facing an unjust campaign that coincided with the visit by US President Donald Trump to the region that aimed to link it with […]

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America’s Missile Defenses Against North Korea Have a Big Problem (They Only Work Half the Time)

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America’s Missile Defenses Against North Korea Have a Big Problem (They Only Work Half the Time)

The conventional wisdom used to be that once an intercontinental ballistic missile shoots off from its silo into the exosphere, the best you could do was brace yourself for a mushroom cloud. There was simply no defense that could conceivably shoot one down. However, the United States today possesses a potential ace in its hand […]

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ISIS claims deadly shooting of Christians, as Cairo strikes militants

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ISIS claims deadly shooting of Christians, as Cairo strikes militants

ISIS said in a statement on Saturday that it had carried out the killing of Egyptian Christians on Friday. “A security unit from the soldiers of the caliphate set up a checkpoint to ambush tens of Christians headed for the Saint Samuel monastery west of the city of Minya,” the statement said. Mourners carry crosses […]

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Iraqi troops push for last ISIL holdouts in Mosul(Alarabiya)

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Iraqi troops push for last ISIL holdouts in Mosul(Alarabiya)

Al-Shifaa, Al-Zinjili and Al-Saha al-Oula neighbourhoods come under military attack as army seeks to reach Old City. Iraqi forces have launched a broad assault on parts of battleground second city of Mosul, closing in on the remaining pockets of territory held by the Islamic State group in Mosul. Operation to retake Mosul was launched more than seven […]

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President Temer Vetoes Immigration Amnesty for Foreigners in Brazil

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President Temer Vetoes Immigration Amnesty for Foreigners in Brazil

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The President of Brazil, Michel Temer, sanctioned the country’s new immigration law yesterday (Thursday, May 25th), giving those foreigners who want to live in Brazil more rights. The President, however, vetoed thirty items in the new bill including the much-awaited amnesty for those immigrants currently living illegally in the country.One of […]

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Trump rows cast shadow over ‘toughest G7 in years’

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Trump rows cast shadow over ‘toughest G7 in years’

G7 leaders met on Friday with divisions on trade and climate change, and fresh friction surrounding Donald Trump, threatening to undermine a show of unity against jihadist terrorism. The controversy threatened to undermine a show of unity by the world’s richest democracies against jihadist terrorism, after 22 people were killed in the Manchester concert bombing […]

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Iraqi forces call on civilians to flee Mosul’s ISIS-held Old City

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Iraqi forces call on civilians to flee Mosul’s ISIS-held Old City

The Iraqi air force dropped leaflets on Friday urging residents in the ISIS-held Old City center of Mosul to flee, raising fears among humanitarian groups for the safety of desperate civilians there. The leaflet drop, announced in an Iraqi military statement, signaled that the decisive offensive to dislodge the militants from their remaining enclave in […]

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Egypt strikes ‘terrorist camps’ in Libya in response to attack on Coptic Christians (VIDEO)

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Egypt strikes ‘terrorist camps’ in Libya in response to attack on Coptic Christians (VIDEO)

 Egyptian fighter jets have struck militant camps following the deadly attack on Egypt’s Coptic Christians, President Abdel Fattah Sisi has announced. The strikes were carried out in eastern Libya, state television said. Egypt’s president also vowed to continue striking bases used to train militants and who carry out terrorist attacks in his country, regardless of […]

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