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Somali pirates hijack Iranian fishing vessel off Horn of Africa: Report

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Somali pirates hijack Iranian fishing vessel off Horn of Africa: Report

Somali pirates have reportedly hijacked an Iranian fishing vessel off the Horn of Africa to use it as a mothership in attacking bigger and more valuable ships, a report says.The incident occurred on Tuesday, after a group of pirates captured the Iranian vessel “in order to hijack (other) ships,” Ali Shire, the mayor of Haabo, […]

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South Korea fires warning shots at likely North Korean drone

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South Korea fires warning shots at likely North Korean drone

The incident occurred at a time of increased international tensions over the North’s nuclear missile program. MAY 23, 2017 SEOUL—South Korea’s military fired warning shots at a suspected drone from North Korea on Tuesday amid tension over Pyongyang’s latest missile test which drew international condemnation and a warning from China. The identity of the object […]

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New bridge reunites Mosul as Iraqi forces gear up for final assault

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New bridge reunites Mosul as Iraqi forces gear up for final assault

(Reuters) Iraqi military engineers installed a new floating bridge across the Tigris river on Tuesday, reconnecting the two halves of Mosul to facilitate troop deployments ahead of a final assault to dislodge Islamic State. All five bridges connecting the two sides of the city bisected by the Tigris were struck by the U.S.-led coalition in […]

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U.S., Japanese firms collaborating on new missile defense radar, sources say BY TIM KELLY AND NOBUHIRO KUBO (REUTERS)

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U.S., Japanese firms collaborating on new missile defense radar, sources say BY TIM KELLY AND NOBUHIRO KUBO (REUTERS)

Raytheon and Lockheed Martin are working with Japanese partners on rival projects to develop new radars that will enhance Japan’s shield against any North Korean missile strike, government and defense industry sources in Tokyo said. As nuclear-armed Pyongyang builds ever more advanced missiles with the ability to strike anywhere in Japan, Tokyo is likely to […]

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Man arrested in Manchester as Theresa May condemns ‘sickening’ attack

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Man arrested in Manchester as Theresa May condemns ‘sickening’ attack

PM gives statement outside Downing Street revealing that police believe they know identity of bomber who killed 22   • Manchester attack – latest updates • What we know so far • Full report Police have arrested a man in connection with the Manchester Arena bomb attack on Tuesday as Theresa May condemned the “sickening […]

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‘We must build bridges not walls,’ Abbas says as Trump visits Bethlehem

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‘We must build bridges not walls,’ Abbas says as Trump visits Bethlehem

US President Donald Trump arrived for talks with Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas in Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank on Tuesday as they seek ways to renew Israeli-Palestinian peace efforts. In a joint press conference between the two leaders, Abbas said it was crucial that “bridges, not walls are built in our lands.” Trump said […]

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Children among 22 killed in UK pop concert blast

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Children among 22 killed in UK pop concert blast

UK election campaigns halted after apparent suicide bomb blast at end of US singer Ariana Grande’s show in Manchester. MANCHESTER BLAST: WHAT WE KNOW At least 22 killed, 59 wounded Children among the dead Police believe one man carried out attack ‘Suicide attacker’ died detonating device More than 400 officers deployed overnight in northern city […]

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Pyongyang’s spy agency, the elite cyber warfare group revealed to be behind hacking attacks

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Pyongyang’s spy agency, the elite cyber warfare group revealed to be behind hacking attacks

Former North Korean computer professor alleges North’s spy agency was behind hacking attacks Unit 180 is part of North Korea’s intelligence agency Reconnaissance General Bureau (RGB) The hacking attacks could have been aimed at raising money, he alleged PYONGYANG, North Korea – In a shocking new revelation, a former computer expert from North Korea has […]

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Global Center for Combating Extremism in Riyadh adopts unprecedented techniques

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Global Center for Combating Extremism in Riyadh adopts unprecedented techniques

 World leaders, including Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz and US President Donald Trump, inaugurated the Global Center for Combating Extremism headquartered in Riyadh as the US-Islamic Summit came to a close on Sunday. Riyadh hosted on Saturday and Sunday three anticipated summits during Trump’s visit to Saudi Arabia with nearly 50 leaders, mainly from the […]

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US-Islamic summit begins in Riyadh with more than 50 leaders participating

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US-Islamic summit begins in Riyadh with more than 50 leaders participating

Saudi King Salman and US President Donald Trump spoke of cooperation between the Muslim world and the US in order to halt terrorism and extremism in the world at the Arab-Islamic-American summit in Riyadh on Sunday. “We will cooperate in ending terrorism and extremism in all its shapes and forms,” the king said, “Islam was […]

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