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Appeals court deals blow to Trump administration travel ban

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Appeals court deals blow to Trump administration travel ban

A federal appeals court has dealt another blow to President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban targeting six-Muslim majority countries. The 4th US Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a lower court ruling that blocks the Republican’s administration from temporarily suspending new visas for people from Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen. US President Donald Trump’s […]

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Iran has built third underground ballistic missile factory(Reuters)

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Iran has built third underground ballistic missile factory(Reuters)

Iran has built a third underground ballistic missile production factory and will keep developing its missile programme, the semi-official Fars news agency quoted a senior commander of the elite Revolutionary Guard as saying. The development is likely to fuel tensions with the United States in a week when President Donald Trump, on his first foreign […]

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Trump meets with EU leaders, will attend NATO summit

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Trump meets with EU leaders, will attend NATO summit

President Trump began a busy day in Brussels Thursday meeting with European Union leaders and then newly elected French President Emmanuel Macron, with trade and security topping Mr. Trump’s agenda. “We have a lot to discuss, including terrorism and other things,” Mr. Trump said before meeting with Mr. Macron at the U.S. ambassador’s residence. U.S. […]

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Humanitarian aid to N. Korea should be unconditional: FM nominee

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Humanitarian aid to N. Korea should be unconditional: FM nominee

Kang Kyung-wha, President Moon Jae-in’s pick for foreign minister, said Thursday humanitarian aid to North Korea should come with no strings attached. Still, she called for taking “stern measures” against Pyongyang if it continues with its military provocations. Her view is in line with Moon’s pursuit of sanctions and dialogue simultaneously in resolving the North […]

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Berlin drug raids lead to arrest of four Islamist militants

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Berlin drug raids lead to arrest of four Islamist militants

German police said they arrested nine drug trafficking suspects, including four suspected Islamist militants, in early morning raids Wednesday. Police arrested four “Islamists considered capable of resorting to violence”, in the operation to dismantle a drug trafficking ring, said police and the Berlin public prosecutor’s office in a statement. File Photo: DPA They also seized […]

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Trump vows to promote peace after ‘fantastic’ meeting with the pope

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Trump vows to promote peace after ‘fantastic’ meeting with the pope

Donald Trump vowed Wednesday to use his US presidency to promote peace around the world after what he depicted as an inspirational meeting with an initially grim-faced Pope Francis. Meeting face-to-face for the first time, the two leaders sidestepped profound differences over a string of issues ranging from the environment to the plight of migrants […]

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Twin blasts rock Indonesian capital, fatalities reported

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Twin blasts rock Indonesian capital, fatalities reported

Two bombs have gone off near a bus station in eastern Jakarta, leaving a police officer and a suspected bomber dead, Indonesian police say. The two blasts occurred approximately five minutes apart in Kampung Melayu on Wednesday evening, a police statement said. It added that several people, including police officers, were injured in the bombings. […]

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Denmark’s integration minister Støjberg illegally separated asylum couples: report

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Denmark’s integration minister Støjberg illegally separated asylum couples: report

Inger Støjberg, Denmark’s minister for immigration, may have been warned that an instruction to separate young refugee couples was illegal before issuing the order. The minister gave an instruction in February 2016 to forcibly separate all asylum-seeking couples including individuals under 18 years of age, regardless of whether the couples had children. The Ministry of […]

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Muslims reported Manchester bomber Abedi, but UK police failed to take precautions, worker claims

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Muslims reported Manchester bomber Abedi, but UK police failed to take precautions, worker claims

social worker within the British Muslim society told U.K. broadcaster BBC that Muslims in the country have repeatedly reported Manchester bomber Salman Abedi to the anti-terror hotline for his terrorist tendencies, but police failed to take precautions. In the piece published in the BBC’s Turkey service on Wednesday, it was reported that many individuals from […]

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Army re-establishes control over al-Jarah Airport and new areas in Aleppo countryside

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Army re-establishes control over al-Jarah Airport and new areas in Aleppo countryside

Provinces, SANA – The Army and Armed Forces units re-established control over al-Jarah Airport and restored security and stability to a number of villages and towns in the eastern countryside of Aleppo, after killing and injuring around 3,000 ISIS terrorists. A military source told SANA that army units expanded their operations in hunting down ISIS terrorists […]

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