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At least 21 killed and 40 injured in explosion at Coptic Church in Egypt’s Tanta, says ministry

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At least 21 killed and 40 injured in explosion at Coptic Church in Egypt’s Tanta, says ministry

  An explosion ripped through the Mar Girgis Coptic Church in the central Delta city of Tanta on Sunday morning as parishioners attended a Palm Sunday service, leaving dozens killed and many more injured. At least 21 people were killed and 40 injured in the blast, the Health Ministry said. The death toll is expected […]

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Muqtada Sadr calls on Bashar Assad to step down

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Muqtada Sadr calls on Bashar Assad to step down

Baghdad (BasNews) Sadr Movement leader, Muqtada al-Sadr, on Saturday issued a statement whereby he called on the Syrian president Bashar al-Assad to resign and on the US administration to stop “exaggerating” its positions and decisions. In an official statement, Sadr urges both the US and Russia to stop their interventions in Syria while he also […]

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Police, Immigration authorities net 56 illegal lags from Somalia

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Police, Immigration authorities net 56 illegal lags from Somalia

A combined task force of police and Immigration officials has thrushed out 56 illegal immigrants in Mzimba and the law enforcers are now looking for Malawian fixers. Northern region police spokesperson Peter Kalaya the illegal immigrants are from Somalia. “They were in a seven ton lorry and we managed to intercept them in Mzimba after […]

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Swedish police: ‘There is nothing to indicate that we’ve got the wrong man’

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Swedish police: ‘There is nothing to indicate that we’ve got the wrong man’

A woman lays flowers near the scene of the attack. Photo: Fredrik Persson/TT Swedish police on Saturday identified the suspected truck driver who killed four people in Stockholm as a 39-year-old man from Uzbekistan, a day after Europe’s latest terror attack. A woman lays flowers near the scene of the attack. Photo: Fredrik Persson/TT intelligence […]

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In letter to Congress, Trump vows to take additional action in Syria after missile strikes

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In letter to Congress, Trump vows to take additional action in Syria after missile strikes

AFP Photo     The United States is vowing to keep up the pressure on Syria after the intense nighttime wave of missile strikes from U.S. ships, despite the prospect of escalating Russian ill will that could further inflame one of the world’s most vexing conflicts. Standing firm, the Trump administration on Friday signaled new sanctions […]

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Syria missile attack: Too many bombs, too little destruction

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Syria missile attack: Too many bombs, too little destruction

   According to US President Donald Trump, the US military successfully represented their country and the world in carrying out the attack on the military airfield in Syria. Trump congratulated the participants of the operation by posting a message on his Twitter (AP photo) “Congratulations to our great military men and women for representing the […]

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Stockholm attack: Police suspect arrested man was truck driver

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Stockholm attack: Police suspect arrested man was truck driver

A police cordon was still in place outside the Åhléns department store on Saturday morning. Swedish police suspect that a man detained on Friday evening was the driver on the truck that ploughed into pedestrians in Stockholm, killing four and injuring 15.  “We suspect that the man who was arrested is the perpetrator,” Stockholm police spokesman […]

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Russia Deploys Missile-Armed Ship to Syria After US Attack: Source

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Russia Deploys Missile-Armed Ship to Syria After US Attack: Source

Russia has reportedly sent a missile-armed frigate to its naval base in Syria’s Mediterranean coastal city of Tartus following a recent US missile strike against an airbase in the Arab country. An informed military-diplomatic source in Moscow told Russia’s TASS news agency on Friday that the Admiral Grigorovich, a Russian Black Sea Fleet’s frigate, was […]

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Hassan, the mysterious Somali trader who funded Mau Mau fighters

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Hassan, the mysterious Somali trader who funded Mau Mau fighters

For decades, the identity of this mysterious man – who funded KAU and later Mau Mau – has been a matter of debate since no one seemed to know his name. In the national debate of freedom fighters, the tall man with immaculate looks hardly features. The Nation has, for the first time, identified the […]

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Merkel, Hollande voice support for US strike against Assad

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Merkel, Hollande voice support for US strike against Assad

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad bears “sole responsibility” for the US strike on a regime airbase, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande said in a joint statement on Friday. “After the chemical weapons massacre of April 4 on Khan Sheikhun in northwestern Francois Hollande and Angela Merkel (file photo). Credit: JOHN THYS/AFP , […]

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